BEDFORD-STUYVESANT, Brooklyn — If you’re familiar with Marcus Garvey Boulevard in Bed-Stuy, chances are you’ve had a run-in with it’s most colorful resident: Gizmo Vintage Honey.
She’s the woman behind Lulu Vintage Clothing, a stand-alone shop set up along the sidewalk, consisting of two lone racks chock full of one-of-a-kind pieces.
“I just wanted to bring something fabulous into the neighborhood and be responsible for making people look good and feel good,” Vintage Honey told PIX11 News.
In a matter of two years, Gizmo Vintage Honey — which is the only name this fashionista answers to — has become an attraction in the neighborhood. She gave partial credit for her success to her salesclerk and yorkie, “Poopie Butt.”
Using social media to connect with customers, this one-woman operation has rewritten the book on marketing, introducing live auctions on Instagram at the peak of the pandemic.
“I do these live