Back to events! This time we catch up with the growing Creeds Collective. The eco-conscious, cutting edge fashion brand has jumped off of the internet and into their own pop-up in Soho. Three floors of sustainable fashion, accessories, and home decor. I also got to run into some old friends from Janine Just Inc So that was ok.
I got to see my old pal Lorie del Mundo from JJI and catch up on all things Creed. There are forty-four brands represented at the 54 Crosby Street location. Brands I know like Lauren Napier of CLEANSE, Bela Criacao and Snowman NYC, and new brands like Feya Candles (each purchase provides a meal for a hungry child). the best thing about this pop-up is that it’s shopping that gives back- and who doesn’t want that?
Of course, I had to go find food. First I encountered the amazing Jala frozen Greek yogurt bars. I can’t describe these tasty treats any better than Jessica Stark, who works for the brand. She said”
I got a walnut brownie from The Protein Bakery. I totally should have grabbed two, but I was trying to be fair. I also made sure to stock up on Sexy Pop Popcorn– in Lightly Salted, Bangin’ Cheddar, Bodacious Banana and Brazilian Coconut. Yums. Now that I had snacks, I needed beverages, and I ran into Kyle Watson who does PR for Onli, a bubbling natural flavored sparkling water that’s as refreshing as it is tasty.
After that, a girl needs to load up on some cocktail action, and I ended up meeting the people behind Cliffton Dry sparkling wine-style cider. Made with fresh apples from our very own Finger Lake region of New York, the cider has a light taste, is gluten free, and very low in calories. I found myself chugging Cliffton Dry along with NY based Nicolino designer Nicki Cozzolino. Obviously, we were enjoying ourselves. Who says being environmentally friendly has to be boring?
Arranged around the pop-up are tableau of items from Creeds Collective designers. Like? 1. Ombre waterfall necklace by Reason To be Pretty 2. Handbag by Angela Roi. Most of the brands have a charitable component, are dedicated to lolac sourcing. It’s basically a collective of small businesses with a common thread of philanthropy.
1. These bags are by Lauren Cecchi and the cute little shoe behind is is from Coye Nokes. 2. I love these classic striped socks from Soxiety, Italian made they retail from $12 to $20 a pair and are luxuriantly soft. if you can’t find a gift for anyone else, you can always treat yo’ self.
In addition to artwork, Flickable lip glosses, and a Primp and Polish salon on the top floor, the Creeds Collective Popup is offering these original animal head sculptures (without having to hunt any animals) from White Faux Taxidermy (2). You can get them in plaster white, silver, gold, or a mix. Clothing retailers like d. brand and Victoria Road offer enought stylistic choices to fit any wardrobe.
The Creeds Collective Popup will be open until December 28th from 11am to 7pm daily, and trunk shows every Saturday from 4-6pm. They’re located at 54 Crosby Street in NYC.
Next up: The Voss Foundation’s #WomenHelpingWomen fundraising luncheon!
xoxo, Faith/Sassy Ethnic Bohemian