Backstage pass: New York Fasion Week, Spring 2013
At Neiman Marcus Group Inc., plans for a top secret tie-up went by the code name “T.” Its partner called it “N.” The hush-hush talks weren’t for a merger but rather an experiment that pushes retailing’s boundaries.
On Tuesday, the luxury retail chain said it will put together a limited collection from 24 American designers this holiday season with an unlikely partner—discounter Target Corp.
American fashion designer and Texas native Lela Rose returned to her hometown to open her first retail store on November 18th in Highland Park Village, the city’s luxury shopping destination. Located at 69 Highland Park Village, this “jewel box” store showcases Lela Rose’s whimsical world of color and texture. Featuring the Lela Rose Ready-to-Wear collection, the store houses her signature cocktail dresses, jackets, knits, pants, jewelry and accessories.
Payless ShoeSource today announced its participation in New York City’s Fashion’s Night Out created by Vogue, the Council of Fashion Designers of America, the City of New York and NYC & Co to promote retail, restore consumer confidence, and celebrate fashion in NYC. The Payless program will include late-night shopping events, from 8-10 p.m., hosted by Payless Guest Designers Christian Siriano, Lela Rose and Patricia Field.
Special Event Style Advice With Lela Rose
Celebrated for her classic-with-a-twist aesthetic, New York Fashion Designer Lela Rose will be at the Payless Fifth Ave. store (437 Fifth Ave. at 39 th Street) to provide special event style and fashion tips. Rose, well known for her women’s wear and bridal designs, will host a sophisticated evening of chic style, inviting her guests to toast life’s most unforgettable moments. Whether the host or the guest of an upcoming special event or the bride or the bridesmaid for an upcoming wedding, women are invited to bring in their outfit inspirations or photos for the chance to receive expert style advice from the designer. To finish off a flawless look, she will introduced shoppers to Unforgettable Moments by Lela Rose™ special occasion and bridal collection and Lela Rose for Payless™ fall designer label. Models will feature designs from Rose’s apparel line paired her Payless shoes, illustrating how to create the perfect combination of elegance and affordability for an event to remember. Wedding cake and desserts to be served.
Beauty.com, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of drugstore.com, inc. — News has collaborated with New York fashion and wedding gown designer Lela Rose to offer customers a limited edition beauty valise filled with prestige beauty products. The exclusive Lela Rose Travel Bag comes just in time for the busy vacation season and is available to customers with a purchase of $100 or more on Beauty.com.
While most shoppers are re-booting for fall, New York Fashion Week at Bryant Park is in full bloom showcasing the hottest trends-to-come for the Spring 2008 season. Payless ShoeSource (NYSE: PSS) is present with its guest designers Laura Poretzky, Lela Rose and Stacey Bendet to unveil the retailer’s designer footwear and handbag collections, which will hit stores in February 2008 with an average price of under $30 an item.