Swimwear Brand Gigi C Opens A New Showroom In LA’s The Grove

Since Barneys New York closed in 2019, its Los Angeles store in The Grove has sat vacant until luxury lifestyle bikini brand owner, Gigi Caruso scooped it up. Caruso has officially opened the Gigi C showroom and offices in the space today.

There’s nothing worse than having a large retail space shut down in a major retail area. Gigi C is bringing life back to a space that has been dead for four years. “It is important to us to uphold the legacy of the old Barneys location, to the space that was once home,” says Caruso. “It was an iconic destination for years, and we are so proud to be taking over and breathing new life into the location.”

Caruso, whose father, billionaire Rick Caruso, owns the Grove, continues,

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Highlights From Oslo Runway 2023

Going from strength to strength, Oslo Runway, now in its ninth year, is a reflection of the ever increasing international interest in all things Scandinavian, particularly style and design. Copenhagen Fashion Week might still be better known but Oslo’s annual fashion showcase continues to impress with innovative Norwegian designers who have a strong sustainable ethos. And this year, Oslo Runway has introduced the CPHFW’s sustainability requirements, where all brands and designers participating must report on their sustainable approach, as well as signing an ethical charter for the fashion industry, an agreement considering diversity and inclusion for models and staff.

With more than 30 established Norwegian brands and new designers on the schedule this week, Oslo Runway kicked off with a lively

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15 Highlights From London Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2023

After a pared back event at last fashion week following the death of Queen Elizabeth, this month’s London Fashion Week returned full swing with a 127 brands proving London’s role as a global style leader. From a multi-media, multi-venue experience by Edeline Lee to designers from seven African countries showing for the first time, to upcycled sneakers by Helen Kirkum, here are fifteen of the highlights in a strong showcase of talent.

Edeline Lee

In an homage to London, the city she loves, to its heritage and creativity, Canadian-British designer Edeline Lee presented a brilliant guerrilla-style, immersive show in collaboration with film director Zeina Durra. Viewers were guided on a short walk through Burlington Arcade and surrounds, encountering dancers, singers, musicians and models along the way wearing Edeline Lee designs. The collection on show included the house’s signature Flou Bubble Jacquard

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