STEFANO RICCI OPENS SECOND BOUTIQUE IN VEGAS

 

Models present creations by label Stefano Ricci during the 91st Pitti Immagine Uomo in Florence, Italy, 11 January 2017. The fashion exhibition of men’s clothing and accessory collections runs from 10 to 13 January. ANSA/MAURIZIO DEGL INNOCENTI (ANSA via AP)

Stefano Ricci, the Italian menswear designer renowned for his custom suits made of ultra-fine wool and silk ties (Elton John reportedly has one with 100 diamonds that cost $80,000), has opened his second eponymous boutique in Las Vegas at Wynn Plaza.  The first, at The Shops at Crystals, opened in March 2016. Every inch of the 3,500-square-foot is tailored to perfection, including the hand-polished black briar root wood and pietra serena, an elegant gray sandstone from Florence.

Ricci explained his Las Vegas expansion strategy to the New York Times last August by saying, “If they win, they will spend money to celebrate. If they lose, they will spend money to feel less depressed.”

Happily, there is no charge for perusing the considerable craftsmanship needed to make a crocodile belt with a galvanized gold buckle featuring the profile of a bald eagle ($2,800) or quilted lambskin field jacket with wool lining and palladium hardware ($7,800).
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