ATELIER360 HOSTS EXCLUSIVE SHOPPING EVENT ON FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 30
Browse Same Sky Jewelry Designs and Meet Same Sky Founder Francine LeFrak
Veronique Lee and Liz Logie of Atelier360 will be joined by Same Sky founder Francine LeFrak and event co-hosts Rick Friedberg, Jill and Larry Penn, Elisabeth and Karlheinz Muhr, Linda and Art Jenkins, Lisa and Jeff Ferraro, Ellen Scarborough, Carrie Pryor, Carole Lang, Marian Salzman and Kelly Thompson for an exclusive shopping event.
Atelier360 will host an exclusive shopping event featuring Same Sky jewelry - a trade-not-aid initiative that employs HIV+ women in developing countries. Trained as artisans, Same Sky women crochet beautiful glass bead jewelry by hand.
Same Sky will present its jewelry collections including the signature hand-blown glass beaded bracelets and necklaces ($160 - $400), Prosperity seed bead bracelets ($60 - $95), Fabric Wrap bracelets ($30 - $40), Hope necklaces ($395), Unity bracelets ($145) and Cufflinks ($100).
The event takes place at Atelier360’s new Greenwich Avenue flagship store located at 113 Greenwich Avenue, Greenwich, CT 06830, 203.717.1055, www.Atelier360.com
5pm to 8pm on Friday, November 30, 2012
Same Sky jewelry retails in a variety of price points making it the perfect fashion accessory and holiday gift. 100% of net proceeds are reinvested to train and employ more women in need. Same Sky began in 2009 with 4 artisans and now employs over 75 artisans in Rwanda and Zambia.
Atelier360 is a new concept store on Greenwich Avenue that features luxury clothing, accessories, and lifestyle products, each with a positive impact and a unique story. All of the products are exclusive to the area and have one or several of the following attributes: Handmade by Artisans; Organic; Repurposed; and Made in the USA.
Atelier360 offers products created by talented designers and artisans who incorporate aspects of traditional artistry, ethical resourcing or manufacturing, or both. Providing a path to market for these designers will not only contribute to the development of skilled labor and the preservation of artistry and tradition, but will also help shape solutions to emerging environmental and persistent economic problems through innovation. Atelier360 emphasizes the triple bottom line: People, Planet and Profit and is a member of 1% for the Planet – a growing global movement of companies that donate 1% of their sales to a network of environmental organizations worldwide.