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METROPOLIS T-SHIRTS by JOHN HOLMSTROM available NOW!

METROPOLIS T-SHIRTS by JOHN HOLMSTROM of PUNK and THE RAMONES

Finally, it is our pleasure to unveil our new T-SHIRT design by none other than JOHN HOLMSTROM! Available in all sizes at our shop as well as online right HERE!

ABOUT JOHN:

Coming in on the earliest days of the CBGB’s scene, he’s been there from the beginning – as founder, editor and illustrator of the legendary PUNK MAGAZINE.

Since the mag’s inception in 1975, JOHN HOLMSTROM has covered it all in print – and ink. THE RAMONES. BLONDIE. LOU REED. RICHARD HELL. SUICIDE. PATTI SMITH. THE SEX PISTOLS . . and anyone else you care to mention.

JOHN may be most notably known for his work with THE RAMONES, illustrating covers for their classic ROCKET TO RUSSIA and ROAD TO RUIN albums.

His work and unmistakably iconic style is now recognized worldwide, rising from the gutters of the Bowery to be appreciated around the globe.

JOHN HOLMSTROM PUNK MAGAZINE RAMONES

 

Black Denim – for Durable Delinquents only

A classic badass look – black denim! Good enough for Elvis Presley and Joey Ramone, then it’s certainly good enough for you. Rockabillies, punks, and rebels of all stripes have donned this durable, cool fabric for years. Here at METROPOLIS VINTAGE, you can find all kinds of denim from many eras and in all colors,  as well as in our online store which you can reach by clicking HERE. Black denim – not just for delinquents anymore!

Kardashians invade Metropolis Vintage

It started with a black car pulling up and ended with a huge crowd of people blocked outside of the store.  Looks like Kim Kardashian and Kendall Jenner stopped in to Metropolis Vintage Tuesday night to have a look through our racks:

Kim Kardashian and Kendall Jenner shopping at Metropolis Vintage

Kim Kardashian and Kendall Jenner shopping at Metropolis Vintage

Perhaps it was an emergency?  As a YAHOO NEWS report was titled:

Kim Kardashian Goes Vintage Shopping with Kendall Jenner in a Totally Sheer Tank Top

 

 

 

Feel good in one of our vintage ’90s SILK SHIRTS!

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If you want the ultimate in comfort AND style, come down to Metropolis Vintage and try on one of our luxurious early 1990’s silk shirts. If it looks like our model here is enjoying himself, you have no idea. We had to pry the poor man out of that silk, and then finally promise him we’d find more in his size.  As it stands, there’s a fine crop of colorful, soft silk shirts waiting here for you that don’t quite fit him.  They were a staple of early ’90s life, and now you can revive, relive and create new memories in one.  Nice and lightweight for the summer months!

Check out our online selection of items HERE on Etsy!

A$AP ROCKY stopped in…

ASAP ROCKY at Metropolis Vintage by SkeletonBoyNYC

 

… just long enough to flip us the bird last weekend!

The best in GUESS T-Shirts, Sports Shirts, and Pants at Metropolis Vintage!

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As far as cool retro ’80s and ’90s shirt styles go, there’s no question that GUESS had a lock on the competition.  The brand was initiated by the famed  Georges Marciano, who came up with the name while sitting outside a McDonald’s in traffic.  There was a billboard asking the consumer to GUESS which fast food giant had the best selling cheeseburger and the rest is history.  Before long GUESS was one of the best selling clothing labels in the world so let that be a lesson that inspiration can be found anywhere!  Vintage GUESS items, however, are getting sparse, so come down to METROPOLIS and have a look through our collection of GUESS T-Shirts, GUESS Sports Shirts. and GUESS Pants!

 

Don’t forget to check out what GUESS we’ve got in our online sales department HERE!  We ship anywhere in the world!

FILA in effect at Metropolis Vintage!

Vintage FILA Clothing NYC

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Founded in 1909 by the FILA family, FILA wear was originally marketed to the people of the Italian Alps. After turning to sportswear in the 1970’s and being repped by tennis champion Bjorn Borg, the FILA brand you know and love was born. Now one of the biggest sportswear companies in the world, they’ve got it all – and, if you are one who lives the Red, Blue and White Lifestyle, then Metropolis Vintage has the stuff you’re looking for.

Check out our ONLINE ETSY store HERE!  We ship anywhere!

Avalanche of TOMMY HILFIGER at METROPOLIS VINTAGE!

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Who knew that TOMMY HILFIGER would become so popular?  Nevertheless, we have a flood of Hilfiger merchandise coming in weekly so you’d better stop by and check out the amount of blue, white and red we’ve got in the store. Hilfiger himself would be jealous, and we’re  unloading it day by day to all our loyal Hilfiger fans.  Find that special piece for your collection!

If you can’t make it to the East Village, you can always check out our online shirt selection HERE!

NASCAR T-SHIRTS are hot at METROPOLIS VINTAGE

Gentlemen, start your engines! The summer’s about to heat up and NASCAR is what’s hot these days. Metropolis Vintage is on top of the action with an amazing selection of NASCAR T-SHIRTS and wear.  Dale Earnhardt, Rusty Wallace, Harry Gant, Dave Jarrett, Mark Martin, Bill Elliot, and the rest of the gang are all here . . . No excuse not to race down to Metropolis Vintage right now and find a winner!

Check out our online ETSY store.  We ship anywhere in the world!

Ready? Set? Go! TRACK JACKETS are now available!

Zip it up in a vintage Track Suit from METROPOLIS VINTAGE! Not only for the workout anymore,  popular in the streets and on the road.  Fly the stripes anywhere you feel!  Stop in to have a look through our extensive selection of track tops and full track suits, from ADIDAS to FILA and everything in between.

Check our our online store on ETSY! We ship anywhere in the world!