Whether your weekend involves a Derby Party (with the requisite Derby pie, 'course), some celebrating for Cinco or some gawking at the 5-Boro Bike Tour as it passes by on Kent Avenue this Sunday, we've got a whole lot of perfect accessorizing to make your weekend out a great one.
Hilo x Hilo means "thread by thread" in Spanish, and that's exactly how Sari David constructs each unique piece of her thread-based art. Together with her business partner Soledad Guillera, Sari sources thread from all over the world and combines a variety of vivid colors into a single frame, resulting in an eye-catching composition. This will be Sari's first time ever at a market as an art seller so props and a proper welcome are in order. Saturday only
Part Marie Antoinette, part Hello Kitty, Haruka Kosui's Sunny Smell fashion-forward creations are 100% adorable. From headbands with candy-shaped poofs and lacy veils, to decorative candy hair clips with floral print, pearls, and pastel mesh wrappers, Sunny Smell will give your hair accessories a sweet little lift. Saturday only
Would you take heroin for bronchitis? Opium for gastrointestinal trouble? Back in the day, doctors commonly prescribed drugs that have since been blacklisted, and Anastasia Fokina is posing a challenge: take a closer look. Substances seen as helpful one day can be deemed terribly addicting & harmful the next. Through delicately-designed graphic tees, Anastasia and American Apothecary hope to spread that awareness and also get you looking good. Saturday & Sunday
Vera Vixeness is Native New Yorker Debbie Mangual's passion project no doubt. Debbie, a former Middle Eastern dancer, brings her curated collection of blazers and boleros, ponchos, rompers and more inspired by and influenced by not only different cultures, but also good old rock 'n roll. She's also a headdress and jewelry designer, so we can't wait to see what worldly surprises await us this weekend! Saturday & Sunday
Grace Turman Damien is a Connecticut-based artist with an interest in portraiture, but not like you've seen before. Right away, you'll notice her attention to the depiction of movement and emotion. Just in time for Mother's Day and Father's Day, Grace is taking commissions for pop-art portraits, to give the whole family a colorful spin. Saturday & Sunday
Beads, beads, and more beads. That's the driving force behind Elizabeth Snyder's ELIZABETH44 beaded jewelry line. You'll find fantastic one-of-a-kind pieces with precious and semi-precious stones and vintage and ethnic beads collected around the world. These bracelets come in every color in the world to step your arm party up to the next level. Saturday & Sunday
In New York, celebrity sightings happen all the time and part of the charm of A&F is that star-fuckers are a little lower key than elsewhere. But you best be on the look-out for A-list celebs when Hollywood in Charcoal rolls in, artist Jenn Martin's Hollywood-inspired charcoal portraits of some of her favorite celebs. Girls, anyone? Oh, c'est tres Brooklyn. Saturday & Sunday
Brooklyn-bred artist Lenore Cohen is bringing her slow-down-and-take-it-all-in approach to art and the beauty that surrounds this weekend with her abstract, colorful, and detail-driven paintings. The works are gorgeous, and recently, Saks Fifth Avenue gave Lenore a five-month long solo show. Check out her works alongside Margalit Romano this Sunday only.
BOOM! We all know about chocolate-covered pretzels, but what about PB&J-, banana cream-, or mocha 'spresso-covered pretzels? Fatty Sundays & Co. has a host of brow-raising flavors of hand-dipped gourmet pretzels (see photo), and since it's Sunday, we see no reason not to indulge a little. On your way in or out of the bustling market or on your way to that lovely liquid lunch this Sunday, catch Allison Borowick Zmishlany and her sister, Lauren, and maybe, just maybe, they'll let you in on their family's snack secrets. Sunday only