Collins Place Design Market

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Collins Place Design Market
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Find that perfect handcrafted gift for Christmas

Buying presents is hard at any time of the year, but during Christmas it becomes an exercise in tinsel-covered despair. You can however, alleviate your gift-buying anxiety somewhat by attending the Collins Place Design Market.

Featuring more than 60 artists, designers and makers the market carefully curates its line-up to showcase the best creatives from Melbourne and Victoria. Confirmed stallholders include:

Tinka the label
Upmarket bohemian style jewellery with a big focus on natural colours, materials and chunky semi-precious stones. Tinka make jewellery that is equal parts music festival and black tie.

Crackle Corn
Pastry chef Katherine Yerondais makes caramel popcorn in flavours like salted caramel, peanut butter, chocolate, rosemary and gingerbread. Perfect for picky eaters (there’s a gluten and dairy-free version available too).

Kandila Company
Natural soy candles with scents like espresso and burnt fig. Plus 50 per cent of profit goes towards education in developing countries. Perfect for eco warriors.

Sprinkles Spice and Everything Iced
This Mornington Peninsula baker makes lushly decorated cakes and cupcakes in almost every flavour imaginable. Perfect for the person you forgot to buy for.

In addition to the handpicked list of merchants Collins Place Design Market will also host the Brown Brothers pop-up bar from noon, ensuring you remain jolly throughout your shopping. 

The Collins Place Design Market is open for one day only on Friday December 15 between 10am-6pm.

By: Nicola Dowse


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