Pop-up shops have been appearing all over New York City for the holiday season. However, Glam4Good pop-up shop was quite different from the rest. This shop was organized for children who live in the Lower East Side affected by Hurricane Sandy. Hundreds of children were invited to the pop-up shop where different items were donated from different designers around New York City. Each child was given two empty shopping bags, which they were allowed to fill up with anything they needed.
It’s definitely not winter in Miami. The elite art and fashion crowds rendezvoused in Miami to celebrate Art Basel, a unique exhibition of different artists, and most importantly, show off Spring’s 2013 style before anyone else could.
The top musical performers united at Madison Square Garden last night for a unforgettable concert intended to raise money for Sandy Relief. The concert, which was completely sold out, was available for over two billion people to watch. The stars performing urged everyone to give what they can to help Sandy relief, and by the end of the night the total amount raised was more than 30 million dollars. The amount of money raised is expected to rise as more people continued to donate throughout the night.
Art Basel is one of the most famous and prestigious art shows in America. The galleries included showcase over 2,000 artists from all over the world. Hundreds of galleries from all continents participate in the show with well respected members of the art community and popular celebrities making appearances throughout the three day long period. Photographers, artists, collectors, and celebrities all celebrated each night at different after parties throughout Miami.
Karl Lagerfeld’s much anticipated Chanel Metiers d’Art show was unveiled yesterday, with a spectacular reception. The show was set in the ruins of Linlithgow Palace, the 15th century birthplace of Mary Queen of Scots, near Edinburgh, Scotland.
Cyber Monday 2012 became the largest online shopping day concluding with sales of almost $1.5 billion. Many researchers believe the numbers are increased because of many American stores promoting better sales and extending them through the weekend. Another factor that created the 30.3% increase from last year was the use of mobile devices during cyber Monday. Reports show that sales from mobile devices were up 96% percent from the year before. Many online retailers were so successful with their cyber Monday sales that they extended them into Tuesday.
The evening saw fourteen awards presented to the leading figures in fashion, recognizing
creative talent and design across all areas of the industry. Hosted by Gemma Arterton and Nick Grimshaw at The Savoy Hotel, The British Fashion Awards were attended by industry leaders, retailers, models, celebrities and media supporting both the winners and nominees.