The weekend is typically associated with excess, whether that’s an excess of lounging n’ Netflixing or boozing n’ partying. Oh, and brunch, the notorious brunch. Let’s face it, you’re probably going to be spending money this weekend in one way or another, so why not do so in a way that will also benefit others? You can do just that this Sunday at the latest edition of the Soho Grand Hotel’s Trunk Show Treasures, a brunch party and vintage shopping experience that helps raise money for the Bowery Mission. More →
“Buying. That’s my addiction,” admitted Oliver Harkness, the Irish-born owner of Quality Mending Co. speaking with us over the phone. Walking into Harkness’ recently opened branch on Driggs Avenue, Williamsburg, the fruits of his vice are plain to see.
Speaking of J.Crew (or rather TV on the Radio was speaking of them), Lavai Maria is leaving Williamsburg after five years, and its owner says a new breed of local shopper is to blame.
Wednesday night, Georgia Fenwick will open Georgia on lower Orchard Street, a stone’s throw from Lost Weekend, Project No. 8, and Coming Soon. “I’ve always been so interested in this area because it still has the authenticity that I feel like so much of New York has lost in the 11 years that I’ve been living here,” said the Londoner turned downtown New Yorker, who’ll soon live a couple of blocks from the store.