Recently Bond in the Langham Hotel held their final “Timeless Tuesday” presentation for 2014 that showcased Skea slope wear styled by Boston’s best Kathy Benharris.
Scene&Style was on site early to catch all the backstage action that had fashions finest perfecting the finishing touches; Arturo Draper was dolling up the Dynasty models like Sophie Weidhaas – Creative Director of Polished Magazine with hair and makeup. Close by was the Langham resident cosmetic queen, Amanda McCarthy giving Boston’s top model Simone Aptekman tasteful beauty with her makeup brush that can only come from her creative hand.
Pulling all the looks together and steaming the final seems were Benharris’s flawless team; Kim Dam and Billie Francis who are Beharris’s top to-go to’s. It also featured favorites like Megan Borges who can be found behind the scenes of top runway productions. Catching all the action was fashion photographer and industry favorite Dimonika Bray.
The night began with class that comes with Benharis, a VIP guest list that included a tasty cocktail from sponsor Kettle One. Luckily Scene&Style was planning on the press pit as there wasn’t an available seat in the lounge. The event drew in socialites like; the always stunning, Denise Dunbar, high-end photographer Dan Minicucci, the lovely and multi-talented Amber Lu, Daniel James Forrester, Rita Bean, Ivona Owens Owner of the chic Ultima Moda Magazine, President/Designer from Skea Diane Boyer and many more.
To Mcee the event and give away FREE lift tickets was Olympian Pam Fletcher and owner of Nashoba Vally resort.
The first set of slope styles to hit the runway; featured bright solid colors for the jacket and pant suits to keep you toasty warm on the “vertical runway” and perfectly styled by Benharris who can bring glamour to bulky layers. Next was a classy collection for the bunny slopes that brought a subtle touch of animal prints accompanied by a tasteful fur that brings every aspect of the winter weather in a flattering manor. Following was a piece by the gown guru, David Josef. His timeless shimmer couture dress was paired with that clutch winter jacket from Skea that would get you gorgeous to that holiday affair.
The dazzling diva Simone Aptekman hit the runway in a Julie Kontos original meant for that New Year cocktail affair finished with accessories from Race&Grant that give you flashy attention with obvious style. The finale and collaboration of the evening was a stunning metallic crop top with matching knee length skirt from Julie Kontos paired with a purple puffy jacket from Skea, accessories from Race&Grant along with a tiara that polished the look from Stephanie Pernice. The outfit was perfection from head to toe that brought class, style and comfort for a solid season look.
Nobody does it better than Benharris! She brought out the heavy hitters of fashion; David Josef, Tracy Belben, Helena Thorne Marrin Grant, Iam Kréyol, Stanley Rameau, EJ Battle, Julie Kontos, Stephanie Pernice and the one and only Iggy Barskov to demand and acquire a perfect runway production. She always holds herself to a standard and is the definition of a Gordon Ramsey in fashion.
The styling doesn’t stop there; Give yourself more time for holiday fun and let Kathy take care of the gifts with her, “Shopping Gets Personal” a complimentary personal shopping service.
A personal shopper can shop with your guests or they can meet at the Copley Place after your personal shopper has located the perfect items on your wish list. Whether it’s shopping for gifts, holiday outfits, or adding key pieces to a wardrobe, your personal shopper will help outfit your guests in the latest fashions that will fit their individual style.
Your personal shopper will shop with your guests at all of Copley Places’ stores and knows what the stores have in stock just for you! Some retailors will even extend special promotions and benefits to guests when shopping with Copley Place’s personal shopper.
With absolutely no sales pressure and a complete focus on delivering the highest level of customer service, this is all about providing your guests with an exceptional personal styling and shopping experience.
This is the ultimate shopping experience for your guests! Copley Place has a new personal shopper service headed by Benharris that will finish its trial run on January 31st, which will assist your guests with all their shopping needs. To schedule a complimentary appointment please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
With the holidays here you can’t beat the experience Benharris will bring. Be sure to follow @SceneAndStyle on social media for upcoming show updates and where to find us “on site”