When we spotted Solange Knowles
stepping out of her car on Mercer street last night, we did a double-take. Gorgeous hair? Check. Funkified DVF dress? Yep. Killer Ash heels? Uh-huh. Of course, the musician was en route to the opening party of the Ash flagship store
, co-hosted by your fave online destination—yours truly. She also kindly played hostess-to-the-mostess, rocking her much-copied style while browsing the future-perfect space filled with tough stilettos, bucked-up pumps, and hardcore boots (plus some studded styles for dudes). Other trend-setters were in abundance, including Hannah Bronfman
, with party buddy Daisy Johnson
in tow, Avenue
editor-in-chief Peter Davis
star Shenae Grimes
(finishing up her summer internship with Teen Vogue
), Timo Weiland
, swimsuit designer Lorenzo Martone
, The Glamourai
(aka Kelly Framel), and architect turned perfumer Carlos Huber
. With Becka Diamond
supplying the tunes, champers by Nicholas Feuillatte, and, yes, feathers and braiding, by 8 p.m. the crowd was ready to keep Hump Day going...more on that tomorrow, wink.
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All photos by Neil Rasmus/BFAnyc.com