Welcome back to Line Sheet, and thanks for being here, as always. It’s a bizarre, smoky week for my swing through Manhattan—hope you’re all staying safe out there.
I’ve spent these 2.5 days (mostly indoors) at the Women of Impact Summit, on Wednesday, and at the French American Chamber of Commerce event, where it was great to reconnect with mass market and luxury friends, alike. I was also lucky to sneak in cocktails at the home of Maria McManus, whose line of wardrobe essentials has become a key sales driver at independent boutiques across the country. She was co-hosting a shopping party with stylist Clare Richardson, the proprietor of Reluxe, one of the niche resale sites shaping the experience of buying secondhand luxury goods online. Two examples of how “real” women are shopping today, linked together in an elegant way.
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|The very minute I landed in New York I was absolutely pummeled with various rumors. (And I’m always happy to take a beating, on or offline: you can always find me on email, phone, Instagram, Signal, Whatsapp, etc…)
The one that rose up from the rubble was that Vanessa Friedman, The New York Times’ longtime chief fashion critic...
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