East Coast Meets West Coast: Hester Street Fair

by Mei on June 3, 2012

Nothing says summer like ice cold beer, outdoor concerts, block parties and street food. Luckily for us, the Hester Street Fair has it all. Throw in some curated artisanal shopping to boot and you’ve got yourself a summer party. Hailing from New York City, HSF has expanded to the streets of LA, bringing with it some East Coast swag and shwag.

Featuring a seedy yet oh-so-lush beer garden, booming soundstage, grub-worthy food trucks and trendy jewels and threads, it was an awesome way to spend a lazy Saturday afternoon that was almost as easy as Sunday morning. With that said, it looks like the East Coast just helped the West Coast be the Best Coast.

Dates are running through Summer so be sure to check it out and represent:

JULY 7th, 2pm – 10pm
Hollywood Night Market

AUGUST 18th, 11am – 7pm
Indie Craft Market

AUGUST 25th, 11am – 7pm
Goodnight Hollywood Blvd. Music Festival

Below are some pics from the shindig but the vendors that stood out to me most were:

  1. Janie XY – whose handmade stuffed toy foods and pets are so friggin adorable, they make you want to buy them as gifts but end up keeping them for yourself
  2. Fleet – an eclectic and crafty girlfriend duo sewing up some flirty dresses and chunky jewelry
  3. Frigate Ties – an ingenious, bright (both intellectually and color wise) and practical twist on ties that make you exclaim, “Why the hell didn’t I think of that?!”

JanieXY

Hester Street Fair_JanieXY

Hester Street Fair_JanieXY

Hester Street Fair_JanieXY

Hester Street Fair_JanieXY

Fleet Collection

Hester Street Fair_Fleet

Hester Street Fair_Fleet

Frigate Ties

Hester Street Fair_Frigate Ties

Hester Street Fair_Frigate Ties

Anon-Y-Mouse

Hester Street Fair_Anon-Y-Mouse

Deuvo

Hester Street Fair_Deuvo Pralines

Hester Street Fair_Deuvo Pralines

Hester Street Fair_Anderson Cooper

Hester Street Fair_Posters

Cake Bar

Hester Street Fair_Cake Bar

Hester Street Fair_Cake Bar

Hester Street Fair_Cake Bar

Heirloom LA Catering

Hester Street Fair_Heirloom Catering

Hester Street Fair_Heirloom Catering

Raggedy Threads

Hester Street Fair_Raggedy Threads

Ayara Thai Products

Hester Street Fair_Ayara

Hester Street Fair_Ayara

J.D. Luxe

Hester Street Fair_JD Luxe

Babycakes

Hester Street Fair_Baby Cakes

Cousins Maine Lobster

Hester Street Fair_Cousins Maine Lobster

Hester Street Fair

Location: Hollywood Blvd and Argyle Avenue.

http://www.hesterstreetfair.com/hollywood

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