Ralph Lauren’s daughter gives Willy Wonka a run for his money. Read More
Normally when you’re the scion of multi-billion-dollar global fashion enterprise like Ralph Lauren, you buy your luxury Manhattan real estate real estate under an LLC, so that the prying eyes of The Observer can’t write it up. But then again, if you’ve got a WASP-y image to uphold (and let’s face it, who needs that more than someone whose father was born with the name Ralph Lifshitz?), an Upper East Side co-op is the only way to go—and they don’t let you hide behind a shell corp.
Thus we came across Dylan Lauren and husband (as of 2011) Paul Arrouet’s names in city property records late yesterday afternoon, proud new owners of a 10th-floor co-op at 125 East 72nd Street.
A star-studded crew turned out for the premiere of Sarah Jessica Parker‘s new movie I Don’t Know How She Does It. Guests included Christina Hendricks, Olivia Munn, Sophia Bush, Katie Lee, Wendi Murdoch, Olivia Palermo, Dylan Lauren, Kevin Jonas, Tinsley Mortimer and Pierce Brosnan.
The screening, hosted jointly by the Weinstein Company and the Read More
Dylan Lauren, proprietress of Dylan’s Candy Bar and daughter of Ralph Lauren (“the apple that didn’t fall far from the tree—the one who’s good at selling old wine in new bottles“), is pissed. Rival upscale candy store Sugar Factory has been poaching her employees.
This can mean but one thing: CANDY WAR.
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The front rows of the Ralph Lauren show on the morning of Thursday, Sept. 17 were, as usual, separated by magazine: From Vogue, there was Anna, Grace, Sally, Tonne; from Elle, there was Robbie Myers and Kate Lanphear; from New York, there was Adam Moss, Harriet Mays Powell, and Observer alumna Amy Larocca; from Marie Read More
At Monday night’s relaunch of Dylan Lauren‘s uptown candy store Dylan’s Candy Bar, director Woody Allen arrived with his wife, Soon-Yi Previn, and their two adopted daughters, Bechet and Manzie. He posed for photos with the whole family and Ms. Lauren. And judging from his faint half-smile, he looked as though he almost Read More
At Monday evening’s party for the relaunch of Dylan Lauren‘s (daughter of Ralph) popular store, Dylan’s Candy Bar, it was not surprising that sugar featured prominently in the celebration. Tables were piled with mini-brownies and cupcakes; there was a marshmallow dipping station and bikini-and-body-paint-clad candy necklace distributors. The candy-garnished cocktails were hit or miss, however. Read More
Guests at the Ralph Lauren show Friday morning on Hudson Street may have felt like they were in the steamroom of a very expensive Uptown spa: Soothing World music, the stacked intimacy of just a few rows of seating, Moroccan-looking lamp hanging from the entrance to the runway, cream-colored cushions on the benches. Or maybe Read More
Yesterday, we issued some tardies to the designers who continue to struggle to begin their shows on time. (Even Diane von Furstenberg, the issuer of the original pleading letter asking designers to be punctual, got one!)
Since then we’ve learned that Carolina Herrera nearly lost her mind when Renee Zellweger Read More