WASHINGTON, Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Union Market, the highly acclaimed food market redeveloped by EDENS, one of the nation's leading retail real estate owners and developers, will host Thread from November 29 – December 1, 2013. Thread is Union Market's fashion event – a retail salon located in Dock 5, Union Market's second-floor event space – featuring more than 30 local and national unique and independent brands from around the country.
Participating brands include a variety of collections in the fashion, beauty, lifestyle, art and home arenas: Moore and Giles, leather goods and accessories; Follain, healthy, effective and environmentally-friendly skincare products; Mercado Global, artisanal bags and accessories; Ernest Alexander, named one of GQ Magazine's Best New Menswear Designers in America of 2013; Saint Clair Jewelry; local men's collective Mutiny; Richmond's Shockoe Denim; Rebecca Atwood pillows and textiles; and ANTHOM, an international online boutique carrying independent labels, and exclusive capsule collections; among many others. In addition to showcases by premier retailers and exclusive products, Thread will feature installations and art for sale, curated by Jayme McLellon, Director and Founder of Civilian Art Projects. Sips and bites will be provided by a variety of Union Market vendors.
Union Market is an artisanal, curated, year-round food market featuring over 40 local vendors. Through a highly selective process, Union Market is composed of the finest quality food artisans ranging from up-and-coming entrepreneurs to well known restaurateurs, all creating a unique culinary experience. Thread at Dock 5 will be open on Friday, November 29th from 1:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.; Saturday, November 30th from 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.; and Sunday, December 1st from 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
About Union Market:
Union Market is an artisanal, curated, year-round food market featuring over 40 local vendors. Through a highly selective process, Union Market is composed of the finest food artisans ranging from up-and-coming entrepreneurs to well known restaurateurs all creating a unique culinary experience. Union Market vendors include: Rappahannock Oysters Co.; All Things Olive; Buffalo & Bergen created by well-known mixologist Gina Chersevani; Salt & Sundry, an Amanda McClements' lifestyle boutique; Righteous Cheese; Peregrine Espresso; Lyon Bakery; Trickling Springs Creamery; Harvey's Market; Almaala Farms; DC Empanadas and TaKorean.