Featured Designer – N 21

January 22, 2014

We are excited to announce the addition of N21 for Resort2013.  Alessandro Dell’Acqua’s most recent fashion venture, named after his birthday and lucky number, conveys his love of a feminine, sensual woman paired down with a more casual daywear feel. Floral prints, exquisite lace details, and muted colors are quintessential to his brand, thus creating a casual and relaxed style for the modern woman. Dell’Acqua was inspired by such women as Alexa Chung, Kate Moss, Franca Sozzani, and Cate Blanchett, whose styles represent the sort of informal grace one doesn’t strive for, but rather exhibits. This can best be described by the mantra, “fashionista, but not fashion victim”. Below are a few looks from the collection as a preview of what we currently have in our Montecito and New York locations. The pieces are stunning, easy to wear, and naturally speak for themselves. They’re absolutely worth seeing in person if you have the time to stop by. Please feel free to contact us with any questions or requests!





Red Carpet: Golden Globe Awards 2014

January 14, 2014

We love a good red carpet event to gawk over the gowns worn by the women we have come to know and admire through their performance on screen. Here are some of our favorite ladies who stood out on the red carpet sporting a few of our beloved designers.

Elizabeth Moss in J.Mendel


Kate Mara in J.Mendel


Tina Fey in Carolina Herrera


Amy Poehler in Stella McCartney


Kerry Washington in Balenciaga


Taylor Swift in Carolina Herrera


Julie Bowen in Carolina Herrera


Images from HuffPost Style

Pre-Fall 2014 Roundup

Each season we face budding anticipation as the unveiling of new collections grows nearer. We eagerly await the day we can get our hands on new pieces and have a closer look at what we hope to one day own. This season, our buyers are ecstatic as they’ve decided to pick up a few new and noteworthy designers for Resort 2014, including: N21, Nina Ricci, J. Mendel and Monique Lhuillier. For Fall 2014, we’re happy to announce that Cushnie Et Ochs will be on the roster. Carly Cushnie and Michelle Ochs share a unique and progressive perspective of the female form, as they take the body-con dress to a whole new level; one that is decidedly feminine, understated and luxuriously modern. If you’re looking for a dress this fall that embodies sophistication and sexual mystique, this designer may be for you. Take a peak below for a preview of the pieces that we felt our clients just couldn’t live without from Carolina Herrera, Thom Browne, Erdem and Lanvin.

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Carolina Herrera

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Thom Browne

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Trunk Show: Janis Provisor

December 17, 2013

Over the course of the past month Janis Provisor Jewelry has joined us at both of our locations to showcase their exquisite collection of precious and semi-precious jewels. These jewels are truly pieces of art promoting independence and individual style and always leaving you wanting more. “Serious jewels that do not take themselves too seriously”! Amanda and Lauren of our California shop can be seen sporting some of these fabulous pieces below.



Janis Provisor Trunk Show



Seasons Greetings

December 14, 2013


We love the holidays and everything they represent. When December comes along our senses come alive and nostalgia takes over. Our Southern California team opted to convey that magic through our favorite medium (fashion of course!). Ostrich feathers, winter whites, cozy furs and more. Take a peek through our frosted wintery windows, then come in and enjoy our warm fire and custom wrapping for all your gift giving needs!