Panties & Lipstick for cost of a Latte at Peachfrog

lamps at peachfrog

Opened not long after the dramatic economic collapse of autumn 2008, discount designer store Peachfrog is coming up on its one-year anniversary party. In that time, with stock priced up to 90% off retail, the Williamsburg shop, located on N 10th St between Bedford and Berry, has become a magnet for bargain hunters from all more…

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Off the Cuff with WRecords by Monkey

The Wrecords by Monkey design team self-portrait. Courtesy WRecords by Monkey

Getting Into the Groove Inspired by last week’s emerging music fest CMJ, I decided to check out Patrick Chirico and Brian Farrell, the designing duo behind Williamsburg-based accessories line WRecords by Monkey (WBM), who recycle vinyl, and craftily “bridge the worlds of fashion, art and music.” The designers who met while students at Manhattan’s Fashion more…

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