Celebrity Jewelry Designer, Margo Manhattan, unveiled her latest collection of bold, edgy, elegant, rock ‘n’ roll chic designs, created exclusively for EVINE Live (evine.com), at Manhattan’s Studio 450 on Tuesday, September 29th, 2015.
Guests were welcomed with embossed leather bracelets with Margo’s signature cross as an entrance pass to the exclusive loft party. The designer’s latest video streamed on the wall and showcases of Barbie Dolls on Harley’s with custom leather outfits Margo Designed especially for the occasion set the ROCKER tone and mirrored Margo’s style and Gold Coast Motor Sports supplied Margo’s favorite bikes, a Triumph and Ducati for her guests to pose on.
Views of the Manhattan skyline were apropos for the native New Yorker who made a Grand Entrance in her custom designed leather and Silk Organza Rockstar gown designed by Carla Dawn Behrle. Complete with her very own custom armor in Margo’s iconic style belt and matching collar and harness for Mika, her German shepherd mascot.
Models dressed in rhinestone studded Team GOGO Tee’s and Margo’s latest collection served a selection of hors d’oeuvres generously provided by New York restaurant The Marshal and cocktails from Avion Tequila, Nuvo, Elite Vodka and Birthday Cake Wines lined the bars. Throughout the night, DJ Johnny “Danger” Stuart who rocked the party with an eclectic mix of rock ‘n’ roll classics and today’s hits.
Notable guests included: Margo Manhattan (Celebrity Jewelry Designer); Penny Burnett (CMO, EVINE Live); Nicole Miller (Fashion Designer); Jason Binn (Publisher, Dujour Media); Satia Ricketts (Owner, The Beauty Loft); Event Planner Sande Finkel (President, Sande Finkel Marketing Solutions); Laurie Wolfe (Creative Director & Principal, Wolfe Design Consulting); and famed photographer Luciana Pampalone.
The event featured a surprise performance by singer Josh Shapiro, who performed three songs including a cover of “You Raise Me Up.” Following his performance, CMO of EVINE Live Penny Burnett addressed the crowd, and formally welcomed Margo Manhattan to the EVINE Live family. Margo Manhattan then thanked her creative TEAM GOGO Sande Finkle, Laurie Wolfe, and Luciana Pampalone for helping her execute her vision for her brand. Margo formally welcomed all attendees to be her extended “Team Gogo” family. Then Margo dedicated Serenade, her favorite Ballet, to her Mother, Prima Ballerina for NYCB’s for the inspiration of the theater as it was a little girls “DreamLand.”
A spectacular event that concluded with Margo Manhattan branded canvas bags in her signature blue and embroidered logo in metallic thread, Margo water, a facial courtesy of Sisley Paris New York, and a copy of the September/October 2015 issue of Art Bodega Magazine featuring Margo on the cover.
Margo Manhattan is set to Launch on EVINE Live on Wednesday November 4th, 2015 at 1:00 PM EST and 5:00 PM EST. Margo’s cutting edge jewelry, previously available only at her exclusive Madison Avenue boutique, will now be available to 88 million viewers on cable and satellite, both on TV and online at EVINE Live debuting on the channels. Margo joins EVINE Live’s elite roster of celebrity and designer lines which include: Marc Bower Unlimited, NV by Nick Verreos, Countess Luann de Lesseps’s clothing line and celebrity chef Todd English.
In addition, the new MARGOMANHATTAN.COM website launched the night of the event with her latest Collections. Visit the Margo Manhattan Boutique Madison Avenue on 88th Street– her beautiful jewel box shop on the Upper East Side, to experience the full breadth of her unique collections. While you’re there, do not miss The Vault, a stunning collection of unique one-of-a-kind pieces, featuring diamonds, emeralds and sapphires, all set in white and yellow gold.
About Margo Manhattan:
Margo Manhattan, an internationally-renowned jewelry designer, was born into a life of art, beauty and culture as the daughter of prima ballerina Karin von Aroldingen and god-daughter to ballet legend George Balanchine. Margo derives inspiration for her designs from the fast pace of New York City and ballet worlds theatrical scenes. Margo’s designs are bold and edgy, yet elegant and sexy. She began dreaming of becoming a jewelry designer when she was a child and started making jewelry in the byzantine technique at the age of 15. As she grew, her passion for metals, stones and jewelry making developed.
After studying jewelry design at New York’s Fashion Institute of Technology, Margo perfected her design skills in Paris at the Studio Bercot. During her time in Paris she began working with fashion icons Karl Lagerfeld, Patrick Kelly and with famed Vogue photographer Arthur Elgort. Not long after her arrival in Paris, Margo’s jewelry was prominently featured in Paris Vogue in a styling shoot by Patrick Demarchelier. Thereafter, Margo Manhattan’s designs were sold around the world from Paris to Hong Kong. Following her time in Paris, Margo Manhattan moved back to New York City in order to continue producing her jewelry line.
For More information, Visit: www.margomanhattan.com
About EVINE Live Inc:
EVINE Live Inc. (NASDAQ: EVLV) is a digital commerce company that offers a compelling mix of proprietary and name brands directly to consumers in an engaging and informative shopping experience via television, online and on mobile. EVINE Live reaches approximately 88 million cable and satellite television homes 24 hours a day with entertaining content that engages its community of customers in a comprehensive digital shopping experience.
For more information about EVINE Live visit: www.evine.com