Forte_Forte Unveils Collection for Neiman Marcus

MEDITERRANEAN BREEZE: Forte_Forte has unveiled a capsule collection developed exclusively for Neiman Marcus.
Called “The Art of Travel,” the capsule, which will be in stores on March 1, offers a concise, cohesive wardrobe of effortless chic pieces, designed to be packed for upcoming seaside escapes.
Inspired by the colors and the lively atmosphere of Sicily’s Aeolian Islands, the capsule, which is rooted in an elegant aesthetic peppered by Bohemian accents, includes a fringed kimono showing a watercolor-like delicate pattern, a Lurex silk chiffon dust coat, a lilac drawstring silk dress, a silver Lurex chiffon kimono and a powder-pink slipdress.
“The Art of Travel” capsule will be available at a selection of Neiman Marcus doors, including San Francisco; Beverly Hills; the Canoga Park section of Los Angeles; Dallas; New York; Las Vegas; Atlanta; Scottsdale, Ariz.; Houston; Chicago; Bal Harbour in Miami; Coral Gables, Fla.; Newport Beach, Calif., as well as at neimanmarcus.com.

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Neiman Marcus ‘pleased’ with sales despite slow holiday

Luxury department store chain Neiman Marcus is having a ho-hum holiday. The Dallas-based company said comparable sales rose just 2.8 percent from a year ago in the quarter ended Oct. 27, compared with 4.2 percent growth in the same period last year. Its net sales dipped 3 percent, to $ 1.1 billion. “I’m pleased that our…
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Neiman Marcus’ Ken Downing Designs Flashy Interiors for Model Residence at Fifteen Hudson Yards

DOWNING BY THE RIVER: For those who have wondered what it’s like to live like Neiman Marcus fashion director Ken Downing, wait no longer.
Through a Related Cos.-Neiman Marcus effort, Downing has designed and styled the interior of a model residence at Fifteen Hudson Yards. Downing’s 1,464-square-foot model residence has two bedrooms, two-and-a-half bathrooms and a price tag of nearly $ 4.3 million. Designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro in collaboration with Rockwell Group, Fifteen Hudson Yards has 285 condos varying in size from one bedroom to four bedrooms.
As a veteran member of the four-fashion-week pack (and the air miles to prove it), Downing gleaned inspiration from the world’s fashion capitals for his at-home curation. His fondness for art collecting was another factor in the final edit. There is also an abundance of color throughout the apartment including pink walls and ceiling, a Venetian-style glass chandelier in purple, a multicolored geometric style rug and a vibrant column painted by Brooklyn artist Nathan Green in the master suite, not to mention the turquoise floor-to-ceiling interior in the condo’s library. Reflective surfaces are meant to bring the West Side view indoors.
Out-of-state residents who have no interest in moving can pick and choose their favorite

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