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Surprise! Our wallets are still recovering from the first edition of Thread at Union Market back in November, and now, less than six months later, it's happening again. The indie shopping extravaganza featuring local and national retailers at Union Market's upstairs Dock 5 space will be back next month for a spring edition on April 4 from 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.; Saturday, April 5 from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.; and Sunday, April 6 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
So who is going to be there this time around? Veteran Thread brands Moore and Giles, Follain, Saint Clair Jewelry, Mutiny, Scarpa, and ANTHOM are all returning. Newbies include blogger-fav Emerson Fry and men and women's lifestyle brand Sid and Ann Mashburn. Online men's grooming company Harry's, from Warby Parker founder Jeffery Raider, is headed offline to set up shop at Thread.
Shoppers will also be able to check out booths from street wear line DURKL, New York's Maggy Frances, Baltimore custom chair upholstery shop Third + Grace, online children's shop Culture Baby, D.C.-based letterpress company Typecase Industries, and local bookshop Politics And Prose. Interior designer Daryll Carter will create a custom showroom and a gallery for local artist Brook Bronner.
And this is pretty meta, but there's going to be a pop-up within the pop-up. Thread's "Here + Now" section will include six up-and-coming designers selling their wares throughout Thread's run, including Allison Haywood's WOODROW jewelry line, D.C.-based Erika Schrieber's American-made clothing designs, and Yvette Crocker's line of jewelry, Tsion Rocks.
· In Case You Missed It: 27 Photos of Union Market's Thread [Racked DC]
· Thread [Official Site]