Juicy Couture Opens 5th Avenue Flagship Store

Posted on November 13, 2008

Gela Taylor and Pamela Skaist-Levy founded Juicy Couture with $200. They turned the brand into a global fashion empire, which is now owned 100% by Liz Claiborne. But Gela and Pamela still have their hands in the business. They were there for the opening of the new 12,000 square foot Juicy Couture store on 5th Avenue in New York City. Pam (who began life as a milliner) still has a fondness for wild hats: she and Gela wore them for the gala, which included dancers from the American Ballet Theatre and the Harlem Gospel Choir. Gela and Pam talk about how the line appeals to consumers of all income levels. Take a look: