On Thursday night inside an in any other case nondescript constructing in TriBeCa, Pharrell Williams hosted a cocktail hour and banquet in celebration of the newest sale for his motion firm Joopiter, from Nigo. Getting into the extent stage house, visitors have been greeted by racks of Human Made T-shirts, with New York branding throughout them, earlier than they made their manner downstairs to the principle attraction: Nigo’s assortment.
On show have been the various one-of-a-kind items Nigo is providing up for motion, together with his oversize orange Hermès Birkin bag, a number of pairs of never-worn Levis, Louis Vuitton trunks and shoe-carrying baggage and extra.
Futura requested to be photographed in entrance of the McDonald’s shirt hanging from the wall. (He’d labored on the first McDonald’s in New York again within the day.) “96th Road and Broadway,” he mentioned. “It was 51 years in the past. It was my first legit gig, working for an enormous firm. I had a fantastic expertise.”
Futura, who mentioned he’s recognized Nigo for no less than 25 years, was certainly one of a number of art-world figures available to see the gathering, which is called “From Me to You” after The Beatles. KAWS, Mickalene Thomas, Tyler Mitchell and Cooke Maroney have been additionally there, as have been a handful of celebrities, together with Justin Timberlake and Cara Delevingne.
Timberlake saved his red-tinted sun shades on all evening, in addition to his collar-popped beige high coat.
“How’s the fam?” a visitor requested him as they hugged.
“Fam’s nice,” Timberlake replied, earlier than indulging photographers for a number of snaps.
After taking within the lot and swirling Gray Goose martinis, visitors sat down upstairs amidst a sprawl of Diptyque candles for dinner.