Corporate Associate Members offer NAPO-NY members the opportunity to provide above-and-beyond services for their clients. This month, Dayna Brandoff of Chaos Theory Inc. shares her experience working with Garde Robe. Sara Lincoln, senior account specialist and VIP liaison, describes Garde Robe as a luxury wardrobe storage and valet service for people with expensive designer clothes and not enough … Continued


All one needs to do is set foot into Lily et Cie or New York Vintage and immediately it is apparent this is no “consignment shop.” There is no shortage of vintage resale stores these days, but these two boutiques set the standard. Shannon Hoey of NY Vintage and Rita Watnick of Lily et Cie are the very best … Continued


Many Garde Robe members have expressed displeasure with their dry cleaner. Not all cleaners have the experience, knowledge and expertise to be handling couture wardrobes. The very best cleaners have resources that allow them to implement cleaning equipment and solvents that your average dry cleaner simply cannot afford. Many couture pieces should never be cleaned … Continued


Garde Robe pioneered the concept of Cyber Closet, a dynamic tool for organizing and managing one’s clothing, footwear and accessory collections. Our members can easily view items in Garde Robe’s care and arrange delivery of items as needed. However, the Cyber Closet also displays garments and accessories that are not kept in Garde Robe’s care. During the inventory process, … Continued