June 20, 2007

The Look

We here at ALTER are introducing a new segment that will be up weekly on our blog that we are calling THE LOOK.
here you will find styling ideas using featured items stocked in the shop. A cool outfit is all you need to beat the heat this summer. Let us do all the work by putting it together for you.

This Old Thing? Shorts $48, Cheap Monday Graphic Tee $19 (SALE), Vintage Double Breasted Tux Jacket with Stripe $58 (SALE)

This Old Thing? reconstructed Shirt $78, This Old Thing? Reconstructed Waistcoat $48, Cheap Monday Unisex Denim Italian Wash $65, White frame Sunglasses $25

Gold Frame Aviator Sunglasses $20, Red Tunic w/ eyelet and rope trim $39 (SALE), Cheap Monday unisex denim 45 min wash $65,
This Old Thing? Graphic Circle Tote $68

This Old Thing? Reconstructed Vintage polka-dot Dress $78, Red Belt with bow detail $24, Ros hommerson vintage pumps $68

June 14, 2007

NEW COLORS- Cheap Monday denim!


WE finally got a few new colors for all you Cheap Monday heads. Italian Unwash and Indigo Blue in the Cheap Monday Tight Fit. Wearing the Indigo Blue is like wearing soft pajamas and the Italian wash is a perfect light weight raw denim even for those steamy summer days. Limited quantity though so hurry in! Photo shown here is a female model wearing them but we also have Mens sizing!

June 13, 2007


For the pleated ties from This Old Thing? you see in todays METRO Newspaper (Boston, NY & Philly) please call Alter at: 718-784-8818 (or e-mail Alter@thisoldthing.net) to order. These ties are amazing pieces of fashion artwork and can be shipped immediately from Brooklyn- just in time for the perfect Father's day gift! Each tie is $48.00 and can be shipped via UPS or USPS 2nd Day delivery (shipping is extra). **SOLD OUT**

June 11, 2007

NEW at ALTER: H. Fredriksson

Alter is now featuring tank tops & tee thirts from designer H.Fredriksson. Quantities are limited, so stop in ASAP and check out these stunning silk-screened tanks and tees. Go to H.Fredriksson to see more of her beautiful collection.

Don't worry boys, 3 awesome styles in men's fits are comming from H.Fredriksson in about 3 weeks! Stay tuned.
Thanks to everyone who came out to our Champagne bash on Sunday afternoon, we had a blast. Hope to see you all again soon.

June 6, 2007

June 3, 2007

Maxx & Unicorn Co.


Another delivery of the beautifully handmade Maxx & Unicorn Co. wallets have arrived. These Bi-Fold wallets are handcrafted using Italian leathers and vintage leathersmith tools. Following a pattern popuar in the 1940's Maxx & Unicorn, hailing from Brooklyn, creates a limited edition of these gorgoues wallets using a bonding technique that lines each wallet in a Chambray fabric. Each wallet also has a vintage branded logo in the corner of two dueling pistols. Top left- Washed Camo leather, top right- Cherry Red leather, Bottom left- Navy Leather and bottom right- Washed Black leather.

June 2, 2007


"Time Out New York" (Magazine) has an article in the May 31 - June 6 2007 issue about the fabulocity of our beloved hood, Greenpoint - Brooklyn. T.O.N.Y. mentions SOME of the great shops and bars around here (they left out Zoe's Salon, Word Bookstore, Coco66 Bar, Europa and a few others... but we'll let it slide). Click on the image below to see it bigger... or go read the ARTICLE