The Couture Show

COUTURE Community Gathers to Celebrate 20 Years of Design and Distinction

May 28, 2015

COUTURE Community Gathers to Celebrate 20 Years of Design and Distinction
Excitement and Enthusiasm Define this Years Event

Las Vegas, NV—A noticeable energy and contagious sense of excitement characterized the opening day of COUTURE 2015. Now celebrating its 20th year, this year’s event brings with it several familiar names and faces to the retailer and designer community, as well as a number of remarkable new additions.

“It’s so gratifying to see how genuinely happy everyone is to be here,”noted COUTURE Director, Gannon Brousseau. “The designers and brands have worked so hard all year to prepare for this event, so to see all of that incredibly hard work on display is fantastic. And when you walk through the halls and in and out of the villas and everyone is too busy to do more than smile and wave, we know we’ve put together an event we can really be proud of.”

“We’re off to a great start,”enthused Jennifer Shanker, Principal of Muse Showroom. “We’ve already seen a lot of great retailers on the first day and so I’m very happy! We’re also really excited to introduce new designers to long-standing retailers, and long-standing designers to new retailers. We’re looking forward to a really great show.”

“Baume & Mercier is thrilled to be exhibiting for the first time at The COUTURE Show,”said Michelle Peranteau, Director of Marketing and Communications for the brand. “It is the perfect atmosphere to meet with our retailers and connect with key editors as we showcase our novelties and celebrate all of life’s moments.”

“If you’re a brand looking for new business, this is exactly where you want to be,”explained Robert Peterman, Vice President of Hermes. “The quality of the retailer is exactly what you want, and it’s a great ambiance in which to meet and greet. We’re very happy to be here.”

“It’s a pleasure to be here,”said Melissa Geiser, Jewelry Buyer for Stanley Korshak. “It’s relaxing, everyone that I know or that I want to know is here. We look forward to it all year; this is the best show of the entire year!”

“The show is wonderful, we love COUTURE!”enthused Candy Udell, President of London Jewelers. “I’ve been coming for 20 years and we hope it goes on forever!”

The COUTURE Show is taking place at Wynn Las Vegas until Monday, June 1. To obtain press credentials or to receive images from COUTURE 2015, please contact Michelle Orman at (646) 302-5521 or via email at michelle@LastWordComm.com.