The label Juicy Couture is perhaps best known for outfitting young girls (and sometimes their moms who should know better) in cotton candy-bright velour sweatpants with the word "Juicy" written across the buttocks. Its clothes are often decorated with rhinestones and lots of hardware, combining the image of daddy’s uptown little girl with a little Read More
Brooke Geahan, the 20-something founder of the Accompanied Literary Society, has made a career of throwing scruffy readers and writers together with scenesters and socialites, and using the dim light of glamorous venues to make them look significantly more attractive than they might elsewhere. She was up to her old tricks on Wednesday, Sept. 25, Read More
“While we haven’t pulled in blockbuster ratings, we have helped create an identity for the network—or rather, an identifying show for the network,” Josh Schwartz, the 32-year-old creator of the CW network show Gossip Girl, told the Transom via phone from his office in Burbank, Calif., the other day. To New Yorkers’ alternate delight and Read More
Hamptons residents who paid up to $2,500 a plate to hang out with Gwyneth Paltrow at a benefit for the Amaryllis Farm Equine Rescue Organization at Steven Klein‘s Bridgehampton farm (read Daily Transom’s account!) were upset when the actress refused to come out of the host’s house for most of the evening. [Read More
Tomorrow evening, the East Hampton Library will host its fourth annual Author’s Night benefit, Page Six reported today. All of the proceeds will benefit the library (though an Authors Only summer share might be kinda fun too!). Over 80 writers are expected to attend, including E.L. Doctorow, Jay McInerney, A.M. Holmes, Marie Brenner, Read More
Last night at an after-party for a private screening of Step Brothers on the roof of the Empire Hotel, 38-year-old Matthew Settle, who plays the young Brooklyn Dad on Gossip Girl, wanted to bum a cigarette. (He was obliged.)
"Well, Rufus is probably going to run into some trouble with his daughter," he said when Read More
A long-lost short story by Jay McInerney, stolen from the author’s apartment about twenty years ago and recently returned, will be published next week on the Web site FiveChapters.com. The story, entitled "If Wishes Were Porsches," will be serialized over the course of the work week, starting next Monday October 22, Read More
The mood was festive at last night's townhouse showing/wine tasting/book signing at 310 East 53rd Street.
"Welcome to our home," a woman joked as partygoers sauntered around the 4,000-square-foot property.
Four floors above the midtown after-work happy hour scene, brokers and media types munched on figs with blue cheese and downed wine as Read More
Dana Vachon, the 28-year-old banker turned blogger turned novelist about town, was not wearing socks. Just loafers. A buttery brown leather pair that may or may not have been Gucci and cocooned his feet to reveal just the manliest hint of hair-sprinkled skin. Set against an outfit of cobalt blue jeans, gold-coin cufflinks, and a Read More