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Smock Travels – New York City (Part I)

While in New York City last week for our Kate’s Paperie events, we took the time to visit many of our favorite Smock retailers! We have lots of photos of our events with Kate’s to share, but first we wanted to share a little glimpse at the rest of our travels across Manhattan and Brooklyn. Our first stop was The Village Invites on 43rd where we spent time chatting with Linda, Adrienne and Jaye. They have the prettiest assortment of great gift wrap and big spools of ribbon that make us dream of wrapping the loveliest of holiday packages.

Being Halloween week, there was no shortage of costumes to be found throughout the city. Here, Lindsy poses with a great Big Bird costume and with a creepy skeleton in our hotel lobby.

On Tuesday we spent the day exploring Brooklyn and had a ball doing it! Of, course no trip to Brooklyn is complete without a visit to Lion In the Sun and dessert at Sweet Melissa Patisserie.

But before the day got cranking we had brunch with one of our biggest Smock fans (hi, Nicole!) at Le Petite Cafe. We sat in their gorgeous garden space out back where the sunshine and the coffee were both delightful.

Brooklyn was also all decked out for Halloween…

Later in the week we also visited The Village Invites at their new location on 13th Street in the West Village. They have a great space for meeting with custom printing clients and a huge assortment of paper and gift items, including great ideas for quick bridal shower and bachelor party gifts.

While in New York, we also found time for dessert and coffee at The Grey Dog in Chelsea and made a quick trip to check out The High Line. Along the way, we popped in to see our friends at Invite & Write, Judy Paulen Designs at Bloomingdale’s and Reed Cohen Papers & Events. It was a busy week! Stay tuned later in the week for all of the details from our events with Kate’s Paperie!