“People are more violently opposed to fur than leather because it’s safer to harass rich women than motorcycle gangs.” –Unknown Sunday night, at the House of Yes, here in Williamsburg, a new line of fur heavy fashion will debut in a show called Nutria Palooza. It’s billed as a cruelty-free alternative to traditional fur fashions. […]
Today and tomorrow at Glasslands Gallery, located at 289 Kent Ave. Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Doors open at 8pm. Entry is $8. Open vodka bar from 8-9pm. FreeWilli coverage to follow next week!
Fashion Night Out’s is Vogue Editor in Chief Anna Wintour’s scheme to make “shopping fun again.” So, to do this, a ton of stores stay open late and get prospective shoppers boozy on free cocktails while hoping they make some rash purchase choices. Even Gawker is in on it. Our neck of the woods has […]
Dearest Wall Street Journal, Tell us: What’s up with hats? The trend may be old hat to hipsters in areas like Williamsburg, Brooklyn, who started wearing fedoras, rounded derby hats and, in warmer weather, straw hats, more than two years ago. But now hats are starting to catch on among some men in suburbs, the […]
It’s not surprising that fashion-minded job seekers would want to work at Beacon’s Closet, the pricey yet popular second-hand clothing store on North 11th St. featured in the WSJ yesterday. Employees spend their breaks trying on clothes and getting first pick at the fresh crop of daily imports. Almost everyone who works there is in […]
American Apparel released a statement today to address recent accusations about their hiring practices. Here’s the gist: American Apparel does not hire or retain applicants based on ‘beauty.’ Our main priority is finding people with a strong sense of style who can inspire customers as they make selections from our extensive line. This is an […]
Gawker’s Hamilton Nolan has been looking into the hiring practices of American Apparel these last couple days that find, of course, they discriminate worse than your high school’s cheerleading squad. Every new employee prospect is photographed from top down and sent up the chain of command. Also, from a leaked document sent to Gawker, let’s […]
Our very own Marlow and Sons are finding new uses for their house-butchered cows. 40 to 350 bucks now scores you a simple, sweet looking leather bag. Might fine looking, if I do say so myself. via NY Mag