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Commencing September 1st, 2011, arts and culture non-profit BOFFO is proud to present the 2nd Annual BOFFO Building Fashion, a celebration of cutting edge design uniting vibrant architects with acclaimed fashion designers. With the official support of the CFDA, BOFFO hand picked fashion designers to showcase their work with a series of temporary retail installations giving them the opportunity to work with architects and display their work in their first free standing retail environment.
This year’s BOFFO Building Fashion will be located in the 19th-Century cast-iron, landmarked building at 57 Walker Street in Tribeca. BOFFO Building Fashion debuts with the newly appointed Creative Director for Mugler, Fashion Director to Lady Gaga, the creative visionary Nicola Formichetti, followed by top selling young American jewelry designer and celebrity favorite Irene Neuwirth, 2011 CFDA Best Menswear Designer Nominee Patrik Ervell, winners of the 2011 Ecco Domani Fashion Foundation Award for Womenswear, lingerie label The Lake & Stars, and close with the progressive and modern womenswear designerns, 2009 CFDA Vogue Fashion Fund Finalists Ohne Titel.
The 2011 BOFFO Building Fashion Schedule:
“The concept behind the competition is very simple: architects and architectural firms are asked to send projects for retail installations dedicated to five different fashion houses and brands, including Mugler, jewellery designer Irene Neuwirth, menswear designer Patrik Ervell, lingerie brand The Lake & Stars and womenswear design duo Ohne Titel.
The jury includes BOFFO, Architizer and industry leaders including DS&R’s Charles Renfro, Architectonic’s Winka Dubbledam, High Line Co-Founder Robert Hammond and other industry professionals. Winning architects will be warded $20,000 that will go towards the installation” (Zoot Magazine).