SR Luxury Backpacks Launches Month-Long Rivington Street Pop-Up

Posted on: April 1st, 2014 at 6:00 am by
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Despite recent liquor license applications to the contrary, 125 Rivington Street can’t attract a long-term tenant to save its life. Nightlife almost made it here with The Carolinas concept, but that seems to have faded. So, the store continues its track record in recent years as a perennial pop-up shop.

And we have another taker.

The midtown-based SR1990 is opening a month-long boutique at 125 Rivington to hawk its “handcrafted luxury backpacks.” It runs through the end of April. Don’t get too excited, though; it seems their product will most certainly dent your financials. A quick glance at the website shows that packs start at $750 and duffles at $900.

The pop-up store also carries a selection of kicks.

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