Georgina Chapman and Keren Craig paired up in 2004 to create the elegant line of eveningwear, Marchesa. Their unique designs of Asian and vintage-inspired gowns gained much attention and popularity in the fashion world. Their dresses have been worn by some of today’s hottest celebrities including Sandra Bullock, Kate Hudson, Taylor Swift, and Eva Longoria.The Marchesa collection is available at Neiman Marcus, Bergdorf Goodman, Harrods, and several specialty boutiques throughout the world.
Where were you born ?
GC: London, England KC: Lucerne, Switzerland
How long in New york:
GC: West Village KC: Chelsea
Co-Founders of Marchesa
GC: Waverly Inn KC: Monkey Bar
Best place for late night dining:
GC: The Darby KC: Kenmare
Best Sunday brunch:
GC: Morandi KC: SoHo House
GC: Boom Boom Room at the Standard KC: Don Hills
Best place for a power business meeting:
Both: Marchesa offices
If you have out of town guests, which hotel would you recommend?
GC: The Lowell KC: The Mark
Favorite shopping venue/boutique:
Both: Bergdorf Goodman
Best place to buy Jewelry/Watches:
GC: Garrard KC: Lorraine Schwartz, Harry Winston
Both: The Met Costume Institute Gala
Best Aspect of New york:
New York is a dynamic, high-energy environment in which anything can happen. We love the high-paced energy and diversity.
GC: The Met KC: MoMA
Favorite historic/legendary place to see or explore:
GC: Central Park KC: The Cloisters