New York – On Thursday night, Refinery29 celebrated the launch of its Tinseltown Bazaar on Mulberry street, a multi-faceted three-day holiday pop up shop. Guests poured into this invite-only reception to preview Refinery29’s picks for the season’s most gift-worthy goods before the shop opens to the public on December 14th. This exclusive event brought users and the site’s beloved brands together for an exciting, one-of-a-kind shopping experience.
Shoppers sipped specialty (BELVEDERE)RED and Chandon Sparkling Wine cocktails and sampled sweet holiday treats as they perused the selection of unique goods hand-picked by Refinery29. The spread, including everything from unusual vintage finds to contemporary leather goods to statement jewelry from brands including Cloak & Dagger, DANNIJO, D.L. & Co, Ernest Alexander, Gryson, IllBeCa, Izola, John Allan’s, Life Curated, Lulu Frost & George Frost, Marais, Nifty Thrifty, Olivia Harris, Rebecca Minkoff, Shashi, Sweet William, The Supply Change, Thomas Sires, White + Warren, Wool and the Gang, Yarnz, and Refinery29 Exclusives.
While sipping cocktails and browsing the spread of gifts, shoppers were also treated to complimentary beauty services including make-up touch ups by Glossybox and a temporary tattoo bar. Guests lined up for complimentary tarot readings and doted on the Rebecca Minkoff leather goods on the table adjacent to the line. Refinery29 encouraged attendees to “keep it social” and take advantage of the Insta-print station, where shoppers’ personal Instagrams printed instantly when they used the hashtags #Refinery29 or #Tinseltown.