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The GQ at Park & Bond holiday pop up shop at 414 14th Street in Meatpacking is officially open for business, and we stopped by last night to take a walk around. Basically, if you're a sharp dressed man or if you have a boyfriend who needs new clothes, there's something to be bought. The store is, literally, the internet come to life, as it's a mix of items found on Park & Bond, including items from the GQ shop and GQ's "Selects" and "Best Stuff of the Year."
Everything is also extremely organized and easy to shop: When you first walk in, you'll see a large rack of outerwear bearing coats and jackets from Spiewak, Penfield, Woolrich, , and Filson, with Vince sweaters fluffing the whole thing out. Nearby, there's an accessories table with Psycho Bunny scarves, Jack Spade mittens, and over in a display case, vintage Rolex watches running for upwards of at least $3,000—if you're so inclined to splurge.
There's another rack of bright, colorful beachy clothes all hung on hangers wrapped with rope. Here, you'll also find Lacoste polos in every color imaginable and Orlebar swim trunks. Looking for denim instead, perhaps? Check out the stacks of Naked and Famous and Levi's, paired with Comme des Garçons and Shipley and Halmos sweaters.
On the personal hygiene front, there are Le Labo fragrances, C.O. Bigelow products, and Marvis toothpaste—all of which are nealty package and very guy-friendly. Any of those would make a great gift (and would send the hint to "clean up," if necessary), as would the giant display of Happy Socks. Plus, there are a bunch of ties and other small accessories nearby.
Other notables include Common Projects and Converse shoes, Jack Spade bags, and more wares from Thom Browne, Gant Rugger, and Inhabit. And since this is GQ and Park & Bond, the sales staff is made up of very attractive dudes.
For more info on the products up for grabs, check out the GQ at Park & Bond site. The pop up runs until December 18, and they'll be hosting special Gilt City events, GQ editor events, sporting events—you name it—until the end.
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