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IT’S JUNE: WE’RE IN BLOOM. WE ARE BUSTING OUT ALL OVER, BRIMMING WITH WHAT’S NEWS: TRULY MODERNIST SHOES, NOVEL LINES FROM GREAT DESIGNERS, THE MOST BRILLIANT JEWELS (AS IN HIGH IQ), SECRET FORMULAS FOR SKIN THAT WINS AND FRAGRANCES THAT PULL ’EM IN.
Everyday clothes can be incredible, and Sarah Burton proves it with McQ, a line that blends classic British style with the signature visionary boldness of Alexander McQueen. Traditional materials take on striking new shapes, perfectly tailored for functionality and familiarity but with utterly brilliant twists.
McQ ALEXANDER McQUEEN
5F. 212 872 8967
Jason Wu is one of the world’s most exciting young designers. His vision of style embraces the total woman—head to toe. His shoes grew out of his own runway needs, and once he got his footing, there was no stopping him. His contemporary takes on the classics are artisanally crafted to the highest standards.
Second Floor. 212 872 8940
Designer Prabal Gurung lived in Singapore, Kathmandu, New Delhi, Melbourne and London before landing in New York. No wonder his clothes look so worldly. He refined his skills at Cynthia Rowley and Bill Blass before launching his eponymous collection. Introducing a favorite of the First Lady and 2011 winner of the CFDA Swarovski Award for Womenswear.
Third Floor. 212 872 8747
Mantua, a city of palaces in Lombardy, was recently named Italy’s “most liveable city.” It was coveted by the Byzantines, the Longobards, the Franks and Napoléon himself and its rich culture produced both Virgil and Franca Sozzani. We’re introducing Mantù, the city’s chic everyday brand, designed by Gigi Vezzola, veteran of Dolce & Gabbana. Made in Italy, it is supersmart and distinctive.
Sixth Floor. 212 872 2610
WHAT’S NEW IN BIJOUX?
Aurora Lopez Mejia is beloved by aficionados both of jewelry and philosophy. Her designs are as profound as they are beautiful and precious—inscribed with wise words and illuminating definitions, they are literally meaningful. Mizuki, Tokyo-born and New York raised, creates extraordinary designer pieces that bridge traditional and contemporary modes, transcending conventions of time and place.
MIZUKI / AURORA LOPEZ MEJIA
MAIN FLOOR. 212 872 2518
UP CLOSE and PERSONAL
Dr. Stuart H. Kaplan is one of the world’s leading dermatologists, a distinguished professor and Beverly Hills’s most prominent skin guru. His exclusive Kaplan MD products employ state-of-the-art plant stem cells, organic extracts and DNA technology. Tata Harper’s all-natural line of cleansers, serums, moisturizers, face masks and body oils is produced with love and care at her organic farm in Vermont. The new Thirdman is an eau de cologne musk so elusive and mysterious it isn’t exclusively for women or for men but for true individuals.