Honestly, I can’t believe it is already November! Wasn’t it just August? I feel like the year speeds to an end as soon as it hits September. Spring & Summer are my seasons – even though admittedly Autumn and Winter can have their charm in NYC when the sky is blue and the sun is shining (but only then :-). The best thing about the year coming to an end is the holiday season. I actually love it. I always get a tree and decorate my apartment, drink mulled wine and host a Christmas cookie bake-off session in my house.
AND of course it is shopping season – Woot Woot! Here two important events to pencil into your calendar if you want to support black-owned businesses and buy some stylish, trendy Africa-inspired Fashion & Accessories.
The pop-up shop by online shopping platform https://zuvaa.afrikrea.com/en will take place on the 21st and 22nd of November in Brooklyn. Yes, this time you get 2 days to go crazy and splurge on really cool designs from brands like Kaela Kay, Midget Giraffe and many more.
Date: 21st and 22nd of November
Time: 12 noon to 8 pm (Sat) & 10 am – 8 pm (Sun)
Location: 28 Jay Street Brooklyn (Subways: F to York Street or A/C to High Street Brooklyn Bridge
More Details here: http://bit.ly/1M1ccIq
And another shopping event will be hosted on Black Friday, the 27th of November, by the International Coalition of African Fashion – I-CAF. Designers like the DePiperTwins, Cavenetomi and interior design brand Bespoke Binny will be there – to name just a few.
Date: Black Friday, 27th of November
Time: 11 am – 8 pm
Location: Mocada Museum at 80 Hanson Place, Brooklyn (Subways: 2,3,4,5 to Atlantic/Barclays Center and C to Lafayette Ave)
More Details: http://bit.ly/1HBVc7A
So these are the events you should totally go to, to stock-up on cool and trendy Africa-inspired Fashion or to hunt for some Africa-inspired gifts. Oh and I will also be onsite selling my African City Bag!
Comment below and let me know if you will stop by!