• Karen Seiger

Abbottkinney At The Antiques Garage: Treasures Across The Ages

Porcelain Lady at the Antiques Garage

If you haven’t visited the Antiques Garage recently, or ever, you really must do so this coming weekend or soon thereafter. This large, two-level antique and flea market is one of my favorite places to find the bits and pieces of design, decor, kitchenware, clothing, books, jewelry, art and so much more that have survived the test of time.

Abbottkinney Modern Vintage is one of the most intriguing collections to explore at the Garage. It is the first shop straight ahead as you come in from the 26th Street entrance. Look for the beautiful vintage clothing hanging on the wall, and follow the garments down into the shop itself.

Abbottkinney is one of those vintage shops where something takes makes you breathe in and raise your eyebrows away at every turn: the stacks of vintage flatware and Bakelite handled kitchen utensils. An antique fire extinguisher – I’ve never even thought about one, let alone seen one. Trays of rhinestone studded brooches and trunks filled with handbags. And then there are all of the personal, decorative items that were obviously treasured by someone in their day.

The fashion along the wall is fascinating as well. You will find antique lingerie alongside party dresses from different eras, as well as groovy maxi dresses from the 1970’s. I spotted a sweet, pink Pucci scarf tucked in among the dresses and jackets. You just never know what you will find if you look long and hard enough.

Visit Abbottkinney and many more antique and vintage sellers Saturdays and Sundays at the Antiques Garage, 112 West 25th Street between 6th and 7th Avenues. And follow Abbottkinney on Facebook!

~Karen Seiger, Markets of New York City

Abbottkinney Modern Vintage at the Antiques Garage

Surpised by a Vintage Pink Emilio Pucci Scarf – Abbottkinney at the Antiques Garage

Amazing antique fire extinguisher – from Abbotkinney at the Antiques Garage

A sweet token of someone’s affection from long ago – Abbottkinney Modern Vintage

Vintage jewelry box and spectacles – Abbottkinney at the Antiques Garage

There are treasures at every turn in Abbottkinney’s shop at the Antiques Garage

Need a sparkly brooch? Visit Abbottkinney at the Antiques Garage

These aren’t maracas! They are darning eggs – from Abbotkinney at the Antiques Garage

Vintage clothing from many ages on the walls of the Antiques Garage

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