Coterie Market owner, Chelsea Staires Sun, embodies the girl next door. A sprinkling of freckles dances across her nose, and her alert blue eyes and relaxed ease make her genuine and approachable.
She’s a wife, mother and small town southern girl. She’s also been successful in corporate and creative America, a highlight includes interning on the documentary film Fast Food Nation, directed by Austin’s own Richard Linklater. Her positions were rewarding and intense. But they deprived her of a luxury many yearn for but struggle to grasp: time.
Coterie Market stemmed from her desire to discover the mom and pop businesses that make Austin unique. Her mission is simple: to expose Austin’s creative artisans to consumers who want to support local vendors. [Read more…]