SERAYAH UNVEILS NEW COLLABORATION WITH JESSICA RICH FOOTWEAR

Multi-hyphenate artist, actor, entrepreneur SERAYAH unveils her special collaboration with Jessica Rich footwear. Available today, shoe-lovers will be able to shop from Serayah’s hand-picked shoe selection from the Jessica Rich brand.

The Starz drama series, “Black Mafia Family,” actress Serayah says, “I absolutely love Jessica Rich Collection, and what better way to show that than a collaboration. Each piece I chose is a personal favorite and all-year-round must-have.”

Jessica Rich’s fearless footwear sets the tone for any occasion. The luxurious, high-quality heels can be seen on runways and at Sunday Brunch. Known for her signature, clear PVC heels, shoe lovers can’t get enough! In addition, Jessica Rich has been seen on many A-list celebrities including Kylie Jenner, Cardi B, Normani, Saweetie, Keke Palmer, Jennifer Lopez, Hedi Klum, Rita Ora and more.

For more information on Serayah x Jessica Rich Collaboration visit: https://jessicarich.com

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ABOUT SERAYAH

Serayah is a show-stopping trifecta of talent in Young Hollywood as a multifaceted actress, singer, dancer and entrepreneur. The rising superstar is best known for her breakout role of ‘Tiana Brown’ on FOX, iconic series “Empire,” and several other acclaimed roles in the space and television and film. Serayah is not only a talented, beautiful and intelligent actress but also an incredible music artist.

Over the past three years, Serayah has begun to flourish as a music artist, writing and co-producing her songs and videos. Her hot first single, “Driving Me,” released in August of 2017, was such an independent phenom that the producers of Freeform’s hit show “Grown-ish” decided to play it in Season 1 of popular series. Driving Me (+1.5M views) had so much traction it garnered radio play in both huge markets in Los Angeles and New York as all well as other major cities across the nation and caught the ears on shows such as MTV’s “TRL” and “Wild’ In Out”. Serayah also dropped her single “So Good” in July 2018, which also left fans wanting more music from the young and talented artist. As she prepares the release of new music leading up to her highly anticipated debut project, Serayah can be seen on the STARZ new series “BMF” produced by Curtis “50 Cents” Jackson this Fall and more. With her immense social following of millions and status as “One to Watch,” there are no limits when it comes to Serayah as she keeps soaring to the top on-screen and with her music.

Amazon.com Launches Black Friday Deals 2016 – Holiday Gift Guides

Amazon.com today announced the launch of its Black Friday Deals Store and more than a dozen curated holiday gift guides, officially marking the start of the holiday countdown. Customers can enjoy tens of thousands of deals this holiday season on Amazon.com, with new deals as often as every five minutes on everything from HD TVs to stylish kitchen staples to some of the most popular toys of the year. In addition, Amazon offers curated holiday gift guides to help take the guesswork out of shopping for loved ones and make it easier for customers to find the perfect gift for everyone on their list.

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“Customers love discovering the best deals on the most sought-after products, and our Black Friday Deals Store and curated Holiday Gift Guides offer them a place to do just that – plus enjoy the most convenient shopping experience with tons of super-fast shipping options,” said Doug Herrington, Senior Vice President of North American Retail at Amazon. “This holiday season, we’re offering more deals than ever before and – for the first time ever – giving Prime members an opportunity to use Alexa voice shopping for purchasing their holiday gifts hands-free. They can make purchases simply by asking Alexa-enabled devices, like the new Echo Dot, while relaxing at home with family and friends.”

Black Friday Deals Store

Available at www.amazon.com/blackfriday, the Black Friday Deals Store is the leading deals destination for customers with tens of thousands of deals, and new deals as often as every five minutes, now through December 22. Customers can enjoy more deals than ever before this holiday season, including low prices on top gifts such as electronics, toys, clothing, jewelry, kitchen items, and more. In fact, Amazon is offering up to 20 compelling Deals of the Day in a single day. Some examples of the great deals Amazon customers can take advantage of this holiday season include: $20 off the Kindle Paperwhite, savings on an LG 55” 1080p Curved Smart OLED TV, and up to 40% off select Magformers toys.

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Electronics Gift Guide

Available at www.amazon.com/electronicsgiftguide, the 2016 Amazon Electronics Gift Guide features more than 500 of this year’s hottest technology products all in one convenient location. Enthusiasts can explore new releases such as 360-degree cameras and buzz-worthy gifts like virtual reality headsets and 3D printers. The Electronics Gift Guide also features innovations from up-and-coming startups in the Amazon Launchpad program. Customers can browse more than 10 categories, including smart home, home entertainment, music, wearables, photography, gaming, gadgets and gizmos, and more. The Electronics Gift Guide also includes expert reviews and product demonstration videos to help customers find the perfect gift. And shoppers looking for budget-friendly gift ideas can find top gifts under $100.

Home Gift Guide

Available at www.amazon.com/homegiftguide, the 2016 Amazon Home Gift Guide is a curated list of more than a thousand of this season’s must-have products for the home. Filled with gift ideas for indoors and outdoors, customers can easily discover presents for everyone on their list, including cooks, bakers, home decorators, arts and crafters, smart home tech lovers, pets, backyard enthusiasts, kids and more, curated by experts in the industry such as Smitten Kitchen and Design*Sponge. Holiday decorators and party planners will find everything they need to set a festive scene at home. Customers can also shop the latest trends in the Home Gift Guide, including copper appliances, rose gold cutlery, and handmade ceramics, as well as browse products that are new this holiday season, including the KitchenAid MiniNEST Fragrances Classic Candle (Hearth)Petcube Play Wi-Fi Pet Camera, and Bissell 1650A Pet Hair Eraser Vacuum.

Handmade at Amazon Holiday Gift Guide

Available at www.amazon.com/handmade, the Handmade at Amazon Holiday Gift Guide offers customers curated lists of genuinely handcrafted items sold directly by artisans. Featuring products for her, for him, and for kids, as well as handcrafted stocking stuffers for friends and family, the Gift Guide makes finding the perfect holiday present easier than ever. Heading into this holiday season, Amazon customers visiting the Handmade at Amazon store will see hundreds of thousands more handcrafted items, thousands of which are eligible for Free Two-Day Shipping with Amazon Prime. For shoppers looking for a personal touch, over half of the items listed on Handmade have options for customer personalization. With handcrafted items in categories from toys and games, to home décor, handbags and accessories and kitchen and dining, Handmade at Amazon is a one-stop-shop for artisan-crafted gifts this holiday season.

Shop from Anywhere, Anytime

The easiest and fastest way to shop – no matter where customers are – is with the free Amazon shopping app. Find out “where’s my stuff” in seconds, quickly use visual search to find anything and track the hottest deals by setting Watch-a-Deal alerts all season long. Plus, new this year:

  • Package X-Ray: Beginning November 15, customers who own an iPhone can use Package X-Ray to see what’s in a box that has been delivered without opening it and spoiling the surprise. Customers simply scan the barcode using their camera icon within the mobile app and the items that are inside the box will pop up on their screen.
  • Search Anything: Previously limited to barcodes and a few types of products, customers can now use the camera icon to search for almost anything. For example, point the camera at a pair of boots and the app will pull up a list of similar items.
  • Fling: Customers can quickly and effortlessly click into saved items, compare two items, or simply add items to a Wish List by flinging them into their tray. Simply hold down on an item while in the app and the tray appears, fling the item into the tray, and it will be saved for easy navigating later.

More Perks for Prime Members

New this holiday season, Prime members can use their voice to order tens of millions of products – including many of the items featured in the 2016 Amazon Electronics Gift Guide – just by asking Alexa on their Amazon Echo, Echo Dot, Amazon Tap, Amazon Fire TV, or Fire tablet. In fact, there will be hundreds of exclusive deals just for voice shoppers this holiday season – simply go to www.amazon.com/alexadeals to learn more. Prime members receive an additional 20% discount on pre-order and new release video games. Members can also shop thousands of Lightning Deals with 30-minute early access and enjoy unlimited fast, free shipping options, including Two-Day Shipping on more than 30 million items, Prime FREE Same-Day Delivery on more than one million items available in 27 cities, and Prime Now where customers can find tens of thousands of products – such as select Black Friday deals and Holiday Gift Guide items – available for one- and two-hour delivery in more than 30 U.S. cities.

About Amazon

Amazon is guided by four principles: customer obsession rather than competitor focus, passion for invention, commitment to operational excellence, and long-term thinking. Customer reviews, 1-Click shopping, personalized recommendations, Prime, Fulfillment by Amazon, AWS, Kindle Direct Publishing, Kindle, Fire tablets, Fire TV, Amazon Echo, and Alexa are some of the products and services pioneered by Amazon. For more information, visit www.amazon.com/about.

CAMUTO GROUP and Ownership of SOLE SOCIETY

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Camuto Group today announced the acquisition of Sole Society.  As part of Camuto Group’s focus on digital innovation, the company has acquired the majority stake in Sole Society with the strategy of enhancing category offerings and continuing to build on the strong accessories platform through extensions in apparel and other key classifications.  In addition, the Sole Society brand will be developed for global wholesale opportunities in several categories.  The acquisition will also expand Camuto Group’s ecommerce footprint across a variety of brands. Nordstrom (NYSE: JWN) will continue to carry Sole Society merchandise at Nordstrom stores and Nordstrom.com and will remain a minority owner.

Alex Del Cielo, Chief Executive Officer of Camuto Group, says: “We are excited to be growing the Sole Society brand platform and creating opportunities through digital innovation and category enhancements.  The team at Sole Society continues to be industry leaders in customer satisfaction and we plan to leverage their expertise to provide today’s consumer with the best experience in all channels, both online and in-store.  Furthermore, we are looking forward to working closely with Nordstrom to develop the business as part of our joint strategic efforts.”

As part of a continued focus on growth, Blake Nordstrom, Co-President of Nordstrom, Inc. said: “We applaud the job Andy Solomon and the team at Sole Society have done and think the long-term partnership created with Camuto Group is a terrific next step. Our focus is to offer customers highly relevant and differentiated product and our customers continue to respond favorably to the on-trend style Sole Society offers. We think Camuto Group is a great organization and we look forward to continuing to carry Sole Society’s product.”

Sole Society Chief Executive Officer, Andy Solomon, comments: “We are thrilled by the transaction and look forward to building brands with the Camuto Group team.  We anticipate accelerated growth through enhanced resources and the expansion of distribution that will fuel our continued development and evolution.  We look forward to incorporating the knowledge and brand building prowess of Camuto Group to create a global brand and a powerful, multi-branded ecommerce business.”

 

The partnership marks the first digital acquisition for Camuto Group and underscores the company’s commitment to strategic growth through innovation and progressive partnerships.

 

About Camuto Group 

Camuto Group is an international company that designs, develops and distributes fashion footwear, accessories and apparel. The company was founded by fashion legend Vince Camuto. Renowned for its ability to develop lifestyle brands on a global scale, Camuto Group builds on the success of the Vince Camuto® brand—extending to collections that include Louise et Cie®, Two By Vince Camuto®, Vince Camuto™ Men’s, Imagine Vince Camuto® and 1. STATE®. Camuto Group also holds the footwear licenses for Jessica Simpson®, BCBGeneration®, BCBGMAXAZRIA®, and both the footwear and handbag licenses for Lucky Brand® and ED Ellen DeGeneres™. Camuto Group acquired Bernard Chaus Inc. to expand Camuto Group’s platform and develop apparel opportunities for partners. Most recently, Camuto Group entered into a partnership with Mercedes Castillo to launch an advanced contemporary lifestyle collection. Camuto Group and its partners operate 120 retail locations globally and products are sold in more than 5,400 doors worldwide.

 

About Nordstrom

Nordstrom, Inc. is a leading fashion specialty retailer based in the U.S. Founded in 1901 as a shoe store in Seattle, today Nordstrom operates 329 stores in 39 states, including 121 full-line stores in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico; 200 Nordstrom Rack stores; two Jeffrey boutiques; and one clearance store. Additionally, customers are served online through Nordstrom.com, Nordstromrack.com and HauteLook. The company also owns Trunk Club, a personalized clothing service serving customers online at TrunkClub.com and its five clubhouses. Nordstrom, Inc.’s common stock is publicly traded on the NYSE under the symbol JWN.

About Sole Society

Sole Society is a lifestyle brand of women’s shoes, bags and accessories dedicated to thoughtful and easy style for every day. Launched in 2011, Sole Society’s mission is to teach women how to start their look from the shoes up. Sole Society is committed to providing quality on-trend shoes, bags and accessories at surprisingly affordable prices. Sole Society is available at www.solesociety.com and www.nordstrom.com as well as select Nordstrom stores nationwide.  The product can also be purchased on QVC, www.qvc.com and select boutiques around the country.

Off The Record to Partner with Nordstrom for Event

Off The Record, an exclusive fashion and music event, has announced that one of this year’s partners will be Nordstrom.  The retailer will present the latest collections from top American and European designers during a runway fashion show on Saturday, October 29, 2016 at The Factory at Franklin.  Tickets are now on sale to the public at www.OffTheRecordNashville.com.
The fashion show will feature world-renowned designers such as Naeem Khan, Stella McCartney, Alexander McQueen, Dries Van Noten, Chloe, Isabel Marant, John Varvatos and more.
“We’re excited to announce our partnership with Nordstrom, a leader in retail renowned for its ability to spot the hottest trends in fashion and design,” said event Executive Producer and President of New Heartland Group, Paul Jankowski. “We both share a vision to deliver a high energy event that will blow people away.”
The exclusive event will include red carpet arrivals, a cocktail reception, special musical performances and an intimate viewing of select designers’ looks prior to the fashion show. The complete 2016 lineup of designers and entertainment will be announced in the weeks ahead.
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Last year’s sold out event included a high energy runway fashion show featuring collections from top designers including Gucci, Kaufman Franco and John Varvatos as well as professional models and stylists from around the country.  The evening also included performances by artists The Cadillac Three, Maren Morris, Kaleo, Old Dominion, Phil Vassar and Tommy Shaw of Styx.
Tickets are on sale now ranging from $300 to $1,000 to include the cocktail reception and fashion show.  A few sponsorship opportunities are also available.
Visit www.OffTheRecordNashville.com for details, sponsorship opportunities and ticket information.

Macy’s Fall Fashion 2016 Lookbook

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This fall, Macy’s is helping kids kick the school year off in high style. With throwback 90s looks ruling the runways, Macy’s is offering returning students a nod to old school trends, along with incredible savings on clothing, accessories and dorm items to make this year’s start to school the most anticipated yet.

“The excitement of heading back to school is punctuated by the art of back-to-school shopping,” said Cassandra Jones, Macy’s senior vice president – fashion. “Macys aims to make that the ultimate experience, offering the latest styles and trends in everything from the right outfit to the right dorm accessories, ensuring students can head back to class in style.”

Back-to-School Fashion

Junior girls channel the 90s, sporting casual looks with plenty of attitude, inspired by the grunge style of plaid shirts, distressed denim and overalls. Denim in all silhouettes is bigger than ever this year, from dresses to shirts to wide-legged jeans. Paired with chunky platforms and booties, these iconic 90s pieces get a fun and fresh update perfect for the classroom.

For young men, the 90s comeback continues with denim styles from classic to distressed. Cuffed jeans are paired with high-top chukkas, which are given a trendy update with athletic soles. Tees with graphics of classic 90s video games, TV shows and witty memes give the old school t-shirt and jeans uniform a modern and quirky bent.

The 90s craze applies to fashion for kids, as well, but in a more scaled down version. Young girls sporting flannel dresses or cuffed denim will rock the halls, while boys in graphic throwback tees with gaming and skateboard images will rule the school in comfort.

 

Back-to-School Deals

Shoppers will have the best selections to choose from at Macy’s, the back-to-school destination for savings and style. Find all the go-tos they can’t live without—tops and tees, rompers and dresses, pants and jeans—even the true essentials like uniforms. Also, add in all the finishing touches—from hoodies, sweaters and jackets down to underwear, socks and shoes. Brands including Levi’s, Betsey Johnson, Benefit, Martha Stewart Whim, American Rag and Epic Threads have some of the best deals to match every kid’s preferred school day look. Visit your local Macy’s store and macys.com for savings throughout the season.

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Whether a first year away or packing it up for the last time, college living is cool and trendy with lifestyle essentials from Macy’s. Whim comforter sets in fresh new patterns offer options to fit each student’s personal living space. Studying is stylish with Poppin desk sets and accessories. Colorful letter trays and pencil pouches make organization fun. A Joy Mangano mini steamer is easy to store in a small dorm living space and keeps wrinkles away and help show off new, flawless threads on campus.

Love Bravery

Macy’s partnered with Grammy®, Tony® and Academy Award®-winning legend Sir Elton John, along with Grammy and Golden Globe®-winning icon Lady Gaga to create Love Bravery, a high-spirited, limited-edition line of clothing and accessories that inspire compassion and combat prejudice. Perfect for anyone heading back to school, Love Bravery includes shirts, sweats, outerwear, clutches, backpacks, scarves, beanies, keychains, pins and even speakers, water bottles and skateboards, all rendered in vibrant graphic prints and designs that fuse both artists’ renowned musical talent and revered inimitable style. Love Bravery is sold exclusively at select Macy’s stores and on macys.com/lovebravery, with 25 percent of the purchase price benefitting Born This Way Foundation and the Elton John AIDS Foundation, and will be available globally later this year. All donations from the limited-edition line, on sale through Aug. 30, 2016, will be made to Born This Way Foundation, which will use 50 percent to support the Elton John AIDS Foundation.

In-Store Celebrations Nationwide

Macy’s is throwing back to the 90s through in-store themed events nationwide that prove everything old is cool again. On Saturdays from Aug. 6 to 27 at select stores, Macy’s will host throwback-themed shopping parties with awesome activities, including styling tips and fashion must-haves, photo booths with totally 90s props, and a DJ spinning old school beats. Cosmetic outposts with makeup artists will provide 90s-inspired beauty makeovers to show how to flawlessly achieve a throwback look with a modern twist. To add to the excitement, actresses Katie Cassidy and Ashley Rickards will be making several store appearances for a photo-op and meet and greet with customers. For the 4*1*1, visit macys.com/events.

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About Macy’s

Macy’s, the largest retail brand of Macy’s, Inc. (NYSE:M), delivers fashion and affordable luxury to customers at approximately 734 locations in 45 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and Guam, as well as to customers in the U.S. and more than 100 international destinations through its leading online store at macys.com. Via its stores, e-commerce site, mobile and social platforms, Macy’s offers distinctive assortments including the most desired family of exclusive and fashion brands for him, her and home. Macy’s is known for such epic events as Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks® and the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade®, as well as spectacular fashion shows, culinary events, flower shows and celebrity appearances. Macy’s flagship stores — including Herald Square in New York City, Union Square in San Francisco, State Street in Chicago, and Dadeland in Miami and South Coast Plaza in southern California — are known internationally and are leading destinations for visitors. Building on a more than 150-year tradition, and with the collective support of customers and employees, Macy’s helps strengthen communities by supporting local and national charities giving more than $69 million each year to help make a difference in the lives of our customers.

 

Allen Edmonds Opening at Harbor East

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Harbor East and Allen Edmonds today announced that the U.S. premium men’s shoe, clothing and accessories manufacturer will set up shop in Baltimore’s upscale retail district. Allen Edmonds will occupy approximately 1,300 square feet at 635 S. President Street in the former Starbucks space between the Hilton Garden Inn/Homewood Suites and Landmark Theatres. While several high-end department and premier men’s shoe stores in Maryland carry Allen Edmonds product, the Harbor East location will be the brand’s first brick-and-mortar store in the state, exclusively featuring their signature line of premium, handcrafted men shoes as well as apparel and accessories.

Allen Edmonds began handcrafting shoes on the Wisconsin shores of Lake Michigan in 1922. Today, their 212-step manufacturing tradition continues with the brand offering the finest men’s dress and casual shoes available featuring classic American styling and fine craftsmanship. The company prides itself on using superior leathers combined with expert service from Master Fitters who have earned their title by fitting thousands of customers with custom-made-like product. Partnering with like-minded manufacturers, Allen Edmonds also offers men’s clothing and accessories including sportswear, ties and pocket squares, watches and leather goods.

“It is with great anticipation that we bring our premium line of men’s shoes and apparel to the Harbor East shopper,” stated Paul Grangaard, President and CEO. “With its robust office and business traveler population, the neighborhood is terrific fit for us. We look forward to serving both our loyal Allen Edmonds customers, as well as gentlemen new to the brand, in such a vibrant urban setting.”

“Harbor East is poised to welcome such an esteemed and timeless brand as Allen Edmonds,” stated Tim O’Donald, President of Harbor East. “It is a truly exciting time for the neighborhood as we see high-end retail open up in such rapid succession. We look forward to Allen Edmonds opening and to a long relationship with the company.”

Harbor East welcomed Brooks Brothers earlier this month. Warby Parker is projected to open in April.

There are 60 company-owned Allen Edmonds stores nation-wide. The Harbor East location is projected to open early summer of 2016.

About Harbor East

Harbor East is home to Baltimore’s best shopping, dining, entertainment, hotels and residences, boasting 5.5 million square feet of development. Replacing a landscape once characterized by warehouses and factories, Harbor East is now defined by gleaming architecture and modern amenities, creating a neighorhood that is vibrant, sophisticated and a true destination. Among its many distinct attractions are critically-acclaimed restaurants, national retailers, a world-class fitness center, seven-screen art house theatre, 200-slip marina and the luxury Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore. An inspiring place for business, Harbor East provides a contemporary setting for best-in-class offices and international corporations. Owned, developed and managed by a company with deep roots in Baltimore, Harbor East is proud to call the city home, generating over $38 million in taxes and fees annually and providing space for over 6,000 local workers. Harbor East is committed to ensuring the long-term success of its properties with a focused vision of advancing Baltimore City as a whole.Welcome to Harbor East – 12 square blocks of restaurants, boutiques, hotels, and harbor-side amazing. www.harboreast.com

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About Allen Edmonds

Founded in 1922, Allen Edmonds Shoe Corporation is a privately-held, U.S. based manufacturer of premium men’s footwear, apparel, leather goods and accessories with a focus on American manufacturing. Allen Edmonds’ famous Goodyear welted shoes are handcrafted in Port Washington, Wis. using a 212-step production process. Consistent with the company’s heritage, Allen Edmonds remains committed to providing excellent products at exceptional value for style and quality conscience men worldwide. By partnering with like-minded manufacturers, the company’s offering includes men’s clothing and accessory needs from head to toe. Allen Edmonds products are available at premier stores worldwide, including 60 company-owned Allen Edmonds stores across the United States, and online at AllenEdmonds.com.

H&M Expands in Maryland – Francis Scott Key Mall

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H & M, Hennes & Mauritz AB (H&M), one of the world’s largest fashion retailers famous for offering fashion-forward apparel at affordable prices in a sustainable way, is thrilled to announce a new location in Frederick, Maryland. Measuring approximately 20,000 square feet, the new location at Francis Scott Key Mall is set to open in the fall of 2016. H&M is especially excited to expand its reach in Maryland, a growing market for the retailer, and add to the ten locations currently open in the state.

The new H&M location will offer Frederick residents a one-stop shopping destination for quality clothing for the whole family, with collections for ladies and men, as well as separate “store within a store” sections for accessories, maternity and its plus sized line, H&M+. The Francis Scott Key Mall location will also carry H&M’s children’s collection for newborns to fourteen year olds. The breadth and variety of H&M collections make it easier for any consumer to find fashionable products, no matter their personal style. With an emphasis on design, quality, and sustainability, H&M offers inspiring, high fashion at an unbeatable value.

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H&M prides itself on its support of local economies by adding jobs with each new location. As a continuously expanding brand, H&M constantly searches for new talent to grow within the company. With the opening of the Francis Scott Key Mall location, H&M is proud to add to the current, ever-expanding total of approximately 16,000 U.S. employees. The brand continues to grow in both new and existing markets while remaining focused on quality, high profitability, and sustainability. In 2015, H&M was ranked number 21 on Interbrand’s list of 100 Best Global Brands and was selected by Great Place to Work as a top 25 Best Multinational Workplace. For available job opportunities, please visit career.hm.com.

Sustainability is an integral part of H&M. The brand is growing and making significant long-term investments for sustainable development. In 2013, H&M launched Garment Collecting, an in-store clothing recycling project and was the first global fashion company to implement such a program. Since 2013, approximately 53.6 million lbs. of garments have been collected globally. H&M was also selected in 2015 as a U.S. EPA Green Power Leadership Award winner. The company has committed to sourcing renewable energy wherever possible in order to reduce indirect emissions stemming from the company’s purchased electricity use.

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Since H&M opened the doors to its first U.S. store on New York’s Fifth Avenue fifteen years ago, the U.S. has been one of the retailer’s most successful markets. H&M is proud to offer U.S. consumers quality fashion at competitive prices at its four hundred and sixteen locations across the country, and looks forward to continued expansion at the best properties worldwide.

Shoedazzle – Stiletto Society Brand Ambassador

I was invited to join the Stiletto Society, Shoedazzle‘s exclusive brand ambassador program.  I’m extremely excited because I joined Shoedazzle two years ago for specific reasons.  Although I love to own stylish clothing, my shoe wardrobe was suffering tremendously.  I owned several pairs of shoes but they were not fashionable and did not fit my lifestyle.  I needed a variety of pumps, platforms, and boots.

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I came across Shoedazzle through the internet and started to research their subscription.  The membership was easy and affordable.  What intrigued me the most was that my order arrived at my doorstep!  The membership has been a good experience but I have a few tips:

 

  1. Know your exact shoe size prior to ordering.
  2. Use a shoe insoles for 4 inch heels.
  3. Store your shoes properly after each wear.
  4. Have fun mixing and matching in your current wardrobe.
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Since that time, I have also expanded my accessories to the Shoedazzle handbag collection.  I was curious about their purses and needed to give my other brands a break.  To my surprise, I received my first handbag in the mail.  The quality of the bag was nice and the style was true to the website picture.

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Check back with this site (over the next few months) because I will be hosting style parties, sharing special deals, and of course…new shoes!

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Ann Taylor Pantone’s 2016 Rose Quartz and Serenity

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It’s officially 2016!  Get a head start on incorporating Pantone’s hottest colors of the year – rose quartz and serenity – with the help of Ann Taylor. Add a touch of the refined rose tone and cooler tranquil blue in everything from pleated skirts and polished heels to sleek clutches and effortless winter wear.

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