Want to Slow Down and Enjoy This Holiday Season? Make it A Very Vintage Christmas with These Top 10 Tips.
6) Honor Traditions All of our technology is a wonderful thing and it really does enable a world beyond anything we could
#3: Pop Art Sketch by a Young Andy Warhol It's seems that valuable art can show up in the most unlikely of places. For one
We are pretty sure that this spot will catch your attention. It's flea market in Brussels, called Marolles. Marolles is a
Paris isn’t the only place with a marché aux puces: Italy also has its small flea markets, which are nearly always found
As both an antiques dealer and a collector, I often think of myself as a foster parent for 'stuff.' I find things I love, live with them for a while, and then pass them along into the world.
Ok, yes, les Puces means the fleas. But how many fleas have you seen in flea markets? Most likely none. In Paris, going daily or weekly to the markets for fruits, vegetables, cheeses, breads, meat, flowers and all sorts of food is a ritual very cherished, as nothing beats the freshness of farmers' food. Who likes supermarkets?
Every time I return from Paris with a suitcase full of clothes and shoes, my friends marvel at how I can afford to shop in Paris. So let me tell you a few of my little secrets. I am not wealthy and I do not spend tons of money when shopping for my clothes.
Amidst the hodgepodge of rare goods and collectible gems that can be found at flea markets, those with a knack for haggling get to take their sport to Olympian levels.
It's also safe to say that I've never visited a city as friendly as Santa Fe. From the cab drivers to the staff at the hotel, to retailers to strangers on the street, this town is populated by people who clearly love it -- and love sharing it with others.
Vintage ornaments, lights and decorations add that nostalgic, sentimental vibe to a home, and people respond to it -- especially at this time of the year.