Diane von Furstenberg

Brookfield Place New York City

Brookfield Place New York City New Downtown Luxury Shopping

Looking for a new Burberry purse, DVF wrap dress, Hermès silk scarf, Salvatore Ferragamo shoes or Omega watch? No need to go to Uptown Manhattan anymore. There is a new Downtown luxury shopping destination with all your favorite high-end brands, great food and exciting cultural events under one impressive roof.

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Fashion Trend SS15 Fixation: Gingham

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From the sunny towns of the French Côte d’Azur to the NYC runways and soon to the streets, the gingham pattern makes a fresh entrance to the fashion scene of spring 2015. Once so beloved by Brigitte Bardot who wore it on her wedding day in the 50’s, today this joyous print wins hearts of fashion designers who reinvent and revive it in their spring collections.

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Zebra Dazzle Part II

Matching outfit, stylish look in black & white at the Gansevoort Plaza, NYC.

Are you wondering if your striped dress, blouse or bikini will still be on the menu this spring/summer 2015? No worries! Fashion designers once again serve us a platter of mix stripes of all colors and directions that, put together in an unexpected way, will become a real sensation this upcoming season. But did you know that wearing stripes had once been a perilous venture?

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Zebra Dazzle Part I

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Single or multicolor, vertical or horizontal – stripes of all types and combinations cross the streets and walk the runways with a real dazzle of bold lines and contrasting colors that dizzy  yet draw the astonished eye. Among all of them, zebra stripes strike with a transfixing color duet that performs a mind-blowing act of pure sophistication and refined elegance spiced with a dash of exotic vibe.

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Snake Enchantress Part I

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The snake – one of the most known and mysterious mythological creatures. In different cultures and religions, it has been represented as a dragon, sea monster, guardian of temples, incarnation of evil, fertility force, symbol of rebirth or sexual desire. Dangerous, mystifying, fascinating. No wonder this magnetizing animal keeps inspiring fashion designers. Each season brings new shades of snakeskin pattern. Gucci, Burberry, Jimmy Choo, Diane von Furstenberg or Michael Kors, they all seem to be “amoureux” with snake and feature it in their collections.

And I too, must confess, have a little crash on snakeskin!

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