Brooklyn's New Indie Market Spends Night in NYC

brooklyn indie marketI am officially telling you about this new indie designer market in Brooklyn - more reasons to go shopping in Brooklyn! It is the love child of Kathy Malone of the label fofolle who has dreamed of bringing a space for new designers to show off their creations. And boy did she hit a home run!

rocks and salt hatBrooklyn Indie Market is the only place you will find Rocks and Salt, the designers of my favorite hat in pink plaid linen. People have emailed before about where to find them, and this is it.

Katie James is a member of this inspiring group, but I've been sucked into the website world now that I've left my day job (funny how that happens), so we had to freeze the accessories production budget to focus on developing one thing at a time, and developing it well.

indie designer jewelryYou will find lots of unique goodies. Brooklyn Indie Market is on Smith Street every weekend from now to December. Here's how to get there, complete with map.

brooklyn indie marketIf you are a Manhattenite, Brooklyn Indie Market is coming to you on Wednesday, July 18th! Brooklyn Indie Market has paired up with Planned Parenthood of New York City (PPNYC) to bring you the 3rd Annual Summer, Sex and Spirits - a night of cheap cocktails and exclusive shopping at the Sugar Lounge!

Sexy Highlights:
  • 1/2 price sangria pitchers
  • $4 drink specials including wine, beer, and mixed drinks
  • live DJ
  • mystery prize and raffle (love those, especially when your chances are good, as they are this night)
Easy Details:
WHERE: Sugar Lounge, 311 Church Street (between Walker and Lispenard Streets)
WHEN: Wednesday, July 18 from 5-8 pm
TICKETS: $20. A portion of the evening's sales and ticket proceeds go to Planned Parenthood of New York City
WHY: (from PPNYC) "For over 90 years, PPNYC has been a beacon of hope for the thousands of women, teens, and families who rely on us for essential reproductive health care, innovative educational programs and effective advocacy. This event helps raise support our work providing critical information, skills, and care to all individuals, regardless of age, income, or circumstance. To buy tickets contact: PPNYC Special Events Office at 212.274.7260. Tickets also available at the door (cash only at the door)."

I'm going to go down there. Let's see how many Mistas I can pull with me? Come on, girls! Besides, one of the partners of Brooklyn Indie Market, Johanna Resinkoff of DaisyHead Designs is an expert QuickBooks smarty pants in her spare time, so I'm bringing a list of questions that I will slyly ask her because I've spent all of Saturday and Sunday in the lovely database life of QuickBooks...