The Observer lankered out to Brooklyn Bowl last night still trying to square the circle of a professional sports team moving to unkempt Brooklyn, but the team is doing its best job to erase that dissonance by inviting us to some killer parties before the losing starts. This particular party? Cheerleader tryouts. If you insist.
We were there to watch 27 dancers compete in an “American Idol”-like competition to determine the final spots on the dance squad, whose name at the event was revealed to be the cheeky “Brooklynettes.”
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.
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“What you’re going to see today is equal parts audacious, shocking, um, decadent and wildly entertaining,” announced Lionsgate exec Joe Drake before last night’s screening of The Devil’s Double.
An eclectic audience—including Dame Helen Mirren, designer Cynthia Rowley, actress Zoe Lister Jones, Nicole Murphy accompanied by ex-Giant Michael Strahan, and dynamic duo Ice-T and Coco Read More
After the depressing social scene of the last few weeks, last night’s party at the Louis Vuitton store in Soho gave us hope that February’s New York Fashion Week, which has been losing what seems like a designer a day—Peter Som dropped out this morning—won’t be totally doom-and-gloom-filled.
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In Milan, Miuccia Prada showed a collection filled with rumpled silks in rich colors that were strung onto the body with cords and bows. But her shoes made a lot of models fall down. (See video above.) [Vogue UK, WSJ]
Even Tim Gunn hasn’t been able to buy Read More
Patricia Field, Sex and the City’s controversial costume designer (who has become largely famous for her often zany clothing choices for Sarah Jessica Parker’s character Carrie Bradshaw) can’t imagine dressing a more ideal body than Ms. Parker’s.
“Sarah Jessica Parker has the best body that I have experienced and probably will Read More