Mark Badgley and James Mischka Debut Badgley Mischka 2019 Holiday Gift Guide

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.

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?

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2019 Hoilday Gift Guide: Citizen Unveils Disney Princess Diamond Timepiece Collection, Available Exclusively at Zales

Citizen continues to celebrate its ongoing collaboration with Disney through the unveiling of a new Disney Princess Diamond Timepiece collection, available for purchase exclusively at Zales.

Citizen delights its Disney timepieces with some of the most beloved Disney princess characters including Ariel, Belle, Cinderella and Snow White. Each watch is adorned with treasured symbols from each princess that true Disney fans will cherish.

Disney Princess Diamond Timepiece Collection (Photo Credit: Business Wire)

The collection commences with a limited-edition Snow White-inspired timepiece showcased two-tone stainless steel and gold tone case and bracelet. The dial is embellished with Snow White’s floral wreath pattern etched onto elegant mother of pearl. Hidden amongst the detailing is Snow White’s signature red apple placed between the 3 and 4 o’clock markers. One diamond and one red Swarovski Genuine Topaz dance freely among the unique outer ring designs allowing them to interplay with light on the wrist. The timepiece is complete with the iconic phrase “Fairest of them all” noted on the case back.

From the Disney classic, Beauty and the Beast, Citizen’s new Belle inspired watch is showcased in rose gold-tone stainless steel with a beautiful mother of pearl dial. A rose seen in a bell jar is embellished in gold detailing paying homage to the enchanted scene. A collection of diamonds is placed on the dial while a single diamond and yellow Swarovski Genuine Topaz move freely along the outer ring. Etched on the case back is a reminder to always “Find the beauty inside.”

For the Princess who never stopped dreaming, Cinderella is honored in the collection with a stainless-steel timepiece that dazzles with a blue gradient mother of pearl dial. The exquisite dial features Cinderella’s pumpkin carriage etched in silver print. Complete with Roman numeral indexes, whimsical hands, and a singular diamond placed at the 12 o’clock position, the timepiece is finished with “A dream is a wish your heart makes” on the case back.

Citizen rounds out the Disney Princess Diamond collection making a splash with the princess of the sea, Ariel. The timepiece inspired by the world’s most iconic mermaid is held in a stainless-steel case and bracelet adorned with a teal gradient mother of pearl dial. The dial showcases her majestic fin etched in a shimmering print and a clam shell embellished with a diamond on the 12 o’clock marker. Freely floating on the outer ring is a diamond and purple Swarovski Genuine Topaz. “Above the waves adventure awaits” graces the case back of the timepiece.

The Disney Princess Diamond collection is exclusively available for purchase in-store and online at Zales. Later this year, two other Disney heroines will be honored through additional celebratory timepieces by Citizen. To view the full collection, visit www.zales.com/watches/citizen-disney-princess/c/011102095.

“What Is Love?” Burberry Reveals Festive Holiday Campaign

Burberry‘s 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.

Burberry Festive 2019 Holiday Collection. Courtesy of Burberry

The 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

Burberry Festive Campaign. Courtesy of Burberry Photographed by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott
Burberry Festive 2019 Holiday Collection. Courtesy of Burberry
Burberry Festive Campaign. Courtesy of Burberry Photographed by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott

‘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.

Burberry Festive Campaign. Courtesy of Burberry Photographed by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott
Ikram Abdi Omar in Burberry Festive Campaign. Courtesy of Burberry Photographed by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott

The 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.

Burberry Festive Campaign. Courtesy of Burberry Photographed by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott

It 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!

And the cast itself seems to have had a fun and memorable time as well.

Carla Bruni (above) in Burberry Festive Campaign. Courtesy of Burberry. Photographed by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott

CARLA 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.

Burberry Festive 2019 Holiday Collection. Courtesy of Burberry
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Holiday Gift Guide: Skechers Premium Heritage Limited Edition Collection Returns with New Capsule of Styles in Time for Holiday

The Skechers Premium Heritage Limited Edition Holiday Collection is set to drop worldwide tomorrow, November 15. The five-pack offering, designed with luxurious materials on the Company’s most iconic outsoles, follows on the heels of the successful launch of the Premium Heritage One collection.

The Skechers Premium Heritage Limited Edition Holiday Collection drops around the world on November 15. (Photo: Business Wire)

In a world with fast trends and social media creating demand for the latest hot item, consumers want newness, freshness, and something that stands out and is available for a limited time,” said Michael Greenberg, president of Skechers. “That’s the foundation of our Skechers Premium Heritage concept. These are statement shoes with high-end materials and design details on signature Skechers outsoles. It’s a capsule that creates buzz with key opinion leaders.”

The new range expands on the first wave of Premium Heritage styles that launched in September. The Skechers Energy – Captains View updates the original chunky sneaker with red leopard print, tassels, blue overlays and an intricate rope collar. The Skechers D’Lites – Golden Idea delivers a subtle luxe look with soft black leather and gold chain detailing. And there are two looks on the Skechers D’Lites 3.0 – the Cheetah Queen delivers animal power with multi-colored cheetah print plus jeweled laces, and the Flashy Stud (available in both white and black colorways) runs with current logo trends with a massive rhinestone D’Lites embellishment over snakeskin detailing.

Skechers Logo

Skechers pioneered the chunky sneaker two decades ago with the Skechers Energy, and the look soon gained popularity around the globe thanks to the help of stars like Britney Spears who appeared in the style. The style evolved with the introduction of Skechers D’Lites – a lighter version of its original style – in 2007. Ten years later, Skechers D’Lites reemerged in Asia on the retro chunky sneaker trend, sparking a global movement that included models walking runways in New York, London, Milan, Berlin and other cities. Always remaining fresh and relevant, the classic look was updated with the more modernized chunkier Skechers D’Lites 3.0 collection and featured in numerous celebrated collaborations. The styles have appeared on fashion editorial pages globally, and covered by taste-making sites like HypeBae, HypeBeast and High Snobiety.

The new range of Skechers Premium Heritage Limited Edition styles launch November 15 exclusively at skechers.com and in select Skechers retail stores in the United States and around the globe as well as in select specialty retailers in international markets.

Coach Presents “Wonder For All” A Holiday Campaign Championing Inclusivity, Optimism And Authenticity

Featuring Yara Shahidi, Kate Moss, Megan Thee Stallion, Spike and Tonya Lee and more.

Coach hasunveiled “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.

Coach Logo (PRNewsfoto/Coach)

Photographed 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.

The 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.

Meghan Thee Stallion in Coach’s 2019 “Wonderr for All” Holiday Campaign, her very first fashion campaign ever.

Wonder 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 Race Bob 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.

Coach 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 party.

Nordstrom Expands In New York City With Opening Of Flagship Store

Photo Credits: All Images photographed by Connie Zhou, Mo Daoud, and David Zheng (and provided by Nordstrom Inc. PR)

Nordstrom Incorporated logo. (PRNewsFoto)
Nordstrom NYC Level 1 – Handbags (Connie Zhou)

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.

Nordstrom NYC Level 3 – Designer Women’s Apparel (Connie Zhou)
Nordstrom NYC – Comme des Garçons Shop (Connie Zhou)

As 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 and more.

Nordstrom NYC Level 4 – Denim (Connie Zhou)
Nordstrom NYC Level 4 – Women’s Apparel (Connie Zhou)
Nordstrom NYC Level 4 – Women’s Apparel (Connie Zhou)
Nordstrom NYC Lower Level 2 – Kids Wear (Connie Zhou)

Honoring 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.

Nordstrom NYC Lower Level – Women’s Shoes & Shoe Bar (Connie Zhou)
Nordstrom NYC Lower Level – Women’s Shoes (Connie Zhou)
Nordstrom NYC Lower Level 2 – Kids Shoes Conveyor Belt (Connie Zhou)

MERCHANDISE CONCEPTS

Nordstrom NYC Level 2 Christian Louboutin Pop-Up Shop featuring an exclusive 30-piece capsule of footwear, handbags and gift items for men & women (Connie Zhou)

A 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.

Nordstrom NYC Level 3 – Fitting Room
Nordstrom NYC Level 3 – Stylist’s Lounge (Connie Zhou)

True 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.

Nordstrom NYC Level 5 – Atrium (Connie Zhou)

Olivia 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.

Nordstrom NYC Level 3 – Burberry Shop Concept Shop will showcase products from the Autumn/Winter 2019 collection (Connie Zhou)

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.

Nordstrom NYC – Nordstrom x Nike – Level 1 (Mo Daoud)
Nordstrom NYC – Burberry Concept Space – Level 2 (David Zheng)

Kicking 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 31.

Nordstrom NYC Level 3 – SPACE featuring 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. (Connie Zhou)

The 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.

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Rebag Transforms the Resale Industry with Clair, the Universal Luxury Appraisal Index

The Luxury Handbag Authority Launches A Revolutionary Tool Designed To Instantly Reveal Your Handbag’s Current Resale Value

Rebag, 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.

ReBag logo

It’s 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.

The 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.

With 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 beginning.”

In 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.

Clair 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 value.

Receiving 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.

Clair 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.