New Documentary Colette Mon Amour Remembers Paris’s Coolest Store

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To watch Colette, Mon Amour, the new documentary about the beloved Paris boutique, at a time when “going inside a store” and “mingling with other people” both feel like alien activities hits, as they say, different. Watching, I was immediately transported to the last time I walked through the doors of the store on the Rue Saint-Honoré. It was during Paris Fashion Week, and I was there to see a fashion show being held upstairs, but first I had to ford my way through a first floor full of excited elbow-to-elbow shoppers excitedly brandishing their finds.

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Andelman, Rousseaux, and the Colette crew at the store’s closing in 2017.

Karl Hab

A few months after I made that visit, in December 2017, Colette closed its doors after 20 years, and in the film celebrities and designers mourn

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Comings and Goings: Mary’s Fashion Style, Tres Islas Mariscos, Cocopah Korner Store | Business

Husband-and-wife team Maria L. and Martin Torres Jr. recently celebrated the grand opening of their new clothing boutique. Mary’s Fashion Style is located at 172 S. 4th Ave., in the strip mall across from the Yuma Landing and right next to Tacos Mi Rancho.

The Yuma County Chamber of Commerce helped the Torres celebrate with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesday.

Mary’s Fashion Style features designs for men and women, shoes, sneakers, sportswear, accessories and dresses in various sizes, including plus.

The boutique is open 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday. For more information, call 928-920-6532.

A new seafood and taco shop debuted on Saturday in the Foothills. Mildred and Hector Casillas opened Tres Islas Mariscos y Tacos at 11411 S. Fortuna Road, Suite 204, in the Yuma East Shopping Center, in the former Taste of Mexico space.

The restaurant features shrimp cocktails, shrimp and fish tacos, aguachile, shrimp

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Jonny Cota on Being Amazon Fashion’s ‘Guinea Pig’ and His ‘Pandemic-Proof’ Store

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“Making the Cut” winner Jonny Cota knows something about one of the industry’s most burning questions: Is Amazon really interested in fashion?

“It’s tricky…” said the Los Angeles designer outside his retail store opening Aug. 1 at Row DTLA, which will be the exclusive brick-and-mortar store carrying the Jonny Cota Studio “Metamorphosis” collection that launched in April on Amazon after he won the fashion reality competition series and $1 million prize.

“Customers today are responding more to a lifestyle element, the way things are shot, getting rid of the white background, showing a little more realness, and Amazon is not there,” he said, while acknowledging Amazon’s systems (at least pre-pandemic) are exceptional. “Right now, guidelines are very strict, every background needs to be white, there can’t be a single accessory unless the thing is sold in the photo. This caters to an

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