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)
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Before beginning a career in fashion, Henrik Vibskov worked in visual arts–and that shows in every catwalk he puts on. With past themes including “The Fantabulous Bicycle Music Factory” or “The Slippery Spiral Situation,” he playfully mixes youth culture references with ancient ones.
This time, the show was called “The Last Pier Pandemonium,” an apocalyptic name evoking the capital of hell in Milton’s Paradise Lost, and the castle in the video game Final Fantasy.
This is Henrik’s show in a nutshell: a mix between a classical representation of horror, and a more modern, tongue-in-cheek one, addressed at blasé teenagers.
How does this translate onto clothes? Let’s just say that Vibskov recreated our worst nightmare…when in first grade. He essentially invented an army of bad guys, that frightened the child in all of us. Set in the courtyard of a Parisian school, he installed a wooden pirate boat, on which the men walked down fiercely.
They all wore dark scientist glasses and face pieces, such as Alice bands made out of car tire circling the frame of the face, like a Frankenstein members club.
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Six Scents, the fragrance collaboration spearheaded by Givaudan and Metaproject and curated by Seven New York’s Joseph Quartana, is ready to launch series two. This year’s designers are Henry Holland, Phillip Lim, Richard Nicoll, Damir Doma, Henrik Vibskov and Toga, each of whom paired with an individual perfumer to create their perfect scent. I spent Read more →
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