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Our man about town Jared Hatch heads over to Post 27 to check out Evelyn Daitchman's Axis of Evelyn curated collection before it launches Saturday.
We stopped by Post 27 earlier today hoping to get a sneak peek at clothing collector, Evelyn Daitchman's Axis Of Evelyn's co-curated collection set to launch this Saturday. We arrived to find a gorgeous large extended armoire, a medical rack, suspended dressing room curtain rods, and a sex-pot installing more store fixtures. No clothing yet, but we'll let the suspense build because we know the launch event on Saturday will be totally worth it. If there's one thing we've always admired Post 27 for, it's their off-kilter taste when seeking independent designers and the stiff mix of vintage with fresh contemporary.
Until now, Post 27 has only played purveyor of the eclectic interior in the arenas of furniture, housewares, and home accessories. This Saturday, owner Angela Finney-Hoffman will branch her business into the realm of a complete West Town lifestyle by selling Axis' vintage costumes and clothing. With inspiration derived from Antwerp's Walter Van Beirendonck, Angela strives to achieve a higher end lifestyle outlet and shows no signs of slowing her momentum in that direction. The curatorial collaboration between Axis of Evelyn and Post 27 is only the start of becoming a lifestyle store as Angela explains. "After the Axis launch, we'll continue to seek out clothing collectors and designers?" hence maintaining her stock of wearables.
Highlights to look for when you show up between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. this Saturday, Jan 15th: a 70's cropped mink coat, yellow and tan suede jacket, leather handbags, vintage lingerie, mens shoes and belts, Chicago Lyric Opera costumes, felted hats, plus super shiny accessories for both sexes.
· Post 27 [Official Site]
· Axis of Evelyn [Axis of Evelyn]