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Lord & Taylor isn't the only store to get some holiday window help from local schoolchildren. Cynthia Vincent just teamed up with kids from PS9 on an art project that benefits the Upper West Side elementary school's art program.
First, the kids picked out ten brightly-colored hexagons made of reclaimed leather, choosing five with their eyes open and five with their eyes closed. Then, they threaded the hexagons on strings that Vincent's staff hung in the window of her Nolita store. They also decorated pouches and tote bags using the hexagon motif, which is where the fund-raising comes in: Buy one for $20, and all twenty of your dollars will go to PS9.
To see the windows live, stop by the store's holiday tomorrow night, December 20, from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. All full-priced merchandise will be marked 15% off, and a portion of those sales will also go to the school.
· Lord & Taylor Got Local Kids to Design their Holiday Windows [Racked NY]
· Cynthia Vincent [Official Site]