Key new lines include Love Tanjane at Valerie & Co.; Smitten at S. Collier; Zina Eva handbags at Aqua Showroom; Boo Gemes and Paper White at Mider Group; Cacharel at Laurie Hasson Showroom; Holly Morgan at Elizabeth French, and Pearl at Theresa Matthew Studio.
FIG, located downtown in the Arts District, features 52 permanent showrooms and the Shop temporary exhibits on the second floor, with Juicy Couture, 12th Street by Cynthia Vincent, Rebecca Taylor, Betseyville handbags and others.
Cass & Co., the luxury shapewear line, opened a corporate room in May and will celebrate at the August market.
FIG will host its traditional Thursday evening cocktail party for buyers and exhibitors at 5 p.m. in the lobby. Throughout the show, Neiman Marcus will offer complimentary makeovers by Shu Uemura and Jo Malone plus beauty treatments and nutriceuticals from Perricone MD Cosmeceuticals.
In an effort to foster networking among buyers and sales representatives, FIG suggests they meet for drinks or dinner Thursday at 7 p.m. at Stephan Pyles restaurant, Friday at 7 p.m. at Bolla Bar in the Stoneleigh Hotel and Saturday at 7 p.m. at Hotel ZaZa’s Dragonfly restaurant. The gatherings are not hosted or sponsored by FIG.