Saturday brings designer Kieran Ionescu’s premier of BlackArm Bespoke - a new locally made shoe and boot line. BlackArm Bespoke has been in the works for a long while, Kieran apprenticed in Hungary and now hes back and launching with high fashion. Together with Victor and Sarah, they will show what they have been up to and talk a bit about how they do it. It all happens Saturday night at LabourLove Gallery.
Location: LabourLove Gallery
Type: Music/Arts - Exhibit & Panel Discussion
Date: Saturday, December 5, 2009
Time: 6:00pm - 9:00pm
On Saturday December the 5th, BlackArm Bespoke will hold its official launch party with special guests Raleigh Denim as part of LabourLove’s new weekend lounge. LabourLove has teamed up with Triangle Catering to offer a light menu and drinks to help you wind down from the hectic work week.
Kieran Ionescu of BlackArm Bespoke traveled Europe and Asia to study the art of bespoke shoe making. Since his return to Durham, Kieran has completed his first line of shoes and he’s ready to share them with you for the first time.
Victor Lytvinenko and Sarah Yarborough started Raleigh Denim to create a locally sourced, handmade brand of jeans in the tradition of classic North Carolina fine denim. Raleigh Denim can be found at such well respected stores as Barney’s New York, Butter by Eva Gentry, and one of Raleigh’s favorite shops, Stitch by Holly Aiken.
BlackArm Bespoke and Raleigh Denim will show off their wares at LabourLove, and give brief presentation on their passion for locally manufactured goods. This is a night to celebrate the creativity and ingenuity of our local designers and innovators.