70s Subway Map Dress: $249.90 from Nordstrom
What particularly excites Kabak is that the lauded 1970s map has morphed into high fashion as "a sweetly styled silk dress with a fitted bodice and full, pleated skirt," according to the Nordstrom web site, which is selling it for $249.90.
The designer of the dress, New Yorker Christian Francis Roth tells via email that it's part of his 2009 "Gangs of New York" collection, "inspired by Gossip Girl culture combined with the 1979 gang movie 'The Warriors.'" Roth says the dress is modeled after the
subway map that appears in the opening sequence of the classic New York