The 17th annual ArtWalk benefit hits New York tonight, with co-chairs Alec Baldwin, Carey Lowell, Richard Gere, and Coco Rocha hosting one of the social calendar’s most prominent benefit art auctions, with proceeds going to New York City’s Coalition for the Homeless. Shepard Fairey, Jenny Holzer, Ed Ruscha, and Richard Phillips are among the artists who have donated their work to the silent and live auctions, but it’s a piece from evening sponsor Fendi that may have the evening’s fashion-world attendees buzzing. The label’s Selleria bike has Roman leather seats, wheel and handle covers, pump, basket, and vanity case—and, for the easily misdirected, a leather-covered GPS. ArtWalk? ArtRide.
Jewelry has been on the minds of Proenza Schouler’s Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez for some time now. At the Hyères Festival this past Spring, the duo announced they were working on a small collection of extremely limited costume pieces in fluorescent colors and chunky shapes. For their Resort ‘12 collection, which they designers describe as an exploration of craft and late sixties West Coast culture, they took the idea one step further, collaborating with the art jewelry line Alex & Lee, a staple of San Francisco’s crafts scene in the seventies. The intermediary between McCollough and Hernandez and Alex & Lee—technically, now, Greg and Lee; original partner Alex Mate […]
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