clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

New High (M)art's "World Fringe," More Info, Plus In-Store Line Nehima Launches

Racked is no longer publishing. Thank you to everyone who read our work over the years. The archives will remain available here; for new stories, head over to, where our staff is covering consumer culture for The Goods by Vox. You can also see what we’re up to by signing up here.

An exclusive piece by Peggy Noland for "World Fringe"

In March, we posted that the New High (M)art's next installment would be "World Fringe: An Ethno, Boho, Afro, Pow-Wow"—a nine-week run, featuring multiple artists. Here's the lowdown: New High (M)art, which features designer-in-residence store installments, is having its first in a series of what it calls "thematic moments," in which it culls together independent designers and products around a central theme, much like a gallery would have a group show. Co-owner T-RIK is quick to make the distinction between what NH(M) does and a pop-up store, as NH(M) is a permanent store, which closes only to re-envision the space for the next show. From T-RIK: "We're consciously trying to distance ourselves from that pop-up word, as it doesn't entirely apply to what we're doing anymore and it's also getting a bit tired." Point taken. The designers on-board for "World Fringe," which debuts this Saturday, April 5, includes locals Society for Rational Dress, Cavern, Whitehorse Couture, The Battalion, Brian Lichtenberg, Goddollars, Telfar and Death/Traitors from New York, Peggy Noland from Missouri, Marvin y Quetzal from Mexico, and Nehima, NH(M)'s in-store line of women's and men's separates launching that night. Expect lots of prints, patterns, colors, textures and a global vibe. [Racked Inbox]
· New High (M)art's Next Pop-Up Revealed: "World Fringe" [Racked]