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RIHANNA “SETS IT OFF” AT BERGDORFS

Rihanna at Bergdorf Goodman for the fall collection of her Fenty by Puma collection.
Rihanna at Bergdorf Goodman for the fall collection of her Fenty by Puma collection.

It’s every designer’s dream to have their collection be carried at Bergdorf Goodman,” Rihanna proclaimed Tuesday afternoon at a frenzied personal appearance for the retail unveiling of her fall Fenty by Puma collection.

The Barbadian singer was joined by Bergdorf president Joshua Schulman and “homegirl Linda,” senior vice president, fashion office and store presentation Linda Fargo — as a contingent of Rihanna fans swarmed the retailer’s fifth floor, tunes blaring.

The majority of attendees appeared to be students from nearby fashion universities, including the Fashion Institute of Technology and the Parsons School of Design.

While scheduled for 3 p.m., the event didn’t start until nearly two hours past its call time — leaving some attendees with a dilemma.

Rihanna at Bergdorf Goodman for the fall collection of her Fenty by Puma collection.
Rihanna at Bergdorf Goodman for the fall collection of her Fenty by Puma collection.

Ariana, a 20-year-old student at FIT, said she was “debating if I should skip class, I have merchandising math at 5:10.” Spotted an hour later, it appeared that she had.

“I want to get the creepers,” Ariana said of her intentions for staying — noting that the continuously sold-out style is a must-have item amongst the FIT student body. “Before this, no one was buying Puma. [Rihanna] managed to make it big again,” she added.

Aasha, a 19-year-old New School student and intern for Alastair McKimm — who styled the fall Fenty for Puma campaign, already has a pair of creepers. She was in the room to nab one of the collection’s fur hoodies. “I like the collection — it is a mix of edgy and girliness at the same time.”

Rihanna at Bergdorf Goodman for the fall collection of her Fenty by Puma collection.
Rihanna at Bergdorf Goodman for the fall collection of her Fenty by Puma collection.

Whitney Lam, founder of the women’s lifestyle blog Nitrolicious, summed up Fenty’s popularity: “Anything Rihanna touches becomes popular. There is not really women’s streetwear like this produced with a big brand.”

Within 15 minutes of Rihanna’s ribbon-cutting, Bergdorf’s stock of shoes had sold out, as well as much of its apparel.

Schulman in his opening remarks at the event said, “The whole world is talking about ath-leisure, but here at Bergdorf’s we are all about ath-glamour.”

Discussing the decision to welcome Rihanna to Bergdorf’s, Schulman told WWD, “For us, Rihanna is an icon and when we first saw the [Fenty fashion] show Linda Fargo and I were so excited about it because we really felt that our customer would love this. It’s a very sexy, very modern approach to activewear.

Rihanna at Bergdorf Goodman for the fall collection of her Fenty by Puma collection.
Rihanna at Bergdorf Goodman for the fall collection of her Fenty by Puma collection.

“Ultimately for all of us, the celebrity association is nice, but it’s all about the product and we knew this type of product would speak to our customer.”

Article Courtesy of wwd - Misty White Sidell
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RIHANNA "SETS IT OFF" AT BERGDORFS

Rihanna at Bergdorf Goodman for the fall collection of her Fenty by Puma collection.
Rihanna at Bergdorf Goodman for the fall collection of her Fenty by Puma collection.

It’s every designer’s dream to have their collection be carried at Bergdorf Goodman,” Rihanna proclaimed Tuesday afternoon at a frenzied personal appearance for the retail unveiling of her fall Fenty by Puma collection.

The Barbadian singer was joined by Bergdorf president Joshua Schulman and “homegirl Linda,” senior vice president, fashion office and store presentation Linda Fargo — as a contingent of Rihanna fans swarmed the retailer’s fifth floor, tunes blaring.

The majority of attendees appeared to be students from nearby fashion universities, including the Fashion Institute of Technology and the Parsons School of Design.

While scheduled for 3 p.m., the event didn’t start until nearly two hours past its call time — leaving some attendees with a dilemma.

Rihanna at Bergdorf Goodman for the fall collection of her Fenty by Puma collection.
Rihanna at Bergdorf Goodman for the fall collection of her Fenty by Puma collection.

Ariana, a 20-year-old student at FIT, said she was “debating if I should skip class, I have merchandising math at 5:10.” Spotted an hour later, it appeared that she had.

“I want to get the creepers,” Ariana said of her intentions for staying — noting that the continuously sold-out style is a must-have item amongst the FIT student body. “Before this, no one was buying Puma. [Rihanna] managed to make it big again,” she added.

Aasha, a 19-year-old New School student and intern for Alastair McKimm — who styled the fall Fenty for Puma campaign, already has a pair of creepers. She was in the room to nab one of the collection’s fur hoodies. “I like the collection — it is a mix of edgy and girliness at the same time.”

Rihanna at Bergdorf Goodman for the fall collection of her Fenty by Puma collection.
Rihanna at Bergdorf Goodman for the fall collection of her Fenty by Puma collection.

Whitney Lam, founder of the women’s lifestyle blog Nitrolicious, summed up Fenty’s popularity: “Anything Rihanna touches becomes popular. There is not really women’s streetwear like this produced with a big brand.”

Within 15 minutes of Rihanna’s ribbon-cutting, Bergdorf’s stock of shoes had sold out, as well as much of its apparel.

Schulman in his opening remarks at the event said, “The whole world is talking about ath-leisure, but here at Bergdorf’s we are all about ath-glamour.”

Discussing the decision to welcome Rihanna to Bergdorf’s, Schulman told WWD, “For us, Rihanna is an icon and when we first saw the [Fenty fashion] show Linda Fargo and I were so excited about it because we really felt that our customer would love this. It’s a very sexy, very modern approach to activewear.

Rihanna at Bergdorf Goodman for the fall collection of her Fenty by Puma collection.
Rihanna at Bergdorf Goodman for the fall collection of her Fenty by Puma collection.

“Ultimately for all of us, the celebrity association is nice, but it’s all about the product and we knew this type of product would speak to our customer.”

Article Courtesy of wwd - Misty White Sidell

GLAMOUR ISLAND GREECE – FAN RESORT WEAR INTERNATIONAL COVER

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Fashion Avenue News is a Global, Luxury Brand.  Our second 2017 Resort Wear cover hails from Greece featuring topless bathing beauties of Glamour Island.  The editorial, shot by Andrea Sartore, is stunning with spectacular style, capturing the models soft supple and graceful shape.

At Fashion Avenue News, you know we keep it, Classy, Sophisticated and Fabulous, and this is what you will find on our Resort Wear pages.  Coming next is our St. Lucia Resort Wear cover.  This will be followed by our first Fashion Avenue News Caribbean issue.

Subscribe to the FAN Daily Fashion Blog www.btetv.wordpress.com and get fashion news as soon as we do.  Also coming soon is “INVITE THE PRESS” each week we blog about what is happening on the weekend…. there will never be a dull moment.

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You’re invited this Wednesday, August 31, starting at 5:30pm, we will celebrate a FREE end of the summer networking event.  Join Fashion Avenue News, along with LTC Network Todd & Kelly at Suite 36, 16 West 36th Street for Fashion Industry Networking and celebrate the birthday of Fashion Icon, Editor-in-Chief Ja’Dee Murphy, along with CoCo – Author of Romance not Finance.  There will also be a fabulous ALL MALE FASHION SHOW by the House of Merlot, showtime is EXACTLY 7:30pm.  The event is free and you must be 21+ to attend.

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You can also get FREE TICKETS for the Fashion Industry FREE New Years Party at the Holiday Inn on West 57th Street right on the blog.  Save the date for Fashion on the Hudson 20 (yes 9 years at Riverbank but 20 years total, Saturday July 15, 2017), subscribe TODAY.  www.btetv.wordpress.com

Having a Fashion Week show, send us your info so we can place it on the INVITE THE PRESS list and blast it out… all for FREE.

Remember, Fashion Avenue News is your FASHION FAMILY.

Cover Credits: Photographer: Andrea Sartore  Model 1: Michelle Wong  Model 2: Daniela Caruso, Location: lefkada Greece.  Thanks to  Avelecazzate

All White Affair ” Le Coiffeur Style the Water, Yacht Fashion Show, Sunday August 21, 2016

WENDY ISSAC EVENT

Wendy Issac producer of the All White Affair on Sunday August 21, 2016 received the PRODUCER OF THE YEAR AWARD from Fashion Avenue News Magazine.

This is a wonderful event to attend to network, make new contacts in the Fashion Industry and have a just have fun with the friendliest people in the fashion industry.  Dinner, Dancing, Fashion Show and upscale fun.  We are looking forward to seeing you, come with a friend or attend alone, you will have a great time.  Buy your tickets on Eventbrite by clicking the link below

It’s an “All White Affair ” Le Coiffeur Style the Water, August 21 along Nautical Empress boarding at 7pm leaving from South Street Seaport.. Fashion Show, Dinner, Party .  Get your tickets http://leCoiffeurstylethewater.eventbrite.com/
Couples $100 Single $55

Event Description:  Event is Dinner, Fashion Show and Party.  This is an adult event 21 and over

 

All White Affair " Le Coiffeur Style the Water, Yacht Fashion Show, Sunday August 21, 2016

WENDY ISSAC EVENT

Wendy Issac producer of the All White Affair on Sunday August 21, 2016 received the PRODUCER OF THE YEAR AWARD from Fashion Avenue News Magazine.

This is a wonderful event to attend to network, make new contacts in the Fashion Industry and have a just have fun with the friendliest people in the fashion industry.  Dinner, Dancing, Fashion Show and upscale fun.  We are looking forward to seeing you, come with a friend or attend alone, you will have a great time.  Buy your tickets on Eventbrite by clicking the link below

It’s an “All White Affair ” Le Coiffeur Style the Water, August 21 along Nautical Empress boarding at 7pm leaving from South Street Seaport.. Fashion Show, Dinner, Party .  Get your tickets http://leCoiffeurstylethewater.eventbrite.com/
Couples $100 Single $55

Event Description:  Event is Dinner, Fashion Show and Party.  This is an adult event 21 and over

 

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GrandCentralBeauty’s Multi-efficient, S.M.A.R.T. Skin Care for Your Busy Lifestyle – Men. Women. All Skin Types.

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GrandCentralBeauty is a New York-based beauty company whose name was inspired by the classic beauty and modern efficiency of iconic Grand Centrals worldwide. With the busy city-goer in mind, GrandCentralBeauty creates classic multi-purpose treatments with modern results. GrandCentralBeauty is committed to changing the face of skincare as we know it, bringing the traditional spa experience to the homes of all of its customers with its S.M.A.R.T. Skin Perfecting® products.

Created by an award-winning chemist, Ginger King, who has developed top-selling beauty products for leading global brands, along with luxury spa retail & marketing expert, Jackie Lee: S.M.A.R.T. Skin Perfecting® products is named for its key benefits –  Smooth, Moisturizes. Anti- Aging, Redness- Reducing, Tones. The line provides instant skin smoothing, deep moisturizing, anti-aging benefits, redness reduction and improves skin tone through proprietary formulas and application processes. Designed for easy use and immediate results, the collection consists of three hero products of Mask, Polisher, and Serum + Primer.

The 15-minute peel-off S.M.A.R.T. Skin Perfecting Mask delivers visible results with first use; spa-quality formula blends marine algaes, vitamins, botanicals and fruit extracts into a weekly skin treatment to deliver multiple results; 100% of clinical trial panelists report refreshed and rejuvenated skin. The Mask is conveniently packaged with four individual applications, along with its own travel accessories for use on- the-go or weekend getaway. It retails for $75.

The S.M.A.R.T. Skin Perfecting Polisher is designed to work in 30 seconds to exfoliate, peel and tone – all in one easy step. Ideal for even very sensitive skin, the Polisher boasts an exclusive formula containing

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multi-fruit acids including apple, lemon, sugarcane and orange; along with botanical extracts such as peony, and Japanese tobiko inspired, caviar-like beads to gently cleanse and polish, buffing away dead skin cells, all without irritating the skin. It is packaged in a travel-friendly pump and retails at $38 for 30 mL/ 1.0 fl oz.

The S.M.A.R.T. Skin Perfecting Serum+Primer is the newest product in the collection of multitasking products. This smart new serum is an easy-to-wear formula made to work with all skin types, including oily and very sensitive skin, with or without makeup. The Serum+Primer is a unique; oil-free, silica-free, multi-efficient, all-over face treatment to instantly smooth, moisturize, and act as your makeup primer, under-eye smoother, over-makeup setter and lip serum, all-in-one. This handy multi-tasker is conveniently packaged in a travel-easy pump and retails at $68 for 50 mL/ 1.7 fl oz.

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GrandCentralBeauty believes that you do not need to always switch your entire skincare routine and regimen due to changes in age, environment, seasons, or even lifestyle.  Instead, you can layer ‘smart’ active, multi-efficient treatments into your current regimen to effectively target multiple concerns at once.

Only premium ingredients are used in the formulation of the S.M.A.R.T Skin Perfecting products. All products are made in the U.S.A. and are hypoallergenic, clinically-tested skincare that is Paraben- free, Sulfate-free, and Petrochemical-free.

Lehigh Valley Fashion Week April 29-30th

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LEHIGH VALLEY FASHION WEEK

 

Lehigh Valley Fashion Week (“Fashion Week”) is held twice a year to highlight all the Fashion Seasons (Fall/Winter) (Spring/Summer), and occurs on April and August of each year.

Season 1 was held on August 14th to 21st, 2015, and it was sponsored by the Renaissance Hotel Allentown.  Kathy Avila owner of Style Beauty Lounge, located in Bethlehem, had her fashion show during that week.  Restaurants such as Corked, located in Bethlehem and Hook, located in Allentown, collaborated with Lehigh Valley Fashion Week.  The Fashion Week was a success and lovers of fashion came out in groves to attend the Premier nights.  Lehigh Valley Fashion Week’s sponsors were Metro Beauty Academy, Barbizon Chique, Style Beauty Lounge, LV Happening, Davis, Nelson and Associates and other companies/individuals who supported and helped with its success.

For Season 2 of Fashion Week Spring/Summer2016 (“S/S 2016”) styles will be presented by designers and boutiques.  This Season is sponsored by Holiday Inn Center Allentown, and will be held on April 28th to April 30th.   During this Fashion Week on April 29th, BW Nice – Lehigh Chapter will have their annual Red Shoe Charity Luncheon and Fashion Show, and Style Beauty Lounge will participate again by having a Trunk Show.

All the Lehigh Valley Fashion Week premier events will be held at the Holiday Inn Center Allentown, 904 Hamilton St, Allentown, PA 18101, and starts at 7pm.  This venue was recently renovated and fits the growing attendance of the Fashion Week.  If you don’t want to miss a beat during Fashion Week book your room by calling 610. 433.2221. The emcees will be Heidi Uracius from Barbizon Chique and Kari Holmes from Lehigh Valley Fashion Week.

Heidi is the former Ms Pennsylvania US 2014 and awarded 3rd Runner up Actress of the Year at the IMTA Convention in Los Angeles.  She is currently the events manager for Barbizon Chique and continues to model and act locally and in New York.  She was on the television special “On the Road to the Fashion Hero” on ABC last June, and will be in the upcoming reality show “The Fashion Hero”, as the Season One Winner.

Kari Holmes is the Fashion Director of Lehigh Valley Fashion Week, and has hosted numerous events.  She manages the designers and models for Fashion Week, and ensures that everyone is organized for the fashion events.

Barbizon Chique of Philadelphia will be providing models and partnering with Lehigh Valley Fashion Week again for Season 2.  Barbizon is celebrating 77 years in the industry and their models can be seen on TV, in Movies, Magazines, on the Runway, and more.  If you are interested in learning more about Barbizon and finding out how you can get started, go to barbizonchique.com, or visit their booth during intermission or after the show.

On April 28th, Thursday, there will be a networking event, where a panel of professionals in the fashion industry will speak to aspiring models, make-up artists (“mua”), and hairstylists to help them to become successful in the fashion industry.  Our host for this event will be Kari Holmes, Fashion Week’s Fashion Director.  The panel will consist of the following professionals; local top model and actor, Yasminda Rodriguez and Jacinth Sutphin, photographer, Jeff Levy, makeup artist, Faces by Fre Umarah, model agency, Heidi Uracius of Barbizon Chique, to name a few.

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On April 29th, Friday, the premier night designers will showcase S/S 2016 couture and ready-made collections. Here are some of the designers and boutiques who will be showcased; Dartanya, Clotheversity, Clothes Mentor, Victoria Wright, Art 2 The Skin, Stay by Stacy Angela, Abundant Style, and Glam2Mod2Chic.

On April 30th, Saturday, the finale night will showcase S/S 2016 urban collection.  Here are some of the designers and boutiques who will be showcased; Clothes Mentor, Level 9, Cat’s Meow, Urban Varieties,

Purchase your tickets for the Premier and Finale fashion shows at www.lehighvalleyfashionweek.com.

To celebrate Lehigh Valley Fashion Week’s Team hard work there will be an after party at The JetPort Restaurant and Lounge on April 30th after the fashion show.  JetPort is located at 3400 Airport Rd, Allentown, PA, and it starts at 10pm.  This is a chance to meet the designers, mua, hairstylists, models, and the Fashion Week Team who participated in Fashion Week.

About Lehigh Valley Fashion Week

Lehigh Valley Fashion Week is a Lehigh Valley organization highlighting the fashion industry in the area.  Our Fashion Weeks consist of fashion shows at malls, boutiques, and other venues around the Lehigh Valley. Fashion Weeks are celebrated around the globe and has been proven to be the number one medium for presenting the work of fashion designers and other fashion-oriented crafts.

It is known these events boost visibility and profit to the surrounding businesses.  There will be multiple fashion and promotional events throughout the Lehigh Valley, where we will collaborate with sponsoring businesses.  If you are interested and would like more information please contact us at contact@lehighvalleyfashionweek.com or 484.994.2572.

The hash tags used for Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook are #lehighvalleyfashionweek and #LVFWSS16.  The hash tags will be used for marketing purposes.

Press Contact
Name:                         Winsome Condra
Mobile:                       201.936.9102
Email:             winsome@lehighvalleyfashionweek.com

 

FASHION AVENUE NEWS SHOOTS SWIMSUIT ISSUE AT SUGAR BEACH ON THE BEAUTIFUL ISLAND OF ST. LUCIA

 

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We are excited to be invited by Joycie Mederick of Cinnamon Productions to cover the Hot Couture Fashion Show as well as shoot our legendary SwimWear Issue at the Sugar Beach Resort in St. Lucia.

This is the location that Matt Damon from Oceans 12 got married. George Clooney and the rest of the cast stayed.….DARLING…. and we are Over The Moon to be able to utilize this luxury resort.

The Fashion Avenue News Team consist of Celebrity Photographer and Managing Partner, Allison V. Brown.  Allison will direct the SwimWear shoot and scout the ideal locations at the Sugar Beach.  Paul Walker, known for capturing that right photo at any event or runway show, will work closely with the models, getting that photo just right.   Dwight Eubanks, Styling Director for Fashion Avenue News magazine, will make sure everything comes together……FABULOUSLY…….

Editor-in-Chief, Sofia Davis will, of course, be Networking to build a Fashion Bridge between St. Lucia and New York City.  The goal is to develop Fashion Avenue News Magazine – St. Lucia, and we start with the SwimWear issue.

We look forward to a long term Fashion Relationship with the island of St. Lucia and Joycie Mederick of Cinnamon Productions.

Here is a little background on the Sugar Beach Resort.

Awards & Accolades

2016 Fashion Avenue News Magazine – Shoots Legendary SwimWear Issue at Sugar Beach
2016 U.S. News & World Report rankings – Best Hotels in the Caribbean
Telegraph Ultra Travel 50 Greatest Hotels of the World 2016
Conde Nast #5 Top 40 in the Caribbean 2015
Favourite Caribbean Luxury Hotel, Telegraph 2015
Best Spas in the Caribbean, Departures 2015
Conde Nast Traveler Reader’s Choice Award, Best Resorts in the Caribbean
Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards 2014
Conde Nast Traveler Gold List 2014
Conde Nast Traveler Reader’s Choice Award 2013, Top Hotels in Caribbean
“Travel + Leisure It List 2013,” Best New Hotels
“Conde Nast Traveler Hot List 2013,” Best New Hotels of 2013
Forbes “10 Honeymoon Havens for 2013”
Top 30 Hotels in the Caribbean and the Atlantic, Sugar Beach #19
Sunday Times Travel Magazine World’s Best 100 Hotels 2011
“Travel + Leisure “World’s Best Awards 2011”, Featured in “Caribbean’s World’s Best Debut”
“Condé Nast Traveler Gold List 2011,” Readers’ Selection of “Best Places to Stay in the World”

ST. LUCIA HOT COUTURE FEATURES DESIGNER CLARISCIA GILL – CG COUTURE

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The renowned designer returns to her roots for the show of a lifetime!

Couturier Clariscia (pronounced Clar-ee-sha) Gill is clearly passionate about her work. Not only does it show in the fine attention to detail displayed in the cut and finish of her designs, it is clearly evidenced by the 15 year strong loyal clientele whom visit her Mayfair based Atelier.

A mixture of men and women from all the five continents which includes musical artists and celebrities.  All are united by their discerning style savvy attraction to Clariscia Gill Couture’s famous three C’s. Cloth, Cut and Colour.

Clariscia’s passion for design and the cut of good cloth came from her mother.  Her mother was born in French Guiana and as a young teenager emigrated to St Lucia where she met Clariscia’s father, George Gill.  Losing her mother from a sudden death at the age of ten was a shock but it somehow spurred Clariscia on to want to make her mum proud as she was the one who sparked Clariscia’s fashion interest. Clariscia would sit fascinated watching her mother sew.  Clariscia cherished the small hand wheel Singer Sewing machine her mother had given her as a child.

A keen eyed relief needlework teacher at school saw early on that Clariscia showed a particular talent in sewing and drawing so he made it his duty to encourage her to attend the London College of Fashion where he worked part time.

St Lucia Hot Couture Show, May 3rd-8th 2016

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Next month, Clariscia is billed as a headlining International Fashion Designer at this years St Lucia Jazz and Arts Festival, hosted at the prestigious Sandals Grande, Design District Serenity Park, St Lucia. Gill will be joined by international sponsor, Iman Cosmetics and reality TV Star Dwight Eubanks from The Real House Wives of Atlanta (responsible for Phaedra Parks lavish and extravagant fashion parties) plus performances featuring Musical Icons: Shaggy, Marc Anthony (J-Lo) and George Benson and a host of other celebrities’ (for full line up, visit: http://stluciajazz.org)

Each designer has been awarded:

Professional Hair and Makeup provided by Iman Cosmetics, a professional team of experienced dressers, a designer bio feature in Commemorative Magazine, an introduction to the most influential buyers in the Caribbean (approximately 40 buyers ranging from local boutiques to regional and international stores), 100% Press attendance rate, with front row features by the best fashion writers from around the Caribbean and the US. From Fashion Avenue News to NYC Vogue.

The collection comprises day, evening and a bridal wear range.

The relaxed interchangeable suits and separates portray a modern look suitable to take you from the office to that evening reception.

Clariscia reveals the single most frequently requested item to be trousers of which she has developed styles to accommodate the rich variety of body shapes we all come in.

Clariscia insists each new client has a unique pants toile made first in calico in order to get the correct fit before the trousers are made in the finest plain or pinstripe wools, some available with a slight stretch for all important comfort.

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Over the years, demand from clients for her to make their wedding dresses grew and it became clear that Clariscia’s designs for the modern bride who had no desire to go down the aisle looking like ‘Tinkerbelle Fairy’.

These brides wanted a more subtle elegant style, sometimes even a non-white dress, maybe something with sleeves or a shorter dress.  As a result, the first bridal range was designed, again taking into account the interchangeable aspect by including neat shrug jackets and light organza coats to go with the dresses two-pieces and even trousers for the different body shapes and personalities.

The Atelier

Discreetly housed for the past 15 years in a charming 18th century Courtyard Mews next to world Fenwicks of New Bond St, the setting of her appointment based operation provides her clientele a haven of tranquillity to retreat to and stop for a lunch time treat in one of the many high profile restaurants that surround.

It is easy to see why the clients return as Clariscia gently guides them through the motions of selecting essential pieces from her collection. Clients experience advice on dressing for the given season without compromising on their own personality and skilfully, Clariscia refuses for clients to be moulded into fashion clones.

Clariscia’s ethos is that the garments must earn their place in your wardrobe so the pieces are carefully designed in order that the wearer gets maximum looks by being able to interchange the key items.

Clariscia Gill – CG Couture
9 Lancashire Court, Mayfair, London, W1S 1EY
www.clarisciagill.com
e: info@clarisciagill.ocm
t: +44 (0)20 7 495 2121