Last week, for the very first time, Patty Tobin was hosted by Bloomingdale’s personal shopping department, At Your Service, for the designer’s very own private Trunk Show at the store’s famous 59th Street flagship location in New York City!
Being invited to showcase our jewelry with the Personal Shopping department was a huge coo for us – and we don’t mind saying so! Patty and I were both thrilled to have the opportunity to not only meet the wonderful team of personal shoppers at Bloomingdale’s and introduce them to our line, but also to garner the attention of our their clients during our four day trunk show.
The women of At Your Service were lovely hosts. They were not only welcoming, but they were willing to make time to get to know us and to learn more about the line (despite their super jam-packed schedules). We’re extremely happy to report that they all loved, loved, loved the line. And, perhaps even more exciting, they LOVED our price points!
It was so exciting to interact with these women, all of whom are professional expert level shoppers. They are the ones that engage with Bloomingdale’s VIP clientele and in so doing, they are, perhaps more than anyone else, tapped into their customers’ taste, style, and spending preferences. And to receive so much enthusiastic feedback from each of them individually was incredibly encouraging and a real compliment.
Coming up next: Personal Shoppers’ Favorite Patty Tobin pieces and more news on our next AYS Trunk Show Event in December! Stay tuned…
Patty Tobin will be showcasing her fine fashion jewelry collection during Bloomingdale’s “Fashion Smash” event this Thursday, October 23rd at the 59th Street flagship store in NYC. Stop by and see us on the 1st Floor in Fashion Accessories, near the Third Avenue entrance. We will be setup from 10AM to 6PM.
Saturday, October 18, 2014
10:00AM – 3:00PM
The Shops at Riverside, Hackensack, NJ
Bloomingdale’s – Fashion Jewelry
For more information, visit our Events Page.
Stuyvesant Plaza, 1475 Western Avenue, Albany, NY
Saturday, September 27, 2014
11:00AM – 5:00PM
On her recent tour of San Francisco designer Patty Tobin stops to get advice from Confucius in the bay area’s famous Chinatown section. What wisdom will he have to offer on her long awaited West Coast expansion?
The superior woman is modest in her spending, but exceeds in her selection. That is why she who wears Patty Tobin shall be the envy of all who see her.
Stay tuned for more news on our upcoming West Coast Collection at Patty Tobin.
It’s been a longtime coming, but we are thrilled to announce our upcoming Hamptons debut! Later this month, Patty Tobin will be hosted by the very posh Southampton boutique, Dazzelle, for a two-day showcase on Friday, June 27th from 10:00AM – 5:00PM and on Saturday, June 28th from 10:00AM – 5:30PM.
Located on the very chic Jobs Lane amidst the best shopping in the Hamptons, Dazzelle is well known among locals for carrying the very best in fashion, including the latest trends as well as the essential classic styles, and all the accessories to pair with every look from beachy-day to evening gala.
Patty has designed a special Limited Edition collection of sizzling’ summer styles, exclusive to the event. Guests will have the chance to meet the designer, browse her colorful new collection, and be the first — and only — to snag the beautiful one-of-a-kind handcrafted necklaces.
We are thrilled to showcase our newest Affordable Luxury jewels at Dazzelle. The specialty boutique is the perfect fit for Patty Tobin jewelry. Pairing classic elegance with fashion-forward looks that are both fun and sophisticated is the perfect combination for this special shop and that’s just what we do!
Described as “wearable art” by many of her customers, Patty Tobin’s eye-catching pieces range in styles from the big statement necklaces we are best known for to delicate universal “everyday” styles that are sure to take the summer vacationer from the beach to brunch to black tie — and we’ll have all of them with us! So if you find yourself heading east the weekend of June 27 & 28th, we hope you’ll stop by Dazzelle and see us!
Yes, you’re seeing it right:
The newest fan and the youngest wearer of Patty Tobin jewelry!!
Twenty-two month old “V” (shown above) is sporting our Blue Topaz chain from Patty’s gemstone station chains collection. A natural when it comes to fashion, according to her mom and grandmother, V is the third generation Patty Tobin fan in her family — and you can tell! She wears this piece as well as anyone we’ve seen yet! Both long-time customers of Patty Tobin, mom and grandma both agree, it’s never too early to start the next generation on her collection.
V is modeling the Blue Topaz 18k vermeil chain from Patty’s gemstone station chains. At 40” these chains can be worn long or can be doubled to wear in necklines. Available in many gemstones, including Carnelian, black Onyx, Smoky Topaz, and Amethyst ($295.00).
The fashion shows have wrapped. The trend reports are in. And all the stores are brimming with the new spring ready-to-wear collections for 2014. We’ve taken it all in and put together our own special spring fashion report for all our loyal Patty Tobin followers. Enjoy!
Petal pinks, light lavenders, butter yellows and minty-greens are everywhere this spring, including at Patty Tobin. The key is to find the hue that flatters you the most and fits your style, so if pink is not your color, perhaps a pretty pale lilac or icy blue is just the thing. Here are a few must-have pieces for each of the popular colors this spring.
Starting from the back row and going clockwise, here are a few of the loveliest must-have accessories for spring (shown above):
- Soft, butter yellow shell pearl lariat necklace with a crystal-set 18K vermeil adjustable clasp, $395.
- Pale pink and white biwa, keshi and coin pearls mixed together in a lustrous 6-strand torsade and finished with a sterling silver and pearl clasp, $895.
- Pinky-lavender baroque freshwater pearls strung together and finished with a stunning Amethyst druzy clasp, $895.
- Peachy-pink freshwater pearls, rose quartz, Swarovski crystals, and light pink coin pearls make up this gorgeous pearl lariat necklace, $595.
- Cool blues and minty-greens with touches of pink and yellow shine through in this luscious aquamarine cabochon torsade, $695.
- Sparkling rose amethyst gemstones make for the perfect purple accessory for spring; freshwater pearls brighten this delicate 40″ chain, which can be worn long or doubled, $495.
Icy-Blues & Fresh Greens
For those of us who aren’t crazy about sporting a lot of pink, don’t despair! There are some really fabulous glacial blues and steel greys going on this season. Not to mention a range of greens with everything from your more subtle seafoam and minty-greens to vibrant spearmint shades and even some bold teal colors are popping up all over the place.
It’s all about our colorful Fire Agates and Pearl & Gemstone Lariats this spring! They’re the perfect accessory for this season’s color palette with everything from glacial blues, steely greys, vibrant greens and even playful violets. Shown above are some of the most popular pieces trending for this spring and summer.
Starting from the left on the top row, here’s what we’re featuring above:
- Patty Tobin shell pearl lariat in Platinum, $395 (left)
- Our Amazonite briolette torsade is perfect to pair with the minty-seafoam greens we’re seeing this spring, $695.
Continuing from the left on the bottom row:
- Labradorite faceted gemstone briolette torsade, $695.
- Fire Agate 60″ rope in icy blue and grey, $495.
- Violet shade freshwater pearl and amethyst gemstone lariat, $495.
- Spearmint green Fire Agate 60″ rope, $495.
- Orange Fire Agate double-strand necklace, $595.
- Teal shade Fire Agate 60″ rope with rust orange silk knotting, $495.
Call us today to get your must-have accessories before they’re all gone: 212.414.0174. Or come in and visit our flagship boutique in Manhattan at 108 W. 17th Street between Sixth and Seventh Avenues. You can also shop online at pattytobin.com. Plus, check out our events page for upcoming Trunk Show dates at various locations, including numerous Bloomingdale’s department stores.
Patty Tobin is kicking off the new year with the debut of a brand new addition to the designer’s line of fine fashion jewelry! After years of working one-on-one with brides-to-be, Tobin is launching her first official collection of high-fashion, affordable luxury bridal jewelry.
The Patty Tobin BRIDAL Collection is finally here!
Like the rest of the designer’s creations, Patty Tobin Bridal will feature all semiprecious gemstones, freshwater and south sea pearls, slight touches of crystal, and all precious metals. “I want to take our brand concept and apply it to bridal jewelry,” says Tobin.
“Our jewelry is really a hybrid of fine and fashion jewelry. We take all real, high-quality semiprecious gemstones and pearls and we apply designs that have the look and appeal of what’s typically considered to be costume or ‘fashion’ jewelry, but ours is all real.”
“When you take a look at the quality of the product you are getting from us — real pearls, real gems, all sterling, or gold, or vermeil, all hand-crafted, all Made In New York — you can tell you are getting a good product. But it’s not until you compare our quality at our prices to other designers and retailers out there that you really start to see that we are well below market for what we are, and you start to appreciate the value of Patty Tobin jewelry.”
While the collection stays true to the designer’s motto of “classic elegance,” it brings together a variety of different designs from simple to standout styles for today’s modern woman. “I designed the collection to appeal to my core customers,” says Tobin. “Sophisticated, fashionable women with affluent taste and eye for value.”
The Patty Tobin Bridal Collection will debut this month in Sophisticated Weddings: New York Edition. The magazine is among the top-tier wedding publications with a veritable target audience. Sophisticated Weddings NYE stands out to us in particular because of its highly exclusive New York-centric content, which is perfect for Patty Tobin since our flagship store is located in the heart of New York City (108 W. 17th Street between Sixth and Seventh Avenues).
The 2014 issue will feature several Patty Tobin jewelry designs in its central editorial on long wedding dresses as well as our first print advertisement for Patty Tobin Bridal Collection.
Prospective brides will have the chance to get the first glimpse at some of the more delicate fine pieces from the Patty Tobin Bridal Collection like our lovely south sea pearl necklace (shown left). For the more statement-seeking bride, don’t miss our bridal ad showcasing Patty’s new baroque coin pearl and baby blue topaz briolette torsade (shown below).
“When it comes to planning your wedding, selecting your bridal jewelry is an extremely personal decision. I love working with brides because it gives me the unique opportunity to help women express themselves,” says Tobin. “These days even the more traditional brides are looking for ways to make their wedding day outfit unique or ‘more them’ and finding jewelry that speaks to you is one of the best ways to do that.”
Pointing to her years of her experience designing custom jewelry for brides and their wedding parties, Tobin explains that while every woman is different, every woman wants to satisfy two main ambitions when it comes to selecting their wedding day jewelry: “They want their bridal jewelry to not only reflect their individual style, but they also want it to fit with their ‘vision’ for the big day. That, and they want it to be affordable,” says the designer.
The new collection brings together a wonderfully diverse grouping of pieces, including necklaces, bracelets, earrings and even a few statement rings. With a range of designs from delicate and whimsical styles for the more romantic bride, to edgier, statement styles for the more fashion-forward bride, Tobin’s goal in creating the new collection is to make every single piece “timeless, elegant and affordable.”
Patty Tobin BRIDAL will be available online soon. Stay tuned…
It’s October and already Patty Tobin is in full swing with her second circuit of Bloomingdale’s Trunk Shows! After a successful series of spring shows, jewelry designer Patty Tobin kicked off her Fall-Winter line-up with Trunk Show events at Bloomingdale’s White Plains, the 59th Street flagship store in New York City, The Shops at Riverside (Hackensack, NJ) and in Willow Grove, PA.
Among the many beautiful new arrivals on display at Bloomingdale’s bi-annual HOT event was one of my personal, all-time favorite Patty pieces (shown left).
Two separate — but stackable — bib-style necklaces (one longer, one shorter) made from three graduated strands of small bronze pearls, copper coin pearls, and bigger round baroque honey-golden pearls. The faceted citrine and amethyst briolettes that are woven into each strand gives each necklace an added depth and dimension by using gemstones that capture and reflect light as you as move. Combine them as one, and you have a truly exceptional piece of jewelry.
…such a classic Patty piece!
Among the other favorites customers “ooh-ed” and “ahh-ed” over at our first few shows was this beautiful new abalone torsade (shown right).
The colors are simply stunning and appear to morph as you move: primarily a brilliant greenish-teal-blue, the abalone flashes hints of everything from fuchsia and purple to even citrus-green and shades of amber. Sure to brighten your mood as soon as you put it on, the second best part of this piece is how surprisingly lightweight it is for its size! You would think it must be a heavy piece, but you’d be surprised how light and airy the abalone feels around your neck — a winning combo, if I do say so myself.
Always a popular piece, Patty Tobin’s aqua quartz briolette torsade (below left) was back at the show drawing in customers like moths to a flame. This necklace is total eye-candy. It’s bright crystal blue color combined with the eye catching sparkle of all the different size briolettes pointing every which way. It’s like a magnet…it just pulls you right in!
Our new white chalcedony briolette necklace has been a tremendous hit so far this season! We simply cannot keep it in stock. As soon as one comes in, it flies right back out. And, at Bloomingdale’s it was no different. This seemingly understated — or arguably “simple” — single-strand necklace packs way more of a punch than you might think! Compared to some of the other necklaces it sits beside, it may not look like a killer, but trust me, once you put it on, you will fall in love. Lightweight and easy to pair with any kind of outfit, this necklace is a perfect example of a Patty Tobin piece that goes “black tie to blue jeans.”
Last but certainly not least, we have two beautiful new pearl pieces in our collection of fall favorites! These baroque keshi pearls are so unusual in their size and shape and both have a natural luster that makes them shine like satin. The pink lariat (left) was especially attractive to shoppers at our latest shows as pink continues to be one of the hot colors this season.