Ready to rev up your spring wardrobe?
On Sunday, April 9, 30 local designers and artists will gather under one roof for the 10th Annual Nifty for Fifty shopping sale at Heritage Hall on Main Street.
Here you’ll find everything from accessories to clothing and trinkets, all for $50 or less. According to event producer and Adhesif Clothing designer Melissa Ferreira, the event started out with only a few designers and has become a veritable Boxing Day in April for unique finds. “We’ve really seen the annual Nifty for Fifty event grow over the last 10 years. Shoppers can find some unique local designs and really high quality pieces at affordable price points.”
Check out some of the BC designers included in this year’s lineup:
– Black Bird Studios, nature inspired ceramics | Gabriola Island
– Carolyn Bruce Designs, jewellery designer | Vancouver
– K-O.ME Clothing, unique clothing for EVERY body | North Vancouver
– Lana Betty, minimal gold and silver 3D printed jewellery | Vancouver
– Scandinazn Handmade Goods, repurposed leather designs | Vancouver
– Torn Clothing, sustainable fashion for women | Squamish
– Two of Hearts Boutique, women’s wear | Vancouver
– Wallis Evera, modern hemp business wear | South Delta
– Windsong Jewellery Design, elegant hand-fabricated artisan jewellery | Coquitlam
– Winterluxe, recycled Cashmere | Vancouver
During the day, attendees can expect live music courtesy of DJ Emmanuel Ferreira and refreshments by Mixers and Elixirs.
The popular event only happens one day a year, so get down to Heritage Hall early (event runs from 11 am to 8 pm).
10th Annual Nifty For Fifty
Date: Sunday, April 9, 2017, 11 am to 8 pm
Venue: Heritage Hall, 3102 Main Street, Vancouver
Admission: $2 at the door
Note: Bring cash as many vendors won’t accept debit or credit cards
About Nifty for Fifty
Melissa Ferreira, owner and designer of Adhesif Clothing, saw an opportunity to bring independent Lower Mainland fashion designers, artists and jewellers together to offer a large, one-day group blowout sale to local shoppers. The annual event, which started out with 12 designers in 2007, has now grown to 30 sellers with over 3,000 shoppers in attendance.