Kelly Wearstler Launching Fine Jewelry
Kelly Wearstler is expanding into fine jewelry with a 60-piece collection that will debut in her Melrose Avenue store in Los Angeles and Forty Five Ten in Dallas. The pieces feature mixed metals, diamonds, gemstones and minerals, with prices ranging from $1,100 to $8,000. Wearstler’s new collection has a more refined look than her existing jewelry line. “You can dress them up or down, as I do with all my pieces,” she said.
Alexander McQueen Opens First Japanese Flagship
Alexander McQueen’s debut Japanese flagship store was finally unveiled this past weekend. The 4,200-square-foot space is located in Tokyo’s Aoyama neighborhood and neighbors other high-end labels like Balenciaga, Givenchy, Prada and Marc Jacobs. The two-story boutique offers Alexander McQueen woman’s ready-to-wear and runway looks, accessories and menswear. Creative Director Sarah Burton designed the new retail concept in partnership with David Collins Studio. The space features a palette of gray, lilac, white and gold with one wall featuring a motif of wings, shells, cactus flowers, seahorses, skulls, gargoyles and leaves.
Tory Burch Designing Watches
Tory Burch has partnered with Fossil Group to launch her first watch collection, which will launch in stores and online in October. Burch and Fossil first inked the deal in February 2013, and have since been working together to design the timepieces. The collection will also include more expensive limited-edition pieces, with prices ranging from $350 and $995.
– Claire Mykrantz
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