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Simon Spurr Creates First Artist Collaboration for March NYC

Simon Spurr took a break from his full-time job as global creative director of Seven For All Mankind to jet to New York for the launch of his first artist collaboration for his own brand, March NYC. The two-year-old label, which stands for either New Youth Culture or New York City, is a collection of luxury footwear and leather jackets that Spurr created with Todd Courtney. On Friday night, the designer will host an event at L’Estudio on Hester Street to celebrate his first artist collaboration, with Brooklyn-based Todd DiCiurcio. His paintings and drawings are created for and about the music scene and include the Rolling Stones, Portugal The Man and Kings of Leon. March NYC’s leather jacket collab with artist Todd DiCiurcio.  This Chelsea boot is part of the collaboration project.  March NYC is also rooted in music culture, Spurr said, adding that the band Muse has worn his collection on stage. “We wanted to start doing global artist collaborations,” Spurr said, and since DiCiurcio is “a personal friend” whose aesthetic blends well with Spurr’s March NYC collection, it made sense to start with him. They partnered on a leather tour jacket in either white or black and a white Chelsea boot, both of which

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Kay Jewelers Launches “Center of Me” Collection

Kay Jewelers has launched “Center of Me,” a fine jewelry diamond collection inspired by the idea that “love keeps you centered,” according to Toni Zehrer, the brand’s chief merchandising officer. The Center of Me collection, created with pieces versatile for day or evening, showcases a design with two interwoven hearts with a glittering round white diamond. Key styles include pendants, earrings and rings and can be styled separately or stacked to express individuality. As Zehrer said, the Center of Me collection is designed “to make it easy and affordable to find an exceptional gift for that special someone in your life.” The product is crafted in silver or in white, yellow and rose 10K and 14K gold. Price range from $199.99 to $6,999.99. The collection is being sold at Kay Jewelers stores and online. Kay Jewelers is operated by Signet Jewelers Limited. A style from the Center of Me collection. 

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