Meet Brandi & Briana of Urban Bazaar

Brandi Chalker and Briana BersWinners of SF Weekly’s Best Boutique of 2011!

On July 22, 2010, two local artists realized their dream: to open a store in San Francisco that would merge their shared passions for social justice, environmental responsibility and handcrafted arts; and so was born Urban Bazaar. It’s a hip, inner sunset store that blends fair trade and locally hand-made items in a beautiful, indoor/outdoor setting on 9th Ave. They offer classes, fun events and artist showcases to introduce new and emerging talent from our community.

Briana Bers and Brandi Chalker are both artists themselves. With this in mind, they wanted their store to reflect their values, be respectful and fair to the artists and still offer well-priced, beautiful, hand-made treasures to our community. Their store is vibrantly colorful and one trip through won’t be enough to catch all the beautiful things you’ll find. Also, when you go, don’t miss the back yard! You’ll find a tranquil garden AND an interactive Succulent Bar! It’s a great spot for an event.

Urban BazaarSince opening, Brandi & Briana have become active members of our merchant community. They agreed to jump right in and support our work when two spots opened in our organization. We can’t tell you how much we appreciate their help. Go by their shop, have a look and say hi. Don’t be surprised if you leave with your own Urban Bazaar treasure!

Visit Urban Bazaar’s website. Click on the thumbnails below to see larger images.

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