Gen Art, that incubator of new design responsible for launching the careers of Zac Posen and Philip Lim, has been sorely missed the past two years while it’s been on hiatus to deal with financial troubles. Now under new ownership, the organization has trained its eagle eye on a new cadre of up-and-coming designers.
Gen Art is going to spotlight six ready-to-wear designers, one men’s wear designer, and four accessory designers. Ace & Jig, Ann Yee, Eighteenth, Jennifer Chun, Shunghee Bang, William Okpo, and Baron Wells will make their runway debut at New York Fashion week, WWD is reporting.
Read more →
Deal: 25% off the jewelry designer’s Spring/Summer 2010 collection, including Lucite, Elements and Miss Havisham.
When/Where: Ongoing until they run out. At Alexis Bittar’s three shops: 353 Bleecker St., 1100 Madison Ave., 465 Broome St., New York, and also online at AlexisBittar.com.
Eva New York
Deal: 30% to 70% off clothing from designers like Henrik Vibskov, Mandy Coon, Eairth, Ann Yee, and Logan Neitzel.
When/Where: Sunday, July 11 through Saturday, July 31. Sun—Thurs noon—8pm, Fri—Sat noon—9pm. 355A Bowery between Third and Fourth Sts (212-925-3890)
Native on Franklin
Deal: 25% off all accessories and jewelry.
When/Where: Monday – Friday, noon to 10pm; Saturday and Sunday, 11am to 10pm. 5915 Franklin Ave., Los Angeles. (323-962-7710)
Read more →