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Harrods Launches Aquazzura Pop-Up

By Codelia Mantsebo Luxury department store Harrods has launched a pop-up by Aquazzura, featuring its iconic Christy flat in an array of rainbow colors. The selection features a broad palette of bright colors and animal prints, combined with classic dark tones. Harrods will have global exclusivity on colors including watermelon green and leopard print, with prices starting from £415. Located in […]


Introducing the Zegna World Pass

Luxury Italian fashion house Ermenegildo Zegna brings its refined eye and high standards of excellence beyond the realm of fashion and tailoring and enters the world of lifestyle experiences with its introduction of the Zegna World Pass. Zegna believes that one of the most personal relationships a man has is that with his tailor. Creating a custom suit requires more than […]

Zegna World Pass Welcome Kit
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Bionda Castana Announce Opening of London Flagship Store

By Zahra Al-Kateb Cult shoe brand Bionda Castana have opened their first store in London. Founded by Natalia Barbieri and Jennifer Portman in 2007, the brand has been sported by celebrities including Keira Knightley, Taylor Swift, Katy Perry and Eva Mendes and boasts an impressive following. The flagship store is nestled in the heart of Belgravia on Elizabeth Street, a […]

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Ferragamo – A Man's Story

In 1914, 16-year-old Salvatore Ferragamo emigrated from southern Italy to Boston, USA, to join his brother who was working in a boot factory. He was soon to discover that the industrialized setting was at odds with his own vision and convinced his brother to follow him to California. It was here they began to create a made-to-measure shoemaking service. Within five years […]

Shanghai Tang's 20th Anniversary Celebration: Luxury Chinese Fashion Brand Steals The Show

Shanghai Tang celebrated its 20th anniversary with a breathtaking SS15 China Fashion Chic mega fashion show on October 22. Hollywood and Chinese celebrities and members of international fashion elite came together to join the celebration. The show wowed a sophisticated audience with breathtaking designs from Shanghai Tang’s own SS15 collection alongside capsule collections from celebrated Chinese designers Masha Ma and […]

Paul Morelli Opens Madison Avenue Store

Paul Morelli has been designing his eponymous line of made-in-America fine jewelry for over 30 years. Sought after by celebrity stylists and collected by discerning Bergdorf Goodman clientele, the brand first came to the attention of Bergdorf Fashion Director Dawn Mello and has remained the cornerstone of its jewelry department for over two decades. Now, after years of being one […]

Paul Morelli Boutique

Hartmann Celebrates Grand Opening Of Debut North American Flagship

Hartmann celebrated the grand opening of its inaugural North American Flagship store on Tuesday, October 14th at famed New York restaurant Casa Lever. Guests were greeted from the moment they walked in by flight attendants, bellmen and bellwomen. As partygoers entered they walked the Hartmann carpet and were reminded of the brands rich American history while surrounded by vintage Hartmann pieces. The venue was […]

Michael Kors Celebrates the Publication of Young Hollywood (Assouline) By Claiborne Swanson Frank with a Private Dinner in Los Angeles

WHAT:  A dinner hosted by Michael Kors for 150 guests to celebrate the launch of Claiborne Swanson Frank’s new book, Young Hollywood, with a foreword by the designer. Young Hollywood is a body of work by portrait photographer Claiborne Swanson Frank and follows Swanson Frank’s first book with Assouline, American Beauty, published in 2012. Swanson Frank photographed over 60 up-and-coming […]

Brooks Brothers Unveils New Flagship At Aventura Mall

On September 23rd, Brooks Brothers opened its newest retail location at Aventura Mall. The 7,600 square foot retail store will carry the Fall and Winter 2014 Brooks Brothers collections for men and women, the newly introduced “Red Fleece” collection- a spirited twist on Brooks Brothers classics, and the “Fleece” collection for boys and girls. To celebrate the new store, Brooks Brothers will host […]