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beacon's blog

noah


we have reached the time of year when layering is absolutely necessary. 

beacon's buyer noah stays warm in vintage turkish slippers, oak jeans, vintage asia t-shirt, vintage levi's denim vest, hoodie by costume national and vintage motorcycle jacket. sunglasses by oliver peoples shade him from the harsh winter sun. all from beacon's closet.

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mighty moon

mighty moon is orbiting your hemisphere.

beacon's manager leah evans and her boyfriend jay giampietro create soft, dreamy vibes that will whisk you away from the cold new york winter. this duo leads you on a midnight stroll through a chiaroscuro looking glass where sparkly guitar, heartwarming glockenspiel, and hopeful yet haunting melodies gently fall on your earbuds.
 
catch mighty moon tomorrow, december 3rd at cake shop - 152 ludlow street in manhattan - $8 at 8pm

click here to download mighty moon's free ep breezes, recorded by jason meagher at black dirt studios upstate.


photos by mike lau unless otherwise noted

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naked label

introducing beacon's own allison press.

for the past two years allison has been designing, producing and distributing her own accessory line, naked label


deriving inspiration from the nature of her native florida, allison has cast alligator hides in bronze; and symbols like seashells, feathers, and crystals are found throughout her collections.



capture can be found at beacon's closet manhattan. 10 west 13th street, ny, ny.


also find naked label at these retailers:

new york

old hollywood

limelight marketplace

boston

rescue

los angeles

gather

golden state goods

international playground


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the spice of life

one of the best things about beacon's closet is the sheer variety of our inventory. hannah, of the very stylish new york blog the(fashion)hash, scored big in the variety department.


a contemporary alexander wang thermal romper, 90's betsey johnson sequined flared pants, and a versus by versace wool floral skirt suit. 


thanks hannah! to read more about her experience click here


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the(fashion)hash - sneak peak

adorable hannah of the(fashion)hash braved the cold brooklyn wind this morning and paid a visit to beacon's closet williamsburg.


stay tuned to see what she went home with!

to read more about hannah's experience click here

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sandra

 

meet our model employee! you may recognize sandra from our front page photos in the month of october; spooky and scary in a dilapidated brownstone. in real life she has the gypsy look down pat.


sandra wears a vintage hat, vintage bag, sweater by replay and vintage dress; all from beacon's closet.

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some of our own

there are a lot of beautiful blogs out there, and it's amazing that one of the most beautiful is written by a couple of ladies in our very own family. yasmin and jessica of dear/from are buyers at the park slope beacon's closet, and have made an art out of playing dress-up.


photographed by their talented friend ashley macknica, yasmin and jessica modeled the unique and diverse pieces they found on the racks of our williamsburg store. 


combining vintage and contemporary pieces, these girls embody what beacon's is all about.



to see more pictures and read about their experience click here and here. they also share some of their favorite finds from beacon's closet!


thank you so much girls!

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alta

 

working at beacon's closet gives employees the opportunity to keep up with trends and develop their personal style. they are passionate about fashion, and have strong instincts about what looks right on them. 

beacon's buyer ALTA is staying warm in contrasting patterns, all from beacon's closet williamsburg.

vintage hat, silk blouse by ralph lauren, cardigan by calvin klein, jeans by judi rosen, and vintage boots.

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taylor & demolish

this past month we were approached by the very stylish, very adorable candy, of taylor & demolish for a collaboration project. candy scoured our williamsburg racks for her do-it-yourself project, and we are so impressed with what she came up with!


the pieces turned out great, and are for sale on our site!


candy was inspired by brooklyn's street art and her love of bright colors (even in the cold weather!)


to read more about candy's experience click here

...and here's the best part: we are giving away the floral dress! be the tenth person to re-tweet about the contest and win!

the dress is vintage, size 6, and 100% pure silk.

good luck! 

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the new new york

last saturday, october 1st, beacon's closet took part in GreenHomeNYC's block party in front of our store in williamsburg. 


one core component of the event was to use the streetscape and surroundings as a "classroom," transforming the block into an example of a greener city. 



all proceeds made at our pop-up shop were donated to city growers, a one-acre rooftop farm here in new york city.



we learned how to paint a green roof, watched worms wiggle and transform organic matter into dirt, and hung out in the student-designed sustainable furniture lounge.

thanks GreenHomeNYC! we'll see you next year!


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