Shortlist #3 ~ Pop Up Flea Edition

05/12/2011 § 3 Comments

This weekend I joined nearly everyone and their momma and attended the 4th annual Pop Up Flea put up by A Continuous Goldberg.  Happy to support quality goods and the craftspeople who make them, I did come away with few small items of note.

Billykirk No.155 card case with flap.  I’ve been in the market for a card case for a bit as I previously purchased a gorgeous mother-of-pearl antique case that proved a bit too delicate to be tossed into my purse.  I was able to choose the leather, stitching color, add my initials and watch the whole thing come together in minutes, completely original and just for me.  I’m especially looking forward to seeing the leather with a bit of age on it.  Want your own?  Head here.

Sidenote: My beautiful calling cards are also made right here in New York by the folks at Terrapin Stationers.

Items of note: green stitching and the external pocket.

Pierrepont Hicks Field Bow Tie.  Ladies and gentlemen, we’ve officially entered bow tie territory.  A festive bit of tartan and shantung, this reversible tie is going to be perfect for the impending holiday season.  I’m very excited to wear my first bow tie — once I can master tying it, that is.  This tie is now unfortunately sold out, but do peruse the rest of the Pierrepont Hicks bow ties and neckties, all lovely and all made in New York.

Sea Salt Soaps from Three Potato Four.  Made from a Swedish formula with an invigorating, fresh scent, this sea salt soap caught my eye first with its clean packaging and completely sold itself once I took a whiff.  Added bonus: it’s made in the USA and is also good for shaving.  You can purchase your own from Three Potato Four here, a lovely Philadelphia vintage home decor and curiosities shop with a great online storefront you can visit here.

Gun dog print from Wooden Sleepers.  I got a dog!  Well, kinda.  Was pleased to pick up this vintage print of an English Pointer from Brian Davis of Wooden Sleepers.  It’s one of a kind, so you can’t have mine, but you can keep your eye on the online shop in case Brian finds anything similar.

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