UGG Launches Spring/Summer 2016 Campaign: It’s Always UGG Season

The Top-3 Ranked Footwear Brand* Encourages Customers to Get Out There, Feel the Warmth and Embrace the Spirit of Spring

The UGG® brand, known for its products that offer unparalleled warmth and comfort throughout the winter months, is proud to offer product that is equally comfortable and cool this spring. The concept of the latest campaign was to bring Spring in Your Step with imagery that captures the feeling and energy that surrounds the first warm days of the year while showcasing the breadth of product the brand has to offer outside of the fall and winter seasons.

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The new spring collection infuses timeless silhouettes with signature UGG comfort,” says Jennifer Somer, Vice-President of UGG®, Women’s. “We are bringing the incredible comfort the brand is so synonymous with for fall and winter and infusing it into our spring line so that now all of our sneakers, sandals and slippers encapsulate the famous UGG DNA. In short, UGG is a brand that is worn and loved all year round“.

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Jasmine Tookes wearing the Classis Short in the UGG Spring/Summer 2016 Campaign (PRNewsFoto/The UGG Brand)


Andreea Diaconu wearing TheJanie Sandal in the UGG spring/Summer 2016 Campaign (PRNewsFoto/The UGG Brand)


Andreea Diaconu wearing The Rella in the UGG spring/Summer 2016 Campaign (PRNewsFoto/The UGG Brand)

UGG® Women Spring Collection

From classic silhouettes to strappy sandals and sneakers, the spring collection evokes a feeling of casual confidence, timeless style and versatility. Setting the stage with iconic silhouettes in bold colors; the Classic Short and Classic Mini are available in bright Skyline and Primer colorways while the new Auburn Serape takes cues from traditional Latin American textiles. Bridging the heritage and casual styling with the lightweight comfort of Treadlite By UGG™ soles; the Rella is a spring iteration of the Classic Boot with a subtle heel while the sneaker-inspired Laurelle, and luxe sport-sandal Kari round out the collection. Adding a playful touch, 70’s styling makes the platform Janie sandal an easy retro pick with nailhead details and vintage inspired leather.

UGG® For Men Spring Collection


RJ Rogenski wearing the Hepner Woven in the UGG Spring/Summer 2016 Campaign (PRNewsFoto/The UGG Brand)

Classic chukkas, driving mocs, and sneakers encompass the range of options that deliver UGG® quality, craftsmanship and comfort. The UGG® For Men collection features the popular Classic Boot-inspired Neumel chukka, the Hulman Perf and Freamon Capra chukka – both grounded in a Treadlite By UGG™ sole, the slip-on Henrick Perf driving moc, and the Bueller casual sneaker in a fresh, all-white colorway.

Shot by world renowned photographer and LA-native Cass Bird recognized for her fresh and youthful artistic style, the campaign, shot on location at Rolling Stone Ranch in upstate New York, encapsulates the emotional and physical connection we all have with the first days of spring – to be outside and free in the moment.

Alex White; a fashion industry veteran, well-known stylist and Fashion Director at Large for Porter Magazine, styled the campaign created in partnership with The Wednesday Agency NYC under the creative direction of Semjon von Doenhoff. The cast included three of the most notable models in today’s industry: Andreea Diaconu, Jasmine Tookes and RJ Rogenski.

Beginning this month, the brand’s new spring collection can be purchased online at or experienced firsthand at all UGG® concept stores worldwide and at select retailers. To find an UGG® location near you, please visit

Holt Renfrew Launches Seasonal Campaign: “Spring. All Together at Holts”

Canada’s Holt Renfrew has launch its latest campaign, “Spring. All together at Holts”. The campaign turns the lens onto the Holts community and spotlights the diverse style sensibilities and backgrounds of Canadians, from right across the country. This marks Holt Renfrew’s second All together at Holts seasonal campaign, which celebrates and illuminates the Holt Renfrew shopping experience.

Celebrating a 179-year heritage, Holt Renfrew is recognized worldwide for an inspired shopping experience. Founded in 1837 as a modest hat shop, Holt Renfrew would soon become a purveyor of fashion to Her Majesty Queen Victoria. In the 1930s, Holt Renfrew began to establish exclusive accounts with leading European designers, hosting Christian Dior himself in 1947 as he launched his “New Look“. After many years of foreign ownership Holt Renfrew was acquired in 1986 by W. Galen and the Hon. Hilary M. Weston. Under Weston ownership Holt Renfrew has become Canada’s destination for luxury retail.

Since 1837, Holt Renfrew has been devoted to being Canada’s destination for elevated style, fine craftsmanship and innovative experiences,” said Alison Simpson, Holt Renfrew’s Senior Vice President of Marketing and Customer Experience. “All together at Holts is about celebrating relationships – and relationships have always been at the very core of our business. We’re thrilled to once again turn the lens on our community and celebrate this group of inspiring ambassadors of Canadian style.

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Holt Renfrew Spring All Together (CNW Group/Holt Renfrew)

18 stylish Holt Icon Privileges customers are featured in the print and digital campaign, each speaking to their individual style, the new season, and being a part of the Holt Renfrew community. Customers include professional basketball player Cory Joseph; musician Calvin Love; writer and columnist Shinan Govani; Munk Debates Chair Rudyard Griffiths; fashion stylist and image consultant Cary Tauben; philanthropist Manjy Sidoo; and fall 2015 All together at Holts social media contest winners Tina Dhillon and Kent Hadi.

All together at Holts was one of my first fashion shoots, it was great to be a part of and step out of my basketball uniform, ” said Joseph, who wears Alexander McQueen, Bottega Veneta and rag & bone. “It’s very exciting to be playing for my hometown team and have the opportunity to partner with brands that I grew up with, like Holt Renfrew.”

Holt Icon Privileges launched in 2015 as a bespoke program designed to recognize and thank Holt Renfrew customers with extraordinary experiences that are completely catered to their needs, wants and desires. Holt Icon members enjoy exclusive access, elevated privileges, indulgences and delights. (For more information on the program, click here.)

Spring. All together at Holts will be live through April 19, 2016. The campaign will be advertised nationally, appear in Holt Renfrew stores across Canada, as well as online at with stunning images, behind-the-scenes footage, and in-depth profiles of all 18 Holt Icon Privileges customers. The images will also appear on the covers of Holt Renfrew’s spring 2016 magazine, and the campaign will come to life in-store with a star-studded launch event, as well as an Instagram ‘must-have’ photo studio, where customers can curate a professional Instagram photo of luxury spring fashion and share with using #AlltogetheratHolts for the chance to win a Holt Renfrew gift card.

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The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay Celebrates 15 Years Of Excellence Along the Northern California Coast

Fifteen years ago on Mach 30, 2001, The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay opened as the San Francisco Bay area’s only luxury oceanfront resort. In celebration of its Crystal Anniversary, guests can enjoy a celebratory overnight experience, as well as crystal-themed treatments in The Ritz-Carlton Spa.


The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay

Situated 23 miles southwest of the San Francisco International Airport, The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay is a 261-room coastal hotel and the San Francisco Bay Area’s only luxury oceanfront resort. Set atop a rugged bluff overlooking 50 miles of pristine California coastline, the timeless oceanfront estate provides guests with a relaxed yet refined experience.Ritz_HalfMoonBay_00192_Galleries_1280x720

Perfect for any celebration – a special birthday or a milestone anniversary – guests can experience the perfect getaway in honor of the resort’s anniversary with the Celebrate You package. Available through December 31, 2016, Celebrate You starts at $705 per night and includes:

  • Coastal view accommodations
  • A Crystal Anniversary amenity
  • One complimentary night – stay for three or more nights and the fourth night is complimentary
  • Daily breakfast for two in Navio
  • Resort Fee and overnight valet parkingRitz_HalfMoonBay_00271_Galleries_1280x720

The Ritz-Carlton Spa offers a lavish setting to indulge in relaxation and rejuvenation and features 16 treatment rooms, including two couple’s rooms and three facial rooms, as well as a co-ed Roman mineral bath. Throughout 2016, guests can enjoy the signature Crystal treatments.

Crystal Radiance Massage 90-minutes

Renew your body and mind with this deeply relaxing, intentional aromatherapy massage. Using blends of essential oils known for their healing properties, your therapist will guide you through meditative breathing techniques as you are massaged using classic long, fluid strokes to relieve muscle tension. To help balance energy and restore equilibrium during your experience, chromo-therapy is infused throughout the treatment. Select from the following intention; Tranquility Clarity Healing. The treatment is $265. Continue reading