|MYHABIT.COM Introduces Exclusive Curated and Vintage Sale Events|
SEATTLE, Sep 12, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --
MYHABIT (www.myhabit.com), a new membership-only fashion destination from Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN), today announced the first in a series of curated and vintage sale events offering customers access to exciting collections at a broad range of price points. "The Curator" series of events will include hand-picked items from the industry's top tastemakers. "Archive" events will feature vintage luxury and designer clothing, jewelry and accessories.
The first curation debuts today with a unique offering from Janie Bryant, lauded costume designer from the hit TV show "Mad Men." Bryant will share her retro-modern aesthetic and give MYHABIT customers the chance to channel that look by shopping Bryant's hand-picked collection. The event features coveted items including a vintage handbag from Hermes and exquisite jewelry from Miriam Haskell and Suzanne Felsen. MYHABIT customers can also watch a video interview with Janie Bryant discussing her style philosophy.
"Every woman should incorporate glamour and vintage into her wardrobe to develop her own unique style," said Janie Bryant. "My curation represents a fusion of some past and present fashions that I love and I'm excited to share it with MYHABIT customers."
Launching September 13, the first vintage premium designer sale for the Archive will unveil classic vintage handbags and jewelry from the legendary fashion house Chanel. Items will be high-value, limited quantity, one-of-a-kind pieces in excellent condition.
"We are always looking to enhance our selection and deliver an element of surprise and the unexpected to our customers," said Jenny Feldman, senior fashion editor for MYHABIT. "The thrill in finding one-of-a-kind product, coupled with the peace-of-mind in buying from a trusted source like Amazon, is an enticing combination."
MYHABIT features daily sales beginning at 9:00 AM PT/12:00 PM ET, and generally lasting 72 hours, from coveted designer brands across women's, men's, children's and home departments. Customers can easily browse by department and sale event, and will experience detailed product pages with in-depth descriptions, videos and images with a zoom feature for up-close details. MYHABIT offers free, instant membership; fast, free shipping and free returns on eligible items. Orders eligible for return will receive credit redeemable from MYHABIT, Amazon.com and Endless.com.
For more information and inspiration on Janie Bryant, go to www.janiebryant.com.
MYHABIT, developed and launched by Amazon.com in 2011, is a membership-only fashion destination offering up to 60 percent off list prices of designer and boutique brands in women's, men's, children's and home departments. The private-sale site features daily, limited-time sales beginning at 9:00 AM PT/12:00 PM ET. MYHABIT is a luxurious fashion destination for shopping hand-picked items, which also sets a new standard in convenience and service with free, instant membership; fast, free shipping and free returns on eligible items.
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