Retail Remedy

Oggle this! Hermes Paris Holiday Windows for a very luxurious Christmas in Paris 2012

Hermes Paris Holiday Windows 2012

Retail Remedy:  The mother of all luxe, Paris style. Richard Nahem takes us there to start is Paris Holiday coverage this week. It’s time for my annual coverage of magical, enchanting Christmas in Paris. This year the shop windows and streets are especially dazzling. I want to bring the allure of Christmas in Paris to you with my little photographic treats. >>MORE: Holiday Style ,  Paris Holiday Windows and Hermes Hermés as usual is a feast of unbridled luxury and decadence. The windows [...]

... READ MORE

La Comedie Humaine- Parisian Men’s Shop Inspired by Balzac

La Comedie Humaine- Parisian Men's Shop Inspired by Balzac

Retail Remedy: Men’s style gets intellectual with this clever spin at a Parisian men’s shop. Richard  Nahem reports from Paris… I decided to take a stroll through Canal St. Martin, as I had not been there in a long time. Always hunting for the new and interesting, I came across an intriguing new men’s shop, La Comedie Humaine. I started looking through the sparsely stocked racks, the first one starting with crisp, finely detailed button down shirts. The shirts came with a [...]

... READ MORE

I See Paris, I See France, I See Catherine Deneuve In The Store Window Glass

Catherine Deneuve windows

Retail Remedy: Paris Catherine Deneuve Windows at Le Bon Marché, and Kusama Windows over at Printemps It may be Paris Fashion Week, but there’s plenty of Parisian élan off the runways too. Who better than Catherine Deneuve, the most iconic living French cinema legend, to kick off the launch of the 160th birthday of Le Bon Marché. >>READ: How about some French Chic? La Deneuve is captured in the store windows with amusing graphic black and white illustrations by Marjane Satrapi. Each scenario is [...]

... READ MORE

Notes from Paris- Parisian Milliner Marie Mercié

Milliner Marie Mercié, Paris

Retail Remedy: From our resident Parisian contributor Richard Nahem comes a visit to milliner Marie Mercié’s charming boutique Stephen Sondheim famously begged the question “Does anyone still wear a hat? ” in the song “Here’s to the Ladies who Lunch ” from the musical “Company”. If he walked by Marie Mercié’s eponymous shop near St. Sulpice, the answer would an emphatic yes! >>MORE: Because you don’t need to travel for French-Chic-Style discover our French Style Section Mercié’s shop is a [...]

... READ MORE

Christmas Windows- Bergdorf Goodman’s “Carnival of Animals” is high on dramatic elegance

From an institution like Bergdorf Goodman you can always expect spectacular holiday windows season after season and 2011’s series of intricate vignettes once again has as us in awe. David Hoey and his team dedicated the past two years to planning, building, perfecting, and collecting antiques for their latest artisanal masterpiece The Carnival of Animals. Each window features a specific material that depicts exotic animals and boasts custom pieces and creations from artists and designers from the likes of Sergio Bustamante, Naeem Khan, Brett Windham and more. MORE: Holiday Windows MORE: [...]

... READ MORE

NY Christmas Windows- Sak’s Fifth Avenue Frothy Fabulousness

Saks Fifth Avenue Holiday 2011

 Snowflakes and bubbles and gorgeous clothes with a giant Yeti whose footprints also appear inside the store. MORE: Holiday The theme for this year’s whimsical yet elegant holiday windows at Sak’s is Land of the Bubblemakers. Based on “Who Makes The Snow,” a children’s tale by Naresh Ramchandani of the firm Pentagram who also conceived the window’s concept.  SHOP: Saks.com But the real star of the Christmas display is the 3-D holiday window projection that veils the storefront and captures the attention of [...]

... READ MORE

Christmas Windows Paris- Hermes

Hermes Paris Holiday Windows

Hermés never fails to serve up luxurious decadence in their holiday windows and this year is no exception. From gold metallic boxing gloves, to an ostrich motorcycle helmet, to a lavender colored crocodile Kelly bag, to a sliver fox and shearling cape, the windows are pure fantasy along with the price tags. MORE: Holiday  Leila Menchari the genius window designer, celebrates her fiftieth year working for Hermés and is still pulling out all the stops in creating the fabulous windows. — [...]

... READ MORE

Christmas Windows Paris- Printemps ‘Dream of Escape’ has a little Karl doll!

A little animated Karl doll!

The Printemps Christmas windows in Paris have  F-A-S-H-I-O-N on the mind. Holiday cheer is spread not through Santa and his team of gifty elves, but with a little munchkin-cute Karl Lagerfeld doll leading the Chanel team of fabulousness.  Take a look… –S.H. MORE: Holiday  This year the Christmas windows at Printemps, titled Noel Reves d’Evasion (Dreams of Escape), is much ado about Karl Lagerfeld and Chanel. Four windows have Chanel backgrounds from Moscow, Los Angeles, Moscow, and Tokyo with clever [...]

... READ MORE

Alexander McQueen Holiday Windows in London

Leave it to Sarah Burton and the Alexander McQueen team to create a breathtaking series of holiday windows for their London flagship this season with brilliantly crafted dresses from their Fall 2011 collection breaking out of cargo boxes. Visit the Alexander McQueen store in London to check out the windows in person at 4-5 Old Bond Street, London, W1S 4PD [...]

... READ MORE

Holiday In New York- Lord and Taylor Christmas Windows 2011

"Happy Everything" Lord & Taylor Holiday Window Unveiling

Retail Remedy: There’s nothing that says  holiday shopping more than the launch of Christmas windows Of all the department holiday windows in New York, Lord & Taylor is a perennial favorite as one of the most classic and heartwarming. This year’s theme being “What is Christmas Made Of?”  The store asked children from Women In Need shelters and local schools to draw what they believe Christmas is made of. The mechanical holiday windows were inspired by their art and feature [...]

... READ MORE

Tres French Chic Store Windows Approved by La Parisienne Ines de la Fressange

Retail Remedy: A homage to the stylish women of Paris Who better than French style icon Inès de la Fressange to be the ambassador for La Parisienne? That’s the event at Galeries Lafayette department store to promote the stylish, urban women of Paris. Inès de la Fressange is a former top model, a muse to Karl Lagerfeld, and once the visage of Marianne, the national emblem of France. More recently she is also had a successful career as a designer, [...]

... READ MORE

House of Dior Homage Exhibition for Paris Fashion Week

Retail Remedy: Le Bon Marché in Paris showcases the Eternellement Dior We know how much Richard Nahem loves the Paris that he shares in his walking tours, and he will be tipping FocusOnStyle during Paris Fashion Week. Designer John Galliano has been certainly in the news this week for his rather horrific alleged comments caught on a cell phone video. I’ve been interviewed a bit for my opinion on this and, based on what I have seen thus far, personally [...]

... READ MORE

New Hermes Store in Paris is Ultra Modern Luxury

Left Bank Hermes Store in Paris is Ultra Modern Luxury. Retail Remedy: Is it possible to outdo a classic? Hermés on the rue St. Honoré is my favorite luxury store in Paris. Hermés opened a new shop on the Left Bank in December, and it is a stunner.They have lightened their approach with an airy, loft-like space on three levels housed in the former Art Noveau swimming pool of the Lutetia Hotel. At the entrance is a flower shop bursting [...]

... READ MORE
Scroll to Top