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Uniqlo Cubes
Advertorial content: Savvy readers may have noticed that we were featured in the Voices of New York campaign last month, the first of many initiatives that Japanese apparel retailer Uniqlo undertook to celebrate the imminent arrival of their two...
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Rainbow City
To celebrate the glorious beginning of summer and the much-anticipated opening of phase two of the High Line, New York City's acclaimed elevated park, AOL teamed up with FriendsWithYou to create "Rainbow City," an interactive sculptural installation...
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Black Market No. 2
Taking a cue from their select inventory of conceptual young designers, Singaporean boutique Black Market's newly formed sister shop Black Market No. 2 toes the line between fashion and art by extending their involvement with clothing into other...
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Levi's Film Workshop
by Mark Buche Los Angeles is to filmmaking what New York is to photography and San Francisco is to screen-printing, so it makes sense that the third installment of the Levi's Workshop—opening this weekend at MoCA's Geffen Contemporary—...
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Holiday Pop-Up Shops
With contributions by Karen Day, Victor Reznik and Bailee Wolfson Toronto: Bicyclette Canadian clothing store Bicyclette transformed an already beautiful space into a winter wonderland for the last two weeks of December. Featured designers include...
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CH Edition: Maharam
Last but not least in our series of limited-edition collaborations, the Maharam and Cool Hunting hair scrunchie (or Ma-hair-am Scrunchie, as we like to call it) is the upshot of a typical late night at the office when we were sourcing the items for...
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Chances With Wolves
Regularly unearthing rare tracks to play on NYC's beloved indie station East Village Radio, the three-person DJ outfit Chances With Wolves treats listeners to an earful of cleverly-themed playlists and underground sounds every week. From Nina Simone...
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CH Edition: Jambox
When the Jawbone team stopped by Cool Hunting a few weeks back to show us their Bluetooth-compatible portable speaker—dubbed the Jambox—naturally we had initial reservations about just how powerful the tiny speaker system could really...
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Cool Hunting for Gap
For the 2010 holiday season we're proud to introduce our first-ever pop up store, bringing together products from independent companies based in the New York region. Set in Gap's project space on 5th Avenue, the store is a Cool Hunting production...
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Temporium
Gathering some of the U.K.'s most remarkable designers under one roof, London's newest pop up concept caters to the shopper with a sharp stylish eye. Temporium—aptly located in the Brompton Design District—is the upshot of a collaboration...
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Tron: Legacy Women's Couture
Disney continues to fan Tron fever with the release of several items of higher-end, wearable merchandise for men and women by designers like Rousseau, Hayden-Harnett and Rotenier that will be available all in one place beginning 19 November 2010...
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Small Gift
For anyone who's ever wanted to live inside their Hello Kitty pencil case, the cat character's founder Sanrio is currently celebrating its 50th with Small Gift—a massive, national blow-out tour. Following last year's global celebration of...
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Mayfourteenth
SF-based sunglasses label Mayfourteenth debuted on the date of its name this year with a collection that captures the beachy escapism of the California coast. Presented in a pop-up shop with an accompanying exhibit that opened earlier this week...
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Tokyo Bike London
As part of London's Clerkenwell Design Week, running from tomorrow, 25 May 2010, through 27 May 2010, director of the festival Peter Murray will lead a number of cycle tours around the area. To make sure participants look the part, cult cycle brand...
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Liberty of London x Target
Lending a little High Street charm to America's beloved retail chain, Target's collaboration with Liberty of London hits shelves nationwide this Sunday, but we had the chance to check it out yesterday at a NYC pop-up. The collection—reinterpreting...
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Innocence & Arsenik Winter '09 Collection
Borrowing its name from the 18th Century Swedish book "The Queen’s Jewel," designer Mira Nameth's new fashion line Innocence & Arsenik channels a romantically dark sensibility incorporating nods to ancient Egypt...
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Areaware Stop Shop Holiday Pop-Up
by Anna Carnick Set in the heart of NYC's tourism district, Areaware's latest pop-up shop at Port Authority Bus Terminal is one of the more unusual and interesting of the spate of NYC pop-up-shops to open recently. "Stop Shop"—...
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Slow and Steady Wins the Race Paris Pop-Up Shop
by Zeva Bellel Photos by Fabrice Fortin The art-meets-fashion concept brand, Slow and Steady Wins the Race made "Presents," a series of limited-edition nesting boxes for their holiday pop-up shop in Paris. Inhabiting the Brachfeld gallery...
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Cooper-Hewitt Shop x Vitsœ: 33 Gifts at 33 Bond Pop-Up
Bringing a hand-picked selection from their Upper East Side outpost to Vitsœ's Bond Street space, Cooper-Hewitt makes their first-rate gifts from their shop more accessible to downtown masses through December. The collection of goods...
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The Pop-Up Flea 2009
photos by James Ryang Our weekend activities included a stop by the second annual Pop-Up Flea where we found a trove of Americana-inspired clothing and accessories (read: lots of plaid). UrbanDaddy's Randy Goldberg and Michael Williams (of A Continuous...
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