Melbourne Autumn/Winter Markets Wrap up!

Thank you Melbourne for another fantastic weekend! Our 2nd ever Melbourne Markets were held over the weekend and we were thrilled with the result. We once again got the pleasure of seeing so many people pouring into Victoria Harbour and choosing to celebrate art & design whilst the Grand Prix was in full swing! The markets hosted over 140 designers & artists over the warehouse space at Shed 4 in Docklands, whilst we got to enjoy great local music, yummy tacos and delicous cupcakes!

We had so many amazing features including Drawn from Fashion exhibition, The Paper Convention Collective, Ethical Clothing Australia’s Vintage Photo booth, Mr Lincoln flowers, Mister Nice Guy Cupcakes and the new Taco Truck!

The weekend could not have been a huge success with all the amazing people behind us that helped support the event!!

Firstly a big thank you to all in our FK team, we are so grateful for all your hardwork and making this event what it was!

+ Mel Ogier our Melbourne Co-ordinator from PA for a Day you were so amazing before and throughout the event!! We could not have done it without you, thank you so much!
+ Jess Lillico our new Melbourne event assistant who worked so hard to help us in the busy lead up and over the weekend!
+ Fabien Beillard for our music co-ordinator for organising all of our music and sound for the weekend, and being an all-round awesome helper over the weekend!
+ All of our team and helpers: Faye, Frankie, Alischa, Luke and Ezra – you were all amazing support for us!

BIG Thank you to: Emily Nolan & the Paper Convention Collective with Trial & Error for their amazing installations. Emily worked on the amazing rope installation and wooden pallets and the Paper Convention Collective presented the amazing paper prism’s that were featured over the stage. The results were fantastic and it was so amazing to see it come to life!! (psst check out this great little vid from the team at Trial & Error)

MORE BIG Thank you’s to:
+ Publissimo for their continual PR support in the lead up to the event! We gained some important press and they are a valuable addition to FK!
+ Sean Fennessy for capturing so many beautiful photographs over the weekend! Sean was an absolute pleasure to deal with and his work is amazing go check it out! We have featured his photos in this blog post but for the full gallery go here.
+ Karen Woo and Lend Lease at Docklands for signage sponsorship, and for all your support with docklands info & maps!
+ Our food stalls: Mister Nice Guy Cupcakes, Taco Truck and the BABA catering crew!
+ To our wonderful supporters & sponsors! Frankie Magazine, Made590, LMFF, Leeloo, Ethical Clothing Australia, Made by White and Australian Infront!!

Last but not least thank you to our wonderful designers, artists and musicians for making the weekend spectacular! and a big thank you to all those in the community that supported the event and shared their stories. Shout out’s to Meet me at Mikes, The Design Files and Handmade Love and everyone else who blogged about Finders Keepers Melbourne! If you have too, share your link with us!

All photos above by Sean Fennessy, for the full album of photos go here!


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