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Afternoon news on the Brooklyn retail front: Come fall the intriguingly named Everbrite Mercantile Company will be moving into the Van Brunt Street space formerly occupied by antique furniture store, Atlantis. The store name is inspired by owner and Brooklyn-based artist Mollie Dash's father, who once ran a letter printing press in Philadelphia. Dash curates an eclectic and varied collection of vintage household items and also indie artist produced goods (jewelry, household, apparel, anything that catches her eye, really) that are currently available on the bright and cheerful EMC site.
A perusal of the online offerings included a set of Casa di Valobra burro cacao soap ($10), an antique craps table ($32), Kiel Mead's rope twin money clip ($60) and quilted pillow covers made from vintage denim ($50) each. Dash describes her future brick-and-mortar shop as a place where shoppers will "find an array of sundries and curiosities that will tickle your imagination, fill your heart with yearning, and hopefully precipitate a flurry of impulse-driven consumerism that would put a "Real" Housewife to shame."
· Everbrite Mercantile Co. Coming to Red Hook [Brownstoner]
· Everbrite Mercantile Company [Official Site]