What you'll do
Fashion and painting is the perfect marriage. Join us at our popular studio in the NoMad district of Manhattan to talk all things New York and fashion. While we set up your palettes, you’ll have the exclusive opportunity to chat with a real New York City apparel designer or learn what it was like to grow up in Midtown Manhattan. Once we hand out your sneaker size and prepare your shoe for painting, we’ll walk you through how to create the Empire State Building on your little—or big—shoe. Sip, laugh, paint, and then walk out with a new, comfy, and cool souvenir to take home and wear while you trek around the city. Snap photos and tag us as you tour New York so we can see where you're taking your new kicks.
All above available for purchase If you prefer to BYOB, we do charge a $5 corkage fee per party.
All supplies We’ll provide slip-on sneakers, aprons, paint, brushes, cups, and bottle openers. Please provide your shoe size…
Mary And Vasu
I am a Native New Yorker who loves to throw awesome events. I co-host this experience with my boyfriend Vasu, a new Dehli-ite, painting and learning the ins and outs of the NY garment district. He attended FIT—Fashion Institute of Technology—and has been a designer in the fashion industry for over a decade. Now we have our own studio and we are making art fun and funky.
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Where you'll be
We’ll be at our beautiful and historic art studio in the Chelsea area of Manhattan. We’re close to the famous Flatiron Building, the glorious Garment District, and the fun Flower District.
Keep these in mind
Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.
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Up to 10 guests ages 7 and up can attend.
Experience will be hosted by either Vasu or Mary (not both). If you'd like to request a particular teacher, please send us a note and we will try to accommodate. No half sizes, only full sizes
Paint Sneakers with a Fashion Designer