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angieb
July 31st, 2006, 01:29 AM
traveling to new york, for a day on aug. 11, 2006; by charter bus from detroit. orginal orgin is tennessee. displayed worker. seeking to purchase hip hop clothing; t-shirts, hoodies, jewelry, ect to sell at local flea market and future web site. where should i start? chinatown, the garment district or you name it. thanks in advance.

milleniumcab
July 31st, 2006, 11:01 PM
I would start with lower garment district.. 27th, 28th, 29th streets between Broadway and 6th Avenues.. All sorts of inexpensive hip hop clothing, hats and stuff...

lofter1
August 1st, 2006, 08:57 AM
Check out the Lower East Side. Some good info in this NY TIMES (http://www.nytimes.com/2006/07/30/magazine/30brand.html) article from the Sunday Magazine ...

The Brand Underground

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Lars Klove for The New York Times
aNYthing Aaron Bondaroff, aka A-Ron, has turned his lifestyle into a business called aNYthing
and downtown demographics into a kind of parlor game. "I like to label all the different scenes," he said.
"I coin the phrase, and people use it, and it goes back to me."

http://graphics10.nytimes.com/images/2006/07/26/magazine/30brand.2.650.jpg

Lars Klove for The New York Times
Daniel Casarella has something to say and started Barking Irons to say it. Its intricate graphics look like
old woodcuts, paired with mysterious phrases that refer back to the secret history of 19th-century New York.