Tribeca shirt-making czar Steven Alan has convinced 50 of his friends to take 80 percent off their gear. That means Rogan apparel, Relwen polos, and footwear from Alden and Common Projects. He's also convinced himself, so, yes, Steven Alan gear will be on sale too.
Things to do for November 20, 2009
Le Cirque Parties and Underground Brunches
The weekend seems a bit overdue.
Le Cirque Does Nightlife
After 35 years serving items flambé and refolding Anna Wintour's napkin, Sirio's French food fortress is exploring bold new territory: parties. They'll be throwing a weekly soiree starting tonight and if it's anything like the recent Halloween bash, there'll be no shortage of models, celebrity photographers and scantily clad zombies requesting "Thriller."
Giorgio Armani is taking over the Metropolitan Pavilion this weekend, and he brought the whole family. Which means Emporio, Collezioni and Armani Jeans are in the house. You can count on leather jackets, trenches, and attractive Italians looking for jackets and trenches.
When you're strategically hidden below 9th Street, protected from the impending cold weather, bunkering down for brunch seems like a solid plan of attack for late November. So allow us to mention the sticky buns, shrimp 'n' grits with merguez sausage, and lobster fondue. The four different Bloody Marys can speak for themselves.
Best known for magically giving Johnny scissor hands, turning Jack into the Joker, and creating some expertly creepy cartoons, Tim Burton is now unearthing some sketches and sculptures. Plan on gothic whimsy. Also plan on having nightmares after viewing.
Cafe Gitane Opens in The Jane Hotel
The Jane Ballroom is dark, but just when you thought all hope was lost, Nolita Euro-café stalwart Cafe Gitane is moving into the other side of the lobby. Expect plenty of avocado toast and enough scene to wash it down...