AsiaStore at Asia Society and Museum was thrilled to play host to George Oliphant, for an NBC shopping segment in which the store was highlighted as “one of the best places to shop on the Upper East Side.” NBC’s George to the Rescue finds that “AsiaStore is proof that shopping can also be a creative experience.” Strolling through textiles, accessories and jewelry by renowned designers and emerging artisans, George comments that visitors are “drawn in by AsiaStore’s wide selection of books on Asian art and culture” and should not miss AsiaStore’s unique home accents. Watch the clip of his visit, now being shown on NBC.com and in local taxis, to “one of the best museum stores in New York.”
Lots of excitement as Secretary Clinton arrives at Asia Society! Check out the 14 minute mark of her speech were she mentions that a trip to Asia Society is always welcome as it gives her the opportunity to shop AsiaStore ! http://asiasociety.org/video/policy-politics/hillary-clinton-holbrooke-memorial-address-complete
Zagat — It’s worth a detour, “even if you’re not going to the museum” attests aficionados of this East 70s gift shop that’s the next best thing to “taking a trip” given its many items you otherwise “won’t find without traveling to Asia”, including “lovingly chosen” crafts, clothing, jewelry, furniture and books “from Japan to India”; despite its “fabulous design”, the shoji-screened space is “smallish”, while the “markups” can be “over-the-top-of the Great Wall!”
Jill Krementz from New York Social Diary visited Asia Society to view the critically acclaimed: Arts of Ancient Viet Nam: From River Plain to Open Sea exhibit. Jill knows, however, that a visit to Asia Society isn’t complete without a splurge at AsiaStore. She highlights AsiaStore’s unique Vietnamese handicraft as well as glimpses of the stunning 2010 designer collections that are now avaliable at AsiaStore.
AsiaStore is delighted to be featured in The Financial Times! Here’s what they had to say:
“Indeed, the Met’s only competition seems to be the Asia Society and Museum down the road on Park Avenue. It specialises in a dazzling array of Asian and Asian-American designer jewellery, mostly made in India and Thailand. Prices can go as high as $16,500 for a necklace from the Lotus de Vivre Om Mane Padme Hum collection.”
To read the whole article click here.
AsiaStore prides itself on representing the innovative and creative works of Asian and Asian American design talent and jewelry is no exception ! Kai-Yin Lo; Lotus de Vivre; Wynn Wynn Ong; Alice Kuo; Coomi Bhasin; Rita Chung; Rose and Lloyd; Zina Kao; Zayd Marakim; Hannah Ha; Mousumi Shaw; Rosena Sammi; Kristina Kada and Yu Yin & Shao Ming Li are among AsiaStore’s spotlighted jewelry designers. AsiaStore has a wide range of jewelry to fit any taste and price range. Stop by AsiaStore to find your special piece today!
AsiaStore was featured on the program Zagat’s Shopping Report on the channel NY1 today. We are proud to have been voted as one of the top museum shops in New York by the esteemed Zagat’s guide!
To view the program click here.