May 13, 2021

Vintage Creates Buzz at Intermezzo

The August edition of Intermezzo Collections, that opened Sunday and runs through Tuesday at the Jacob K. Javits Center in New York, featured Vintage @ Intermezzo, a special area of 21 one-of-a kind apparel and accessories collections that were open to the public for the first time and created a lot of buzz at the show.
Among the vintage vendors featured were Norma Kamali, Lady V Second Time Around, Cabana Vintage, Leah’s Closet, Bui’s and Whistles, Morphew Concepts, Brent Edward Vintage, Mia Vesper, Kitschtopia and James Veloria.
Peter Berta, show director of Intermezzo, said, “It’s going really well. Everybody’s very excited about the new vintage section. Traffic has been very good.” He said the community always knew vintage existed, “but didn’t know how to obtain it.” He anticipates it will get bigger at the succeeding Intermezzo shows, which take place in January, May and August.
The exhibit’s selections ranged from luxury vintage designers including Missoni and Versace, gowns and furs, to rare Victorian and Asian pieces by the likes of Issey Miyake, alongside personal pieces from Norma Kamali’s archives.
Karen Tweedie, vice president, trend, design, sourcing and technical design at Boston Proper, the women’s clothing catalogue and Web site based in Boca Raton, Fla., was

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