Last night at the The Royalton Hotel in Midtown West, Carla Bruni regaled listeners with music from her new album, Little French Songs (released in April on Verve), as part of the New York Observer’s salon series, curated by Absolut ELYX.
A star-studded crew came out to see the former First Lady of France as she strummed out tunes from her fourth studio CD, featuring French, English and Italian lyrics and a follow-up to Comme si de rien n’était, recorded in 2008.
It’ll be a petit bebe for French First Lady Carla Bruni. Amid months of speculation, Ms. Bruni unambiguously alluded to her pregnancy in an interview with French newspaper Nice Matin.
The interview was about Ms. Bruni’s recent meeting with the wives of French Marines stationed in Libya. Nice Matin asked Ms. Bruni whether or Read More
Can anyone usurp Scarlett Johannson’s place in Woody Allen’s cinematic affections? Maybe Carla Bruni. Lovely French first lady/fan of funny-looking guys Bruni is apparently in talks with funny-looking guy/fan of lovely ladies Allen regarding an upcoming project.
According to Hollywood Wiretap:
The singer, model and lady of Read More
A new documentary about Carla Bruni, which includes footage of the beginning of the ex-model’s relationship with the then-still-married President Sarkozy, will premiere in France on New Years Day. [Telegraph via Style.com]
High-end LA boutique Tracey Ross, which carried lines like Derek Lam and Thakoon, has shut down. [P6] Read More
Katie Holmes has been asked to be the new face of Miu Miu, following predecessors like Kirsten Dunst and Vanessa Paradis. [Vogue UK]
With shoppers deserting Madison Avenue, the Madison Avenue Business Improvement District has set up a by-invitation-only shopping suite at the Hotel Plaza Athénée next weekend, where the selected Read More
Any other week, the arrival in New York of the Republican vice presidential nominee, Sarah Palin, and France’s first lady, Carla Bruni-Sarkozy, would have been huge news. The pair—possibly the two most-watched women in the world right now—certainly did get their share of headlines, but their trip was overshadowed by the bad news coming out Read More
First lady of France Carla Bruni-Sarkozy arrived in New York Monday morning with her husband, French President Nicolas Sarkozy, for the opening session of the UN General Assembly.
Being a pair of regular old tourists in the big city, the two went for a morning jog in Midtown–"Bruni turned heads in a Read More
Burberry has launched a web-only waiting list for its metal spike clutch. [Vogue UK]
Ralph Lauren‘s show last Friday was the first Fashion Week show ever for LeBron James. [WWD, previously]
Erin Wasson tells Cory Kennedy that homeless people have the best sense of style. [Read More
In April, we told you why New Yorkers care about Carla Bruni, 40-year-old model-turned-pop-star-turned-first lady of France. Now the "21st-century amalgam of Jackie O, Lady Di and J-Lo" is coming out with her third album, Comme si de rien n’était this week. The title translates to ”As if Nothing Happened,” and it refers to Read More
The September issue of Vanity Fair features French first lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy on the cover and yet again poses the question, Is she the new Jackie O.? In the piece, written by Maureen Orth, Ms. Bruni is painted as a modern sort of woman who values her independence, remains friends Read More