Chic, casual clothes for Memorial Day

Chic, casual clothes for Memorial Day

Palm Beach Daily News features LaunchPad and Bask in their round-up of what to wear during the Memorial Day weekend. “For a laid-back, posh look, head to LaunchPad where the Bask blazer is sold. This is a $325 Terry cloth blazer, which can double as towel after a dip in the pool or a cover-up for lunch. The blazer comes for both men and women and in a variety of colors.”

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Just Hatched: Spring 2019 Openings Around the State

Just Hatched: Spring 2019 Openings Around the State

“LaunchPad, a boutique that rotates displays of fashion, accessories, home decor and furniture, welcomed its first clients in November. Since then, the store, situated on Worth Avenue, has featured 20 brands including luxury designers and small, independent makers like Circa Who, Lele Sadoughi and Source Adage. “Designed as a chic, in-home living room, the LaunchPad experience changes weekly,” said co-founder Katherine Lande. Lande and her business partner Nicole Munder have both lived and worked in Palm Beach for 15 years. “One of our main goals is to help introduce brands to Palm Beach and see them become successful,” said Munder, who describes LaunchPad as a modern approach to traditional retail.”

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The Palm Beacher

The Palm Beacher

Palm Beach’s Pop-In Princess by Kerry Shorr Photography by Michael Price

Nicole Munder brings her gift for event planning to a boutique space off of Worth Avenue. It’s a crisp December afternoon in Palm Beach and Nicole Munder chats animatedly with Amie Swan, a close friend and OTG/247 founder. Swan stopped in to see LaunchPad, the 2,200-square-foot retail emporium Munder opened on Nov. 13 with stylist and fashion editor Katherine Lande.

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Modern Luxury February Issue

Modern Luxury February Issue

Rotating Retail by Charlotte Otrembra Photography by Nick Mele

Katherine Lande and Nicole Munder were seated next to each other at the Modern Luxury Palm Beach Women of Style luncheon celebrating the March 2018 issue of the same name and quickly found a laundry list of similarities between them, including editorial, public speaking and fashion-show production backgrounds. Much to their surprise, the same idea had been brewing in the back of their minds for years…

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