STABLES & SILKS DERBY DAY PARTY…..With a new name and new venue, Williamson County’s premier Kentucky Derby party is off to a flying start. Soroptimist International of Franklin is promising their racing-themed benefit, Stables & Silks, will be even bigger and more exciting this year. Read more
Wellington, FL – March 22, 2013 – Pilla Sport performance eyewear couples attractive eyewear with high functionality and durability to aid in athletes’ performance, and now in conjunction with JustWorld International, the JustWorld Liberty model will also aid an important cause. The co-branding of the Pilla Sport JustWorld Liberty performance eyewear will assist in raising much-needed funds for the non-profit organization in their global efforts to reduce poverty through nutrition, health, education, leadership and cultural development programs in Cambodia, Honduras and Guatemala. Read more
Wellington, FL – March 21, 2013 – Lorrie Browne, a Florida licensed interior designer, is also a Green Residential Expert specializing in design projects that bring energy-efficient, healthy and accessible elements together to produce stylish and livable interiors for her clients.
“People who care deeply about animals naturally have concern for the environment, so it’s been a perfect fit for our equestrian clients,” said Browne.
WSJ.’s exclusive tour of the back rooms and ateliers of the celebrated French fashion house illustrates why Hermès is the coveted jewel that LVMH’s Bernard Arnault wants for his crown.
By DANA THOMAS
Pierre-Alexis Dumas, the creative director of Hermès, is sitting in his office at the company’s 131-year-old seat on the rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré in Paris, talking about what it’s like to run the most respected major luxury brand in the world. “My job,” says the lean, formal 44-year-old and sixth-generation descendant of the company’s founder, “is to keep the strong creativity of Hermès alive. To nourish the rigor and the vision . . . to make these values vibrate.” Read more
Gucci has announced that it will be continuing its collaboration with equestrian show jumper and granddaughter of Princess Grace of Monaco, Charlotte Casiraghi. Read more