When youre an underground scenester known among the downtown fashion elite for directing photo shoots, designing outlandish rhinestone-studded trucker hats, and organizing the Bowie Ball like Deryck Todd glamorously does every year, there comes a time when youre ready to take the spotlight yourselfand for Todd, that time is now. Thanks to pals like Patricia Field, who sells his designs at her Bowery boutique, he is launching his 2011 Spring/Summer collection, aptly titled Diamond District, with a banga huge party filled with glittery club revelers and probably half-clothed celebs. Tonights celebration also includes exclusive Todd tees, tanks, and hats for sale.
Thu., June 9, 7 p.m., 2011
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