The invitation for El Museo del Barrio’s annual gala, an evening of dinner and dancing to benefit the museum, enticed guests with the promise “Governor Paterson to celebrate his birthday with the Mariachis.”
Indeed, as Cipriani 42nd Street filled with ornate gowns and the buzz of Spanish chitchat on Wednesday, May 20, Governor David Paterson, Read More
At around 5:30 p.m. on Monday, May 18, a procession of women in billowing gowns was making its way in the courtyard of the Metropolitan Opera House for the American Ballet’s spring gala.
“I cannot wait to see Michelle Obama!” said the fit morning-talk-show host Kelly Ripa, adding that she was wearing fake eyelashes for Read More
“This is an evening I like to call Saks and the City!” said Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who was on hand to honor Saks CEO Steve Sadove during a fund-raising gala for the Fashion Institute of Technology at Cipriani 42nd Street on Thursday, March 19. “I had to work at that,” Hizzoner then added, sheepishly.
Mr. Sadove, a Saks exec Read More
Paris Hilton is defending the Jonas Brothers’ decision to wear promise rings, saying virginity is "a cool thing for a kid to keep." [ Read More
Carolina Herrera, who was ready to begin her show on time this morning, had to wait for special guest Renee Zellweger to arrive. [WWD]
Rachel Zoe felt sorry for herself, but then she got her own reality show. [NY Post]
Sheer is in for Spring. [Read More
Before this afternoon’s Diesel Black Gold show at the Bryant Park tents, Vogue’s longtime editor-at-large André Leon Talley sat in the third row—“I have to dash out of here. If you sit in your normal seat you can’t get to the door fast enough,” he explained—discussing his excitement over “the sudden surge of diversity on Read More
ERICA: I had my final fitting at Carolina Herrera today and I feel like I’m still floating on a cloud.
My dress is just so fab and dreamy. It’s PURR-fect.
And somehow when I was there last week, I just wasn’t feelin’ it. I was out running errands and snuck in a dress Read More
ERICA: We bought my wedding dress yesterday and from start to finish the entire process took about 17 minutes (yep folks, that includes trying the dress on). I know some brides take months hunting down the perfect lacey, frothy fantasy number, and hey…we all work at our own pace. Mine just happens to be Read More
Lauren Davis, the golden-haired scion of a bottled-water fortune, was swooshing uptown in a cab from her West 30th Street office, discussing her job as the director of public relations for the fur-centric fashion house J. Mendel. Ms. Davis, 28, who has co-chaired the American Museum of Natural History’s Winter Dance for three consecutive years, Read More
When the New York Post identified publicist Lizzie Grubman’s front-row companion at the Feb. 10 Alice Roi fashion show as her “new love,” they apparently hadn’t checked with his wife.
Ms. Grubman attended the show in a “Love” T-shirt and sat next to a man whom the Post referred to as “a financier named Jeff.” Read More