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Jan ,2014

Manhattan Vintage Clothing Show & Sale

Friday, January 17th:  1pm – 8pm
Saturday, January 18th:  11am – 6pm

Find your own style at New York’s premier vintage clothing shopping event. An extraordinary selection, from 90 top vintage clothing dealers, highlight this two-day shopping extravaganza that draws designers, stylists, celebrities, and the fashion-smart world-wide.

The Metropolitan Pavilion
125 West 18th Street (Between 6th & 7th Aves)
New York, NY 10011

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With SPECIAL EXHIBITION

Almost Dior: America’s Stamp On The New Look

In February 1947, Christian Dior’s first major collection hit the runway in what has become one of the most important events in fashion history. The New Look, as it was referred to, was made up of long, full skirts with a nipped waist, rounded shoulders and exaggerated bust lines. The appeal in the swish of long skirts and the allure of curvaceous shapes did not come without a high price though.

‘Almost Dior: America’s Stamp On The New Look’, shows American designers and manufactures from the early 1950’s such as, Ceil Chapman, Suzy Perette and Dan Millstein, who began producing affordable versions of the Parisian designs. These quality interpretations could be found in regular department stores or boutiques, thus on a slim budget of fifty or sixty dollars someone in America could emulate the look of a glamourous Parisienne.

 

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The East Ville Des Folies 2014 Beer & Whiskey Festival event at Webster Hall, Saturday, Jan. 18th, from 2:30 pm to 5:30pm, is reportedly, the  “second annual prohibition themed tasting event”.  From the website:

4 floors of rare Whiskeys and Beers
Location: Webster Hall

Date: Saturday, January 18th, 2014

Time: VIP Session $55: 1:30-2:30 PM
*Early preview tasting.
Exclusive tastings of limited, hard to find editions of brands*

GA Session $45: 2:30-5:30 PM

Dress: 1920s-inspired clothing or cocktail attire

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An added attraction will be a sort of pop-up speakeasy and themed photo booth opportunity within the event.  “For a truly immersive experience, step inside the exclusive Speakeasy presented by The Irishman Whiskey in the studio of Webster Hall. Amidst old records and posters from the Prohibition Era, our experienced mixologists will be mixing speciality Irishman cocktails. There will also be a unique photo booth experience. You will have the opportunity to print, share, or email your photos right on the spot.”

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Here Today: Project 1919 Open now

The Mulberry Project‘s launched a pop-up speakeasy in a heated garden tent for the next few months, serving barrel-aged cocktails and dark blended drinks.
149 Mulberry St. (Grand St.), Little Italy (646-448-4536)

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