I was perusing the many rows of patinated tins and old daguerrotypes at the Sowa Market, when I came across this charming and eccentric young antiques dealer, named Adam Irish, who’s been in the trade since the age of six. With his tortoise shell circle-framed glasses and straw hat, he could’ve fit right in on the set for a filming of a Mad Men episode.
He certainly sells some interesting vintage items. Check out his site here, or visit his Etsy shop. Or visit him next Sunday at the Sowa Market, where he’ll be hosting a stand inside. He’s friendly——chat him up, and maybe you’ll learn a thing or two about 1950s menswear.