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RetroCard Belt Buckle Featured on Fab.com Best Gifts Under $100

December 15th, 2011

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cool belt buckleThis week, TMRnyc’s limited edition, hand-signed and –numbered RetroCard Belt Buckle is being featured on the exclusive (and quite addictive) shopping site, Fab.com as one of this year’s “100+ Best Gifts Under $100.”  Buy now from Fab.com, and get it before December 23rd. 

At a special sale price available only through Fab.com, everyone’s favorite cool belt buckle is just $98 which includes a black or brown belt.  

You’ll need to register for a Fab.com account and wait to be admitted, but you can jump the queue by inviting some of your Facebook friends.

Touted by the fab folks at Fab.com as the perfect gift for those who love “Inspector Gadget-worthy personal effects with a utilitarian touch,” the RetroCard Belt Buckle makes the cut this year among Fab’s affordable gift recommendations.

What makes our handmade belt buckle worthy of inclusion on this varied list of gift-giving bliss?

Like nearly everything else on the list, this manly belt buckle has much more to it than meets the eye. Crafted of a hot-rolled steel front plate and blackened steel backplate, the RetroCard Belt Buckle is a sleek steel buckle that will develop a unique patina with wear over time.

The hidden beauty of this piece, however, is that it sports a concealed, felt-lined compartment between the plates in which commuters can stash (and easily access) their MetroCards or other transportation passes.

Hop on over to Fab.com and pick one up for the Inspector Gadget on your holiday list.

 

Brooklyn Denim Company Featured in NY Times

November 3rd, 2011

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Brooklyn Denim Company in the NY TimesFrank Pizzurro, owner of Brooklyn jean shop, Brooklyn Denim Company in Williamsburg, was featured Tuesday in the NY Times — The Future of Denim, Long Term and Short — answering questions about his store and the world of denim.  

Here’s one of Frank’s responses:

“What fall pieces are you most excited about? I love the Rick Owens Dark Shadow stuff. There’s a wrap hoodie, $575, super comfortable. We’re carrying more women’s fashion brands: Society for Rational Dress and Gar-de do incredibly well.”

Congrats Frank!

Not only can you find all styles of denim at Brooklyn Denim Company, but you can also find the RetroCard Belt Buckle.  

It’s the perfect accessory to go with a new pair of jeans and makes a great gift for the guy who has everything!

One Lucky Angler Will Win a RetroCard Belt Buckle

October 14th, 2011

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Scott Behr - Big FishScott Behr, founder of Total Metal Resource, can often be found (sometimes in the middle of the night!) at the India St. pier in Greenpoint fishing for bluefish or striped bass.  

He hooked up with the Brooklyn Urban Anglers Association who are hosting their 3rd Annual BKUAA Brooklyn Fishing Derby through the month of October, and Scott gave them an offer they just couldn’t refuse in the form of a sweet donation to the prize pool.

One lucky derby grand prize winner who catches the largest Striped Bass will walk away with a RetroCard Belt Buckle at the end of the derby.  

If you needed another reason to get your derby on, this is it.

Designed by Patrick Quinn and hand-produced by TMRnyc in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, each RetroCard Belt Buckle in this limited edition release is signed by the artist, numbered, and dated. 

For the (fisher) man who needs his hands free to carry his pole and tackle, the RetroCard Belt Buckle is the ultimate derby prize.

RetroCard Belt Buckle Features

  • Ready access to your MetroCard or any public transportation fare card.
  • Made of hot rolled steel that develops a unique patina from daily wear.
  • Handmade in Brooklyn, New York.
  • For use with any button snap belt.
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By Brooklyn Now Carries the RetroCard Belt Buckle

October 3rd, 2011

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By BrooklynLike the G train, the RetroCard Belt Buckle has steadily made its way from Greenpoint to Cobble Hill.

We’re excited that By Brooklyn, a shop dedicated to the promotion and sale of fine goods from Brooklyn, now carries this cool belt buckle.

Designed by Patrick Quinn and hand-produced by TMRnyc in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, each RetroCard Belt Buckle in this limited edition release is signed by the artist, numbered, and dated. 

For the guy who has everything, the RetroCard Belt Buckle is the one accessory that will make everyone say:  “where did you get that?

Features

  • Ready access to your MetroCard or any public transportation fare card.
  • Made of hot rolled steel that develops a unique patina from daily wear.
  • Handmade in Brooklyn, New York.
  • For use with any button snap belt.
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RetroCard Belt Buckle Now Available at Brooklyn Denim Co.

September 19th, 2011

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Brooklyn Denim Co.

Next time you’re in Williamsburg, check out Brooklyn Denim Co. which now carries the RetroCard Belt Buckle.

Known for their vast array of denim from vintage classics to young designers, Brooklyn Denim Co. has all of your denim needs covered.  We’re psyched to have the buckle in their store because you’ll be able to get your hands on it and see what it looks like with different types of jeans.

With a RetroCard Belt Buckle, you won’t waste time fumbling for your MetroCard at the turnstile, and it will make that new pair of vintage Levi’s look as perfect as old Levi Strauss himself imagined.

Brooklyn Denim Co.
85 N. 3rd St. #101
Brooklyn, NY 11211
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