There’s a speakeasy popup happening in Bushwick this weekend for women of discerning tastes. Plus, a CBD workshop and “joint rolling” tonight, more info here.
A MODERN WOMAN 99 Scott Ave *Tip: Put 237 Randolph Street into Google Maps. You’ll see a large red shipping container and a gravel driveway. Walk down the driveway, past the parked cars, until you see the concrete walking path and a FABR sign. June 29-July 1 | 12pm-7pm More info
What to expect, via A Modern Woman:
A three-day pop up concept store by Tio y Tia featuring the finest local brands and artisans all under one roof. Located behind a hidden door through a lush, secret garden in Bushwick, Modern Woman brings together some of our most beloved including:
Punk power clothing brand Molly Monroe is hosting a gothy, rocky, punky makers market at Brooklyn Bazaar (150 Greenpoint Ave) on June 10th from 12pm-6pm. Fascination Street Market is a punk rock flea market happening four times a year and featuring more than 25 NYC based artists, vendors and live music. Each artist will be selling one of a kind handcrafted clothing, jewelry, cosmetics, artwork and odds and ends. Check it out!
Folks, Mother’s Day is coming this Sunday. So, if you’re buying a gift for your awesome mama or beloved baby mama, here are some local shops and designers that carry some sparkle and something cute or sentimental to gift that special woman in your life.
Now that the hellscape known as winter is officially over, it’s time to freshen up your spring looks. If you’re thinking of shopping local and investing in some key pieces, browse some of these killer selections from our beloved neighborhood boutique, In God We Trust. We heard that mechanic-style jumpsuits are all the rage. You can thank us later.
It’s time to dust off your warm(er) weather wear and refresh your look on time for sunnier days! And to (finally) celebrate Spring, local purveyors of eyewear Sunny Eye Shop (284 Driggs Ave) is offering Greenpointers $50 off sunglasses.
Here you won’t find your run-of-the-mill three or four big box store specs. They stock handmade frames produced in small batches, carefully curated from some of the most exclusive eyewear manufacturers in the world – like the rad tortoise and clear champagne frames by Japanese designer Matsuda that our Fashion Editor Stephanie picked up (one of only 200 pairs made)! These specs go equally well with a chic outfit for a night out or another day in the office PLUS the prescription glasses turn into shades as it gets brighter out.
Dr. Saniya Shoaib is as stylish as she is brainy and can provide you with high-tech eye care just as well as pointing you to a pair of specs that accentuates your look with special attention to quality and fit. Along with store manager and frame buyer Troy, Sunny Eye Shop’s team has over 30 years of combined experience that provides the kind of expertise and passion for eyewear that is hard to come by. Continue reading →
In God We Trust (70 Greenpoint Ave) is cleaning out their Greenpoint workshop and selling off some treasures for fellow makers and crafters, including jewelry and dress making equipment and tools, store displays, home and office furniture, and more. The sale runs today and tomorrow (5/5 & 5/6) from 12-6pm.
Parents, devoted aunts and uncles, and caregivers can all agree: Wild Was Mama (272 Driggs Ave) is an inclusive and open shop for all moms (and moms-to-be). The store, which follows the philosophy that they “empower moms to embrace their authentic and wild selves by providing products and education that support their own unique journey through parenthood.”
With that being said, the shop has made a positive, important mark on the neighborhood. With fun, expressive clothing for mama and babe, informative classes, and community events, it’s a major center for all things hip-mom related. And now, Wild Was Mama founder, Adriane, is taking a step back from the store to purse other ventures. With her family and projects her husband is working on, she felt like it was time to let the store keep blossoming in the neighborhood while moving on to other adventures. Continue reading →
Sooner or later, spring weather will officially arrive. So, in the meantime, why not add some killer pieces to your closet and locally made to usher in a new season full of outdoor activities and adventures? We think denim is a soft, classic, and bold option.
Fortuntately, In God We Trust (70 Greenpoint Ave) has the utilitarian-meets-swag denim style you’re hankering for. Check out some picks that will stay in your closet for years to come.
With the new spring season, you might be thinking of freshening up your look. Whether it’s a simple tweak, a completely new ‘do, or a self-care day full of pampering, treating yourself to some serious hair care should be in your spring refresh.
And, that’s exactly what I did at Sanctuary Salon (667 Lorimer St). The eco-friendly and cruelty-free salon is a haven for haircare lovers – the shop exclusively carries Sachajuan products that are environmentally-friendly and aren’t tested on animals. How neat is that? Continue reading →