At Thursday night’s American Foundation for AIDS Research (amFAR) gala at Cipriani, the attendees were all about the cause and less about Fashion Week, which officially kicked off the next day.
Among those present were Liza Minnelli and Donna Karan (both of whom were honored for their work for AIDS research), Kenneth Cole, Anna Read More
On Monday, Jan. 12, Donna Karan hosted a party at her Urban Zen center in the West Village for her health guru and friend, Dr. Frank Lipman, to celebrate his new book, Spent: End Exhaustion and Feel Great Again.
"I see a lot of people in my practice that are spent," said Dr. Lipman, who Read More
Lithe brunette socialite Jennifer Creel arrived on Tuesday, Dec. 9, at the meatpacking district showroom of British handbag designer Anya Hindmarch wearing a puffy coat, black spandex and a tank top. She was there to participate in a holiday gym class Ms. Hindmarch was holding for fashion industry types.
“I exercise regularly,” said Ms. Read More
During "recessionary" times, the rich must do their shopping in private–at hotel suites, private residences, and showrooms; loading hefty bags in the back of their chauffeured cars along Fifth Avenue might come across as vulgar or insensitive. [NY Times]
Hair stylists are outraged over Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich‘s ‘do. “There’s no Read More
Donna Karan will launch an 18-piece maternity line in the spring called The Happy Birth-Day Collection. [WWD]
Sisters Laura and Kate Mulleavy of Rodarte collected a prize of 100,000 euros at the Swiss Textile Awards. [Vogue UK]
Luxury goods makers like Chanel, Versace, Christian Louboutin, and Chloe Read More
Kanye West might collaborate on a line of clothing with the Gap, or appear in a Gap commercial, or both! The hip-hop artist was spotted this afternoon in Gap’s corporate NYC offices. [Jezebel]
Cartier has filed suit against Donna Karan, charging the designer with stealing the name of the luxury jewelry Read More
Since July 13, a steely group of distinguished New York fashionistas—clothing empress Donna Karan, newly appointed Vanity Fair editors Ingrid Sischy and Sandra Brant, and underwear genius Calvin Klein—have been traipsing through the deserts and jungles of Africa.
Longtime partners Ms. Sischy and Ms. Brant are old friends with Ms. Karan. Mr. Klein, 65, Read More
So last week, Michael Bloomberg hosted an elite luncheon at the Four Seasons hotel where he talked about things he hoped the various powerful figures in the audience would advocate when politicians ask them for contributions. He also spoke strongly in favor of issues like independent legislative redistricting and free trade with Colombia.
Afterwards, Read More
I stumbled into my first class in Environmental Politics at SUNY/Buffalo in the Fall of 1975 and first went to work for the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in 1977, and if you told me back then that thirty years later they would replace pickles and blintzes with eco-fashion on the Lower East Side—I would Read More
An animal rights group that calls itself the Paint Panthers painted the words "Bunny Butcher" outside Donna Karan’s home in the Hamptons. [NY Daily News]
The Lower East Side still hates yuppies, apparently (a little self-loathing, no?). An activist tells Page Six that everyone is so pissed at Bruce Willis for opening Read More