shopping 01.27.16

Hump Day
Poll: The Worst Idea

On now
A Joy Gryson sample sale at Chelsea Market daily thru 1/31, 11-7, with up to 80% off retail for the designer's handbags.

Seize sur Vingt, 78 Greene [Spring/Broome] 212.625.1620, has men's clothing marked down thru January 31, regular store hours and online.

Up to 70% off men's and women's starchitect shoes at United Nude, 25 Bond [Bowery/Laf] thru 1/30.

There's a OTTE, 281 Mott [Houston/Prince] sale thru 1/31 with women's clothing and accessories from designers like Derek Lam and Alexander Wang at up to 60% off.

G-III Apparel Group is having a warehouse sale at 217 W. 37th [7th/8th] thru 1/28, 10-7, with designers including Cole Haan, Kenneth Cole and Andrew Marc.

Clothingline, 261 W. 36th [7th/8th] has a sale of Desigual, Julie Brown, Religion and more at major discounts, 11-7 today. No fitting room.

Starts January 31
Kiton, the line of tony men's clothing and accessories (some women's, too) is having a Soiffer-Haskin sale, 317 West 33rd [8th/9th] 917.562.2140, 1/31-2/2, 9-6:30; 2/3, 9-5, with the usual S-H rules: CC only, all sales final, no strollers, no kids under 12.

Starts February 2
Alice and Olivia is selling gowns and other womenswear at up to 70% off, at 21 Dey [Bway/Church], 2/2-4, 8am-9pm; 2/5, 8-6.

Start February 7
There's a sample sale of jewelry by Paul Morelli, 895 Mad [72nd] 212.920.1211, 2/7, noon-5; 2/8-9, 10-6.

Starts February 8
A Clothingline organized sale of Ports 1961 womenswear, 261 W. 36th [7th/8th], 2/8-10, 11-7.

Starts February 15
Also at Clothingline, discounts on Theory for women and men as well as Helmut Lang for women. 261 W. 36th [7th/8th], 2/15-18, 11-7.

Neighbors: it's a Morton Salt ad but we want more of those two!

Restaurant & Bar Design Awards

Animeyed: Flora Borsi's self-portraits with animals.

3D Drawings

Illusions: two giraffes turn into…


Of the really bad ideas New York and its institutions have had in the past dozen years, these are, in our view, three of the worst. Number one? That's up to you:
New York Sports and Convention Center
Central Library Plan
Teddy Roosevelt Park


New York Sports and Convention Center


NYPL Central Library


Museum of Natural History's plans for Teddy Roosevelt Park


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