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Voice of the Customer - A Firefly Cloak Review by Justin!

Voice of the Customer - A Firefly Cloak Review by Justin!
Here is our favorite customer review of 2018 from our customer Justin from New York!  Justin has literally taken his Firefly Cloak around the world and is absolutely thrilled with the response that he gets in it.  See all the places he goes while eliciting smiles and joy in his Firefly!

Abracadabra and alakazam! Let the magic begin!

Abracadabra and alakazam!  Let the magic begin!

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"If I can make it there, I'm gonna make it, anywhere!  It's up to you, New York, New York!" - Frank Sinatra

We are pleased to announce that as of October, you can now purchase your very own Firefly Cloaks from our new partners, Abracadabra NYC, in the heart of Manhattan!  After a lengthy process of seeking out qualified retail locations, we are very lucky to find a new outlet for our fashion with a well known and respected, full service costume shop like Abracadabra.  Reports have already come back of brisk sales and heavy rental interest! 

If you are in the Tri-State area, stop by and check out our wares in Manhattan yourselves!  Austin Bright Light Design is ecstatic to add to the nightlife scene of the city that never sleeps and a fashion mecca, the Big Apple.  Please patronize our friends at Abracadabra this holiday season!

About Abracadabra - Welcome to AbracadabraNYC! The world’s most unique store, located in the heart of New York City!  Open year-round, we offer the best costumes, accessories, makeup and magic throughout the Tri-State area.

You’ll find everything you need here at Abracadabra NYC! Costumes, wigs, makeup, props, rentals, magic, masquerade masks and much more. Whether you are looking for creepy or cutesy, we’ve got you covered!

Already have a costume in mind? Our friendly staff is happy to help you find or piece together what you’re looking for. In addition, we have in-house seamstresses for those customers looking for something tailored and/or customized.

So what are you waiting for, come on by!

Store Hours: Monday-Saturday 10am to 10pm and Sunday 11pm-9pm

About Austin Bright Light Design- A startup in the heart of Texas with the mission to “Bring more light to your night!”, ABLD is an innovator in high quality, lighted clothing and costumes that merge outrageous designs with the latest in electronics and LED technology at a price point that remains accessible to the masses.  Their flagship product, the Firefly Cloak™, has been featured on stage and in the crowd at concerts, festivals and dance clubs around the world including appearances on stage at major music festivals and on national TV with Shinyribs during his Austin City Limits Live (ACL Live) taping in season 43. 

ABLD costumes are meant to inspire, bring joy and spread smiles to friends and strangers alike as they draw attention to the wearer in a positive and social way.  If you want the latest and greatest in LED costumes and clothing, look no further than Austin Bright Light Design!

ABLD In The News!

ABLD In The News!

ABLD has had a busy summer and we wanted to keep you posted! 

We have been featured in an article by Joleen Jernigan of The Austinot, as well as our first radio interview with WZRD 88.3 in Chicago!  That article can be found here: https://austinot.com/firefly-cloak-austin We embedded ourselves with Joleen and her cadre of friends over a few nights in Austin, helping them experience firsthand what we call "Cloakmagic" and the instant celebrity that comes with wearing a Firefly Cloak.  Good times were had by all, including a raucous "Ladies' Funk Night" at local watering hole, The Sahara Lounge!

Appropriately, the radio station in Chicago called the "Wizard" has aired an interview with Jason Balcauski, co-founder.  Interviewed by the multi-talented DJ, Ed Shafer, Jason takes a deep dive into the beginnings of ABLD and the evolution of our nascent startup.  Trials, tribulations, fears and opportunities all were discussed in this far ranging interview.  We hope to show the bright future of where we plan on taking the company from our humble birth, and how we plan to bring more light to your night and glow to your soul!  We will post the audio to our YouTube account shortly.

Finally, we would like to announce a new partnership and channel partner, Astral Hoops (pictured) the leader in LED flow art gear!  Gerry Gilligan, co-founder, met with Astral at Hulaween in Live Oak, Florida last year.  Admiring their unbelievable LED hula hoops, staffs, wands, poi and other custom designed gear, he made fast friends with their founder, B.J. Nolletti.  B.J. agreed to start carrying their first LED clothing item, the Firefly Cloak, to Electric Forest (www.electricforestfestival.com) in their booth.  We could not be more excited to pair with a high quality product, friendly staff, customer oriented team like Astral Hoops!  Look for us in the Forest this weekend!

Please tune in and share our article with friends and family!  We really appreciate the support!

  • View the Austinot article on their site and share on your socials (https://austinot.com)
  • If you are not in the Chicago area, go to https://bit.ly/2mpBXM6 to livestream WZRD at 9pm Central

If you see the Astral Hoops booth at your favorite festival this year, please stop in and meet their team and check out the Firefly Cloaks that they have for sale!