If Betty White told you to buy antiques, would you? More verification that the antiques trade is in disarray and more idea on what to do about it came in my mailbox today in the November/December The Magazine Antiques. Skimming the letter you may end up with a not entirely accurate take-away that Betty White … Continue reading Can Betty White and the AARP Save the Antiques Biz?
For years we’ve thought of antiques as brown, but lately a number of dealers are focusing on antiques as being the primary color of green. On the surface they are, and by saying that they’re appealing to a desire among consumers to be friendly on the planet. How can you argue? This antique chest aleady … Continue reading Antiques are Green: The Major Disconnect
A living organism, a vintage market for America's biggest city, a feeder for Manhattan Antique shows, the best cruising spot in New York, the Brooklyn Flea is a lot of things to a lot of people. It may even be helping to establish the Brooklyn look in interior design. I had the opportunity to speak … Continue reading Boomers, Baked Goods and the Brooklyn Flea