Patricia Field has found her third home. Or at least her store has. The legendary retailer and stylist, famous for providing the costumes for Carrie, Miranda, Charlotte, and Samantha, has put down stakes once again, this time at 302 Bowery. Although all three locations were within a half-mile radius, the settings have been wildly distinct. On West Eighth Street, where Field opened in 1966, her ultra-outre merchandise was ultimately lost in a sea of schlock, its essential camp factor drowning amid the totally earnest trash at neighboring shops. Then ten years ago, Field opened Hotel Venus in Soho, among the elite and exorbitantly priced boutiques on West Broadway. It was funny, like a punky, transgendered prep school kid giving the... More >>>