Dreaming of the perfect pair of vintage Louboutins? Chicagoans, get ready for luxury for less as the event that reinvigorated Chicago’s fashion scene in October 2010, is back: the second annual decadestwo.1 Windy City Pop-up, which will be held within space519, a concept store located at 900 North Michigan Shops. decadestwo.1 is the Hollywood based luxury retailer that consigns 21st century designer clothing and accessories from the closets of celebrities, stylists and fashion icons and sells the goods at up to 80% off retail. Last year, the boutique expanded nationally, with pop-up events held in cities around the country, and internationally with the launch of their new e-commerce site. As an added feature to this year’s event schedule, co-owner Christos Garkinos has brought on partner and fellow fashion darling, Cameron Silver, on board to showcase his incredible selection of 20th century gowns, handbags, shoes and more from vintage treasure boutique, Decades, as well as his just-launched contemporary line, decadesdenim.
This time around the duo has opted to partner with space519, the much buzzed about new retailer located on level five at 900 North Michigan Shops. The decadestwo.1 pop-up will be open to the public on Saturday, April 2 (hours: 10 am – 7 pm) and Sunday, April 3 (hours: noon – 6 pm). The stunning designer clothing, shoes and accessories will be specially selected for Chicago clientele and with the launch of their $250 dress section, denim and the addition of MRE Jewelry, there will truly be something for everyone! space519’s well curated assortment of accessories, apparel, apothecary, and home items will remain in place for the weekend as well.
decadestwo.1 is the ultimate fashion forward, sourcing designer and red-carpet clothing and accessories, editing the world’s best closets and selling to fashion lovers and collectors world-wide. With an expert eye for style and a keen sense of the marketplace, co-owner Christos Garkinos travels the globe acquiring nearly – and often totally – new designer goods and offers them to exuberant shoppers at up to 80% off retail. Garkinos’ clientele relies on his unparalleled talent for sourcing cutting-edge fashion while treasure hunting amidst fashion’s most exclusive closets. The brand’s multi-platform offerings include the flagship Melrose boutique, a nationwide pop-up tour, partnerships with InStyle and HauteLook and the recently launched e-commerce site, decadestwo1.com, expanding their fashion network to include more than 3500 consigners worldwide and a customer base that reaches the far beyond their Los Angeles roots. Surpassing sales records season after season, the business has received critical acclaim from The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times. Named one of the most 15 fashionable men in the world by Japanese Vogue, Garkinos has been seen in the pages ELLE, Vanity Fair and Vogue and tapped for his expertise on ABC’s 20/20 and NBC’s Today.
space519. 900 North Michigan Shops on level 5.323.655.0223. http://www.decadestwo1.com/