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Get tough with a vintage LEATHER MOTORCYCLE JACKET from Metropolis Vintage

We here at METROPOLIS VINTAGE love a good leather jacket. A well-fitting MC jacket is cool, timeless look iconicized by James Dean, The Ramones, and many others.  We’ve got a heavy rack of leather here in our store, only a few blocks away from the famous spot behind CBGB where The Ramones posed for the cover of their first LP. Although Johnny’s the only one rocking a true motorcycle jacket for that one. Fun fact: John Holmstrom of Punk Magazine and Ramones illustration fame recently designed our store logo. At any rate, stop by and slap on a classic leather motorcycle jacket before the weather gets cold. We strive to find all sizes, including smaller ones which are always in high demand and the quickest to fly off the shelves. Get tough!

While you’re at it, check out the denim and leather section on our ETSY store. We ship anywhere!

 

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

 

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

METROPOLIS SUNGLASSES

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!


New Vintage Concert Tshirt in our Etsy and Retail store

WOW!!!! What a great vintage T-Shirt selection we just added to our store. You can buy the shirts in our retail store in NYC or on line here>>>http://tiny.cc/oet4jw

We have a lot of Concert T-shirts!!!! (Literally!)

Yes, we do have piles of music T-shirts! Maybe you can find your favorite artists in our concert T-shirts selection.

If you have been to our store you know one of our employees’ common interests is music. The owner himself is a huge fan of it too.(For instance, some of his favorite bands are The Clash, The Cramps, Ramones, Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Human Eye, Gories, Oblivians, Ike and Tina, Curtis Mayfield and the list goes on and on…)

Now you see why we have so many tasteful band tees/Rock tees at the store.

 


Those who do not have an easy access to our store, please check out our Etsy store. You will get some idea and might find your own treasure??