On Thursday, June 25, revelers piled into Jonathan Adler‘s Madison Avenue store to celebrate the launch of his older brother David E. Adler’s new book, Snap Judgment (FT Press). The book is about our instincts with money, and when we should obey them or avoid them at all costs, no pun intended! “I could probably Read More
Over the past year or so, several young, attractive Brits that go by the lovely name Poppy have surfaced in New York society. Herewith, our weekly guide to keeping all the Poppys straight.
When the Daily Transom rang Poppy King, the downtown lipstick designer whose clients include actresses Eva Mendes, Lindsay Lohan and the model Read More
This morning, Observer columnist Simon Doonan unveiled the holiday windows at Barneys—where he toils as Creative Director by day—to the press.
"This year, I noticed that everyone was talking about the counterculture," he said, explaining his "Have a Hippie Holiday" theme via books by Sheila Weller (Girls Like Us: Carole King, Joni Read More
Do financial reporters care what the candidates think, wonders Felix Gillette. "Few in the world of financial reporting found much to say about either Mr. McCain or Senator Barack Obama’s responses to the unfolding crisis that week. After all, should business reporters really care more about Mr. McCain’s ‘commission of technicians’ than, say, Henry Read More
“I want to wrap him in a napkin and stomp on him.”
These words were spoken by Jonathan Adler to the startled officiant at our big fat gay Jewish wedding. Yes, on Thursday, Sept. 18, as reported in The New York Times the following Sunday, Mr. Adler and I tied the Read More
Victoria Beckham is launching a collection of dresses featuring “comfortable and supportive” corsets and belts. [WWD]
Italian designer Mila Schon has died at the age of 91. [Reuters]
Dominican model Arlenis Sosa, who is 19, will be the new face of Lancome. [WWD]
The Observer’s own Simon Doonan thinks that Sarah Read More