SCHIFTER’S NEW DIGS: Schifter & Partners, the accessories company founded in April by former LeSportsac executive Tim Schifter and Gwen Stefani, has opened a Manhattan showroom and headquarters at 40 West 25th Street. The 5,500-square-foot loft space was designed by Seth Howe of the StudioHowe design firm and mimics the aesthetic of the company’s Harajuku Lovers collection designed by Stefani. The firm’s next project, L.A.M.B. handbags, launches for spring.
This story first appeared in the July 24, 2006 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.