This article provides advice and insight for those in the high-end fashion sector. Here you’ll find five essentials for the business that will help you achieve success. As more people move away from fast fashion and towards bespoke, high-value fashion items that will last longer, there is a need to ensure your customers keep coming back time and time again. Customer loyalty is about more than just the fashion you have to offer, but also the entire buying experience of your current and future customers.
Owning a fashion boutique may seem like one of the best jobs in the world, but truth be told, it’s much more difficult than it seems. It’s not all about picking beautiful clothes and displaying them in your store.
YAOK Group China celebrated their 10 year anniversary in the exclusive newly opened Bulgari Hotel in Shanghai and on this occasion they gave awards for the best retail companies operating in the Chinese market. The list of winners included top companies such as Cartier (most powerful luxury Brand in China), Chanel (most creative fashion company), Gucci (most innovative jewellery line), Hermes (most creative events) to name a few.
I decided to get back out there at the age of 54 and after having only always looked after my family as a mother and wife. I didn’t want to give up either my job or my family, but it is not possible to take care of everything at the same time. The line of the brand Maison Miseon is a mix between the oriental philosophy and the excellent Italian craftsmanship, it is intended to be essential and sporty and elegant at the same time. The clothing items fit people of any age, with a strong personality and they can be worn both during the working day and in the evening for having good time. I pay a lot of attention to the quality of the materials, which are mainly natural, I care of the details and the satisfaction of my clients.
No matter what our fashion sense may be, a college graduation ceremony can seem like an event with no specific guidance on what to wear. It can feel like a toss-up between dressing for work or wearing your Sunday’s best. Then there’s the desire to be comfortable without compromising a sense of fashion. It can even come down to deciding between something out of your own closet or getting some new threads. We’ve created a few pointers that may help you next time you’re faced with the question of what to wear to a college graduation.
Palazzina, 5 stars boutique hotel designed by Philippe Starck, after being acquired from the Relegance holding last year, goes back to being the most exclusive location of Venice during the 74th International Film Festival. Once again this year Palazzina is hosting the most glamour nights, becoming the favourite social gathering of celebrities and influencers.
The Swiss watchmaking company IWC Schaffhausen celebrated the opening of its second German boutique with an exclusive event this evening. Around 200 specially invited guests flocked to the magnificent, recently renovated building at Residenzstrabe 13, close to Munich’s opera house. Guests included well-known IWC brand ambassadors and celebrities such as actors Elyas M’Barek, Moritz Bleibtreu and Thomas Heinze. To mark the occasion, IWC is unveiling the special-edition Portugieser Chronograph Rattrapante Edition “Boutique Munich” (Ref.IW371217). Limited to 250 watches, this exclusive timepiece will initially only be available for purchase at the Munich boutique.
BVLGARI hosts a red-carpet gala to reveal its new boutique on Frankfurt's prestigious Goethe Strasse
Red-carpet, invitation-only, dress code “Italian glamour” party attended also by JeanChristophe Babin, Princess Lilly zu Sayn Wittgenstein-Berleburg, Nadja and Cosima Auermann, Lena Gercke, Aylin Tezel and Lars Burmeister
From the firm's early days, the workshop in Marciano della Chiana has been a reflection of the creative craftsmanship expertise of Sartoria Rossi, its strong bond with Tuscany and its impressive know-how, closely linked with the workmanship tradition of Arezzo.
Life energy and the stunning beauty of flowers have provided inspiration for BOOM, PITTI BLOOMS, the leading theme of the summer trade shows. New creative ideas that blossom just like flowers: improbable, effervescent and ironic.
Barakat Bespoke is the ultimate boutique for gentlemen that offers custom clothing and meticulously chosen ready to wear. They combine classic style and contemporary style with a hint of boldness. The store features menswear, grooming products, jewelry, and accessories. Clients will have the opportunity to fully customize their very own bespoke line of suits and accessories personalized with their own name.
On the occasion of the 85th anniversary of the watch icon Reverso, the cosmopolitan, athlete and pop artist Prince Hubertus zu Hohenlohe presents two new Reverso models. Designed with an eye for the exceptional, his motifs decorate the reverse side of the legendary watch with its swivel case.
Service is Haberdasher's hallmark and will not compromise nor outsource to save time. Their member clients appreciate the service, quality and convenience they provide. Because they are a personal boutique operation focused on high-end clientele the company limits the number of clients they serve to ensure the clients receive the best, most responsive service possible. Because they are a relationship-based company they do not do business on a transactional basis. They become a trusted partner in making sure you are well-dressed and taken care of for the long term. You will never be "passed off" to the next sales rep.
Black N Bianco - a high quality online clothing boutique that offers the best in formal wear and wedding wear for children. They specialize in offering a variety of different styles of suits for little boys that will help to please any person's personal tastes.
'We are having a raffle benefitting Sharp Dressed Man. The prize is a custom Christopher Schafer Clothier suit made of Dormeuil fabric with two custom shirts and two handmade silk ties valued at $3 000. Each donation of $25 purchases you a ticket for this great prize. The winning ticket will be drawn at the open house on December 1st'.
Rising design star Anniesa Hasibuan will make her debut at Couture Fashion Week New York with the presentation of her latest collection at 4:00 pm on Saturday September 12, 2015. The event will be held at the Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan in the heart of the city.
Last month, Christian Louboutin celebrated the opening of our first men’s boutique in Milan with a festive block-party during Milan Fashion Week. With music by Brendan Fallis, and an army of notable style-makers in attendance, the boutique received a warm welcome to Milan-Italian style.
JOSEPH modernised women. As the sixties drew to a close, Casablanca-born hairdresser Joseph Ettedgui looked out from his salon, a chic King’s Road focal point, and imagined a revolution in the way we buy fashion. With his keen instincts, Joseph created a boutique that was more magazine than clothes shop – somewhere to discover new ideas, new styles and new designers.
"Heels offer a gesture to the leg, and nail colour adds a gesture to the hand," says Christian Louboutin, in his studio, brandishing a bottle of Rouge Louboutin that he describes as "trapped in a piece of faceted crystal."
A variety of unique handmade hats by Italian Designer Patrizia Fabri for fashion label Antica Manifattura Cappelli were displayed during the AltaRomaAltaModa fashion week in Rome (January 30 - February 2, 2015).
Spain's top jewellery designer and manufacturer, Carrera y Carrera celebrated the grand opening of its new boutique in Macau. This is Carrera y Carrera's first boutique in the greater China region, and marks an important milestone for the brand as it expands its market presence in Asia. CEO, Ms. Svetlana Kupriyanova, and Mr. Manuel Carrera, who is a fourth-generation descendant of the Carrera family which founded the brand, both graced the event with their presence as the brand celebrated this significant moment.
The brand's style is identified with 'easy-chic' concept which combines contemporary elegance with a relaxed silhouettes, dressing a woman from morning to evening in pure and sensual clothes. BGN's collections reach beyond the seasonal trends, giving the sense of 'timeless fashion' to the customers.
Vietnamese celebrity designer Vo Viet Chung will present his most recent inspired collection for Spring 2015 at Couture Fashion Week in New York. The highly-anticipated fashion show will be held at 6:00 pm on Saturday September 6, 2014 in the Broadway Ballroom of the Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan, 1605 Broadway, in the heart of the Big Apple, the world’s fashion capital.
On Tuesday, March 18th, 2014, the luxury label FENDI, whose Creative Director is Karl Lagerfeld, will open its first boutique in Germany. The boutique is 365 square meters large and is located in Maximilianstraße 12-14 in a historical building from the 19th century. The hosts, Pietro Beccari (Chairman and CEO of FENDI), Karl Lagerfeld and Silvia Venturini Fendi will personally welcome the guests at the opening.
In Varna, Bulgaria, boutique La Sposa is the fashion center where every modern woman can find her dream dress for a special occasion.
Along with the latest bridal collections in the boutique are already available cocktail collections 2014 by LA SPOSA and Holiday Sona.
MILANOV brand was founded in 2002. Now after 10 years it successfully submitted to the Bulgarian market stylish and quality women's and men's leather jackets, skirts and trousers.
The designer Diane Von Furstenberg openedher first store in New York for accessories.
Made-to-measure (MTM) and personalisation are the new luxury according to Elisabetta Canali, granddaughter of the founder of Italy's finest suit maker. But she definitely sees the rising trend for MTM in menswear as a way of asserting individuality and standing out from the crowd. Canali is keen to stress that its MTM service is different, something that is very much a collaborative process between the customer and the tailor.
Suitsupply is a men's fashion label, founded in Amsterdam by Fokke de Jong in 2000. It has 44 locations opened all over the world - from its home base in Amsterdam to London, New York and Chicago. Its last object was officially opened on April 25, 2013 in Philadelphia. It's placed at the 4,300-square-foot corner spot on 16th and Locust that was once a historic hotel. The slick two-story boutique has been revamped with shiny modern accents - like bright-red display tables, eye-popping graphic displays and illuminated built-in shelves that look like something out of an episode of The Jetsons.
The Bulgarian brand Avin boutique presented its first collection in France, where the collection was sold out for two days. This is a huge success for the Bulgarian fashion brand.
The collection is named "A day with a Star", the model of the collection is Aglaia Vassileva. A representative of Avin boutique said that for them this is a tremendous recognition by French women and they already prepare a new collection, even better than the last one.
Caramella Fashion is a fast growing fashion brand and offers a great variety of colours and sizes. It proposes a wide assortment of dresses, tops, blouses, overalls, skirts, pants and coats.
The emphasis in the collections is on the most effeminate clothing, her majesty - "The Dress". The designers of the brand believe that there is no more appropriate clothing, which emphasizes the beauty and delicacy of the female body and comfortable to wear at the same time.
We present the jewelry collection of boutique Il Cuore with designer Alexandra Meshkova. The collection is made from various glass elements, Swarovski stones, nacre in different shapes, pearls.
With this variety of different materials and splendor every lady can not go unnoticed. The jewelry is a perfect combination to the formal clothes of boutique Il Cuore.
Victoria Beckham has released her new handbag collection.
It is early to say that Victoria Beckham's fashion line can be haute couture, but her clothes and accessories are very popular among women in UK. Her bags are sold almost at the same price as the bags of brands like Louis Vuitton and Hermes. In the collection there is an alligator-skin handbag costing $29 600.
This year, Israeli fashion Couture brand My Lady Haute Couture, designed again a collection of bridal and formal dresses for the Bulgarian representation of the company – Bridal Fashion. The gowns are made in one single piece of every model, with unique design made by the designer of the brand – Haim Bar.
The bridal dresses radiate in diamond white and ecru, and in combination of diamond white with latte macchiato.
You’re in love with a dress by Jovani?
You can’t stop watching your favorite model by Faviana?
That’s why we offer you the services of online boutique Belnoir, where you can find the collections of prom and formal dresses by some of the leading American fashion houses. In Belnoir boutique can be found models of Jovani, Faviana, Blush Prom, Scala, BG Haute, Allure, Night Moves and others.
True to its style, Atelier SIMON will again surprise its customers with unique handmade jewelry, that are made to complement the bridal and formal dresses from collection 2011 by Gergana Simeonova.
For the author’s jewelry inspiration are used Swarovski crystals with different shapes and colors of the stones.
Penelope Cruz, who is eight months pregnant, don't even think to give up the small pleasures in life.
She's just a few weeks away from giving birth - but despite sporting a huge bump, the 36-year-old Spanish actress still managed to look incredibly stylish as she shopped for clothes in Los Angeles. Penelope kept her growing baby bump covered in a camel-colored coat, combined with black trousers and stylish trilby.
Last week, Google Inc. launched boutiques.com, its latest e-tail venture that ties in two western cultural passions – celebrity and fashion.
Essentially a huge web mall full of individual stores, but with the benefits of search engine technology attached, it allows people to look for clothes by genre, silhouette, pattern, shape and size. Consumers will, say the creators, be able to run their own personalised boutiques by drawing up lists of their preferences, following celebrities and designers, and by teaming up with "taste-makers".
Google Inc. launched a fashion e-commerce site Boutiques.com, which uses human curators, visual recognition and machine learning technology to recommend items to shoppers.
Boutiques.com has so many capabilities and components that even Google engineers have a hard time qualifying it. It is a collection of hundreds of virtual boutiques merchandised, by designers, retailers, bloggers, celebrities, etc.
The latest Lady Dior campaign, called Lady Grey features the actress Marion Cotillard spotting a different hairstyle in London carrying a grey version of the Lady Dior Cannard bag.
The 4th and last installment of the Dior cinematic campaign was shot by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott with the French actress standing atop the London Eye Ferris Wheel.
Israeli exclusive brand My Lady Haute Couture presented its latest collection at the wedding fair in Milan at the end of June. Official representative of the brand for our country is Bridal Fashion – representative for Bulgaria of world famous brands Pronovias Fashion Group, Elie by Elie Saab, Valentino sposa, Enzoani, Maggie Sottero and more recently of Atelier Aimee.
Nadia, the girlfriend of the pop-folk idol Konstantin, chose her wedding dress by top designer Sofia Borisova. The celebrity couple is having a big wedding in September 17 in Plovdiv. Before they know each other, the future bride is a fan of designer’s dresses. Konstantin is familiar with Sofia for more than 10 years.
Nadia’s wedding dress is from the latest collection of ROMANTIKA FASHION – Luxus. The dress is ivory colored, and the fabric is silk. On the waist of the blue-eyed beauty will shine and sparkle one belt encrusted with 100 Swarovski stones.
H&M and Zara are launching newer websites in September with real e-commerce ventures.
Zara has announced that it will unveil its new online store on September 2 in UK, France, Spain, Italy and Portugal.
From 2011, it will be expanded to the United States, Japan and South Korea. Zara already prepare the ground with its Facebook page, launched last year with 4.4 million fans to this day.
The world famous French designer Jean Paul Gaultier, who invented the cone bra for Madonna, has designed a high-end lingerie range for La Perla, scheduled to release in November at select La Perla and Gaultier boutiques, and select department stores.
The collection consist of two limited edition pieces for the Italian brand.
For more than 10 years boutique AZALIA dictates the contemporary fashion podium. Following the global trends, the brand is a worthy competitor and a leader in the fashion industry. It offers a wide range of colors and patterns contributing to the building of perfect vision of the modern lady, in the busy workday and at the elegant evening events.
Azalia boutique can be found in the city of Varna, 17 Avksentii Valeshki Str.
On 11 June 2010 was held the first evening of the fashion show Fashion evenings 2010 in Grand Hotel Varna, St. Konstantin and Elena. The spectacular event is held for 9th year. Elegant, boutique, formal dresses were presented by famous Bulgarian brands Coralia, with designer Veneta Vassileva, whose collection is dedicated to 20 years of creative work, Azalia boutique, whose collection is dedicated to their 10 year anniversary and Romantika Fashion, with designer Sofia Borisova, with collection for 17 years of its activity.
After a few days on 11 and 12 June 2010 at Grand hotel Varna in “St. Konstantin and Elena” will be held Fashion evenings 2010 with the participation of Bulgarian designers and fashion houses. This year face of the fashion show is the top model Jasmina Toshkova.
On June 12, Saturday, will be presented collections of Roma fashion – modern and authentic costumes from the Balkan countries, Efradin Atelier, Fortuna style 95, 2Morrow, Delfina swimwear, Sharin underwear, accessories 4ARK, Tiffi, Richmart, etc.
Crystal and cinema work their magic. For the eleventh consecutive year, Swarovski is taking its place at the Hotel Martinez for the fortnight-long Cannes Film Festival. This year, the company is customising its new “Star Collector”, the “Mybag” clutch, for actresses. Only 80 of these eye-catching clutch bags have been created to ensure their exclusivity.
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Online boutique for dresses "Belnoir" is pleased to present the new collections of prom and formal dresses from leading American fashion houses. With us you find models of Jovani, Faviana, Allure, Night Moves, Scala, BG Haute, Blush Prom and others.
The models for this season are definitely vital and light. Beautiful print patterns, accents of bright colors, ethnic motifs, as well as the typical for formal dresses – draperies, appliqués and decorations – these are the basic trends in the represented collections.
For the connoisseurs of luxury, fashion house Agressia gave new look to one of its boutiques in Sofia and brought the influence of American luxury in terms of male fashion in Bulgaria.
The elegant boutique, located on 60 Alabin str., is now the official representative of "Polo Ralph Lauren - Blue Label" - American fashion designer Ralph Lauren's luxury lifestyle brand.
In Holiday Sona boutiques you can find the latest fashion prom lines and formal wear. And the brides of 2010 will be fascinated by the latest bridal patterns of La Sposa and Atelier Diagonal.
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The quality is a habit, not a category!
Fashion house ROMANTIKA FASHION is on the fashion market 17 years already and has three own boutiques in Sofia and one in Bourgas.
Every year the chief designer of the brand Sofia Borisova prepares a fashion show and invites the fashion elite from Bulgaria. In January 2010 the designer presented her new collection Luxus couture 2010. The collection includes 3 lines - sport-elegant, formal and bridal dresses.
CAPRICCIO is the new collection for Spring-Summer 2010 of designer Polia Milanova for MON AMOUR. Attractive, provocative short dresses is the leading line in the prom dresses' collection. Made with striking French fabric laces, taffeta, organza and metallic tulles, which add shine and luxury.
br /> The complex hand frills, French cordon lace and lace, encrusted with Swarovski stones, create the uniqueness of the dresses.
Several days ago 15 beauties participated in the contest Miss Sofia - Winter
2010 in beautiful youth toilets of boutique WOMAN MONRO with designer Milena
Tsoncheva and the prom dresses of atelier SIMON with designer Gergana Simeonova.
Delfina specially made swimsuits in red for the contest and they were combined
with Christmas hats to remind the holiday approach.
Marchela Mincheva is the third runner-up, the second is Gergana Chakarova, the first runner-up is Ana Maria from Sofia. Miss Sofia - Winter became Lilia Teterekova. All they received a lot of presents.
Montblanc Launches Signature for Good "Children's Wishes for Children" - A nationwide holiday initiative to benefit UNICEF
Montblanc is inviting children and families around USA to join its efforts to spread words of peace and hope for the holiday season, raising funds for UNICEF in the process. When visiting one of the participating Montblanc boutiques, children will be asked to draw or write a special wish for a child in need on a uniquely designed silver wish ornament.
The wishes will be displayed on garlands in the boutiques for all to read and enjoy. Each ornament can be purchased for a $1 donation to UNICEF, with Montblanc matching the total dollar generated from this activity.
The Bulgarian brand Jullia Kontogruni was invited to participate for a second year in Bucharest fashion week with main media partner Fashion TV. During the fashion show miss Romania walked in a wedding outfit of the fashion house. Jullia Kontogruni presented their boutique and wedding dresses, with embroideries and hand sewn stones and exquisite stays. The fabrics are from the most luxurious and limited selections of world famous brands, mainly silk, French and Italian laces, tulle, organza and satin.
The world-famous French fashion brand for male beach wear Vilebrequin opened its long-awaited first luxury boutique in Bulgaria.
The official guests and fans of the brand gathered in the“Marina Dinevi” yacht bay in the Sveti Vlas resort for a stylish party in the spirit of Saint Tropez.
In a refined atmosphere and the music of a saxophone the guest were sipping shiny champagne in combination with unconventional food specialties. To honor the great opening came Katia Duneva, business woman Petia Staevska, Planet TV's anchor Simona Pyrvanova, Dr. Rumiana Marinova – Mrs Globe, singer AnnG and three of the most handsome men in Bulgaria- Nedelcho Todorov, Ali Aliev and Lychezar Ivanov.
On 13 and 14 June 2009 in Grand hotel Varna, St. Konstantin and Elena thiumphed fashion and beauty. The eight edition of one of the biggest fashion events in Bulgaria - "Fashion evenings" gathered those who appreciate beauty on a fashion show, which presented collections of famous Bulgarian designers and fashion houses, as well as importers of quality garments and accessories.
The fashion show was held with the kind stewardship of Grand hotel Varna and with the support of its general director Mr. Ivan Portnih. Official sponsor were the cigarettes Merilyn Slims. Producer of the event is Ekaterina Toneva, Mrs. Bulgaria World Beauty 2007, the organization and performance is made by Amalia Tincheva. The major media partner was the Bulgarian fashion directory Fashion.bg, which celebrated 10 years since its creation.
Eleonora Mancheva is on the cover of the largest bridal fashion and services edition in Bulgaria - "Svatben katalog" magazine. The new copy of the specialized reference book consists 256 pages, on which suitable for the summer bridal and formal dresses from the most famous Bulgarian and worldwide designers are presented.
oday the most important criterion regarding bridal dresses is to match the style of the lady wearing them, whether it's a luxurious dress decorated with gold and brocade, a suit with pants, or a summer dress with shoulder-straps.
As we wrote before, on 13 and 14 June 2009 at Grand Hotel Varna in “Saint Konstantin and Helena”, will take place The 8-th edition of "Fashion Evenings". There will be presented fashion collections of Bulgarian designers.
Delfina, Orchestra - French clothes for children, Monro, Azalia boutique, Magi Lux, Holiday Sona boutique with the newest collection named "Butterfly" and designers Gergana Simeonova and Julia Jivkova with their official dresses will present their collections at the famous Bulgarian event.
The stars donated their favourite bags to help raise money for victims of April's earthquake in L'Aquila, Italy.
'Entourage' stars Adrian Grenier and Debi Mazar hosted a glamorous cocktail party at the LA Salvatore Ferragamo boutique to kick off the sale last night (02.06.09), where celebrities including John Legend, Rosanna Arquette, Rose McGowan and Melissa George got to view the articles listed in the sale.
Manufacture Jaeger-LeCoultre, the reference in Swiss fine watchmaking, is inaugurating a new showcase in Cannes to present its collections and its exceptional expertise. Cannes thus becomes the third Jaeger-LeCoultre Boutique in France, alongside the two already located on the Place Vendôme in Paris and in Lyon, and the 28th boutique worldwide.
Between the red carpet ceremonies before the daily screenings of the films competing for a set of awards including the prestigious Palme d’Or, the 62nd edition of the Cannes International Film Festival sees the unveiling of a new Jaeger-LeCoultre “embassy”.
The model and actress - who opened the "gorgeous" Elizabeth Hurley Beach boutique in Bicester Village, Oxford shire recently - is offering "huge discounts" to help people who are struggling due to the global financial crisis.
Most people are feeling the pinch financially right now, so it makes perfect sense to encourage women to shop where there are huge discounts and most things are at least 50 per cent off. My boutique at Bicester is tiny but gorgeous. It looks like a beach hut in St Tropez - whitewashed wood and a high pitched roof. It's like a little jewel."
Cartier hosted its 100th Anniversary in America Celebration and presented the exhibition Cartier... 100 Years of Passion and Free Spirit in America. It displays 100 one-of-a-kind Cartier Collection creations and also showcases along side pieces loaned from private collections of some of Cartier's most celebrated clients. The exhibition was opened in the Cartier Fifth Avenue Mansion in New York and will run through May 21st before moving to Cartier's Beverly Hills Rodeo Drive boutique and running June 1-14, 2009.
At the exhibition that took place from 4 to 7 May, on which many world known companies participated, including Betty Barcley, Gerry Weber, Tom Tailor etc.
The orders include garments from the collection Spring/Summer 2007.
The production of fashion clothing under the brand of MARKAM starts in the beginning of 1990. Today the company is one of the biggest producers of high quality ladies’ wear in Bulgaria.
On May 19, 2004 was officially opened the representative boutique for French professional cosmetics MATIS – MATIS Beauty Center. Alfa International with executive director Hristo Petkov is the official representative of the high cosmetics line in Bulgaria. He together with the charming deputy Juliana Doncheva, who is also a muse of MATIS for Bulgaria, cut the band. It was also Juliana Doncheva’ initiative every month by special humanitarian program to be allocated special charity funds. On May 24, 2004 the first donation was made – a video-camera for the school in Madara Village, so the children would be able to impress the very joyful moments of the school everyday life.