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We are such optimists. With a name like that, we went to the opening night party, expecting to find a sea of shoes. Instead, we found something more like a fresh-water lake. Yes, a fair number of shoes, but very similar and all brands that naturally share the same habitat anyway: Jeffrey Campbell, Sechelles, Dolce Vita, Candela NYC, and Sam Edelman, among others. The offerings also include vintage shoes, and bags from local faves like Dean and Kime Buzzelli. The store is basically the Urban Outfitters shoe department, taking over the space left by Alife. (But Urban Outfitters still has shoes in the store, go figure.) And apparently, it's not a popup, but an official addition to the Space 15 Twenty lineup. It's a pretty sweet little getup, styled in 70's finery: If the Brady Bunch house had an opium den, this is what it would look like. Ahhh-MAZING. Pictures may be worth a thousand words, but we can't say it emphatically enough: the store itself is glorious. Let's hope they build a collection of merchandise that's roughly its equal.
· Space 15 Twenty [Official Site]
· Urban Outfitters [Official Site]