At a Glance: Greenpointers Valentine’s Market Vendor Preview
Don’t say we didn’t warn you: we’ll be waxing nostalgic at our vintage-themed Valentine’s Market on the 12th, and if you miss out, it’s your own damn fault.
To recap, we’ll be dishing out the swinging jazz tunes, Prohibition-era cocktails, and all kinds of free activities beyond the shopping (but have you seen the shopping?): face painting, nail art, massages by by [email protected], personalized stories by The Roving Typist, tarot readings, and free mini astrology readings by The Daily Hunch. You can also say hi to Cupid — and maybe convince him to work his magic on you. You can read all about it here!
For now, we’d like to bring your attention to all the other stuff — you know, the amazing local vendors who’ll be hawking their wares.
If you’re jonesing for a conceptual handbag, this geometric milk carton purse is the sort of thing you’ll see from 8.6.4.
Small-batch candles might catch your fancy, especially if they beckon to you with the sensory memories of another person’s world travels. Who knows — they could be yours someday.
Bios Apothecary brings the all-natural goodness of the Vedic tradition to its Long Island City studio. Do something good for your face (and the Earth).
Carrying on the proud legacy of hot sauce kitsch is Hot Boy Hot Sauce, the product of local ingredients, a tiny Greenpoint kitchen, and two inventive minds.
Deck yourself out like an ancient Egyptian goddess in these other-worldly adornments by Izaskun Zabala.
There is literally no such thing as too many cacti. Fortunately, loloplant understands the importance of presentation. These succulents come potted in unique containers — perfect for taking home or gifting.
Behold the possibility of laser-cut designs. Bonus points for local, sustainable, and imbued with a human touch (despite the obvious machine influence).
Check out the rest of our amazing vendors below!