New York - Designer Adam Lippes has opened up his first store in Manhattan's Meatpacking District. Located at 678 Hudson Street, the 2,500-square-foot store is simply called Adam, and houses a full range of women's and men's apparel, as well as select accessories. You'll find Nancy Gonzalez clutches, home goods, books, fine art, and a few home furnishings. The store also features a nod to the Queen of Television with a "What Would Oprah Say?" sculpture displayed behind the register.
Everywhere - Blue Cult is making a domestic comeback after two years of silence. The denim bellwether will be sold at a more moderate price this time around - a mere $89 compared to the $150+ price tag it carried several years ago. The collection will include 15 styles, and possibly an updated version of the Gwyneth jean (named for Gwyneth Paltrow), the brands most popular fit. Designer Frank Melachy told WWD, "It's hard selling $150 jeans anymore. The consumer is looking for a premium product at a lower price." You got that right, Frankie boy!