Gemini & Scorpio’s Goldmine! Shopping Party RSVP for location – Gowanus, Brooklyn 2-8pm Free, RSVP here Have you ever wanted to shop (or at least rifle through) Miss Scorpio’s closet? This is your chance. She’s teaming up with burlesque bombshell Veronica Varlow, a fellow dress-up addict, for some spring cleaning and fundraising for their respective [...]
Pop Souk The Standard Biergarten (848 Washington St., Manhattan) Noon-6pm Free admission Nightlife personalities, artists, musicians, DJs, designers, fashion junkies, and the rest of us who make up the creative landscape of Downtown NYC, are usually blessed—and cursed—with fabulously overflowing closets. More than just a marketplace, Pop Souk is an event where you’ll find some [...]
Drop In Tie-Dye Party Brooklyn Brainery (190 Underhill Ave., Brooklyn) 2-5pm $7 in advance Attention all: tie-dye does not have to be garish or tacky! Or rainbow colored or in a big spiral (not that there’s anything wrong with that). We know more than a dozen ways to get understated, sophisticated results that help you [...]
The Fabulous Fifth Avenue Fair 5th Ave. from 12th St. to Sterling Pl., Brooklyn Noon-5pm Free Click here for more free New York City events & things to do.
Gottscheer Hall (657 Fairview Ave., Queens) 11am-5pm Free RIDGEWOOD MARKET A MONTHLY ARTISAN FLEA MARKET Click here for more free New York City events & things to do.
MODAVANTI Launch Party Textile Arts Center (26 W. 8th St., Manhattan) 6-8:30pm Free with RSVP Join us to celebrate the launch of Modavanti.com! Come for a night of drinks (sustainable alcohol of course), musical mixing from Songza, and the opportunity to meet our designers and charitable partners, alongside leaders in the sustainable fashion movement as [...]
Market Hotel Tag Sale Market Hotel (957 Broadway, Brooklyn) Noon-8pm Free admission :: all proceeds to benefit the Market Hotel Project :: … special guests tba … :::: NARWHALZ OF SOUND :::::: Cammisa Buerhaus :: dj Mr Ad Hoc Click here for more free New York City events & things to do.
Manufacture NY Factory Bash Industry City (237 37th St., Brooklyn) 8pm-midnight $20 in advance Join Manufacture NY as it toasts it’s new factory space in style – with top-secret bands, free ice-cold PBRs (while they last), cash bar featuring local cocktails and a FREE photobooth. Hosted in their brand new, raw factory space at Industry [...]
IDEAS City 2013 StreetFest Around the Bowery & in Sara D. Roosevelt Park, Manhattan 11am-6pm Free IDEAS CITY explores the future of cities around the globe with the belief that arts and culture are essential to the vitality of urban centers, making them better places to live, work, and play. Founded by the New Museum [...]
Friday, May 3rd: Dressed for Battle: A Presentation by Vintage Fashion and Fabric Expert Janice Everett
Dressed for Battle: A Presentation by Vintage Fashion and Fabric Expert Janice Everett Proteus Gowanus (543 Union St., Brooklyn) 7:30pm $5 What has the charge of the light brigade got to do with cardigans? How did French soldiers’ underwear become a multi-billion dollar industry? Why did an article of World War I airmen’s military uniform [...]
DIY Painted Leggings Etsy Labs (55 Washington St., Ste. 712, Brooklyn) 5-6:30pm or 6:30-8pm Free, RSVP required Now that spring is finally here, it’s time to shed your layers and show some leg — or at least some ankle. Etsy Seller Maresa Ponitch of Dusty Rose Vintage has gathered a stash of colorful, cotton, and [...]
Fred Flare Pop-Up Shop Chelsea Market (75 9th Ave., Manhattan) Wednesday-Saturday: 10:30am-7pm Sunday: 10:30am-5pm Free admission Click here for more free New York City events & things to do.
Smart Textiles: Fashion that Responds Eyebeam (540 W. 21st St., Manhattan) 6:30-8:30pm $10 As part of the Computational Fashion program series, Eyebeam presents a diverse group of designers and scientists working in cutting edge textile research and production. From nanoparticles to circuit boards, technology is becoming embedded in the very fabric of the things we [...]
Hester Street Fair 2013 Hester & Essex St., Manhattan 10am-6pm Free admission Housed on the historic grounds of New York City’s largest pushcart market at the turn of the century, the Hester Street fair pays homage to those roots by bringing together a collection of NYC’s best vendors in a bustling outdoor marketplace. We curate [...]
Brooklyn Vintage Crawl Click here for locations Noon-8pm Free to crawl Stroll around Williamsburg & Greenpoint for fabulous deals on vintage wares & drinks. Click here for more free New York City events & things to do.
Free Curtis Kulig Live Art & Light Show Gansevoort Plaza, Manhattan 3-9pm Free NYC artist Curtis Kulig personalizes your GIFs with his signature style and takes command of the LED lights for an interactive “Love Me” light show. Pictureplane & The Dolls DJ Click here for more free New York City events & things to [...]
Design on a Dime 2013 Interior Design Sale Metropolitan Pavilion (125 W. 18th St., Manhattan) 10am-6pm Free admission Buy furniture, art, home accessories, and gifts curated by over 60 of the world’s top interior designers for 50–70 % off retail pricing. Click here for more free New York City events & things to do.
ID Pop Shop Chelsea Market (75 9th Ave., Manhattan) 10:30am-7:30pm Free admission Designer-entrepreneurs Barbara Wilkinson and Raoul Calleja have created a game-changer in the group market realm with the work of 25 independent designers shown in thoughtful mini-boutique settings. The designer-driven week long pop ups at the elegant Chelsea Market are a favorite of shoppers [...]
Local Theads, Global Themes Fashion Show Queens College, Student Union Ballroom (65-30 Kissena Blvd., 4th Fl., Queens) 6:30-9pm Free, RSVP: email@example.com Our fashion show will explore how fashion engages with sartorial traditions from different cultures and creates new expressions, identities, and stories through creative design. The evening will feature traditional/indigenous garb as symbols of local [...]
Earth Day New York in Union Square Union Square Park, Manhattan 11am-6pm Free We’re taking our annual outdoor Earth Day events to Union Square this year! Union Square has a long history with the Earth Day movement so we’re happy to be returning. The events will include live performances, our green-vehicle runway and exhibition, and [...]
Earth Day New York Clothing Swap Union Square Park West, Manhattan 1-4pm $10 in advance ClosetDash and Let’s Collaborate! are bringing THE FIRST Swap Party EVER to Earth Day Union Square! Come swap your clothes, shoes and bags for a good cause! Each participant will receive a ClosetDash gift bag full of goodies! Raffles and [...]
This might seem crazy but it’s true: Brooklyn Industries is dropping free mimosas on NYC and Brooklyn at ALL BKI store locations on Saturday, April 20 (aka 4/20) from noon-4pm. We’re launching our summer 2013 collection that week and to kick it off every store will be offering guests a free mimosa, plus an exclusive [...]
Green Festival NYC 2013 Jacob K. Javitz Center, Manhattan Saturday: 10am-6pm Sunday: 11am-5pm $10 in advance On Earth Day Weekend, April 19-21, New York City Green Festival returns to Javits Center North celebrate community with the largest, most diverse and most trusted place for learning, shopping, networking and having fun. The Festival will feature favorites, [...]
Forma de Sel Pop Up miLES FABWorks (75 E 4th St., Manhattan) 10am-7pm, 10am-1pm brunch Free admission Shop a curated collection of one-of-a-kind home and fashion accessories hand-crafted in Latin America for one weekend only. Join us for a Chocolate Brunch on Sunday, April 21 from 10 AM – 1 PM. Browse the merchandise while [...]