New York City, NY (PRWEB) February 05, 2014
February 1 thru February 18th: Market 605 announces a West Village-based, month long celebration of ethical fashion. The collaborative pop-up shop is organized and run by nine of New York’s best local designers and independent label creators and offers a finely curated array of womenswear, accessories, jewelry, home goods and gifts. Customers will have the chance to meet the designers while shopping a handpicked selection of exclusive items. (11-7pm)
Launch Party -- February 8, 7-10pm: Ethical fashion e-tailer HELPSY and East Village boutique, The Deep End Club, will co-host the launch of the HELPSY popup shop in Market 605. Invite only.
DJ’d by Tennessee Thomas. Sponsored by Harmless Harvest Coconut Water and Owney’s Rum.
Feb 8,9-- HELPSY will hold popup shop in the Market 605 space.
February 19- 25, 10-8pm-- The collaborative Market 605 space becomes a wholesale showroom for buyers only during FW14 market week.
Address: 605 Hudson Street at W. 12th Street, NYC
For further information please contact: rachel(at)shophelpsy(dot)com or market605nyc(at)gmail(dot)com
About Market 605 designers:
Dirty Librarian Chains For nearly a decade, Dirty Librarian Chains designer, Susan Domelsmith, has been working at the forefront of the sustainable fashion movement. Her collection of bold retro-futuristic jewelry is based on a zero waste design model and ensures the production of every piece utilizes USA made materials dating from the 1960’s to the 1980’s.
Feral Childe is the bicoastal design duo of Moriah Carlson (Brooklyn, NY) and Alice Wu (Oakland, CA), who both come from a fine arts background. The two collaborate on the drawings and collages that form each collection's signature textile designs. Feral Childe combines thoughtful choice of sustainable materials and attention to quality construction to make smart, wearable silhouettes for forward-thinking women, and is proudly manufactured in New York City.
Gamma Folk is the jewelry of designer and maker Lily Piyathaisere. Created out of the spirit of past and present, Gamma Folk is a celebration of aesthetics, experiments in materials and the preservation of craft.
IMAGO-A (pronounced ee-mah-go ah) is a NYC-based leather handbag and accessories line. The IMAGO-A collection is built upon geometric and sculptural shapes that are both innovative and functional. All IMAGO-A pieces are produced locally by luxury-leather craftsmen in NYC.
MAISON CAPRON was born from a desire to create beautiful pieces made with integrity and respect to the environment. Sustainably designed and produced domestically in Los Angeles using natural fibers, ethically sourced materials, natural plant and low impact dyes and local, artisanal resources. The line works to optimize beautiful, handcrafted design with an attitude of relaxed glamour, while promoting a harmonious and responsible relationship between business, community, and nature.
Kordal is a women's knitwear collection that fuses innovative forms and textures with functionality. We believe in creating garments that will inspire creativity and wearability. All of our knits are designed and and produced in NYC in an effort to support American manufacturing.
by natalie frigo - Natalie Frigo's passion is creating unique, heirloom jewelry. Natalie's inspiration ranges from early metallurgy and textile design to recent architectural developments, culminating in a collection that is contemporary, but by referencing venerable artifacts, also feels timeless.
Nettie Kent creates handcrafted jewelry from recycled metals in Brooklyn, New York. Nettie Kent has earned a cult following and loyal clientele that appreciates her sculptural forms, unique designs and her ethical approach to jewelry making that emphasizes sustainable design and sourcing recycled materials. Summers on the beach and winters in Brooklyn influence all of Nettie's designs, a mix of organic shapes cast in rough golden metals juxtaposed with soft leathers.
Study NY is a sustainable womenswear label based in Brooklyn, NY. We make season-less clothing locally and ethically without subscribing to the traditional fashion calendar. Our goal is to create the ideal wardrobe for our customers. We believe the clothes we wear should be well-made using quality materials, and the hands that manipulate those materials should be respected and cared for. We tell the story of how our clothing is made, one step at a time.
BHAVA is a women's fashion shoe brand founded by designers Francisca Pineda and Rushali A. Sanghani. Bhava is named after the designers' shared devotion to purity and consideration for others, the highest form of Bhava. This collection sets a new standard in footwear design by sourcing the highest quality hand-woven, organic, recycled and cruelty free components. The Bhava aesthetic represents timeless elegance with a dose of ingénue charm. Our mission is to create a harmonious footwear experience, as in tune with our environment as our spirit.
AND many more from Freedom of Animals, State, Kallio, The Greater Goods, Shino Ceramics, Titania Inglis, Pima Doll, Mullein & Sparrow, Susan Alexandra, Bing Bang NYC, Andrea Diodati, Marble&Milkweed, Job&Boss, Good Candle ...
HELPSY is an online platform for dope ethical fashion, run and owned by Rachel Kibbe. Shopping the platform, customers can sort purchases by 11 ethical categories. Her aim is to curate the coolest designs available which are also ethically produced, proving sustainable fashion is not an esthetic and great design does not have to be sacrificed. She also aims to raise awareness, through the HELPSY platform, about the importance of shopping ethically.
The Deep End Club is an East Village store owned and run by activist and DJ, Tennessee Thomas. Offering an array of clothing, books, art, and accessories, most of the products are locally made and many have been handcrafted. The Deep End Club is also home to an ongoing series of workshops addressing themes of sustainability and environmental preservation through art and fashion.