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.
The event will feature some celebrity vendors, including Theo Kogan’s (Lunachicks) Amour Beauty rock’n’roll beauty line. 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!
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 will also be performing a set.
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 Tim e 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
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.
Representatives from Denim Day will be registering guests for the upcoming Denim Walk Across Brooklyn Bridge where Fashion Week Brooklyn organizers, models, stylists, BUST Magazine and other brands will wear jeans with a purpose to support survivors, and spread awareness about sexual assault and the #wearepeoplenotobjects movement.
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://bit.ly/1oZpgrh
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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