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


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


“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


Savvy fashion companies find ways to trim expenses without sacrificing quality and ingenuity.  However, in some cases proper preservation of past years’ collections and archives gets squeezed out in an effort to appease the bean counters.  Don’t let it happen to your precious collections!  In case you need reminding, your archives are sacred, one-of-a-kind, invaluable, … Continued


So, you had the wedding of your dreams. Now, how do you go about protecting your precious wedding gown and keeping it in pristine condition? These “best practices” are for long-term storage (decades), and that the dress will remain in ideal condition should its owner wish it to be worn by another family member and/or passed down to future … Continued


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