Category Archives: New York
On September 29th, Balmain opened an uptown New York City store, at 650 Madison Avenue. At any other point of time, this would register on the fashion industry news cycle, and thanks to attendant party and photo-ops, your IG feed. Yet right now that opening is taking on greater, and different, resonance. For one thing, Balmain’s space sits in the shadow of the shuttered Barneys New York, a grim and poignant reminder of the havoc that was being wreaked on the city’s physical retail scene even before our current situation. And for another, the specter of COVID still stalks New York, just as it does almost everywhere else in the world.
Opening Balmain New York at this precise moment of time feels like the most glorious and optimistic volley into the darkness of our increasingly unpredictable future.
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After months of holding out, Krispy Kreme has finally put a date on the calendar for the opening of its sprawling Times Square flagship store. On September 15, the new store — located at 1601 Broadway, at West 48th Street — will flip the switch on the world’s largest hot light, the company’s signal that fresh doughnuts are ready for eating. Unlike the doughnut chain’s other New York City outposts, the Times Square location has lots of bells and whistles, including a glaze waterfall and a production line capable of making close to 400 dozen doughnuts per hour. There will also be a 24-hour walk-up window, where customers can order boxes of doughnuts for takeout.
Schimenti Construction has built an enviable reputation as one of the region’s leading general contractors.
Luxury jewelry and watch brand, Chopard, said that it will relocate its flagship boutique to the landmark Crown Building on the corner of Fifth Avenue and 57th Street, considered by many to be the most exclusive retail setting in the U.S.
The Swiss company expects to move into its new 2,400-square-foot space (1,279 square feet on the ground floor and 1,143 in the basement) in March 2021. It will join current luxury retailers: Bulgari, Ermenegildo Zegna, and Mikimoto. Bergdorf Goodman, LVMH, and Tiffany & Co. anchor the other three corners of the intersection.
Lucid will open 20 Lucid Studios and Service Centers across North America through 2021 — most immediately at these locations:
- Silicon Valley Studio: Lucid’s Global Headquarters in Newark, California
- Los Angeles Studios: 9022 Wilshire Boulevard in Beverly Hills, California, and Westfield Century City in Century City, California
- Los Angeles Service Center: 9022 Wilshire Boulevard in Beverly Hills, California
- San Jose Studio: Westfield Valley Fair in San Jose, California
- Miami Studio: Brickell City Centre in Miami, Florida
- West Palm Beach Studio: Rosemary Square in West Palm Beach, Florida
- New York City Studio: Meatpacking District in New York, New York
- DC Metro Studio: Tysons Corner Center in Tysons, Virginia
All Studios feature a California-inspired aesthetic where you can explore the Lucid Air’s advanced technology in a warm atmosphere of natural, sustainable materials. Lucid Studios are engaging spaces, designed to start conversations and provide education about the performance and efficiency benchmarks possible in an electric vehicle.
For nearly 40 years, Venezuelan-born Carolina Herrera has been captivating the world with her flair for creating glamourous fashions. Her New York flagship originally opened in 2000 at Madison Avenue and 75th Street. After recently transferring creative direction to Wes Gordon, it was time for a refresh, and the boutique underwent a major renovation.
The original 6,900-sq.-ft. three-story townhouse was transformed into a modern fashion destination. Women’s apparel dominates the ground floor, along with an expansive black-and-white hexagonal tile floor and a dramatic sweeping staircase of pale pink Venetian plaster. The second level continues with more apparel and fragrances, and the third floor features the bridal boutique. It exudes glamour with its blush-colored seating and custom chandelier made of pink Venini flowers.
Michilli Inc is the General Contractor who has worked with the brand on the project.