From a press release:
“On December 1st, owners of Treasury Vintage, Cathy Chung & Katerina Herodotou will take over Adams Morgan vintage boutique, Meeps. The name and location will stay, with a promised new energy and focus. Since its days as a petite hideaway for the city’s hippest hunters to its welcome expansion in Adams Morgan, Meeps has held a special place in the hearts and history of DC’s vintage retail community. Meeps’ reputation as the go-to vintage clothing spot has only grown as the shop represented distinctive expertise in local and national media.
After four years of participating in the thriving vintage scene in Washington D.C., first with pioneering pop-up shop Listopad in 2007 and then, since 2009, with their acclaimed 14th Street vintage boutique Treasury, Cathy Chung and Katerina Herodotou are thrilled to carry on the Meeps legacy. Having been avid shoppers of Meeps, they are excited to add their own contemporary curatorial touch to the newly envisioned space.
Meeps will continue to offer the freshest selection of the best affordable casual vintage, with plenty of playful gems for parties, costumes and special events. Starting in early 2012, Meeps will begin a Buy-Sell-Trade system that will enable a rotating selection of gently used items from current designers and popular retailers. The new Meeps will expand its fashionable reach by offering hand-picked current and vintage items side-by-side. Local designers will still be represented in-shop, and, new artists and designers are encouraged to get in touch. Plans for a shop redesign are in place for 2012. Next year will mark Meeps’ second decade in the District and Chung and Herodotou are so happy to be able to continue the Meeps legacy for many years to come.
Please join us to celebrate this new era of Meeps next Tuesday, December 6! Our launch party will feature DJs Baby Alcatraz (Smashing Time) and Sara (Kicks!, Pow Wow), sparkling drinks and snacks from 5 PM to 9 PM. We’ll be offering a tremendous sale of current and inventoried stock to make room for our new offerings – FILL A BAG for $20!
WHAT: MEEPS Welcome Party
WHEN: Tuesday, December 6, 2011, 5PM – 9PM
WHERE: 2104 18th Street Northwest
For more information, please visit www.shoptreasury.com, www.meepsdc.com or contact Cathy Chung at [email protected] or (202) 506-6908. Meeps 2104 18th St, NW Washington, DC 20009″