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Pre-Loved Podcast with Emily Stochl

Mar 11, 2024

Pre-Loved Podcast is a weekly vintage fashion interview show, with guests you’ll want to go thrifting with! For more Pre-Loved Podcast, subscribe to our Patreon!On today’s show, we’re chatting with David, the founder of Honeymoon Antiques and new owner of the Sturbridge Show. David’s business Honeymoon Antiques has been a New York City fashion and design staple since1997. And he has some really fun stories to share with us about his year’s in the industry and how the vintage scene has changed. 

In 2022, David purchased the storied Sturbridge Show, which happens three times each year in Sturbridge, Massachusetts, the Monday before Brimfield. Sturbridge Show is a unique offeirng of antique & vintage clothing, textiles, quilts, workwear, and jewelry spanning the Victorian era to the 1990s. 

This fall, David brought the Sturbridge Show to New York City for the first time, and it’s returning for it’s spring city show this weekend – if you’re listening to this live – March 14th-16th. 

We had a blast with all of David’s stories in this one, so let’s get right into it!


  • [4:50] David’s decision to open his first store in New York in the 1990s. 
  • [12:36] What the East Village vintage clothing scene was like in the 90s. 
  • [19:13] David’s transition into becoming the promoter of the Sturbridge Show.
  • [ 24:39] About the Sturbridge Show and Brimfield Antique Market in Massachusetts.
  • [30:18] The Sturbridge Show comes to NYC! 
  • [37:26] When the people you buy clothing from bring you magic and good luck!




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