Last night, author Michael Gross celebrated the re-release of his acclaimed book Model: The Ugly Business of Beautiful Women. Guests included Sharon Bush, Lady Liliana Cavendish, Carmen Dell’Orefice, Matthew Settle, Anthony Haden-Guest and Nicole Miller.
The updated version of Model includes a new twelve page afterword called “The Last Word,” according to reports. Read More
Last night, the Cinema Society, Dior and Beauty with DeLeon hosted the New York premier of Rachel Weisz’s new film The Whistleblower. Celebrities and socialites flocked to the screening, with guests including Hamish Bowels, Anna Wintour, Nicole Miller, Leandro Perez, Irina Pataneva, Annelise Peterson, Patricia Field and, of course, Rachel Weisz.
The film, based on Read More
“Can you imagine coming to New York City, as a young designer, right out of college?” Kate Spade Creative Director Deborah Lloyd asked in a documentary that aired this morning before the Elle Fashion Next show at the Koch Theater at Lincoln Center.
It was a fairly pertinent question: the designs that would soon grace Read More
Ford modeling agency founder Jerry Ford passed away on Sunday in New Jersey at the age of 83. [NY Times]
Nicole Miller, often perceived as an evening wear designer, is launching a line of day dresses for Spring 2009 under the label Nicole Miller Studio One. [WWD]
The Read More
“Is Ellen Tracy worth going to?” said a woman wearing a hat that looked like a beefeater’s helmet to Robert Verdi, the style commentator, who at that moment was preparing to interview Hal Rubenstein, another style commentator, about the Max Azria show, which had just let out.
Mr. Verdi was frank with her: “It’s Read More
Lessons learned this week: People are still mesmerized by a little pomp, circumstance and white mystery smoke ( viva Papa Ratzi!); trees do grow in Brooklyn; diets are for suckers; lots of New York men think they look good in flip-flops and flooders (we’re not in Cap D’Antibes, fellas!); and our darling girl-crush Read More
There goes the neighborhood!
Fashion designer Nicole Miller and her computer-maven husband Kim Taipale recently put their Tribeca apartment on the market for $4.25 million.
The three-bedroom, three-bathroom co-op on Hudson Street is not the little black dress of Manhattan apartments: It includes 11-foot ceilings and a full dining room, which could be converted Read More
Michael Raymond and Debora Assis
Met: July 29, 1998
Engaged: Feb. 14, 2002
Projected Wedding Date: Aug. 3, 2002
Here’s an example of one of those high-concept proposals.
Mike Raymond sat Debora Assis down on a frigid wintry bench at the South Street Seaport. He pulled out a ring box, and Read More