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Friday, January 15, 2016


Paul Mayer's luxuriously, comfortable designs keep women coming back for multiple -- even dozens -- of pairs. Classic, yet contemporary and always comfortable, his shoes are an addiction that we highly recommend. A staple of the Paul Mayer collection is the simple ballet-flat, with true ballerina construction for a perfect fit that comes in a variety of colors and materials. A cult favorite is the cozy, a flat with lavender-scent infused soles adding style and fragrance to collector's closets as Paul's designs emerge in sophisticated design incarnations season after season in the most incredible hues, textures and modern innovations in luxury footwear because we know firsthand how incredibly brilliant he is. Mayer founded the brand in 2004 with partner, Jeff Levy. All shoes in the line are manufactured in Spain’s Valencia region, along the Mediterranean coast by a skilled staff of 12 artisans. They craft each pair of shoes with an old-world attention to detail that includes in-house embroidery, quilting and stitching as well as custom tanned leather. This allows the brand to cater to each retailer’s specific demands in with timely and consistent alacrity, with orders completed in an unheard-of 3 to 5 weeks. When not in New York, Paul can be found traveling to his myriad of stores across the country meeting his loyal clientele or vacationing in his favorite spot, the Royal Hawaiian on Waikiki Beach. 

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In the dead of winter post-New Year's celebrations, don't we all need a great laugh?  HBO has secured a winner with Whitney Cummings: I'm Your Girlfriend which makes its debut on HBO exclusively on January 23rd, so mark your agenda!  In the same vein as the recent Amy Schumer hit also on HBO, Whitney also pays tribute to the working woman of today with her pure wit and intelligence.  Did you know Whitney attended UPenn?  

Her commentary on the battle of the sexes-right down to birth control options- is epic and successful women everywhere will empathize with her tales of being the "man" in the relationship.  With a wild imagination and a top delivery to match, Whitney will constantly regale you with her own signature original humor that will leave you in stitches.   "Drink out of the tap like a man" and remember, no coconut water.  Learn about the ROI on people-as in, return on investment.  Or lack of it!

We believe men who can laugh at themselves and their sex will adore this just as much, and everyone that is coming of age or has done so will relate to much of what she is saying...and she even covers health insurance in her repertoire, and God's inner thoughts on the design of women.  We strongly believe in today's climate more laughter and less political correctness is needed.  Laughter creates a happier world!  (And shame on any college campus that does not welcome comedians.  Boston College students were thrilled when Adam Sandler came when Peachy was a student...)

Born and raised in Georgetown in Washington D.C., Whitney Cummings will surprise you with her next slingshot of wit followed by firework after firework of laughter catalysts that will have you falling off the couch and rolling on the floor.  No stone is left unturned-what's in the freezer door of Ms. Cummings? And, P.S. she says women in their 40's are superheroes!
Whitney, we will go for a drink with you at Martin's Tavern anytime.

The whip-smart actress-comedian who co-created the hit series “2 Broke Girls” headlines her first HBO stand-up special when WHITNEY CUMMINGS: I’M YOUR GIRLFRIEND debuts SATURDAY, JAN. 23 (10:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT).

Other HBO playdates: Jan. 23 (12:45 a.m., 3:15 a.m.), 26 (2:30 a.m.), 28 (10:05 p.m.) and 31 (12:15 a.m.), and Feb. 4 (12:30 a.m.), 10 (1:05 a.m.), 15 (11:30 p.m.) and 18 (4:30 a.m.)

HBO2 playdates: Jan. 25 (8:00 p.m.) and 27 (12:45 a.m.)

The special will also be available on HBO NOW and HBO GO.

Taped at The Broad Stage in Santa Monica, Cal., the special features Cummings’ unfiltered observations on modern gender dynamics, as she skewers the paradoxes of sex and relationships in an age when women have more power and independence than ever before.

Performing before a live audience, Cummings offers her uncensored thoughts on such topics as: whether men are attracted to successful women; being the breadwinner in a relationship; internet-inspired perversions; the problems with today’s birth control options for women; and her experience freezing her eggs.

In addition to co-creating “2 Broke Girls,” Whitney Cummingscreated and starred in the comedy series “Whitney.” Named one ofVariety’s “Top 10 Comics to Watch” and one of Entertainment Weekly’s “Comedy Stars of Tomorrow,” Cummings also wrote and co-executive produced the comedy series “Live Nude Comedy”; her other acting credits include “Maron,” “Workaholics” and the upcoming movie “The Ridiculous Six.”

WHITNEY CUMMINGS: I’M YOUR GIRLFRIEND is directed by Marty Callner; written by Whitney Cummings; executive produced by Marty Callner, Whitney Cummings, Jimmy Miller; produced by Randall Gladstein.

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