Tuesday 16 Nov 2010


BOFFO and SPILIOS GIANAKOPOULOS presented BUILDING FASHION: a series of collaborations celebrating architecture and fashion design.
New York, NY -

Announcing the fourth installation in Building Fashion's celebration of cutting
edge design. The fourth of five rotating installations were unveiled on October 21st with the first ever stand alone retail installation by 2010 Swarovski Menswear Designer of the year Richard Chai.

The Richard Chai Store, which resembles a Cave was a temporary retail installation created by Snarkitecture in collaboration with designer Richard Chai. Carved from the confines of an existing structure beneath the High Line, this installation enveloped visitors within a glacial cavern excavated from a single material. The Cave featured collections for men and women.

The final installation in the Building Fashion series was an avant-garde newcomer, Siki Im and architecture firm Leong Leong, presented by architecture, entertainment magazine, PIN-UP.

BOFFO is a non-profit arts and culture organisation based in New York City, founded in 2009 by Faris Al-Shathir and Gregory Sparks.

Boffo And Spilios Gianakopoulos