If you work your way into the right hand-me-down loop, you won’t have to buy your kid clothes until at least age 5, when the castoffs start to get a little ratty. But Tuesday night at to the Old Navy outlet in Flatbush (a fave), the Halloween costumes were so cute they bear mention here. Dragons, hamburgers, strawberries, ice cream sundaes, some monkey-looking creature, all for $14.94, which is four bucks cheaper than you can buy them online. (All originally labeled $24.94). So much nicer than the garbage-y vinyl costumes they sell at drugstores. By the way, if you haven’t been to Old Navy (1009 Flatbush at Tilden), it’s worth a visit. They don’t seem to officially call it an outlet, possibly because some of the merch is full-price, but there are loads of wicked deals, especially among the clearance racks.
Last week, we were joking about the idea of HBO using Ditmas Park as a stand-in for Iowa in the new season of Girls, the way cheap producers use Toronto and Vancouver for New York. We discounted it though, because we wanted to believe that Marnie’s character arc requires her to use kung fu. But, sadly, another […]
Another day, another free summer show being dangled in front of your face as a reminder that you gotta start making sure you’ve got your basketball jerseys ready to wear. We already knew CHVRCHES was playing one free McCarren Park show, and now we’ve got the news that garage rockers Thee Oh Sees will be […]
As an executive recruiter in the fashion and retail industry, candidates often ask me for career advice, and I give a lot of it. Everything from how the resume and LinkedIn profile should look to how you should dress for an interview, what to say about your career history and education to how much preparation […]