Santa Maria Novella

Recreating a 15th century barbershop in NYC

Santa Maria Novella is famous for being one of the world's oldest pharmacies, first founded in 1221 in Florence, Italy by the Dominican Friars. By Kenyan has recreated a 1920s-inspired barbershop inside Earnest Sewn’s Meatpacking district location for Santa Maria Novella’s pop-up shop. Highlights included an antique barber chair and a variety of hand-sourced furniture and wall décor meant to evoke the spirit of the old-world apothecary.