Zestt, a home accessories brand sold online, opened in Mount Vernon over the weekend, the first pop-up shop to occupy the space formerly home to The Hatch.
The company, which specializes in home décor and entertaining pieces with original flare, will be open at 4 W. Madison Street until Nov. 4. The space was previously the site of Dooby’s Coffee, which has moved next door at 802 N. Charles St.
Phil Han, the owner of Dooby's, has said the restaurant's former space will be used to house a series of temporary, or pop-up, tenants.
The pop-up shop is the second stop for Zestt, which launched its online shopping site earlier this year. Co-founder Jessica Diehl, a Pennsylvania native, said the company held its first pop-up shop in Philadelphia recently and Washington, D.C. is next, beginning Nov. 11.
“Baltimore has an urban and artistic vibe that connects to our brand and aesthetic. We knew it would be an incredible city to host a pop up shop experience,” said Diehl, adding that the company's catalog was also shot in Baltimore.
"We keep ending up in Baltimore," she said.
In addition to the brand’s previous products, Zestt will sell two new stationary products designed by Baltimore artist Abby Fitzgibbon.
“Our online customers have been asking for the opportunity to interact with our brand in person and we loved the idea,” said co-founder and chief creative officer, Benita Goldblatt.
Store hours are Monday-Thursday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Go to shopzestt.com to view their complete line of products.
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