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A serious retail uptick is happening with the opening of Gucci, Moncler, Givenchy, J Crew, and Nike stores in the heart of gay Marais in Paris.  Niche targeting or desperate…

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Li Edelkoort has declared the end of fashion as we know it. -Jason…

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Another magazine has published the first digital and print hybrid magazine with Rihanna on the cover. -Jason…

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Retailers such as, Barneys New York and Saks Fifth Avenue are having a season not unlike post recession 2008. There is a veritable panic on store floors, consumers are simply…

Ett Hem Chic

Ett Hem, the year old boutique hotel located in the Lärkstaden district of Stockholm, translates in English to ‘a home’; an abode that’s not unlike a visit to a relative who…

My Stacy Adams

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Stacy Adams for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. If I’m not on a treadmill I’m not one to…

Two Paris Stores, Two Different Attitudes

RA and The Broken Arm are two new multi-brand boutiques in the Upper Marais district of Paris that are helping to define a fresh retail phase for the city, but…

High Luxury at Como Shambhala Estate

There are some hotel experiences that are so thoroughly luxurious they become the bar by which other properties are measured. The Christina Ong owned Como Shambhala Estate in the reclusive…

The Opposite House Attraction

If Taikoo Li Santilum, the luxury mall hangout and surrounding bar street in central Beijing ranks as the city’s style nerve center, then its boutique hotel Opposite House qualifies as…