Coach began more than half of a century ago as a family-run workshop in a Manhattan loft. Six artisans handcrafted a collection of high-quality leathergoods using skills passed down from generation to generation. Discerning consumers soon began to seek out the high standards of Coach workmanship.
Founded in 1975, Ghurka has always taken great pride in avoiding the flash and dazzle of the crowd. By making unusual choices at every turn, and by staying true to the fine art of hand crafting leather, Ghurka has become the most distinguished (and perhaps the most unassuming) maker of fine leather goods in America. Ghurka's collections of exceptional bags, luggage and accessories reflect the quiet confidence and adventurous spirit of the company's clients. Ghurka materials are frankly extravagant and rare. The workmanship is unrivaled. And with enduring American design and subtle, elegant hardware, each piece of Ghurka has a distinctive look and feel that will never date.
With almost 100 years of activity, using products that have always been made of natural materials, TONY MORA, the world’s top cowboy boot manufacturer, is a symbol of tradition, craftsmanship, design and quality. The company is committed to protect the environment; all their products are subjected to rigorous control. Applying the Cowboy Goodyear system, which involves double stitching that guarantees maximum quality of the boots and using top quality skins and materials, their final product is the unique pair of TONY MORA boot, which is admired in over 22 countries all over the world.
Theodore Anthony once designed cosmetic cases for Elizabeth Arden. But in 1946, he decided to set off in his own direction and open his own shop on Upper Madison Avenue in Manhattan. Here he created a name for himself and found a following that any designer would be proud to have. Today, his grandson has taken the reins of the company and T. Anthony continues to mean in 2007, what it meant in 1946.
A tradition of designing and handcrafting in Europe unique shoes and slippers for ladies and gentlemen. Years of creating elegant footwear have earned Stubbs and Wootton its reputation for exclusivity, comfort and classic styling. Carrying a complementary line of handbags and accessories. Offerings are available at Stubbs and Wootton stores in Palm Beach, New York City, and Southampton, and also at selected stores of Neiman Marcus.
When shopping for the finest New York City clothing and fashions, one has to take the time to visit one of Manhattan’s most unique and culturally significant apparel stores; Fendi. Originally founded in Rome in 1925, Fendi has undergone a change from a regional fur and leather shop to one of the most sought after clothing and accessories stores in the world. Headlined by creative director Karl Lagerfeld, Fendi has branched into many different forms of fashion and personal wellbeing products, including an extensive line of perfumes and fragrances considered to be illustrious and delectable. While visiting this Manhattan fashion store, make sure you ogle the world famous Fendi baguette, which has been considered one of the finest made handbags throughout the world and is the staple for which Fendi has been founded. With celebrities such as Rihanna, Solange and Kerry Washington wearing this fab label, it is no wonder Fendi’s popularity has continued to grow, attracting thousands of fashion shoppers worldwide. Without a shadow of a doubt, Fendi’s Manhattan clothing emporium is one of the greatest fashion attractions in the world today and is worth every moment and dollar you spend.
Anya Hindmarch started her business at the age of 19 following her passion for accessories and design. The business has grown from Anya's first shop, an intimate first floor shop on London's Walton Street, to thirty seven shops worldwide. A further eighteen are to be added by February 2008 with a new shop fit, including two new London flagships on Sloane Street and Bond Street.
In both 2006 and 2007 Anya Hindmarch was awarded Designer of the Year by Glamour magazine. In 2007 Anya designed the global sell out tote I'm Not A Plastic Bag using her influence in a positive way to make it fashionable not to use plastic bags.