Our Stories

  • Sustainable  –  Unique  –  Accessible  –  Quality  –  Timeless   Sustainable By shopping vintage (second hand, thrift, etc) and choosing to reuse an item already in existence, you reduce your footprint in several ways: Extending the life of an item lessens it’s impact. Think of it as a formula:  product footprint =…

  • All of our vintage footwear is handmade of the highest quality leather available.   Unlike shoes made today in our current “throwaway fashion” trends, which may only last a few months, the shoes we carry were made in an era where footwear was an investment and meant to last for years, not just one season.…

  • Reworked & Hand-Dyed Along with the unaltered vintage threads in our store, we also carry a collection of beautiful silk & cashmere items hand-dyed by Malin.  This collection arose out of a desire to add value to items otherwise considered trash.  Through the years, Malin would come across beautiful vintage…

  • The Origin of Malin Landaeus’s Vintage Collections From a very young age, Malin had been obsessed with fashion.  She would help her mom get dressed for work, play “store” with her friends and save up to buy coveted jeans by collecting bottles for deposit return. By the time Malin moved to…

  • We have been long-time residents of Williamsburg and over the years, we’ve compiled a list of tried & true favorites with some local flavor.  (W-burg residents, stay tuned for another story to come soon with recommendations for other things such as shoemakers, tailors, health practitioners, & where to work out.) Restaurants…

  • a.k.a. FIKA* In 2010, when I began working full-time with Malin at the store, we decided to create a special, weekly event to which we could invite friends to come visit and not feel obligated to shop.  Since then, we have offered Afternoon Tea every Sunday, featuring several different kinds of…