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.
Auberge Resorts Collection, a portfolio of award-winning hotels, resorts and residences, today announced that it plans a Spring 2020 opening for its first urban retreat in the dynamic destination of Austin, Texas. Commodore Perry Estate, Auberge Resorts Collection will be a modern interpretation of a residential estate from yesteryear, where guests are invited to sit back, celebrate and inspire thoughtful conversation. Designed by internationally known designer Ken Fulk, the resort will bring a new level of contemporary glamour, whimsical soul and effortless luxury representative of Austin’s uniqueness. The intimate 10-acre resort offers a uniquely Texas familiarity brimming with character, independent spirit and charm, boasting 42 rooms and 12 suites, and amenities including an organic urban farm, Lutie’s – the signature garden restaurant, a members club and a serene outdoor swimming pool.
“It is with great pride that we welcome Commodore Perry Estate to the Auberge family. Bringing a combination of exquisite design, exceptional location and an authentically Austin experience, this one-of-a-kind Estate introduces a new level of style and distinctive luxury to the diverse city,” said Marco Bustamante, General Manager, Commodore Perry Estate. “We are delighted that Auberge Resorts Collection has been welcomed so warmly into the vibrant Austin community, and are excited to be a best-loved destination for events, weddings and celebration.”
Built in the Jazz Age in 1928, Commodore Perry Estate was originally the country home of Commodore Edgar and Lutie Perry, a place for them to entertain and connect with family when they weren’t traveling through Europe. The 10,800-square-foot Italianate mansion was designed by Dallas architect Henry Bowers Thompson in 1927. Declaring the home, “a great place to throw a party,” Perry was popular for his Gatsby-esque soirées on property. In subsequent decades, Commodore Perry Estate went through many chapters, housing several schools and adding a chapel, and serving as the site of prominent weddings and important Austin events. Located just north of The University of Texas at Austin in the historic neighborhood of Hancock, Commodore Perry Estate is surrounded by expansive grounds, lush green English gardens, spring-fed Waller Creek and a stone wall enclosing the property to create an ideal setting for year-round getaways. The intimate chapel and gardens are the perfect backdrop for special events, weddings and private celebrations.
Commodore Perry Estate features signature imaginative elements from powerhouse designer Ken Fulk, known for projects such as San Francisco’s The Battery and Saint Joseph’s Arts Society, Legacy Records in New York’s Hudson Yards and notable private residential commissions. The layered aesthetic is part history, part imagination and all Austin. The imaginative interiors represent over two years of Fulk’s shopping excursions to Round Top Antiques Show, the Lone Star State’s haven for antiquing. Fulk has curated a mix of custom and heirloom vintage pieces creating an atmosphere that feels collected over time. Fulk worked in collaboration with renowned architecture firm Moule and Polyzoides and award-winning local Austin firms Clayton & Little and Ten Eyck Landscape Architects to restore Commodore Perry Estate to its former glory.
“When I first saw Commodore Perry Estate, I was simply mesmerized. It was as if a European country estate had been transported to a bucolic Texas hill country landscape,” said Fulk. “We strived to craft experiences that combined a relaxed European elegance and true gracious Texas hospitality with an ease and comfort to every experience that will welcome members and visitors to sit back and enjoy themselves.”
As the centerpiece of the property, the original Mansion instantly communicates an elevated, residential atmosphere. Guests will feel as though they’re arriving at the stately home of an old family friend. Handed keys upon arrival, guests will be invited to enjoy the Mansion as they would their own private estate. The five bedrooms from the Perry’s original residence have been transformed into uniquely charming hotel suites as a nod to its original inhabitants. Edgar Perry’s Suite, with its safari-inspired play of patterns, reflects a love of world travel and high culture, while Lutie Perry’s Suite presents a softer side in a palette of pink velvet, faux fur and muted leopard carpet. The downstairs Living Room boasts a new cocktail bar, and the sunny Solarium, with its original tile floors, is perfect for small bites or cocktails. The Dining Room and Breakfast Room are dedicated to informal dining experiences throughout the day. With a wide range of indoor and outdoor lounge options, including the Loggia and Terrace, members and resident members can enjoy a daily menu of Estate favorites and signature cocktails with prime seating for club programming, such as intimate concerts, lectures or tastings. Membership at The Commodore Perry Estate offers members and their guests’ exclusive access to the resort in addition to inspired, cultural programming, experiences and events.
The new private club at Commodore Perry Estate will draw membership from the diverse fabric of the ever-changing Austin community. Offering a stunning environment for locals to meet, dine, collaborate and nourish while cultivating community connection and building on the Estate’s history and traditions. The club also seeks to acknowledge and support exceptional local and national talent in the arts, fashion, culinary, wellness and finance realms to not only provide a rich and unique experience for members, but to also give back to the Austin community.
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
In the ultimate display of personal expression, PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue makes a dramatic statement for eyes, nails and hair in a variety of finishes from glittery and glam to dusty matte.
Classic Blue in Home Décor
Offering the promise of protection PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue is a pervasive favorite for home. Creating a stable foundation from which to build, PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue injects creative confidence into interiors, transforming a space through unique color combinations and tonal statements. Easily applied across so many different materials, textures and finishes, PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue is a dependable blue that can take you in different directions expressing tradition and elegance as well as unexpected boldness.
Classic Blue in Graphic Design and Packaging
Because of PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue’s relation to the sky at dusk, something we see every day, it maintains a perception of dependability and constancy. A color we respond to viscerally as being trustworthy, PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue is an ideal shade for many applications of graphic design. This is especially true for packaging where PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue conveys the message of honesty, credibility and reliability that today’s consumers are connecting to.
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?
Inspired by the World’s Epic Alpine Destinations, New Concept Debuts with Dedicated Source Book Showcasing Distinctive New Collections by Acclaimed Global Designers
announced today the unveiling of RH
Ski House, a
curated concept inspired by the world’s epic alpine destinations
that presents over 60 new collections reflecting the brand’s
distinctive point of view on mountain living.
is defined by a rustic yet refined aesthetic with modern and
contemporary influences, and debuts with a dedicated print and
which can be viewed at RHSkiHouse.com.
Chairman and CEO Gary Friedman commented, “Whether you ski,
or just enjoy being in the mountains or snow, RH Ski House was
designed to make anyone feel warm, comfortable, and relaxed. It’s a
collection that is the result of curating the best people, products,
ideas, and inspiration we’ve come across, then carefully
integrating each, where the whole becomes more valuable than the
collection of furniture, lighting, textiles and décor is the result
of the brand’s creative partnerships with a select group of
internationally renowned designers. Evoking dramatic winter
snowscapes, sculptural shapes and luxe natural materials layer with
rich organic texture, warm earthen hues and stunning statement
bold silhouettes wrapped in sumptuous, long-haired New Zealand
sheepskin for ultimate, sink-in comfort, showcased in oversized sofas
and sectionals, as well as the
Yeti Sheepskin Armchair,
Sheepskin Dining Chair
living, dining and bedroom, The
Rustic European Oak collectionbyTheo
celebrates the organic beauty of solid oak timbers from decades-old
buildings with contemporary lines that allow the wood’s timeworn
character to take center stage. The Dutch designer also debuts Rigby
Reclaimed Rustic Oak–
where unfinished, rough-sawn slabs appear to float on streamlined
New Partnership With Sensei Retreats Introduces a New Concept In Fully Customizable, Science-Based Programming For Mind And Body, The First all-inclusive wellness experience Offered By Four Seasons, Including Meals By Sensei By Nobu
to the Hawaiian market and a Four Seasons first, the all-inclusive
hotel will focus exclusively on wellness retreats, offering a
comprehensive and fully customisable program tailored to individual
with our partners at Sensei
we’ve created a retreat where guests can experience it all in one
location. Uniquely crafted itineraries are entirely fluid and
adaptable, even as the journey is unfolding for our guests,”
those travelling together can enjoy individual programs tailored to
their own interests while also benefitting from shared experiences.”
Seasons partnership with Sensei signals our deep understanding of
what today’s luxury traveller wants: an exclusive and
differentiated wellness travel experience, perfectly pairing Sensei’s
evidence-based approach to healthy living with Four Seasons renowned
and legendary service,”
Global Operations, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts. “Set
against the backdrop of the uniquely breathtaking Lanai landscape,
this new offering combines unmatched hospitality, nutritious upscale
dining and reputable experts to offer a luxury wellness experience
found nowhere else in the world.”
against a backdrop of towering Cook pines and banyan trees on the
island of Lanai, which is also home to the beachfront Four Seasons
Resort Lanai, the new wellness experience takes full advantage of
the 90,000 acre (36,000 hectare) island’s natural beauty and
The foundation for the property is an evidence-led approach to well-being that focuses on three practices – movement, nourishment, and rest – which are connected and enriched by one another, helping guests get familiar and maintain a conversation with body and mind. These three practices are the basis for programming, and integrating elements from all categories lead to a balance that is at the heart of the Sensei philosophy, as well as helping guests discover new patterns and experiences they can implement in their everyday lives on a consistent and ongoing basis.
From private spa hale to world-class cuisine, guest will enjoy a luxury of limitless choices including body treatments; personal training; group classes and lectures in yoga, meditation, fitness, nutrition, mindfulness, Hawaiian culture, art and enrichment, meditation and cultural immersion; and enriching activities on land and sea; all while experiencing the beauty of the secluded island of Lanai.
The Marcus Hotels & Resorts Hosts Something For Everyone At This Year’s Can’t-Miss Festivities
Soon the banisters of the AAA Four Diamond Pfister Hotel and the AAA Four Diamond Hilton Milwaukee City Center (509 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53203, (414) 271-7250) will be adorned with tinsel and evergreen boughs as the festive spirit of the holiday season returns to treasured Milwaukee traditions and celebrations. Guests from near and far have the opportunity to experience a variety of classic holiday merriment, as well as new and creative events to ring in this special time of year.
located in Milwaukee, Wis., was recently
as a Top
Hotel in the Midwest by
Nast Traveler readers
the 2019 edition of Condé
Nast Traveler’s annual Readers’ Choice Awards***.
More than 125 years old, the iconic hotel is known for its gracious
service, timeless elegance and the finest in exceptional hospitality.
As Milwaukee’s distinguished luxury hotel, The Pfister has created
many exceptional programs, including an internationally recognized
in its 11th year, Pfister
that chronicles the daily life and spirt of the hotel, and its
featuring its very own Tea
The Pfister is also home to the largest
Victorian art collection
of any hotel in the world. This is the third consecutive year the
property has been named a Top Hotel in the Midwest by Condé Nast
“Can’t Miss” Holiday Events at The Pfister Hotel:
annual tree lighting ceremony in the lobby of The
is one of Milwaukee’s most beloved and anticipated traditions.
Featuring an 18-foot, LED-lit holiday tree, the jolly event
includes complimentary hot cocoa, tasty holiday treats, music, and
more. Parents are invited to bring their cameras, as Santa
be arriving at 5:20 p.m. on a Milwaukee
Fire Department fire truck
to greet guests and pose for photos. Guests are encouraged to write
letters to Santa and drop them in Santa’s special mailbox, which
he will take back with him to the North Pole. The tree lighting
ceremony will take place promptly at 5:30 p.m.; the other
activities continue until 6:30 p.m. To support those in need during
the holiday season, The Pfister Hotel will collect non-perishable
food items for Hunger
and encourages guests to bring donation items. This
event is free and open to the public. Enjoy complimentary parking
with any purchase.
and enjoy the majestic holiday ambiance of The Pfister Hotel
Lobby while shopping for gifts created by over 60
local artists and vendors. Curated by the talented Renee Bebaeu,
The Pfister Holiday Marketplace is the ideal place to find
the perfect gifts for everyone on your list, all while taking in
the sights and sounds of local art and music. Located in The
Pfister Lobby, entry into the marketplace is free.
and Sundays, December 7, 8, 14, 15
| Two times available each day, from
8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.,
as well as 11:30
a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
by popular demand, The Pfister Breakfast Buffet with Santa
is a holiday tradition that creates lifelong memories for the
entire family. Guests have the opportunity to share a festive
breakfast spread with Santa and his elves in the festive Pfister
ballroom. In addition to photos with Santa, which are highly
encouraged, each child will receive a special gift and will be able
to make crafts while penning a hand-written letter to Santa.
Smaller seating groups for each date will ensure that everyone has
an exceptional experience. For reservations call 877.704.5340 or
414.935.5950. Pricing: $49 Adults, $29 Children 3-10 years-old, 2
and under free (tax and gratuity are not included). Credit card
guarantee required. 48-hour cancellation notice required or full
amount is charged.
Tea at The Pfister
through Sunday Weekly until May 3, 2020 | Seating available at 12:30
p.m., 1:00 p.m., 1:30 p.m., or 2:00 p.m.As
winter rolls in, cozy up with tea at The Pfister’s beloved 23rd
floor lounge, Blu.
Guests will enjoy a spectacular view of the city and tableside tea
blending, presented in all-silver service by the one and only
Pfister Tea Butler.
Enjoy learning about each tea’s origin, unique flavors, effects on
mood and health, as well as blending options and perfect pairings.
House-made traditional sandwiches and pastries are also served.
Tea at The Pfister sells
out quickly, so make your reservation today. For
reservations, call 414.935.5950 or email
and credit card guarantee required. 48-hour cancellation notice
required or full amount is charged.
Thanksgiving Bountiful Brunch at The Pfister Thursday, November 28, 2019 | 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.Dine in the breathtaking atmosphere of the Pfister Grand Ballroom, the perfect setting for your family’s elegant and cheerful Thanksgiving celebration. Indulge in an array of fresh seafood on sculpted ice, a harvest of fresh salads and starters, an Artisan Wisconsin cheese station, freshly baked treats from the Grand Pastry table and chefs preparing organic eggs, pastas and succulently carved meats on site, not to mention all the traditional trimmings. Guests can extend the holiday experience with an overnight stay on Wednesday, November 27 or Thursday, November 28 for a special rate of $109 per night plus tax with the purchase of brunch. For reservations, call 877.704.5340 or 414.935.5950. Pricing: $69 Adults, $27 Children 3-10 years-old, 2 and under free (tax and gratuity are not included). Credit card guarantee required. 48-hour cancellation notice required or full amount is charged.
New Curated Home And Living Collection Offers Exciting Design At An Affordable Price
Inc., one of the world’s largest online destinations for the
home, unveiled Hykkon, a carefully curated collection of
stylish yet timeless home furnishings to help customers discover
exciting design at an affordable price. Hykkon is the first flagship
brand for Wayfair’s European business and launched today across
new Hykkon collection offers a curated assortment that is both
sophisticated and playful, embracing modern, minimalist and
unexpected elements. The brand features a retro-inspired colour
palette and aesthetic across a wide range of furniture and decor that
can be mixed and matched together or with existing pieces to fit any
thrilled to launch our first flagship brand across Wayfair Europe,
which gives our customers premium access to an in demand, modern
assortment at an affordable price point,” said Martin Reiter,
Head of Europe, Wayfair. “Curated, personal design does not have
to be expensive or hard to find. The launch of a style focused brand
like Hykkon is another step forward in our mission to deliver an
unparalleled customer experience in shopping for home.”
addition to Hykkon’s carefully selected assortment, the brand is
powered by Wayfair’s seamless shopping experience and delivery
network that makes it so easy to shop online for home. Shoppers
browsing Hykkon will have access to first class merchandising that
combines high quality, unique product imagery, precise dimensions and
descriptions, and customer reviews.
now at Wayfair in the United Kingdom and Germany, Hykkon includes
more than 700 products for the living room, dining room, and bedroom
as well as decor, textiles and lighting. To discover and shop the
full Hykkon collection, visit: www.wayfair.co.uk/Hykkon.
ollow along on social with #Hykkon#MyWayfairUK.
is one of the world’s largest online destinations to shop for your
home. Through technology and innovation, Wayfair makes it possible
for shoppers to quickly and easily find exactly what they want from a
selection of more than 14 million items across home furnishings,
décor, housewares and more. Committed to delighting its customers
every step of the way, Wayfair offers outstanding service from
product discovery to final delivery. Wayfair’s logistics network
catered for home allows fast and convenient delivery for products of
all shapes and sizes.
in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S. and with offices in Berlin, London and
Galway, the company employs 14,500 people, more than 1,700 of them in
Europe. Wayfair operates in the United Kingdom, Germany, Canada and
the U.S. The company generated $8 billion in net revenue for the
twelve months ended June 30, 2019 and is publicly listed on the New
York Stock Exchange.
Steps from Metro: LodgeWorks Partners, L.P. Hand-Picked Scotts Run South for Development of its 178-Room Luxe Property, Marking the Seventh Hotel for the Growing Brand
Hotel Tysons, a new-build property in the heart of Scotts
Run South, is officially underway. LodgeWorks Partners, L.P.,
the owner, operator and developer of the growing Archer
Hotel collection, hand-picked this location adjacent to the
McLean Silver Line Metro Station, which provides easy access
to Washington, D.C., just nine miles away, and the city’s
two airports, Dulles International and Reagan National.
highly anticipated hotel will be filled with curated luxuries,
thoughtful touches and local discoveries, all of which are at the
core of this award-winning brand’s success. In less than four years
Archer Hotelhas made
coveted “Best of Lists” in leading consumer magazines such
as Condé Nast Traveler and Travel + Leisure, in
addition to being at the pinnacle of its competition set –
occupying the top one to five percent (5%) spots in each city – on
trusted review sites.
ARCHER Hotelis a boutique collection with a focus on sincere service, curated luxuries and a dedication to details big and small. With properties in sought-after destinations and carefully selected suburbs, the hotels are designed to feel like welcoming residences, each with distinct nod to the location they call home. The hotels consistently rank in the top spots on trusted review sites based on guest feedback, with a strong theme of exceeding expectations. Current Archer locations can be found in sought-after cities – New York, Austin and Napa Valley – as well as up-andcoming destinations in top metro areas, such as Burlington, MA; Florham Park, NJ; and Redmond, WA. All of its city properties — New York, Napa and Austin — are in the running for Condé Nast Traveler’s 2019 Readers’ Choice Awards, which was recently published in November 2019 edition of Conde Nast Traveler magazine.
(The Archer Hotel Austin came in 19th (93.28 points)–of 20– on the Texas list of Best City Hotels. The Archer Hotel Napa came in 16th (96.18 points) –of 25– on the Northern California list of Best City Hotels in California. The Archer Hotel New York failed to place on this year list, but, hey, the competition was quite stiff all around with a record 600,000 registered voters, nearly 10,000 hotels, spas, airlines, trains, cruises, counties, islands, and destination resorts receiving votes. Of those, barely 15% made the final cut.)
Hotel Tysons is currently the only hotel in the development plans
for Scotts Run South. The dynamic Scotts Run development is
destined to be a new walkable urban village and will attract a
wonderful cross-section of guests with plans for approximately 6.5
million square feet of new residential and commercial development,
comprised of residential units, restaurants, retail, office space,
and an expansive public plaza. The Scotts Run stream valley park runs
through the site and on to the Potomac River, connecting
guests with wellness and nature.
Tysons locale boasts megacity attributes and infrastructure, while
retaining welcoming touches like tree-lined streets and a
lower-stress lifestyle. LodgeWorks is dedicated to bringing
sophistication to discerning guests who have an appreciation for
boutique hotel experiences and a fondness for attention to details
big and small. This the seventh hotel in the growing collection in
just five years since its first property opened. The preliminary
opening timeline for Archer Hotel Tysons is summer 2021.
seven-story hotel’s 178 guest rooms and suites will have a variety
of design palettes, which is true of all Archer properties. Just as
no two bedrooms in a home would be alike, the accommodations vary
throughout in both design and layout. Guests can choose from
Classic King, Double King (uncommon to find in hotels), Archer
King Suite and Archer’s Den, which are the largest
accommodations in the hotel. Archer’s Den is a one-bedroom suite
which offers a separate living area furnished with a comfy
chesterfield-style sofa, side chair and a 55-inch flatscreen TV.
Combine this with the fully-stocked wet bar and this room is the
perfect option for longer stays and entertaining.
by LK Architecture, Inc., Archer Hotel Tysons blends
historic adaptive reuse architecture with the modern urban infill to
create a distinctive experience at Scotts Run. Tumbled multi-color
brick mixes with contemporary metal panels, and floor-to-ceiling
muntin framed windows to create an urban chic destination in the
exciting new urban development.
Hotel Tysons will boast a rooftop event venue, a fitness
studio, bar and restaurant. The hotel will also
offer underground valet parking. Archer Hotel Tysons will
play host to meetings and events with more than 6,500 square feet of
space, including the rooftop with outdoor terrace, a board room
and several breakout rooms. Legendary James Beard award-winning
Chef Charlie Palmer who has already teamed up with
LodgeWorks at Archer in both New York and Napa, will operate the
hotel’s restaurant and be the exclusive provider of all food and
beverage services at the hotel including its events catering.
location of this hotel is ideal for both business and leisure
travelers. Tysons is the twelfth largest central business district in
the US, with 30 million square feet of office space, home to five
Fortune 500 headquarters and two super regional malls – Tysons
Corner Center, which is the 10th largest mall in the US, and
Tysons Galleria with anchors including Saks Fifth Avenue,
Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom and Bloomingdales; luxury stores
including Cartier, Chanel, and Louis Vuitton;
and technology stores which include Apple, Microsoft and
LodgeWorks Partners, L.P., is a privately held hotel development and management company with a rich history as hospitality brand innovators, industry-leading guest satisfaction, sophisticated development acumen and an experienced team that has successfully collaborated for more than 30 years. The company launched the ARCHER® Hotel boutique collection with a trio of high-profile U.S. destinations. In May 2014 Archer Hotel debuted in New York City/mid-town Manhattan, followed by an August 2016 opening in Austin at The Domain NORTHSIDE, and a much-anticipated November 2017 opening in downtown Napa, California. The collection continued its strategic development plan in upscale metro markets with a February 2018 opening in Burlington, MA (just outside of Boston), followed by a May 2018 addition in Florham Park, NJ, and in late May 2019 with a location in Redmond, WA (a high-tech Eastside suburb of Seattle).
LodgeWorks continues to own, franchise and/or manage a portfolio of branded hotels, including Hyatt House®, Hyatt Place®, Aloft®, Hampton Inn®, and Hilton Garden Inn®. For more information, please visit www.lodgeworks.com.
RH Interiors and RH Modern Source Books Feature Over 120 New Collections by the World’s Leading Designers
RH has released its Fall 2019 RH Interiors and RH Modern Source Books. At more than 1,100 pages combined, these design resources present the largest assortment of luxury home furnishings in the world, with over 120 new collections by the industry’s leading designers.
Chairman and CEO Gary Friedman commented, “Our
2019 Source Books reflect our vision to curate and integrate the work
of many of the most dynamic thinkers and designers in the world
today. These bespoke collections were years in the making and
represent some of our finest work to date. I applaud our people and
partners’ passion and persistence in bringing these collections and
Source Books to life, inspiring a new and evolving way to live.”
Gracing the cover of the Interiors Source Book, T-Brace by Julie Lawrence(Virginia) pays tribute to the iconic infrastructure of the American Industrial Age with solid oak timbers supported by stanchions of hand-cast brass. Lawrence’s reverence for rich materials and superior craftsmanship is also revealed in the Thaddeus Chair, where a frame of hand-forged brass evokes the work of sculptor Diego Giacometti.
one of the brand’s most expansive launches to date, the Van
recalling 19th-century European campaign pieces with hand-cast
hardware accenting the rustic grain of beautifully finished oak.
Inspired by classical forms, the Dutch designers also introduce
elegantly proportioned cabinets, tables and chairs.
creates a dramatic presence with Sirene,
a stunning reproduction of a 1950s chandelier from Murano, Italy,
with cascading ribbons of textured amber cast glass; and Chiaraby
the minimalist spirit of 1950s Venice with dozens of handblown glass
polyhedrons radiating from tiered brass frames.
the cover of the new RH Modern Source Book is The
Lucien Parchment collection–
an exercise in graceful refinement, where waterfall forms sheathed in
hand-pieced parchment recall the transcendent style of famed French
designer Jean-Michel Frank. Balmain
and Harrison Condos introduces
coffee, console and dining tables with understated plank bases
supporting richly grained, chamfer-edged tops accentuated by sleek
world’s most comfortable sofa collection now includes the striking
modern sculptural statement offers generous track arms and deep seats
designed for lounging in ultimate comfort; and Maddox
renowned Los Angeles-based architects Leo
Marmol and Ron Radziner,
an homage to the graceful restraint and perfect proportions of 1930s
makes a striking statement withÉclatant
Francisco), a design inspired by 18th-century architect Etienne-Louis
visionary plans for the cenotaph of Sir Isaac Newton; and Thomas
evoking the drama of vintage theater stage lights, with its pair of
concentric disks, one in gleaming, hand-rubbed brass, the other in
translucent white linen – rest upon a tripod base, reflecting and
diffusing the light to stunning effect.
art from the GENERAL
PUBLIC for RH collection–
which sees a vast expansion this season to nearly 200 works from
acclaimed artists across the globe – is prominently featured
throughout the Source Book. Longtime art collector, Portia
founded GENERAL PUBLIC with a view to bringing good art to more
people. Her company’s groundbreaking 3-D technology makes that
possible by redefining the limits of printing – capturing every
nuance of brushwork, texture, and technique to authentically reveal
the artist’s hand.
debuting this fall is an entirely new Rug
by superlative artistry, exquisite materials, unparalleled quality
and unmatched breadth, this exclusive collection – available in
stocked and custom sizes – brings together the finest handcrafted
rugs in the world. From hand-knotted New Zealand wool to hand-spun
silk, Mongolian cashmere to South American hides, 200 styles span
Abstract to Traditional, Contemporary to Natural, Flatweave to
Short Film Captures the Brand’s Quest to Create One of the World’s
Most Innovative Retail Experiences
Marking the first anniversary of one of its most iconic spaces to date, RH announced the release of “RH New York, The Movie,” a short film documenting the creation of RH New York, The Gallery in the Historic Meatpacking District. This first-of-its-kind, 90,000-square-foot retail experience features a skylit six-story atrium with transparent glass elevator, Rooftop Restaurant, Barista Bar & Wine Terrace, Interior Design Firm, “New York Night,” a dramatic art installation by Alison Berger, and full floors dedicated to RH Interiors, RH Modern, RH Outdoor, RH Baby & Child, and RH TEEN.
took seven years of improvising, adapting and overcoming all of the
obstacles until it became what it is today, which is arguably the
most innovative new store in the world, in the most important city in
Chairman and CEO Gary Friedman says in the film’s opening moments.
not a better place to express truly what you believe in.”
experience RH New York, The Movie, visit
Pottery Barn Teen has unveiled a home décor collection full of spellbinding designs inspired by the enchanting world of the Fantastic Beasts film series. The collection of over 30 pieces features hand-drawn prints and iconic symbols from the beloved Wizarding World available exclusively at Pottery Barn Teen.
translated into bedding, decorative accessories and lighting, the
films’ signature creatures, such as the phoenix, moth, snake and
raven, appear in a luxurious color palette of mystical greys, blues
and metallics. Staying true to the 1920’s setting seen in the
Fantastic Beasts film series, the collection is designed with art
deco-inspired details and striking silhouettes. Adding a dash of dark
magic, the Nagini Mirror features the likeness of Lord Voldemort’s
deadly snake companion surrounded by intricate etching. Rounding out
the collection, the Magical Spells Table Lamp depicts a hand and wand
leading to an orb-shaped light, and the Art Nouveau Jewelry Holder
features luxe gilded detailing.
are excited to share our Fantastic Beasts collection,” said
Allison Spampanato, Senior Vice President of Product Development,
Pottery Barn Teen. “Our in-house atelier partnered with Warner
Bros. to create pieces that perfectly blend true-to-film design
details with Pottery Barn Teen’s expertise in home furnishings. The
collection brings an elevated design point-of-view to the Wizarding
World for fans of all ages.”
Pottery Barn has launched a new collection of textiles and bedding essentials with revered stylists and fashion designers, Emily Current and Meritt Elliott of Current/Elliott. Inspired by their ready-to-wear collection, THE GREAT, the new Emily & Meritt for Pottery Barn assortment celebrates personal style and embodies the spirit of creative fearlessness that is synonymous with the LA-based designers.
Current and Meritt Elliott, a creative team since 1999, are the
celebrated Los Angeles-based duo known for their whimsical and
timeless sensibility that recalls classic Americana. Drawn to one
another’s innate sense of style, Emily and Meritt first met in
college and quickly realized the fresh and fearless aesthetic they
share – an affinity for individuality, dressing without rules and
mixing high and low with confidence and flair.
In Spring 2012, the twosome joined an elite rank of designers when they became members of the prestigious Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA). In a visual ode to their varied career, encapsulating their love affair with denim and imaginative worldview, Emily and Meritt penned A Denim Story: Inspirations from Bell-bottoms to Boyfriends, a coffee table book published by Rizzoli in Spring 2014. In Spring 2015, Emily and Meritt launched their much anticipated, multi-category women’s collection, aptly named THE GREAT. Whether they’re designing a collection, creating memorable outfits for clients, styling unforgettable editorial spreads and advertising campaigns, appearing as fashion experts, or consulting for companies inspired by their distinct world-view, Emily and Meritt always bring a playful, intelligent spirit to whatever they touch
to Emily and Meritt’s casual and nostalgic Americana aesthetic, the
latest chapter in their Pottery Barn partnership features washed
garment-dyed fabrics in fall color palettes and chic prints that
inspire endless combinations and create an effortless, lived-in
collection for both bath and bedroom. From the warm solids in hues of
army green, spice and indigo, the pops of bright marigold and soft
vintage blush to the playful yet subtle star, stripe and dot
patterns, the new Fall collection gives Pottery Barn customers yet
another way to embrace and express their unique style within the
thrilled to introduce the newest collection in our partnership with
Pottery Barn — a range of sheets, duvets, quilts and towels in
washed garment-dyed colors and special prints made for layering,
mixing, and matching,” said Emily Current and Meritt Elliot.
“We wanted to capture the look and feel of a well-loved fabric
and designed this collection for the person who treasures effortless
and Meritt have a playful yet chic aesthetic that translates
beautifully into approachable designs for the home,” said
Monica Bhargava, Executive Vice President of Product Development and
Design, Pottery Barn. “This collection of garment-dyed textiles
evokes a sense of comfort and self-expression and allows the Pottery
Barn customer to add cozy layers to their space just in time for
The new Emily & Meritt for Pottery Barn collection is now available online at PotteryBarn.com and in select Pottery Barn stores. To learn more about the line, visit www.potterybarn.com/emilyandmeritt and join the conversation on social media with @potterybarn #EandMxPB.
GLIDDEN® paint brand announced
it’s not announcing a 2020 Color of the Year. As a matter of fact,
this is the brand’s official breakup letter with Color of the Year
other paint brands are celebrating their varying “it” paint
colors for the next year, Glidden wants to help do-it-yourselfers
(DIYers) and procrastipainters alike get rolling on the paint
projects they’ve been putting off by cutting ties with trends and
simplifying the color selection process.
Glidden paint is unveiling the color people actually will use in 2019 and beyond – Whirlwind (PPG1013-3), a fail-proof cool gray with a touch of blue.
have been trending for more than a decade,” said Kim Perry,
Glidden paint’s color guru. “If it’s not broke, don’t fix
it! Whirlwind was one of our top tinted colors this year, so DIYers
can rest easy knowing they can enjoy it for years to come. Instead of
staring blankly at a paint color card questioning all your life
choices, you can spend time doing what you really want to do. Like
drinking wine or binge watching TV in your freshly painted living
using Whirlwind on the walls of a cute galley kitchen, pairing it
with navy blue cabinets and quartz countertops, or in a living room
layered with various shades of gray and canary yellow accent pillows
– the combination represents sunshine and happiness, if that’s
your thing. If you’re successfully #adulting, pair Whirlwind on the
exterior of your home with a vibrant red door and gray deck furniture
– making everyone in the cul-de-sac stare with envy and sheer
of Whirlwind as your easy-to-get-along-with color that’s an
alternative to basic white or beige,” said Perry. “Gray
colors whisper, while other colors scream on your wall. Not literally
– but who wants a screaming anything in their house?”
more about Glidden paint and check out helpful tools at glidden.com.
out Macy’s Presents The Edit online to get inspired for fall with
fashion trends and advice from Macy’s Fashion Office
Newness In Store With thredUP, Mango Woman, the Watch Drop, Sam
Edelman and more
fall, we get the opportunity to effect a fresh start and a chance to
reintroduce the world to our most remarkable selves. Macy’s
incredible assortment of fashion, accessories, home and beauty is
full of perfect pieces to make shoppers feel confident, while cooling
temperatures offer new ways to layer trends in a way that feels
to spark your personal style inspiration? Check out Macy’s Presents
The Edit, a digital destination for all the latest style advice,
curated by the experts at Macy’s Fashion Office. For some fresh
fall fashion, check out new additions to Macy’s including thredUP,
Mango Woman, the Watch Drop, Sam Edelman, Beatles product, and more.
start of autumn truly sparks a renewed sense of creativity as it
relates to getting dressed,”
said Durand Guion, vice president, Macy’s Fashion Office. “We’ve
curated the season’s top trends including animal print power and
plaid mixing, highlighting the must-have patterns of the season, in
addition to a color spotlight on green and all of its rich and deep
variations. Our take on beauty this season celebrates a bold and
beautiful look. This fall, we’ll offer more style options than ever
to help her express a remarkable sense of individual style.”
fall campaign, “For Every You,” features the power of
fashion as self-expression and follows women on the journey to the
ideal look to the soundtrack of Lizzo’s “Like a Girl.” Women
choose an outfit for more than outward appearance, as a look can also
express who they want to become while wearing it. Macy’s vast
fashion selection gives women freedom to express all parts of
themselves and bring their inner dreams and aspirations into the
world. Produced by Macy’s in collaboration with BBDO New York, the
30-second spot began airing across television and digital September
8, along with robust supportive content rolling out across digital
Instagram, Macy’s is launching Besties,
a first-to-market collaboration with Instagram and Bustle Digital
Group, featuring the time-honored tradition of shopping with your
best friend. No one can offer fashion advice quite like your BFF, so
follow along with three real-life sets of friends as they shop Macy’s
fall fashion collection and explore the season’s featured trends
with fully shoppable content. Want to show off your own style? Post a
selfie of your own Macy’s fall fashion look on Instagram, Twitter
or Facebook and hashtag #macyslove for a chance to be featured on
@macys Instagram or macys.com.
autumn, shoppers can seek out remarkable style and engage with key
trends in a personal way. For women, greenery is the central hue for
fall. Deep shades of kelly and olive reference the natural world and
tones can be mixed and matched effortlessly. Varied textures add
interest and dimension, like a snake and crocodile I.N.C.
International Concepts pump. For a little more boldness, walk on the
wild side with animal prints of every variety. From natural leopard
on faux fur coats to neon hues of snake on Bar III dresses, pattern
is king of the jungle this season. Try a new twist on plaid with bold
color mixes and prints of all sizes, like a tweed Julia Jordan dress
or a Vince Camuto plaid top and skirt with just the right hint of
lengths are key in skirts and dresses, like those from Tommy
Hilfiger, especially when paired with oversized sweaters. Add some
drama to a casual look with a voluminous sleeve or make the ultimate
style statement with a Lauren Ralph Lauren head-to-toe plaid suit.
Animal prints make marks on everything from handbags to Calvin Klein
intimates, while statement earrings approach the trend with
tortoiseshell prints. Western accents adorn shoes, hats and saddle
bags with buckles, fringe and whipstitch details. Chunky sole
sneakers, like those from DKNY, keep any look feeling fresh and new
arrivals shoes from Sam Edelman offer something for every style.
menswear, gray matters this fall. From sleek tailored suiting in
windowpane patterns by Tommy Hilfiger to streetwear sets by Ellesse,
the head-to-toe monochromatic look is sure to turn heads. For a
standout moment, try a silver metallic moto trucker jacket from
Michael Kors or an abstract printed trench from Alfani. The modern
utility trend also offers new twists on menswear favorites. A
military jacket from Levi’s is an effortlessly cool take on the
trend, while a head-to-toe wine-colored camo suit from I.N.C.
International Concepts is the ultimate statement.
your fearless self this fall and don’t be afraid to play with
color! Bold and bright eyes are the hottest beauty trend this season.
Pack on the pigment with Anastasia Beverly Hills x Jackie Aina
Palette or clean beauty brand PÜR’s Barbie Endless Possibilities
Pressed Pigments Palette. Use the same shade on the lower lash line
to amp up the wow factor! On days where you want to up the ante but
don’t have the time, try the season’s hottest lip trend, the
flame lip. It’s great to wear on its own and make a chic bold
statement. Channel your inner French girl with Dior Rouge Dior
Lipstick in 080 Red Smile or Chanel Rouge Allure Liquid Powder in 954
Radical. This modern twist on the classic red lip brings orange hues
out to play.
transition into the colder months also brings on new skincare needs
and regimens. Macy’s has made the task of finding what works best
for all skin types easy by offering skincare solutions by concern.
Whether it’s dryness, dullness, anti-aging, oily skin, dark circles
or acne, find the right products to target and remedy issues and help
you put your best face forward. Go to a local store or visit our
get pro tips and curated product recommendations that’ll keep you
confident and radiant in your skin this fall.
Home and Entertaining
La Dolce Vita this fall with pieces designed with the simplicity and
craftsmanship of the Italian lifestyle in mind. Tuscan tile-inspired
decals and olive branch embossing bring depth to plate settings,
quilts and serveware. Terracotta hues, rich blues and vibrant yellows
breathe life and authenticity into home decor. Martha Stewart
Collection serveware and textiles bring the richness and comfort of
the Old World countryside right to your home. Inspired by
family-style culture, highlight your hosting skills with an olivewood
Lazy Susan or marble wine and cheese pieces from Thirstystone. Set
out a cheese board, equipped with a built-in slicer for easy
self-serving, or keep guests’ wine at temperature all evening with a
sleek marbled wine chiller. Achieve the peak Italian lifestyle by
recreating the perfect espresso with coffee and espresso machines
from Brim and Nespresso. Made for countertop convenience, these
modern appliances will transport you to a café in Milan.
In-Store and on macys.com
of newness is in store this autumn, beginning with the recent launch
of Mango Woman in select Macy’s stores and on macys.com. The
chic assortment from the Spain-based label includes womenswear and
accessories, with inspiration reflecting the essence of Mediterranean
style with a contemporary twist.
has also partnered with thredUP, the world’s largest fashion
resale marketplace, on a pilot program to create a secondhand
shopping experience in select Macy’s stores. Millions of consumers
use thredUP to sell clothes they no longer wear and buy vetted
secondhand apparel; now Macy’s will add a selection of those high
quality secondhand products to 40 stores, allowing customers to
discover the thrill of the thrift with great deals on the new-to-you
brands and constant new arrivals.
launches are also hitting the menswear floor in select stores and on
macys.com, like a created for Macy’s capsule of Beatles
apparel. These tees and fleeces celebrate the 50th anniversary
of the legendary “Abbey Road” album.
will also be commemorating another Hollywood icon with the exclusive
Barbour International Steve McQueen Collection. McQueen was
one of the British brand’s most famous fans since wearing their
designs in the 1964 ISDT (International Six Days Trial) in East
Germany, and the collection pays homage to his classic Americana
Watch Drop program
is returning this fall, with 25 exclusive, limited-edition men’s,
women’s and unisex watches. These special timepieces will drop
online at macys.com/watchdrop
in three waves on September 10, September 24 and October 15.
School of Style
is back in session at STORY
the always changing “store to explore” inside 36 Macy’s
locations nationwide. This semester, expressing personal style is the
top major during STORY’s third experiential concept – School of
Style STORY. Opening September 12 and running through October 24, the
STORY at Macy’s campus is the place to discover and master your own
unique flair. The course catalogue features options like adding
timeless basics to your wardrobe in Trend Equations 101 to Studio Art
4U, where a blank canvas can be transformed into a masterpiece. The
fall class can also hit the stacks of the Style Library to learn how
to enhance their home and life on the go. With a host of electives
focused on styling sessions and customization workshops, the School
of Style class of 2019 will be prepped to conquer the fall fashion
scene and graduate with honors.
By Vitra Design Museum, The Exhibition Featuring More Than 700
By Folk Art And Pop Art, Girard Created A Bold, Colorful, And
Girard (Born in May 24, 1907 in New York City, NY and died
on December 31, 1993 in Santa Fe, New Mexico) was one of the most
important and prolific designers of the 20th century. He created
stunning interiors for restaurants, private homes, corporate offices,
and even airplanes! He created textiles, typography, and tableware.
He designed exhibitions, toys, and a whole city street in Columbus,
Indiana. Inspired by folk art and pop art, Girard created a bold,
colorful, charismatic universe. He warmed up modernism with his
whimsical, optimistic patterns and designs.
The Palm Springs Art Museum (101 Museum Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92262, 760-322-4800) has announced the West Coast debut of Alexander Girard: A Designer’s Universe. This exhibition, organized by Vitra Design Museum, presents the colorful universe of Alexander Girard through more than 400 objects—textiles, drawings, furniture, graphics, film, and folk art—in a richly layered installation and accompanied by a fully illustrated catalogue. Exhibition visitors will experience one of his best-known interiors—that of the 1957 Miller House in Columbus, Indiana—through a full-scale replica of its iconic conversation pit, which will be a place for repose and public programs.
The show will be on view from November 23, 2019 through March 1, 2020.
Practicing from the late 1920s until the late 1970s, Girard worked mostly for the American furniture company Herman Miller after becoming director of its textile division in 1951. Girard’s clients also included companies like Braniff International Airways and John Deere for which he created fresh new corporate brand identities, which, in the case of Braniff, extended from the planes themselves to the flight crew uniforms and passenger lounges. In addition to Girard’s own designs, this exhibition presents the creative universe from which Girard took his inspiration: folk art from all over the world, which the designer collected throughout his life. A selection of 300 objects from his folk art collection, gifted by him to the International Folk Art Museum in Santa Fe, is also featured in the exhibition.
The Palm Springs Art Museum was founded in 1938 as the Palm Springs Desert Museum at La Plaza in downtown Palm Springs. Natural science exhibits, Cahuilla Indian artifacts, and hiking excursions dominated the institution’s programming.
museum moved several times within the downtown Palm Springs area
before building its first permanent structure in 1958, located on the
southwest corner of Tahquitz-McCallum Way and Indian Ave. Over the
years, fine art gained a greater measure of focus.
By the late 60’s it was evident the 10,000 square foot building was quickly becoming too small. In 1974, architect E. Stewart Williams was commissioned to design the current building for the museum. Further growth resulted in the construction of the Doris and Walter N. Marks Administration Building and the 1996 completion of the Steve Chase Wing and the Education Center.
renovations, and even bigger donations of art, transformed the
institution, which also sharpened its programming with nationally
significant exhibitions. In April 2004, the Board of Trustees decided
to shift the museum’s focus from a multi-disciplinary museum to a
world-class art museum with a vibrant theater program. In evaluating
the current strengths and directions of the museum, it became clear
that the art collections were growing and that the art audience was
expanding – primarily in the areas of architecture, photography,
and contemporary glass.
A study of the area’s other institutions also brought a realization that there were other established organizations providing exhibitions in the natural sciences. One year later, in April 2005, the museum officially changed its name from Palm Springs Desert Museum to Palm Springs Art Museum to reflect its emphasis on the visual and performing arts.
museum remains committed to serving as an innovative community
cultural center, and expanding its exhibitions, programs, and
services in the visual and performing arts.
In 2012, the museum opened a satellite exhibition and education space in Palm Desert (Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert, 72-567 Highway 111, Palm Desert, CA 92260, 760-346-5600), which features an architecturally distinctive building named The Galen that presents ongoing and temporary exhibitions of internationally important art and is surrounded by the Faye Sarkowsky Sculpture Garden that features significant sculpture works surrounded by beautifully landscaped gardens.
hub of the museum’s exploration of architecture and design features
related exhibitions and educational programs.
The collection also includes Frey House II, the historically significant residence in Palm Springs that architect Albert Frey designed for himself in 1963 and bequeathed to the museum upon his death in 1998.
Accredited by the American Association of Museums, the Palm Springs Art Museum has 28 galleries, two sculpture gardens, four classrooms, a resource centers, an artists center, five storage vaults, a 85-seat lecture hall, a 433-seat theater, a 1,000 square-foot store, and a popular local bistro.
variety of educational programs and activities will take place in
connection to the Palm Springs iteration; additionally, the museum’s
annual gala and biggest fundraiser on January
26, 2020 will be Girard themed in décor and ambience to bring
even greater attention to the exhibition.
Alexander Girard: A Designer’s Universe‘s global sponsors are Herman Miller and Maharam. Palm Springs Art Museum’s presentation is organized by Brooke Hodge, Director of Architecture and Design, with generous support from Joan & Gary Gand. Additional support is provided by Ellen Donaldson.
U.S./New York-based Condé Nast and London-based Condé Nast International Are Integrated as One Global Team. New Consumer Marketing Function to Bring Focus on Direct-to-Consumer Efforts With Unified Commercial Team to Better Serve Global Clients’ Holistic Needs
New Leadership Structure is Expected to Help Further Turn the Financial Ship Around As Company Moves Beyond Closing and Selling Off Magazine Titles, Layoffs and Consolidation of Workforce Across All Titles
Long expected, Condé Nast yesterday appointed a new global leadership team designed to accelerate the company’s evolution into a 21st-century media company. The new organizational structure, which combines Condé Nast and Condé Nast International into a unified global team, was created with several guiding principles in mind, including the preservation of local editorial voice and authority, an enhanced focus on the consumer, unification of the company’s ad and commercial sales functions to reflect clients’ local and global needs and the development of new ways to share capabilities and best practices across the company.
Condé Nast is a global media company, home to iconic brands including Vogue, The New Yorker, GQ, Glamour, AD, Vanity Fair, and Wired, among many others. The company’s award-winning content reaches 84 million consumers in print, 367 million in digital and 379 million across social platforms, and generates more than 1 billion video views each month. The company is headquartered in London and New Yorkand operates in 32 markets worldwide including China, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Mexico & Latin America, Russia, Spain, Taiwan, the U.K., and the U.S., with local license partners across the globe. Launched in 2011, Condé Nast Entertainment is an award-winning production and distribution studio that creates programming across film, television, social and digital video and virtual reality.
“One of my top priorities has been to define our organizational structure so that we can take full advantage of our unique growth opportunities and exceptional content around the world,” said the recently-appointed CEO of Condé Nast, RogerLynch “I’m confident that our new global structure will better enable us to collaborate across teams and markets and, ultimately, deliver unparalleled experiences for our consumers and clients.“
new structure is as follows:
Global Content Functions:: Anna Wintour, U.S. Artistic Director, Editor-in-Chief of Vogue U.S. and (newly-appointed) Global Content Advisor, will continue in her role as U.S. Artistic Director and Editor-in-Chief of Vogue U.S., and will add Global Content Advisor and oversight of Vogue International to her responsibilities. In her expanded role, Wintour will advise the executive leadership team on global content opportunities and act as a resource to editors-in-chief and editorial talent worldwide.
Oren Katzeff, President of Condé Nast Entertainment (CNE), will expand the company’s digital video, film and television operations to create best-in-class video content experiences for audiences worldwide. The company has been increasing its focus on video content and currently generates 1.1 billion video views per month. Under Oren’s leadership, CNE will now be the core of our global network of video teams, supporting the growth of our video businesses in all markets.
David Remnick, Editor-in-Chief of The New Yorker, will also continue to report directly to Lynch.
Global Operations Organization: Wolfgang Blau, President, International & Chief Operating Officer will oversee all non-U.S. markets, as well as selected global strategic functions, including Product & Technology, Data, Licensing, Global Editorial Operations, Business Development, and Delivery & Business Transformation. This organization will ensure day-to-day operational excellence and capability sharing across the business.
Global Commercial Organization: Pamela Drucker Mann, Global Chief Revenue Officer & President, U.S. Revenue, will lead a new global revenue organization that brings together the company’s U.S. and international ad sales, creative and agency, B2B marketing and client service capabilities. Jamie Jouning, promoted to Chief Client Officer, will report to Drucker Mann and oversee key global accounts, multi-market deals, and central digital ad operations. Drucker Mann will define ad sales and ad product strategies globally, and work closely with Jamie and the central team and commercial leads in the company’s worldwide markets to drive overall ad, agency, and B2B revenue and share best practices.
Consumer Marketing Organization: Condé Nast is creating a new consumer marketing organization that will be led by a Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) and will bring added focus to the company’s direct-to-consumer efforts. As the company expands its consumer offerings, this team will be charged with developing best-in-class capabilities and consistency across consumer experiences on every platform. The team will also be responsible for consumer revenue, with a core focus on subscriptions and memberships. In addition, the team will have responsibility for global brand management, consumer research, and insights and global audience development, ensuring a data-driven approach to the company’s efforts. The search for a CMO to lead this new organization will begin immediately.
Corporate Functions: The company is also globalizing its three corporate functions to leverage skills, expertise and standardize processes and best practices: People, Finance and Communications. The company will begin an immediate search and selection process for these and other open roles. Until new leaders are identified, teams will maintain their existing reporting lines and responsibilities.
bringing added focus to our direct-to-consumer efforts and will build
a new consumer marketing function that will be charged with
developing best-in-class subscription and membership capabilities,
and maintaining the authenticity of our iconic global brands,”
Lynch continued. “And by transforming our sales organization
into a unified global team, Condé Nast will be better positioned to
serve the holistic needs of our clients around the world and make it
easier for them to do business with us.“
new structure and appointments take effect immediately.
Leading online Shopping Destination Is Perfect Venue for Glamourous Home Design
BadgleyMischka, the iconic American design house that has long exemplified timeless glamour for 30 years, is proud to announce its debut home collection on 1stdibs, a site known for curated home design, luxurious global treasures, unique art, and vintage fashion.
Mark Badgley and James Mischka of Badgley Mischka has captivated the fashion world with timeless glamour and luxurious designs for 30 years and exemplify an unwavering commitment to detail, quality, and effortless elegance. The brand has evolved from couture and evening gowns to include day dresses, sportswear, and now denim, as part of life’s everyday celebrations. Their product categories include bridal; women’s, men’s and children’s shoes; handbags and jewelry; children’s formal wear; cold weather accessories and outerwear; fragrance; watches; swimwear; `plus, home furnishings and decorative accents.
The recently-launched Badgley Mischka Home collection on1stdibs features an array of dining, living, and bedroom collections in addition to accent furniture, case goods, upholstered items, and decorative accessories. Inspired by the designers’ passion for renovating homes and creating enduring designs for cherished life moments, each piece in the collection embodies the intricate detailing and old Hollywood glamour for which the legendary brand is known.
“1stdibsis recognized throughout the design world for the coveted collections they curate,” said Mark Badgley. “Weare thrilled to join their prestigious roster with Badgley Mischka Home as a brand that is an extension of our glamourous aesthetic and what we love – both on the fashion runway and in our own home,” added James Mischka.
The Badgley Mischka Home collection is produced in partnership with Los Angeles-based PTM Imagesintegrating the finest materials available. Linens and woven fabrics are primarily sourced in the US and additional raw materials are found abroad. As part of the brand’s continued interest to move towards more sustainable production measures, the design house has tasked suppliers to plant over 40 trees for every one cut for production use. Additionally, their production facility recycles all waste materials using a “closed loop” recycling process in which post-consumer waste is collected, recycled and used in the manufacturing of the collection.
“1stdibsis the ideal partner for our brand. With their unique aesthetic and success in broadening accessibility to luxury furniture, 1stdibs is a perfect fit to sell Badgley Mischka Home,” said Jonathan Biss, CEO, Badgley Mischka Home.
1stdibs connects the world’s best dealers, finest shops and most important galleries with individuals like you: the world’s most sophisticated collectors, designers, and curators. Starting with the few dealers that were hand-selected by its founder Michael Bruno at Paris’s legendary antiques market, MarchéAux Puces, in 2001, and has become the global destination for those who must have ‘first dibs’ on treasures — from around the world — that would otherwise be inaccessible.
This holiday season, Nordstrom wants to make shopping fun with Gifts That Do Good, Gifts That Inspire, and innovative services that help make the holidays completely stress-free in-store and online. The marketing campaign was produced by Nordstrom and directed and photographed by Theo Wenner, who has worked on original campaigns for Chanel, Chloe, and Topshop/Topman, as well as editorials for Vogue and Rolling Stone. The cast includes Guinevere Van Seenus, who began her modeling career walking a Nordstrom fashion show as a teenager, as well as longtime Nordstrom customer and model Jan De Villeneuve, who has been gracing runways for over 50 years.
NORDSTROM LOGO (Courtesy: Nordstrom PR)
The campaign includes a colorful, cheerful video that will run on Nordstrom.comand on the retailer’s social and digital platforms, print and out of home. A national TV commercial will launch on November 5.
Campaign visuals from the 2018 Nordstrom ‘Let’s Go Gifting!” Holiday campaign to run in O: The Oprah Winfrey magazine (Courtesy: Nordstrom PR)
GIFTS THAT DO GOOD
Giving back feels good any time of year, but particularly during the holidays. From gift cards that give back, to gifts that do good, Nordstrom is making it easier than ever for customers to find the perfect gift.
Campaign visuals from the 2018 Nordstrom ‘Let’s Go Gifting!” Holiday campaign to run in InStyle magazine (Courtesy: Nordstrom PR)
Campaign visuals from the 2018 Nordstrom ‘Let’s Go Gifting!” Holiday campaign to run in US Harpers Bazaar magazine (Courtesy: Nordstrom PR)
Gift Card Give Back– Nordstrom donates 1% of all gift card sales to nonprofits across the U.S. and Canada. This year alone, the company has donated over $7.5 million to more than 600 organizations.
Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals™– In partnership with its customers, Nordstrom is supporting Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals™ (CMNH) to make a difference in the lives of children. Now through December 24, Nordstrom invites customers to support CMNH through the purchase of $10 giving cards at any Nordstrom full-line store in the U.S. and Canada. All donations will stay local to the community in which they were given, including 55 network hospitals in regions with Nordstrom stores. The donations will fund critical treatments, pediatric medical equipment and charitable care for children and their families across the U.S. and Canada.
Nordstrom Signature– Nordstrom is introducing a new cashmere collection featuring beautiful designs for women, men, and children. Select products within the collection are produced in factories where Nordstrom has partnered withBSR’s HERprojectto implement workplace training programs on topics like health, finance, and gender equality. Since 2007, Nordstrom has partnered with BSR to launch worker empowerment programs in 27 factories around the world, reaching more than 18,000 workers.
Campaign visuals from the 2018 Nordstrom ‘Let’s Go Gifting!” Holiday campaign to run in US Elle magazine (Courtesy: Nordstrom PR)
Campaign visuals from the 2018 Nordstrom ‘Let’s Go Gifting!” Holiday campaign to run in US Marie Claire magazine (Courtesy: Nordstrom PR)
Treasure & Bond– Nordstrom donates 2.5% of net sales from this exclusive, private-label brand to programs that empower young people to make a difference in their community. To date, the company has donated $2.5 million. This year, Treasure & Bond is supporting WECharity, which provides educators and students with curriculum and educational resources that help them gain an understanding of the root causes of pressing social issues and provides the tools necessary to take action and make an impact. Treasure & Bond features laid-back wardrobe staples with an Americana aesthetic for women, men, children, as well as home, a new category that launched this year.
GIFTS THAT INSPIRE
Nordstrom aims to be THE destination for unique holiday gifts at a range of price points, from a chic Topshop faux fur shoulder bag for $48 to showstopping Gucci boots for $1,790, including emerging brands and exclusive items.
November 27 – Treasure & Bond Patterned Pullover
November 28 – Monica Vinader Havana Mini Friendship Bracelet
November 29 – Sant and Abel Santa Pajamas
Daily Drops – Beginning November 27 through December 18, Nordstrom will release exclusive, limited products each day called ‘Daily Drops,’ to create a sense of discovery in-store and online throughout the shopping season. Products will be added to Nordstrom.com/holidaygiftsat 6:00am PST, as well as on the @Nordstrom Instagram. ‘Daily Drops’ will feature exciting, new-to-market items and styles from brands like Something Navy, Christian Louboutin, Charlotte Tilbury, Rothy’s, Treasure & Bond, Le Labo, Sant & Abel, Hugo Boss x Jeremyville, and Rag & Bone x Mickey.
Gift Guides – Based on top-demanded categories and search terms by Nordstrom customers, the company is introducing a persona-based gift guide featuring curated and unique ideas for 11 customer personalities. Examples include The Tech Collector, The Luxe Lover, The Traveler, The Witty One, and theDo-Gooder, among others, and can be found on Nordstrom.com/holidaygifts.
As the holiday gift destination, Macy’s offers a festive assortment of the perfect gifts for him, her, kids and home, including fashion, accessories and beauty, that will bring joy and style to all
Macy’s is channeling the spirit of giving through a special selection of the latest and greatest gifts for everyone on your list. Shoppers can get started early this year and find the perfect gift with the help of Macy’s Gift Guide, curated by Macy’s Fashion Office experts. Whether it’s cozy and warm or shiny and glam, this season’s gifts will delight family, friends and co-workers alike. Plus, find inspiration for both your coziest and most glamorous looks – depending on the mood, and home entertainment tips that will add that holiday cheer.
“The holidays are our favorite time of the year at Macy’s,” said Durand Guion, group vice president, Macy’s Fashion Office. “As the gift destination, we believe in the wonder of giving and are excited to help our shoppers find the perfect gift. Our fashion directors have highlighted the very best selection of fashion, beauty, and home, with trend pieces that are not only versatile but also inspiring, whether they’re for gifting, dressing or entertaining.”
Cold weather essentials make the perfect gift from Macy’s this holiday season; DKNY bold logo puffer jacket, $169
Upgrade her closet this holiday with special pieces for both cozy nights in as well as glam evenings out on the town. Macy’s is the style destination for all things holiday fashion, from festive party, looks to chic gifts for loved ones. For the trendsetter on your list, add a little sparkle to her winter look with a metallic jacket from Tommy Hilfiger and multi-colored statement earrings from I.N.C. Wrap up the look with quilted puffer scarves, hats, and gloves from DKNY. Bold logos are a statement-making must for all occasions, from cozy matching DKNY velour sets to luxe Michael Kors handbags with eye-catching hardware. Top off the look with sparkly party heels by I.N.C. or trendy hair accessories from Deepa by Deepa Gurnani. Coziness is definitely in and faux fur is most definitely on her wish list this season. Soft teddy coats from Style & Co. and Kensie will keep her warm in the cold, while I.N.C.’s playful slippers will have her stylishly covered at home. For comfy but elegant sleepwear, Lauren Ralph Lauren’s satin pajamas are the ultimate gift. To add even more shine and glam to the holiday season, think diamonds. The bezel-set slide diamond bracelets from EFFY will bring casual luxury to her everyday look and timeless diamond hoops will keep her glowing all year-round. For the extra special person, select the gift of love from the Grown With Love program, which offers an award-winning, stunning lab-grown diamond selection. This gift is sure to make the holidays brighter.
Macy’s gives the gift of great style with a statement dinner jacket by I.N.C., $129.50
Make it effortless for him to dress the part this holiday season with statement dinner jackets by Bar III and Tallia, and bold smoking slippers from I.N.C. For formal holiday dressing, top it off with a velvet tie from Ryan Seacrest Distinction. Bright logo sweatshirts from Tommy Hilfiger and the softest plaid Levi’s flannel shirts are perfect for the guy who loves a more casual cool look. Give him the gift of warmth during tailgates in the dropping winter temps with quilted puffers from Calvin Klein, finished off with color-blocked knit beanies from Polo Ralph Lauren and hiking boots from Bar III. For a polished holiday look, try shawl collar sweaters from American Rag or textured cashmere from Tasso Elba. Watches are the perfect gift for your favorite guy, and no matter his taste, black-on-black styles from his favorite brands like Tag Heuer and Bulova add a modern touch. For the modern tech man, gift him the latest Apple Watch, replete with all the functionality and technology he could ever want.Continue reading →
Renamed from Chelsea Passage, the expanded offering will launch with a newly renovated space, Open House event, and collaboration with interior designer Ryan Korban
Barneys New York announced the launch of Barneys Home and Kids, its new home and children’s offering, in its newly renovated space on the ninth floor of the Madison Avenue flagship. Barneys Home includes all new home brands and categories, including bedding, and Barneys Kids features an enhanced kids’ clothing and shoe selection. The divisions were formerly referred to as Chelsea Passage, which encompassed both home and children’s products. To celebrate, Barneys New York will host a Barneys Home and Kids Open House event for the public, a collaboration with interior designer Ryan Korban, and additional programming and partnerships.
Barneys New York Logo. (PRNewsFoto/Barneys New York)
Barneys New York will host the Barneys Home and Kids Open House event on Saturday, October 20, from 1 – 5 p.m. The event will showcase designers, artisans and vendors, and feature designer appearances, activations and customization experiences throughout the floor. Guests at the Open House will experience a wide range of unique activations ranging from stationary customization to kids’ manicures to food tastings.
Barney Home is now offering luxury linens from brands including Magniberg, a Swedish luxury bedding brand, and Somma, an Italian collection of linens and bath towels. Barneys will also expand its selection of Hermes tabletop dinnerware and Baccarat crystal gifts. In addition, Barneys is now hosting a pop-up of the iconic Radical Design brands, including furniture, décor, and accessories from Gufram, Zanotta, and Laboratorio Pesaro. The redesigned floor also includes a dedicated children’s footwear area with brands like Gucci, Givenchy, and Fendi. New featured kids’ clothing brands include ATM Anthony Thomas Melillo, Moncler, Neil Barrett, and more. Barneys Home and Kids products are now available in select Barneys New York stores and Barneys.com.
To continue the excitement around the new Barneys Home, Barneys New York is partnering with renowned interior designer Ryan Korban, who will curate a pop-up installation on the ninth floor of the Madison Avenue flagship. The space will preview Ryan Korban’s new furniture line, a variety of Ryan Korban décor and accessories, as well as Ryan’s picks of Barneys Home products. The pop-up will run from November 6 through the end of the month. To celebrate the partnership, along with Ryan’s new book, Ryan Korban: Interiors, Barneys New York will host a private event at its Madison Avenue flagship on November 6.
“We are so excited for our customers to experience the new Barneys Home and Barneys Kids,” said Tom Kalenderian, Executive Vice President, General Merchandise Manager, Men’s, Children’s and Home, Barneys New York. “With new categories and offerings, our redesigned Madison Avenue space, and innovative events and collaborations, Barneys New York will always have something new to satisfy both design enthusiasts and stylish kids.“
KitchenAid, the global pioneer of kitchen appliances, is unveiled a new consumer-inspired product lineup at the 2018 International Home and Housewares Show, adding even more versatility and function to its full suite of kitchen solutions. From a mini mixer with an elegant glass bowl to new stand mixer attachments to breakfast essentials, and innovative food processors, the new 2018 KitchenAid products will equip passionate makers with the tools they need to reach their culinary potential.
KitchenAid Celebrates Coffee And Breakfast Culture With New Countertop Essentials
KitchenAid introduced new countertop appliances designed to kick-start the consumer’s day at this year’s International Home and Housewares Show, March 10-13 in Chicago. Kettles, a toaster, and a larger size cold brew coffee maker join an extensive line of appliances designed with a purpose to inspire culinary passion from dawn to dusk.
“We see the kitchen as the heart of the home and a place to be inspired through a variety of passions,” said Nikki Lockett, U.S. Marketing Leader for KitchenAid® Small Appliances. “We want to help coffee and breakfast enthusiasts start their day right with exciting new premium appliances.“
New KitchenAid coffee and breakfast appliances include the following:
KitchenAid Precision Gooseneck Kettles (Digital)
KitchenAid Precision Gooseneck Kettles (Electric)
KitchenAid Precision Gooseneck Kettles (Stovetop)
Precision Gooseneck Kettles (available in June 2018) – Simply pour with precision. The gooseneck spout and three unique flow rate settings deliver precise pour control for a pour over, tea or beverage of your choice. A brew range thermometer is displayed in the lid to keep track of the water temperature while pouring. It’s also easy to use and easy to clean, made of polished stainless steel in a sleek, compact design. The International Housewares Association recently selected the Digital Precision Gooseneck Kettle as a finalist in the Kitchen Electronics category for this year’s Global Innovation Awards.
KNK1012SS; MSRP: Stovetop – $99.99, KEK1025SS; Electric – $119.99, KEK1032SS; Digital – $149.99
KitchenAid Electric Kettle
Electric Kettle (available in September 2018) – Offering convenience and flexibility, this electric kettle features dual-wall design keeping the inside hot, even while it’s boiling, making it ideal for any space. The kettle boils quietly and fast, making it the perfect companion to the early-morning routine. The kettle has an all-metal interior and lime scale filter.
Cold Brew Coffee Maker (larger size) (available in September 2018) – Treat yourself to a smooth and balanced cold brew at home. Only KitchenAid offers home cold brew on tap, for a smooth flavor profile. It’s easy to use, pour and clean. Simply fill with coffee concentrate and cold water, step back and enjoy straight from inside the refrigerator where it will stay fresh for up to two weeks. It is currently available in a smaller, 28-ounce size.
KCM5912SX; MSRP: $169.99
KitchenAid Long Slot 4-Slice Toaster with High Lift Lever
Long Slot Toaster with High Lift Lever (available in September 2018) – Whatever the toast preference, the new KitchenAid Toaster provides the flexibility to toast a variety of breads without adjusting bread size. The toaster comes in 2-slice and 4-slice options.Continue reading →
Unprecedented Source Book Reveals Over 700 Pages of Inspired Design with Collections by the Industry’s Most Dynamic Designers
RH announced today the release of the 2017 RH Interiors Source Book. At 728 pages, this unprecedented design resource presents one of the most comprehensive collections of luxury home furnishings, lighting, and décor in the world. Contemporary and timeless, the new collections are the result of creative collaborations with some of the industry’s most celebrated designers, artisans, and manufacturers.
RH Interiors 2017 Source Book (Photo: Business Wire)
“We are proud to introduce our 2017 Interiors Source Book, as we believe each of these collections is a reflection of some of the most dynamic thinkers and inspiring designers in our industry today,” said RH Chairman and CEO Gary Friedman.
Mr. Friedman continued, “These new collections represent our passion for curating the very best people, products, ideas and inspiration from around the world, and carefully integrating each into a composition that renders them more, rather than less, valuable, where the whole becomes greater than the sum of the parts.”
Gracing the cover of the Source Book is the WyethSplit Bamboo Collectionby designerJohn Birch, renowned collector and founder of the famed WYETH showroom in New York City and Southampton, which spans living, dining, and bedroom. Inspired by elements of African tribal design and crafted of carbonized bamboo, a richly nuanced material of extraordinary visual depth and strength, the collection is imbued with a sense of quiet, understated luxury – its streamlined silhouette juxtaposed with a softly contoured, organic surface.
This season brings several notable lighting collections, including the stunning Geode Quartz Crystal Chandelier and Pendantby Timothy Oulton(London), featuring glowing spheres and halos hand-fitted with individual rock crystals – the purest and rarest form of quartz; theWright Collection, a spare and elegantly minimal line of hand-forged iron chandeliers, lamps and sconces designed by Ian K. Fowler(Chicago); and the modern Machinist Pendantby designer Jonathan Browning(San Francisco), a study in positive and negative space with a solid brass, geometric yoke that reveals its industrial inspiration.
The Brutalist Constructivist Table Lamp, distinguished by its bold geometry and artfully faceted face; and the Vittoria Chandelier, an abstract interpretation of 1970s Venetian lighting by Theo Eichholtz(Amsterdam), are also among the collection’s noteworthy introductions.
Statement seating includes Timothy Oulton’s Parisian Sofa Collection, where elegant lines, a low profile and sumptuous goose feather and down cushions create a relaxed European sensibility; Oulton’s Cloud Modular Leather Collection, offering the same epic comfort, unmatched quality and endless configurations of the original Cloud Sofa, but now available in 50 artisan-crafted kinds of leather, including the exclusive Cavalo Leather; and the handcrafted French Contemporary Dining Chair Collection– a transitional update on classic silhouettes in round and square back side chair, armchair, counter stool and barstool styles by the Van Thiels(The Netherlands).
The Source Book also presents singular designs such as Stacked, a bold, architectural collection by the Van Thiels recalling the 1970s Brutalist movement that spans living, dining and bedroom; as well as Thaddeusand Cannon– two collections featuring one-of-a-kind coffee, console and side tables from designerJulie Lawrence(Virginia). Inspired by famed sculptor Diego Giacometti, Thaddeusis defined by elegantly tapered legs and fluid lines while Cannontakes cues from the rugged doors of ancient Iberia. Both feature imperfect hand-hammered metal frames – complete with tool marks – juxtaposed with honed white Carrara marble tops.
Pure, geometric forms rendered in solid brass are the hallmarks of Jonathan Browning’s 14 new cabinet hardware collections– his first for RH. The architectural silhouettes reflect Browning’s unerring eye for perfect proportions and attention to detail. Meticulously finished by hand, the refined collections are modern and minimal, simple and sculptural.
Guided by a less-is-more philosophy, RH’s exclusive collaboration with renowned rug scion Ben Soleimani(Los Angeles and London) has yielded an array of exquisite, handcrafted collections that celebrate understated motifs, rich textures, and extraordinary depth – blending tradition and innovation with the perspective of a contemporary artist.
Travelers in the know seeking the next great upscale hotel look no further. Luxury and experiential travel networkVirtuoso, along with its more than 16,000 travel advisors worldwide, has revealed the hottest hotel openings around the globe for this fall and beyond.
Virtuoso® is the leading international travel agency network specializing in luxury and experiential travel. This by-invitation-only organization comprises over 800 travel agency partners with more than 16,000 elite travel advisors in over 45 countries throughout North America, Latin America, the Caribbean, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Africa and the Middle East. Drawing upon its preferred relationships with 1,700 of the world’s best hotels and resorts, cruise lines, airlines, tour companies and premier destinations, the network provides its upscale clientele with exclusive amenities, rare experiences and privileged access. More than (U.S.) $21.2 billion in annual travel sales makes Virtuoso a powerhouse in the luxury travel industry.
From relaxing resorts to iconic urban landmarks, these five properties are sure to make an indelible impression on guests when they open or reopen over the next several months:
Bulgari Hotel Shanghai, China – Opening late 2017
Bulgari Hotel Shanghai, China – Opening late 2017 Situated in a tranquil riverside location in the heart of the city, Bulgari Hotel Shanghai will feature contemporary, spacious rooms and exceptional guest amenities including Maserati transportation. Offering stunning views of the city’s dramatic skyline, the hotel is located just minutes from attractions such as the iconic Bund and the museums of People’s Square. Virtuoso guests will enjoy an upgrade at arrival if available, breakfast for two daily offered 24 hours a day, hotel credit valued at $100 USD, complimentary Wi-Fi, and early check in and late check-out if available.
Montage Los Cabos, Mexico – Opening spring of 2018
Montage Los Cabos, Mexico – Opening spring of 2018 Perched upon 39 acres of white-sand beachfront, Montage Los Cabos will feature 122 expansive rooms and suites when it opens. The resort will offer spectacular views and unique walk-in access to the finest swimming, diving and snorkeling in the region. Guests can take advantage of wellness programs and treatments at Spa Montage, and fitness offerings including two pools and tennis and recreational lawn facilities. Virtuoso guests will receive an upgrade when they arrive if available, daily breakfast for two, special amenity, complimentary Wi-Fi, and early check-in and late check-out subject to availability.
Raffles Europejski Warsaw, Poland – Reopening spring of 2018 Originally opened in 1857, the legendary hotel in Warsaw’s historic district has recently undergone restoration to preserve its heritage and character. Raffles Europejski, Warsaw will offer 106 elegant guestrooms and suites, a restaurant with an outdoor terrace showcasing Poland’s cuisine, a bar and cigar lounge, a patisserie and a spa. Virtuoso guests will enjoy an upgrade upon arrival, based on availability; daily buffet breakfast for two; hotel credit worth $100 USD; complimentary roundtrip private airport transfers; complimentary Wi-Fi; and early check-in and late check-out, subject to availability.Continue reading →
Make your world a more beautiful place this fall with the help of QVC and Martha Stewart. The Emmy® Award-winning television show host, entrepreneur and best-selling author have long dedicated her career to teaching and inspiring people to live more beautiful, more functional and more meaningful lives. And now she is bringing that devotion to her signature QVC collection, spanning multiple categories including fashion, skin care, garden and food, all inspired by her impeccable taste and incomparable passion. Stewart made her QVC debut on August 13 with “Martha Stewart’s Slow Cooker” cookbook.
Live a more beautiful, functional and meaningful life with a new QVC collection from America’s most trusted lifestyle expert
“We were blown away by the tremendous response to Martha’s cookbook, which sold out in its first airing,” said Doug Howe, Executive Vice President of Merchandising for QVC. “Our customers welcomed Martha back with open arms, and we can’t wait to impress them with Martha’s full product assortment. At QVC, we are constantly striving to bring our customers not only the newest and most innovative items but products that are designed to solve everyday problems and make life easier. Martha shares this philosophy and has worked with us to develop a collection that will truly inspire people to live more beautifully, in all aspects of their lives.”
QVC viewers and Martha Stewart fans can tune in to QVC® on September 7 during “Inspired Style® – Live from New York City” at 10 PM (ET) for a first look at select items from Stewart’s fashion collection, and check back on September 25 for the premiere of “Martha Stewart – Fashion” at 6 PM (ET), featuring items ranging from knit and woven tops to denim essentials, designed for easy, everyday living. On September 19 at 10 AM (ET), Stewart will unveil all the tools and tips needed to beautify any backyard or outdoor space in the first “Martha Stewart – Garden” show.
To assist with holiday meal planning and preparation, She will return to QVC on October 18 with the Today’s Special Value®, scheduled to debut at midnight (ET). Each day, QVC picks one special item it believes shoppers will love and offers it at an exceptionally low price from midnight (ET) until 11:59 PM (PT) that day. Tune in at midnight (ET) and 7 PM (ET) on October 18 for “Martha Stewart – Gourmet Food“, featuring an assortment of gourmet foods and decadent confections. “Mario Badescu Skin Care with Martha Stewart“, a collaboration with Mario Badescu, is scheduled to launch on November 10 at 9 PM (ET) and 10 PM (ET) on Beauty iQ.
“Working in new product categories and with QVC—a multi-platform, multi-network shopping experience—has been very exciting,” said Stewart. “I have developed signature collections that reflect my passion for beautiful living and I look forward to expanding our product offerings.“
Martha Stewart is the author of 89 books, and America’s most trusted lifestyle expert and teacher. Millions of people rely on Martha Stewart as a source of useful “how-to” information for all aspects of everyday living—cooking, entertaining, gardening, home renovating, collecting, organizing, crafting, holidays, healthy living and pets. Currently, the Martha Stewart brand reaches approximately 100 million consumers across all media and merchandising platforms each month.
KitchenAid is now offering a way for home cooks to include its signature colors in a new, eye-catching way. Following the launch of the brand’s popular line of major appliances in the industry-first black stainless finish, KitchenAid has added even more major appliances to the color lineup with the introduction of four new colors to its existing line of 30″, 36″ and 48″ non-steam commercial-style range models.
KitchenAid Brings Signature Colors To Commercial-Style Ranges
“Our commercial-style ranges have consistently earned high marks with serious home cooks who value the power and precision of a professional style appliance,” says Anthony Pastrick, brand manager for KitchenAid. “These new models give those who design with color in mind a way to combine commercial-style performance with a fresh, new look.”
Features on the KitchenAid® commercial-style range series include the industry’s most powerful burner among leading brands. The 20,000 BTU Ultra Power™ Dual-Flame Burner offers the versatility to go from intense searing to a low simmer. Additional burners include two 15,000 BTU professional burners and a 5,000 BTU simmer/melt burner.
Electronic ignition enhances reliability for lighting burners while infinite-heat controls provide countless intermediate settings between low and high for added cooking precision.
To promote even cooking on all racks of the oven, an Even-Heat™ True Convection System uses a hidden heating element, a fan and a bow-tie shaped baffle to consistently circulate air heated by the element. An EasyConvect™ Time and Temperature Conversion System automatically converts conventional times and temperatures to their convection equivalents. Other features include convection bake, broil and roast, a bread proofing option and a Sabbath mode. A large glass-touch oven display features a responsive, easy-to-use interface designed for easy cleaning.
Available now, the commercial-style series will add four new colors in Signature Red, Cobalt Blue, Imperial (matte) Black, and Imperial (matte) White, in limited quantities. Suggested retail prices will range from $5,049 to $9,949.
Macy’s and Lucky Brand announced, this past week, the launch of Lucky Brand Home, a new bedding collection created for Macy’s. The line offers a full range of duvet covers, comforters, hand-crafted quilts, sheet sets, throws and decorative pillows in a relaxed and free-spirited aesthetic, available now on macys.com and in 100 Macy’s stores beginning Sept. 15, 2017.
“In collaboration with the Lucky Brand design team, we focused on the idea of effortless style and vintage textiles, while also keeping in mind the tradition and aesthetic of the heritage collection,” said Roberson Keffer, vice president and Home fashion director for Macy’s. “We are particularly proud of the craftsmanship behind the line. From tassel details in the throws to the intricate embroideries of our quilts, Lucky Brand Home looks beautiful in any space, but is also easy to care for and style.”
Lucky Brand Home Pillows_and Throws, Created for Macy’s
The collection will launch with five top-of-bed offerings, each as three-piece sets that include a duvet cover or comforter and two shams. The bedding ranges from rich, indigo hues in the Sienna set to the neutral tones of Ventura Waffle and Santa Fe Stripe. Designed to layer seamlessly, Lucky Brand Home also features 100 percent cotton quilts, throws and coverlets, and decorative pillows distinct with texture that are crafted in a range of techniques.
Lucky Brand Home’s Sachiko Quilt Collection, Created for Macy’s
With a rich history beginning in Southern California in 1990, Lucky Brand embodies the authentic, all-American spirit, grounded in vintage-inspired denim. Now, with the introduction of home, the Los Angeles-native company has become a true lifestyle brand, offering the customer a piece of the SoCal experience from their wardrobe to their bedroom.
“We are very proud of our collaboration with Macy’s and the creation of the first home collection for our brand. The new collection is rooted in our brand heritage and the West Coast casual lifestyle. The line is beautiful, the style is highly differentiated and the quality of every product is amazing. The Macy’s team, working closely with our design team, has done an incredible job in bringing the vision of a Lucky Brand Home Collection to life with impeccable taste and great authenticity. We see this launch as an important brand extension of our product offering to support the active lifestyle of our customers.“
After IBEROSTAR 70 Park Avenue in New York, the IBEROSTAR Berkeley in Miami Beach, Fla. becomes the second hotel in the U.S. and the 36th in the Americas
IBEROSTAR Hotels & Resorts, known for its luxurious four and five-star properties located in the most spectacular destinations around the world, has opened the doors of its second U.S. hotel in Miami Beach, Fla. The historic building, now renamed IBEROSTAR Berkeley, was fully renovated under a $43 million investment and is situated at 1610 Collins Avenue, right at the heart of South Beach.
(Courtesy of the IBEROSTAR Hotels & Resorts)
IBEROSTAR Hotels & Resorts is a resort hotel chain based in Palma de Mallorca (Balearic Islands, Spain), founded by the Fluxà family in 1986. The company is an integral part of GRUPO IBEROSTAR, one of the main Spanish tourist companies with over 60 years of experience, which currently has 100 hotels with 4 and 5 stars in 17 countries around the world.
IBEROSTAR Opens New Hotel in South Beach (Courtesy of IBEROSTAR Hotels & Resorts)
IBEROSTAR Opens New Hotel in South Beach (Courtesy of IBEROSTAR Hotels & Resorts)
“We are thrilled to launch the IBEROSTAR Berkeley in South Beach, one of the hottest spots in the world. Its pristine beaches, vibrant culture and perfect weather, combined with our excellent customer service and amenities, make it the ideal dwelling option in the area,” said Enric Noguer, IBEROSTAR Managing Director for the Americas. “This second IBEROSTAR hotel in the United States is proof of our commitment to this market, where we strive to serve international, as well as national tourists, and to connect with the local community and its cultural heritage,” Noguer said.
IBEROSTAR Opens New Hotel in South Beach (Courtesy of IBEROSTAR Hotels & Resorts)
IBEROSTAR Opens New Hotel in South Beach (Courtesy of IBEROSTAR Hotels & Resorts)
The new IBEROSTAR Berkeley features 96 brand-new, luxuriously designed guestrooms, including 20 premier rooms with balconies, a lush Sun Deck with spectacular views of Collins Avenue, and signature restaurant BLT Steak for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. This pet-friendly hotel also offers a fully-equipped fitness room; a beautiful heated pool and deck with a lounge area on the fourth floor; 24-hour room service; full housekeeping with turndown service; and beach club with towels, chairs, and umbrellas; among other amenities and services. The standard and deluxe rooms feature one king and two queen size beds, respectively, as well as a minibar with snacks and soft drinks, onyx designer rain showers, comfortable workspaces with outlets and USB ports, and much more.
IBEROSTAR Berkeley is one of the new properties the brand has been developing within the urban segment, with a plan to reach a total of 15 in the next three years in key cities like Budapest, Madrid, Barcelona, Lisbon, New York, Havana, Santo Domingo and Lima, among others. Boasting the superior level of customer service and quality the brand is globally known for, these urban hotels are located at the heart of the city they are in, close to key points of interest. In this case, IBEROSTAR Berkeley is just steps away from the beach; Lincoln Road Mall (for dining, shopping, and art gallery visits); the New World Center, home to the New World Symphony; the Miami Beach Convention Center; the Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theater; and the cosmopolitan Ocean Drive; among other iconic South Beach locations.
IBEROSTAR Opens New Hotel in South Beach (Courtesy of IBEROSTAR Hotels & Resorts)
In honor of the opening,IBEROSTAR Berkeley is offering one night free when booking three or more nights Must be booked by August 31st with travel dates of August 1 – November 30, 2017. A 72-hour cancellation policy applies. To book, visitwww.IBEROSTAR.com.
Flagship Hotel Marks the Brand’s First in Shanghai and Third in Mainland China
W Hotels Worldwide, part of Marriott International, today unveiled W Shanghai – The Bund, located in the heart of one of the world’s most energetic cities. With limitless views overlooking the Huangpu River, W Shanghai will set the scene on the North Bund. Owned by Sinar Mas Group, the hotel features a blend of bold design and decadent style which combines to create a captivating contrast of Shanghai’s past and its avant-garde present.
“Shanghai is one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the world, and its engaging nightlife, spirited fashion scene and passion for what’s new/next makes it an ideal destination for the W brand,” said Anthony Ingham, Global Brand Leader, W Hotels Worldwide. “Our hotels across the world are incredibly unique- each reinterpreting its destination through design that is both hyper-local and yet, clearly W. The electrifying design of W Shanghai – The Bund is no exception, solidifying its position as a global flagship for W that is sure to attract both guests and savvy locals alike.”
Exterior shot of the W Shanghai – The Bund
Designed by the acclaimed G.A Design, the hotel showcases an exciting combination of historic and modern influences, such as Hai Pai – the art of combining the old and the new, East and West. This is evident in both the hotel’s location, perfectly positioned between the Suzhou Creek and the Huangpu River, as well as the surrounding locale, where Art Deco buildings sit alongside opulent Chinese mansions. W Shanghai – The Bund draws upon colonial glamour and futuristic motifs, with nearly all guestrooms featuring views of the Huangpu River due to the uniquely curved frame of the building’s edifice.
The W Shanghai – The Bund, overlooking the Huangpu River and featuring a blend of bold design and decadent style.
“Over the past few years we have seen incredible growth worldwide across our brands, with the China market becoming increasingly important for Marriott International,” said Stephen Ho, Chief Executive Officer, Greater China, Marriott International. “The opening of the W Shanghai – The Bund underscores the ambitious expansion of Marriott International’s Luxury Brands in Greater China.”
Upon arrival, guests will be greeted by neon light installations throughout the hotel’s Living Room (the W brand’s take on the staid hotel lobby). For centuries, Shanghai-locals have honored the Lilong tradition, in which wet laundry is hung on lines to dry at varying heights down narrow laneways. This installation was designed as a modern reinterpretation of this classic scene. The Welcome Desk (reception area) features a kaleidoscopic fixture, mirroring the constant flow of guests through the area. The ‘Melting Qipao’ pattern, a representation of Shanghai as a melting pot of cultures, can be seen on the walls of the WC (restroom).Continue reading →
The2017 Newport Flower Show, themed Fête Des Fleurs: Paintings and Parterres, will celebrate its 22nd year with a variety of special events, expert guest speakers, beautiful floral designs, impressive horticulture exhibits, stunning garden displays, unique shopping opportunities, and more. Inspired by France, America’s premier summer flower show will transport guests’ imaginations to the place that has inspired generations of artists and gardeners. Attendees will travel on a French adventure, from grand gardens to Paris chic, at Rosecliff, one of Newport’s most beautiful historic mansions modeled after the Grand Trianon at Versailles. The Show opens on Friday, June 23 and runs through Sunday, June 25, 2017.
With Newport’s largest private ballroom, Rosecliff was constructed in 1902 as a party pavilion for one of the leading society hostesses of the Gilded Age. This snow-white terra-cotta mansion was created for Theresa Fair Oelrichs, heir to the Comstock silver lode in Nevada. It hosted many of the most fabulous entertainments of the period, including a fairy-tale dinner and a party, featuring magician Harry Houdini.
The magnificent three-day event welcomes back Bartlett Tree Experts as the Presenting Sponsor of the Newport Flower Show, which benefits The Preservation Society of Newport County. Additional sponsors include ALEX AND ANI, Atria Senior Living , Brooks Brothers, Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Southeastern New England, Swarovski, United, and The Newport Daily News.
The Show will feature celebrity floral designer Jeff Leatham and noted scholar on French garden history Dr. Eric T. Haskell as special guest speakers, scheduled on Friday and Saturday. Guests will have the rare opportunity to learn from the uniquely talented Leatham, who works as the Artistic Director of the Four Seasons Hotel George V in Paris in addition to designing events for celebrities and world leaders like His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Oprah Winfrey, Madonna, and many more. Leatham is considered the most exciting floral designer in the world. Awarded the prestigious “Knighthood” (“Chevalier de L’Order des Arts et Letters”), the French Government’s highest honor for artists, Jeff designed the first major event to be held in the famed “Galerie des Glaces” (Hall of Mirrors) at Versailles since the time of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette. His work is compared to contemporary art (and is featured at international cultural, business and entertainment events). His vase designs were so exquisite that the Dallas Museum purchased them for their permanent collection. His work.
Celebrity floral designer Jeff Leatham
Haskell, Professor of French Studies & Humanities and Director of the Clark Humanities Museum at Scripps College in California, will share his knowledge on French gardens, their history, and more with guests. Dr. Haskell will share his vast knowledge on French gardens during his lecture “Lasting Landscapes: The French Formal Garden.” He received his Ph.D. in French Literature from the University of California, Irvine, and also studied Art History and Architecture in the graduate program at UCI and at the École du Louvre in Paris. He has delivered over 550 public lectures and scholarly papers in 28 states and 11 foreign countries. In 2013 Haskell received two of France’s highest honors: Chevalier de l’Ordre des Palmes Académics (Knight of the Order of Academic Palms) and Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters).
Other free lectures and demonstrations by noted plant experts, flower designers and gardeners will
Dr. Eric T. Haskell
also be presented throughout the weekend.
Fashion icon and interior designer Iris Apfel will also join the Newport Flower Show’s Afternoon Tea reception on Friday, June 23 for a conversation on her fabulous life, fashion, and style. The Afternoon Tea reception will be held on the front lawn of Rosecliff at 3:00 p.m. where guests will be treated to a sampling of savory and sweet delicacies as well as flavored versions of iced or hot teas.
The Opening Night Party, the unofficial “kickoff to summer in Newport,” will take place on Friday, June 23 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. with a cocktail buffet, live music and dancing, a seaside supper, and other entertaining surprises. The show will continue through the weekend with unforgettable garden exhibits, horticultural entries, floral designs, and children’s programs, all staged
throughout the elegant reception rooms of Rosecliff, its oceanfront terrace and lawn.
New this year, the Newport Flower Show will offer a Fête de la Lune (Feast by Moonlight) at Rosecliff on Saturday, June 24 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Guests can spend an evening strolling through the display gardens, shopping with Flower Show vendors on the front lawn, and viewing the floral designs inside Rosecliff before the sun sets, then can enjoy a summer picnic basket supper on the grounds while viewing the display gardens. Attendees can also opt to stay after supper for a viewing of the 2015 hit movie “A Little Chaos” starring Alan Rickman, Kate Winslet, and Stanley Tucci; film tickets are sold separately.Continue reading →