PHOTOS: An Evening Of Charles James with The Museum at FIT

Dr. Valerie Steele and The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology hosted an evening with author Michèle Gerber Klein about her new book Charles James: Portrait of an Unreasonable Man: Fame, Fashion, Art.  Part of Gerber Klein’s nationwide tour, the event was attended by more than 300 people. They listened as Gerber Klein and Steele explored the life of America’s first grand master 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: Launch Party For Richard Avedon’s New Book

Barbara Tober hosted a sensational cocktail reception November 15th at the Museum of Arts and Design celebrating the new biography, Avedon: Something Personal. Attended by generations of Avedon colleagues dating back to the late 1950s and photography world luminaries including Maria Hambourg, Carol Squiers, Deborah Bell, and Vince Aletti; and Avedon models Pat Cleveland, Evelyn Kuhn, Patty Hansen, Lauren Helm, Astrid…

Advanced Style: Older and Wiser By Ari Seth Cohen

Just in time for Mother’s Day, Ari Seth Cohen returns with Advanced Style: Older and Wiser, a celebration of senior style around the globe. Inspired by his grandmother’s unique sense of style and her indomitable spirit, Cohen set forth to capture the creativity and wisdom of seniors to show a positive and inspiring image of…

Erica Simone Exhibition – Nue York

Nue York: Self-Portraits of a Bare Urban Citizen On January 14th, 2016 from 7-10pm, Castle Fitzjohns Gallery is proud to present the book launch and solo exhibition of new unseen works by Erica Simone (born 1985), one of New York’s hottest up-and-coming and controversial fine art photographers. Her acclaimed series, Nue York: Self-Portraits of a Bare Urban…

Drink Recipes For EVERY New Yorker

BROOKLYN SPIRITS: Craft Distilling and Cocktails from the World’s Hippest Borough By Peter Thomas Fornatale and Chris Wertz In the popular tradition of farm-to-table cookbooks, Brooklyn Spirits: Craft Distilling and Cocktails from the World’s Hippest Borough, is the first distillery-to-glass cocktail book. Over the past two decades, Brooklyn has become the epicenter of a Slow Food-inspired food and drink…

Holiday Gift Guide – BOOKS Edition

Compiled by Shelley M Black, Contributing Editor Last minute shopping? Five captivating books to gift this holiday season (or cuddle up with yourself)! Every Room Tells a Story – Kit Kemp Kit and Tim Kemp are British hipsters who own a chain of boutique hotels in London and New York that routinely top international lists…