Fashion tradeshows tend to be an untapped source of style inspiration — often offering the discovery of cool brands you've never heard of before. Many of them, however, are industry-only. That is, with the exception of UBM's Vintage @ Intermezzo. Last year, the open-to-the-public show in New York City included everything from meet and greets and shopping with Iris Apfel to panels with the iconic Norma Kamali. And this year, beginning on Sunday, January 7th and going through Tuesday, it's back for a second iteration of activities and plenty of shopping at the Javits Center.
It may not be the biggest vintage fair out there, but what it lacks in quantity it makes up for in quality. Some of the country's top sellers will be out in full force. Morphew, the New York based vintage shop-meet-consultant (famous for selling archive pieces to the top fashion houses for inspiration) will be there along with at least 20 other vendors. Morphew will also lead a panel on January 8th at the venue, alongside Cameron Silver of the infamous Decades, Katherine Zarella of Fashion Unfiltered, and vintage aficionado Natalie Joos. Expect one-of-a-kind 1970s leather moto jackets, museum quality designer pieces from the likes of YSL and Givenchy, and other vintage pieces reworked and made modern again. Below, an exclusive preview of some of the best pieces from the top sellers.