Monthly Archives: September 2010
Comme des Garcons has gone mad with plaid this season! From designer Rei Kawakubo’s sleek wool fedora, to wool double plaid scarves, to leather loafers and a plaid windbreaker topping it all off, we have visions of men on vintage scooters, zipping around town in head-to-toe fall plaids. Stock up gentlemen!
Refinery 29′s editors narrow down their fall picks into a “tidy little list of gems,” and we have to agree on their round-up. So many of the pieces hang on Bird’s racks too! From the top–Steven Alan wool navajo coat, Rachel Comey ostrich stitch reversible cardigan, Proenza Schouler PS1 Mochilla Medium Bag, Alexander Wang mohair [...]
Graduating in 2009 from the Grasse Institute of Perfumery in France, Anne McClain founded MCMC Fragrances soon after. Like her previous passion for photography, she sought to capture her experiences in something tangible, and MCMC fragrances was born. Created in small batches with an organic oil base and bottled by hand, each fragrance has its [...]
Ready to go moto? We can’t get enough of leather and leggings this season. One of our top picks for women is Ligne 6 by Martin Margiela’s quilted leather coat, a puffer with style. And we’d just as happily hop on a bike with a stranger, as long as he was wearing Robert Geller’s leather [...]
Apiece Apart, a designer Bird carried for the first time in Spring 2010, draws its inspiration from the beautiful practicality of modern architecture and simplified forms. Designing with the idea that less is in fact more, they deliver amazing staples for any wardrobe. Produced in New York City and designed by Laura Cramer and Starr [...]
A lot of us here at Bird may not have been around to see Bob Dylan go electric for the first time–but catching Pavement on their reunion tour this summer ranks pretty high on our list…
Each season, as I run around seeing all the new collections, one of my favorite stops is visiting the crazy Soho apartment where Rachel Comey shows her wares. With its jumble of art and plants and antiques and rugs, it is a perfect setting for Rachel’s awesome mis-mix-match of prints, riotous colors and covetable collection [...]
Fresh out of the box, Rachel Comey’s linger dress in a printed velvet, and her lean jean! It just doesn’t get much better than cropped blue jeans covered in peonies…
Yesterday we popped into visit Vena Cava’s amazing new Soho studio and showroom. Little did we know, the ladies were planning a surprise birthday celebration for Lisa who turns 29 today. For the first time. Happy Birthday Lisa!
Meet the shop dog of Bird’s Smith St location, Gary, a two years old Brussels Griffon! And his designer of choice?—definitely Burkman Brothers.