Gothic Punk Lolita and Forest Girl might sound like characters out of a Twilight novel by Nabokov, but they’re actually stars of a museum exhibition. The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology’s next elaborate show salutes groundbreaking Japanese fashion, from the 1980s to the present. About 100 outfits will go on view in the Read More
By Esther Zuckerman 8/13/10 8:15pm
This Sunday, The Times pays a visit to Eat, Pray, Love author Elizabeth Gilbert’s store-it’s located in New Jersey and sells Southeast Asian imports. In between showing off her teak boxes and giant Buddhas, Gilbert has a lot to say! For example:
- On her store, which she purchased and renovated with the movie Read More
By Esther Zuckerman 8/12/10 3:10pm
By Esther Zuckerman 8/11/10 8:09pm
Mayor Michael Bloomberg was by far the least fashionable person at the City Hall press conference for Fashion’s Night Out on Wednesday, Aug. 11.
“No doubt all of you out there feel incredibly excited and privileged to be in the presence of fashion greatness and it’s nice to have some of the other stylish Read More
By Esther Zuckerman 8/10/10 8:25pm
By the time 2011 rolls around, Nolita’s McNally Jackson Books will have an Espresso Book Machine, the Xerox-like on-demand device that prints a fully bound book in mere minutes.
Of the schedule, store owner Sarah McNally said in an e-mail that “there have been technical issues, but I believe we are on track.”
Currently McNally Read More
By Esther Zuckerman 8/09/10 4:53pm
A Central Park West address conjures images of glamorous apartments that seem as if they were made solely for the purpose of watching the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. This weekend The Observer decided to check out what Central Park West had to offer, but we forwent the parade route and looked upward of 96th Street. Read More
By Esther Zuckerman 8/05/10 6:54pm
By Esther Zuckerman 8/05/10 6:18pm
By Esther Zuckerman 8/04/10 10:12pm
Twitter employees made a video that plays like a sequence from Rushmore. Aw. The Los Angeles Times wrote:
Twitter originally set out to make a recruiting video that would show off the personality of Twitter and the people who work there.
“In typical Twitter fashion, along the way it became something way Read More
By Esther Zuckerman 8/04/10 1:01am
On Saturday, Aug. 7, Santiago El Grande, a 13-foot-high portrait of Saint James, will commandeer a gallery in Atlanta’s High Museum of Art. Salvador Dalí’s painting of the patron saint of Spain riding an enormous white horse against a blue-latticed background will take many visitors to the museum’s blockbuster “Dalí: The Late Work,” Read More