A bet consumers still want to experience shopping IRL
Location: NY-New York City
Story Date: 11/18/2019
Publisher: The New York Times
Author: Guy Trebay
When is quirky a savvy career move? It is when you are a young designer who once made a raincoat of quilted see-through plastic and inserted vintage copper pennies into every panel. It is when that same designer — Emily Bode — turned a love of vintage textiles like African country cloth, ticking torn from old French bedding, tablecloths embroidered with pirates’ treasure maps and a storytelling gift worthy of the Moth into an award-winning career.
Place Category: Shopping
Story Category: More Unique Than Usual