Starting March 1, 2018 Distinctly Creative will be doing a pop-up program for DMV based black creatives. The program will allow black creative brands & businesses to use our Brentwood studio Saturday - Sunday from 9 AM - 6 PM on a monthly basis. During non-store hours, vendors are able to use the space for events. Each featured brand/business gets one free event with their monthly fee, and 50% off any other rentals during that month. We are accepting applications till February 12, 2018.
- What's the fee per month?
The fee per month/per vendor is $300 -- which includes one free event during non-store hours, and 50% off any additional rentals during that month (click here for current rental fees). The fee is due by the application deadline -- which is February 12th for the first month.
- What's the max number of vendors?
3 -- or 6 if the fee is split with an additional vendor.
- Can I split the monthly fee with another vendor?
Yes; however, each person will need to fill out their own application.
- Will someone be present to conduct sales for me?
No. To make the transfer of sales as smooth as possible, you (or another representative) will need to be present during store hours.
- What are the store hours?
Saturday - Sunday from 9AM - 6 PM.
- Will clothing racks and/or tables be available?
- Do you take a percentage of my sales?
- Where are you located, and are there pictures of the space?
We are located at 4303 Rhode Island Ave, Studio 211, Brentwood, MD. We're 12 minutes away from the Rhode Island Ave Metro Station, and 10 minutes away from the PG Plaza Metro Station. There is free street parking all around the venue. Click here to see pictures of the space.
- Will you be assisting with marketing?
Yes, Distinctly Creative will be assisting with the marketing of the pop-up via our Instagram, Facebook, newsletter, and various paid ad opportunities.
- What type of vendors do you accept?
Any black creative vendors that fall within fashion, visual art, design, interior design/home decor, cosmetology, skin care/hair care, culinary (non-perishable food), and creative writing. Services may be accepted on a case-by-case basis. We do not accept MLM companies like Paparazzi or Mary Kay.
- How large is the space?
Our space is 465 sq feet.
- Will there be a fitting room in the space?
Yes, a small changing room will be in the space for customers.
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