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With 65 years of experience in the designer fashion consignment industry, Michael’s has a lot to say about fashion, consignment, New York City, business, lifestyle, how to spot a fake and more.

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Madison Avenue Valentine's Day Giveaway!

Posted on January 31, 2019 by Tracie Pfrogner

Madison Avenue wants you to be their Valentine this Valentine’s Day by treating you to a fabulous giveaway! We’re going to gloss you up from the top of your head to the tip of your toes with prizes from local Madison Avenue businesses valued at over $850! From February 1 through February 13th you’ll be able to enter online to win this amazing prize package.

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Your Valentine's Day Looks Delivered

Posted on January 29, 2019 by Tracie Pfrogner

Whether you’re celebrating this Valentine’s Day with a Galentine's Day brunch at Sarabeth's or having a swanky dinner at Tuome there's a fabulous luxury designer look for you to discover at Michael's Consignment. Our go-to date night outfit formula? A flirty dress paired with a killer pair of heels. Add a little clutch and you're ready for a night of romance! From subtle to sexy, there’s so much fun you can having when getting dressed up for your big date night. 

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Katarina Brunette's Top 5 Michael's Consignment Finds

Posted on January 28, 2019 by Tracie Pfrogner

When searching for designer pieces, second hand is my favorite way to shop!  There’s something about walking into a consignment shop having no idea what you may find.  They tend to have unique and vintage pieces that you won’t see many other people with.  Second hand designer truly excites me because it feels like you’re on a hunt for the perfect piece and not just easily ordering a common piece online.

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Pantone's 2019 Color of the Year: Living Coral

Posted on January 17, 2019 by Tracie Pfrogner

Orange you glad it’s time for some new trends?! We’re already tired of the winter and puffy coats and clunky boots. Even though temps are just now starting to seriously drop in NYC we’re looking forward to clear blue skies and colorful fashion. Say bye bye to your basic winter whites! Move toward a more tropical color palette by embodying Pantone’s 2019 color of the year; Living Coral. This peachy-pink orange shade color is set to make a big appearance in all sorts of industries, from interior design to fashion.

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New Year, New You - It's Time for a Closet Cleanout!

Posted on January 04, 2019 by Tracie Pfrogner

There’s nothing like the feeling of a bright and shiny new year. It’s now 2019 which means a fresh start for everyone, so why not have a fresh start with your closet too? No one likes clutter, especially when you only have that tiny New York City closet to work with. So let’s declutter your closet while also decluttering your mind and make way for new fashion for the new year. And guess what; we can even turn some of your closet into cash! So let’s take a deep breath, put on some Ariana Grande tunes, grab a glass of wine, and get started.

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Your New Year's Fashion Resolutions

Posted on January 02, 2019 by Tracie Pfrogner

Happy New Year! There’s nothing like the brand new fresh start that comes with the new year. Now is the time to take a step forward and make some good changes! Instead of vowing that you’ll start going to the gym every morning or that you’ll stop eating an entire pint of Ben & Jerry’s every weekend, we suggest trying a new kind of New Year’s Resolutions: a fashion resolution! So let’s start our fashion resolution for 2019 by taking a peek at your closet...

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Your Guide to Spending the Holidays in NYC

Posted on December 18, 2018 by Tracie Pfrogner

There’s nothing quite like spending the holidays in New York City. No wonder so many classic holiday movies like  Elf, Home Alone, and Miracle on 34th Street were all based in our magical city. You can easily feel the magic in the air as you walk by the decorated storefronts on Madison Avenue and hear the Salvation Army bell ringing in front of their red kettle. New York is full of festive things to do, from the touristy to the timeless - there truly is something for everyone!

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