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Creating a Boutique Society

an Interview with Avi Brosh and Kirsten Leigh-Pratt of Palisociety The name Avi Brosh may as well be synonymous with style – as well known for his classically chic uniform of a jacket, dress shirt, tie, jeans and derbies, as he is for his boutique hotels that he runs...

The Rise of the Boutique Fitness Studio

An inside look on how experiential fitness became a profitable venture. Why are Boutique Fitness Studios So Popular? Over the past decade, we have seen a rise in the number of boutique fitness studios, clubs, and unique workout experiences offered by a number of...

Health and Having It All Through Soup

An Interview with Nicole Centeno of Splendid Spoon on Boutique Wellness The concept of “having it all,” as a woman, becomes continuously more daunting – while women gain accessibility to higher professional achievements, these are echoed by more extreme standards of...

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Living the Hotel Lifestyle Everyday

Living the Hotel Lifestyle Everyday

The Case for Lifestyle Hotel Residence An Article Written by Todd Wynne-Parry, Previous Executive Vice President of Global Acquisitions & Development for Two Roads Hospitality Written Exclusively for BLLA  Note: Since this article was written, Two Roads...

Modernizing the Wedding Industry

Modernizing the Wedding Industry

An Interview with Katharine Polk, Founder, HOUGHTON Originally published in the Summer of 2018 Note: Polk has now started KRP Creative Katharine Polk made her mark on the fashion industry by supplying the modern bride with ready-to-wear avante garde fashions to don on...

The Influence of Fashion

The Influence of Fashion

Watch John Varvatos discuss the similarities of Fashion and Boutique Hotels.  He spoke at the 2018 Boutique Hotel Investment Conference in New York City.  John was interviewed by Lisa Smilor, EVP, The Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) The Council of...

The Godfather of Boutique

The Godfather of Boutique

Watch Ian Schrager discuss Boutique. Ian spoke at the 2019 Boutique Hotel Investment Conference in New York City.  He was interviewed by Jonathan Falik, the CEO of JP Capital Advisors.  Ian Schrager is an undeniable icon; the Ian Schrager Company is responsible for...

Hotspots

Hotspots

Watch Mark Birnbaum and Lisle Richards talk about hotspots and the golden opportunity in investing in them They spoke at the 2017 Boutique Hotel Investment Conference in New York City.  Gen Z, Millennial, Gen X, Baby Boomer and so on….we all eat and we all like a...

When Does a Hotel Become Not a Hotel?

When Does a Hotel Become Not a Hotel?

Originally Published in the August 22, 2018 Boutique Weekly Newsletter Written by Frances Kiradjian, Co-Founder, Stay Boutique and CEO, BLLA  As we march further into this exciting time in hospitality, the boundary lines between various lodging accommodations grow...

The Hoxton

The Hoxton

Born Out of a Singular Purpose to Make Every Neighbourhood We Are In a Better Place to Be A Letter Written by Sharan Pasricha, Founder of Ennismore and The Hoxton Originally published in the Fall of 2017  I founded Ennismore in 2012 when I took over The Hoxton,...

Health and Having It All Through Soup

Health and Having It All Through Soup

An Interview with Nicole Centeno of Splendid Spoon on Boutique Wellness The concept of “having it all,” as a woman, becomes continuously more daunting – while women gain accessibility to higher professional achievements, these are echoed by more extreme standards of...

The Rise of the Boutique Fitness Studio

The Rise of the Boutique Fitness Studio

An inside look on how experiential fitness became a profitable venture. Why are Boutique Fitness Studios So Popular? Over the past decade, we have seen a rise in the number of boutique fitness studios, clubs, and unique workout experiences offered by a number of...

Creating a Boutique Society

Creating a Boutique Society

an Interview with Avi Brosh and Kirsten Leigh-Pratt of Palisociety The name Avi Brosh may as well be synonymous with style – as well known for his classically chic uniform of a jacket, dress shirt, tie, jeans and derbies, as he is for his boutique hotels that he runs...