Fashion Week Observed
Out of all the shows we’ve gone to during this longer-than-a-week Fashion extravaganza, Betsey Johnson‘s was by far the most fun. Does that come as a shocker to anyone? The 65-year-old knows how to give her legion of fans–who run the gauntlet from punk-rock 15-year-olds to Russell Simmons–what they want, and we’re not just talking about her infamous cartwheel/splits routine that she’s become infamous for.
Among the guests meandering through the Upper East Side townhouse where Page Six’s Paula Froelich was celebrating the publication of her novel, Mercury in Retrograde, on Tuesday night, May 26, was a mingled group of Ms. Froelich’s friends, colleagues and professional acquaintances: socialite Cornelia Guest, 30 Rock‘s leggy actress Katrina Bowden, essayist and book Read More
So many revelers turned out for Paper magazine’s annual “Beautiful People Party” at the Maritime Hotel’s Hiro Ballroom on Thursday, April 9, that even A-list heiress Lydia Hearst was turned away at the front door.
So, she took the back door.
The waifish 24-year-old model had been having dinner with Read More
Italian denim brand Diesel—perhaps sensing that this is hardly the time for a celeb-infested store opening party with sponsored cocktails and a surprise performance by Kanye West or M.I.A.—is celebrating its massive new Diesel Planet flagship (all 20,000 square feet of it!) at 54th and 5th with a series of dinners in the store window. Read More
While visiting New York, Shannen Doherty likes "[carousing] with hipsters and chain-[smoking]," but not The Eldridge or other girls. Also, she does not care about the death of print. [P6]
Tom Brady has been forced to take his Time Warner Center apartment off the market because his tenant, an apparently uptight new mother, Read More
The Daily Transom felt a bit odd ascending to the penthouse at Highbar to celebrate the launch of a new ad campaign for DOW XLA-a new material that’s supposed to be a better choice to put in denim than Lycra and Spandex-featuring Bijou Phillips. After all, now is not exactly the time to think about Read More
On Thursday evening, a crowd of very well-dressed people gathered at the private club Norwood on West 14th Street for cocktails and a screening of a film directed by Tara Subkoff to promote her new line for Bebe. The film—"inspired from my favorite film noirs from back in the day," Ms. Subkoff told us—starred model Read More
Carlos Campos, the men’s wear designer known for his perfectly tailored suits, has announced that he will show his first women’s wear collection on September 7 at the Altman building in Chelsea. But Mr. Campos, who was born in Honduras, doesn’t plan to do it quietly: he will use only black models in his runway Read More
Kanye West might collaborate on a line of clothing with the Gap, or appear in a Gap commercial, or both! The hip-hop artist was spotted this afternoon in Gap’s corporate NYC offices. [Jezebel]
Cartier has filed suit against Donna Karan, charging the designer with stealing the name of the luxury jewelry maker’s Read More
Last night, socialite, sometime Gossip Girl, and new face of Myla Lingerie Lydia Hearst hosted a cocktail party and fashion show to celebrate Freshpair.com’s 6th Annual National Underwear day. (Every other day of the year is apparently not underwear day!)
Also in attendance at Espace were Russell Simmons and designers Izzy Gold and Richie Read More