UNDER THE PARASOL
Pop Up Stories: Are You a Knitter?
A very wooly Pop Up by We Are Knitters (WAK) took over our favorite boutique space at 251 Elizabeth for three months, ending on January 13th. If you love knitting, you probably know We Are Knitters and their “Do It Yourself” kits with everything you need to knit your own garments. Besides DIY knitting kits, […]Read More »
POP-UP STORIES: Mind, Body, & Fashion
Making a wardrobe sustainable, comfortable, yet still fashionable starts with a simple commitment: opting for ethically engineered garbs with a sense of design mapped onto skin-friendly breathable fabrics, a mission Seek Collective has set out to achieve a few years ago. Carol Miltimore, the founder of Seek Collective, wanted to create a brand with a […]Read More »
POP-UP STORIES: Supporting a Sustainable Lifestyle
Organic food has been the city’s staple for years, but what about ethically sourced clothing? The average New Yorker never ranks their brain about the origin of their leather shoes or accessories, or where the cozy wool or linen they adore comes from, but now, Neha Rane, a fellow Big Apple resident is looking to change that. “I wanted to raise awareness,” says Rane, the Indian, born UK, educated businesswoman, and mastermind behind Solstreet. […]Read More »
Pop-Up Stories: Monique Meloche, Swapping Art Booths for Pop-Ups
In an ever-changing international art market, New York City remains the most attractive location for art and galleries spaces alike. As of 2018, there are an estimated 1,500 galleries in the city alone making it the largest concentration of galleries in the world. Monique Meloche, the founder, and owner of the Monique Meloche Gallery in Chicago […]Read More »
Pop-Up Stories: “Galeria MPA”, from art fairs to a pop-up gallery.
“Warning: Perception requires involvement”, reads a large red sign on the window of Galeria MPA at 2 Rivington Street. For its pop-up last week in downtown Manhattan, the international extension of Madrid based Galería Moisés Pérez de Albéniz has opted to present a group show gathering seven of their artists. Its paintings, sculptures, and installations give the feeling of entering a heterogeneous art fair booth, nine miles away from Frieze’s tents […]Read More »
Pop-Up Stories:”Stoffà” brings a showroom experience into a pop-up space.
Stoffà (Italian for cloth) is a made-to-measure menswear brand founded in 2014 by designer Agyesh Madan. Don’t cast around for an online outlet or retail store to purchase Stoffà. The brand operates only out of trunk shows. In New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Stockholm and London lucky customers can visit the label’s temporary stores, […]Read More »