Circa Announces Support of CFDA Designers with Launch of First-ever Circa Lounge at MBFW
Showcasing Fall 2011 Accessories Collections of Select Group of Top CFDA Designers
New York, NY – February 10, 2011 – CIRCA, the leading global buyer of fine jewelry from the public, announces the launch of the first-ever CIRCA LOUNGE – showcasing Fall 2011 accessories from a select group of top Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) designers including Vera Wang, Tory Burch, Dennis Basso and Elie Tahari – at Lincoln Center beginning Thursday, February 10th throughout Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week. The CIRCA Lounge will kick-off Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week with an event hosted by Chris Del Gatto, Chairman & CEO of CIRCA, Stephanie Winston Wolkoff, Director of Fashion at Lincoln Center and IMG Fashion Consultant and Steven Kolb, Executive Director of the CFDA, that will showcase a selection of magnificent estate jewelry from CIRCA’s collection.
‘As the largest buyer of and recognized authority on fine jewelry, diamonds and watches, we are proud to provide the CIRCA Lounge at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week to showcase Fall 2011 accessories collections of these top CFDA accessories designers handpicked by me and a select group of industry insiders,’ said Chris Del Gatto, Chairman & CEO of CIRCA.
The CIRCA Lounge marks the commencement of a new industry initiative – CIRCA will continue its support of the accessories industry and the CFDA throughout the year donating 10% of the purchase price of designated jewelry purchases from the public to the CFDA for on-going initiatives offering assistance, advice and support to its accessories designers.
In adddition to CIRCA’s presentation of estate jewelry on February 10th, the CIRCA Lounge will feature day-long accessories exhibits from the following CFDA designers: Vera Wang, Elie Tahari, Tory Burch, Dennis Basso, Tracy Reese and Rebecca Minkoff offering media, buyers and VIP’s a first-hand look at their Fall 2011 accessories collections. The CIRCA Lounge schedule is as follows:
• Thursday, February 10: CIRCA Lounge Opening hosted by Chris Del Gatto, Stephanie Winston Wolkoff and Steven Kolb showcasing magnificent estate jewelry from CIRCA’s collection. 6:00 – 8:00PM.
• Friday, February 11: Rebecca Minkoff presents Rebecca Minkoff Collection.
• Saturday, February 12: Dennis Basso presents Fall 2011 accessories collection.
• Sunday, February 13: Tory Burch presents Fall 2011 accessories collection.
• Monday, February 14: Tracy Reese presents Fall 2011 accessories collection.
• Tuesday, February 15: Vera Wang presents Fall 2011 accessories collection.
• Wednesday, February 16: Elie Tahari presents Fall 2011 Accessories Collection.
• Thursday, February 17: CIRCA/ IMG Accessories Press Event.
CIRCA is the leading global buyer of jewelry, diamonds and watches from the public. With offices throughout the US, Asia and Europe, CIRCA has become the first-ever luxury brand on the “buy side” of the jewelry business. As one of the largest remarketers of jewelry in the world, CIRCA is committed to promoting sustainability by reducing the environmental impact of mining for precious metals and gemstones. We believe that every diamond that CIRCA puts back into the marketplace is one less that has to be mined. CIRCA is headquartered in New York City with offices in Chicago, Palm Beach, San Francisco, Washington DC and internationally in Barcelona and Hong Kong. For more information, please visit www.circajewels.com
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