Scouting Report: Getting Wise to Emerging Talents
It’s a great week to discover emerging designers. Smoke x Mirrors will have a pop-up at Canal Street Market from Friday to Sunday featuring the eyewear label’s cool geometric aviators ($350). At 265 Canal Street.
On Wednesday, Dreams on Air, a showroom representing New York-based indie designers, will open a concept store. You’ll receive a 20 percent discount on a Narciss star-appliqué bomber ($344, originally $430) and a Sarah Swann gathered silk dress ($480, originally $600) from 7 to 9 p.m. At 120 Wooster Street.
That same day, the British retailer Wolf & Badger will open its first international outpost. There you’ll find an Okhtein mini-studded bag from Egypt ($430) and Wires glasses handcrafted in Zimbabwe from a single piece of wire coiled around 3D-printed lenses, fusing African craft with modern technology ($150). At 95 Grand Street.
Hitting the Racks
The Swedish outerwear label Stutterheim and the Danish designer Henrik Vibskov have teamed up on a very Scandi-chic raincoat with oversize graphics created through an advanced patchwork method of double-welding pieces of rubberized fabric ($375). At 232 Mulberry Street.
Converse is going back to its roots with the Chuck Modern Colors series, which draws inspiration from the Chuck Taylor All Star colors of the ’70s (including navy, olive and bordeaux), on an updated two-layer mesh canvas model ($100). At 560 Broadway.
Block-heel sandals by the doctor-turned-designer Marion Parke — with contoured insoles for extra comfort — are in stock at Intermix. At 125 Fifth Avenue.
The Andi Brand signature go-anywhere gym bag, sized to fit a laptop and a change of clothes, is now available at Equinox ($198). At 97 Greenwich Avenue.
The Calvin Klein home sale offering 60 percent discounts on select bath, bedding and tabletop, like porcelain dinnerware (starting at $40, originally $100) and an alpaca throw ($158, originally $395), starts Thursday. At Calvin Klein Collection, 654 Madison Avenue.
The luggage label Gurkha has a sample sale through Saturday with discounts of up to 75 percent on a leather weekender ($700, originally $1,795) and a camo-print khaki tote ($400, originally $1,695). At Soiffer Haskin, 317 West 33rd Street.
Rothman’s semiannual custom shirt sale, with discounts of 15 percent on made-to-measure shirts ($130.50, originally $145), ends Monday. At 222 Park Avenue South.
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