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Pop-Up Shops: Iisli Gets Cubed on Bond Street

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    Pop-Up Shops: Iisli Gets Cubed on Bond Street

    The architecturally exciting block of Bond between Bowery and Lafayette, home to Ian Schrager's 45 Bond, just got what passes for architecturally exciting in terms of pop-up shops: A giant portable store-within-a-store.

    "The cube," as its called, is a 1,000-square-foot space with its own lighting, racks, and fitting rooms that can be erected as a self-contained shop within any empty storefront (in this case, a storefront in the condo building25 Bond.) It's the first official store for the "high-end contemporary" company Iisli, which up until now has been selling at department stores like Nordstrom and Bergdorf. The clothes might not be for everyone—WWD describes a fall-winter collection "ranging from $98 for a T-shirt with subtle crystal logos on each sleeve to $1,000 for a sequin-encrusted sweater coat"—but if it's not your style, don't worry: By February the whole cube will have packed up and left anyway.
    · Iisli Pops Up on Manhattan's Bond Street [WWD]
    · 25 Bond Unveiled [Curbed]