All the elements of this Instagram-made fashion subculture culminate at a vintage megamarket dubbed A Current Affair that’s held in both Brooklyn, New York, and Richmond, California, each year. Zweig describes this biannual event as a deliberately hip answer to the Manhattan Vintage Show, a gathering in New York that he says is typically frequented by “80-year-old women with a ton of makeup and hats and feathers and stuff.” At A Current Affair, sellers dress up in their best vintage threads, bring the models they feature on their feeds, and curate their mobile storefronts to be highly photogenic.

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