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For the past while, the small space at 129 Rivington Street has been a revolving door; a slew of sample sales and temporary shops have gone in and out without a permanent tenant taking over. There's been a locksmith (a LES staple) and vintage boutique Everybody's Going To Heaven, but now, it seems the spot has found a permanent tenant—sort of. Art/fashion/culture website Trendland will be setting up in the space with a new shopping concept called TOUCH. (They will also be sharing the spot with downtown agency Rivington Design House).
Bowery Boogie reports that the new endeavor will bring "together the intangible of the virtual and tangible of the physical world." Exactly what that means, we're not too sure. But we do know that each week, the interior of the store will completely change based on what product is being sold. So, that means that TOUCH will switch up its inner look and feel 52 times a year. Pretty ambitious.—Yale Breslin
· Coming Soon: Touch at 129 Rivington Street [Bowery Boogie]
· TrendLand [Official Site]