Wellington design labels Native, AQ Bags and Cath Baddeley Design have teamed up to launch the capital’s latest pop-up shop, featuring guest spots by around twenty local designers and artists.
A popular concept overseas, the pop-up shop will showcase locally made designer clothing, handbags and accessories as well as jewellery and artwork. Guest designers, in-store for a day each, include Smudge, Stitchlips, Phoenix Cards, We Got Knits, Imba, Citrus Green Gifts, Cahoral Clay Art, Taprobane, Sweet William, Zamm Lights, Cupcake Sweeties, Boocraft, Diane Massey-Molloy, Melissa Banks, Sue Tyler and Stitchbird. Artists Liz Ritchie, Jenny Sutton and Jessica Inkpen will also feature their works.
The temporary store, at 302 Tinakori Road, is open now until Saturday 1 May. The hours are Tuesday to Friday 10.30am till 4.30pm, Saturday and Sunday 10am till 3pm (closed Mondays). To receive a calendar of the guest designer appearances, as well as an invitation to the evening event this Thursday 22 April, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Or just head along and check it out!