Hello! It’s Mr. Monocle, here to once again regale you with tales of my journeys. This month’s destination is a little different. Instead of the usual jaunt to some godforsaken hellhole, I decided to stay in Manhattan. In the spirit of the holiday season I visit one of my favorite spots… the famed Algonquin Hotel! Read More
Noah Freedman is going to make real estate fun. The Co-founder of BOND New York is transforming the boring text of lease contracts into a vibrant, lifestyle decision. NYO reached out to Noah to discuss BOND’s latest projects, an original in-house publication, BOND Magazine, and a soon-to-come app for smartphone users. Read More
he Aesthete’s director of public relations tells you what she wears to every type of event this season Read More
Linda Delcher isn’t waiting around for a man to buy her a diamond ring this holiday season. As she strides into 1884, it’s clear she’s doing that all by herself. And why shouldn’t she? “Buying jewelry makes me happy!” she exclaims, “My desire to own – or as Elizabeth Taylor said act as the guardian for – beautiful, intriguing pieces that tell a story or evoke a feeling.” Read More
Everyone needs a zebroid. Read More
26-year-old Felicia McGinnis was arrested back in January on prostitution charges linked to her sartorial sins. Read More
Fashion and Politics
Yesterday afternoon, The Observer recieved a press release that was too good to be true:
Fashion designer Phillip Lim finally revealed the entirety of his cheap-chic 3.1 Phillip Lim for Target collection on Monday evening, with a special preview for style editors and auteurs. The presentation, staged in the mass retailer’s Garment District studio, offered a close-up look at the 100-plus pieces that will hit a majority of Target stores nationwide on September 15.
Look, we are sure Disney has its heart in the right place (specifically, deep in the cryogenically frozen vault underneath Space Mountain, one storage unit over from Walt’s head), but out of all the movies to start marketing an adult clothing line for, the upcoming Artie Hammer/Johnny Depp feature The Lone Ranger should have been very low on the pile.
Because no matter where you fall on Depp’s Tonto as a racist, Native American minstrel show spectrum, we can all agree that adding fuel to the outraged fire by developing a line of “Native American print” scarves as Theodora & Callum have done. We’re not judging whether these scarves constitute as “racist”–that’s for Jezebel to decide–but with such tricky source material, you’d think brands wouldn’t openly be trying to court more potentially hostile publicity.
Toddler fashion has a new face, and her name is Quinoa.
Quinoa is basically just your typical preteen–a hip firecracker with flawless style, razor-sharp wit and private school credentials.
Her playmates are named Elias, Hawkeye, Jasper and Chevron. Her look has been emulated by the likes of Heidi Klum and Rachel Zoe, and she reads Read More