Inspiration: A Timeless Affair at The Fernbank

Timeless Affair Fernbank MuseumHe’s legendary, a historic Mongolian conqueror  named by Time as “one of the most important people
of the last millennium” and among the top 25 political icons “whose legacies have stood the test of time.”Indeed, Genghis Khan is one of the most iconic figures in world history – the perfect subject for a vast display at the Fernbank Museum of Natural Histor. But how in the world does one build a gala around an ancient figure who’s primary claim to fame is killing his enemies?

This was the very conflict we found ourselves facing here at Tony Brewer and Co. recently as The Fernbank approached us to give the “Tony Touch” to their Timeless Affair, an annual black-tie gala. This year’s Oct. 6 event will feature a private viewing of Genghis Khan, a special exhibition showcasing the largest collection of rare 13th century Mongolian artifacts ever assembled.

And that brings us back to the original challenge – how to turn war into beauty!

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Here Comes the Fall! Four Fall Style Staples!

Fall, fall, fall is here! We’ve been celebrating these first days of autumn all week – the season of chunky cashmere sweaters, sexy knee-high boots and regal colors. What a glorious time for style! But with the weather cooling and so many fab options for layering up and standing out, it can be hard to find those perfect style staples.

Between planning galas and adding the “Tony Touch” to things like the Opera Ball, we’ve managed to keep our eye out for the signature pieces of the season. From bags to shoes, we’ve picked four signature fall pieces that will anchor any fall outfit and add that distinct fall style you’re looking for!

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Holiday Party Planning Done Right!

There’s not quite a chill in the air and sweaters are still stuffed well into closets – but for the enterprising event planner, holiday parties should already be on your mind! Fall and winter mean everything from galas to Noel gatherings and its never too early to begin gathering sources of inspiration and investigating themes.

Here are a few trends we think will blow up during the 2012 holiday season:

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