Highbrow Fashion in Gritty Spaces

These global brands made a splash in New York by going super-local.

The Cock is a low-ceilinged, pitch-dark East Village dive that has been described by one website as “the last filthy gay bar in New York.” It shuns publicity, having been frequently raided by police back in the 1990s during the Giuliani administration, and is infamous for its cruisy sex scene. For those reasons, it seems an unlikely site for party hosted by a luxury fashion company.

But last month, Farfetch, the online fashion retailer based in London, held a party there to celebrate Pride. The artist Stephen Tashjian, better known as Tabboo!, covered the facade with original artwork. And

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