Brittanny Chanel DeRaffele
Sun & Selene
Maker Ambassador – Brittanny Chanel DeRaffele
Local metalsmith and jewelry maker Brittanny Chanel DeRaffele, owner of Sun & Selene, stumbled into creating The Brunch Market.
Once a month, a back room at the Scott’s Addition restaurant LUNCH.SUPPER! is transformed with a mimosa and brunch bar, specialty local drafts, music with DJ Ant Boogie, a photobooth, and about 20 local and surrounding area vendors for a pop-up market.
“It was kind of a happy accident,” Brittanny says. She heard about the space right before the 2016 holiday season, and on a whim, sent out a mass email. “I emailed a bunch of my maker friends like look, here’s a really cool space, would anyone be interested in doing a last minute shopping Sunday market?”
Two weeks later, the first Brunch Market was a success— beyond what she could have ever expected. Everyone from the venue enjoyed and benefited from the unique space that had been created. Then, it kept going and growing. There have been over 18 Brunch Markets since, and over 150 applications to be a vendor just this season.
… Read the entire narrative in Vol. 3