About Elise Diamantini

Elise Diamantini, managing editor, covers the contemporary market for MR Magazine and MRketplace.com. A former MR intern, Elise graduated from the Fashion Institute of Technology with a bachelor’s degree in advertising and marketing communications and an associate’s degree in fashion merchandising. Elise resides in Manhattan’s Lower East Side, a neighborhood perfect for people-watching and trend-spotting.

The Tie Bar Launches Pop-Up

The Tie Bar Pop-up-FEATURED

Online retailer TheTieBar.com opened a 3,200 sq. ft. shop in Lincoln Park, Chicago that will stay open through the holidays.

Bronze Fondue Rocks at Rothmans

Bronze Fondue at Rothmans

Rothmans kicked off its Canali trunk show with a very special performance by Canali senior account exec (and drummer) Peter Belci’s band, Bronze Fondue.

East Dane Celebrates its First Anniversary

EAST DANE One Year Anniversary

EastDane.com celebrated its one-year anniversary last night at the 3×1 store in Manhattan and launched a 24-piece capsule collection with 12 of its top brands.

NYFW Spring 2015: Concept Korea


Elise Diamantini on Concept Korea’s spring 2015 runway show.

Maison Kitsune Spring 2015 Presentation


Elise Diamantini: French brand Maison Kitsune showcased its spring 2015 collection as a part of MADE Fashion Week in New York City.

John Varvatos Opens First Store in London


Ringo Starr and Jimmy Page helped John Varvatos celebrate the opening of his first European store on London’s Conduit Street last week.

In the Market: Spring 2015

Surfside Supply

Elise Diamantini looks at two newcomers to the U.S. market, Chris Manley’s Surfside Supply and Japanese cult knitwear brand Tomorrowland.

Sam Malouf Adds Women’s Wear


Burlingame, California’s Sam Malouf recently announced the addition of women’s wear to the store’s mix. Collections like Jason Wu, Brunello Cucinelli, Nina Ricci and Victoria Beckham will be available for the fall 2014 season. “Customers have been asking for a collection of women’s wear since we opened our doors in 2010. We listened and are […]

In the Market: Spring 2015


Elise Diamantini highlights a few of her latest showroom visits.

New & Novel Stores: Supply & Advise

Jonathan Eyal-FEATURED

Jonathan Eyal opened Supply & Advise in midtown Miami in June 2013. “We were searching for a permanent location, but decided to do something temporary timed for Art Basel.”