Scores of hipsters flooded The Park last Wednesday to join the scruffy boys of A.R.E. Weapons — Matthew McAuley, Brain McPeck and Paul Sevigny — in celebrating the release of their new album, “A.R.E. Weapons.” Upstairs, guests including Hope Atherton, Karolina Kurkova, Glynnis McDaris, Tom Sachs and Mirabelle Marden downed bottles of Rhinegold beer, while out on Tenth Avenue, smokers gathered before elbowing their way back in to the party.
The dress code: stripes, dots, trucker’s caps and disheveled chic.
This story first appeared in the April 8, 2003 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.