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Caca de Souza: A Book For The Haute Jetsetters Worldwide

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Caca de Souza is well known for being one of the world’s top jetsetters. Now, he launches a unique book with a compilation of his favorite spots in the major fashion capitals.

This is for the Haute Jetsetters out there!

To start, the Worldwide Brand Ambassador for Valentino and CEO & Creative Director of his jewelry design company, Most Wanted Design, Carlos Souza is known across the globe for his glamorous and fun-loving style.

Many know him as Cacá de Souza, a kind nickname given by close friends.

In addition, he told our Founder, Fernanda Paronetto, about his book, #Carlos’s Places, a guide to some of his favorite places around the globe.

From cities like New York and Paris to São Paulo, London, Rome, and Shanghai, Cacá shares all his top spots!

In each location, Cacá talks about the best the city has to offer. He lists his preferred places for dining, dancing, shopping, art visiting, or just going out for a good cocktail.

Plus, he also shares valuable information about the unique fashion, food, art, and design places of his interest.

With an introduction by the renowned British fashion journalist, illustrator, and filmmaker, Michael Roberts, the book was published by Assouline.

So, the book consists of 176 pages with 170 amazing pictures! The book goes for $50.

But, you can find it below for $25! Click on the image to see more.

Now, here was the best news of all: Carlos did a book signing session at the Plaza Hotel in New York City to celebrate his book launch with Assouline.

Many of you were lucky enough to get your copy with his autograph, but if you weren’t part of this lucky group, you can at least purchase the book and guarantee your copy!

Also, follow his Instagram account (@CarlosSouza1311) to see all the breathtaking places he currently is visiting! His life is literally a dream for all the jetsetters out there!


Photo Credits: Courtesy of Cacá de Souza and Assouline
*Last Update on March/2020.*

Nili Lotan: An Expert At Dressing The Modern Urban Women

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A New York City based brand that portrays a pure and sophisticated style! Nili Lotan knows how to reflect a women’s lifestyle through clothes.

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I’m totally in love with everything at Nili Lotan!

The Israeli designer, Nili Lotan, moved to New York City in 1980. She worked as a Senior Design Director for several leading fashion companies, including Ralph Lauren and Nautica.

Therefore, after several years and greatly acquired experiences, Nili decided to launch her own eponymous label. Nili’s simple design philosophy is pure and sophisticated. Less is definitely more.

In addition, Nili says:

“A woman’s wardrobe should reflect her lifestyle and function as an extension of who she is.”

Perfectly and simply said, right? The more our wardrobe reflects our style, the better and more confident we fell in work and life situations.

The tops, shirts, t-shirts, dresses, jeans, scarves are all amazing. We have to confess that we are deeply in love with the eco baby alpaca sweaters. You can shop them all online.

Granted that Nili loves and appreciates art, she often exhibits artwork in the store.

Moreover, you will also find a collection of rare books on topics ranging from film, architecture, photography and design.

“Nili’s collections has been equally well received by the market and editors alike. Her pieces regularly feature in top fashion and lifestyle publications like VOGUE, Harper’s Bazaar, WSJ.

Furthermore, over the years, Nili’s designs have accrued a glittering list of dedicated followers including Gigi Hadid, Kendall Jenner, Christy Turlington, Jennifer Lawrence, Gwyneth Paltrow, Julianne Moore, and Karolina Kurkova, among many more.”

Since you’re passing through TriBeCa, you might want to explore it a bit! Stop for a great coffee and support Hugh Jackman’s beautiful cause at Laughing Man Tea & Coffee. Plus, go for a drink at the super traditional, Tiny’s or at the coveted Paul’s Cocktail Lounge.

And still, stroll through a New York City style alley.

Hours: See online for different locations.

Locations:
188 Duane Street, Tribeca
87 Mercer Street, SoHo
38 Main Street, East Hampton

www.nililotan.com


Photo Credit: Courtesy of Nili Lotan
*Last Update on March/2020.*

Natalie Klein: A Bof500 Nominee’s Best NYC Gems

Curiosities Insider Interviews Natalie Klein

Today we share another episode of our NYC Hush Hush Tips, interviewing the powerful fashion entrepreneur, Natalie Klein.

Curiosities Insider Interviews Natalie Klein
Photo Credit: Courtesy of BOF

What is NYC Hush Hush Tips?

We invite renowned and extremely influential people from all over the globe to share their NYC secret tips!

Natalie Klein, founder of the luxury multi-brand boutique nkStore in São Paulo, Brazil, launched her brand back in 1997.

She was quite young, but success was inevitable for this amazing woman!

In only a short time, she created, what is today, one of the most important fashion brands in Brazil.

Furthermore, with an amazing professional and personal journey, she was nominated by BOF – Business of Fashion, one of the most “talented retailers shaping the global fashion industry” in the #Bof500 initiative.

 

But, what is the BoF 500?

“The BoF 500 is the definitive professional index of the people shaping the $2.4 trillion fashion industry, hand-selected by the editors of The Business of Fashion, based on hundreds of nominations received from current BoF 500 members, extensive data analysis and research.”

Pretty amazing nomination, right!?

So, here are the best NYC gems and secrets that she loves:


Devera

Curiosities Insider Interviews Natalie Klein De Vera Crosby

“Devera is an amazing vintage jewelry store that mixes Federico De Vera’s sensibility for antiques with his jewelry design talent!”

The brand was first launched in San Francisco, back in 1991 with a creative approach to showcasing some of the most unique and singular objects and its beauties.

Furthermore, the New York location was then opened in 2003, due to Francisco’s desire to showing the world everything that he’s collected, his passion, his curious state of being about the natural world!

As Federico explains better:

“The gallery shows a finely curated selection including Venetian glass, Japanese lacquer, ivory carvings, 18th century religious figures and antique jewelry. Another unique focus is de Vera jewelry incorporating rare antique elements such as Roman intaglios and Georgian brooches, with precious gemstones including rose-cut diamonds, baroque pearls and Sardinian coral.”

Location: 1 Crosby Street

www.deveraobjects.com


Sasabune

Curiosities Insider Interviews Natalie Klein Sasabune

“Sasabune is a very traditional Japanese restaurant at the Upper East Side with a “Trust Me” menu – you’ll eat what Chef Kenji Takahashi prepares! It’s always a different experience.”

The restaurant is exactly the type of restaurant that we love to talk about and to show people what New York City is about!

It is very small, and décor is very simple.

But, then again, who need fancy furniture to eat well, right? The focus is definitely on the food, that is to-die-for!

They only serve the Omakase, the chef’s tasting menu, so you’ll have to trust and enjoy!

Plus, for drinks be sure to experiment their different sakes. If you’re not sure which one to order, they are always happy to help you pair it with your dishes!

Location: 401 East 73rd Street

http://sasabunenyc.com


BDDW

Curiosities Insider Interviews Natalie Klein BDDW

“BDDW is one of the best spot for amazing furniture. The timeless pieces are handmade and well-crafted, designed by the founder Tyler Hays.”

As we’ve written about BBDW before, if you’re the type that enjoys unique items and want to detach and withdraw from the rest of the crowd that purchase in bigger, well-known stores, BDDW is the perfect place for you.

In addition, all items and idealized and designed by the Founder, Tyler Hays, at his Philadelphia Studio.

Tyler expertise are various, from painter and sculpture, to engineer and a pretty talented builder. The result of these expertise are breathtaking pieces of art works for your home!

Location: 5 Crosby Street

www.bddw.com


The Beatrice Inn

Curiosities Insider Interviews Natalie Klein Beatrice Inn

“The Beatrice Inn is, in my opinion, one of the best places to hang out with great food and cocktails. A footnote on the menu reads “Photography is not permitted”, so just enjoy your food!”

The place is a hot spot for celebrities and is a very high-end chophouse in the West Village.

Ans, as they explain:

“Owned by the lauded Chef Angie Mar, and her partner Melissa Merrill Keary, the Beatrice Inn is the edgy, underground version of the traditional New York chophouse.”

So, if you’re a meat eater, this is definitely a place to go!

Location: 285 West 12th Street

http://thebeatriceinn.com


Freemans Restaurant

Curiosities Insider Interviews Natalie Klein Freemans

“I love Freemans. Even though it’s becoming more and more well known, the experience of walking into this suspicious alley it always thrilling. The food is great, as is the crowd!”

And, we also love Freemans, and have featured them before! Along the alley you need to walk though to get to the restaurant, you’ll find a few great graffiti works on the brick walls. Perfect for that Instagram-photo-moment!

At the very, very, very end, you’ll find this beyond charming turquoise blue, wooden door surrounded by countless vases with plants and flowers.

www.freemansrestaurant.com


Ristorante Morini

Curiosities Insider Interviews Natalie Klein Ristorante Morini

“Ristorante Morini is another restaurants with great food and crowd! It’s always one of place I love to go when I’m passing by New York City!”

The place is an upscale neighborhood Italian restaurant serving various seasonal specialties and fantastic old-country wines.

Plus, if you’re the type that enjoys experimenting and tastings. The they explain:

“Ristorante Morini’s beverage program complements the depth and breadth of the menu, with a large emphasis on Italian wine of various selections from Europe and America. The vibrant downstairs bar is host to an inventive cocktail list, crafted by the talented Altamarea Group mixology team.”

Locations: 1167 Madison Avenue

www.ristorantemorini.com


Rare Vintage

Curiosities Insider Interviews Natalie Klein Rare Vintage

“Rare Vintage is a vintage shop with the most amazing gowns! The very best of two centuries of fashion can be found with a highly edited collection.”

You’ll be able to find the very best of two centuries of fashion with a highly edited collection.

The store was founded in 2007 by Juliana Cairone. Juliana is Diane Vreeland’s grand daughter. At a very young age was exposed to amazing pieces of “art” by renowned designs.

Today, most of the items are bought from private collections found in the four major fashion capitals – New York, London, Milan and Paris. Items are unique, in great conditions and were statements in their own decades.

Location: 24 West 57th Street

UNFORTUNATELY THIS STORE PERMANENTLY CLOSED!

Milk & Honey

Curiosities Insider Interviews Natalie Klein Milk and Roses

“One of the top secrets in town with the best dry Martini is called Milk & Honey! The bar is “against celebrity-obsessed nightlife” and has a list of strict house rules to follow.”

We just love secret places and we’ve written about other speakeasy spots through out the website.

Not only the experience of searching for it is super exciting, but once you do find it and walk in, it feels like your entering a parallel universe.

Usually they are hidden behind secret doors, or in basements, and even in the back of other venues, that you can access only with a secret code through a little entrance.

We love it!

Location: 134 Eldridge Street

UNFORTUNATELY THIS STORE PERMANENTLY CLOSED!

Lastly, Thank you, Natalie, for sharing your best NYC gems tips exclusively with us!!!


Photo Credits: Courtesy of BOF and all the venues
*Last Update on March/2020.*

Kat Tanita: NYC Highlights Through The Eyes Of A Travel Blogger

Curiosities Insider Interviews Kat Tanita NYC Fashion Lifestyle Blogger

Kat Tanita, one of the top Fashion, Beauty and Travel Bloggers, shares her NYC Highlights! Come see a few places she loves going to!

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We invited the dearest travel blogger, Kat Tanita to participate in another episode of our “NYC Hush Hush Tips” project, where we invite renowned and remarkably interesting people from all over the Globe to share their NY secret tips!

Kat is one of New York City’s supreme Fashion, Beauty and Travel Bloggers – spending also lots of time in Paris and exploring the World.

She also launched a perfectly elegant collection in partnership with Gigi New York, that you should definitely check out!

Here are the NYC highlights through her eyes:


Aria Wine Bar

Curiosities Insider Interviews Kat Tanita Aria Wine Bar

“My favorite wine bar in the city is Aria which is located in the charming West Village. They have a delicious cheese board and the ambiance is cozy and romantic.”

In command is Chef Roberto Passon, they offer Italian brunches, lunches and dinners, specialized in exquisite Italian tapas. Plus, it’s perfect to go with the one you love!

Beware: It can get quite full, so be sure to arrive early to secure your table!

Location: 117 Perry Street

www.ariawinebar.com


Bluestone Lane Coffee

Curiosities Insider Interviews Kat Tanita Bluestone Lane Coffee

“Bluestone Lane Coffee is a local Aussie coffee shop (also in the West Village!) that serves delicious coconut chia seed pudding, avocado toast, lattes, and waffles. In short, the food looks as good as it tastes and is perfect for an Instagram shot!”

If you’ve ever been to Melbourne, in Australia, you know how tasty their coffee is. So, if you are a coffee lover like us, this is definitely a place to go!

You can find them in a few places around town!

Locations: See their website for all locations. Kat loves the 55 Greenwich Village, West Village one!

https://bluestonelane.com


Marlton Hotel

Curiosities Insider Interviews Kat Tanita Marlton Hotel

“Curl up by the fire at the Marlton Hotel with a good book and a coffee or glass of wine. It’s a wonderful place to take a meeting, get some work done, or warm up in the winter. Plus, their bar/restaurant Margaux is great for happy hour.”

Yup! We love them too and during Winter time, their fire place is really tempting. You’ll probably meet the hippiest fashion and art lovers hanging out there too! Super cool crowd!

We’ve written about them too, so for more infos, click here.

Location: 5 West 8th Street

www.marltonhotel.com


Thank you Kat for sharing a few of your best inputs of NYC with us!!!


Photo Credit: Courtesy of Kat Tanita
*Last Update on March/2020.*

Jay Kos NYC: Definitely Not For The Timid

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Jay Kos NYC is a brand for the bold, unique men with strong and fearless personality. It is definitely not for the timid. If you’re this type of man, then jump right into this post!

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Jay Kos is one of the stores we really enjoy recommending to the bold, unique men with strong and fearless personality.

Jay’s story begins back in Westfield, New Jersey. It doesn’t surprise us when we learned that Jay had a hard time adjusting to the uniformity and lack of individualism of that community. Inside, he wanted to express his talent and creativity, but it was only years later that he got closer to the fashion universe.

At 16 he started his own flea market business and in the early 1990’s he began selling high-end luxury brands. In no time, he was the “talk of the town”!

He even tried Dental School, but found out his real calling, was Fashion!

Today,  Jay is not only a designer, but also a Chef. He gets much of his design inspiration from the food’s tastes, colors and textures! Pretty special, huh!?

His store is located in SoHo and it’s décor sends you back to the 1940’s, with a twist.

He designed a special kitchen that, if you’re lucky enough, you’ll be served a snack by Jay himself! The selection for the bold and adventurous men range from polka-dot ties, felt hats, rich colored vests and blazers, to other pretty exotic items.

In addition, for the more conservative men, they are also able to find amazing items. From perfectly tailored linen and wool suits, corduroy pans and the best: exclusively tailored suits that range from $4,500 up to $20,000. Certainly a special piece to have in your closet.

It can get pretty expensive, but Jay’s singular touch and eye for details do make the price comprehensible.

Shopping at Jay Kos NYC is, above all, a rare experience! So, enjoy!

If you’d like to have a Personal Stylist helping you out, and even pre selecting the items that match your style and taste, contact our experts.

Hours:
Monday – Friday: 11am – 8pm
Saturday: 11am – 7pm
Sunday: 12pm – 6pm

Location: 293 Mott Street

www.jaykos.com


Photo Credit: Courtesy of Rebecca Dale Adler (store image) and Jay Kos NYC
*Last Update on March/2020.*

Bonpoint: A House Of French Couture For Kids

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Bonpoint is a house of French couture for kids with the cutest clothes options, for that special occasion. If you have stylish NYC kids, then this is the place for you to shop!

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To start, Bonpoint isn’t exactly a “behind the scenes” brand, but it’s surely worth the attention!

People tend to say that it’s very hard to raise kids in New York City and that you’d have to be crazy to even consider such a thing.

Well, we strongly disagree with this statement. Actually, we believe that kids that are raised in NYC tend to become strong and successful human beings. Being raised in this multicultural, dynamic and empowering city can only mostly bring benefits. But, then again, it’s our point of view.

Plus, our Founder, Fê Paronetto, is totally in love with the city. Not only does she believe in the benefits stated above, but she also has very close friends in NYC that are raising their kids here. Result? They are having the best time ever!

Shopping for kids can be a challenge, specially because they grow up so quickly. There are numerous fast fashion brands that are perfect to buy more daily clothes and underwear. On the other hand, you also need to have in mind which are the brands that you can find, in case you have a special event or occasion. These do have higher price ranges, but worth every dollar.

Founded in 1975, in the heart of Paris, Bonpoint is one of these high-end kid’s fashion brands. In other words, they are a couture fashion brand for the little ones!

The brand has now extended their reach to countless cities across the globe, with over 110 stores.

They offer a fantastic range of the cutest clothes and accessories for newborns, babies, girls and boys! With 3 addresses in New York City, they also sell shoes, perfume and skincare products.

Not to mention that their campaigns are the cutest thing ever!

A little bit more about the brand:

“Rich in the savoir-faire of a couture house, thanks to its artisan studios in Paris, Bonpoint cultivates the precision of beauty, the passion for quality and a meticulous attention to detail and finishing.

Bonpoint is the French fashion house for children. A unique destination with its spot-on style, poetic universe tinged with humour and magic, inspired window displays and the warm atmosphere of its boutiques and flagship stores in the heart of Saint-Germain-des-Prés in Paris and on Madison Avenue in New York.

Every season the house’s artistic director, Christine Innamorato, invents an enchanting and creative collection for Bonpoint, from newborn to teenagers and YAM – for those young women who are still Bonpoint girls at heart.”

So, if you’re looking for that special dress for the girls, or a mini suit and cardigan for the boys, this house of French couture for kids is the place to go!

Your baby will most surely be the best dressed kid in the party and the most stylish one too!

If you need help shopping, our experts are great to dress the stylish NYC kids! Contact us to see how our private personal shopping service works.

Hours:
Check website for further details on each location.

Locations:
805 Madison Avenue, Upper East Side
1269 Madison Avenue, Upper East Side
398 West Broadway, SoHo

www.bonpoint.com/us


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*Last Update on March/2020.*

Fe Feher Designed Customized Denim Jackets

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We love customized products and we also offer customized NYC experience, so everything within this universe, calls our attention! Fe Feher has created a series of customized denim jackets with unique portraits of renowned personalities!

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…and we want them all! We are literally obsessed with the newest one with Iris Apfel, so you might want to run to guarantee yours!

We’ve written about Fernanda Feher a few weeks ago. She’s an amazing Brazilian, Brooklyn-based artist!

We love her work and we are now desperately in love with this newest project!!!

Fe, as friends call her, has started painting unique, one of a kind customized denim jackets!!

We are particularly hugs fans of Iris Apfel and adored her documentary Iris, so we went completely crazy when we saw this new, freshly painted jacket (photo)!

Guys, if you also loved these jackets by Fe Feher, they go for $480. There are no two of a kind, so you can contact us if you’re interested.

We can simply forward your e-mail directly to Fe and introduce you to her! Then, you can ask her to tailor your jacket as you with and with the portrait of a personality that rocks your world!

Oh, she ships to any Country across the globe, so don’t be why!

Contact us and guarantee you unique version!

If you are looking for some Personal Shopping & Styling services in New York City, let our experts take care of you!

Shopping and finding the best deals in New York City is definitely not something easy to do on your own. Especially if you are only in town for a couple of days and don’t want to waste time searching for the coolest stores.

That’s why hiring a personal stylist can be the best solution to your problems!

If you are a Company coming into the city for a week of trend research and inspiration, let us tell you more about our Fashion Study Tours!

And last, we offer some pretty cool, exclusive NYC Tours & Experiences, for people that like to attend the most coveted events, Meet & Greet celebrities, attend the best NY private events and live the unimaginable! Let us know what you’d like to try!


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*Last Update on March/2020.*

Fivestory New York: An Exciting Upscale Retail Experience In NYC

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New York’s fashion scene is definitely thrilling and adaptable for every budget! Fivestory New York is a store for the most demanding gals out there with the best there is in luxury fashion.

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Claire Distenfeld, Founder at Fivestory New York, is a connoisseur in the world of curated art, fashion and design. After years of travel and experience, Claire brought to life this multi-brand, multi-category boutique located in the heart of Madison Avenue.

Located on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, Fivestory New York is a store for the most demanding New Yorkers and visitors.

To start, they have an amazing selection of upscale brands. From Chanel, Fendi, Maison Michel and Gianvito Rossi, to Nicholas Kirkwood, Olympia Le Tan and Proenza Schouler.

Plus, the store was designed by Ryan Korban, and the entire project was closely watched by Claire’s father

See how Clair describes her store:

“Our store is for the consumer who has a strong aesthetic and can appreciate the quality and specialness of a product.

We are here to enhance, to inspire the creativity and individuality within each consumer. To bring them to a level of appreciation for a curated atmosphere and to stimulate their imagination. Feel the transformation from conventional to exceptional.

“Therefore, we offer renowned international ready-to-wear designers, alongside cutting-edge creatives. Exclusive Fivestory collaborations, impeccably created accessories, fine and fashion jewelry, and home décor that span the globe.”

In addition, if you’d like an appointment at the store and would also like for one of our Personal Shopper & Stylist experts to accompany you, contact us so we can organize it all.

Hours:
Monday – Wednesday: 10am – 6pm
Thursday: 10am – 7pm
Friday: 10am – 6pm
Saturday & Sunday: 12pm – 6pm

Location: 18 East 69th Street

www.fivestoryny.com


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*Last Update on March/2020.*

FIT DUMBO Tour: Fun Course That Will Open Your Mind

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If you haven’t been to DUMBO – Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass – or haven’t been going regularly, you are missing out on one of the most important hot spots for art, furnishing, food and culture trends. Try the FIT DUMBO Tour!

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You all have probably noticed by now that we’re all about hidden and unique spots. Plus, we are huge fans of everything related to food and culture. That said, this is surely a tour we recommend: the FIT DUMBO Tour!

Dumbo is a small neighborhood located in Brooklyn, right below the Brooklyn Bridge. It’s on the water front and has a fabulous view of Manhattan’s skyline.

In addition, the emerging art and culture scene is very fantastic and attracts a huge number of people through out the year that go to experience unique activities and events.

This is what to expect:

Nestled between two bridges and flanked by the illustrious Brooklyn Navy Yard, this re-emerging Brooklyn neighborhood has become a critical destination for fashion professionals and exudes a culture and atmosphere all its own.

The programs introduces you to boutiques, beauty spots, art galleries, lifestyle brand stores, and sources for great food, all in a architectural setting with fabulous view of the Eastside skyline. This one is named “DUMBO: Brooklyn’s Latest Hipster Haven“.

After a brief introduction at FIT, attendees travel by subway to DUMBO. No same-day registration.”

It costs $45/person. Food and subway cost not included in course fee. Seminar Leader: Trina Morris, publicist, Style Root PR.

While in the neighborhood, you might want to explore a bit!

Be sure to pass by Burr0w to recharge with a coffee and a delicious pastry. If you want to shop for locally source products, go to Foragers! Their selection is literally impressive and it will be hard not want to buy it all.

And lastly, learn with a photography expert how to get the best shots!

For private and custom-made fashion tours, or even corporate experiences focused on trend research and technical visits, contact our experts. We also offer a fantastic Personal Shopper & Styling service for visitor and New Yorkers!

www.fitnyc.edu


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*Last Update on Feb/2020.*

Marlene Wetherell: A Vintage Fashion Gem in New York City

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New York City is known for being the world’s leading fashion capital! Not only is it overflowing with fantastic upcoming talents, but the NY vintage fashion scene is also breathtaking! Marlene Wetherell is a vintage fashion gem in the city!

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As we all know, New York City is the place to be for the ultimate shopping experience. But, many people do not know about the secret gems hidden in town. So, this is where we come in! Marlene Wetherell vintage shop is one of these places!

Located in the Flatiron District, almost bordering Chelsea, the store is the paradise for the vintage lovers!

“Vintage fashion, at least for me, has always been about fantasy: the fantasy of the vintage pieces themselves; the fantasy of designers and design houses; and the fantasy of their historical and cultural manifestations in cinema, society, theater, literature, music, and photography.”

“I opened Marlene Wetherell Vintage fashion in the early 2000s in Chelsea, New York City. The goal was to present rare, yet wearable designer pieces — a curated selection that would always feel exceptionally at home in the present.

You’ll be able to find amazing pieces by renowned brands like Chanel, Yves Saint Laurent, Givenchy, Balenciaga, Céline and countless other fantastic names!

The items are carefully cared for and in very good shape!

You can also be lucky enough to bump into Marlene!

She has obviously a great taste for fashion and is super polite. Plus, she’ll select some of the most amazing pieces you would never expect to fall so deeply in love with! She’s great and seeing what will work best for a client!

I love seeing the ways my clients find value in these pieces. Whether they’re wearing them in their daily lives, styling them in shoots, or using them as inspiration for one of their own designs.”

A vintage shopping tip: Don’t go out from head to toe in Vintage! Mix it with something modern and that will do the twist!

If you’re a vintage lover, take a look at these top Brooklyn vintage stores and a very unique vintage jewelry spot!

You might be planning a shopping trip to New York City, so let us tell you more about our exclusive Personal Shopping services. For the New Yorkers, you might be needing a closet cleanse or styling consultation, right!?

For companies and small businesses looking for specific Fashion & Trend Research Tours, let our experts curate it for you and your team!

We just love living in the world’s leading fashion capital and exploring the NY vintage fashion scene!

Location: 40 West 25th Street, Gallery 210

www.marlenewetherell.com


Photo credits: Veruschka by Richard Avedon for Vogue US March 1967-5; and courtesy of Marlene Wetherell
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