Airei complements Dover Street Market The Paris brand development department came with the straps.
In fact, meter after meter, brought by designer Drew Curry to build “The Case for a Tragic Optimism,” a sculpture that boasts a spot at the Time Week presentation. Paris page of the roommates in Los Angeles-based label at the 3537 cultural and creative hub.
Now in its third season, Airei is the 11th brand to enter a partnership with the labels: Eli Russell Linnetz ERL and its kids line, Vaquera, Weinsanto, Honey F-king Dijon, Liberal Youth Ministry, Rassvet, Sky High Farm, Youths in Balaclava and Phileo – supported in various ways by Adrian Joffe’s rather a fashion group.
“Dover Street Market believed in me or saw something before anyone else. I know it’s a tight-knit family so when Adrian [Joffe] ask me to be a part of [DSMP], I knew it would be an important and right step,” he said.
Curry launched Airei after “a 10-year journey of trying to find my voice, creating things, failing, and then creating more,” he said in a previous interview, based on the label. The sign is the desire to explore dichotomy. He begins with the name, an ancient Greek word that came to him in a dream and means “to cut off” or “to raise”.
Which is almost full circle here. “The rope isn’t really something that can hold you back, but maybe it’s more like an idea that’s holding you back,” says Curry. In the case of the American designer, there may be the idea that “when [he] When I first started making clothes, Paris Fashion Week was so far away that I felt it would never be possible. ”
Hence why his performance – and the fall 2022 collection – will be all about well-thought-out cuts.
Starting at 1:00 p.m. on January 22, Curry will bring scissors to her installation at the same time as “Plight,” its third collection, digitally revealed on FHCM’s platform. Visitors to 3537 will be able to see a trio of styles at the heart of the performance, including a soundscape created in collaboration with Norwegian musician Cashmere Cat.
If exploring Curry’s collection and settings wasn’t enough of a reason to visit 3537, the multi-use space offers so much more in a program called “Entertainment Week” that kicked off on Wednesday. Three.
Immediately following the installation of the LA-based label was the first appearance of the Black Market Comme des Garçons, a “semi-closed, semi-closed, fly-in-the-night, fleeting shop” offering – you guessed it – items only from the brand in that shadow.
Those craving additional shades can head back to the courtyard, where they can choose between Phipps Gold Label Vintage, offering vintage pieces, and deadstock customized by Paris-based designer Spencer Phipps. Adjust or push the door to the Dover Street Mini-Market, which has given the residence open space after leaving its first home on the Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré.
The sweet pastels of ERL Kids live together with the ultra-cool skateboards from Rassvet and the dramatic glamor of Weinsanto, along with the rest of the 11 brands under the auspices of the DSMP in a landscape painting by the artist. Graham Hudson of London imagines and has tubes filled with bubbling water. buckets turned into impromptu fountains.
Other discoveries throughout the building’s floors include “plant-based technology” imagined by eco-friendly footwear brand Viron, which harnesses the sounds produced by plants to create music; the Thursday screening of “I Miss You,” a documentary about the Rassvet crew’s trip from Paris to Mexico; as well as a monumental sculpture by Parisian artist Elia Valet and works by Ukrainian photographer Sofiya Loriashvili.
And of course, for those who live for the ‘gram’, no visit would be complete without a spin in the “Instagram IRL” pop-up space, which offers a colorful maze of things moments worth capturing on social networks, as imagined by famous French people. Creative Jean-Jacques N’djoli.
https://wwd.com/fashion-news/fashion-features/airei-dover-street-market-paris-little-market-comme-des-garcons-black-market-instagram-ndjoli-entertainment-week-1235037030/ Los Angeles-based Label Airei Joins Dover Street Market Paris – WWD