Allbirds Hits the Ground Running in NYC

The cult Silicon Valley comfort sneaker opens a concept shop in SoHo, with a new city-inspired colorway

Newcomer Allbirds breaks a lot of shoe rules. Their $95 shoes, which come in only two styles (runner or lounger), are logoless, machine washable, made from sustainably sourced merino sheep wool, and meant to be worn without socks. Comfort is their key goal, which is why it’s become the go-to shoe in Silicon Valley, but they don’t cut corners: it’s also a Certified B Corp. …

Interview: Tom Dixon at his New NYC Store

We speak with the British designer about his four-story "Aladdin's Cave"

Following the success of Tom Dixon’s first NYC showroom last year, the brand has moved to a bigger and better space right next to the newly opened boutique hotel 11 Howard St. In classic Dixon style it features both grand and simple gestures, and takes advantage of its townhouse setting. It’s a space for constant experimentation and presentation of the brand’s increasing product assortment for …

Zana Bayne’s SoHo Pop-Up Shop

The leather design brand makes their NYC storefront debut with the Highway Girl collection

The work of designer Zana Bayne and her co-creative director Todd Pendu has piqued our interest since back in 2010, when she was selling her aggressive, sexy leather accessories by way of Etsy. Much has happened to the brand since—from capturing the attention of Beyonce and Madonna to a groundbreaking S/S 2015 showcase of geometric pieces. This week Zana Bayne accomplished another milestone, setting up …

Eating Europe Food Tours

Making the most of one night in London, Prague, Amsterdam and more, by way of fork and spoon

When you’re in a new city for one night, randomly picking a restaurant from the lists friends have emailed (or what Yelp or Instagram might suggest) has the potential to be a bust. But also, there’s no interaction with the city and its people. The best use of your time, we highly recommend, is getting yourself on an Eating Europe Tour. Currently in Rome, Florence, …

Cadillac House, NYC

Gensler's creative director talks to us about designing the new versatile community space in SoHo

Cadillac House is one of the brand’s most public-facing initiatives and a signal that they’re serious about being part of its new home in NYC. We got an exclusive look at the experiential space with John Bricker, a Partner and the Creative Director at Gensler, who has worked with Cadillac for the last several years to rethink (and bring to life) their dealerships and new …