The Runway Afternoon Tea, Inspired By The Exhibition “Lagerfeld: The Chanel Shows,” Launches At Four Seasons Hotel London At Ten Trinity Square
The Exhibition Offers An Access All Areas Experience Of Karl Lagerfeld’s Most Influential And Monumental Fashion Shows Will Exhibit For The First Time In The Uk At The Forbes 5-Star Hotel
Widely regarded as one of the most outstanding photographers of his generation, Simon Procter’s exhibition features images captured backstage at Lagerfeld’s shows, providing a glimpse through his lens into the inner world of Chanel and the celebrated designer.
Following the Fall 2020/Winter 2021 shows at Paris Fashion Week, Four Seasons Hotel London at Ten Trinity Square and Art Photo Expo will present the UK debut of Lagerfeld: The Chanel Shows– an exhibition of photographs by renowned British artist Simon Procter, celebrating the work of the late Karl Lagerfeld. The exhibition will launch on March 18, 2020, and will be on display in the Rotunda Bar and Lounge at Four Seasons Hotel London at Ten Trinity Square.
Widely respected in today’s contemporary art scene and acclaimed as one of the most outstanding photographers of his generation, Procter was also one of Karl Lagerfeld’s most trusted documentary photographers, having been granted unprecedented backstage access at the Chanel shows. For more than a decade, Procter’s daring camerawork captured the energy and essence of the Chanel shows, visually recreating the epic sets. From a luscious forest scene to a rocket launch, Procter combines multiple photographs to illustrate in a single image the many perspectives of the intense but fleeting spectacle. Procter also captured images of Lagerfeld preparing models backstage, a privilege afforded to few, offering a unique glimpse into the inner sanctum of the fashion house.
Following Lagerfeld’s death in 2019, Rizzoli devoted a book comprising Procter’s photographs and candid never-before-seen images of Lagerfeld backstage entitledLagerfeld: The Chanel Shows.
Bringing the book to life, the large-scale photographs will line the circular perimeter of the Hotel’s Rotunda Bar and Lounge, and the exhibition will include some never-before-seen artworks. Guests will be offered an unparalleled look into the wide-ranging creativity of one of history’s most respected and iconic designers, making it essential viewing for all lovers of fashion and admirers of Chanel and Lagerfeld’s incomparable legacy.
In addition to the works showcased in Rotunda, limited edition artworks will be available to view and purchase in an adjacent gallery for the duration of the exhibition, with prices starting from GBP 5,500. The Lagerfeld: The Chanel Shows books will also be available for purchase in the gallery, including a limited number of copies signed by Procter himself.
Running until June 30, 2020, visitors can also enjoy The Runway Afternoon Tea inspired by Lagerfeld: The Chanel Shows by Simon Procter and a cocktail crafted by Director of Mixology Harry Nikolaou in celebration of the exhibition.
In a first for the brand, Michael Kors has announced its partnership with the 007 film franchise. To celebrate the release of the 25th James Bond film, No Time To Die, Michael Kors will be debuting a limited-edition capsule collection featuring the coveted Michael Kors Collection Bancroft satchel. The three-piece capsule will be available to shop in select Michael Kors stores around the world, on MichaelKors.com and on the franchise’s official online store, 007Store.com, starting late March.
Crafted in Italy and created exclusively for No Time To Die, the MKC x 007 Bond Bancroft satchel, Bond Carryall and Bond Duffel all channel the sophistication that is synonymous with the James Bond films. The Bond Bancroft satchel, crafted in luxe calf leather, exudes everyday elegance with its refined silhouette and roomy interior. A polished MKC x 007 plaque on the interior lining highlights the special collaboration. In the film, the satchel is seen on pivotal character Moneypenny, played by British actress Naomie Harris, a BAFTA and Academy Award nominee. Rounding out the capsule collection, the Bond Carryall, rendered in calf leather, and Bond Duffel, in luggage-hued cotton canvas, were designed for traveling in style, and feature an exclusive MKC x 007 leather luggage tag.
“Jet set glamour, sophistication, speed, energy—these are all words that come to mind when you think about the world of James Bond,” says designer Michael Kors. “They’re also at the core of our brand DNA. This collaboration was really the perfect union of fashion and film.”
To celebrate the launch of No Time To Die and the unveiling of the MKC x 007 Bond Capsule Collection, Michael Kors will host a star-studded VIP party at its new Milan showroom, followed by a private dinner, during Milan Fashion Week in February.
Calvin Klein, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of PVH Corp., andCalvin Klein Fragrances, a division of Coty Inc., today revealed the new CK ONE underwear and jeans collection and CK EVERYONE, a clean fragrance, both inspired by the raw and rebel spirit of the original CK ONE. The collection and fragrance are unveiled in a global advertising campaign, proclaiming, “I am one, I am many. I love everyone of me.”
A tribute to individuality and the freedom of self-expression, the campaign shot by Glen Luchford stars a group of modern multi-hyphenates including musician and actor Eliot Sumner, skater and photographer Evan Mock, musician and makeup artist MLMA, rapper and dancer Priddy the Opp, and models Cara Taylor and Parker Van Noord. The energic, enigmatic visuals explore the many aspects of self, boldly embracing and proudly showcasing to the world a collective individuality and shattering of the status quo. It is a powerful celebration for those unconstrained by boundaries, gender norms and definitions. The advertising campaign will be featured globally and supported by digital, social, high impact outdoor locations, print and TV.
The new fashion collection and fragrance mark the next chapter of the iconic CK ONE story. Jeans and underwear include staple wardrobe pieces with genderless appeal. CK ONE underwear features graphic prints with bold all-over monogram logos, repeating roses and new colorwaves in key cotton and micro fiber styles. Camo prints, color-blocked styles with a ribbed, sock-inspired waistband and a Recycle capsule featuring underwear and t-shirts made from recycled plastic water bottles will also drop later this season. The CK ONE jeans collection includes logo tees, graphic hoodies and timeless denim silhouettes such as oversized trucker jackets, denim vests, and mom and dad jeans, as well as skirts and shorts with raw hem cuts.
Calvin Klein introduces its first clean, gender-free and environmentally conscious fragrance, CK EVERYONE. CK EVERYONE is formulated with naturally derived ingredients, naturally derived alcohol, is vegan, recyclable, and comes in a folding carton that contains 30% post-consumer recycled materials. CK EVERYONE is a bold new fragrance for every generation, inspired by the authentic and youthful-minded. Master perfumer and creator of the original CK ONE fragrance, Alberto Morillas crafted a clean and genderless fragrance exuding freshness using 79% of naturally derived ingredients and ignoring the traditional signifiers of gender, as reflected in the non-conformity of both the scent and campaign. A citrus fragrance that uplifts with zesty organic orange oil is paired with a blue tea accord and a vibrant cedarwood base creating the perfect combination of clean freshness, sweet sensuality and provocative edge. Combining two icons, CK EVERYONE pays homage to the iconic CALVIN KLEIN UNDERWEAR waistband with a reusable signature elastic band on the bottle.
Coinciding with the launch in North America is the I LOVE EVERYONE OF ME POP-UP in New York City. Open to the public from Thursday, February 13 – Saturday, February 15, visitors will be able to explore and shop the new CK EVERYONE fragrance and CK ONE underwear and jeans. A dedicated fragrance room will allow visitors to discover the different fragrance notes while immersive photo moments play with the concept of individuality referenced in the ad campaign. At the experience, visitors will also have the opportunity to have their image projected on the brand’s famed Houston Street billboard during the duration of the activation.
See You Tomorrow will be available online and in the NYC Flagship store starting on Jan. 31
Nordstrom is proud to announce its latest creative projects initiative, See You Tomorrow, a new recommerce experience launching on January 31, 2020. Powered by Yerdle, See You Tomorrow offers customers both an online resale site and an in-store shopping experience in the NYC Flagship store.
Curated by Olivia Kim, vice president of creative projects at Nordstrom, the resale shop will feature a thoughtfully edited, authenticated assortment of pre-loved apparel and accessories from highly coveted brands. The shop is another avenue for the retailer to encourage discovery and engagement with customers.
“We want to provide a unique and elevated resale shopping experience that encourages a sense of discovery and provides access to the brands our customers know and love, while giving them a convenient opportunity to participate in the circular fashion economy,” said Olivia Kim, “We want our customers to feel good not only about what they’re buying, but how they’re buying it.“
At launch, the shop will be stocked with merchandise sourced from the Nordstrom Quality Center (NQC), the facility that receives and processes returned and damaged merchandise from Nordstrom’s full-price channels. All merchandise will be expertly cleaned, repaired and refurbished before it becomes available for sale at See You Tomorrow.
Customers can also participate by contributing their pre-loved items through a customer intake program in the Nordstrom NYC Flagship store in exchange for Nordstrom gift cards that can be spent at Nordstrom, Nordstrom.com, Nordstrom Rack, NordstromRack.com, HauteLook and Trunk Club. Coming soon, Nordstrom will also launch an online intake program where customers will have the ability to mail in merchandise.
“In addition to providing customers more ways to engage with us, See You Tomorrow is another step we’re taking to actively support our commitment to sustainability,” said Pete Nordstrom, co-president at Nordstrom. “We’re excited to show our customers another way Nordstrom is striving to leave the world better than we found it and circular fashion is another piece to this puzzle.“
Nordstrom has partnered withYerdle, a technology and logistics startup company, to power the backend operations of the resale platform including cleaning and repairing of product, inventory processing and fulfillment, pricing and authentication of certain luxury designer items in partnership with Entrupy.
The merchandise assortment will include women’s apparel, women’s shoes, handbags, men’s apparel, accessories and shoes, children’s wear and a limited selection of jewelry and watches. Throughout the duration of the shop, See You Tomorrow will highlight special brand partnerships, starting with Ganni, a Coppenhagen-based contemporary fashion brand.
TheSee You Tomorrow shop at the NYC Nordstrom Flagship Store was designed and built in collaboration with artist and furniture designer Marc Hundley, who has previously collaborated with Kim on previous projects at the Nordstrom NYC Flagship store.
The shop will also feature a café space with food and beverage through an outpost of Bonberi Bodega. The offering will include sustainable market finds including fresh juices, salads, grain bowls, noodles and more.
Nordstrom NYC is located at 235 West 57th Street and open during store hours on Monday-Saturday from 10 a.m.-9 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
STORY at Macy’s teams up with Well+Good to demystify wellness with curated products, health tips and experiences at 36 stores nationwide
STORY at Macy’s, the ever-changing, narrative-driven retail concept inside 36 Macy’s stores nationwide, unveils its latest theme: “Feel Good.” Now through April 2020, Feel Good STORY brings a fresh focus on wellness and uses merchandise curation and events to explore simple and actionable ways for customers to find greater balance, energy and nourishment. In partnership with the award-winning fitness and wellness media platform, Well+Good, Feel Good STORY leverages its expertise in the field to help define and demystify what it means to live a healthy life through both editorial tips and product picks.
The wellness-focused retail narrative invites discovery through three curatorial spaces and each introduces merchandise and experiences to help you feel Balanced, Energized and Nourished. The Balanced moment is all about mindfulness and invites guests to pause for a complimentary meditation in partnership with Calm, the number one app for sleep, meditation and relaxation. To feel Energized, customers are invited to explore something new, from weighted arm bangles by Bala to an in-store barre fitness class. Finally in Nourished, healthy habits are the focus with new takes on snacking from Dada Daily and alcohol-free elixirs by Seedlip.
STORY at Macy’s product curation meets with editor-approved intel from Well+Good to add a simple, informative layer to the experience. For example, shoppers will discover that to get a good night’s sleep, editors suggest “cooling down your bedroom,” alongside the dodow, a glowing timer that teaches you to fall asleep. Additional tips cover topics like the benefits of dark chocolate, relaxation techniques, and how to maximize your crystals. Well+Good also supports STORY’s merchandise curation by leveraging its 2020 Wellness Trends to inform product selections like snack-able chickpeas. Within these broad moments, STORY at Macy’s and Well+Good take aim at trending topics like sleep, self-care, exercise, hydration, muscle recovery and healthy snacking.
“Well+Good decodes and demystifies wellness to help our community live a healthy lifestyle in a way that works for them,” said Alexia Brue, co-founder of the award-winning media company Well+Good. “Partnering with STORY at Macy’s allows us to share our rigorously researched editorial content in a new and exciting way, giving people in-person tips to feel more Balanced, Energized and Nourished.”
To bring the Feel Good experience to life, STORY energizes its in-store environment with meditation spaces in partnership with the Calm app at all locations and a range of community-centered events focused on wellness. The concept will host events featuring local experts in the health and wellness space for cooking classes, panel discussions, journaling and meditation workshops, a manicure bar, yoga and barre classes, and mocktail-faking workshops.
A special selection of STORY at Macy’s wellness product will also be available on macys.com, curated by the three focus areas. From a lavender mimosa candle by Paddywax in Balanced and collapsible foam roller by Brazyn Life in Energized to a mocktail faking kit by Luckies of London in Nourished, online shoppers will be able to discover something that will make them feel good, too.
In 1976, the U.S. government introduced Black History Month in conjunction with the nation’s bicentennial to honor the achievements and cultural richness of the African-American community. Today, more than 44.5 million U.S. citizens identify as Black. As such, the company celebrates the gifts, voices and legacy of this diverse population.
Macy’s celebrates Black History Month 2020 at select locations nationwide with special appearances by influencer Monica Veloz, Hair Love writer, director and producer Matthew Cherry, comedian Phoebe Robinson, activist Marley Dias, NFL Hall of Famer Jerry Rice, celebrity hair stylist Kim Kimble, and many more.
Macy’s Black History Month events will be held at the following stores:
Macy’s Baldwin Hills (Los Angeles) – Saturday, Feb. 8 at 2 p.m. with Monica Veloz
Macy’s State Street (Chicago) – Thursday, Feb. 20 at 6 p.m. with Matthew Cherry
Macy’s Herald Square (New York City) – Thursday, Feb. 20 at 6 p.m. with Phoebe Robinson and Marley Dias
Macy’s Union Square (San Francisco) – Saturday, Feb. 22 at 2 p.m. with Jerry Rice
Macy’s Lenox Square (Atlanta) – Saturday, Feb. 22 at 2 p.m. with Kim Kimble
Macy’s Aventura (Miami) – Saturday, Feb. 22 at 2 p.m. with The Workshop at Macy’s
The month’s events kick off at Macy’s Baldwin Hills in Los Angeles with a make-up tutorial and discussion about diversity and inclusion in the beauty industry from influencer Monica Veloz. At Macy’s State Street, Chicago native Matthew Cherry will screen his 2020 Oscar®-nominated short-film Hair Love and discuss how he used the power of family to tell a compelling story about real people. Comedian and co-star of podcast 2 Dope Queens, Phoebe Robinson, and 14-year-old activist and creator of #1000blackgirlbooks, Marley Dias, will appear at Macy’s Herald Square in New York City for an evening of insightful dialogue. Three-time Super Bowl® champion and Hall of Famer Jerry Rice will appear at Macy’s Union Square in San Francisco. At Macy’s Lenox Square in Atlanta, customers can enjoy a demonstration and celebration of the diversity of Black hair from celebrity stylist Kim Kimble. At Macy’s Aventura in Miami, representatives from Macy’s Diversity and Inclusion team and The Workshop at Macy’s will participate in a discussion on the diversity of Black people and Black culture as well as select a high potential Black-owned business to join The Workshop at Macy’s class of 2020.
In addition to appearances by these notable innovators, Macy’s will showcase Black History Month-themed windows throughout February in Chicago, New York City, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C. Macy’s locations. The windows were created in partnership with Maplewood, New Jersey artist, Lisa Hunt. “My work explores the spatial and meditative relationships found within repeat patterns,” she commented. “The windows are expressed with a minimalist approach inspired by Art Deco, traditional African and Eastern textiles comprised of graphic shapes, symbols, and re-imagined typographic elements. The screen printed patterns employ an aesthetic use of gold leaf as a nod to its adorning use throughout art history.”
ONYX, Macy’s Black Employee Resource Group, was instrumental in developing this year’s campaign including the theme, display windows, and volunteer opportunities across the country. Throughout the campaign, Macy’s will contribute a total of $10,000 to charitable organizations such as Jerry Rice’s 127 Foundation and local Urban Leagues.
“Macy’s mission is to embed diversity and inclusion into how we think, act, and operate. We are strongest when we are representative of the many communities we serve and we are thrilled to offer our customers engaging Black History Month events that honor and reflect the Black experience and its impact on global culture,” said Shawn Outler, Macy’s chief diversity officer.
Lancôme and Photographers Duo Mert & Marcus Announce a Flaming Hot New Make-up Collection
Lancôme andMert & Marcus has unveiled a unique make-up capsule collection. The world’s leading luxury beauty brand and the photographers duo bring their expertise and creativity on beauty to new heights with a game changing electric colored collection.
Over the years Lancôme has formed a unique creative partnership with Mert & Marcus – the iconoclastic creative powerhouse behind images of the world’s most influential brands and celebrities. Together they have defined our perception of modern beauty. Today, their partnership raises the stakes on rebellion with an explosive, must-have collection for make-up lovers.
Audacious Mert & Marcus colors meet Lancôme’s characteristically addictive textures in next-generation formulas to blow your mind. Get ready to break all the rules, the Lancôme x Mert & Marcus After Dark Collection has arrived.
“Working with such talented and exceptional personalities like Mert & Marcus has been an exhilarating and passionate adventure. Mert & Marcus are not only brilliant artists and renowned photographers, but they are also incredible beauty experts. I am extremely proud of this collaboration, the visual universe they have created and the innovative textures.” states Françoise Lehmann, Lancôme Brand President
Mert and Marcus is the working name of two fashionphotographers (Mert Alaş and Marcus Piggott) who work together on a collaborative basis.
Mert & Marcus adds “We were never really interested in beauty in its original form. Somehow, what excited us over the past 26 years, was transforming and creating characters with light, make-up and stories, and this is what we tried to achieve with this collection.”
By day, the Lancôme woman is sophisticated and elegant – the epitome of French allure; by night, she reveals her dark side. Radically glamorous, her cat-like eyes smolder as cold as ice, her flaming lips seduce – as hot as fire. The collection includes the following:
EYE LIKE ICE, SET LIPS AFLAME: Her partner by day; her partner in crime by night. Electrifying eyes and lips, the After Dark collection includes Lancôme’s first-ever make-up kits for the most dramatic looks. Expect only the unexpected. The collection features:
EYES COLD AS ICE KIT: Liquid shadow, a glittery topper, flared cat-eye lashes and Monsieur Big Waterproof Mascara come together in Lancôme’s first make-up kit for eyes that command all the attention. Available in Green 01 and Blue 02.
Spring 2020 Global Advertising Campaign Starring New Face of Coach Jennifer Lopez and Global Face of Coach Mens Michael B. Jordan
Coach launches “Originals Go Their Own Way,” its campaign for Spring 2020. Starring award-winning actor, singer, producer and new face of Coach Jennifer Lopez in her first campaign for the house and global face of Coach menswear, actor and producer Michael B. Jordan, the campaign tells the story of authentic self-expression through the lens of its powerful cast.
“I have a unique history with Coach that dates back to ‘All I Have,'” said Lopez. “It is a brand that embodies the essence of being born and bred in New York and I, of course, deeply relate to that. In all it creates, Coach promotes individuality and optimism in its style as well as a sense of authenticity and inclusion. Like me, we’re both New York originals, who create a unique mix of high-fashion with street edge. With Stuart’s designs and Juergen’s photography, we captured special and unique visual moments for this campaign with the iconic New York City skyline as the perfectly tailored backdrop.”
Set in New York City, Coach’s home since 1941, “Originals Go Their Own Way” communicates Creative Director Stuart Vevers‘ evolved vision for the house. Spontaneous, real and playful to reflect the inclusive and optimistic spirit of the house and New York City, it celebrates authenticity, individuality and those who forge their own unique way in life. Emphasized by the inspiring stories of Lopez and Jordan, both known as courageously independent individuals who have paved new paths while staying true to themselves, the campaign advocates for doing things your own way and expressing yourself through purpose and style.
“I’m proud to be part of the new spring campaign,” said Jordan. “The story of what makes an original is very meaningful to me for many reasons, and it was a great experience working with Stuart and Juergen to tell that story in a way that feels fresh and powerful.”
To bring the campaign to life, Vevers worked with photographer Juergen Teller, whose partnership with Coach began in the fall of 2019 and has continued through its holiday and spring campaigns. Shot in iconic locations around the city, including the Edge at Hudson Yards and the High Line, where Coach held its show for the Spring collection, the images also feature the sculpture “Brick House” by the artist Simone Leigh. The public artwork, a 16-foot tall bronze bust of a Black woman which references numerous architectural styles, is a symbol of inclusion, optimism and strength that sits beneath the house’s headquarters, and was featured in its recent show.
“At the start of a new decade, I felt instinctively that it was right to celebrate the color, energy and optimism of New York, our hometown and inspiration as a house,” said Coach Creative Director Stuart Vevers. “I loved working with Juergen to bring my vision for Spring to life, and to tell the stories of Jennifer and Michael in a unique and authentic way.”
“Originals Go Their Own Way” spotlights the house’s new Spring bags, including the Hutton, the Rambler, and the men’s Pacer Backpack and Belt Bag—and a ready-to-wear collection featuring a bold new statement in leather, a reference to the house’s roots.
Coach is a Tapestry, Inc. brand. Tapestry is publicly listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker TPR.
Macy’s Makes Last-Minute Gift Shopping Easier than Ever with Grab and Go Gifts, Extended Store Hours and Special Deals
Gifts Arrive In the Nick of Time with Fast Shipping Solutions
It’s beginning to look a lot like … you waited until the last minute. Eight tiny reindeer aren’t coming to the rescue, but Macy’s has it covered with unique and thoughtful last-minute ideas from ultra-luxe to gifts under $100, $50 or $25 to make everyone believe their special gift was wrapped and sitting under the tree weeks ago. Whether you’re looking for something sparkly from the Forevermark Tribute™ Jewelry Collection or scoring an out of this world gift like First We Feast’s “Hot Ones” exclusive hot sauce pack and gear from the hit Complex Networks series, Macy’s makes finding great gifts on every budget so easy that they’re sure to get everything on the “what they really, really want” list.
When the elves have left the building, Macy’s is here to help wrap it up fast with extended store hours, fast shipping solutions and special deals. To ensure everyone’s checked off the list, Macy’s will open early and close late until Dec. 24, check your local store for up-to-date hours.
On Dec. 21, grab your wallet and dash to your local Macy’s, the first 250 shoppers in-store will receive a free $10 Macy’s Reward Card.
Orders placed by Saturday, Dec. 21 with standard shipping or by noon EST on Sunday, Dec. 22 with express delivery will arrive by Christmas.
Orders placed by 3 p.m. on Dec. 24 can be picked up in-store by 6 p.m., just in time for Christmas morning!
STORY at Macy’s
Faster than you can call on Dasher, Dancer or Prancer, score the perfect gift from STORY at Macy’s. “Home for the Holidays STORY,” the latest theme at the narrative-driven concept store inside Macy’s locations nationwide, features more than 900 unique presents from 200 small businesses. Experience this editorial-inspired living gift guide and discover a wonderland of gifts for everyone on the list in the ultimate home setting. From grooming kits and whimsical games to food-themed finds and rock music inspired collectibles, STORY at Macy’s gifts add wonder and merriment to any holiday celebration. Visit STORY at Macy’s at select locations or shop a highlight of gifts online at macys.com/STORY.
In recent years, there has been increased awareness of Muslim consumers as an important segment of the global fashion industry, and increased visibility for designers and brands whose clothing responds to diverse interpretations of modesty. Featuring garments and styles from around the world, “Contemporary Muslim Fashions” focuses on the intersection of regional dress styles, global fashion trends and personal attitudes toward modesty. It considers how Muslim women define themselves and are defined by their dress, providing a snapshot of the current moment in Muslim modest fashion. Modest fashion refers to garments that are both highly fashionable and provide sufficient body cover to address cultural concerns for modesty. Many Muslim women and men dress modestly, in accordance with their faith, but individual and collective interpretations of modesty vary widely.
“Contemporary Muslim Fashions,” the first major museum exhibition to explore the rise of the modest fashion industry, will be on view in winter 2020 at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum. Organized by the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, this pioneering exhibition examines how Muslim women—those who cover and those who do not—have become arbiters of style within and beyond their communities. On view Feb. 28, 2020, through Aug. 23, 2020, the exhibition features approximately 80 ensembles drawn from established and emerging designers in high-end fashion, streetwear, sportswear and couture, as well as about 40 photographs that will contextualize the garments on view.
“Cooper Hewitt will host a slate of fashion exhibitions in 2020, including ‘Contemporary Muslim Fashions’ and ‘Willi Smith: Street Couture,’ which honor the innovations and legacies of fashion designers and fashion movements that have expanded design’s horizons,” said Caroline Baumann, director of the museum. “As America’s design museum, Cooper Hewitt is committed to championing inclusion and the power of design to transform lives. This exhibition shines a spotlight on the underrepresented sector of Muslim modest fashion and connects diverse audiences through the universal language of fashion.”
New video content, produced by Cooper Hewitt, will introduce the designers behind the looks and expand on the design process. Through interviews and footage of designers at work in their studios, visitors will be introduced to a new generation of designers—75% of the designers, artists and influencers in the exhibition are female, Muslim and under 40 years of age—and their focus on entrepreneurship, inclusion and sustainable and ethical practices. A spotlight on the rich textile heritage of Southeast Asia, including batik and ikat dyeing and songket weaving, will highlight the craftsmanship and textile traditions that inform many of the contemporary designs on view. A final video will explore how materials research and high-performance apparel make it possible for modest-dressing women and girls to engage in sports at the recreational and competitive levels, from sports hijabs and full-coverage swimwear.
A Reassuring Presence Instilling Calm, Confidence, And Connection
Tapping into sight, sound, smell, taste, and texture Pantone makes PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue the first multi-sensory Color of the Year in the company’s history.
Pantone, provider of professional color language standards and digital solutions, today announced PANTONE 19-4052, Classic Blue, as the Pantone® Color of the Year for 2020; a timeless and enduring hue elegant in its simplicity. Suggestive of the sky at dusk, the reassuring qualities of the thought-provoking PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue highlight our desire for a dependable and stable foundation from which to build as we cross the threshold into a new era.
“We are living in a time that requires trust and faith. It is this kind of constancy and confidence that is expressed by PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue, a solid and dependable blue hue we can always rely on,” said Leatrice Eiseman, Executive Director of the Pantone Color Institute. “Imbued with a deep resonance, PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue provides an anchoring foundation. A boundless blue evocative of the vast and infinite evening sky, PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue encourages us to look beyond the obvious to expand our thinking; challenging us to think more deeply, increase our perspective and open the flow of communication.”
The Color of the Year selection process requires thoughtful consideration and trend analysis. To arrive at the selection each year, Pantone’s color experts at the Pantone Color Institute comb the world looking for new color influences. This can include the entertainment industry and films in production, traveling art collections and new artists, fashion, all areas of design, popular travel destinations, as well as new lifestyles, playstyles, and socio-economic conditions. Influences may also stem from new technologies, materials, textures, and effects that impact color, relevant social media platforms and even up-coming sporting events that capture worldwide attention. For 21 years, Pantone’s Color of the Year has influenced product development and purchasing decisions in multiple industries, including fashion, home furnishings, and industrial design, as well as product packaging and graphic design. Past selections for Color of the Year include:
PANTONE 16-1546 Living Coral (2019)
PANTONE 18-3838 Ultra Violet (2018)
PANTONE 15-0343 Greenery (2017)
PANTONE 15-3919 Serenity and PANTONE 13-1520 Rose Quartz (2016)
PANTONE 18-1438 Marsala (2015)
PANTONE 18-3224 Radiant Orchid (2014)
PANTONE 17-5641 Emerald (2013)
PANTONE 17-1463 Tangerine Tango (2012)
PANTONE 18-2120 Honeysuckle (2011)
PANTONE 15-5519 Turquoise (2010)
PANTONE 14-0848 Mimosa (2009)
PANTONE 18-3943 Blue Iris (2008)
PANTONE 19-1557 Chili Pepper (2007)
PANTONE 13-1106 Sand Dollar (2006)
PANTONE 15-5217 Blue Turquoise (2005)
PANTONE 17-1456 Tigerlily (2004)
PANTONE 14-4811 Aqua Sky (2003)
PANTONE 19-1664 True Red (2002)
PANTONE 17-2031 Fuchsia Rose (2001)
PANTONE 15-4020 Cerulean (2000)
The color selected as the Pantone Color of the Year 2020 was taken from the Pantone Fashion, Home + Interiors Color System, the most widely used and recognized color standards system for fashion, textile, home, and interior design.
Imprinted in our psyches as a restful color, PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue brings a sense of peace and tranquility to the human spirit, offering refuge. Aiding concentration and bringing laser-like clarity, PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue re-centers our thoughts. A reflective blue tone, Classic Blue fosters resilience.
As technology continues to race ahead of the human ability to process it all, it is easy to understand why we gravitate to colors that are honest and offer the promise of protection. Non-aggressive and easily relatable, the trusted PANTONE 19-4052, Classic Blue lends itself to relaxed interaction. Associated with the return of another day, this universal favorite is comfortably embraced.
“The Pantone Color of the Year highlights the relationship between trends in color and what is taking place in our global culture at a moment in time, a color that reflects what individuals feel they need that color can hope to answer.” added Laurie Pressman, Vice President of the Pantone Color Institute. “As society continues to recognize color as a critical form of communication, and a way to express and affect ideas and emotions, designers and brands should feel inspired to use color to engage and connect. The Pantone Color of the Year selection provides strategic direction for the world of trend and design, reflecting the Pantone Color Institute’s year-round work doing the same for designers and brands.”
To fully bring to life the true meaning of PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue, Pantone has translated PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue into a multi-sensory experience. By extending the sensory reach of PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue, Pantone is hoping to reach a greater diversity of people to provide everyone with an opportunity to engage with the Color of the Year 2020 in their own unique way.
“As we all head into a new era, we wanted to challenge ourselves to find inspiration from new sources that not only evolve our Color of the Year platform, but also help our global audiences achieve richer and more rewarding color experiences,” added Pressman. “This desire, combined with the emotional properties of PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue, motivated us to expand beyond the visual, to bring the 2020 Pantone Color of the Year to life through a multi-sensory experience.”
Classic Blue in Fashion
PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue is a poised and self-assured blue hue elegant in its simplicity. Genderless in outlook and seasonless in endurance, this foundational anchor shade enables color mixes throughout the spectrum, as well as making a strong statement on its own. Emblematic of heritage but at the same time highly contemporary, versatile PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue takes on distinct appearances through application to different materials, finishes and textures from shimmering metallics, lustrous sheens and high-tech materials to hand crafted looks and more fragile fabrics.
Classic Blue in Beauty
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Classic Blue in Home Décor
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Classic Blue in Graphic Design and Packaging
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Celebrate the holidays at Pop-In@Nordstrom with Snoopy, Charlie Brown and the rest of the Peanuts Gang, and discover hundreds of uncommon gifts to light up those who make life brighter. Featuring more than 100 exclusive items and 1,000+ gifts spanning home and health, travel and tech, and even presents for your friends on four legs, Happiness Is Pop-In@Nordstrom (Now through to January 5) has something for everyone on your list. The shop is up and running now in select Nordstrom locations and online at Nordstrom.com/pop.
This season for holiday Pop-In@Nordstrom were expanded to additional Nordstrom locations. New stores are starred below:
Something For Everyone This Holiday Season and All with a Touch of Glamour
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Badgley Mischka, the iconic American design house that exemplifies timeless glamour, invites you to celebrate this holiday season with the legendary designers Mark Badgley and James Mischka‘s top picks for gift giving. You don’t have to be a famous fashion designer to exchange gifts like these two! Badgley Mischka 2019 Holiday Gift Guide is full of wonderful items and offers gifts for everyone on your list from under $50 to $595 MSRP. When ordering, use code HOLIDAY30 for a 30% off discount sitewide. (Some exclusions may apply. Offer only valid midnight PST Wednesday, Nov 27th until midnight PST Cyber Monday.)
Badgley Mischka’s 2019 Holiday Gift Guide has no-fail items that are guaranteed to put smiles on all your hard-to-buy-for friends and family’s faces. There are glamorous options for all, whether it’s beautiful women’s jeweled shoes, which dress up any holiday outfit, to newly launched men’s shoes and stylish sneakers, to girls shoes, perfect the little ones on your list. The stand out this year is the new fragrance, Forest Noir, in its gorgeous emerald green jeweled designed bottle. Both the Badgley Mischka Fragrance and Badgley Mischka Forest Noir have gift sets with body cream, and purse size sprays to complete the collection.
Men’s and women’s eyewear make a perfect stocking stuffer as well as Badgley Mischka’s latest colorful cashmere sweaters with beading and flower details to make any outfit; even your perfect pair of old jeans look dressed up. Choose to give your loved one the topper of a brightly colored winter coat, and she will thank you every time she heads out into the cold. And no need for extra tinsel when you give shimmering, festive Badgley Mischka jewelry to your favorite relative. For that extra special person on your list, surprise a loved one with a Badgley Mischka designed luggage collection and maybe pop in tickets to a favorite destination?
Denver’s Newest Holiday Attraction – A 110-Foot Digital Tree – Amplifies The Excitement Around The City’s Seasonal Blockbuster Exhibitions, Events And Performing Arts
year, along with hundreds of holiday traditions and festivities, The
Mile High City will feature two
brand-new lighting attractions illuminating downtown, making the city
look and feel more festive than ever. The Mile
High Tree – the tallest digital tree in North America –
will feature pre-programmed LED light shows choreographed to
multicultural holiday music; and Night
Lights Denver – an outdoor projection mapping
installation featuring local artists – will also light up the city
new attractions complement the already robust programming that makes
up Denver’s Mile High Holidays.
There are also world-class exhibitions, like Claude Monet: The
Truth of Nature and The Science Behind Pixar, at the
city’s museums; innovative and immersive performing arts like Camp
Christmas and movies with the Colorado Symphony; and
plenty of local gifts to be found in neighborhoods, galleries,
boutique shops and marketplaces.
are just a few experiences to be found during Mile High Holidays.
For more information on how to spend a night or a long weekend in
Denver, and to take advantage of holiday hotel deals starting at $99,
Monet: The Truth of Nature, through February 2, 2020
Denver Art Museum is the sole U.S. venue for the most
comprehensive exhibition of Monet paintings in more than two decades.
The exhibition features more than 100 paintings spanning Monet’s
entire career and focuses on the celebrated French impressionist
artist’s enduring relationship with nature and his response to the
varied and distinct places in which he worked. In connection with
Denver Art Museum, several hotels have created VIP packages
that include untimed, skip-the-line tickets, which allow access to
the exhibition even if the date is sold out to the general public;
these packages can be found at https://monetindenver.com.
Science Behind Pixar, through April 5, 2020
a unique look into the Pixar process, and explore the science and
technology behind some of the most beloved animated films and their
characters with The Science Behind Pixar at Denver Museum
of Nature & Science. This interactive exhibition showcases
the science, technology, engineering, art, and math concepts used by
the artists and computer scientists who help bring Pixar’s
award-winning films to the big screen. With more than 50 interactive
elements, the exhibition’s eight sections each focus on a step in the
filmmaking process to give you an unparalleled view of the production
pipeline and concepts used at Pixar every day. Participate in fun,
engaging hands-on activities, listen to firsthand accounts from
members of the studio’s production teams, and even come face-to-face
with re-creations of your favorite Pixar film characters, including
Buzz Lightyear, Dory, Mike and Sulley, Edna Mode, and WALL•E.
Sports: Beyond Human Limits, through April 12, 2020
will be put to the test as they jump, fly, dive, climb and explore
some of the riskiest activities in the world at this Denver Museum
of Nature & Science exhibition. Physical, multimedia and
creative challenges place guests inside the minds and bodies of
extreme athletes and their passions such as wingsuit flying, ice and
rock climbing, parkour, and free diving. Amid exhilarating speeds,
breathtaking heights, and profound depths, the stories of these
passionate athletes will leave visitors inspired to push their own
Here! Brewing the West, through August 9, 2020
Colorado’s brewing industry from the saloons of the Gold Rush
through Prohibition to today’s booming craft beer scene at
History Colorado Center‘s Beer Here! Brewing the West.
Learn about the Centennial State’s brewing past, present and future
through historical artifacts, interactive elements and more.
Christmas, November 21, 2019 – January 5, 2020
newest indoor immersive installation from Denver Center for the
Performing Arts, Camp Christmas, will feature mesmerizing
displays of decorations that shift time and reality. Performed at
Stanley Marketplace, Camp Christmas is Denver’s newest holiday
experience, where yuletide traditions of the past and present get
merrily mashed together in a massive 10,000-square-foot wonderland.
All ages are welcome at this family-friendly experience.
Hip Hop Nutcracker, November 23-24
digital graffiti and visuals transform the landscape of E.T.A.
Hoffmann‘s beloved story from traditional 19th Century Germany to
the vibrant, diverse sights and sounds of contemporary New York City.
Through this re-mixed and re-imagined version of the classic,
performed at Buell Theater in the Denver Performing Arts
Complex, the dynamic performers of The Hip Hop Nutcracker take
audience members on a journey that celebrates love, community and the
magic of a New Year.
Nutcracker, November 30 – December 29
and adults will enjoy Colorado Ballet‘s 58th annual production
of the classic Christmas ballet The Nutcracker, held at the
Ellie Caulkins Opera House and
featuring unforgettable characters, classic choreography, exquisite
sets, dazzling costumes and Tchaikovsky’s extraordinary arrangement
performed live by the Colorado Ballet
Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical, December 3-8
Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical returns
to the Buell Theatre in Denver to steal Christmas after a
blockbuster debut in 2014. More than 2.5 million theatre-goers across
America have been delighted by this heart-warming holiday musical,
featuring the hit songs “You’re A Mean One Mr. Grinch”
and “Welcome Christmas” from the original animated
TV special. Max the Dog narrates as the mean and scheming
Grinch, whose heart is “two sizes too small,” decides to
steal Christmas away from the holiday-loving Whos. Magnificent sets
and costumes inspired by Dr. Seuss’ original illustrations transport
audiences to the whimsical world of Whoville and helps remind them of
the true meaning of the holiday season.
at the Symphony: Home Alone in Concert, November 29; Love Actually
in Concert, December 6
holiday classic, Home Alone will feature renowned composer
John Williams‘ charming and
delightful score performed live by the Colorado Symphony at
Boettcher Concert Hall as the
film is shown on large suspended screens in Boettcher
Concert Hall. Macaulay Culkin stars as Kevin
McCallister, an eight-year-old boy who is accidentally left
behind when his family leaves for Christmas vacation, and who must
defend his home against two bungling thieves (Joe Pesci and
Daniel Stern). Hilarious and heartwarming, Home Alone
is holiday fun for the whole family.
Actually is the ultimate romantic holiday comedy. Featuring an
all-star cast, the film will take audiences on a tour of love’s
delightful twists and turns. The score will be performed by the
Colorado Symphony and conductor Christopher Dragon.
Dances to a Holiday Drum, December 7-22
28 years, Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble has been
blending dance, live music, spoken word and seasonal celebrations and
customs from around the world into a memorable holiday tradition like
no other. A Denver original, Granny Dances to a Holiday Drum
is a family favorite that inspires audiences of all ages to discover,
celebrate and honor the holiday traditions of cultures from around
Woman: The Best of Christmas Tour, December 8
celestial voices of multi-platinum Irish singing group, Celtic
Woman, will be coupled with the Colorado
Symphony in Denver’s stop of The
Best of Christmas Tour. The performance at Boettcher
Concert Hall will feature music from the all-female ensemble’s
most favorite Yuletide songs.
Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker, December 13-14
one and only Moscow Ballet will present the Great Russian
Nutcracker at Denver’s Paramount Theatre. Featuring world
class Russian artists, hand-painted sets, Russian Snow Maidens, and
jubilant Nesting Dolls – Great Russian Nutcracker brings the
Christmas spirit to life for all ages.
100% of Holiday Party Collection Will be Donated to Nonprofit Baby2Baby; Exclusive Resort Collection to Follow
Today, children’s fashion brand, Janie and Jack, debuts their newest collection with celebrated fashion designer and entrepreneur, Rachel Zoe. A two-collection partnership, which launches with the Rachel Zoe x Janie and Jack Party Collection and follows with chic Resort Collection, features clothing and accessories inspired by Zoe’s iconic signature style, including gold and sparkle embellishments, texture and statement silhouettes. The Party Collection offers glamorous styles for girls and boys to ensure they are dressed for those special holiday occasions. In addition, 100% of net proceeds from the Party Collection will be donated to Baby2Baby*, a nonprofit organization that provides children living in poverty with basic necessities, and of which Zoe is a proud board member.
Baby2Baby, a non-profit organization led by Co-Presidents Kelly Sawyer Patricof and Norah Weinstein, provides children living in poverty, ages 0-12 years, with diapers, clothing and all the basic necessities that every child deserves. In the last 8 years, Baby2Baby has distributed over 70 million items, including 40 million diapers to children in homeless shelters, domestic violence programs, foster care, hospitals and underserved schools as well as children who have lost everything in the wake of disaster. Every year, Baby2Baby serves hundreds of thousands of children across the country.
and Jack is a design house with every kid at its
heart—because individual style starts early. Each season
collections feature modern twists on classic fashion. Janie and Jack
is known for family moments, thoughtful details and memorable gifts.
Zoe is such a renowned force in the fashion industry – and as a mom
of two boys, she definitely knows how to blend comfort with style,”
said Shelly Walsh, SVP and General Manager, Janie and Jack. “The
Party and Resort Collections combine Rachel’s exceptional taste and
glamour with Janie and Jack’s modern twist on classic fashion.
We’re proud to be continued supporters of Baby2Baby and offer our
customers the opportunity to give back to this inspiring organization
and help children in need this holiday season.”
Holiday Party Collection offers
38 pieces of clothing and accessories, available in sizes 12-18
months to 12 years, with prices ranging from $18-$169. From a gold
lurex maxi dress, metallic cheetah pant suit and rose
gold lurex jumpsuit to accessories like a metallic turban,
glitter cheetah print booties and faux fur wristlet,
each design will make girls feel chic and ready to celebrate. The
boys’ pieces are standouts too, from velveteen and wool tuxedos
to satin neckties and a dapper fedora, all still
allowing them to be comfortable.
these collections with Janie and Jack has truly been such a dream. I
have always wished to bring my design and glamour to children’s
wear. This collection includes all my favorite design elements with
metallics, sparkle and luxurious fabrics that are easily wearable for
the most active little ones. To make this design collaboration even
more special, Janie and Jack is donating 100% of net proceeds from
our Party Collection to Baby2Baby which is an organization I am so
proud to be a part of. It is infinitely rewarding to know this
collection is giving back, especially during this time of year.”
– Rachel Zoe
December 3, Rachel
Zoe and Janie and Jack will
introduce a second collection, featuring resort wear for girls and
boys to prepare for winter family getaways. The Rachel
Zoe x Janie and Jack Resort Collection will feature 45
pieces, from printed swimwear for boys and
girls, lurex caftan and sun
dresses, and classic linen
separates to must-have accessories like
sandals, sunglasses, straw bag and fedora.
The Resort Collection will be available in sizes 3-6 months to 12
years with prices ranging from $15-$109. Both the Party and Resort
Collections will be sold at select Janie and
Jack stores (NYC, LA and Miami) and online at
Janie and Jack’s continued support of Baby2Baby,
customers will also have the opportunity to donate while checking out
at Janie and Jack stores nationwide and online at janieandjack.com
ambassador, Jessica Alba,
lends her support to the campaign to encourage donation participation
and spread awareness for providing for children living in poverty.
*Baby2Baby will receive (i) 100% of the net proceeds from the
sale of the Rachel Zoe x Janie and Jack Party Collection and (ii)
100% of donations collected at checkout at janieandjack.com and at
Janie and Jack stores in the U.S. from Nov. 18, 2019 through Dec. 31,
2019. In the event that the combination of (i) and (ii) is less than
US$250,000, Janie and Jack will donate the difference.
Rent the Runway Drop-Off Box to be available in nearly 30 Nordstrom locations
the Runway, Inc., the company that has pioneered apparel rental
as an indispensable utility and powers women to feel their best every
day, and leading fashion retailer Nordstrom, Inc. has
announced a multi-pronged partnership across stores, inventory
innovation and product development.
in 2009 with a vision to build the world’s first living closet, RTR
–by enabling women to rent, versus buy, clothing– believes that
women everywhere will soon have a subscription to fashion. RTR offers
apparel, accessories and home decor from over 650 designer partners
and has built in-house proprietary technology and a one-of-a-kind
reverse logistics operation. RTR has five retail stores of the future
and employs nearly 1,800 people, all of whom have equalized benefits
across the organization, 93% of whom are female and/or non-white,
with 80% of leaders who are women.
November 18, the RTR Drop-Off Box Network will expand
from five to 29 Nordstrom locations where RTR customers can
seamlessly return their rentals. RTR members can return items in
Nordstrom stores as well as access exclusive Nordstrom services like
styling services, gift-wrapping and more, just in time for the
holiday season. Recognizing this is the busiest season of the year,
Nordstrom and Rent the Runway are working together to deliver
convenience and service where customers can return, shop and access
Nordstrom’s unique services, all in one location.
received great feedback from our customers about the convenience of
the Rent the Runway Drop-Off Boxes in our Los Angeles area Nordstrom
locations and are excited to offer the service to customers in cities
like San Francisco, Chicago, Dallas and more,” said Jamie
Nordstrom, president, Nordstrom stores. “The expansion of our
partnership helps us better serve our customers through innovation
around products and experiences.”
further innovate around the future of inventory, Nordstrom will
become an RTR Platform partner, contributing inventory to the
RTR ecosystem to extend the lifecycle of Nordstrom products.
Additionally, Nordstrom and Rent the Runway are studying
opportunities to empower customers’ shopping experience by creating
exclusive product available for both purchase and rental.
are thrilled to be expanding our partnership with Nordstrom, the
company known and respected for their unparalleled commitment to
deliver world-class service and experiences. We have seen a massive
consumer behavior shift unfold over the past several years, with our
community now relying on Rent the Runway as a near daily utility. As
our business has grown, we’ve seen unparalleled demand for physical
experiences including the convenience of Drop-Off Boxes,” said
Jenn Hyman, CEO and Co-Founder of Rent the Runway.
festive 2019 holiday campaign is out. To mark his first holiday
campaign for the fashion house, Burberry Chief Creative Officer,
Riccardo Tisci has assembled a cast of global talent to
celebrate the notion of togetherness, union, hope and love.
entire cast includes Alexis Chaparro, Arah Clarke, Ava Valentine,
Blanket, Bodhi Horton, Boychild, Carla Bruni, Casper Chatfield,
Cassius Varghese, Cecilia Chancellor, Christian Guzman, Dahely Nunez,
Daisy Middleton, Elis Moaven, Fran Summers, Hector Polio, Howard
Griffiths, Ikram Abdi Omar, Jacob Guerra, Jaeda Sherman, Jose Polio,
Keith Summers, Kristians Jakovlevs, Lea T, Leissy De La Cruz, Louis
Chatfield, Mahmood, Marina Morena, Noah Carlos, Noah Landes, Regina
Limon Vega, Reia Zhing Cheong, Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Sasha Pivovarova,
Shay, Valentin Bedford, Wu Tsang, Yoo Ah-in, Zhou Dongyu
‘I am connected to the idea of unity, togetherness and challenging the perception of what love is today. This for me is the real spirit of the season. It’s one of my favorite times of the year – when I can stop, reflect and reconnect with those who make me feel happy and at home, no matter where I am in the world. I loved the idea of bringing together a group of people that have been so supportive of me since I joined Burberry to celebrate my first holiday campaign for the house,” states Riccardo Tisci, Burberry Chief Creative Officer.
campaign centres around a film of the cast dancing to the soundtrack
of ‘What Is Love?‘ by Deee-Lite and is shot by
renowned photography duo Mert Alas & Marcus Piggott.
was a real pleasure working on this project for Burberry. Working
with Riccardo is about connection, it’s about the back and forth of
discussing creative ideas and it’s this that makes our jobs even
more interesting and exciting. We have been friends for many years so
I guess we know each other’s sensibilities – there are always a
lot of laughs!” says Mert and Alas. “My favourite
Christmas memory is when we were preparing a Christmas dinner and the
oven literally blew up! I burnt my lashes and of course we had no
turkey. Disappointing, but it was a funny night!”
the cast itself seems to have had a fun and memorable time as well.
BRUNI: “I love the
concept of the campaign – this big group of different people coming
together. I had a fabulous time with Riccardo and was thrilled to
find myself behind the lens of Mert & Marcus again. On set,
Riccardo gave me this feeling of freedom and modernity – his talent
is beyond words. You can see that he has this profound and precious
knowledge of fashion, and has this simplistic way of using the past
to invent the future. My most precious festive memory is a Christmas
Eve in a castle completely buried in snow in Touraine.”
Costume Institute Benefit on May 4 with Co-Chairs Nicolas Ghesquière, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Emma Stone, Meryl Streep, and Anna Wintour
Metropolitan Museum of Art recently announced that The Costume
Institute’s Spring 2020 Exhibition
will be About Time: Fashion and Duration, on view from
May 7 through September 7, 2020 (preceded on May 4 by
The Costume Institute Benefit). Presented in The Met Fifth
Avenue’s Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Exhibition Hall, it
will trace more than a century and a half of fashion, from 1870 to
the present, along a disruptive timeline, as part of the Museum’s
150th anniversary celebration. Employing philosopher Henri
Bergson’s concept of la durée—time that flows, accumulates,
and is indivisible—the exhibition will explore how clothes generate
temporal associations that conflate the past, present, and future.
The concept will also be examined through the writings of Virginia
Woolf, who will serve as the “ghost narrator” of the
exhibition. Michael Cunningham, who won the Pulitzer Prize
for Fiction for his novel The Hours, which was inspired by
Woolf’s Mrs. Dalloway, will write a new short story for the
exhibition catalogue that reflects on the concept of duration.
exhibition will feature approximately 160 examples of women’s
fashion dating from 1870—the year of The Met’s founding and the
start of a decade that witnessed the development of a standardized
time system—to the present. The majority of objects in the show
will come from The Costume Institute’s collection, including
gifts made as part of The Met’s 2020 Collections Initiative
in celebration of the Museum’s 150th anniversary.
linear chronology of fashion comprised predominantly of ensembles in
black will run through the exhibition reflecting the progressive
timescale of modernity, and bringing into focus the fast, fleeting
rhythm of fashion. Unlike traditional chronologies, which reduce the
history of fashion to a limited number of decade-defining
silhouettes, this timeline will be presented as a ceaseless continuum
that is more complete and comprehensive in scope. Interrupting this
timeline will be a series of counter-chronologies composed of
predominantly white ensembles that pre-date or post-date those in
black, but relate to one another through shape, motif, material,
pattern, technique, or decoration. For example, a black silk faille
princess-line dress from the late 1870s will be paired with an
Alexander McQueen “Bumster” skirt from 1995, and a
black silk velvet bustle ensemble from the mid-1880s will be
juxtaposed with a Comme des Garçons “Body Meets Dress –
Dress Meets Body” dress from 1997.
exhibition will conclude with a section on the future of fashion,
linking the concept of duration to debates about longevity and
exhibition will consider the ephemeral nature of fashion, employing
flashbacks and fast-forwards to reveal how it can be both linear and
cyclical,” said Max Hollein, Director of The Met. “As
such, the show will present a nuanced continuum of fashion over the
Museum’s 150-year history.”
launched the ultimate luxury accommodation package for jewellery
lovers this festive season. Guests wishing to immerse themselves in
the hotel’s five-star comforts, an extraordinary exhibition by
elite jewellers Van
Cleef & Arpels
and everything else Italy’s fashion capital has to offer can book A
Sparkling Season with Van Cleef & Arpels.
23 February 2020,A
Sparkling Season with Van Cleef & Arpels
features complimentary access tothe jeweller’s exhibition Time,
accompanied by an expert guide. Other package benefits include
accommodation in an elegant Deluxe Room, with breakfast and a
limited-edition book of the exhibition.
place at the city’s Palazzo
Nature, Love exhibition
showcases more than 400 of Van Cleef & Arpels’
most exceptional and beautiful creations. Running until the end of
February, the exhibition traces the maison’s artistry from 1906 to
the present day, with jewellery, watches, archival documents and line
drawings on display.
visiting the exhibition, guests can relax at Mandarin
spa and enjoy Italian fine dining at the hotel’s
Only a few steps away from the elegant boutiques of Milan’s fashion
district, the hotel makes an ideal base for exploring city sights and
for Christmas shopping. With haute couture fashion labels, high
street shops and independent retailers, Milan is the perfect place to
find gifts for loved ones.
Get a head start on select savings with Macy’s Black Friday Preview beginning in stores and online on Thursday, Nov. 21
Doorbusters begin on Wednesday, Nov. 27 with Black Friday deals continuing through Saturday, Nov. 30 in-store and on macys.com
Plus, find the best Cyber Monday savings in-store and online from Sunday, Dec. 1 to Monday, Dec. 2 with Daily Deals continuing through Saturday, Dec. 7
the holidays this year withMacy’s
and the best Black Friday and Cyber Week specials on the hottest
items of the season. From buzz-worthy gifts for everyone on the list
to amazing deals on fashion for the whole family, fine jewelry, tech,
beauty and home, the ultimate one-stop shop for holiday gifting has
a broad assortment of offers across favorite brands, these
limited-time deals will begin in stores and online on Thursday,
Nov. 21 with a special Black Friday preview and carry
through Cyber Week (Sunday, Dec. 1 to Saturday, Dec. 7).
Be sure not to miss the unbelievable selection of doorbuster items,
with major savings or free after mail-in rebate.*
Friday and Cyber Week mark the true start of holiday shopping for
many of our customers,” said John Harper, Macy’s chief stores
officer. “Macy’s is pleased to offer the very best gifts and
holiday entertaining must-haves at unbelievable prices with multiple
days to save. Our curated assortment of deals, both in-store and
online, are sure to help shoppers find the perfect gift at the best
price this season.”
For shoppers looking to get a head start on saving, Macy’s Black Friday preview will offer a selection of Black Friday Doorbusters from Thursday, Nov. 21 through Tuesday, Nov. 26 including:
to 60 percent off outerwear for the family
percent off Effy jewelry
to 65 percent off select Damask and Hotel Collection for the home
women’s Charter Club cashmere sweaters
percent off Carter’s and First Impressions
Begin the savings with doorbusters on Wednesday, Nov. 27 and kick off Black Friday deals on Thanksgiving Day with most stores open at 5 p.m. through 2 a.m., Friday, Nov. 29 from 6 a.m. through 10 p.m.; and Saturday, Nov. 30 from 8 a.m. through 10 p.m. Store hours vary by location. Go to macys.com and click on stores to find local information. Customers can shop online all day from the comfort of their couch at macys.com and on Macy’s mobile app. For more information on Black Friday and Cyber Week deals, store hours and shipping, visit www.macys.com/blackfriday.
a sneak peek at some of the great deals available on Black Friday,
while supplies last:
Him, Her and Home
diamond earrings with any purchase of $50 or more
percent off select dresses
percent off select designer brands
and under Family Pajamas
small kitchen appliances after $12 mail-in rebate
select suits, sport coats and overcoats for him
Charter Club cashmere sweaters
percent off select women’s designer coats
percent off select boots and shoes for her
percent off select men’s loungewear
percent off select designer handbags
percent off select kids’ styles
select kids’ puffer jackets
percent off select diamond studs and earrings
select MAC lipsticks
$100-$200 off select Dyson vacuums
men’s or women’s five-piece fragrance box
beauty products from brands like Clinique, Too Faced, Benefit, Urban
Decay, and more
Nespresso bundle machines
percent off select barware and dinnerware
select Created for Macy’s 1200-thread count sheet sets in queen or
at Macy’s, the always-changing, narrative-driven concept
store inside 36 Macy’s locations nationwide, kicks off the holiday
season with the launch of its latest theme: “Home
for the Holidays.” As an editorial-inspired, living
gift-guide, the concept showcases gifting options within home-themed
environments. Up and running through December 31, “Home
for the Holidays STORY” offers a one-stop destination
for everyone on your holiday list as shoppers explore stylized spaces
that correspond to different gift recipients. Featuring more than 900
gifts from 200 small businesses, including items for foodies, lovers
of travel, glam treats, tech and DIY kits, pet accessories and more,
STORY at Macy’s is the home base for a wonderland of
presents to explore and discover this holiday season.
is a retail concept that changes every few months to bring a new
narrative experience to life through curated merchandise and event
programming. The ever-changing experience began in 2010 in New York
City, where STORY operated as an
independent small business for seven years and pioneered a retail as
media business model that changed every eight weeks to open a new
theme while engaging brands as sponsors for each themed story. Macy’s
acquired STORY in 2018 and its founder, Rachel
Shechtman, now serves as Macy’s brand experience
officer. STORY relaunched in spring of 2019 as STORY
at Macy’s. (Visit www.macys.com/STORY
for more information.)
“This is our first ‘Home for the Holidays’ installation at our new home inside 36 Macy’s stores nationwide,” noted Rachel Shechtman, STORY founder and Macy’s brand experience officer. “For this year’s living gift guide, we are bringing shoppers a wonderland of gifts for everyone on their list in the ultimate home setting! Our special event programming will bring the magic of the season to life helping shoppers enhance their holiday celebrations.”
section of the ultimate holiday home features merchandise that speaks
to a number of recipients. For the person who has everything,
shoppers will discoverfood-themed
finds, party and entertaining
gifts, whimsical games,
as well as travel, office, and pet accessories. For someone who
deserves to treat themselves, it’s all about glam
and comfort gifts. Cozy up with cold weather must-haves
from Echo, candles from illume,
and super-soft cashmere socks from iLux,
all housed inside a warm and woodsy space. For someone especially
hard to shop for, “Home for the Holidays
STORY” offers the perfect gifts from grooming kits
to tech items and rock music-inspired collectibles, and
even a cocktail kit from Brooklyn’s Hella Bitters. And
finally, for someone little and bright on your list, customers can
discover great space and science-themed gifts, DIY
kits and animal plush toys.
Home for the Holidays is also about how we spend time together – so drop by for pop-up card making sessions and ornament crafting. Tired from shopping? Pop in for a workshop or art class where the staff will be customizing gifts for everyone on your list – yourself included. If you’re gearing up to host family friends this season, join us to discover how to take your tablescape up a notch with napkin ring customization, decorating tips, ceramic bowl customization, and cookie decorating classes for mini-makers. This season, it’s all happening at Home for the Holidays – so remember to RSVP and get on our nice email list for updates and more.
would the holidays be without sweet treats? STORY
at Macy’s has joined forces with Kellogg’s Rice
Krispies Treats, a favorite in homes across the country for
generations. “We are excited about bringing our brands to life
in new contexts and occasions. When the opportunity to be a part of
STORY’s Home for the Holidays installation at Macy’s came up, it
seemed perfect for Rice Krispies Treats, to further spread our
message of love through holiday events,” shared Gail Horwood,
chief marketing officer Kellogg North America. In all 36 STORY at
Macy’s locations, customers will be able to take a break from
shopping and decorate their own holiday Rice Krispies Treats
to gift to friends or enjoy at their own family celebrations.
STORY at Macy’s flagship location inside Macy’s Herald Square
in New York City, the wonder of the holidays will be celebrated with
a larger-than-life experience, created with designer David Stark.
“For the flagship location, we wanted to give shoppers the
ultimate home experience and introduce them to our friends who’ve
been part of STORY holidays year after year – David Stark designed
our amazing flagship environment, artist Darcy Miller will bring our
NYC section to life with original art and will host special events,
and Iris Apfel is back by popular demand to sell jewelry from her
personal collection,” added Shechtman.
Featuring Yara Shahidi, Kate Moss, Megan Thee Stallion, Spike and Tonya Lee and more.
“Wonder For All,” its campaign for the 2019
holiday season. Starring a fun, diverse cast that includes actress
Yara Shahidi, model Kate Moss, rapper Megan Thee
Stallion in her first-ever fashion campaign, Spike and Tonya
Lee, and more friends of Coach, the campaign
follows the band of revelers as they gather at an impromptu party at
a New York brownstone. Capturing the magical mood of the season, it
champions the belief of coming together for the holidays and the
inclusive, authentic spirit of New York.
by Juergen Teller, who debuted his first campaign for Coach
this fall, the colorful, irreverent print campaign highlights the
individuality of the campaign’s cast members. Set on the Upper West
Side and featuring Shahidi, Moss, Megan Thee Stallion as well
as model Fernanda Ly, actor Miles Heizer and an
unexpected feathered friend, it sees the cast in joyful, unfiltered
scenes that highlight the house’s spirit of playfulness and the
authentic self-expression that defines New York City.
campaign also introduces the house’s new Horse and Carriage
collection. Seen on Kate Moss and a new version of the Kat
Saddle Bag, the collection reimagines Coach’s iconic Horse and
Carriage motif as a cool, colorful pattern on bags and
ready-to-wear. First introduced in the 1950s, the Horse and Carriage
is a symbol of Coach’s legacy of leathercraft and New York heritage,
and the house’s first-ever code.
For All” is also a series of short
films written and directed by Bunny Kinney. Featuring
Spike and Tonya Lee, actress Camila Morrone, winner of
Season 8 of Ru Paul’s Drag RaceBob the Drag Queen,
and writer, actor and producer Ben Sinclair, as well as
special appearances by the Shahidi family and the Newark
Boys Choir, the films celebrate the magic and spontaneous fun of
being together during the most festive time of year.
customers in Japan will be able to play a limited-edition Rexy
holiday video game where the house’s beloved mascot snowboards
through animated Coach worlds with the goal of reaching the holiday
Inspired by Chen’s New Picture Book, Juno Valentine and the Fantastic Fashion Adventure, Capsule Collection Now Available at JanieandJack.com and Stores Nationwide
Children’s fashion brand Janie and Jack and fashion influencer Eva Chen has debuted the second installment of the Juno Valentine by Janie and Jack Collection. The collection consists of clothing, swimsuits, shoes, and accessories inspired by the fashion icons from Chen’s newest children’s book, Juno Valentine and the Fantastic Fashion Adventure, published by Feiwel and Friends and released on October 29th. Featuring over 50 fashion and accessory pieces, the collection is inspired by iconic women from Eva Chen’s new fashion fairytale—who Juno and Finn meet on their quest to find the perfect outfit for school picture day.
and Jack is a design house with every kid at its heart—because
individual style starts early. Each season collections feature modern
twists on classic fashion. Janie and Jack is known for family
moments, thoughtful details and memorable gifts.
so excited to be partnering with Janie and Jack again for our second
Juno Valentine collection,” says Chen. “Writing the second
book was an adventure, and seeing the clothes come to life at the
hands of Janie and Jack’s talented design team has been a thrill!
My personal favorite are the deliciously fluffy tulle dresses—they’ll
be on every girl’s wish list—and the bandana print puffer.”
Juno Valentine by Janie and Jack Collection features effortless
fashion for young fans of Hollywood glamour with classic silhouettes,
including a tunic adorned with pearl button necklace, black ponte
pants and leather ballet flats. Dresses, perfect for any celebration,
include a black and white embroidered organza dress with black velvet
bodice and a red tulle dress with a satin bow bodice. Inspired by
Marie Antoinette and her reported love of sweets, styles are
portrayed through whimsical dresses, skirts and tops with layers of
pastel tulle, ruffles and oversized rosettes. Standout dresses
include a French blue embroidered organza style and a blush pink
tulle dress, designed with just the right amount of twirl-factor.
Taking inspiration from the bold and glamorous style of The Jazz Age,
all-over snakeskin and banana prints add a twist to leggings,
sweatshirts, and swimwear.
addition, Juno’s everyday look gets an update, while still
incorporating her playful signature stripes and red bandana print.
And her brother Finn now has a look of his own, which includes denim
overalls with embroidered lightning bolts and a classic Juno
red-striped tee, made for any and all fashion adventures!
with Eva on a second Juno Valentine by Janie and Jack Collection has
been a phenomenal collaborative experience,” said Shelly
Walsh, SVP and General Manager, Janie and Jack. “Eva brings
a fun, fashion-forward point of view, and as a mother of two young
children, she understands what kids like to wear. The new collection
is a thoughtful balance of iconic fashion design and kid-friendly
available at www.janieandjack.com
and Janie and Jack stores nationwide, the collection is offered in
sizes 3-6 months through 12 years, with prices ranging from $16 to
$159. For more information on the
Juno Valentine by Janie and Jack Collection, please
The Very Best Gifts Along With Convenient Services To Make Gifting Easy, Nordstrom Is A One-Stop Holiday Destination For Customers
the season for cozy sweaters, fuzzy socks and gift-giving, and
is excited to offer customers the very best gifts for everyone on
their list, along with services to make gifting easy and fun. With
curated product in-store and on Nordstrom.com,
Nordstrom has thousands of gifts for everyone at every price point,
making the season of giving a little more convenient and a lot more
thrilled to welcome the holiday season and provide customers with a
single destination to find gifts for their friends and family,”
said Jamie Nordstrom, president of stores. “We know this can
be a busy and stressful time of the year, and we hope to provide
great gifts at a range of price points coupled with convenient
services to take the guessing out of gifting so our customers can
spend more time doing the things they love.“
holiday season, Nordstrom.com
gifts for everyone with a curated selection of exclusive, unique and
tried-and-true items from brands customers know and love. From
festive candles, to the perfect winter jackets, Nordstrom makes it
easy and stress-free to shop the best gifts by recipient, price or
Gift Shop: More than 70 Nordstrom stores will feature “The
Gift Shop” – an all-in-one shop for the perfect gifts at
accessible prices, including $22 cozy hats, $16 candles and $12 tote
bags. The Gift Shop will also include new-to-Nordstrom brands like
DECIEM, Compartés Chocolatier and Joya Studio.
Rack Gift Shops: Nordstrom Rack will offer in-store gift
shops to make it easy for customers to shop its top giftable items
by recipient and price point during the holiday season. Nordstrom
Rack will also launch ‘Holideals‘ beginning December 8,
which will feature a series of specially priced items available for
a limited time.
the holidays with the latest iteration of Pop-In@Nordstrom
and the rest of the Peanuts
along with hundreds of uncommon gifts. Featuring 1,000+ items, the
shop will also feature a wide range of gifts at every price, such as
home décor, health and wellness, travel, tech, beauty, accessories
and much more.
Target Ushers in the Holiday Season with Enhanced Guest Service, America’s Fastest-Growing Loyalty Program and Expanded Same-Day Fulfillment Options
A Curated Assortment Of Target Exclusives And National Brand Partnerships Round Out Retailer’s Holiday Plans
adds nearly $50 million in payroll compared to last holiday to
ensure more team members are available to assist guests during peak
hours, and doubles the number of team members dedicated to
fulfillment, including same-day services
just two weeks, 25 million guests and counting have enrolled in the
retailer’s new loyalty program, Target Circle, and that number is
Circle members will receive exclusive offers throughout the season,
including early access to select Black Friday doorbusters and
special deals – with no membership fee required
the most comprehensive suite of same-day delivery and pickup
options, Target helps guests get all their gifts and holiday
essentials and more in as soon as one hour
shipping with orders arriving as early as the next day available
Nov. 1 for all guests on hundreds of thousands of items with no
minimum purchase required
assortment of only-at-Target brands, new collaboration with Disney,
more than 10,000 new toys, and thousands of gifts – most under $15
– make gifting easier than ever
Corporation has announced its plans to offer guests an unrivaled
experience this holiday season. The retailer is adding nearly $50
million in payroll compared to last holiday to ensure more team
members are available to assist guests during peak hours, and
doubling the number of team members dedicated to fulfillment,
including same-day services, so guests can get their orders in as
soon as an hour. Target also shared that 25 million guests and
counting have enrolled in Target Circle, now the country’s
fastest-growing loyalty program. As Target Circle members, guests
will have new and exclusive ways to save throughout the season. And
with the most comprehensive suite of same-day delivery and pickup
options, Target will make it faster and more convenient for millions
of guests to get their gifts, holiday essentials and more.
year was our most successful holiday in more than a decade, and that
momentum has continued with industry-leading results throughout 2019.
Our strategy is paying off, and heading into the holidays, our
investments and unmatched focus on service will make it easier for
guests to shop on their terms, save and experience the joy of the
season,” said Target CEO Brian Cornell. “This
season, we’re making our biggest investment in holiday payroll to
ensure our team members will be ready to assist our guests when they
are shopping most. Coupled with the tremendous response we’re
seeing to Target Circle, our suite of same-day delivery services and
compelling assortment, I’m confident Target will be America’s
favorite place to shop this holiday and beyond.”
Service for the Holiday Season
consumer preferences and shopping habits have evolved, Target has
invested in training, payroll and specialty roles for store team
members at its more than 1,800 locations nationwide. The effort has
been designed to modernize and elevate Target’s approach to guest
service by creating specialized roles for its more than 300,000 team
members, who now dedicate their time and expertise to a specific
department, like beauty or electronics, or service, like fulfillment.
This season, the retailer is adding nearly $50 million in payroll
compared to last holiday to make more skilled team members available
to assist guests during peak holiday hours, like nights and weekends,
and doubling the number of team members dedicated to fulfillment,
including same-day services, so guests can get their orders in as
soon as an hour. Additionally, the retailer has invested more than
half a million more hours in training compared to last year to ensure
its team is prepared to deliver exceptional guest service during the
rolling out nationwide on Oct. 6, 2019, 25 million guests and
counting have enrolled in Target
that number continues to grow daily as more guests take advantage of
the program’s many benefits. During an 18-month test period, guests
enrolled in Target Circle saved more, shopped more frequently and
spent 2-5% more. When it comes to the holiday season, Target Circle
members will be incentivized by a number of exclusive perks,
access to select Black Friday doorbusters
Daily Deals from Nov. 1-27
deals throughout the season on holiday must-haves, including
apparel, TVs and more
benefits of Target Circle include earning 1% on every trip to
redeem at Target later and the opportunity to create a positive
impact in local communities by voting to direct Target’s giving.
Since Target began testing the program in select markets, Target
Circle members have helped direct more than $650,000 in local
giving within their communities. The program is free and easy to use,
with no membership fee required.
more than ever, guests are looking for convenient ways to shop, and
Target offers the most comprehensive suite of options to get
everything they need – without the wait or membership fee. For the
first holiday season, Target has scaled up its popular same-day
services, including Drive Up, Order Pickup and delivery
with Shipt, across the country.
New this year, Target is the first retailer to offer Drive
Up, its highest-rated service, in all 50 states. This free
service enables guests to order in the Target app and have their
items brought to their car, with most orders ready within an hour
and brought out in less than two minutes upon arrival.
Also new this season, same-day delivery with Shipt,
which allows guests to get items delivered in as soon as an hour, is
available directly from Target.com
and soon via the Target
Additionally, guests now have the option to pay per order, use their
to get 5% off their purchases, and receive Target
Shipt is available from 1,500 stores in 48 states.
Available at all Target stores, free Order
Pickup allows guests to shop online or in the Target app and
pick up their purchases in store, with most orders ready to pick up
in just an hour.
In addition to offering retail’s most comprehensive suite of
same-day services, Target is making free shipping available to all
guests for the holidays, with orders arriving as early as the next
all Target guests can access free shipping on hundreds of thousands
of items, with no minimum purchase or membership required. The
retailer will offer free shipping through Dec.
Explore The Wonder Of The Season With New Brands, Experiences And Services To Make Shopping Easy In-Store And Online at macys.com
As The Holiday Gift Destination, Macy’s Offers A Festive Assortment Of The Perfect Gifts For The Whole Family
Macy’s Puts Holiday In The Palm Of Each Shopper’s Hand With Store Maps And Style Inspiration Directly From Its Award-Winning App
year, Macy’s makes navigating
holiday shopping even easier with a seasonally curated assortment of
the best gifts in-store and online, brands that will deck the halls
and keep guests happy, plus services to make picking out the perfect
gift more convenient than ever. From finding a new fragrance or
creating a one-of-a-kind piece of jewelry to using technology to
refresh any space for entertaining, what’s new at Macy’s this
holiday has everyone covered.
on the role of Santa and head into your local Macy’s for unique and
custom experiences to make shopping for gifts fun and convenient.
holidays are the perfect time to gift a new scent, and Macy’s new
Bar allows customers to find their favorite. The
Fragrance Bar’s interactive screens activate when shoppers engage
with them by picking up a fragrance bottle, scent stick, or simply
touching it. From there, customers can learn all about the selected
fragrance, including scent notes, information about the perfumer and
customer reviews, and each product has a QR code enabled for product
purchase, allowing them to scan and pay through Macy’s mobile app,
and pick up in-store. Visit Macy’s fragrance hub online to take a
quiz to uncover your perfect scent match, learn about the newest
scents of the season, and more.
Your Own Jewelry
the most luxe, one-of-a-kind gift this holiday season, visit stores
to experience Macy’s newly launched “Create Your Own”
jewelry program. Shoppers work with a Macy’s colleague to
choose gemstones, diamonds, metals, shapes, settings and more via
in-store tablets. Options for men and women include incredible
engagement rings, wedding bands, necklaces, earrings, bracelets and
charms. Once the design is complete, the final, personalized piece
will be delivered to the customer’s home or local store in seven
days, making thoughtful gifting simple this holiday season.
Lane for Trim and Toys
the wonder of the holidays by visiting Macy’s
Holiday Lane Toy
to shop a festive assortment of Christmas décor and toy gifts. These
independent store fronts in select locations will make spirits bright
by showcasing some of the season’s most popular toys, glistening
ornaments and classic decorations, plus beautiful wreath adornments
and lush garlands to make this year’s holiday a memorable one.
customers can shop both trim and toys in more than 500 Macy’s
stores across the country, featuring exclusive items from F.A.O.
Schwarz, plus a well-rounded assortment from popular
brands including Barbie®, Hot Wheels®,
Fisher Price®, Board Games, L.O.L. Dolls, PAW Patrol®
Reality in Furniture
yourself the ultimate seasonal splurge and purchase a new piece of
furniture just in time for holiday entertaining. With Macy’s
“See Your Space IRL” technology, shoppers can
virtually see each piece in their home through the in-store VR
experience. Now available in 140 stores nationwide, virtual reality
technology allows customers to ensure that their purchase will
elevate their next holiday gathering, whether they’re looking to
buy a comfy couch for the whole family or an apartment-sized dining
table. There are thousands of products to choose from, including new
additions, such as rugs, upholstery and lighting. Starting
mid-November, shoppers’ favorite Customize It feature will now be
available in a VR experience. Choose from an assortment of different
fabrics and colors to design a truly unique piece of furniture.
Customers can also use their mobile device to visualize select
furniture pieces in their space via augmented reality technology
through Macy’s app and make a purchase from the convenience of
Park at Herald Square
At Macy’s iconic 34th Street Flagship, customers can shop the re-imagined men’s store featuring new and exciting products, fashion-forward brands and a curated space highlighting trends called The Park, which completely refreshes every eight to 12 weeks. The newly unveiled 14,500 square foot main floor experience is a lifestyle hotspot for the fashion-conscious, urban customer to be inspired and discover new brands and fashion in a trendy, au courant setting.
Whether you’re shopping for mom, dad or the one and only best friend, Macy’s selection of gift ideas takes the guesswork out of finding the perfect gift.
for the Home
comfort and coziness top of mind this season with Hotel
Collection’s new line, Hotel
Collection Classic. Created exclusively for Macy’s, the
new line was designed for the traditional customer looking for
elevated luxury expressed in an authentic classic aesthetic. From
rich jacquards and stunning velvets to beautiful embellishments,
Classic offers timeless elegance for the home. The line has a range
of pieces that will impress your holiday houseguests, including
duvets, comforters, shams, coverlets, sheets, bed skirts and
Photo Credits: All Images photographed by Connie Zhou, Mo Daoud, and David Zheng (and provided by Nordstrom Inc. PR)
On October 24th, Nordstrom, Inc. opened the doors to its first-ever flagship store for women and children in New York City. Located at 225 West 57th Street, across from the Nordstrom Men’s Store which launched in April 2018, the new store occupies the base of Central Park Tower, the tallest residential building in the world. Customers can shop 320,000 square-feet of retail space across seven-levels in the heart of the city. Nordstrom NYC represents the biggest and best statement (as well as the biggest gamble) of what the brand has to offer.
diverse as New York City itself, merchandise includes a curated
offering across all categories. Customers can shop a comprehensive
selection of apparel brands across a broad range of accessible and
aspirational price points, including Dries Van Noten, Givenchy,
Saint Laurent, Vince, Ted Baker London, Madewell, Reformation and
Topshop, complemented by an extensive selection of accessory
brands like Longchamp, Chloe, Valentino, Fendi, Loewe, MCM, Coach
its heritage in shoes dating back to 1901, Nordstrom NYC offers
customers three shoe departments, including one entire
floor dedicated to women’s shoes. The vast shoe selection will
include Gucci, Prada, Christian Louboutin, Golden Goose, Tory
Burch, Birkenstock, UGG, Steve Madden, Nike and more.
testament to the ever-evolving nature of the New York City store, the
first level will be home to a rotating series of installations,
kicking off with a Christian Louboutin pop-up featuring an
exclusive 30-piece capsule of footwear, handbags and gift items
for men & women, inspired by the Palais de la Porte Dorée
Museum near Louboutin’s childhood home in Paris.
to its roots in shoes, Nordstrom is launching Perfect Pairs,
an exclusive collaboration with 14 customer favorite brands, and a
diverse group of NYC muses, bringing together the likes of Steve
Madden with model Winnie
Harlow; Cole Haan with
poet and activist Cleo Wade; Nike with
Tennis champion Maria Sharapova; Birkenstock
with celebrity stylist Leslie Fremar; UGG with costume
designer Patricia Field, and more.
Kim, Nordstrom Vice President of Creative Projects, also brings
the unique Nordstrom offering to life, curating concepts within the
flagship to create a sense of newness and discovery for customers.
Beginning with British fashion house Burberry, the exclusive Nordstrom concept shop will showcase products from the Autumn/Winter 2019 collection, housed within a giant, immersive installation spanning five rooms, accented with wood paneled walls and raised theatre style seating, windows for visitors to illustrate or tag with graffiti, and a café featuring Nick Knight‘s Portrait of a Rose print throughout with a menu of British classics available to order.
off fall with Nordstrom x Nike (NxN), Nordstrom has developed
the ultimate women’s sneaker boutique with a distinctive view on
style and sport. NxN is the place to find coveted Nike product with a
curated selection of merchandise from the most compelling brands in
fashion. To celebrate the opening, the shop will exclusively launch a
Jordan Air Latitude 720 sneaker with Swarovski and the Nike by
Olivia Kim capsule collection of sneakers and apparel, inspired
by Kim’s NYC-experience during the 90s, launching in-store on October
opening of the New York City flagship brings the exciting in-store
curation of SPACE, a boutique featuring advanced and emerging
designer collections selected by Olivia Kim from brands such as
Cecille Bahnsen, Bode, Eckhaus Latta, Jacquemus, Martine Rose,
Molly Goddard, and Simone Rocha, as well as exclusives
from Tom Wood and Sandy Liang. Unique to the flagship,
SPACE includes the first branded in-store shop from Acne Studios,
and a one-of-a-kind Comme des Garçons shop designed with
artist and furniture designer Marc Hundley.
Collection Features 20 Products Across All Categories And 33 Gift Sets For Everyone On This Year’s Shopping List
holiday, M·A·C Cosmetics plays with a classic symbol of the
celebratory season with its Starring You
taking the twinkling star in all-new directions – on packaging, in
a glittering lineup of products and kits, and in dazzling new looks.
More than just the inspiration behind shimmering hues, the star is
YOU. A legendary lineup for eyes, lips and face encourages
everyone to create, make a name for themselves and claim center
working with the Starring You collection, the first word that came to
my mind was ‘opulent,’” said Fatima Thomas, M·A·C Senior
Artist. “The finishes are reflective, varying from moderate
frost to high-beam metallic, and apply smoothly. The colour palette
is sophisticated and urbane. After the predominantly fiery coppers
and rusts of SS19, it’s refreshing to create looks with rich plums,
pinots, irons and garnets laced with sparkle.“
In the new collection, stars are born this holiday season. All-new glitter-coated Kiss Of Stars Lipstick serves subtle glam or full-on glitz with creamy, eye-catching shimmer in six shades. Newly returned Spellbinder Shadow is another must-have, with magnetically charged ionized pigments that cling to eye lids. Four deep velvety shades provide intense, dimensional color payoff. For Pro-worthy application, Thomas suggests starting with a layer of Prep + Prime 24-Hour Extend Eye Base, then spritzing Prep + Prime Fix + onto a brush loaded with Spellbinder Shadow before patting onto lids.
The Luxury Handbag Authority Launches A Revolutionary Tool Designed To Instantly Reveal Your Handbag’s Current Resale Value
the destination for buying and selling luxury handbags, has launched
a revolutionary tool that instantly reveals the resale value of any
bag that you’re eyeing, or already have in your closet: Clair by
Rebag, the Comprehensive Luxury Appraisal Index for Resale.
hard to imagine ever falling out of love, but the reality is, we’ve
all got unwanted baggage. Want to know the real value of your
handbag? Just ask Clair.
first of its kind, and five years in the making, Clair is a
powerful proprietary software which allows Rebag to generate a highly
accurate offer in an instant and empowers consumers to make the most
of every luxury handbag purchase. Clair determines the value of any
handbag across a list of more than 50 brands and 10,000 bags. It
offers consumers an exact and fully automated price that Rebag is
currently willing to pay to acquire that item.
more and more consumers contemplating the resale value of their
luxury purchases, we’ve created a taxonomy that provides a more
transparent way for consumers to shop more wisely,” says
Charles Gorra, Founder and CEO of Rebag. “We’ve spent years
gathering data and analyzing the luxury handbag market. Clair is our
way of sharing that knowledge with the world – and it’s only the
an industry where pricing is notoriously shrouded in mystery, Clair
is an easy-to-use appraisal index as well as universal codes and
condition grades to serve as a common pricing reference for resellers
worldwide. This industry-wide framework lifts the opaque curtain
currently on the handbag resale market, allowing consumers to make
smart decisions on their purchases, know the value of their purchase
upfront and view handbags as a new investment category. Clair was
created for everyone, not just those who shop and sell at Rebag. The
tool reduces the time it takes to normally receive a price quote,
eliminating the friction and hesitation consumers often feel when it
comes to resale.
by Rebag makes it possible to instantly check the value of luxury
handbags in three easy steps: through the Rebag website or app,
navigate to the Clair portal to select the handbag’s brand, model,
style, and size, then tell Clair a bit more about the color and
condition, and it will instantly generate your handbag’s resale
an appraisal from Clair doesn’t lock consumers in to buy or sell
through Rebag; in fact, it only opens more possibilities. Once
customers have seen the future of their handbag, they can decide to
hold onto the investment for posterity, consign it, sell/trade it in
through Rebag or even buy more of them – the options are endless.
by Rebag wilas officially unveiled on October 24th and is
accessible for all consumers via the mobile app or website.
For more information on Clair by Rebag visit www.rebag.com/clair.
United Colors of Benetton launches U.S. Pop-Up in Los Angeles
October, United Colors of Benetton will open the doors to its
first United States Pop-Up shop in more than 4 years. Located
in the Santa Monica Place shopping center, the four-week
Pop-Up event will begin on October 25, 2019, and conclude on
November 24, 2019. The apparel will showcase the brand’s new
approach to streetwear-inspired design and a renewed commitment to
sustainable fashion under the artistic direction of Jean-Charles
de Castelbajac. The Pop-Up will offer exclusive lines from the
2019 Milan Fall Fashion show, which unveiled experimental
textiles and ecological materials inspired by the sea.
Pop-Up shop will be a physical monument to the brand’s colorful
energy and creative DNA. The shop is also a representation of its
broad e-commerce offerings. “With the exception of the
clothing on display, the Santa Monica Pop-Up will operate without any
inventory,” says Andrea Rossetto, United Colors of
Benetton’s U.S. Representative. “Customers will be able to
try on and interact with the clothing, but then all purchases will be
made through the in-store online portal and shipped directly to the
practice will eliminate waste and allow for a seamless brand
experience. Executive Chairman Luciano Benetton has also
recently noted that, due to strong online sales in recent years, the
brand is considering re-opening stores on a more permanent basis in
the United States.
in 1965, Benetton is a world industry leader in sustainable fashion
and production. Always committed to social causes and reducing the
environmental footprint of its activities, the company has
implemented responsible and sustainable management of its operations
to build a better environment for the fashion community. Most
recently, United Colors of Benetton pledged that by 2025, 100% of the
cotton used by Benetton will be sustainable: organic, recycled or
sourced from Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) farmers.
all items will be available through the new U.S. ecommerce platform
is free with a purchase of more than $50; free returns and exchanges
are also available.