SPACE INVADER: DIGITARIA
london taunts us with its coolness yet again.
And though TopShop recently crossed the Atlantic - and thus evened the playing field - a new store is vying to stack the deck in London's favor.
It's Digitaria, a boutique (and gallery, and dance floor...) created by Athens fashion mavens Eleftheria Arapoglou and Stavros Karelis.
Besides their clothes (and those of some friends), the shop holds a rotating crop of contemporary art, with the first Thursday of each month reserved for an in-store, anyone-come breakfast with the artist.
There's also a series of "Happenings" from performance artist Scottee, including a makeup workshop with Johnny Woo and a fashion lecture from Emma Bell.
Digitaria is so packed with need-to-see coolness, it makes us Americans throw up our hands in surrender. But at least they'll never have Blair and Little J...