When we first launched the site, it was this map of 29 independent designers and boutiques in New York.
It was a good variety, but not an overwhelming number.
"Yeah, erm, the train was delayed guys, total nightmare. From buying it, to applying it, to how it makes me feel. And I don’t feel like I’m covering up or masquerading as someone more exciting or badass, but like I’m celebrating exactly who I am on the inside.
New York Fashion Week is a cultural moment everyone's aware of, but that so few people are invited to.
We wanted to take New York Fashion Week and create an inclusive brand moment that showed how we have our roots in style, but also how our brand is really 360-degrees of a woman's life."Albie Hueston: "Piera and I talk about what's happening in the world and what's timely. You might, for example, experience empathy with a transgendered person who really struggled with coming to terms with that.
We started it to celebrate independent style, style as self expression, and cultural curators.
Similar to that original map of 29 spaces, we loved the idea of creating this wonderland of 29 different spaces with 29Rooms, where we would work with 29 different creative collaborators that really represented a lot of the different viewpoints and disciplines that are creating culture in PG: "We wanted to do something with New York Fashion Week timing, because our brand has its roots in style.
This weekend, 20,000 people will travel to a warehouse in Williamsburg, for the (now sold out) third year of 29Rooms.