News-Antique.com - Mar 10,2008 - It’s big! And, such fun! For the first time ever, the celebrated Pier Show, March 15 & 16 on Pier 94 will host a giant, pink tag sale with thousands of items priced by dealers for under $300. The show-wide sale will feature great buys on everything from fabulous furniture to the latest fashion finds – all under one roof! This is shopping at its best with booth upon booth filled with items that have been specially priced for this event only.
How does it work? Each dealer will use pink tags to indicate those vintage items within their booth that are available for $300 or under. And, it’s all green – affordable recycling at its best! All the visitor has to do is follow the bright pink signs throughout the show and walk away with something special at a price that is wonderfully affordable.
Where else will you find a beautifully framed print, painting, or large-scale poster at these prices, or a chunky bejeweled necklace with plenty of design impact for under $300? There is sculpture for your garden, your bookcase or credenza; silver smalls, table linens and lovely tiles to spruce up your home.
Are you a Banana Republic regular? Stock up on the same Safari-look khaki shorts that you’ll find in this popular chain. Ours are from the 40s and 50s and come by that worn and rugged look quite naturally. Best of all, ours are only $40 a pair. And yes, it WILL get warm! Check out floral sun dresses that are just bursting with color. Current museum exhibits of the late Frida Kahlo’s tropical paintings has put vibrant color in the fashion spotlight, with the result that top designers have opted for painterly prints for Spring ’08. Fashion Week was all about tropical themes and splashy florals. The Pier Show’s Fashion Alley has them – by the dozens. Just look for the bright pink tags!
While you’re browsing the “Alley”, check out the wide selection of vintage handbags at special “Pink Prices.” You’ll find high-style alligator, snakeskin and suede bags from Ladybag International. You can even find bags by many of your favorite designers – a soft red suede purse by Escada, a nylon Prada backpack, a burgundy suede and leather Cartier De Paris shoulder bag with adjustable leather strap, or a signature Gucci navy vinyl bag with black leather trim. Here is high-style that you can actually afford – all for under $300!
And, if you’re a dashing “gent” nursing a love affair with hats, Jae Jerrell has got your number – a hat to suit any whim or fancy. A specialist in men’s vintage fashion, her hat collection is second to none. Check out a jaunty bowler, preppy boater or any one of a hundred hats to suit your style. It’s all “in the pink”.
Love the look of Arts & Crafts period accessories? Thought you were priced out of this popular market? Think again. Laura Haaller is putting pink signs on twenty