Vintage Alaïa, Gaultier, and Margiela at the Michèle Lamy-Hosted Byronesque Launch

Byronesque, an editorial and e-commerce website dedicated to fine vintage fashions sealed with a contemporary flare celebrated its launch with exquisite pieces from the past, and cocktails, of course.

Eccentric fashion maven Michèle Lamy joined Milk Studios, Glenn O’Brien and Mazdack Rassi to host a night of viewing and shopping. The space was tucked away, multiple staircases up, in the abandoned space located in the regal James Farley Post Office.

Fashion enthusiasts – from Upper East Side wasps to hot-glue-gunning, platform-shoe-wearing club kids with purple hair – enjoyed an exhibit showcasing superb vintage pieces. Coveted designs from Alaïa to Margiela were available displayed for purchase as a DJ rocking retro beats blasted music nearby.

Entering the surreal space, an instillation of modern televisions greeted you with films and graphics including the heartwarming, gold encrusted grin of Michèle Lamy herself. Feeling more like the aesthetic of a museum, it almost made you forget that a $2,000 Vivienne Westwood t-shirt could be purchased just steps away.

Obsessed already? Don’t get your Agent Provocateur panties in a bunch just yet. The exhibit and boutique is open to the fashion-addicted public December 12th through 15th, from 11 a.m. – 8 p.m., making it the perfect place to find a prime gem for the sartorially obsessed person in your life this holiday season.


The Vivienne Westwood $2,000 Tee

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