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After two seasons of successful holiday pop-up shops on the Lower East Side, online marketplace Tictail has reopened its doors at 90 Orchard Street as a permanent location to continue to introduce customers to emerging fashion, home decor, jewelry, and art designers from all over the globe.
"From day one we've sought to bring together a community of amazing local brands from around the world, and give them the tools to build global businesses," co-founder Carl Waldekranz wrote in a press release announcing the opening. "Tictail Market will be an immersive experience, a touchpoint for New Yorkers to explore and engage with the incredible stories behind each and every Tictail entrepreneur."
Shoppers will have the chance to browse a rotating selection from local small business owners, take in the "Tictail Mural on Orchard Street" that'll display a new artist every month, and participate in store events — if you're comfortable, that is. The first one, "Get Nude. Get Drawn." is a one-night exhibition where volunteers will pose nude for a marathon drawing session. You can sign up online to participate beginning Saturday, January 16th to save your spot for the event on the 28th.