AsiaStore Blog - Press

AsiaStore Press: The New York Post

AsiaStore designers Han Feng, Coomi, and Lotus Arts de Vivre were featured in a gorgeous fashion spread in today’s New York Post. The feature, titled East Meets Best was shot at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in New York City and highlights fashions that are appropriate for celebrating Chinese New Year.

Among the featured items was Han Feng’s stunning red opera coat with “butterfly” appliques. Stop by AsiaStore to get a closer look at these beautiful items in person!

Celebrity Sightings

It is always exciting when we see AsiaStore‘s designers featured in the press, and all the more exciting when regular folk or celebrities are spotted wearing pieces from their collections. Lindsay Lohan (above) was recently snapped wearing designer Rosena Sammi‘s Bliss Letter Necklace.

You can imagine how excited we were to hear that actress Kelly Preston was spotted all over town in designer Alpana Gujral‘s jewelry designs. Preston showed up at the premiere for her film in a stunning Alpana necklace. Later that week she also made an appearance on Conan O’Brien bejeweled in Alpana’s cuff and earrings.

Kelly said she found Alpana’s jewelry to be “refreshing” and nothing like anything she had seen before. We at AsiaStore have to agree.

Stop by AsiaStore to see Alpana Gujral and Rosena Sammi‘s collections.

A New York Holiday!

AsiaStore was delighted to be featured in WABC TV’s special A New York Holiday! which aired on December 15th. If you missed the special, our segment in Part 2 of the program can be viewed here. Be sure to drop by AsiaStore for special holiday gifts and sparkling attire for the New Year!

AsiaStore Press: The New Yorker

AsiaStore was delighted to be featured in the December 3rd issue of The New Yorker Magazine in an article about Museum shops titled “Art and Commerce.”

This is what The New Yorker had to say about AsiaStore:

A visit to Asia Society’s AsiaStore (Park Avenue at 70th Street) will convince you that Asians spend a lot of time pleating. Check out the line of Richard Tsao puckered jackets and the accessories by Han Feng–especially her shimmering shawls with holes that you can slip either your head or your arms through ($200). The dazzling plates by Nima Oberoi look as if they were made out of crinkled foil wrap (in gold, silver, or nickel; $20 and $55).

AsiaStore on TV!

If you missed the Asia Society program on ABC, which featured a segment on AsiaStore you can now view it here:

Tune in for AsiaStore

Be sure to tune in this Saturday, August 18, to WABC-TV! The channel will be airing a half-hour special titled “Sharing Our Future: Asia Society” beginning at 7:30 p.m., ET.

The special, anchored by WABC Eyewitness News co-anchor Liz Cho, will take a behind-the-scenes look at Asia Society, including a segment on AsiaStore!

You like us, you really really like us!

It’s been a very exciting week for us at AsiaStore. Why? The accolades have been pouring in! AsiaStore has just been named “Best Museum Shop” by Avenue Magazine and “Best Asian Accents” in Shecky’s Best in New York 2007 Guide.

best museum shop:
at the Asia Society
725 Park Avenue
(at 70th Street)

Taping at AsiaStore!

It was an exciting day here at AsiaStore! The ABC cameras were rolling as Chief Merchandising Officer Anne Godshall was filmed for an Asia Society special to air on the network’s New York affiliate this summer. The show’s title is still in the works, but the air date is set. Be sure to tune in on Saturday August 18th, at 7:00 pm to see Anne’s interview about AsiaStore, and a whole lot more!

AsiaStore in the Press

AsiaStore makes an appearance in this month’s Contribute magazine which features our beautiful Jim Thompson opera bag. The Thai Silk Company Ltd. is the celebrated company founded by the late American entrepreneur Jim Thompson, who is credited with revitalizing and bringing world fame to the Thai silk industry. AsiaStore is proud to be the exclusive U.S. purveyor of Jim Thompson’s magnificent collection of Thai silk accessories. Stop by the store to view and purchase from our Jim Thompson Collection.

AsiaStore on Fashion Junkie

AsiaStore was delighted to be mentioned on Fashion Junkie today. The newsletter for serial shoppers profiled one of our favorite designers – Han Feng. Read the write up here, and be sure to visit AsiaStore at Asia Society and Museum to view and purchase Han Feng’s designs!