Liam McMullan was standing outside of the West Village Bistro Highlands on Thursday night, wearing what appeared to be a homemade Bart Simpson t-shirt. As the new brand ambassador for Ploom “Pax,” which proudly boasts itself as being the “premium loose leaf vaporizer,” the son of famed New York photographer Patrick McMullan was doing his best to earn his Purple Prince title. When the Transom asked the young party scion how he had become involved with promoting the San Francisco-based company, he told us:
“I went to Wonderland and met Alice, and we went to a tea party with the Mad Hatter!”
The Eight-Day Week
Yours truly is one of a “kaleidoscope of New York personalities” who will be walking the runway to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the Canadian clothing company Joe Fresh. Dani Stahl, Steven Rojas, Mickey Boardman, Cory Kennedy, May Kwok, Fiona Byrne, Ari Seth Cohen, Va$htie Kola, gossip guru Michael Musto and Jordan Bradfield are among Read More
A Brush with a Brant
Despite that Harry Brant has barely cleared puberty, the social-buzzing, babygay spawn of model Stephanie Seymour and billionaire media/art/real estate tycoon Peter Brant, has a busy schedule that rivals those of Paris Hilton and Olivier Zahm. This past Friday at Emporio Armani’s 601 Madison Avenue boutique opening, we approached the 16-year-old high school sophomore to find why is he out socializing with Roberta Armani, Luigi Tadini, Ms. Hilton, Ricky Martin, Ryan Lochte, artist Rashaad Newsome, Anna dello Russo and Kate Lanphear, when he should probably be cracking those Algebra books.
“What have you been up to today?” we asked.
“I went to Rag & Bone. I liked it,” replied Mr. Brant, smiling profoundly.
Fashion Week Observed
When we arrived backstage at the BCBG show, Max Azria was inviting Maria Menounos to shabbat dinner at his Los Angeles home. Thrilled, she accepted the invitation before explaining that “can’t wait to return to her own Hollywood abode after Fashion week. I’m worried my dogs won’t recognize me,” she drawled. As a handler took Read More
Late last week, in a moment that feels particular to the neighborhood of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, a girl in her early 20s with long, seemingly unwashed brown hair, stained denim cutoffs, scuffed boots and a loose white tank top that exposed lacy bra straps rode by on a bicycle and caught the attention of Read More
Sofia Coppola will design a line of handbags and shoes for Louis Vuitton. [WWD]
Model Irina Lazareanu has been tapped to be the face of Tiffany & Co. And Nylon darling Cory Kennedy is reportedly working out a deal with Dr. Martens. [WWD]
Marie Claire got only 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
On Thursday evening, a crowd of very well-dressed people gathered at the private club Norwood on West 14th Street for cocktails and a screening of a film directed by Tara Subkoff to promote her new line for Bebe. The film—"inspired from my favorite film noirs from back in the day," Ms. Subkoff told us—starred model Read More