New York – Last week, Monkey 47, the handcrafted Schwarzwald Dry Gin celebrated partnership with the upcoming Pop Up Flea (PUF) NYC, holiday market taking place December 8 – 10th in New York City. The PUF team joined Monkey 47 Founder Alexander Stein for pairings dinner honoring key NYC tastemakers and media elite.
Guests in attendance included: Michael Williams, Founding Partner of Paul + Williams; Randy Goldber, Co-Founder of Pop Up Flea and Bombas; Jamie Apostolou, Partner of Pop Up Flea and Founder of The Standard Edition lifestyle blog; Jacob Gallagher, Men’s Fashion Editor at Off Duty; David Coggins, Writer for Conde Nast Traveler; David Coggins Sr., award-winning writer, artist and set designer; Justin Doss, Fashion Editor at GQ; Darrell Hartman, freelance writer and Co-Founder of Jungles in Paris; Christian Gollayn, Features Reporter at the New York Post; Mordechai Rubinstein, street style photographer and blogger; Jon Ruti, Founder and Creative Director for Rivay; Chris Bray, Co-Founder of Billykirk; Kirk Bray, Co-Founder of Billykirk; JP Williams, Co-Founder of Wms & Co; Alex Crane, Founder and CEO of Alex Crane; Dan Snyder, Founder of Corridor.
Guests were treated to a multi-course pairings dinner curated to accompany highlighted Monkey 47 cocktails which drew upon Monkey 47’s 47 botanical ingredients crafted in the Black Forest area of Germany. Monkey 47 received its name from the fact that it uses 47 botanicals. The event celebrated Monkey 47’s partnership with Pop Up Flea, a three-day long curated marketplace of more than 48 American-made menswear, grooming, vintage, accessories and home goods brands.