Living in a city that is known as the fashion capital means continuously setting the trend. And a true trend-setter is always two steps ahead, sporting incredibly rare accessories that sets them apart from everyone else. Anthem Wares, the new E-Commerce Site definitely solves the answer to this predicament. Recently launched, Anthem Wares offers hard to find accessories created by independent luxury labels from the across the globe. The items for sale are largely exclusive pieces pulled from the designer’s own collection to create an idea of distinctiveness. Gone are the days of walking on Bleecker only to see 5 girls with the same clutch. Anthem Wares includes accessories for men such as a handmade leather briefcase by Steve Mono ($550) or pearl and metal spike bracelet by Joomi Lim ($115.00).
The Narciso Rodriguez for DesignNation at Kohls premiered its latest designer collaboration this month with an event at the IAC building attended by Katie Holmes, Emma Roberts and Julianna Margulies. The room was complete with massive digital projections of the collection shown on the walls to give guests a little sneak peek before this limited-edition collection hits Kohl’s stores at 7am on November 7th. The Istanbul line features outerwear as well as chic looks for the office and for going out on the town.
The highly anticipated launch of the Maison Martin Margiela with H & M made its debut last week with a bash at a historic but dilapidated cast iron building with a nine story atrium in FiDi. Star clout was robust as Sarah Jessicca Parker, Kanye West, Chace Crawford and Julianne Moore were in attendance along with several fashion designers. The line was extensive for those who sought to buy the Belgian designer’s recreated pieces before they hit stores November 15th. Prices for the collaboration will be less than $400.00.
Rent the Runway, the online savior for dress and accessory rentals, unveiled last week at a bash their new social platform, Our Runway, allowing its customers to rent looks based on real life women, with similar body types instead of the traditioanlly thin model-size.
Now, customers can use the Find Women Like Me tool simply by entering their measurements and view looks in comparable shapes and sizes available for rent. In addition, customers can use the Our Runway platform to share and ask questions regarding the fit or style of a dress. The Find Women Like Me filters categories such as designer brand, price, color and style.