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Southern California Lifestyle Brand Opens Temporary Retail Space To Celebrate the Holidays

Linea Pelle, the Southern California lifestyle brand known for its custom craftsmanship and washed Italian leather handbags, belts and small leather goods, has opened a ???pop-up??? retail store at the famed New York City store Henri Bendel to celebrate the holiday season. 

The Linea Pelle pop-up store, located on the third floor of Henri Bendel (712 Fifth Avenue, New York), just opened and will close its doors on Thursday, December 31.  Open seven days a week during Henri Bendel hours ??“ 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday; Noon to 7 p.m. Sunday ??“ the store showcases the quality, value and on-trend designs that have distinguished Linea Pelle for nearly three decades.

A one-stop shopping destination for all things Linea Pelle, merchandise includes washed Italian leather handbags including Vanessa bags in muted colors of pewter metallic, sterling gray, dark chestnut and black, in a large Hobo and Fringed cross body clutch with hand lacing, braiding and fringe detail (retail price ranging from $250-$495).  Additional bags being sold include the Dylan Bowler style as well as the iconic Dylan handbags in colors such as  scotch, violet, teak & black as well as pops of parrot green, hibiscus pink, sand & azure blue. Items available only at Bendel will also be featured including the popular Lola Tote in Black, as well as the limited-edition Dylan Denim railroad Stripe Messenger Bags.

Linea Pelle??™s signature belts are available in beautiful seasonal color palates featuring iconic studs, embellished straps in gold and silver finishes.  Both waist, hip and jean belts are being sold with hand crafted details such as lacing and embossing.  Also available are small leather goods including cosmetic bags and wallets.  The casual leather studded bracelets are also for purchase starting at $25 for a skinny studded stackable to $65-$75 for a wide multi strap cuff. Bracelets will also be on the main floor atrium during Bendel??™s ???Around The Wrist??? concept.

???Henri Bendel is a great New York location for Linea Pelle to have a pop-up shop for the holidays.  As a shopping institution, they have long stood for excellence and quality, which we consider the hallmarks of our brand,??? says Meira K. Anzaruth, founder & CEO of Linea Pelle. ???We see pop-ups as an important component of the future of retail.  It??™s a great way to build and enhance our casual lifestyle brand.???

Adds VP/creative director Andrew Cotton, ???This is a great platform for Linea Pelle to move into a holiday shop concept. We will offer our holiday and resort belts, handbags, small leather goods and bracelets as well as some exclusive Bendel holiday product. We are thrilled to be part of Bendel??™s new shop-within-a-shop concept.???

Distinguished by custom craftsmanship, and hand crafted from washed Italian leathers, Linea Pelle is internationally recognized for producing some of the finest leather belts and handbags in the fashion industry.  Its unique aesthetic is infused with the casual chic lifestyle sensibility of Southern California. The LP Collection??™s artisan leather in gorgeous color palettes for each season is complemented by solid-brass hardware along with novelty detailing such as studs, braids and other embellishments. The results are handbags and belts with a unique vintage look reflected in every piece and style.  Expanding from its signature belts and handbags, LP has expanded into wallets, coin purses, and jewelry. LP Collection is sold worldwide and has become a favorite among Hollywood celebrities, stylists and trend setters.  For more information please go to

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Posted Nov 19 2009 in Denim Buys » Store Openings

This Weekend’s Events and Sales: Discounts at F.S.C.’s Moving Sale and Circa Now’s Sidewalk Sale

Source:  The Cut

??? Bensimon is hosting a trunk show at Tani Shoes and debuting twelve limited-edition colors for fall. 131 W. 72nd St., nr. Columbus Ave. (212-595-1338); noon??“6.

??? Bags for the People will be sewing live at the Union Square Greenmarket. Hop on a machine and sew a market bag. Union Square Park, 17th St., at Broadway; 10??“2.

??? Christy Turlington and Tory Burch will participate in a three-mile Strides for Life fun run around Lake Agawam in Southampton to benefit the Lung Cancer Research Foundation. The race is open to the public and registration begins at 7 a.m. $40 per adult. The Cultural Center, Pond Ln. and Jobs Ln., Southampton (212-332-4403); 9??“10:30.

??? Breathe pure oxygen inside the Natura Bisse 02 Bubble at Bergdorf Goodman. Book an hour-long facial inside the life-size bubble to detox your skin. Through 9/1. 754 Fifth Ave., at 57th St., beauty level (212-753-7300); M??“F (10??“8), S (10??“7), Su (noon??“6).

??? Polos, sweaters, shackets (lightweight jackets), belts, raincoats, and more are discounted atFreemans Sporting Club‘s office moving sale. Cotton polo shirts are $60 (originally $92), shackets in two- and three-button styles are $238 (originally $420), and fine-wale corduroy shorts are $65 (originally $89). Through 9/7. 8 Rivington St., nr. Bowery (212-673-3209); S (11??“7), Su (noon??“6), M (11??“8).

Scope out deals on designer and vintage clothes, shoes, handbags, furniture, and more at Circa Now‘s sidewalk sale. All prices are less than $60. (The sale will be moved inside if it rains.)Through 8/23. 238 E. 6th St., nr. Second Ave. (212-254-2555); S??“Su (noon??“7).

??? Dresses and separates from past seasons and fall 2009 leather leggings are 60 to 80 percent off at the extended Frank Tell sample sale. 113 W. 27th St., nr. Sixth Ave., third fl. (646-688-4836); W??“F (noon??“7), S??“Su (1??“6).

??? Dresses are $70, pants and tops are $30, and sweaters are $20 at the Saja sample sale. 250 Elizabeth St., nr. Houston St. (212-226-7570); Th??“Su (10??“7).

??? Become a fan of Henri Bendel‘s Facebook page or become a follower on Twitter and receive 20 percent off purchases. Offer available by using the in-store Bendel Social computer kiosk or online.712 Fifth Ave., nr. 56th St. (212-247-1100); M??“S (10??“8), Su (noon??“7).

??? Everything in the store is 30 to 50 percent off at La Sirena‘s end-of-summer sale. Embroidered blouses are $25 (originally $40), dresses are $36 (originally $60), and beach and market bags are $25 (originally $50). 27 E. Third St., nr. Bowery (212-780-9113); Th??“M (noon??“7).

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Posted Aug 22 2009 in Uncategorized

NY Mag – The cut: Sales & Events

Tomorrow??™s Events and Sales: Brooklyn Flea at Madewell; Discounts at Derek Lam

??? Custom and ready-made jewelry boutique Linhardt Design Studio celebrates its one-year anniversary. 156 First Ave., nr. 9th St. (917-748-9000); 6??“9.

??? The Madewell stores in Soho and East Hampton are offering a selection of vintage clothing and accessories curated from the Brooklyn Flea. The Soho location is throwing an in-store party, including pupusas from the Red Hook food vendors, Nunu chocolates, Salvatore Bklyn cannolis and cheeses, and Brooklyn Brew Shop’s “Madewell Microbrew.” 486 Broadway St., at Broome St. (212-226-6954); 6??“8.

??? Bijules is hosting an exclusive trunk show of the Rock Collection at Henri Bendel. Pieces range from $180 to $550. Through 6/27. 712 Fifth Ave., nr. 56th St. (212-247-1100); Th??“S (10??“8).

??? Anthropologie exhibits the work of artist, designer, and feminist icon Vera Neumann. RSVP to 50 Rockefeller Plz., nr. 50th St. (212-246-0386); 5??“7.

??? Celebrate the third anniversary of women’s lifestyle network Ladies Lotto at the Tribeca Grand Hotel with an open bar, photo booths, art installations, and special performances. RSVP to 2 Sixth Ave., nr. Walker St. (212-519-6600); 10 p.m.

??? Dresses are 75 percent off and handbags are 50 percent off at IlusThrough 6/29. 248 Elizabeth St., nr. Prince St. (646-454-1678); M??“F (noon??“7), S (noon??“6), Su (noon??“5).

??? Shop discounted ruby- and white-sapphire-studded jewelry from Erica Weiner as well as one-of-a-kind samples and vintage overstock items from TG170 at the joint sample sale. Through 6/25. 170 Ludlow St., nr. Stanton St. (212-995-8660); 6??“9.

??? Spring 2009 and Resort 2008 essentials are on sale at Derek Lam. A silk tank dress is $550 (originally $1,790). Through 6/26. 601 W. 26th St., nr. Eleventh Ave., Ste. 1750 (212-929-1338); T??“F (10??“6).

??? Lingerie and intimates-inspired clothes are on sale at Only Hearts. A lace shift dress is $75 (originally $132) and a cap-sleeve blouse is now $25 (originally $90). Items from Princesse Tam Tam and Rebecca Minkoff will be on sale as well. Through 6/28. 230 Mott St., nr. Prince St. (212-431-3694); Th??“S (noon??“8), Su (noon??“7).

??? Enjoy deep discounts on vacation essentials at Matta. Cotton wrap dresses are $92, handmade leather sandals are $30, batik silk dresses are $108. 286 Lafayette St., nr. Houston St. (212-343-9399); T??“Th (11:30??“7).

??? Jane Marvel??™s all-purpose bags, messengers, and weekenders are up to 50 percent off. 499 Seventh Ave., at 37th St. (212-380-2225); T??“Th (10??“7).

??? Noir??™s bold, bright jewelry samples are on sale for up to 50 percent off. 350 W. 38th St., nr. Ninth Ave., fifth fl. (212-244-4846); T??“Th (10??“7).

??? Savvy & Co. is hosting a Bulga handbag sample sale, offering bags for up to 70 percent off. The sale will also run online at from 6/24 at noon to 6/27 at midnight. 145 W. 18th St., nr. Seventh Ave. (212-388-0339); W (8??“8), Th (10??“8).

??? Roberto Cavalli ready-to-wear and couture are up to 80 percent off. 135 W. 18th St., nr. Sixth Ave.; T??“Th (11??“8).


–Nikki Cho Russo

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Posted Jun 24 2009 in Uncategorized
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