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Bergdorf Goodman

Luxury goods department store based on Fifth Avenue in Midtown Manhattan in New York City. The company was founded in 1899 by Herman Bergdorf and was later owned and managed by Edwin Goodman, and later his son Andrew Goodman. Today, Bergdorf operates from two stores situated across the street from each other at Fifth Avenue between 57th and 58th streets. Bergdorf Goodman's main store, which opened at its current location in 1928, is located on the west side of Fifth Avenue. A separate men's store, established in 1990, is located on the east side of Fifth Avenue, directly across the street. Bergdorf is a subsidiary of Neiman Marcus, which is owned by the private equity firms TPG Capital and Warburg Pincus.

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DL and Co

It was born of the desire to bring objects of opulence and beauty to those who yearn for the uncommon and the exquisite. Disappointed with the meager, condescending offerings of the “beauty marketplace”, they decided to take matters into their own discerning hands; they decided to take a leap of faith, hoping there were others like themselves who longed to bring the unique, the rare and the unusual into their lives. Happily, their instincts have proven them to be correct in this particular case, as they now find themselves to be very busy. Every item they design is intended to unfold like a love letter, each painstaking detail revealing a procession of small delights. Like the purveyors of curious goods in previous ages, every item they create is intended to stir and enthrall each and every one of the senses, from the sleek feel of the carefully-selected silk ribbons to the intoxicating atmospheres of the handmade fragrances. Their love of rare botanica, arcane curiosities and long-forgotten sensations compel them to offer these modern heirlooms in this age of aesthetic tedium and mass production; they wish to provide an alternative for those who find the banality of today’s “products” to be an insult to their intelligence, dignity and good taste.

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Eddie Borgo

Inspired by shapes and symbols associated with adornment, modern art and architecture, Eddie Borgo creates collections that challenge our ideas of classicism and luxury. Eddie Borgo began his exploration of adornment at university, establishing his pioneering point of view at that time. His fascination with the ideas attached to symbolism in jewellery began to evolve in a stage of experimentation, at which time he began making jewellery as one off pieces. After being introduced to a select number of stylists and editors, he was commissioned to create jewellery for the runways of Marchesa, Joseph Altuzarra, and Proenza Schouler. He formally launched his collection in spring summer 2008. Eddie’s philosophy in jewellery comes from his attraction to the timelessness in modern sculpture and shape, and an obsession with capturing this spirit in his work. As his collections evolve, so does his unique ability to constantly redefine our ideas of modernity in jewellery, sculpture, and object. The collection is a study in traditions: Americana, the history of rock and roll, and the heritage of New York City. The collection is now sold at over 200 retailers worldwide and stocked at luxury boutiques in Toronto, London, Paris, Milan, Moscow, Istanbul, Dubai, Riyadh, Seoul, Taiwan, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Tokyo and Melbourne. It is available online through Net-a-Porter. In 2010 Eddie Borgo was awarded runner up in the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund. In 2011, Eddie Borgo won the CFDA Swarovski Award for innovation in accessory design and was a co-recipient of the first ever CFDA/Vogue Tiffany & Co. Development Grant. Headquartered in New York City, the Eddie Borgo studio houses the design, sales, press, product development, production, finance, logistics, operations and repairs departments. Eddie Borgo is a limited liability company registered in the state of New York.

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Fortnum and Mason

Upmarket department store situated in central London, with an additional store at St Pancras railway station, Heathrow T5, Dubai and various stockists worldwide. Its headquarters is located at 181 Piccadilly, where it was established in 1707 by William Fortnum and Hugh Mason. It is privately owned by Wittington Investments Ltd. Founded as a grocery store, Fortnum's reputation was built on supplying quality food, and saw rapid growth throughout the Victorian era. Though Fortnum's developed into a department store, it continues to focus on stocking a variety of exotic, speciality and also 'basic' provisions. The store has since opened several other departments, such as the Gentlemen's department on the third floor. It is also the location of a celebrated tea shop and several restaurants.

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Gusti Leather

Fair and transparent production of leather products. Transparency and fairness are top priorities at Gusti Leather. Their Gusti Leder nature products are hand-made by family-run businesses and are tanned and dyed using 100% natural material. The production is completely ecological and sustainable. Their Gusti Leder studio products focus on practicality. These products are produced in certified factories and are tanned using chromium salt. This ensures that the leather they use is robust and their products can be used for years to come.

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Liberty London

Department store on Great Marlborough Street in the West End of London which sells luxury goods, including women's, men's and children's fashion, cosmetics and fragrances, jewellery, accessories, homeware, furniture, stationery and gifts, and is known for its floral and graphic prints.

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Louis Vuitton

When he was only sixteen years old, Louis Vuitton made a decision that would not only change his own life but the lives of his sons and future generations: he would become a trunk-master. Both a family residence and the cradle of the company, the Asnières site has been the symbol of the Vuitton family's personal and commercial success since 1859. In 1886, Georges Vuitton revolutionized luggage locks with an ingenious closing system that turned travel trunks into real treasure chests. The brand asked six designers to create original pieces to celebrate the iconic canvas that was created over a century ago: the Monogram.

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Milk

Located in the heart of Shoreditch, the 18th century Clerk's House is home to Milk Concept Boutique. Established in 2009, Milk offers works by internationally recognised designers, as well as presenting new collections from emerging talents. Visit Milk and discover an eclectic mix of both design and fashion from a wide selection of brands from all around the world. Milk offers personalised customer service and through collaboration with local designers, it nourishes the East End's creative spirit and outlook.

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Nathalie Schuterman

Multi-brand store located in the heart of Stockholm’s fashion district. They offer a hand-picked selection of pieces from the world’s top designers and have provided Stockholm with the ultimate high fashion shopping experience for clothing and accessories - Aquazzura, Altuzarra, Balenciaga, Chloé, Céline, Dolce & Gabbana, Fendi, Givenchy, Lanvin, Marni, Malo, Miu Miu, Missoni, Oscar de la Renta, Tibi, Tory Burch, Tom Ford, Tod's, The Row, Valentino, Saint Laurent, Yves Salomon.

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Net-A-Porter

Since launching in June 2000, NET-A-PORTER has established itself as the world’s premier luxury fashion destination. A pioneer of innovation, NET-A-PORTER speaks to a monthly audience of over 6 million via a global multi-channel ecosystem, including The EDIT digital magazine, PORTER magazine, the social shopping app, THE NET SET and net-a-porter.com, offering a seamless shopping experience across mobile, tablet and desktop. NET-A-PORTER champions unparalleled customer service – with express worldwide shipping to more than 170 countries (including same-day delivery to Manhattan, London and Hong Kong, plus next-day delivery to the UK, US, Germany, France, Australia and Singapore), luxurious signature packaging and easy returns and exchanges with a multi-lingual Customer Care team available 24/7. NET-A-PORTER is now part of the YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP, following the merger of YOOX Group and THE NET-A-PORTER GROUP in October 2015.

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Objet (L')

Aspires to offer designs for the home that are both luxurious and functional, to the highest degree of excellence possible, with a commitment to artistic integrity and material innovation, to produce objects that integrated beauty with design. The techniques L’Objet uses set them apart from all others and allow them to achieve a brilliance and standard unheard of in the industry. Since 2004, L'Objet has been responsible for some of tabletops most innovative and exceptional designs. The concept of melding precious metals, layered patterns and sophisticated styling are synonymous with the company’s name. The home décor collections are as distinctive as they are functional, including: hollowware, candles, frames and accessories. L’Objet is the vision of Elad Yifrach. A lifelong traveller and devotee of the Mediterranean, Elad is enamored of its peoples and ways, and especially its venerable traditions of craft. His designs, on the one hand, represent a spirited homage to these great artisans and their achievements. But he also aspires to extend and exceed them, as his work makes clear, through painstaking effort and imagination, to the very pinnacle of excellence. He has tirelessly pursued the world’s foremost workshops. Elad believes you never give up on passion. It is imagination. It is invention.

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RA Shop

The Royal Academy of Arts has a unique position in being an independent, privately funded institution led by eminent artists and architects whose purpose is to promote the creation, enjoyment and appreciation of the visual arts through exhibitions, education and debate. Sales from the RA Shops are fed directly back to the Academy in order to support its Exhibition and Learning Programmes. They are delighted to be able to bring you an extensive range of high-quality products from top designers and Royal Academicians. Often, but not exclusively inspired by the Royal Academy's exhibitions, these items have been specially selected by the award-winning RA Merchandise team. Shopping with them directly supports the Royal Academy. This allows us to: continue their internationally-acclaimed exhibition programme; run the RA Schools, the only three-year fine art postgraduate course in Europe which is free; be an independent charity with no public funding. All the products on sale in this online shop have been carefully chosen for their quality and stylistic merits. Many of the products feature the work of Royal Academicians, are exclusive to the Royal Academy, and champion emerging designers.

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