Ugly Christmas Sweaters

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It’s THAT time of year again! Oh, Holy Night of taking pictures and looking goofy in Christmas sweaters!  We here at Metropolis Vintage have a HUGE selection of MEN’S and WOMEN’S sweaters just for you and your Ugly Christmas Sweater Party. We have HUNDREDS in stock, BUT if last year was a indication, the best ones are NOT going to last. So . . . all you uptown folks in need of a goofy sweater to impress your boss or office crush take that downtown train to Metropolis Vintage and pick one out.  For all the SANTACON revelers out for a good time, a Christmas sweater is a great cheap costume for that all-day drinking binge.  Also, from the comfort of the seat in front of your computer you can buy from us online HERE. Below is just a small sample of what we have in stock at our Manhattan store and what is online in our ONLINE Store. Remember, the early bird gets the best Christmas Sweater!

MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!

 

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Take A Trip Through The METROPOLIS T-SHIRT Department!

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Today we visit the world of the METROPOLIS VINTAGE T-Shirt department in honor of our current in-store T-Shirt sale: Purchase one tee and receive HALF OFF another T-Shirt of $65 value or less.  In contrast to the oft untamed wilds of other shops T-Shirt sections, the staff here at METROPOLIS VINTAGE has painstakingly organized our diverse selection of shirts into a host of different categories.   CARTOONS bleeding into the HARLEY DAVIDSON section?  GRATEFUL DEAD mixing with PUNK?  We can’t have that!  Here we showcase a few random pulls from some of our popular sections to show you what we’ve got.  Come on in anytime and find some cool tees for yourself or a loved one! There are many more shirts of all styles and designs than can be shown here!

 

METAL TSHIRTS

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If you don’t live in the area, or even if you do, check out the T-SHIRT section on our ETSY site HERE!  We ship INTERNATIONALLY!

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OVERALLS: VERY FAR FROM THE FARM!

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 Overalls have come a long way from the cliche image of the farmer and the oil-stained on-duty mechanic!  Though versions were used as early as 1792, overalls as we popularly know them (the “bib-and-brace” style) came into effect around 1891.  After decades of hard work,  the durable denim overall came into fashion, evolving from cornfed to cool.   What once was protective gear for WWI-era mothers working in factories became a staple for the earth mother of the 1960’s and beyond.  Even the ’90s found overalls being repopularized by Hip Hop artists such as Tupac and Kris Kross.  Suddenly, they’re back.  Once again, we here at METROPOLIS VINTAGE have anticipated the trend and have a wide selection of overalls for you, from the traditional dark denim variety, to the popular “Shortalls” or “Skirtalls” which have been cut into shorts or modified to become a dress.  Perfect for summer wear in the country OR the city!

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Versace Inspired Silk Shirts

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Oh what a night it was when I went out on the town with a silk shirt, can remember the details but the next day the smell of a beautiful perfume was drenched all over of the shirt. Oh what a night

We still a awesome selection of Versace inspired shirts in our retail store and we just listed many in our etsy store so come take a look and start to make some memories

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90’s PLATFORM SHOES are on the rise again!

Ahh, the “alternative” 90’s – bygone era of grunge.   My father used to tell me how the music was louder and grittier, flannel was warmer, facial hair wasn’t that ironic, girls were taller . . . or were they?
He lies a lot. Perhaps it was the abundance of amazing PLATFORM-style boots and shoes that were on the feet of all those girls pounding the pavement outside the local rock clubs and coffee shops.
At METROPOLIS VINTAGE, we’ve got a great variety of all those shoe/boot hybrids from brands like STEVE MADDEN, SODA, LOWER EAST SIDE, L.E.I., RAMPAGE, PRIMA, MURO and more.  Stop into the store anytime or have a look through our ETSY site HERE.

 

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“THE SUN IS OUT AND I WANT SOME . . . ” New sunglasses in at METROPOLIS VINTAGE!

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It’s that time of year again when beaches and barbecues abound here in New York City. As THE RAMONES sang, “The Sun Is Out And I Want Some . . . ” and we here at METROPOLIS VINTAGE have just received a new shipment of cool vintage sunglasses for you. Our shades have always been big sellers, but now we’ve got a host of interesting new styles that range from 1980’s new wave to flip-up fronts to a more elegant poolside-moviestar look. Drop by and try on a pair or order one HERE via our online ETSY store. Remember, we ship internationally, so you can have that perfect pair of sunglasses anywhere – Rockaway Beach or wherever you may be!


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METROPOLIS VINTAGE named one of the “7 BEST VINTAGE STORES IN NYC” by GOTHAMIST!

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A tale of TUXEDO TAILCOATS at Metropolis Vintage!

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What could be more dapper than a tuxedo coat with tails? Also known as a “swallow-tail” or “claw hammer“, flip on Turner Classic Movies at any given time and you’re bound to see a dapper gent wearing one. Everyone from Clark Gable to Fred Astaire owned one, the latter immortalized his tailcoat in song during one of his most famous films of 1935.  While the world may not yet be ready for a top hat or monocle resurgence, the tailcoat looks elegant and adds the edge of class you need for that extra special occasion. Unfortunately, they are becoming harder and harder to find these days, but we at METROPOLIS VINTAGE remain eagle-eyed and stalwartly search for the finest in vintage menswear for you. Come on down and catch the tail of a tuxedo tailcoat before they’re all gone!

 

Don’t forget to stop by our ETSY store for many other cool items!

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Get your High Rise, High Waisted JEANS at LOW prices!

Ladies! Tired of seeing all these dangerously plunging waistlines?  Too much midriff around for your liking?  We here at METROPOLIS VINTAGE have just the solution for you! Racks of those classic high-rise,  high -waisted jeans you’ve been missing.  Roll the cuffs up or let them hang down, it doesn’t matter.  Anti short zippers and short shorts?  Grab a pair of our  jeans, button them up tight and take a stand!

Don’t forget to stop by our ETSY store for many other cool items!

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METROPOLIS VINTAGE on INLIFE IN THE BIG APPLE with CHRIS BROW

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CHRIS BROW of the international INLIFE show on LYONESS TV takes his viewers on a fun and informative tour of New York City – from Williamsburg, past the Museum Of Modern Art to Queens, and finally, a stop at METROPOLIS to talk vintage with our shop manager Drew Redmond. Check it out here! We appear at approximately 4:33, but the whole episode is great:

Chris Brow takes us along on his rather special New York city walk. He shows us what the “Big Apple” has to offer over and above classic points of interest in terms of culture, fashion and entertainment. So Chris takes us on a stroll through the districts of Brooklyn, Queens and of course Manhattan. Expect a few surprise discoveries!

Thanks to CHRIS and LYONESS TV, you’re welcome back anytime!

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