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Retail Remedy: From our resident Parisian contributor Richard Nahem comes a visit to milliner Marie Mercié’s charming boutique
Stephen Sondheim famously begged the question “Does anyone still wear a hat? ” in the song “Here’s to the Ladies who Lunch ” from the musical “Company”. If he walked by Marie Mercié’s eponymous shop near St. Sulpice, the answer would an emphatic yes!
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From an institution like Bergdorf Goodman you can always expect spectacular holiday windows season after season and 2011′s series of intricate vignettes once again has as us in awe.
David Hoey and his team dedicated the past two years to planning, building, perfecting, and collecting antiques for their latest artisanal masterpiece The Carnival of Animals.
Each window features a specific material that depicts exotic animals and boasts custom pieces and creations from artistsREAD MORE »
Snowflakes and bubbles and gorgeous clothes with a giant Yeti whose footprints also appear inside the store.
The theme for this year’s whimsical yet elegant holiday windows at Sak’s is Land of the Bubblemakers. Based on “Who Makes The Snow,” a children’s tale by Naresh Ramchandani of the firm Pentagram who also conceived the window’s concept.
But the real star of the Christmas display is the 3-DREAD MORE »
Hermés never fails to serve up luxurious decadence in their holiday windows and this year is no exception.
From gold metallic boxing gloves, to an ostrich motorcycle helmet, to a lavender colored crocodile Kelly bag, to a sliver fox and shearling cape, the windows are pure fantasy along with the price tags.
Leila Menchari the genius window designer, celebrates her fiftieth year working for Hermés andREAD MORE »
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The Printemps Christmas windows in Paris have F-A-S-H-I-O-N on the mind.
Holiday cheer is spread not through Santa and his team of gifty elves, but with a little munchkin-cute Karl Lagerfeld doll leading the Chanel team of fabulousness. Take a look… –S.H.
This year the Christmas windows at Printemps, titled Noel Reves d’Evasion (Dreams of Escape), is much ado about Karl Lagerfeld and Chanel.
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Leave it to Sarah Burton and the Alexander McQueen team to create a breathtaking series of holiday windows for their London flagship this season with brilliantly crafted dresses from their Fall 2011 collection breaking out of cargo boxes.
Visit the Alexander McQueen store in London to check out the windows in person at 4-5 Old Bond Street, London, W1SREAD MORE »
Retail Remedy: There’s nothing that says holiday shopping more than the launch of Christmas windows
Of all the department holiday windows in New York, Lord & Taylor is a perennial favorite as one of the most classic and heartwarming. This year’s theme being “What is Christmas Made Of?” The store asked children from Women In Need shelters and local schools to draw what they believeREAD MORE »
Retail Remedy: A homage to the stylish women of Paris
Who better than French style icon Inès de la Fressange to be the ambassador for La Parisienne?
That’s the event at Galeries Lafayette department store to promote the stylish, urban women of Paris.
Inès de la Fressange is a former top model, a muse to Karl Lagerfeld, and once the visage of Marianne, the national emblem ofREAD MORE »
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Retail Remedy: Le Bon Marché in Paris showcases the Eternellement Dior
We know how much Richard Nahem loves the Paris that he shares in his walking tours, and he will be tipping FocusOnStyle during Paris Fashion Week.
Designer John Galliano has been certainly in the news this week for his rather horrific alleged comments caught on a cell phone video. I’ve been interviewed a bitREAD MORE »
Left Bank Hermes Store in Paris is Ultra Modern Luxury. Retail Remedy: Is it possible to outdo a classic? Hermés on the rue St. Honoré is my favorite luxury store in Paris. Hermés opened a new shop on the Left Bank in December, and it is a stunner.They have lightened their approach with an airy, loft-like space on three levels housed in the formerREAD MORE »