By Jessica Holom
MyBarrio is a curated design project launched in 2016 by French entrepreneur Hortense Giraud, who left behind a high-flying, decade-long career in fashion to build a community of design lovers in Barcelona.
By networking with the city’s most interesting fashion designers, artists and boutiques – as well as craft cafés, restaurants and even yoga teachers – Giraud has grown the like-minded MyBarrio community into a storytelling brand and online marketplace. Giraud selects accomplished design that is local, artisanal and “made in Barcelona,” focusing on projects with sustainable and ethical production.
After celebrating markets at spaces including Casa Gràcia, Hotel Brummell and Margot House, MyBarrio returns to its habitual haunt Soho House featuring dozens of local creators on Saturday and Sunday, June 15th & 16th. In addition to the design market there’ll be a “boutique gallery” showcase curated by MyBarrio plus talks, workshops, DJs, food & drink and more…