Sample sales and pop-up shops are cool and all, but I'm not kidding when I say they have nothing on the Manhattan Vintage Show. And, this weekend, the shopping mecca is back for two days of get-it-while-you-can goodness.
If you're unfamiliar, the Manhattan Vintage Show is a bazaar featuring every top-notch vintage vendor this side of the Mississippi (and maybe even beyond). There are chiffon floral dresses that would stop Daisy Buchanan's heart and silk, Japanese souvenir jackets that put Ryan Gosling's Drive coat to shame. There are two-pieces from the '60s we never want to take off and leather jackets from the '80s that would be the very best thing in your closet.
And, being the vintage hounds that we are, editor-in-chief Christene Barberich and I curated a shop of our favorite pieces available at this weekend's show. You can buy them online now before those hoards of people try to grab 'em this Friday and Saturday. And, yes, by "hoards of people," I may just be referring to myself.
Click through for some of our favorite pieces from the sale, and join us at the Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 West 18th Street, (between Sixth and Seventh Avenues); Friday, March 28, 1:00 to 8:00 p.m. and Saturday, March 29, 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
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Levi's Shredded Jeans, $125, available at Manhattan Vintage Show.
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Bohemian Embroidered Dress, $275, available at the Manhattan Vintage Show.
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1970s Golden Finn Print Knit Midriff and Long Skirt, $475, available at the Manhattan Vintage Show.
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1985 Madonna Tour T-shirt, $288, available at the Manhattan Vintage Show.