Featured at Vintage Marché’s Friday Sneak Peek Preview
NYC Costume Designer Janna Kennedy is featured at Vintage Marché’s .Spring is in the air at Tampa Bay’s largest monthly vintage market! And everything is looking good with NYC Costume Designer Janna Kennedy’s work on stage.
Paul Donofrio, Owner/Manager, is excited to host NYC Costume Designer Janna Kennedy at Marché’s third monthly market. “Our first two months have been exceptional, and we’ve had an overwhelmingly positive response for the new market. We are packed with hundreds of one-of-a-kind treasures from all over the state and nation.” stated Donofrio.
Located in downtown St. Pete’s Warehouse Arts District across from 3 Daughters Brewing, the 15,000 square foot monthly vintage market is open the first weekend of each month and features timeless vintage, antique, industrial, repurposed merchandise. Hours are 9 AM – 6 PM on Saturday and 9 AM – 5 PM on Sunday.
“Our Friday Sneak Peek Preview will be held Friday, March 6 from 6 PM – 8 PM. Go to our website: vintagemarche727.com to reserve a ticket for only $5. A limited number of tickets will be available for the preview and guests can browse items that go on sale Saturday and Sunday. While we do not sell on Friday night, the preview creates excitement for the upcoming weekend market.
At the Friday preview you can meet Janna Kennedy, a member of the Artist Enclave of Kenwood, who will showcase her very special artistic creations for our guests. Janna has a storied 25-year career in NYC designing accessories for clients such as Disney, Cirque du Soleil and Universal Studios. Welcoming the art community at our previews is one of the new ways we will be building awareness of our local community’s artistic talent,” stated Donofrio.
If you like hard to find vintage items, Vintage Marché has thousands of square feet of treasures. We have over 34 talented, professional vendors who are the best pickers anywhere. They travel the state and nation to locate and bring to market a large variety of one-of-a-kind merchandise.
Vintage Marché is located at 2200 2nd Avenue South, St.
Petersburg, FL across from 3 Daughters Brewing. Open the first weekend of
each month, market hours are 9 AM- 6 PM Saturday and 9 AM – 5 PM on Sunday.
Janna Kennedy began designing costumes as a high school student for various dance productions and events. She won Best in Show for “The Mad Hatter” at her junior college and designed as a theater major at Florida State University for Studio Theatre. Passionate about immersing herself into the period or genre within which each design lives, she pore over countless reference materials, both online and in my personal library—floor-to-ceiling shelves of dusty art, design, and period clothing books.
In the mid-90s Janna Kennedy began designing costumes for me and my friends to enter New York City’s Coney Island Mermaid Parade. At the same time, she started Halloween 313, which began life as a yearly, Halloween night spook fest on my front lawn in Brooklyn. Over the course of 23 years, Halloween 313 evolved into a full-blown theatrical show, with script, actors, sets, lights…and, of course, costumes. In many ways, Halloween 313 was a dream come true: it combined her love of all things Halloween with her love of smart, funny, often satirical, but always detailed costumes.
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