PDX Event: I See London, I See France! Pop-Up

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I See London, I See France!Sun May 7 • 11AM to 5PM • 7805 SE Oaks Park Way • INFO

Vintage lovers! Travelers! Anglophiles! Francophiles! Mais, Oui! Come out this Sunday, May 7, for the fun I See London, I See France! Pop-Up Shop with Pam from Plucky Maidens! This dreamy vintage event will feature 16 wonderful vendors who specialize in French and British vintage goods, antiques, and artisan wares. They will be back at their fabulous, historic Oaks Park Dance Pavillion venue in SE Portland. Shop for fantastic scores in beautiful home goods, clothing, accessories, jewelry, textiles, toys, paper goods, office supplies, and lots of other fabulous collectibles. Bring your mom or shop for her (Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 14!) and other nurturing ladies in your life! You can also learn more about Pam’s guided tours to go vintage shopping in Paris and London — maybe take your mom on a trip!

PLUS, along with a slew of great vendors, there will be live music, snacks, soft drinks, and adult beverages, and tons of free parking spaces. Early buying goes from 11AM until 5PM with a $10 admission. If you don’t want to be the earliest bird at the sale, from 12PM until 5PM it will be $5 to get in to the event. Cash admissions appreciated! MORE DETAILS HERE.

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HAPPY FRIDAY! I hope you all have a great time out and about! This weekend feels like things are really starting for spring and I’m crossing fingers and toes that the weather starts to show it too! Eat, drink, be merry, meet lots of fun people, score some great deals, support women farmers, support the ACLU and Planned Parenthood… all the things. XO Jen

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FARM SHARE TIME. Support women in agriculture! Join Helsing Junction Farms for a ridiculously amazing farm share experience starting late spring to early fall. So many delicious options and amazing people! We have the small share and the fruit share and take advantage of sweet offers throughout the summer. They even offer a home delivery option from Portland to Seattle. Love these ladies! MORE INFO.

NEW SHOP: YAY! Stop by Association Shop Concept Store and Gallery! Shop B Sides denim, Shaina Mote, Nu Swim, Eatable of Many Orders, Desiree Klein, J. Hannah Jewelry, Laura Schoorl, MAKE Cosmetics, Arc Objects, Olivia Fiddes, and lots more. They are open Tues through Saturday from 11AM to 6PM and Sundays from 12PM to 5PM. Association is located at 401b NE 28th Ave. See more at @associationshop on Instagram.

BRUNCH, PLEASE: I am very excited to find out that Victoria now has brunch from 11AM to 4PM! That’s nice and late! I can’t find a brunch menu online yet, but I am 100% sure it will be super delicious and that there will be vegan options. It will also be nice when it warms up because they have a huge patio. Victoria is located at 4835 N Albina Ave.

Now through Monday, May 1. Stop by Woonwinkel for a lovely ceramics pop-up shop featuring the colorful works of Brian Giniewski, Lisa Jones of Pigeon Toe, Ashley Hardy, Mary Carroll, and Sarah Wertzberger. The pop up shop coincides with the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) Portland conference and also with the city-wide Design Week Portland (DWP). A rainbow of ceramics will be available for purchase. Woonwinkel is located at 935 SW Washington St. MORE INFO.

Friday, April 7. 5PM to 8PM. It’s an awesome First Friday at all 811 E. Burnside shops and studios! OKO is having Mars Municipal and her beautiful collection of framed vintage prints up on the walls, Haunt is having a fun plant exchange (bring a plant and learn about propagation!), Julia Barbee is having a perfume launch at Haunt for her Mother Naturalist fragrance and she’s bringing clay boobs and temporary tattoos, xobruno will be showing new work by Nate Preston, and lots more fun times! Come celebrate! It’s all at 811 E. Burnside. MORE INFO.

Friday, April 7. 6PM to 9PM. Get over to Field Trip for the San Johnny and Parachute Pop-Up Shops! So you get the magic of Field Trip mixed with amazing furniture from San Johnny, bedding and bath from Parachute, and a photography exhibit with Ian J. Whitmore! The party starts at 6 and there will be beer, wine, and good vibes. Field Trip is located at 3725 SE Division St. MORE INFO.

Friday, April 7 thru Sunday, April 9. Opening reception Friday 6PM to 8PM. Come to Nationale for a special pop-up with Jess Beebe of Linea and Rosette for The Goddess / The Mother. Beebe is a local artist and clothing designer and the pop-up will feature dresses made from a mix of new and vintage fabric that she manipulates and dyes with natural pigments from plants and vegetables. Her new line, Rosette, includes garments for children, so bring the littles! 10% of proceeds going to Planned Parenthood to support women, mothers, and children. Nationale is located at 3360 SE Division. MORE INFO.

Friday, April 7 through Sunday, April 9. 1PM until close each day. Pop by the Adorn West End location this weekend for the Minnie & George Handbag Pop Up. They will also be debuting their limited edition color for Spring 2017! Adorn is located at 1016 SW Washington St. MORE INFO.

Now thru Sunday, April 9. Come by Mercantile for a Julez Bryant Jewelry Trunk Show and a Vince Clothing Trunk Show. Come shop the Vince SS17 collection! Also, meet Julez and Gia and shop the beautiful collection featuring ethically sourced diamonds and precious metals. Mercantile is located at 729 SW Alder St. MORE INFO.

Saturday, April 8. 12PM to 6PM Wednesdays through Sundays. The Lodekka Double Decker Pop-Up Shop starts its season this Saturday and the first shop to pop is Vine & Dandy Shop with Dani’s plants and botanical-themed gifts! Nicole Lodekka hosts pop-up shops from a 1965 British double decker bus located at the Tidbit food cart pod at 2880 SE Division St. MORE INFO.

Saturday, April 8 + Sunday, April 9. This weekend, at Timbuk2 Portland visitors will have the chance to bring in any worn bag or bike in exchange for a 30% off discount on any Timbuk2 product or Pure Cycles Bike. On top of that, all donated items will go to New Avenues for Youth or Community Cycling Center, Portland-based non-profits that will be on-site to discuss how their contributions will help the community of Portland. Timbuk2 is located at MORE INFO.

Sunday, April 9 from 10AM to 3PM. YES! ACLU Bake Sale! It’s time for Sweet Bites for Civil Rights! Woonwinkel is hosting a fundraising bake sale this Sunday! Come buy a bunch of cookies and help fund the resistance and help the fight to protect what we love — humanity! Feel suuuuuper good knowing that ALL the cookie proceeds go to the ACLU! Cash only. Vegan and gluten-free options available, too! Woonwinkel is located at 935 SW Washington. MORE INFO.

Sunday, April 9. 12PM to 7PM. Stop by The Cleaners at Ace Hotel for Summer Dreaming! This is a fun event with Jane’s Vanity, Visage Eyewear, and Spellbound Flowers. Jane’s Vanity will transform the space into a tropical escape and bringing their amazing collections of fine European lingerie, loungewear, and apparel. Visage will bring their beautiful new collection of designer sunglasses and Nico from Spellbound will be making pretty bouquets. The Cleaners is at 403 SW 10th Ave. MORE INFO.

Sunday, April 9. 1PM to ? Swing by the Landmark Saloon Open Air Market! It’s that time of year again — every 2nd Sunday of the month Landmark Saloon will host an outdoor market with handmade jewelry, vintage clothing, knife sharpening, leather goods, food, and lots more. This Sunday’s vendors: Heritage Mercantile, SassC Productions, Pigeon Heart Designs, Sato Sharpening, Philly Finds, Hawk Leather Goods, Peace + Love Salsa, Unabtainium, Keri-Wear, Two Rivers Food, Lone Tree Antiques, Dolls and Trolls, Li’l Starts, Walter Cryderman, Li’l Crow, Puddle City Craft/Revamp Design Works, Kim Kress Pyrography, and others. Landmark Saloon is located at 4847 SE Division St. MORE INFO.

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Saturday, April 15. 11AM to 3PM. Hop on over to Mantel for the Easter Flower Pop-Up Shop! There will be small, sweet, hand-tied bouquets, and stunning floral centerpieces and bud vase arrangements by Foraged Floral in Tamara Bryan Pottery vessels. Mantel is located at 8202 N. Denver Ave. MORE INFO.

Friday, April 21. 5PM to 9PM. YAY! Get yourself over to celebrate the grand opening of T’s amazing new shop — Project Object. T, from Portland’s beloved Upper Metal Class jewelry line, will be opening the doors of her great new shop where she will be selling handmade goods and works from local artists and featuring talented creatives from all over the country. Project Object will focus on supporting women, LGBTQ, people of color, and those who share a love for all! A portions of all sales go towards nonprofits such as ACLU, Planned Parenthood and Bradley Angle! Join in the opening fun with drinks, snacks, fun raffles, giveaways, a pop-up with Klai Brown, and good company. Also Dream Cakes, Dava Bread, Leeward Surf, and Urban Nest Realty will be celebrating their spaces in the same building. Project Object is located at 2502 NE Sandy Blvd. MORE INFO.

Saturday, April 22. 10AM to 6PM. BRIDES TO BE!! Walk-ins only! Run, don’t walk, to The English Dept. Sample Sale! 10% of all sales will be donated to the ACLU and they will have a seamstress on hand to answer alteration questions. These gorgeous designer dresses are up to 80% off. The English Dept is located at 2632 se 25th ave. MORE INFO.

Now thru April 30. Stop by Orn Hansen for Chapter: A Pop-Up Show by Adored Vintage. There’s a beautiful selection of neutral, very special and wearable vintage pieces mixed in with new goods. Orn Hansen is located at 2627 SE Clinton St. MORE INFO.

Sunday, May 7 from 11AM to 5PM. Make sure to stop by and shop the fun Sundaze Collective Market at The Cleaners at Ace Hotel! There will be AMAZING designers and little shops selling their beautiful goods. Save the date! Vendor list to come. The Sundaze Collective is located at 403 SW 10th Ave. MORE INFO.

Now thru autumn. There are lots of amazing workshops listed at Wildcraft Studio School now! I highly recommend taking one of Chelsea’s amazing workshops to learn fun skills and meet wonderful folks.

I HEART PDX SUBMISSIONS: If you’d like to submit events, shop openings or local places you love for consideration, then just email me!

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PHOTOS: The Association Shop brick and mortar is now open! See info above.

Best of Honey Kennedy 2016: April, May, June

Hi again! Here are more popular Honey Kennedy posts rounded up from 2016 in April, May, and June. Revisiting these lovelies gets me excited for spring and excited for discovering more talented people and interesting places all around the world. Thanks for coming to this space to hang out with me! It’s feels good to share so many interests with you all and it always means so much to me to hear from you in the comments, through email, and on social media. HAPPIEST NEW YEAR! ♥ Jen xx

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APRIL ♡ This dreamy collection made the sun peek through the clouds. View entire post.
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APRIL ♡ So many wonderful dresses and jumpsuits here! View entire post.
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APRIL ♡ This lady’s wonderful shop never fails to inspire. View entire post.
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APRIL ♡ This new collaborative local event proves to be amazing. View entire post.
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APRIL ♡ Some flowers from my spring garden. More on my instagram! View entire post.
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APRIL ♡ Over 120 beautiful things from small shops and designers. View entire post.
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APRIL ♡ This lady’s pretty collection was inspired by ladies of Egypt. View entire post.
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APRIL ♡ A sweet collection that feels like ghost stories at a campfire. View entire post.
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APRIL ♡ This beautiful lookbook moved us a bit closer to summer vibes. View entire post.
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MAY ♡ Holy, cats! Love the colors and mood of this gorgeous lookbook. View entire post.
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MAY ♡ So many elegant, sculptural garments from this talented lady. View entire post.
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MAY ♡ This charming Vancouver-based shop created such a lovely story. View entire post.
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MAY ♡ This is one of my favorite paintings ever by this amazing artist. View entire post.
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MAY ♡ A beautiful lookbook that beckons for humid summer days. View entire post.
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MAY ♡ Give me all the linen! So much beauty here. View entire post.
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MAY ♡ Love this collection full of relaxed, easy to throw on pieces. View entire post.
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MAY ♡ So enamored with the amazing textiles from these clever people. View entire post.
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MAY ♡ I just want everything in her phenomenal little shop! View entire post.
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MAY ♡ These guys design so many perfect closet staples every season! View entire post.
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MAY ♡ Pam’s pretty Portland shop is always packed with good things. View entire post.
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MAY ♡ The magical place that I run away to in my mind. View entire post.
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JUNE ♡ Oh my. I just want EVERYTHING this duo designs. View entire post.
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JUNE ♡ Oh! My very first Lovely Things post. Must do more of these! View entire post.
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JUNE ♡ Over the moon about these beautiful linen clothing designs. View entire post.
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JUNE ♡ Another stunning collection of linen clothing and loungewear. View entire post.
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JUNE ♡ Oh, hello. Very lovely handmade shoes at a good price. View entire post.
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JUNE ♡ Love these glorious jewels made of warm, speckled granite. View entire post.
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JUNE ♡ Oh, this was one of my favorite jewelry collections this year! View entire post.
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JUNE ♡ The full skirts and short-sleeved sweaters from this collection! View entire post.
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JUNE ♡ Her artwork mixed with ace clothing designs are magic together. View entire post.
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Gift Guide: Good Books

Hello! Here are 25 books that I have and love, want, or just think would be lovely gifts. Unintentionally, all but two of these titles are by women, and, I guess, that’s just where my heart is right now. Take care and be kind to yourself — we’re going to need all our strength and to be in tip-top shape in mind and body for 2017. Happy Holidays, everyone! ♥

P.S. See some good self-care gift ideas for you and your best ladies.

In the Company of Women by Grace Bonney
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Ladies Drawing Night: Make Art, Get Inspired, Join the Party by Julia Rothmans
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Other-Wordly: Words Both Strange and Lovely from Around the World by Yee-Lum Mak and Kelsey Garrity-Riley
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John Derian Picture Book by John Derian
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Albertus Seba’s Cabinet of Natural Curiosities by Albertus Seba
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The Art of Hair: The Ultimate DIY Guide to Braids, Buns, Curls, and More by Rubi Jones
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Living with Pattern: Color, Texture, and Print at Home by Rachel Atwood
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Bitten by Witch Fever: Wallpaper & Arsenic in the Nineteenth-Century Home by Lucinda Hawksley
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The Wonder Garden by Jenny Broom
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Nature Anatomy: The Curious Parts and Pieces of the Natural World by Julia Rothman
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The Flower Workshop: Lessons in Arranging Blooms, Branches, Fruits, and Foraged Materials by Ariella Chezar
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Secret Gardens of the Cotswolds by Victoria Summerley
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Sissinghurst: Vita Sackville-West and the Creation of a Garden by Vita Sackville West and Sarah Raven
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The English Country House: From the Archives of Country Life by Mary Miers
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The Irish Garden by Jane Powers
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A Modern Way to Cook: 150+ Vegetarian Recipes for Quick, Flavor-Packed Meals by Anna Jones
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Near & Far: Recipes Inspired by Home and Travel by Heidi Swanson
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Small Victories: Recipes, Advice + Hundreds of Ideas for Home Cooking Triumphs by Julia Turshen
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Nutrition Stripped: 100 Whole-Food Recipes Made Deliciously Simple by McKel Hill
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Food Anatomy: The Curious Parts & Pieces of Our Edible World by Julia Rothman
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Rad American Women A-Z by Kate Schatz
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Women In Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World by Rachel Ignotofsky
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Girls Think of Everything: Stories of Ingenious Inventions by Women by Catherine Thimmesh
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I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark by Debbie Levy
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A is for Activist by Innosanto Nagara
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PDX Holiday Shopping: Little Boxes 2016!

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I’m over the moon again this year to be a sponsor for the amazing Little Boxes community shopping event here in Portland! Holy cats, you guys — THERE ARE SO MANY WONDERFUL SHOPS IN OUR FAIR CITY! We are lucky to have this collective of retail dreamboats to haunt all year round, but it is especially important during these turbulent times to keep our shopping dollars with our phenomenal independent local shops and makers. The Black Friday 11/25 and Small Business Saturday 11/26 local Little Boxes event includes a whopping 200 Portland shops banding together for a fun, interactive way to shop with a crazy amount of perks and stellar prizes to win.

Here in Portland, we stand up for a better way of life by supporting and taking care of each other. It’s not surprising that people all over the world admire our city’s ethos and I couldn’t be more proud of our community for seeing the value of supporting small businesses first. THANK YOU SO MUCH, FRIENDS! Now the Little Boxes details…

GET YOUR PLAN TOGETHER (yes, there’s an app for that)
Make sure to download the FREE Little Boxes App for iPhones & Androids. With the the app you can plan your route, browse by category and neighborhood, navigate to all the Little Box shops, enter the raffle, and track your entries (because… DREAM VACATION, shopping sprees, and so many perks) If you don’t have a smart phone or would just rather track everything in one of the beautiful passport books (with LOTS of coupons) — pick one up at any of the participating shops.

WHAT DO I GET? HOW ABOUT SOME RAD PRIZES? HUH?
Yes, there are so many awesome prizes to be had!! Walk into one of the 200 participating shops and get one free raffle entry just for stopping in to shop. After your first purchase from a participating Little Boxes shop, you will get a coupon for 10% off your next purchase over the two day event. Now you’re on your way to racking up your entries for a slew of wonderful raffle prizes. By your 4th purchase — you will get to add 15 more entries, by your 8th purchase — you’ll get another 20 entries… and so on and so on until your raffle chances are looking mighty fine. You get infinitely more raffle entries with each purchase. They multiply like bunnies, but in a really good way that gives you many, many chances at a dream vacation, shopping sprees from $200 to $600, an iPad Air, sweet gift cards, a farm share, hotel stays, spa treatments, yoga, fancy food, booze, and lots of other great stuff.

THE DEETS
Little Boxes takes place next week on Black Friday 11/25 and Small Business Saturday 11/26 from 10AM–6PM at all participating shops. Make sure to follow @LittleBoxesPDX on Instagram and @littleboxespdx on Twitter and like Little Boxes on Facebook for lots of updates and fun photos. Here are the links to everything you need to know about Little Boxes: PARTICIPATING SHOPSAPPSRAFFLE PRIZESHOW TO PLAYMORE INFO

PROPS
Once again, a blaring shoutout to the founders of Little Boxes, Betsy Cross and Will Cervarich from Betsy & Iya, and their posse of magic elves who coordinate all of this amazingness. Wrangling this many cats and making it cohesive and lovely is truly a daring feat. And, of course, props to the fantastic participating shops, my fellow event sponsors, the prize donators, and to all you Portland honey pies for making this the best place in the world to live. HAPPY HOLIDAYS! Remember to hydrate and breathe! ♥

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ABOVE PHOTOS: Just a few of the lovely participating Little Boxes shops in Portland’s West End, NW, and Old Town shopping districts: 1. The Yo! Store 2. Bridge & Burn 3. Kat + Maouche 4. Kiriko Made 5. Woonwinkel 6. Backtalk 7. WM Goods 8. Tender Loving Empire 9. Animal Traffic 10. Work/Shop