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favorite things


customers and employees of beacon's closet have ever changing wardrobes. we buy, sell, and change our looks at the drop of a hat, always finding new and special pieces. but there are some items that stand the test of time, lingering in our closets for years. 

no matter where trends go, we will never let these finds go. they aren't necessarily the most expensive or rare, but they will be staples in our closets forever.  we are indebted to the customers of beacon's for bringing us our favorite things, both to sell to our shoppers, and to buy for ourselves!  

a few favorites in employee and blogger, amanda's closet:  

oversized guy laroche sunglasses - jackie o' insured.  these babies are timeless - $24.95

rosegold stacking rings by new york city designer st. kilda - these rings can be worn every single day and they will be passed down for generations - $44.95

vintage stubbs & wootton loafers - these are solid as a rock. adorable, comfortable; even in the snow - $34.95

floral printed leather duffle bag by hobo - the perfect size for a weekend getaway - $49.95

vintage harley davidson tank top - paper thin, loose fit. obsessed - $13.95

do you want to share your favorite things from beacon's closet on the blog? contact me here

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october 2012


vintage dress - vintage hat

vintage hat - vinatge jacket - vintage feather stole


modeled by julie hines

styled by vashti windish

photographed by cameron michel

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beacon's favorite jewelry line naked label has just released its new collection.

spring / summer 2013's REFRACTION will take you on a psychedelic journey to designer allison press' native floridian swamps. 

check out the kaleidoscopic video for REFRACTION below.

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september 2012


vintage bustier

vintage dress

vintage blouse - vintage trousers


modeled by abigail muir

styled and photographed by sandra ciriello


vintage cardigan - vintage tie - vintage blouse - vintage skirt

vintage pants - vintage bustier - vintage neck scarf

vintage blouse - vintage dress.


modeled by rebecca echevarria

styled and photographed by sandra ciriello

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windish michel


just opened: Windish Michel online shop!  visionary artists and long time beacon's friends, vashti windish and cameron michel, have launched their luxury hosiery line. 

available in three styles, each pair of tights is imprinted with an original composition of one of michel's collages; designer windish conceptualizes their coherence to the human form.

shop here.

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august 2012


vintage jewelry - amrita singh bangles - vintage top

samantha pleet feather top - vintage leather shorts - vintage platforms

vintage dress - vintage jewelry.

vintage dress - no. 6 boots


styled and modeled by sandra ciriello

photographed by amanda finn

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neck charms


fall fashion is all about layering, and this includes jewelry and accessories.  beacon's closet likes mixing our new, on trend jewelry with vintage pieces, both of which we carry in-store and online.  

to shop the necklaces above and other jewelry in our web store, click here.

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the perfect summer-turned-fall shoe. 

a good pair of flats can be a city girl's best friend. our racks are packed with adorable flats this season.  to shop the shoes above, click here.

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girl about town


style blogger danielle of we wore what definitely has that girl about town thing down pat. after a full sweep of our williamsburg store a few weeks ago, danielle got a head start on her autumn tones with these american apparel short shorts and silky vintage blouse, topped off with a vintage brass elephant bracelet.  check out our incoming fall inventory for a of lot similar looks.

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what's in your purse?

there's something about getting to peek inside someone else's bag that's sort of exciting.'s ALTA let us take a look into her private world.  

1. the purse: a black and white striped vinyl purse from the 70s, bought at beacon's closet. black and white stripes are alta's signature print. 2. a black and white beaded wallet by l.a.m.b., from beacon's closet. 3. never without a package of peanut m&m's. 4. kate spade sunglasses from beacon's closet. 5. advil in case of emergency. 6. vintage new york keychain; fendi keychain from beacon's closet. 7. scrabble makeup pouch with all of the essentials.


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