Beautiful women bombarded The Observer this past week at the premiere for Jack Goes Boating (Philip Seymour Hoffman‘s directorial debut) and a screening of Desert Flower (which tells the story of Somalian model Waris Dirie), despite less-than-optimal weather at both screenings. Makeup guru Bobbi Brown came to Desert Flower prepared with tips for dressing in Read More
A new all-female annual symposium had its inaugural event yesterday in New York City. More than 400 women turned out to hear what high profile female leaders had to say about future roles for women. The idea for the conference was conceived a year ago at a White Ribbon Alliance for Safe Motherhood dinner when, Read More
In an interview with The New York Times this past January, makeup magnate Bobbi Brown confessed,”When I interview someone, I know in the first two minutes if I like them or not.”
Well, it seems the same might be true of apartments. The creator of the eponymous cosmetics brand and her husband, 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
Lisa Kudrow was among the guests at yesterday’s Dress for Success breakfast benefit held at the New York Athletic Club. The event had what WWD bills a “love letter postscript theme,” a nod to the film P.S. I Love You, which features Ms. Kudrow. The 44-year-old actress wisecracked at the gathering, saying, “Someone was mean Read More
Before we begin: There were no serious injuries.
Now, for the glib take on last night’s fire in Soho.
The Daily News called it a “bonfire of the vanities” while the New York Post oddly upfronted a fireman quote and waited several paragraphs to tell readers that the flagship Prada store was one of the Read More
Three years after moving into one of East Hampton’s most desirable locales, cosmetics queen Bobbi Brown is packing up her accessory bags and heading back out. Ms. Brown recently put her five-bedroom West End Road house on the market for $11 million.
An extension of the better-known Lily Pond Lane, West End Road is a Read More
Public access TV show host Richard Renda was talking some very big talk in his apartment on West 34th Street. Mr. Renda claimed that he is the Second Coming. That he has been around “since time began.” That he can control the weather “or anything else” since he has a “direct line” to Mother Nature. Read More
Never underestimate the power of the right lipstick shade. Eight years after founding her eponymous company, makeup artist Bobbi Brown is planning to move in among some of East Hampton’s flashiest residents. In early September, Ms. Brown purchased a five-bedroom house on West End Road, perhaps the most chic street in all of East Hampton, Read More