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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 […]

PORTS 1961 presents the No. 10 Bag

Ports 1961 presents the No. 10 Bag, an iconic piece from the maison’s first line of handbags and tribute to the item the brand built its empire on, the No. 10 Blouse. In 1961, founder Luke Tanabe designed a collection to empower working women in a world still dominated by men; his idea was to create an essential white shirt in Egyptian cotton […]

Burberry Celebrates Art Of The Trench In Hong Kong

Burberry brought its digital platform, Art of the Trench, to life physically for the first time in Hong Kong tonight with an event celebrating the dynamic city and its creative community. Art of the Trench is a celebration of the iconic Burberry trench coat and the people who wear it. The concept invites people to submit portraits of themselves wearing […]

Kiton Releases New Spring Summer Collection

The new Kiton Spring Summer collection offers a distinctively Italian journey through the vivid sun-kissed contrasts of the Bay of Naples. The entire collection is inspired by the desire to create a new type of daywear that combines casual clothing and high quality tailoring, designed for women who are practical, elegant, feisty and dynamic. Like the city of Naples, contrasts […]

Moncler Opens Its First Boutique In Canada

Moncler, the high-altitude maison which now has a network of stores in the world’s most important cities and most exclusive ski resorts, has added a new shop to its international direct retail network with the inauguration of its first boutique in Toronto, Canada. Designed by the Gilles&Boissier architecture studio, which has worked alongside the brand for a number of years, the new boutique […] Launches Debut Eyewear Collection, ill.i Optics today launches his first-ever eyewear collection, ill.i Optics. The entrepreneur and glasses connoisseur has partnered with designer George Gorrow to create a collection of sunglasses and optical styles for men and women – designed in LA, handmade in Italy and born from a life-long passion for experimental eyewear. “I see a gap in the world of eyewear and this is my installment of what I feel is […]

Fashion Saturdays at Le Bristol Paris

Back in the 1960s, Le Bristol Paris was already a firm favourite with fashion aficionados. This grand hotel has now reclaimed its role as a player in the fashion world with its now famous Fashion Saturdays. From 2:30 pm until 4:00 pm you can admire signature garments from a particular collection, worn by models who mix with the guests as […]