Tag Archives: Fashion

Bordentown, NJ

One of the things I love about Jersey is that each town is rich in history. And if we’re lucky, some of its charm is preserved in a downtown area bustling with small businesses complete with yummy eateries and quaint shops. I was there this past Sunday for some family festivities and plan to go back to explore a bit. Here are a few snapshots with my crazy little Goddaughter. All I wanted was one picture with her and it took about 20 takes. Here’s a summary:

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I love this chickadee! Brunch & sweet treats are next on the agenda for this cozy NJ town.

 

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Flea Market: Hells Kitchen

Superior OOTD Boxed water is better Card Catalog Ornate Mirror

This past Sunday I stopped by the Hells Kitchen Flea Market during a little Sunday Funday in the city. Unfortunately, due to what I’m assuming is the seasonal lull, there was much left to be desired. It’s just too cold for most vendors to be out there so it’s probably best to check it out during the summer. There’s a bunch more pics I’ve got in store from the day but more on that later. In the meantime, there are always interesting things to take pictures of at a flea market. I think it’s often the coolest backdrop being surrounded by the quirky, random, and antique.

Must-have Monday: Knits

Between the snow, ice, and wind chill factor, the cold winter is back with a vengeance this year. If you’re like me and don’t mind the drastic dip in temperature, then you know inclement weather is something you kind of just make the best of. My fix this season? Rachel’s Knit Knacks. She’s made all kinds of awesome to keep the warmth cute.

Extra Large Triangle Fringe Scarf ShawlHand Knit Long Infinity ScarfHand Knit Extra Thick Infinity ScarfKnit Turban Headband EarwarmerDouble Pom Pom Knit Hat

Extra Large Triangle Fringe Scarf Shawl / Long Infinity Scarf / Extra Thick Infinity Scarf Cowl / Chunky Twisted Knit Turban / Double Pom Pom Hat

I love that Rachel makes these by hand and offers all her styles in custom colors. Love so much I bought a turban myself. That’s me with Gale from Nuda!

Knit Turbanknit turban

Bundle up everyone!

Boutique: E. Tittlemouse & Co.

E. Tittlemouse & Co.

The recent migration of new residents flocking to Jersey City has brought lots of interesting developments to the city. Often dubbed “the 6th borough”, my hometown is steadily coming out of its shadow of the NYC limelight. Among these sprouting local establishments is E. Tittlemouse & Co. and it has easily become one of my new favorite boutiques offering up thrifted designer pieces, carefully curated by Napoleon, the dapperest nice guy you’ll ever meet.

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Love the jean selection display.

Boots

Fell in love with these boots!

Jewelry

Jewelry by local designers, like Sewbie’s very own NUDA!

Chiefvintage housewares

Visit our friends over at E. Tittlemouse & Co. and tell ’em Sewbie said hi!

246 Bay St. Jersey City, NJ 07302

Typhoon Haiyan Relief Collection by NUDA

The devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines hits us hard over here at Sewbie HQ. As Filipino Americans, our hearts are heavy but the outpouring of love and help from all around us is beautiful. One of these generous souls is our very own Sewbie jewelry designer, NUDA who has launched a collection especially for relief efforts.

Typhoon Relief Collection

NUDA is known for her use of mixed metals, gems, leather, and other natural materials. Her pieces are earthy, boho, eclectic with edgy twists and vintage influence.

brass art deco bracelet in slate blueArt Deco Tribal Arrowhead Cream EarringsRed etched cut leather and gold dangle earringsBrass and Creme short necklace

ALL  profits from sales will be donated to help individuals and families in current devastation via directrelief.org. Their statement is 100% of contributions designated for “Typhoon Haiyan Relief” will be used solely for relief and recovery efforts related to the typhoon.

Each item is priced at $15.00 and is now available for purchase at sewbie.com.

View the entire Typhoon Relief collection HERE.