The Afternoon Wrap: Thursday

Tom Ford's new menswear boutique on Madison hopes to “redefine luxury, from suits to nuts.” But with its decorative maids, $1,900 pajamas (monogram sold separately), and by-appointment-only fitting areas, “the reality is more akin to a luxury store in a second-tier market during the mid-90's.” [NYT]


Bushwick's new development project at 979 Willoughby Avenue might herald “the next hipster haven,” but aren't the tastemakers fleeing Williamsburg for Bushwick because it lacks fancy new condos, “whose interiors soar to great heights”? [Brooklyn Daily Eagle via Curbed]

 
The founders of the Tribeca Film Festival have come under fire for apparently using “9/11 to promote their endeavors.” At least we can all rest assured knowing exploitation of this nature would never happen in politics! [NY Mag]