Former Interview editor Glenn O’Brien has been tapped to edit the written content of Bergdorf Goodman’s magazine, taking over for author Michael Gross, who worked on the quarterly for seven years.
“I think it maybe won’t be so Upper East Side,” Mr. O’Brien told us this morning. “It will be more cosmopolitan.”
Mr. Read More
On April 5, La Goulue, a cozy French bistro on Madison Avenue, will close its doors after 36 years of catering to the ladies who stop in for lunch between shopping sprees. But Thursday evening the restaurant was packed elbow to elbow as models, designers, and fashion editors filed in for an "intimate" dinner hosted Read More
“Gays love a recession!” said Robert Cogan, a 27-year-old patron of the brand-new East Village gay bar the Hose on the night of Feb. 7.
It was a Saturday night, and he was checking out the scene in the bar’s “back room,” which was, well, a room in the back. More Read More
This winter, the female shoppers of New York will have a hard time finding the traditional bit of wool or cashmere to pull over their heads before venturing into the cold. Why? Because to walk into any retail store nowadays is to observe that the traditional entry point for sweaters no longer exists. Essentially two Read More
Lithe brunette socialite Jennifer Creel arrived on Tuesday, Dec. 9, at the meatpacking district showroom of British handbag designer Anya Hindmarch wearing a puffy coat, black spandex and a tank top. She was there to participate in a holiday gym class Ms. Hindmarch was holding for fashion industry types.
“I exercise regularly,” said Ms. Read More
Recession or not, when Erin Lima makes the trip from Philadelphia to New York City, “shopping is inevitable.”
“Every time you come here you have to,” she said, while browsing the handbag section of Bergdorf Goodman on Saturday with her husband in tow. “You can’t help yourself.”
The Limas and another couple Read More
Down in the subterranean cool of Bergdorf Goodman’s cosmetics department, you’ll find a modest patch of paradise presided over by makeup artist Edward Bess. At 20, he became the youngest person ever to have a line carried by the venerable department store.
Like Bobbi Brown and Laura Mercier before him, Mr. Bess, now a Read More
On Monday, Sept. 29, a few hours after the stock market’s initial sickening plunge, Stefan Miljanic, founder of the New York men’s wear label Gilded Age, was hard at work in his showroom on East Fourth Street.
“I think fashion is a reflection of the times, and in times like these, Read More
On a recent sunny Thursday, Simon Spurr, men’s wear designer, was at the Denise Williamson Showroom in Soho, perusing the garments that will be included in his debut New York Fashion Week presentation on Sunday Sept 7. Among these were a slim, dark gray three-piece suit with a four-pocket, eight-button vest; several pairs of jeans Read More
Last night, on the fourth floor of Bergdorf Goodman, the fashion designer Isaac Mizrahi was holding court in the middle of a small, packed room of guests, who seemed to rotate around him with the slow, awe-struck deference of pilgrims circling the Kaaba during Hajj. Appearances aside, the 46-year-old designer widely known as the subject Read More