While Allison Sarofim‘s annual Halloween party took place the weekend before Halloween, most people celebrated on the actual day since this year it fell on Friday–and there were plenty of masquerades and balls for New York’s socials to attend. Some stopped by the several parties going on around town, while others camped out Read More
In an age where Damien Hirst errata have joined gold and United States government bonds in the shrinking pantheon of safe investments, can contemporary art still be dangerous?
More to the point, can contemporary art be dangerous when it’s held in something of a polyurethane uterus, a haute-culture billboard designed by deconstructivist goddess Zaha Hadid, Read More
Irina Aleksander called around to find out the costumes prominent New Yorkers are wearing this Halloween. Celerie Kemble‘s going to need a lot of hairspray!
Ms. Aleksander also moseyed down to Diane von Furstenberg‘s meatpacking district store, where the fashion empress was throwing a party for Paper mag’s Kim Hastreiter‘s new book about Read More
“I have zero investments, for better or for worse,” said 26-year-old Ben Zoltowski, a senior print project manager at the advertising agency McCann Erickson. “I feel like New York is already difficult enough to live in financially! I’m used to living paycheck to paycheck and living frugally, because we sort of have to. Most of Read More
Sep. 17, 2008 The Best-Dressed at
the New Yorkers
for Children Benefit
On Tuesday, Sept. 16, the post-work crowd on 42nd Street was treated to a procession of coquettish cocktail dresses and floor-sweeping evening gowns worn by Manhattan’s uptown set as they exited their chauffeured cars–or pedicabs as we saw Read More
Wednesday night’s party on the Mini Rooftop in Chelsea thrown by V magazine in honor of its new issue was a downsized version of last week’s Interview magazine bash—same crowd, different venue. The only difference was that everyone appeared a little more worn down by the elaborate Fashion Week festivities that have taken Read More
On Sunday afternoon, Sept. 7, at Herve Leger’s Spring ’09 show, the Daily Transom was—shivers of excitement!—seated across from a front row filled with uptown gals.
From left to right, in exact order, were: Genevieve Jones, Derek Blasberg, Fabiola Beracasa, Lauren Remington Platt, Zani Gugelmann, and Maggie Betts. (One of the chairs was labeled Read More
Even though the Bridgehampton Polo match on Saturday, Aug. 2, was canceled due to rain, Hamptons socials still tottered onto the muddy fields in flowing white summer dresses and 3-inch heels. The Transom spotted the beautiful Argentine polo player and the face of Polo Ralph Lauren, Nacho Figueras, posing for photos with bevies of giddy Read More
On Friday, March 14, the socialites Lauren Santo Domingo and Derek Blasberg took knitwear heiress Margherita Maccapanni Missoni out for an intimate dinner at their favorite Italian restaurant in the West Village—they wished to keep the exact location a secret—to celebrate her imminent move to Paris. Afterward Ms. Santo Domingo and Mr. Blasberg coerced Ms. Read More
When did journalism become THE hip hobby for New York socialites? In addition to Fabiola Beracasa’s show-and-tell gig for New York, Derek Blasberg, the ubiquitous man-about-town, is blogging for Style.com. Today he writes about the forthcoming Trovata pop-up store in the back of Earnest Sewn’s boutique on Washington Read More