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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.

NYFW Spring 2015: Concept Korea

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

Maison Kitsune Spring 2015 Presentation

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Elise Diamantini highlights a few of her latest showroom visits.

New & Novel Stores: Supply & Advise

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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.”

New & Novel Stores: East Dane

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Mixing editorial and commerce, Amazon’s menswear site East Dane was conceived as a “global online shopping destination,” says the site’s fashion director Jonathan Evans.

New & Novel Stores: Meyvn

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The aesthetic at Meyvn, Noah Zagor’s Logan Square, Chicago store, is clean and minimal, taking inspiration from Scandinavian and Japanese modern design.

Bread & Butter’s January 2015 Edition to Stay in Berlin

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After feedback from a majority of Bread & Butter’s exhibitors and attendees, Karl-Heinz Muller opted to keep the show in Berlin.