There were lots of friendly faces in attendance at the W New York Downtown’s party celebrating a new site-specific installation by artist Jennifer Steinkamp. And you don’t even have to sneak into the hotel to see it: it is, in part, an animated video being projected in large scale right onto the side of the Read More
“Does anyone have a cigarette?” model Erin Wasson requested of anyone who was listening, after a surprise performance by Alison Goldfrapp during the fifth-anniversary for Viktor & Rolf‘s fragrance, Flowerbomb, at a private townhouse on Grove Street last night. (Ms. Goldfrapp was bedecked, gloriously, in one of the tulle confections from Viktor & Rolf’s spring/summer Read More
Any party at the New Museum is sure to be filled with tall, lithe beauties, but last night’s might beat the rest: a fête celebrating tennis star Maria Sharapova‘s new line of shoes and accessories for Cole Haan, co-hosted by Interview magazine. In one of the pairs of stacked heels on display in the museum’s Read More
The Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation’s Champions Summer Party on Tuesday evening was a welcome reprieve for those suffering Hamptons fatigue — unlike what feels like every other summer event this year, it was held right here in the city, at the trusty Boom Boom Room. Alexandra Reeve Givens (co-chair of the Champions Committee, and Read More
The Transom got off to a prickly start at Tuesday night’s preview of the new Target store in Harlem, attempting to ask Jessica Seinfeld, who writes healthy-for-kids cookbooks, a question about McDonalds. Her publicist jumped in: “We were only going to ask questions about Baby Buggy,” she explained, bizarrely aligning herself with the Transom, who Read More
Kicking the Whitney Museum of American Art’s trend of blending art and fashion up a notch, the museum’s co-chair Adam Lippes last night hosted a laid-back celebration of his collaboration with the institution and online retailer Gilt Groupe.
The elegantly dressed partygoers were feting the July 1 launch of “ADAM for The Whitney Museum Read More
“We are not waiting in line. We are conducting journalism here,” said George Rush to a young man making his way to the bathroom last night.
Mr. Rush was standing at the back of the Irish bar McGarry’s on Ninth Avenue, just a few blocks away from the Daily News offices on 33rd Street, at Read More
Further notes from Monday’s ICP awards!
There were plenty of artists and editors in attendance, but we must not forget that photography is a democratic medium: other guests tended to confess that they also took some pictures.
Ann Curry walked the cocktail reception with David Turnley, who won a Pulitzer in 1990 for Read More
Last Thursday night, at the opening of Housing Works’ sixth annual Design on a Dime event-a kooky funhouse featuring 49 showrooms each by a different (clashing) designer-everything was for sale. We do mean everything. In Jaclyn Smith’s room, photographs of the Charlie’s Angels actress with her family from the 70′s could be purchased for $10.00. Read More
At the International Center of Photography’s Infinity Awards, held at Pier Sixty on the back end of Chelsea Piers on Monday night, W editor Stefano Tonchi and soon-to-be W editor-at-large Lynn Hirschberg arrived arm-in-arm.
“We are each other’s dates tonight!” said Ms. Hirschberg.
“Do you know Lynn Hirschberg?” Mr. Tonchi asked The Read More