Friday, November 27, 2009

This Weekend..Sat 27th/Sun 28th November + Vintage Menswear

Thanks to a fun start at Artist & Fleas and for making us the featured vendor this week, check out my interview with them ..This weekend we'll be there Sat/Sun come say hi ...bring in the guys, we'll have some cool men's vintage, then we'll be starting indoors at Brooklyn Flea weekend 5th/6th December, hope to see you..
In December we'll ONLY be found at Brooklyn Flea (indoors) at 81 Front Street, DUMBO

Monday, November 2, 2009

Sale, Moving on and latest news where to find us next

..After 4 great years of having our store on Orchard Street we will be happily returning to our roots of the flea markets for now. We will be having a big sale in the store on our last weekend, 13th/14th and 15th November and everything will be 50%off so come in, have a glass of champagne and check out that thang you've been eyeing.
We will continue to sell at the Brooklyn Flea Market Saturday and Sundays, last days outdoors 21/22nd November and starting indoors in Dumbo both Saturday and Sundays on 5th December 81 Front Street, Brooklyn. We have been loving being part of such a vibrant and creative community in Brooklyn, .
We are really grateful to you, all our customers, that have discovered us on Orchard St and to the many of you out there that have known us since our Chelsea Flea Market days, we appreciate that you keep coming back and spreading the word about us. We have loved having the store and love finding great things for you all.
A big thank-you for all the great notes you have sent us,. Being able to contribute to you feeling fabulous, enjoying shopping and having fun dressing makes it all worth while.

***We were thrilled that Hairy Mary's was voted the winner for the Best New York look in London (my home town) for the Wish You Were Here Swap ,
thanks to all of you who voted for us. My Mum was there in the audience. Winning look pictured above.***

Friday, October 23, 2009

Goodbye Orchard Street..It's been nice knowing you

The time has come for us to close the store on Orchard Street and move on, we will be closing Orchard Street November 15th, if you've been planning on visiting the store, this is the deadline. We are happy to be moving on an upbeat note with a great success in London and a bunch of editorials and press for Hairy Mary's in the coming month ahead. . We are really excited to move on to the next stage and face of Hairy Mary's with more time to work on our other creative projects and ideas. Look out for some new reconstructed designs I will be introducing to our line and will keep you posted with what's happening here on the home front.

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Time Out, London #1 Pick

Great having a Hairy Mary's Vintage presence in London, my hometown for the month of October, even my Mum is going to attend some of the events, so don't miss out on the fun. We've been getting some great press in London for Wish you Were Here Swap and are honoured that we were #1 pick for Time Out, London with a nice little write up and big pic by writer Rebecca Lowrey Boyd (who has a great blog well worth checking out
Photo credits and thanks to Isis Charise
Thanks everyone who voted for us we were the Catwalk winner for the New York Best look for the Fashion Show in Carnaby Street, check out the link...
Don't forget us at our store on Orchard Street, Lots of new stock just came in, some great new fall items, not to be missed.

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

On our way to London..with Wish You Were Here, Lower East Side, NYC~London Swap, open for October only..

Londoners, friends and shoppers, come see us in the Newburgh Section of the West End, originally known as Carnaby Street for the Wish You Were Here London/Lower East Side Swap, The Pop-Up Shop will be selling my Eco-Friendly Reconstructed Vintage designs and featuring other cool stores from our neighborhood such as Shut Skateboard, In God We Trust, Kaight (also eco-friendly), Reed Space. Check out the map on the website for the locations). There will be some(American Style)fun events going on including a fashion show..
I love the idea of this cultural exchange, bringing two really different neighborhoods together, finding commonalities and an attempt at building a transatlantic community. I see a great eco-future of pop-up shops bringing empty,unrented stores to use for independent creative endeavours and events. Check out the website above, come along, invite your friends and enjoy the independent diversity of a neighborhood in NYC.
My friend and fellow painter Amanda Moss has created along with Off Modern, a moving art gallery using empty store spaces in the Elephant and Castle Mall in London. Check out 'Off Modern' at Corsica Studios and The Elephant Rooms on Facebook. Pass this onto to anyone you think might be interested in what we do. Join us on Facebook, follow the blog..keep in touch...

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

London/LES Fashion Show, Sunday 13th Sept 4-6pm

London Swap/LES Fashion Show
Sunday, September 13:
Time: 2pm-6pm Fashion Show starts 5pm
Location: 185 Orchard Street- (between Houston & Stanton)
just opposite the Wish You Were Here pop-up shop.
Come down to the LES for a live fashion showcase on Orchard Street. Featuring designs in three categories: Eco & Vintage, London Looks from the Wish You Were Here? pop-up, and looks from multi-generational boutiques & new designers. The event will also include live sets from London DJs, Local Business Discount Day, and events from the Ladies Lotto Block Party.

Hairy Mary's Vintage is excited to participate in the "Wish You Were Here" London/LES Swap which concludes in New York with the fashion show this weekend and starts in London with the Pop-Up shop showcasing the LES participants, starting October 1st through 31st in the Newburgh Quarter of London, check out the website, visit the pop-up store and send your friends over the pond to check out the LES in London... for this transatlantic experience.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Look out for Hairy Mary's Vintage on Ugly Betty and win a Gift Certificate..

Ugly Betty Costume Department lst week purchased some great pieces from us for use on the show. Amongst them on of my Recostructed Vintage Boob Tube Dresses. Love her quirky charecter, keeping my fingers crossed that she'll wear it for one of her episodes in this season.

First to let us know about spotting our items on an Ugly Betty show wins a $50 gift certificate.

Above are the photos of what to look out for...
Happy to hear some of you caught Hairy Mary's on the premiere episode on Bravo of NYC Prep...Reality TV?

Hope to see you at the store, spread the word...bring your friends, keep supporting independent stores if you want us to stay around.

Enjoy the sunshine....

Sharon and Carl

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Window dressing...

Reconstructed vintage boob tube dress over crinoline with white pantsuit in Hairy Mary's window on Orchard Street

 this double circle vintage 1940's purse

shoes not to walk by, to walk with...

1960's netted jeweled shoes with 1930's hat

Friday, May 8, 2009

What to wear for that spring/summer fun in the sun?

Welcome to our blog if this is your first time, if not... nice to see you again.Hope you're enjoying Spring>>>nice to hear birds chirping ...
Just got back from a great shopping trip and have been filling the store with some fun vintage spring and summer frocks, cool shoes and some great hats keeping you all styled up for that special event dress to feel fabulous in or something fun and funky to wear to work, brunch, dinner, or just walking round town enjoying the sunshine.
Textile swatches are now in the store so pass this onto any textile designers who might be interested.
Check out our review by Rose Donlon

Sunday, March 22, 2009

Hairy Mary's Vintage NYC now on facebook

Spring is in the air and thanks for keeping us busy restocking। We have some great new 50's Madmen party dresses for those spring and summertime events as well as tons of other great vintage and reconstructed vintage pieces. We have just added a Hairy Mary's Vintage page to Facebook so please join us there if you are a FB user, check out our page, see our notes for reviews, pics and press coverage and please subscribe to this blog, let us know you're interested.

Monday, March 2, 2009

Looking Up Petticoats, Blog News & Vintage Textile Swatches

Thanks for enjoying great vintage finds with us and having some fun shopping at our store. . For all of you fabric/textile designers, I've been working on a idea of vintage swatches if interested please let me know, you'll find them in the store over the next few weeks or email me for an appointment. Keeping mindful of creating positive thoughts and energy.... moving forward.

Saturday, February 21, 2009

Ugly Betty and Fashion Week Feb 09

Thank's to all our customers that have come to town and shopped with us for Fashion Week, all our regulars for coming back, enjoying our store and keeping us going. Thank you Ugly Betty Crew for finding some goodies, and thanks to all of you who like our ideas, we like yours too...
Hopefully our current condition will bring us to a place of appreciation of what's original, what's creative and what's meaningful.

Friday, February 20, 2009

Confessions of a Shopaholic

Just saw the movie 'Confessions of a Shopaholic' and was delighted to see Sue, Rebecca's best friend (the coolest one in the movie) wearing a fave Hairy Mary's Vintage dress from the 1960's. Luckily, I had done a photoshoot with fab photographer Charise Isis a week before it was snapped up by the costume designer Molly Rogers for the movie. The tartan cape and the green wide belt Rebecca wore was also from Hairy Mary's. Check out the movie, it was really fun and all of us who love to shop could relate a teensy, weensey little bit to Rebecca..