Pop-up market showcases local designers

September 14, 2016, by Veena McCoole- "New Haven-based independent boutique Strange Ways held its first vendor market last Saturday. The boutique's "Flair Fair," which took place in Lyric Hall on Whalley Avenue, showcased a variety of vintage trinkets alongside items from a dozen independent designers and sellers. With New Haven-made wares as well as objects from further afield, the event's affordable price point attracted indie enthusiasts from across the Northeast, according to organizers and attendees. "I've been trying to support more local designers and artists, many of whom have done pop-up events in the store," Strange Ways' founder Alex Dakoulas said. "It got to the point where we wanted to get everyone together [and do a fair]."He explained that the vendor market was an "extension of the storefront" of Strange Ways..." Click HERE to comment and read full article.

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