Laure Hériard Dubreuil Launches RTW Collection

November has been a busy month for Laure Hériard Dubreuil. Within weeks of opening the fifth location of her luxury specialty store The Webster, a 12,000-square-foot, six-floor outpost in New York City’s SoHo, she is introducing her own women’s ready-to-wear collection called LHD.
Launching as see-now-buy-now with resort 2018 as the first season, the line will be available Nov. 29 online at lhd.us and in store — at The Webster exclusively to start. Yet Hériard Dubreuil wants to make clear that LHD is not The Webster’s private label.
“It’s the opposite of that,” she said. “For me, it’s really my personal collection and my personal point of view. It’s not about the location and The Webster.”
That may be so to some extent, but it’s impossible to completely untangle the two. Hériard Dubreuil originally opened The Webster in Miami in 2009, before expanding to Bal Harbour, Houston and Costa Mesa, as well as New York. It’s no coincidence that Miami is the inspiration for the first season of LHD.
“The idea was to start a collection inspired by going to collections, like, the perfect suitcase to go to a place,” said Hériard Dubreuil, noting that her plan is to do only resort and summer

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