Bond Hardware’s First Furniture and Large-Scale Objects Collection

Dana Hurwitz and Mariah Pershadsingh's amorphous Brooklyn-based brand expands

In the age of impersonal internet commerce, the ability to engage a community both online and off is a coveted skill. Bond Hardware’s Dana Hurwitz and Mariah Pershadsingh have it in spades. The three-year-old experimental jewelry label’s loyal following is as enamored by the amusing Instagram filters of their signature metal nose-strips as they are with the real thing. “I think a certain type of …

Interview: Designers Parke & Ronen

The brand that reimagined bathing suit tailoring offers up insight on their bright colors, prints and careful silhouettes

It’s hard to imagine, with their men’s bathing suits having such a distinct and commanding presence in the swimwear market, that duo Parke & Ronen designed their first pair on a whim. A few years after they united in 1997 and opened a store in NYC’s Chelsea, Parke Lutter and Ronen Jehezkel first introduced a swimsuit into their men’s ready-to-wear collection. Since, the tailored briefs …

Studio Visit: Araks

"Strong, feminine and demure" lingerie and swimwear that leave an effortlessly lasting impression

When entering the Araks studio, you’re first greeted by their color library; a rainbow of fabric swatches and thread samples packed into an assortment of overflowing jars. It’s a display reminiscent of a technicolor candy store, but instead is a curated collection of shades that serves as the foundation for fashion designer Araks Yeramyan’s color-conscious and hands-on approach to designing lingerie. A Parson’s graduate, Yeramyan …