Listing: Sustainable Fashion Discussion at French Embassy

Fashion and sustainability could be considered contradictory by essence. Fashion is not meant to be durable, seasons and trends make it ephemeral. Taking this into account, is it possible yet to conceive a system where slow fashion, recyclable fashion and sustainability can have a relevant place in our society? Many initiatives have already been established…

Too Hot in NYC? Take a Dip in These 8 Pools

Summer in the city is hot and humid with little to no escape from the sweltering sun. No time to travel to the beach? Don’t worry! Beat the heat at the top 8 best pools in New York City. DUMBO House: A Soho House property with arguably the pool with the best view of NYC. The…

PHOTOS: New Book Featuring Joan Rivers, Audrey Hepburn & More Launches at The Lowell Hotel

On Wednesday night, May 16th, Josie Natori hosted a cocktail party to celebrate Joseph Cicio’s first book “FRIENDS* *Bearing Gifts” at the Club Room in The Lowell Hotel. The book emphasizes the importance of relationships, and is a reflection on a life filled with warmth, beauty, and ultimately exceptional memories. Lauren Bacall, Prince Charles, Audrey Hepburn, and Joan Rivers are just a few of…

New Charles James Book Celebrated At The Halston House

A new definitive Charles James biography by Michèle Gerber Klein was celebrated on May 10th at The Halston House. Fashionistas and socialites alike gathered to purchase the first signed copies of Charles James: Portrait of Unreasonable Man: Fame, Fashion, Art. Roy Halston Frowick’s (Halston) former townhouse was designed by the great mid-century architect Paul Rudolf. The relationship between Charles…

PHOTOS: YAGP Gala Brings Out Hollywood and Ballet Stars

Advancing young ballet dancers is Youth America Grand Prix’s mission.  Last evening at their ‘Stars of Today Meets the Stars of Tomorrow’ gala at Lincoln Center NBC’s Hoda Kotb took to the stage and addressed the standing room only crowd, “YAGP bridges the gap between young dancers and their education and performance opportunities. It sends…

Top 5 Instagram Worthy Bakeries in NYC

Donuts, croissants, muffins, pies, cookies, brownies, blondies, cakes, cupcakes, tortes, tartes, and so much more! The top bakeries from all around New York City to get a gram worthy shot – and a delicious bite! 1. Supermoon Bakehouse This bakery is your new obsession. You’ve heard of the cronut BUT HAVE YOU HEARD OF A…

Listing: Museum of Arts & Design Annual Gala, Jewelry Expo

From April 16 – 21, 2018, The Museum of Arts and Design will present LOOT: MAD About Jewelry, its annual exhibition and sale featuring designs from 35 emerging and acclaimed international jewelry artists. Now in its 18th edition, LOOT has become known as the ultimate pop-up shop for contemporary artist-made jewelry, where collectors and jewelry enthusiasts…

PHOTOS: The Budapest Festival Orchestra 2018 Gala

The Budapest Festival Orchestra, under the baton of Iván Fischer, played to a sold-out audience that included Edie Falco and Twyla Tharp at Lincoln Center’s David Geffen Hall on Sunday. The program opened with Bach’s Orchestral Suite No. 2 played on period instruments—Maestro Fischer wife, Gabriella Pivon, among the performers. The evening’s soloist, pianist Dénes Várjon, received standing…