Winking with Glass made documenting this not-to-be-missed sample sale a pretty seamless experience. With all the beautiful current season looks at the front is easy to forget to make that bee line straight to the back for the well priced
Marc Newson designed the gorgeous Lever House restaurant in NYC and has works in museums including the MoMA and Pompidou. This is his first eyewear collection, a perfect representation of the intersection of fashion and industrial design.
For those fortunate souls who will happen to be in Paris sometime between tomorrow and Saturday, please make time to swing by the Hermes sample sale (aka ventes privées). Your fellow carrés lovers will live vicariously through you…
Happy New Year JetShoppers! Along with my usual resolutions (exercise more, read more, blog more), 2014 is about making shopping more meaningful. This year I’m shopping with Glass – Google Glass that is! And it’s my duty to consume. Virtually.
New Year’s Eve. 2013. The view from the 8th floor looking down onto the circular driveway made even more awesome with Google Auto Awesome.
Finally boarded my flight back to Hong Kong (after an overbooked flight yesterday) and just learned another tip to share with you all.
It’s “engagement season”!!
Timed for those holiday engagements is the Reem Acra sample sale. I visited this sale over the summer and found a treasure trove of beautifully embellished and we’ll constructed gowns.
I’ll be out of the country shopping in Hong Kong but please let me know if you stop by and score.
And if you bring a friend, make sure she’s enthusiastic about the event and not secretly making this face!
How early do you prepare for #blackfriday?
Depeche toi! If you missed the press preview at the 5th Avenue flagship store yesterday, and want to get a glimpse of Lady Gaga while shopping one of the chicest French brands, then get to Times Square vite!
Worn by celebrities including Katy Perry, CuteCircuit Haute Couture epitomizes tech fashion. With one of the founders a former handbag designer at Valentino, and the other an autodidact engineer, this dynamic duo is poised to finally empower fashionistas to literally communicate with their clothing (some pieces can even interact with the wearer via hashtag).
My sample sale repertoire officially expanded into bridal with the Reem Acra sample sale in NYC.
If only I was in Milan this week! My last trip to the capitol of Northern Italian style happened to coincide with a Corso Como “garage sale” – and I still have visions of seriously discounted Alaïa lace booties and Comme des Garçons jackets at over 80% off…