Check out the NY Times' feature on Maison Bellaish, one of the newer shops in the Meatpacking District. Maison Bellaish is a NYC outpost for Victor Bellaish's line of silk dresses and other elaborate evening wear, offering made to order services.
Located at 36 Little West 12th Street, Maison Bellaish will be holding a trunk show from November 17-19th.
The City of New York has partnered with American Express to start "Small Business Saturday". Everyone knows thanksgiving weekend has "Black Friday" and "Cyber Monday", so American Express is going to help smaller shops, stores and restaurants attract customers on a day of their own.
Smaller shops cannot offer the huge discounts seen on Black Friday, but they can offer their own types of incentives, and American Express is pledging to provide $100 in Facebook advertising to 10,000 small business owners.
To sign your business up or learn more, go here.
Just recently opened is "Tzigan", a new gilded lounge and late night hangout, directly below La Gazetta, as part of Villa Pacri. Tzigan is open Thursday through Saturday nights, from 10:30pm to 4am. Operated by the owners of Bagatelle and RdV, Tzigan is covered in gold; from the furniture to the walls. Check out their coverage in the NY Times here.
Located at 55 Gansevoort Street, reservations at: (212) 924-5559
Check out this amazing video on The Lobster Place, in Chelsea Market. The Lobster Place has a Hunts Point distribution center and a store on Bleecker Street along with their humongous outpost in Chelsea Market. They serve incredibly fresh sushi and supply some of the best restaurants in NYC.
Yesterday, WWD announced that Olivier Theyskens is the new artistic director for Theory, along with the Theysken's Theory label that he has recently launch. Theyskens is a notable Belgian designer, famous for working with more exclusive European fashion brands. His new collection for Theory will be available in the Fall 2011 collection.
Check out the whole article here. Image courtesy of Dominique Maitre.