In the middle of a trunk show held Saturday at her Madison Avenue store, Donna Karan peered at the half-eaten mini-cupcake that her 4-year-old granddaughter, Stefania, had just pressed into her palm.
“Why don’t you like it?” Ms. Karan asked. “I have never seen you give a cupcake away.” Stefania, who was wearing a Read More
When New York Fashion Week starts on Friday, Feb. 1, many will promptly begin anticipating its climax seven days later, when Marc Jacobs is scheduled to show his fall 2008 collection at the Lexington Avenue Armory at 7 p.m.—an improvement over last season’s 9 p.m. start time, which turned into 11 p.m. Mr. Jacobs had Read More
At last week’s 7th on Sale event at the Armory on Lexington, designer Donna Karan and über-model Kate Moss were seen in the midst of a long and intimate conversation. According to WWD, the two had a lot to catch up on. Ms. Moss was recently photographed for DKNY’s spring Read More
Last night at Guastavino’s The Daily Transom found Donna Karan in the mood to wax metaphysical.
“I’ve been to Africa many times already, and once you get bit by an African bug, there’s nothing like it in the world. You know what it is—did you hear the drumming?” Ms. Karan asked, gesturing to a group Read More
History was made at the Golden Globes. On Monday night, we television viewers gasped as the unthinkable unfurled before our eyes: Hollywood, it would appear, has abandoned its lefty point of view and gone totally, shockingly and utterly Republican! Never in the history of the red carpet have we ever witnessed such a turgid parade—sleek Read More
Last night at the New School’s Tishman Auditorium, Parsons dean Paul Goldberger conveniently recited a line from designer Bruce Mau’s Incomplete Manifesto for Growth: “Don’t be cool. Cool is conservative fear dressed in black.” Wearing black pants and a button down shirt, Mr. Mau burst out laughing. “I know, I’m in a rut.” Read More
The skeleton of the new New York Times building is now about 400 feet high, but the fight over the land beneath it is still not over. In some ways, it hasn’t even begun.
Over three years ago, the state condemned the 11 parcels on the site to make way for the new 52-story building, Read More
wednesday · september 8
Perry Ellis, noon
A moist 73 degrees; 92 percent humidity. Those not able to afford the de rigueur Japanese hair-straightening were desperately smoothing down that morning’s blowout.
There was no runway, just girls standing patiently under the lights, looking dangerously young, with small pouty faces and dark-rimmed glassy Read More
Your summer share is disintegrating into a firestorm of petty bickering and teeth-gnashing resentment. While Lizzie Grubman, Donna Karan, Christie Brinkley et al. waft serenely around their palatial Hamptons spreads, you’re spending your weekends locked in a darkening psychodrama with your annoying housemates in Fire Island and Westhampton.
It’s not too late to salvage your Read More
The hideously ungroovy clouds of war, terrorism and potential nuclear Armageddon are casting a pall over many a glittering Manhattan milieu.
As Showdown Iraq approaches, it has unleashed the gray mists of restraint and sent them swirling through the salons of Park Avenue, thence south to clog the mournful canyons of Wall Street. Declining property Read More