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: Shooting For The Stars
Painter, Adrian Marçais, and Photographer, Thomas Aschcraft, have very different trajectories in life, and represent disparate styles of creativity, yet share an equal fascination with the vibrations of mysterious outer space. “I met Thomas in Santa Fe,” says Marçais “I thought it would be interesting to confront my work with his.” Shortly after meeting, the […]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: The “American Dream”, alive and well?
Who still believes in the “American Dream”? A nice suburban home with a well kept front lawn, a happy couple with children, burgers and hotdogs barbecuing in the backyard, the sun is shining while the Andrew Sisters’ Mr. Sandman plays in the background, you know the story… Well, it’s not quite dead yet, as last week the artist Pia Sawhney revived the myth and created her […]Read More »
POP-UP STORIES: Art and Fashion on the Same Page
Every single morning, for the entire year 2016, Karen Fisher had a very particular routine. As she finished her breakfast, she would open a fashion magazine, amidst a collection of international Vogue, W, Elle, and National Geographic, and start turning the pages. After a first look, she would go back but this time tearing up […]Read More »