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Brooklyn boutique mini-chain Bird is beloved by many ladies for it's excellent selection of designer merchandise from labels like Rachel Comey, 3.1 Phillip Lim and Tsumori Chisato. And soon, men will be able to get in on the action. We've just received word that owner Jennifer Mankins will be shuttering the current Bird Park Slope (at 430 Seventh Ave) to open another Slope store on bustling Fifth Ave. From the email:
Our new location in Brooklyn, 316 5th Avenue, will not only carry our usual hand-picked selection of women’s clothing and accessories (including the first shipment of our new line of eco-knitwear, Green Bird!), but will also carry menswear, which we’re super excited about.
It's been known for some time that Mankins was opening another location in Williamsburg—she's even been blogging the process on Brooklyn site Brownstoner. And now, a Slope relocation? The lady has got some serious work on her plate now. Of course, a shuttering of any sort means markdowns galore, and prices at the current Slope outpost will begin serious price slashing July 11th (50% off). Each week, the markdowns will increase by 10% until the store actually closes up on July 28th. (Previous to this, both the Slope store and the Smith Street location will be having a sale with 25 to 40% off clothing and accessories). The new Bird Park Slope is expected to open August 1st.
· Bird [Official Site]