The handmade power of the Bay Area is no joke and Edition No.6′s big hit in the East Bay came at no surprise for the East Bay residents. Now returning to the San Francisco region, these lady makers are showing off their hard work with a cute pop-up hosted by Freda Salvador this weekend and you seriously can’t miss it.
Before you stroll into the party however, you’ve got to meet your maker. These 6 Bay Area creators are serving all sorts of great goodies any style maven or handmade connoisseur will love. From soaps to bags to garments and more, these ladies deserve every bit of credit.
A meticulously designed piece that is handmade from beginning to end.
Gina Di Girolamo is a hands on designer making beautiful, meticulously crafted women’s clothing in small batches with an emphasis on material, shape, construction and fit. Inspired by many things, the line embodies a romantic minimalism for occasion and everyday.
The Greater Goods is a small soap making studio based in San Francisco, CA that explores the sculptural and sensorial elements of cold-process soap, highlighting the beauty of natural ingredients and their innate skin benefits.
AYK is a California-based design label. The bags are handmade in Los Angeles and colored in San Francisco. Classic silhouettes have an added personal touch featuring a signature, hand-dyed gradient application. AYK’s leather goods are designed with conscious simplicity. Each piece is a celebration of material, color, form, and beauty.
Georgette Crimson lives in a playfully textured world, built on the everyday curiosities and little inspirations we stumble upon. Made in the USA, each piece carries the subtle treasures, secrets and flirtations that make day-to-day adventures a little more adventurous. Georgette Crimson is built on the simple belief: The pieces we wear should channel the whimsy of our spirits, the passions of our hearts and the unconventional wit we rely on.
Golden Pony Workshop is an artisan collection of jewelry and small leather goods, handmade in San Francisco by Elizabeth Prost. Drawing inspiration from both nature and architecture, she juxtaposes the warmth of the horsehair and leather with hard metal accents. Twisting and braiding the leather and horsehair remnants left around the studio, she would develop the foundation for the signature pieces of her collection.
Abacus Row is a San Francisco-based line of jewelry, designed and crafted with the subtlest details in mind. The line experiments with bold colors and materials in proportions that create minimal and versatile jewels for everyday adornment.
Hosted by Bay Area bellwether Freda Salvador, 2416 Fillmore St, San Francisco, CA 94115.
// And you’re invited, go ahead and RSVP to let the gals it’s a date. June 24th - June 25th, 11 A.M. - 7 P.M., Reception 5 - 8 P.M.
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