“Hand Picked Creations” is the newest addition to Staten Island’s selection of second hand and consignment stores. It’s a find for anyone who likes to shop for clothes and who wants something different plus a friendly shopping atmosphere. Clair Guadagno, the owner says “The mission of this store is to offer high-quality merchandise at amazing prices” She feels that sharing beautiful clothing and accessories with others, especially in these continuing tough economic times, should be viewed as something positive for both consignees and purchasers.
|Hand Picked Creations display window are full of bright and colorful items to entice you in
|I’m always in the mood for shopping fun so I recently attended an open house at the store sponsored by the West Brighton LDC where I was warmly welcomed by Claire Guadagno, the bubbly owner of Hand Picked Creations. The store was full of people in a party mood, enjoying refreshments and shopping. Not only did I find this lovely mink hat but I also snagged a beaded handbag to add to my collection.
|Claire Guadagno helped me pick out this 1950’s frame mink hat
with cafe au lait net veil.
The store is nicely laid out in a large space with quite a selection of clothing. I saw everything from classic black jackets to fabulous 80’s disco wear. Everyone should check out the back room; which is full of sale items! I had my eye on a pair of turquoise harem pants I found in the sale section and may just have to go back and try them on.
Hand Picked Creations is open 5 days a week Tuesday through Friday 10-6pm and Saturday 10-4pm.
They are located at 59 New Dorp Plaza North Staten Island, New York 10306.
Vintage shoppers it’s worth checking out and seeing what’s “New” at Hand Picked Creations!