So you want an investment bag. Look no further than Longchamp. I recently modeled for the brand’s campaign, and we put those bags through hell, kicking them, throwing them, doing every horrible thing you can think of to them. At the end, they all looked as good as new.
Wit abounds at this appointment-and-weekends-only storefront that's part cheeky art gallery, part eclectic rare book dealer and part eccentric lifestyle shop (check out the rolling salt and pepper shakers and customizable trophies). And all of it is a full and convincing testament to cofounder Andy Spade's remarkable brain.
Lori Leven started with tattoos and has moved on to accessories. At her new shop, earth-tone ceramic pots and colorful fabric tassels dangle above a collection of vibrant stone pendant necklaces, raw crystal-encrusted cuffs and chunky engraved silver cocktail rings.
Don't be scared by the dark, graffiti-filled stairwell—you're in the right place. This secret spot is full of international home pieces (red lamp shades from Hong Kong, wooden utensils from Sweden), all displayed on illuminated tiered shelves along with typed-up tales of the item's origin.