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From the many new flea markets and outdoor shopping experiences, it's clear the City of Angels loves its al fresco bazaars that spotlight crafty talents. LA's two favorite things collide when the Renegade Craft Fair returns to Downtown next week, when over 250 local and Stateside talents will be hawking their handmade wares.
Taking place next Saturday, July 26 and Sunday, July 27 from 11am to 6pm at Grand Park, expect to shop apparel, accoutrements, accessories, home decor, art, stationery, ceramics and more, including stylish merch from LA's own 3rd Season (textiles and home goods), Fleet Collection (clothing), Alana Douvros (jewelry), Bubo Baggins (handbags) and many, many others. To keep shoppers happy and hydrated, a handful of LA's top food trucks will be parked at the two-day marketplace alongside artisanal food vendors like Pernicious Pickling Co., Awesome Bars and LA-bound Blue Bottle Coffee. Plus, local underground radio station KXLU will be providing beats.
If being surrounded by handmade wares inspires you to channel your inner Emily Schuman, the event also includes hands-on bookbinding and printmaking workshops led by LA illustrator Sienna Josselin. In addition, enjoy interactive art installations by local creative maven Amber Lu.
Into it? Check out the full roster of vendors here and get the lay of the land here.
· Renegade Craft Fair LA [Official Site]
· The Renegade Craft Fair Makes its LA Debut [Racked]
· The Renegade Craft Fair Brings DIY to DTLA on July 20 and 21 [Racked]
· Academy of Handmade Toasts the Best of Etsy and DIY in DTLA [Racked]