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OCIN Presents: The Break Room 2022
Our annual holiday pop-up, The Break Room, is back November 26-27th for the fourth year. The Break Room is a space that was created to promote rest, mindfulness, community, and connection; an immersive event that’s carried over the course of two days to allow you the opportunity to shop brands that are purposefully-led by beautiful friends in our collective that we admire – most are BIPOC and female-founded.
We are also excited to launch our Chapter III eco-swimwear resort collection. Available for the first time at The Break Room.
This year, we are incredibly grateful to be hosted at La Bomba Floristry’s Shop in Chinatown, in ‘Vancouver’ – on the unceded and traditional territories of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh nations. It’s a neighbourhood really dear to us, so it’s extremely special for us to bring The Break Room to life here.
The Break Room is free to attend, and welcome to all.
In addition to curating a selection of products we love, we also host calming, thoughtful and restorative experiences to complement our vision of inspiring rest and connection during this busy holiday season. These events are ticketed with proceeds going to our non-profit ocean conservation partners, Ocean Uprise and Surfrider Vancouver.
We invite you to find time to come take a break with us. See below for the weekend's programming, The Break Room shop hours, and the link to purchase event tickets.
The Break Room @ La Bomba Floristry Shop
Saturday, November 26th - Sunday, November 27th
247 East Georgia Street, Vancouver
This year’s Break Room brands and creators include:
OCIN, Atmos, Salt & Stone, Yunomi by Kenta Goto, haneu haneu, bisous beads, Acid League, 3rd Ritual, OEM, Poesis Oracle, Stooludio, Optimi Health, Noren, Asystem, Flax Home, Frama, Ossis, La Bomba Floristry.
With a special launch of our newest Chapter III eco-swimwear collection!
The Break Room hours and weekend experiences:
Throughout the weekend, we are honoured and excited to share the captivating work of Mark Kushimi – one of our favourite photographers in Hawai ‘i. Forever Drowning is one piece from his Oceanscape series being exhibited for the first time in our city, exclusively for The Break Room. We’re inspired by his vision of capturing real life moments in a way that inspires you to take a breath, slow down, and reflect.
Friday November 25th
• The Break Room opening night and launch event 6PM – 8PM: Drinks by Cinco Drink Co.
Saturday November 26th
• The Break Room shop opening hours 10AM – 6PM
• The Break Room experience 7:15PM - 8:3PM: ‘Infinite Composition’ – a sensory sound experience by otō healing and Andrew Loh. Tea by Cultivate Tea.
Sunday November 27th
• The Break Room shop opening hours 11AM – 6PM
• The Break Room experience 10AM - 11AM: ‘An Ocean Talk Story’ – an intimate conversation with Ocean Uprise and Surfrider about the oceans, A Blue Mind, and how our impact matters.
Access to the pop up shop is free, but click here to purchase your tickets for the experiences, with all ticket proceeds going to support our non-profit ocean conservation partners.
All are welcome.