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Meet the Maker: Jen Laursen of TILT Leather

Meet the Maker: Jen Laursen of TILT Leather
Inspired by the beautiful leatherwork of Mexico, Jen went on a quest to teach herself this time-honored tradition. 

Switchels: What are they and why should you be drinking them?

Switchels:  What are they and why should you be drinking them?
Did you know farmers were the original hipsters?  That's right! In 18th century Colonial America switchels were all the rage. Long before sports drinks lined the shelves of beverage aisles, these carbonated sweet and tart elixirs were the go-to,  OG energy drinks!!  So what are they and why can everyone benefit from this old-timey concoction?

Meet the Maker: Loreto Remsing of L'AROMATICA

Meet the Maker: Loreto Remsing of L'AROMATICA

  LAROMATICA is a purveyor of artisan fragrances based in Northern California. Run by perfumer Loreto Remsing, she offers small-batch unisex fragrances, made with exquisite botanical ingredients. Her story embodies the spirit of Fortune Emporium, as she is a wonderful example of what happens when you decide to buck convention and Make Luck! Loreto started an Etsy shop nearly 13 years ago as an experiment to sell her handmade perfumes. She was working full time as a freelance graphic designer in San Francisco, but  was tired of commuting and the doldrums of the tech world. At the time, perfuming was just a hobby,...


The Art Growlery: Charity Art Show at Fortune Emporium

The Art Growlery: Charity Art Show at Fortune Emporium

Join us for Fortune Emporium's inaugural art event featuring automotive and tattoo inspired artists! We're hitting the ground running by celebrating creativity, Livermore’s craft beer scene, and giving back to the community.  On the evening of Saturday, August 18th, 6-9pm, we'll be hosting a silent auction for custom painted, stainless steel growlers.  Proceeds will benefit the Tri-Valley Haven which has, for the past 40 years, been a vital community resource serving adults and children who have experienced domestic violence, sexual assault, or homelessness.  Be sure to check our website and social media for updates and more information leading up to the event! Fortune...


Meet the Maker: Apryl Dawn

Meet the Maker: Apryl Dawn

It takes a bold spirit to buck convention and follow your dreams.  Apryl Dawn embodies this mindset both in her personal life and in the jewelry she creates.  Her designs are inspired by a fun, edgy woman with a spiritual side. Raw, yet refined, untamed and unapologetic.  For Apryl, jewelry represents something more than just adornment.  As an avid yoga practitioner, she started creating jewelry for herself with the philosophy that one should "wear your spirituality”. She started wearing her creations while teaching yoga and was soon asked to carry her work at the studio.  Her line started to soar and in 2015 she was asked to participate in the Emmy’s...