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Thread NY alerts us to the arrival of boutique Skyfish to the Lower East Side. The minimalist space is dedicated almost entirely to swimwear by the owners, FIT grads Angel Garafalo and Lauren Pratt, although it also carries Pratt's bag line, Boyfriendbag.
This is not classic Nantucket beachwear we're talking about here: Skyfish specializes in trendy, print-happy, sexed-up bikinis and maillots with a distinctly city feel. Since nobody else in the neighborhood focuses on swim, the shop should do just fine on Rivington Street, even if it's ever so slightly off the beaten path—the location is on the east side of Clinton, towards Attorney, in a region that's less cluttered with hipster retail than the streets just to the west.
· Now Open: Skyfish [Thread NY]
· Skyfish [Official Site]