Style: Brooklyn’s New Flea Market
Last week in Brooklyn’s Clinton Hill, on a 40,000 square foot piece of asphalt, about 200 vendors and some 20,000 shoppers flocked to the insanely hyped flea market. With many of New York’s flea markets losing their space to new developments, the announcement of a new weekly event in the up-and-coming neighborhood brought out the big crowds.
Organized by Jonathan Butler, the guy behind the Brownstoner.com, the market definitely had a particularly ‘Brooklyn’ vibe with carefully curated vendors and fashionable visitors. The New York Times picked up on the chic nature of the event and produced a fun a little pictorial sideshow with audio commentary evaluating the scene and it’s patrons unique styles.