Visit Crystalyn Kae's handbag workshop in Brooklyn's Industry City

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Now open every Thursday, Friday and Saturday (and additional times by appointment) this Fall!

After the success of the Industry City Open Studio weekend last May, we have had lots of requests to do it again!  So starting in August 2019, we will be open every Thursday, Friday and Saturday, and other times by appointment. (Just get in touch!)

Visit behind the scenes at our small handbag factory where you can come see us in action: making our bags and experience first-hand how we draft our patterns, cut our materials, sew the bags and set the hardware all on site.

You can also shop for bags, and score a deal on our factory seconds. 

Do you accept credit cards at your workshop?

Yes! In addition to cold, hard cash, we also accept credit cards!  You can purchase with a Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express.

 

stack of fabrics in crystalyn kae's studio

How to get here: 

Industry City is located in the Sunset Park neighborhood of Brooklyn - which is 1 express stop on the N/D trains. To access Crystalyn's Studio:

  1. Enter at the 254 36th street entrance (look for signs that say 'Food Hall') 
  2. Take the "Creative Studios B/C" elevator to the 5th Floor. 
  3. Use the intercom to scroll to "Crystalyn Kae" or press 006.
  4. We are located at the end of the hall in studio C555
  5. If you have any questions or get lost call us: 212-390-1710

look for these elevators to get to crystalyn's studio on the 5th floor

Spend the perfect day in Industry City!

While you're at it - make it a day trip and wander the campus which boasts nearly 100 retail and food places to explore.  Our favorites?  Grab a slice of Pizza at Table 87, an ice cream at Blue marble ice cream or a chocolate from LiLac and try out what's on tap at Big aLICe brewery.!

 

 

What is Industry City?

Industry City is a 6 million-square-foot mixed-use complex comprised of 16 buildings spanning 35 acres on the waterfront in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. The property’s ownership – led by Belvedere Capital, Jamestown and Angelo Gordon & Co. – is transforming the complex, while cultivating a diverse tenant mix that fuses today’s burgeoning innovation economy with traditional manufacturing and artisanal craft. To date, the transformation has included over $400 million of infrastructure improvements, the addition of destination courtyards, experience-driven dining, retail and other amenities and event programing. This work is paving the way toward a vibrant and diverse community of forward-thinking companies that support good-paying jobs for workers across skill and experience levels. Since the new partnership was forged in August 2013, businesses based at Industry city have grown by an average of 100 jobs per month, increasing employment from 1,900 jobs in 2013 to 7,500 jobs today. 

 

visit industry city to attend Open Studios weekend - photo courtesy of Industry City

 

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About Crystalyn Kae

Crystalyn Kae Brennan Crystalyn is a handbag designer in Brooklyn, NY. Her sustainable luxury handbags are made in USA with ethically-sourced leather and unique vintage fabrics. Read more »


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