We wouldn't immediately peg Leigh Lezark, one third of the DJ trio The Misshapes, as a Matthew Williamson kind of chick. While the stylin' spinner seems more at home in black than bright, Lezark is changing up her look by serving as an inspiration to the British designer, a collaboration that resulted in a limited-edition silk caftan commissioned by Belvedere's newest offering, Pink Grapefruit. The high-end vodka-maker is known for bringing on fash-forward folks to create one-of-a-kind creations, and this summery confection is no exception, with a dreamy shape that's perfection for a night on the town or a day on the shore. We thought nothing could be more fun than to celebrate this partnership with a look at the Lezark's fave places in the city, from the coolest dance party in town to vintage good enough to display behind the turntables.
Here's her five top picks to help you start thinking pink:
1.Frock: "It's a great vintage shop without the grandma smell--perfect for when I need a last-minute outfit for a gig."
170 Elizabeth Street (between Kenmare and Spring streets); 212-594-5380
2. Tompkins Square Park: "This little dog run is the best in the city."
7 East 10th Street (between Avenue A and Avenue B); 212-387-7685
3. B.East: "Thursday nights [gay nights] is the best dance-party in town."
Downstairs at Broadway East, 171 East Broadway (near Rutgers Street); 212-228-3100
4. Kenmare: "Paul Sevigny and Nur Khan's restaurant has great food and a fun downstairs club."
98 Kenmare Street (at Mott Street); 212-274-9898.
5. L'Artisan Parfumeur: "I absolutely love the perfumes and candles from this French boutique."
L'Artisan Parfumeur at Henri Bendel, 712 Fifth Avenue (at 56th Street) 2nd floor; 212-904-7910
All of our readers are invited to Belvedere Pink Grapefruit's Day Dance party this Saturday, May 15 from 1-4 p.m. at their pop-up "Macertation Lounge" in the Meatpacking! There's world-class DJs, amazing décor, and tons of free cocktails. Just RSVP below!
Belvedere Pink Grapefruit Pop-up
414 West 14th Street (between 9th Avenue and Washington Street)
To RSVP email: email@example.com* *RSVPS required, no one under 21 admitted
The first 50 Refinery29 guests to arrive will receive a limited-edition Matthew Williamson scarf in the print inspired by Belvedere Pink Grapefruit with the same fabrication and pattern as the caftan (P.S. these are not sold in stores!). Plus, one charmed reader will score the caftan, a $1,060 value.All you have to do is post a pic of yourself on our Facebook wall wearing your pinkest outfit. Our favorite will score the prize!
We'll announce the lucky winner on our Twitter and Facebook page tomorrow at noon. (*To claim your prize, you must attend the party on Saturday.)