WEST PALM BEACH STORE SEEKING FLORIDA-BASED ARTISANS

WEST PALM BEACH STORE SEEKING FLORIDA-BASED ARTISANS

Shoppe561 to exclusively feature handmade items by Florida artisans

 Shoppe561 (shoppe561.com), offering a fresh approach to retail by featuring handcrafted items made exclusively by Florida artists, is currently seeking Shoppe561LOGOartisans to feature in the store, which is scheduled to open in West Palm Beach in November 2013. Shoppe561, founded by Janelle Lang, a 25-year executive with Gap Inc., will focus on continuously cultivating new artisans to offer quality, hard to find, hand-crafted items from artists throughout the state. Artisans of all types are welcome to submit an inquiry form at www.shoppe561.com/pages/artisan-connection. Lang’s vision is for Shoppe561 is to build a sense of community and leave a lasting impression on visitors by showcasing items rarely found in a typical store. A portion of all proceeds from the store will support the movement to end human trafficking, of which Lang is particularly passionate. Genres being sought include:

  • Home décor (fabrics, furnishings, seasonal, lighting, art)
  • Jewelry
  • Hair accessories
  • Pet accessories
  • Baby gifts, toys & accessories
  • DIY party decorations
  • Sea-themed items
  • Personalized items
  • Garden/outdoor items
  • Gourmet food items
  • Clothing and accessories

If you would like to be considered as a Shoppe 561 artisan, please visit www.shoppe561.com to complete an application. For additional info, email artisan@shoppe561.com. The store will be located at 319 Belvedere Road, on the corner of S. Dixie Highway and Belvedere, in the former Great Balls of Yarn location.