Isaac Mizrahi’s favorite hair pomade has been discontinued, so naturally he holed up in his apartment and made a lifetime supply of his own, to be called I-Hair. [P6]
Being married to Gwen Stefani means getting used to her untamed fashion sense, or as Gavin Rossdale puts it, "It’s like marrying Read More
Jessica Silk, a wavy-haired, freckled grad student in public health, was sitting at the Organic Grille in the East Village on a recent sun-drenched afternoon, picking at a healthful seitan wrap. “Sometimes I think we can smell one another in a crowd, and not because we have snacks,” she said.
Ms. Silk, 27, Read More
The ability to artfully keep Kate Moss’ acne and George Clooney’s wrinkles out of glossy magazines is more lucrative than one might think. Pascal Dangin, the maestro of fashion photo retouching, paid $5.8 million this month for a townhouse at 281 West Fourth Street, in the West Village brownstone dreamland near West 11th Street.
“You know service is the best Prozac, or any drugs that are out there for stress. Service! It’s cheap, it’s good!” AIDS activist and Keep A Child Alive founder Leigh Blake told audiences yesterday at Condé Nast’s Black Ball in support of her organization.
Ms. Blake, who left school at 14 to follow the Who Read More
Looking something like a zebra, hollaback girl Gwen Stefani just arrived at Hammerstein Ballroom in midtown, where later tonight she will perform with Alicia Keys for the Black Ball 2007. The proceeds from the evening will go to the AIDS charity Keep a Child Alive.
Gwen Stefani Keeps Read More
No figure embodies the ambiguous last decade of popular music quite like Pharrell Williams. His work as the public face of the production duo the Neptunes helped make ecstatic, percussive minimalism the default radio and dance-floor standard. Out of inchoate raw materials—the third-wave gangster rap of Mystikal; the Scandinavian bubblegum of Justin Timberlake; the sunny Read More
AIMEE: Brian and I settle in for our final consult with our wedding planner Jennifer Arezzo of A Simple Wish and the barrage of questions begins: menu choices, linens, gift bags, songlist…songlist, stop! Now she’s hit a hot-button issue, one we care about deeply. We’ve got a dancing crowd and the band, which Read More
The new Gwen.
Remember the mangy below-stairs bar on Houston Street with all of the smoke-stained sweaters stitched together and slung from the ceiling?
For a long time now it’s been a multi-stage venue on Leonard Street in Tribeca, and even had a Los Angeles arm that was partly responsible Read More
In December, Barbara Corcoran told The Observer that if she wasn’t invited to the Gods and Goddesses-themed holiday party, she would probably crash it.
We’re actually not sure if Babs ever made it, but from the sound of this “event report,” Corcoran CEO Pam Liebman was definitely in control of the festivities. Read More
In The Transom: The catty front-row seat thieves of fashion week! Salman Rushdie goes off on “philistines” at the New York Public Library! Billioinairess Sheila C. Johnson comes to town, with her checkbook and white wedding shoes! Amanda De Cadenet gets strokes from her Stroke beau at her big gallery opening! Walter Kirn’s memoir Read More