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Montclair’s “Born Again Vintage” Celebrates A Year of Sustainable Style

Friday, April 18, 2014

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Greetings mavens and bargainistas! It’s been entirely too long since we’ve delivered your fix on all things fashionable, but fret not. We at Brick City Varsity are back and brimming with news about the latest developments in Newark’s sartorial circles. The one shop on everyone’s lips this week is Montclair’s Born Again Vintage. Recently, this treasure […]

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Brick City Boheme: Mumin McBride

Friday, February 1, 2013

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Brick City Boheme: Mumin McBride

  Social media made it possible for me to meet Mumin McBride, Newark’s own 25 year-old fashion prodigy. Always eager to tap the freshest young talent in Brick City, I quickly jumped at the opportunity to collaborate. A graduate of Malcolm X Shabazz High School, Mumin’s clients range from pampered preschoolers in need of graduation […]

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Brick City Varsity’s Christmas in Paris: Redux

Monday, January 28, 2013

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Last month, photo studio/vintage clothier Brick City Varsity treated Newark fashionistas to the latest  in a series of stylized shopping experiences. Boasting a gourmet brunch, signature cocktails, live performances and discounts on our 1000-piece collection of vintage clothing, accessories, jewelry and home accents, “Christmas in Paris” welcomed longtime supporters of the brand along with a […]

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Brick City Boheme: Ibrahim Ahmed III

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

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Brick City Boheme: Ibrahim Ahmed III

As a devoted patron of the arts and proprietor of Newark’s most beloved (read: only) photo studio & vintage boutique, I regularly have the pleasure of rubbing elbows with some of our city’s most talented creative professionals. From singer/songwriters and visual artists to indy designers and brand engineers, Newark’s vibrant arts scene is as dynamic […]

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One to Watch! 10-Year-Old Fashion Designer, Essynce Moore

Sunday, January 13, 2013

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One to Watch! 10-Year-Old Fashion Designer, Essynce Moore

Mini-diva Essynce Moore has done more in her short life than many people will do in a lifetime! At the age of 10, she is already a fashion designer, entrepreneur, actress and motivational speaker with a very bright future. Born in Newark and raised in Hillside, Essynce has been seen in commercials (Uncle Majic the […]

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Market Street Mondays: Getting to Newark’s businesses

Monday, December 10, 2012

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Market Street Mondays: Getting to Newark’s businesses

Hey Newarkers! Y’all know by now I love me some Newark businesses, large and small, so I am starting a new series aimed at highlighting the many different establishments that line some of Newark’s busiest and renowned streets. Market Street Mondays will feature restaurants, retail shops, vendors, salons, health & wellness shops, and any other […]

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Brick City Varsity Presents: Looks for Less XV

Monday, October 29, 2012

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Brick City Varsity Presents: Looks for Less XV

Happy Monday, mavens and bargainistas. Each week, your neighborhood mecca of style Brick City Varsity endeavors to replicate designer looks on a Brick City budget. Featuring items purchased from Newark-area thrift stores (all of which are available for purchase at our private, appointment-only showroom in North Newark), our weekly column aims to show our fellow residents exactly how […]

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Brick City Varsity Presents: Looks for Less XIV

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

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Brick City Varsity Presents: Looks for Less XIV

Happy Tuesday, mavens and bargainistas. Each week, your neighborhood mecca of style Brick City Varsity endeavors to replicate designer looks on a Brick City budget. Featuring items purchased from Newark-area thrift stores (all of which are available for purchase at our private, appointment-only showroom in North Newark), our ensembles provide a sartorial treasure map that will help […]

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Brick City Varsity Presents: Looks for Less XIII

Monday, October 15, 2012

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Brick City Varsity Presents: Looks for Less XIII

Happy Monday, mavens and bargainistas. Each week, your neighborhood mecca of style Brick City Varsity endeavors to replicate designer looks on a Brick City budget. Featuring items purchased from Newark-area thrift stores (all of which are available for purchase at our private, appointment-only showroom in North Newark), our ensembles provide a sartorial treasure map that will help […]

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Brick City Varsity Presents: Looks for Less X

Monday, September 24, 2012

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Brick City Varsity Presents: Looks for Less X

Happy Monday, mavens and bargainistas. Each week, your neighborhood mecca of style Brick City Varsity endeavors to replicate designer looks on a Brick City budget. Featuring items purchased from Newark-area thrift stores (all of which are available for purchase at our private, appointment-only showroom in North Newark), our ensembles provide a sartorial treasure map that will help you create show-stopping looks tailored for your life in Brick City.

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