Shop, Craft, & Refresh at BUST Craftacular Spring!
NYC’s ultimate shopping party, featuring DIY craft classes, free salon services all day, and more, returns to Brooklyn on April 23rd, 2016.
Brooklyn, NY – The spring edition of BUST Magazine’s don’t-miss, all-day shopping party, the BUST Craftacular will return to Brooklyn on April 23rd, 2016 on Factory Floor at Industry City, located at 233 37th Street, Brooklyn, NY. The indie craft fair will highlight over 100+ trendsetting makers selling handmade and vintage treasures, accessories, clothing, beauty products, original art, delicious treats and offering craft tutorials at their booths. This is the spot to get you ready for a whole new Spring season. The first 200 attendees will get a free swag bag! Admission is free.
Celebrity & Local Vendors:
The event will feature some celebrity vendors, including Theo Kogan’s (Lunachicks) Amour Beauty rock’n’roll beauty line. Attendees can meet comedian, Lizz Winstead (The Daily Show), and buy swag from her activism group Lady Parts Justice. The BUST Craftacular will also feature local vendors like The Local Branch, By Boe, Morphologically, Flynn & King, Dirty Dolls Lingerie, Sail Away Coffee Co. and East Village Vintage Collective to name a few! The full roster of fabulous vendors can be found here.
Kristin Welchez (Dee Dee from the Dum Dum Girls) will be our special guest DJ under her solo project, Kristin Kontrol. That’s So Raben known for her epic #PUSSYPOWER parties in Brooklyn will also be performing a set.
DIY Crafting Workshops:
In addition, guests can check out these rad things to do from popular Brooklyn based brands:
- Braid Bar with beauty brand and new Williamsburg salon, amika:.
- Nail Art Bar with Floss Gloss featuring hard-to-find shades of their vegan polish.
- Makeover Bar with Bed-Stuy private spa, Girlz Time featuring Bobbi Brown organic makeovers with free crafts for kids.
- Live Portrait Painting with artist Akane Ogura
- Friendship Bracelet Bar with Sublime Stitching
- DIY Flower Crown station
Brooklyn Craft Company the Greenpoint hub of all things DIY based lead by expert crafter, Brett Bara, will be hosting hands-on workshops throughout the day.
Reserve your spot today!
11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.: Macrame Wall Hanging
1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.: Metal & Crochet Bracelets
3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.: DIY Leather Bookbinding
5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.: DIY Marbled Stationery
Brooklyn Fashion Week Preview:
BK Style Foundation will host a preview catwalk at 5:00 p.m. for Fashion Week Brooklyn featuring a collaboration between local streetwear designer Brooklyn Celebrity, and Abou Gangue’s brooklyn-based atelier known for bespoke wrap-skirts known as Kangas.
BUST will offer fresh #feminist breakfast cocktails & nitro-brewed iced coffee from Sail Away.
Sponsors for this year’s BUST Craftacular in Brooklyn include Square, Mailchimp David’s Tea, and Green Mountain Energy.
For more information head here: http://bust.li/visit-craftacular
The BUST Craftacular features hundreds of local craftspeople for an all-day shopping event full of truly unique handmade and vintage finds. The event features DJs, musical performances, crafting classes, demos, a giant sweepstakes, product giveaways, food and drinks.
Founded in 1993, BUST is a trusted authority on up-and-coming trends in music, fashion, art, crafting, books, pop culture, politics, entrepreneurship, sex, feminism, DIY, tech, and news among trendy, discerning, educated, and culturally aware women. BUST connects with its audience through three primary channels: a bi-monthly print magazine, a news website, and event marketing. Their signature, award-winning event is the BUST Craftacular.
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