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From Paris, With Love (Video)

In an atelier in the middle of Los Angeles, over 68 artisans work on every detail from cutting and sewing to beading and finishings. Over 3,000 hours later, it’s finally finished—“it” being just one of the show-stopping pieces in Monique Lhuillier’s Spring 2018 collection. The gown consists of strand after strand of silver fringe beads—12,000 …

Gilded Age Glam for Monsieur Cardin (Video)

“Newport, Newport” resounded at The Breakers. Matthew Gonder (who performs at the famous Maxim’s in Paris) had reworked Frank Sinatra’s “New York, New York” as chanteur and emcee for Pierre Cardin’s fashion show in Newport, Rhode Island. This summer, the exclusive event celebrated Cardin’s career: a chic parade of 90 styles that featured his current …

A Leader of Prep for Forty Years

  In a way, it’s the tale of two companies: one, the high-end luxe establishment that goes the extra mile to ensure customer satisfaction above all else; the other, the down-home, make-you-feel-comfortable-in-your-own-skin retailer of reliable staples just blocks from home on Main Street. To wit, a customer in Saratoga recently phoned the local J.McLaughlin store …

Endless Summer, Endless Possibilities

Everyone loves summertime. It conjures happy memories—time off from school, family picnics and vacations, swimming in the ocean, picnicking on the shore. But summertime is not just a season. It’s a sentiment, reminding us of the joys of being surrounded by natural beauty and enjoying the outdoors. For Palm Beach County’s CEOs and employees, this …