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When I go to a country, I go to flea markets, antique stores. I am always looking for something.
I grew up in Florida, which is the land of flea markets and swap meets. My grandmother loved to go these places, and she’d take me along.
If I’m going to try and find something, I stick to the flea markets, or I pull hand-me-downs from my family because I like pieces to have stories.
Archives can be inspiring but overwhelming. You have to forget them – especially when the whole world has been knocking them off. Everyone shops the same flea markets.
I like to frequent antiques shops and flea markets like the Rose Bowl in Pasadena.
My father had the bug. Ever since I can remember walking, he was waking me up at 5 in the morning to go to flea markets. As a kid, I couldn’t really stand it, but as I grew up, I became that guy, and when I have kids, I am going to be doing the same thing.
You can go to any second-hand store and get an amazing piece – I have pieces from flea markets at home. You don’t need to buy throwaway furniture.
Flea markets tend to be overwhelming. A lot of times, when I go with a first-time shopper, they don’t buy anything. The rooms in my new book involved real people with real design dilemmas. They were paralyzed to make a decision.
I had sold products in flea markets before and I thought a cleaning product would be a good idea. So, in 2006, I came up with the ShamWow! I had seen this type of product at fairs, but it wasn’t well marketed. And from there, I went to this factory in Germany that made them for me.
I have an unusual hobby: I collect pictures of people I don’t know. It started when I was a kid growing up in South Florida, the land of junk stores, garage sales, and flea markets, as a kind of coping mechanism.
I am not sure how much I would like being married if I wasn’t married to him. A man who likes flea markets and isn’t gay? I knew I was lucky.
I have a weak spot for late ’60s-early ’70s yippie paperbacks and protest manifestos. I find them at flea markets or online. One of my favorites is ‘Right On,’ a compendium of student protests made into this 95-cent paperback with the most amazing graphics.
L.A. has a lot of good flea markets – the Rose Bowl is always a good one. I have taken to eBay, too. Some of my favorite things – especially chairs, for some reason – I got on eBay.
It’s an addiction. I love clothes. I like to go down Melrose and look in all the windows and I go to different flea markets. I have lots of costumes. You never know when you’re going to have to dress up like a milkmaid from the 1600s.
My first collection was made from sheets that my grandmother, who lived in Normandy, had been collecting for a long time. There are a lot of flea markets in that part of France, and she knew what I liked.
My mother used to take me to flea markets in my stroller, and I would just rummage through the piles. You’ve got to dig through the overstuffed racks that everyone else just walks by. It’s the only way to find the cool stuff.
I come from a family of compulsive collectors, and my first memories are really all about collecting. I remember visiting flea markets with my mother or my grandmother – she goes to local ones around Varese, Italy, every Sunday when she’s at home.
I love vintage shopping in flea markets, vintage stores and even Ebay.
Flea markets are fun because they are the ultimate treasure hunt. Be open to the fact that you never know what you’ll find. The most beautiful, quirky, funny, scary pieces may not have an intrinsic value.
I like finding things in locations where I’ve worked and things from down South and things from flea markets or even the sidewalks.