- This was Wayuu Tribe's very first flea market. All bags are handmade by an indigenous tribe in South America.
- The girls of Fancy Disaster Vintage and Naked Cowgirl Vintage showcasing their stellar retro style.
- There was also some retro furniture in the mix. We want this chair.
- LA label MYVL hooked up tons of punny streetwear.
- Fashion truck sighting #1: Popsikle Shop.
- We're head over heels for Few Bits' creative wood-carved creations.
- These wooden rings are pretty brilliant, too.
- Penelope's Vintage showcased cool beanies, wild sunnies and a sweet selection of retro wears.
- Glass terrariums, anyone?
- Fancy Party Picks have all your decorative needs covered.
A taste of
Angela Pau's chic leather goods, which are all hand-crafted in Venice.
- Citizen Mod's rainbow-y statement gems.
- Food trucks galore.
- For the boys, Alpha Man brought some of their best pieces, from socks to hats.
- Open Runway round one winner SAbel charmed the scene with hand-painted gar
- Fashion truck sighting #2: Selvedge Dry Goods.
- Core Vintage's designer accessories game was on-point.
- Rock climbing!
- Street-style snapper caught in the act.
- People were loving these hand-carved iPhone cases.
- Fashion truck sighting #3: Sugar Kiss.
- LA design star Puja was on-hand to showcase brilliantly bold accoutrements.
- Tasteful temporary tatts, courtesy of Tattify.
- Who wouldn't want to raid My Grandma's Closet?
- Fashion truck sighting #4: Blossom Vintage.
- Lisa Frank would approve of Funky Catsterz's booth.
- What's a flea market without a hula hoop stand?
It happened, folks. After so much anticipation, DTLA's new monthly flea market, Downtown Flea, officially launched this past weekend in the Historic Core. Our busy eastside jaunt included hitting up the jam-packed event, which was stacked with vibrantly-hued vendors, LA-made treasures and a whole lot of fashion trucks.
Parking was ample, the check-in process was rather smooth and sales were strong. Flip through our gallery for over 25 festive photos highlighting our favorite booth picks from all four lots, including SAbel's dreamy dresses, Few Bits' wooden wonders and Wayuu Tribe's rainbow-y baggage. We'll keep you posted on the deets for next month's flea.
· Downtown Flea [Official Site]
· The Melrose Flea Experience is Coming to DTLA [Racked]
· Downtown's Epic Flea Market Experience Debuts July 28th [Racked]
· DTLA Flea Market Unveils Site Map and Vendor Sneak Peek [Racked]
· A Handy Map to All the Haps in Downtown LA This Weekend [Racked]