News Brief: The Brian Burkhardt for Kenneth Cole Unicorn Collection
NEW YORK, Dec 9, 2011/ FW/ — Fashion designer Kenneth Cole is collaborating with Project Accessory contestant, Brian Burkhardt, to sell his winning, limited edition pieces – the unicorn clutch and bolero necklace – in select Kenneth Cole stores and kennethcole.com this February.
Beginning today, The Brian Burkhardt for Kenneth Cole Unicorn Collection is available for pre-order exclusively at www.kennethcole.com
News Brief: La Perla Holiday VIP Shopping Night
NEW YORK, Dec 9, 2011/ FW/ — Tuesday night, La Perla’s Madison Avenue boutique hosted a special shopping event to celebrate the holiday season and in-store launch of the new La Perla Jean Paul Gaultier Collection Createur. La Perla partnered with the Phyllis and David Komansky Center for Children’s Health to donate 10% of profits from the evening.
A few of the guests shopping for a cause and previewing the new collection included Rachel Roy, Cameron Silver, and Allison Aston, along with other special guests and members of the Komansky Center.
Serving pediatric patients from around the world, the Komansky Center is a full-service children’s hospital providing comprehensive care from diagnosis to recovery in general pediatrics, emergency medicine, and the full range of medical and surgical subspecialties. The Komansky Center is listed on the 2011-2012 US News & World Report’s Best Children’s Hospitals Honor Roll and is affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical Center.
Forty Four at the Royalton Hotel mixed up a signature cocktail for the evening and Baci chocolates were served while guests gained first access to the limited edition La Perla Jean Paul Gaultier Collection Createur. Models posed in the window wearing the new lingerie, which features laser-perforated leather and signature Leavers lace, while other models showcased the first Jean Paul Gaultier swim collection, including bondage inspired designs with transitional pieces.