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Many have been anticipating the long-awaited arrival of the full-price men's site from Gilt Groupe, which is set to launch late in the summer. The name for the site has finally been announced as Park & Bond. Taken from two streets in Manhattan known for its stylish retailers and residents, Park Avenue and Bond Street. While Park Avenue leans more towards timeless elegance, the site will be balanced by the downtown edge of Bond Street.
What can we expect come end of summer? The release notes:
We can't wait to view the site when it goes live later this summer, but in the mean time we're registering our email address now.
With approximately 80 brands at launch, Park & Bond will outfit the luxury customer with a mix of fashion and wardrobe staples that every man needs—and that is not currently offered in one place. Among the highly curated selection of brands launching with the site are Alexander McQueen, Isaia, Etro, Paul Smith, N. Hoolywood, A.P.C., Neil Barrett, Thomas Pink, Todd Snyder, Vince, Theory, Common Projects, Brooks Brothers, and Florsheim by Duckie Brown.
"Today's man does not dress in one brand from head to toe. He picks his favorite pieces and assembles a look that represents him—Park & Bond will encourage and enable customers to easily do just that," said Brooke Cundiff, who is in charge of merchandising for the new site.
· Park & Bond [Official Site]
· If you want discounted menswear now, head to Gilt Man.