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You only have two more days of living in a Manhattan without a Rachel Comey store. Ahead of the June 12th opening of the designer's Soho shop, T magazine took a peek inside the space designed by architect Elizabeth Roberts.
They started with raw materials, such as concrete and stones pulled from Comey's favorite Long Island beach, and "worked back towards form and function," creating a center table to display shoes. "It's important for the store to be a tad funny," Comey said to T, referring to the balance between fashion and life.
Counterbalancing the natural is sumptuous details from interior designer Charles de Lisle, including velvet curtains, customized leather couches, and handmade brass racks.
"I am constantly exploring new items to make," Comey told the magazine. "So I wanted to create a space for that spontaneity to be welcome."
Also, did you know Comey has the best commute ever? Her apartment is in the building next door.
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