Track Stars

 

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Retro inspired and the inspiration originals… classic 70’s track shoes are winning the race this summer!

LEFT COLUMN: SAUCONY JAZZ ORIGINALS $95; VEJA RIO BRANCO ALVEOMESH $160; ADIDAS ORIGINALS SL72 $100; CONVERSE RUN STAR TRAINER $90

RIGHT COLUMN: ONCEPT MONTREAL $300; NIKE WAFFLE TRAINER $100; ONITSUKA TIGER MEXICO 66 $160; LOEWE FLOW RUNNER $790

 

The Swimmer

 

ED RUSCHA, POOL #2, from the Pools Series, 1968/1997 (Courtesy:the artist and Gagosian)

 
Now on view at The FLAG Art Foundation is The Swimmer, an expansive group exhibition inspired by John Cheever’s 1964 short story of the same name. Artists include Henni Alftan, Leonard Baby, Conrad Bakker, Burt Barr, Dike Blair, Martin Boyce, Katherine Bradford, Vija Celmins, Zoe Crosher, Nancy Diamond, Elmgreen & Dragset, Tony Feher, Robert Gober, Wayne Gonzalez, Jim Hodges, Reggie Burrows Hodges, Ludovic Nkoth, Amy Park, Jack Pierson, Alessandro Raho, Calida Rawles, Ed Ruscha, Melanie Schiff, Cindy Sherman, Cynthia Talmadge, Deanna Templeton, Paul Thek, Stephen Truax.

Published in The New Yorker in the wake of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, The Swimmer is emblematic of mid-century America’s changing perception of its own relationship to class, idealism, and failure, evergreen issues as relevant today as sixty years ago. The film based on the book was released in 1968, starring Burt Lancaster as Cheever’s protagonist, Neddy Merrill, who embarks on the novel adventure to swim home by way of his affluent neighbor’s swimming pools. Read More

 

Celebrate in American Style!

 

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With the Paris 2024 Olympics on the horizon, it’s go Team USA! Let’s hear it for the stars and stripes, and the red, white, and blue with these patriotic all-summer styles.

LEFT COLUMN: RALPH LAUREN TEAM USA OPENING CEREMONY BLAZER $998; GUCCI EMBROIDERED STRIPED COTTON-TWILL FEDORA $620; FRAME VARSITY SHORT $148; RUE DE VERNEUIL SMALL TOTE $260

CENTER COLUMN: NOAH BEEF TEE $48; NETTIE PICKLEBALL PADDLE $79.99; ADIDAS ADICOLOR 3-STRIPES MAXI DRESS $60

LEFT COLUMN: MELISSA ODABASH PONZA STRIPED BIKINI TOP $126 & BOTTOM $126; DSQUARED2 DIAMOND SUPERSTAR WASH DENIM SKIRT now $55o; LA DOUBLEJ LAKSHMI STAR PRINT SURF SUIT $450; GOLDEN GOOSE SUPERSTAR MIXED LEATHER LOW TOP SNEAKERS $595

 
 

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