South Coast Plaza Debuts Its Men’s Folio Lookbook

Berluti to unveil an exclusive leather patina at the Men’s Folio
reception on Sept. 24

COSTA MESA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–South Coast Plaza is launching Men’s Folio, the international shopping
destination’s first lookbook devoted entirely to luxury men’s fashion
and accessories. To celebrate the fall debut issue, South Coast Plaza
and Berluti are hosting a private reception beginning at 6 p.m. on Sept.
24, 2015 at the Berluti store.

“With the international growth in the menswear category, we wanted to
shine the spotlight on our unparalleled collection of men’s boutiques,
which represent some of the world’s most coveted names, from
fashion-forward brands to esteemed sartorial leaders,” said Debra Gunn
Downing, Executive Director of Marketing at South Coast Plaza.

Men’s Folio showcases nine luxury brands: Berluti, Boss, Burberry, Dolce
& Gabbana, Salvatore Ferragamo, Giorgio Armani, Louis Vuitton, Oliver
Peoples and Ralph Lauren. It features international model Helge
Gjerstad, who frequently graces major runway shows, and key fall looks
curated by South Coast Plaza. Men’s Folio will arrive in 100,000 select
residences this month with The Wall Street Journal and The New
York Times

At the Sept. 24 reception, Berluti’s in-house master colorist will
unveil a leather patina exclusively available at the South Coast Plaza
store and demonstrate the fine craftsmanship for which the Paris
shoemaker is known. The new shade will be paired with a cocktail created
especially for the evening.


Renowned as a major global shopping destination, South Coast Plaza is
home to more than 250 prominent boutiques, critically-acclaimed
restaurants and the adjacent celebrated Segerstrom Center for the Arts.
Its unparalleled collection of diverse retailers, from Bottega Veneta,
Cartier and Van Cleef & Arpels to Hermès, Gucci, Roger Vivier, Coach,
UNIQLO and more – along with its customized concierge services, makes it
Southern California’s premier shopping experience. South Coast Plaza is
located in Orange County, California, in the city of Costa Mesa.
or 800.782.8888.


The foundations of Berluti date back to Paris in 1895 and have been
built by four generations of the Berluti family, who cultivated an
exceptional know-how in the mastery of last making, a deep understanding
of fine footwear and a passion for leather and patina. Berluti today is
more than a bootmaker; in 2005 fine leather goods were introduced and in
2011, with the appointment of Artistic Director Alessandro Sartori, a
complete clothing collection. The tailoring know-how of Arnys workshops
has been deployed to create the “Grande Mesure” fully bespoke tailoring
service, supplementing the House’s shoemaking expertise and opening up
unlimited horizons, with the option of a head-to-toe bespoke wardrobe.
The made-to-measure and ready-to-wear clothing collections offer an
innovative alternative, while remaining firmly rooted in the Berluti


South Coast Plaza
Debra Gunn Downing, 714.435.2021