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Digital Discussions: A Closer Look at Brooklyn Makers | Eleonora Volpe, Sustainable Fashion Stylist

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Eleonora Volpe is a Sustainable Fashion Stylist (or Eco-Stylist) and Founder of The Society of Green Arts. images of recycling and upcycling“The Society of Green Arts is a newborn non-profit organization that promotes upcycling and recycling co-creative action in order to find…

A New Way to #ShopSmall: BKBlockParty.Live Small Business Block Party!

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We are thrilled to be a founding member of BKBlockParty.Live, a digital block party to support small businesses in Brooklyn that have been impacted by COVID-19. Stay home. Shop small. Support Brooklyn.  On Saturday, May 23rd from 10am until 2pm, Brooklyn is getting its first digital block party that will put live-streamed content from local Brooklyn shops…

Digital Discussions: A Closer Look at Brooklyn Makers | The Canvas by Querencia

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Interested in sustainable fashion? Watch this educational and inspiring interview with Devin James Gilmartin, President & Creative Director, and Kate Walz, Creative Director of Querencia Studio and Manager of The Canvas by Querencia Williamsburg, Brooklyn. They are interviewed by sustainable fashion designer and Like A Local tour guide, Amalya Meira. They work with over 120 sustainable…

Digital Discussions: A Closer Look at Brooklyn Makers | Line & Label

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Do you ever dream about opening your own fashion label or boutique? Watch this inspiring video with Kate O’Riley, Founder & Head Designer of Line & Label. She is interviewed by sustainable fashion designer and tour guide, Amalya Meira. Line & Label is located in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. It is a boutique and studio that has a…

Support Small Businesses!

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It’s no secret that small businesses everywhere are facing tough times, but given the fact that NYC has been on lockdown since March 16, we are especially hard hit. Here are some of our favorite ways to support small businesses: NYC & Company continues to highlight member businesses through three separate digital marketing initiatives: Virtual…

Best of Made in NY Clothing Brands

We are huge fans of supporting local businesses, especially shopping local! Here are some of our favorite Made in NY clothing brands. Shop them on your own or with us on our Shopping Tours! Women’s Fashion Line & Label…

Very NYC Holiday Gift Ideas!

We love a good list for nice presents, so here are our top ten very NYC holiday gifts:   (photo: russanddaughterscafe.com) 1: A Classic NYC Brunch! Can’t make it to New York? Send a classic…

BEST OF: Vintage Shopping in NYC & Brooklyn

Many professional stylists and shoppers say that NYC  has some of the best vintage shopping and we tend to agree. Yes, you have to spend a little more time hunting, but it’s so worth it when you find those special pieces! Here are our favorite vintage shops in NYC & Brooklyn. Don’t forget that our…

Our Favorite NYC Holiday Markets

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The tradition of the holiday market dates back to the 1300’s in Germany. Held in the town square, the markets included food, drink and seasonal items from open-air stalls accompanied by singing, dancing and other local performers. We love the winter holidays in NYC. And we especially love the amazing holiday markets in NYC and Brooklyn….

NYC’s Best Markets: Food Markets, Flea Markets & More!

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Weekends are great for wandering and sometimes nothing is more fun than spending a few hours sampling inventive foods or shopping all kinds of locally made goods in one location. That’s why we wanted to share the best of NYC’s markets:   Check out our Market Tours here Calendar Check out our Market Tours here…