Thanks to our friends from CBS News for recommending our Luggage Free and Valet service for travelers. “Garde Robe offers luggage packing and shipping worldwide — plus storage, closet organization and other garment services.” Read the story here.
Just like a bottle of wine should be stored in certain light and temperature conditions (or it will turn to vinegar over time), textiles also need to be kept in climate-controlled environments. Insects, dust, and moisture can spell trouble for fabrics and cause permanent damage to your wardrobe. Here are a few reasons why you … Continued
More and more we see the resurgence of vintage clothing pieces making statements in our everyday dressing. Charity/donation & vintage stores are popping up in every neighborhood and designers are inspired by the past. But what exactly does vintage mean? Taken from Wikipedia – “Generally speaking, clothing which was produced before the 1920s is referred … Continued
“Already popular in places such as Los Angeles and New York, luxury storage companies offer services that go beyond storing goods. Garde Robe, which was founded in 2001 and includes clients such as fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, bills itself ‘wardrobe and archive management experts’. In addition to offering museum-quality storage (members receive a … Continued
The idea of professionally preserving the legacy of a design house through the use of archival-grade materials that are long lasting and museum-quality is now implemented by many top-tier designers. Many find the idea of damaging their precious collections to poor storage techniques or pests unbearable as an alternative, or that storing large collections in-house … Continued
We are happy to be featured in today’s Wall Street Journal featuring the chicest storage facilities in the U.S. “On the other end of the spectrum are facilities that offer white-glove pickup and delivery, so customers never have to visit the storage facility at all”. Read the full story here.
The Paris Fashion Week 2016 has got us dreaming of Haute Couture! From the Atelier Versace “Athletic Couture” collection to romantic lilac gowns seen at Giorgio Armani, Elie Saab, and Zuhair Murad, we can’t wait to see what our favorite celebrities will pick to wear on the red carpet this year. Meanwhile, we have compiled a … Continued
“Today’s modern couture lovers need look no further than Garde Robe. The online-based business stores haute couture collections alongside designer archives in its warehouses across the United States and in Australia and just launched the first-ever couture wardrobe insurance policy with AIG.” Read the full story here. Photo credit: Vogue
What an enchanted night and an honor to attend the opening of The Museum at FIT’s Fairy Tale Fashion, open now until April 16, 2016. A single 3-D printed “Cinderella shoe” by Noritaka Tatehana, a crystal “poisoned apple” bag by Judith Leiber, and a deconstructed Red Riding Hood cloak by Comme des Garçon, are just … Continued
The iconic Hermès Birkin bag was created in 1984 but it wasn’t an immediate hit: it only really took off in the late ’90s, at the dawn of the It-bag era. Since then, it has become one of the most desired items in – almost – every woman’s list. According to Baghunter, a luxury retail company, in the last 35 … Continued