The 2015 Holiday Fair Graces Vanderbilt Hall in Grand Central Terminal
Luscious handblown glass art and home accessories By Gartner Blade Glass at Grand Central
I visited the Grand Central Holiday Fair on the eve of opening day this week, and I am thrilled to report that this year’s collection of boutiques is wonderful and diverse, and brimming with creativity.
The great majority of products are designed and made in New York and other parts of the US. Some are actually handmade by artisans in places like Peru and Azerbaijan, where the makers, mostly women, are paid a fare wage.
The Grand Central Holiday Fair is open daily through December 24th
Monday – Friday 10AM – 8PM
Saturday 10AM – 7PM
Sunday 11AM – 7PM
Go enjoy this festive indoor holiday market many times throughout the season, and the nearby and equally lovely Bryant Park Holiday Village. If you need a bite to eat, Urbanspace Vanderbilt, Manhattan’s newest food hall, is just across the way at Vanderbilt Avenue and 45th Street.
Ahhh! Cashmere! And upcycled too! Handmade by Eko-Logic
Accessories with photos from Insiders1 – they get better and softer with age!
Victoria Beckerman’s styish jewelry designs at the Grand Central Holiday Fair
Who wouldn’t love a gift of these zen elephant coasters from Karla Gudeon Gudeon Family Press
Lovely graphic holiday cards by R. Nicols cards
I love the clevery display of ties by Josh Bach Limited
Selen Design’s gorgeous bracelets are both bold and refined
Meet Ann from Chikahisa Studio and her bold, flattering jewelry designs
Ashleigh and Jude Verrier, talented designers of glittery, whimsical cards and prints at the Verrier Boutique – building their Holiday Market shop before Opening Day!
Raw Designs colorful salt and pepper mills
Just look at this work of art! The incredible Pencil Hat by Danielle Gori Montanelli
Fine jewelry designs inspired by nature from Any New York
Cate and Levi’s soft puppet collection. Can you spot Santa?!
Marie Belle’s Chocolate Shop features some of the loveliest packaging, like these book boxes filled with chocolate ganache cakes!
David Levy’s Handmade Cutting Boards and Game Boards are handmade in Davis, CA
Sculptural Handmade Hats from Enna
I had to share the textured walls in Enna’s beautiful booth
Cozy home goods from Fort Greene General Store
~Karen Seiger, Markets of New York City
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