LUX July 2017

LUX - July 2017 53 Always on Hand to Help Gaspar Gloves view gloves as an accessory that is worn year-round to be fashionable and occasionally, to keep the hands warm. Director of marketing and sales, Tibor Balazs is keen to tell us about the firm’s approach to making luxury gloves, the market they serve and their goal when it comes to providing nothing but the best in customer service. “The approach of Gaspar Gloves to design is derived from the fusion of old-world craftsmanship and new- age fashion. Our carefully selected materials work in harmony to produce unparalleled results. The firm’s philosophy is that we do not follow trends. We make them. “Gaspar Gloves adorn the hands of the rich and famous, and are regularly featured on the pages of the most prestigious fashion publications worldwide. They are also seen on the big screen, in television, on the stages of theatres, and even in luxury car showrooms across the USA. Celebrities ask for Gaspar Gloves and we deliver every time, on time, anywhere in the world. “For us, every customer is royalty, and is to be treated as such. Our on-demand production model is unique and unmatched, ensuring quick turn arounds and consistent quality. Our gloves are made to last and are collected by glove enthusiasts around the world. Gaspar Gloves is the curator of high-end fashion today and the trendsetter of tomorrow. “The customer service goal of Gaspar Gloves is simple - we are committed to providing the customers total satisfaction every time - guaranteed.” In terms of the firm’s background, Gaspar Gloves bears the name of Dorothy Gaspar, Tibor reveals. Dorothy is a third-generation glove maker by trade, who emigrated to the US in 1985 from Hungary. “Dorothy restarted the Gaspar tradition by creating custom gloves, sported by Hollywood’s ‘A List’ including Lady Gaga, Beyonce and the late Michael Jackson. Out of her modest Los Angeles studio, Dorothy has made a name for herself with her unparalleled talent and imagination designing unique one of a kind gloves featured in Hollywood blockbusters, prime time television, Broadway productions and on the cat walks of New York Fashion Week. “After years of accessorising the hands of Hollywood, Gaspar Gloves, a boutique company, is in high demand. Beyond the Hollywood sphere, Gaspar Gloves are the choice accessories by top designers, stylists, and editors for an array of fashion shoots and music videos. Gaspar launched her first full line of high fashion original gloves for a NYC media viewing in 2009. Since, Gaspar Gloves has become a fixture on the pages of Vogue, Vogue Italy, Cosmopolitan, W Magazine and fashion and bridal publications world-wide. “Dubbed ‘the Queen of Gloves’, Gaspar captures an audience that is spanning the globe. Featured in a myriad of articles, editorials and blogs and of course, online. Branching beyond high fashion, Gaspar Gloves, commissioned by Audi USA in 2010, launched TouchTec gloves. The sheikh gloves are not merely accessories, but functional driving and winter gloves for Audi’s upcoming models utilising touch screen technology, Tibor reveals as the interview concludes. “Gaspar has revolutionised high fashion gloves and Audi is reaping the benefits as the first auto maker carrying high tech gloves of high calibre. Gaspar Gloves is committed to high fashion and rapidly expanding into the wholesale market, thus reaching and accessorising a larger audience.” Gaspar Gloves is a renowned luxury glove company, serving a worldwide clientele with sophisticated taste, high expectations and uncompromising demand for quality. We were lucky to interview director of marketing and sales, Tibor Balazs, who reveals the something about the firm’s history and their success in the luxury glove market today. Always on Hand to Help Company: Gaspar Gloves Name: Tibor Balazs Email: [email protected] Web Address: Address: 4045 Camino Real, Los Angeles , California, 90065 USA Telephone: +1 877 520 1956