Fashion Week Observed
The Elie Tahari presentation at the designer’s 5th Avenue store was packed, and as The Observer entered the all-white space where many models (and even more people) were corralled, it was not hard to see why. The Spring 2014 collection was a mix of sleek neutrals and bright, rich color, and there were plenty of waiters Read More
Earlier this week, the Village got a new neighbor: Alec Baldwin bought a new downtown home at Devonshire House, taking over the massive duplex penthouse. He appears to be making room in the city’s hipper environs for his new girlfriend, Hilaria Thomas, who will likely prefer the neighborhood to his previous home in the star-studded 300 Central Park West.
It’s a well-worn path. Indeed, Mr. Baldwin is only the latest in a line of older uptown dudes to to head downtown in search of love.
Elie Tahari has been called “the king of the jacket” for the $500 million business-forward fashion label that bears his name. Yet the Israeli-born designer could also be called the king of real estate for his nine-figure property portfolio. Still, for years there was one tiny piece of Manhattan he could never have until now, Read More
Yesterday, Lance Bass attended his first show at fashion week: Elie Tahari at The Studio at Lincoln Center. Before this presentation, his priorities had pointed him in a different direction — he was busy following sporting events.
“I usually dont even attend any shows, and this is the first one I’ve done all week,” he Read More
Big week for the fashion crowd!
On the eighth floor of Saks on Oct. 20, CFDA president Steven Kolb hosted a party for his organization’s American Fashion Cookbook, now in its second printing, though Mr. Kolb admitted: “If we were to do a recipe quiz with all the designers in the cookbook and asked Read More
A decade ago, Rory Heather Green, a driven 26-year-old television producer from Atlanta with a broadcast journalism degree from Boston University, attended the 46th birthday party of Elie Tahari—a fashion designer known for his tailored lady suits, and a noted bachelor—and fell in love. But before she could marry Tahari the person, she had to Read More
Spirits were high at designer Elie Tahari’s show on the first day of Fashion Week, in the Israeli-born designer’s showroom kitty corner to Bryant Park.
“We’re expecting excitement,” Mr. Tahari said of the week to come. “We’re expecting the stores to cheer up from this tough year, and,” he paused, “for the press to also Read More
Last night at the Elie Tahari store in Soho, Mr. Tahari and his wife Rory kicked off the Annual Winter Antiques Show, which opens on Jan. 22 at the Armory, with a party for the Antiques Show Young Collectors.Among the committee members making an appearance were young socials Tatiana Boncompagni, Gillian Hearst Simonds and Kipton Read More
According to Publishers Marketplace (subscription required), Rory Tahari—the vice chairman and creative director of husband Elie Tahari‘s eponymous label—has scored her first-ever book deal. The project, a "collection of approximately 75 checklists on topics including parenting, moving, traveling, financial planning, taking care of your home, preparing for a hospital stay, planning a funeral, Read More
Bravely disregarding their own safety, travelers at Kennedy Airport booed temperamental model Naomi Campbell as she cut in front of around 200 people to go to the front of the passport checking line. Ms. Campbell’s lawyer says the special treatment was for "security reasons." [R&M]
Sam Perry, the random campaign worker whose Read More