Brittanny Chanel DeRaffele

 
Brittanny Chanel DeRaffele photography Sarah Der

Brittanny Chanel DeRaffele
photography Sarah Der

 
 
Image of The Brunch Market canvas tote with two pink drinks.
 

Brunch Market
@thebrunchmarket
thebrunchmarket.com

Sun & Selene
@sunandselene
sunandselene.co

 

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.  

 
photography Brittanny Chanel DeRaffele
photography Brittanny Chanel DeRaffele

photography Brittanny Chanel DeRaffele

 

“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?”

photography Sarah Der

photography Sarah Der

 
 
It was kind of a happy accident.
— Brittanny Chanel DeRaffele
 
 

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

 
words Cheyenne Varner Illustration Raven Smith

words Cheyenne Varner
Illustration Raven Smith