Brazil has emerged on the world stage with this year’s World Cup followed by the 2016 Olympics. Brazil is more than just a country of beautiful beaches, beautiful people, beautiful music, and “futebol,” the beautiful game performed with the same style and panache as the Ipanema and Leblon sun-worshippers.
The designer known as GGrippo has long understood a fundamental truth: Treasure can be unearthed in the junkiest of spots. Local designer Ricardo Seco in residence (above photo: ALIVE collection, a stunning mash-up of Hipster and Hassidic).
In St. Tropez in the 60s white was THE choice color for the beautiful people who strolled around in various states of disrobe; tanned, slim, and happy were the accessories that went with white. CC McGurr is the owner of the vintage boutique Le Grand Strip
“The beauty about denim is that it’s a casual kind of garment that is comfortable, wears in, and becomes better as time goes on,” said Loren Cronk, designer of Loren and Blksmth jeans. “It would be hard for it to disappear.”
In the 1950s, Antoinette worked for Lilly Daché, the most celebrated milliner of her time, who famously designed hats for Marlene Dietrich, and turned the turban into a head-wrap coveted by women around the globe.
What is driving the rash of men-centric retail environments in this area, such as barber shops/shaving parlors and higher-end apparel boutiques like Barber & Supply, HW Carter & Sons, Cadet, Robinson Brooklyn, Genuine Motorworks and By Robert James? Could it have something to do with the “recovering” economy?
We got to talking, and [Kathryn] convinced me that it was an idea to be taken to the next level.
You didn’t stand outside in the freezing cold watching this window display peep show at Le Grand Strip, last month. But we did. And Victoria Stillwell bravely took many photos of a bunch of pretty girls in vintage summer wear. Here they are.
Regular trunk shows introduce cocktail-sipping customers to an influx of fresh accessories, both antique and new.