Your Guide to the Best Artisan, Farmer, Food & Flea Markets

Artisan Markets

The artisan markets are home to many of New York’s most talented designers, craftspeople and fine artists. These markets take traditional craft fairs to the next level through fine design, wild creativity, and innovative use of technology. Visit the artisan markets and buy handmade products directly from the people who made them. You will find future trends in jewelry, accessories, fashion designs, decorative pillows and lamps, candles, organic body products and so much more.

EVENT: Dress Fitting Party with Designer Maja Svensson of Elsa & Me

“Dress shabbily and they remember the dress. Dress impeccably and they remember the woman.”  ~Coco Chanel I am thrilled to be hosting a dress fitting with the amazing fashion designer Maja Svensson of Elsa & Me: What:  Spend an evening getting fitte for a perfect custom-made dress by the designer

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5 Tips For Enjoying Pantone’s 2016 Colors Of The Year

  I eagerly await Pantone’s Color of the Year announcements. Last year it was Marsala, which I loved for its vibrancy and rich options for complementary colors. In 2014 it was Radiant Orchid, which I found pretty, if not a bit insipid. The 2016 Colors of the Year have been

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The Coolest Place to Spend New Year’s Eve (It’s Not Times Square)

You may know by now that I love pretty much anything to do with Coney Island. Last New Year’s Eve, Coney Island introduced a new and groovy alternative to the crowds in Times Square: the Parachute Jump Midnight Ball Drop! This year, Coney Island USA is starting another new tradition,

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Weekend Holiday Market Picks: Where To Find Gifts for Food Lovers

This is it, kids: the last shopping weekend before Christmas! Luckily for us, many of our holiday markets are open until Christmas eve. But there are some fabulous specialty markets that are only happening this weekend or into early next week. So study this list and check it twice to

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Wonderful Vintage Charm For Your Holiday Table at abcmkt

Whenever I need inspiration, or when I want to fill my mind with nothing but beautiful things, I find myself heading right over to ABC Carpet & Home. Not to put too fine a point on it, but ABC is my favorite store in the universe. Dondrill Glover is the

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