By  on April 16, 2014

A lot has changed in Brooklyn in the 15 years since Bird first opened at 430 Seventh Avenue, in Park Slope, and more than a few of those changes have come under the direct influence of Bird itself. Or, rather, the store’s owner Jennifer Mankins, whose fashion and retail point of view has shaped a highly specific aesthetic now synonymous with Brooklyn, though the borough’s stylistic proclivities have long since transcended its geographic borders.

This story first appeared in the April 17, 2014 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.

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