The last time local clothier Brooklyn Industries tried to make an ambitious artistic statement in its storefronts, the effort only inspired area graffiti artists.
“Bike Culture not 4 sale,” vandals spray-painted across the retailer’s windows at four different locations last February, denouncing the stores’ displays of tricked-out bicycles and related sales items as an exploitation Read More
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Artsy entreprenurial couple Vahap Avsar and Lexy Funk celebrated the opening of their newest Brooklyn Industries (BKI) store last night in Greenwich Village.
The founders of the burgeoning Williamsburg-based apparel and assessories line took pride in besting Starbucks in an apparent tenant-application Read More
An artist’s artsy rendering (click to expand)
Next month, Brooklyn Industries–Williamsburg’s finest purveyors of hip messenger bags and expensive T-shirts–will open their first Chelsea shop at 8th Avenue and 18th St.
“In a way it’s a big move,” co-founder Vahap Avsar explained. “We allowed ourselves a little bit Read More