High Water pop-up shop a beautiful addition to First Fridays

Photos from this past weekend’s absolutely beautiful High Water pop-up shop.

Update #2 — August 7, 2013; 10:21 AM

A handful of companies combined their creative talents and marketplaces into one collective store for clothes, furniture, and vinyl at the two-day High Water pop-up shop on Broad Street this past weekend. Local companies Ledbury, Shockoe Denim, The Odd Couple, and Steady Sounds all packed into the storefront of Black Iris Music to sell their wares and show off some local creativity.

“I think it was a tremendous success,” said Elisabeth Edelman, Ledbury’s vice president of branding and communications.

“I think we have an influence on Richmond’s culture and to be able to collaborate like that to put our heads together is a really cool opportunity.”

Edelman said that Ledbury did about as well at the pop-up as they do on a regular day in their usual location in Shockoe Bottom. Although Ledbury has no plans as of yet to again collaborate with these companies, it does have similar pop-ups in the works for the future.

“The whole point of it was to build awareness and to show off the creativity that Richmond has, especially along that First Friday’s corridor so I think we definitely accomplished that,” she said.

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Update #1 — August 6, 2013; 7:59 AM

This past weekend, clothing from Ledbury and Shockoe Denim combined with furnishings from The Odd Couple all packed into Black Iris’s cozy space to make for a unique pop-up shop on Broad Street (see below for more info).














Photos by: Anne Aurelia Lewis

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Original — August 06, 2013

Items from Ledbury, Shockoe Denim, and others will be corralled under one roof for the two-day High Water pop-up shop this Friday and Saturday at Black Iris Music.

In addition to the clothes, jeans, and accessories from downtown-based Ledbury and Shockoe Denim, the pop-up will also feature furniture and art from The Odd Couple and vinyl from Steady Sounds.

The pop-up opens in the Black Iris Gallery on Friday, August 2nd from 5:00 – 10:00 PM, during the upcoming First Fridays event. The shop will reopen on Saturday from 12:00 – 5:00 PM. Both Ledbury and Shockoe Denim will close their stores on Saturday and exclusively sell items at High Water on that day.

Black Iris Music is located at 321 W. Broad Street.

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