Robert Redford's Sundance Opens New Store in Leawood, KS


Sundance, a premier lifestyle retailer of women's and men's apparel, footwear, jewelry, accessories, art, and home décor, announces the opening of its newest store within the Kansas City metropolitan area, in Leawood, KS. This store, located in Leawood Town Center Plaza & Crossing, will host its grand opening weekend celebration beginning on Thursday, November 9th, 2017.
Leawood Town Center Plaza & Crossing, an open air shopping experience, is located in Leawood, outside of Kansas City, KS. Leawood holds a long standing reputation for arts excellence and cultural distinction. CEO Matey Erdos explains, "We are thrilled to be joining this art-forward community. The Sundance heritage is one of celebrating artistic passion and independent spirit. There is an obvious fit for the Sundance brand through our mutual appreciation for, and recognition of, new forms of creative expression."
Erdos continues, "The Leawood store offers our customers a unique experience, one we are privileged to provide. The design of the store is artisan inspired, bringing the distinctive Sundance lifestyle to the culturally rich area, and we are confident our loyal supporters will make it a great success."
In support of the victims of the recent events and natural disasters around the United States, Sundance will donate a portion of the proceeds from the grand opening weekend to the American Red Cross of Kansas City, a humanitarian organization working to provide relief to victims of disaster and help people prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies.
The opening of the Leawood Town Square Center Plaza & Crossing Sundance Store continues the company's recent retail expansion. Since August of 2015, Sundance has opened stores in Edina, MNDallas, TXSouthlake, TXScottsdale, AZTigard, ORSan Diego, CAAtlanta, GA, adding to its existing legacy stores in Park Meadows, CO and Corte Madera, CA.  The company plans to expand their retail locations over the next several years. One-of-a-kind pieces and Sundance exclusive items will continue as the cornerstones for product offerings.

An American Road Trip


Jack Canary was a Tech Rep with North American Aviation in China during World War Two. After the War, he continued to work with NAA and also built and restored aircraft. He worked as a consultant on the film “Tora, Tora, Tora” and was killed while flying a PT-22 for the film in 1968. He as an avid photographer who documented many of his adventures in China and the many other places he traveled while working for NAA. This collection of photos is from a family vacation around the American Southwest in the family's Ford Ranch Wagon in the winter of 1951.











Photos via the Jack D. Canary Special Collection Photo, San Diego Air and Space Museum Archive.

See Hong Kong with Cathay Pacific


Visitors traveling on Cathay Pacific Airways to Hong Kong for three nights or more will have their choice of four exciting sightseeing tours, the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) announced today in collaboration with its local tourism partners. Cathay Pacific Airways' passengers with an extended stay of three or more nights in Asia's World City are eligible to enjoy their choice of a complimentary tour, ranging from a day-long, open-top bus ride to a guided walk through the city's entertainment, culture and dining district, Old Town Central.


Valued from $55 to $95 per person, the extended-stay program offers include:
Hop-on Hop-off, Open-top Bus Sightseeing Tour: Witness the city's energy, magnificent skyline, ancient temples, and the beautiful Victoria Harbor aboard a hop-on, hop-off bus tour.
Deluxe Hong Kong Island Combo: Experience the best Hong Kong has to offer with a guided tour to the Victoria Peak, Stanley Market, and Aberdeen Fishing Village
Old Hong Kong - New Experience: Explore the streets and alleys of vibrant Old Town Central – Hong Kong's most quintessential neighborhood. Travelers will journey through fascinating contrasts of East and West, tradition and innovation, the past, present and future, and into the heart of Hong Kong.
Kowloon Cultural & Life Tour:  Journey into the rich history and culture of Kowloon, with visits to the area's diverse collection of landmarks and lively markets. See the exquisite Nan Lian Garden and Chi Lin Nunnery, the Yuen Po Bird Garden, and Nathan Road as your guide shows you around.
For visitors connecting through Hong Kong between six and 24 hours on Cathay Pacific Airways, a distinctive set of experiences will be offered. Travelers can swiftly go into the city and back with a complimentary pass on Airport Express. Or they can purchase one of three Hong Kong experiences at a special price, including:
Hong Kong Disneyland Hotel Cafe: Round-trip shuttle transfer from airport to Hong Kong Disneyland Hotel for a lunch or afternoon tea at Walt's Café.
360 Transit in Lantau Island: Round-trip aboard Ngong Ping cable car with 360-degree views of the Tian Tan Buddha Statue and South China Sea, featuring entrance to three themed attractions including Walking with Buddha guided tour.
Hong Kong Disneyland Visit: Round-trip shuttle transfer from airport to Hong Kong Disneyland and 1-day park ticket to Hong Kong Disneyland theme park.
All travel must be booked and purchased via Cathay Pacific Airways at cathaypacific.com.
To opt into the extended-stay program, travel must be booked by February 28, 2018 with travel completed by March 31, 2018. The transit option requires travel booked by May 31, 2018 with travel completed by June 30, 2018 for the special stopover offers.
For more information visit cathaypacific.com or discoverhongkong.com.
About Hong Kong: Hong Kong's storied history, award-winning food and libations, vibrant arts and culture scene, and stunning great outdoors has made it widely-known as one of the most exhilarating destinations in the world. Its memorizing contrasts of east and west, modern and ancient, and urban and nature leaves its visitors endless choices when planning a trip to Asia's World City. Visit www.discoverhongkong.com for more information; follow Hong Kong Tourism Board on Twitter at @HongKongTourism for the latest Hong Kong news and trends.

SOURCE Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB)

Autocamp Russian River


AutoCamp's luxury Airstream accommodations along the Russian River are outfitted with modern design and hotel-style amenities and services, AutoCamp offers a premium getaway in the heart of Sonoma Wine Country for romantic couples and active families, and a unique retreat just one hour from Sonoma Raceway.


The first AutoCamp property debuted in Santa Barbara, California in 2013 to rave reviews and has enjoyed almost continuous sell-out occupancy, often waitlisting more than six-months in advance. Now an officially licensed partner of Airstream Inc., AutoCamp is a vacation experience like none other – providing complete access to modern conveniences while also being in the heart of the mighty outdoors.


24 custom Airstream Trailers,10 fully equipped luxury tents and a modern Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired architectural lounge and reception pavilion encompass the Russian River property –with wooded walking paths, indoor and outdoor lounges and campfires/ BBQs at each guest suite, the property also provides easy access to the Russian River. Curated artisanal food and drink offerings will also be available, along with thoughtful amenities such as bocce courts and other outdoor games, specialty bicycles, tennis and more.


Being only 90 minutes north of San Francisco, the Russian River is a bountiful area with close proximities to Pacific Ocean beaches and the premier wine growing capitals of North America. This unique area is not only home to artists, creatives, and outdoor enthusiasts, but also weekend homeowners and tourists.


The Russian River area boasts an amazing breadth of tremendous activities to plan a weekend around, including canoeing, hiking, great food, wine, giant Redwoods, and beaches of both river and ocean.


Average nightly rates are expected to be $225/night at the Russian River location. To book your stay visit Autocamp's official website HERE.

Photos by - Aubrie Pick


Absolut Elyx The Copper Cab


Luxury vodka brand Absolut Elyx has debuted the world's most fashion forward car by transforming a 1949 Cadillac Fleetwood 75 into a custom copper cab.  The bespoke concept is the ultimate in lux transportation and has been spotted throughout New York City around the clock for Fashion Week.  The brand has curated a complete Elyx experience transporting A-list talent and industry elite to some of the most buzzed about shows while providing fanciful comfort and top-notch service.


The copper cab kicked-off on Saturday, September 9th chauffeuring top influencers including Andrea Pion, Natalie SuarezDylana SuarezTessa BartonErica Choi, and more.  MILK Studios Editorial Director Mathias Rosenzweigconducted live interviews as they transported fashion notables to and from shows at Skylight Clarkson Sq. Celebrities have also been spotted riding in the customized copper cab to fashion shows including Alice + Olivia, Self Portrait, Jill StuartAlexander Wang, Phillip Plein and more.  It is set to pop-up at Bono's EDUN Collection Store Opening and will conclude on September 13th.
The taxi interior features an Absolut Elyx signature pineapple damask wallpaper, copper disco ball, Polaroid camera, an eclectic mix of vintage pieces fusing classic New York glam with a modern-day concept and a fashionable chauffeur outfitted in a custom copper sequin blazer.



Every drop of Elyx is distilled in a vintage copper still, which plays a unique role in the distillation process and inspired the copper lifestyle surrounding the brand. Paying homage to the iconic New York City taxis, the copper cab is a playful modern interpretation of the iconic checker cab service with hospitality at its core. Consumers seeking more copper are directed to the unique Elyx Boutique to purchase the brand's playful copper pieces including their coveted pineapple gift set, barware, martini kits, copper cups and a variety of fashion and home décor items.  
"Absolut Elyx has become so much more than just a spirit," says Jonas Tahlin, CEO and founder of Absolut Elyx. "As a brand, Elyx truly embodies true luxury and will continue to span across fashion and lifestyle markets."
With past stunts from the luxury vodka brand including a copper helicopter, the 1949 Cadillac Fleetwood 75 Copper Cab is the first of its kind and has quickly stolen the spotlight on the streets of New York.

Silver King


Tucked away Chatsworth, Silver King is keeping The Valley's western heritage alive and well. Founded in 1975 by Miguel and Maria Dávalos to produce high-quality handcrafted leather and silver work, the company has built a reputation with clients around the world.


Today Miguel Dávalos Jr. carries on in his father's footsteps, creating unique one of a kind creation and production work in leather, silver, and gold. Miguel's sister Malila has grown the brand to new heights, taking the company to new markets and developing partnerships within the western industry. Silver King is still a family business fueled by passionate people. From customized one of a kind belts and buckles to trophies, jewelry, and memorials Silver King tackles nearly any project.

For more check out their official site HERE.










American Girl: Anemone Jones


Location: Route 66, Victorville, California
Photographer: Mike Satterfield