Fashion Week Observed
In celebration of the long desired end of Fashion Week, DeLeon Tequila and Nur Khan hosted what would be the last of their fabled Electric Sessions last night at the Hiro Ballroom (which, for the record, is still open) with Guns n’ Roses.
Rupert Murdoch just can’t catch a break. While his aging back is ready to give under the weight of his billions and his massive influence over American political discourse, he must also shoulder the burdens of being subject to phone-hacking scandal-related legal action by no less than Sienna Read More
It’s that time of year again when we get to marvel at the many things worn at Anna Wintour’s party the Costume Institute gala at the Met. This year’s theme, “The American Woman,” was perhaps a little bit easier for sartorially challenged celebrities to understand and therefore please their red carpet audiences.
After all, the Read More
I am, despite a weakness for toe-tapping song-and-dance numbers, a cynic, and the preopening ad campaign for the new revival of Brighton Beach Memoirs, all ’80s quotations and ’80s typography, gave plenty of ammunition for cynicism. (If The Times offered the option of printing in sepia, no doubt the producers would have jumped at it.) Read More
Members of the press are well aware that if an invitation to a New York film premiere indicates that celebrity arrivals begin at 7 p.m., it usually means that the lead stars of this film will likely arrive at 7:55 p.m. At the Wednesday night premiere of The September Issue at the Museum of Modern Read More
“I’ve been sporting braids for years now,” said Allison Pottasch, 20, who—stopped in Union Square on Monday, May 25—was wearing a loose-fitting purple shirt, jean shorts and a silver nose ring, her thick brown hair parted down the center and arranged neatly into two of spring 2009’s ubiquitous Heidi-esque braids (the Swiss orphan, not the Read More
Late last week, the comely blond British socialite and model Poppy Delevigne, 22, called from her Nolita apartment—several blocks from the new four-story, 40,000-square-foot Topshop behemoth lurking behind covered windows at Broadway and Broome—and described some of her favorite items from the British retail chain, like an “amazing” emerald-green, one-shouldered dress designed by the model Read More
Rumors of a Mary-Kate Olsen pregnancy, which started when her weight "shot up to 102 pounds" (!), are not true, according to the actress’s rep. [Us Weekly]
According to a bunch of well-dressed people, the Lower East Side’s Chloe 81 is becoming the "Biggie to [the] Beatrice’s Tupac." [Read More
Call it the Year of the Tortoise: the year that New York women—speedy, combative, bargain-driven shoppers—finally slowed their credit card use to a crawl; and tortoiseshell, named for a lumbering, dwindling beast, bled downward from our sunglasses to color the rest of our wardrobes.
Late last week, the city’s beleaguered retail Read More
Via Reuters, we’ve learned that Sienna Miller has gotten serious with her paparazzi hate, using a British human rights law to successfully sue Darryn Lyons and his Big Pictures photo agency for $80,000. In addition to the money, Mr. Lyons will pay Ms. Miller’s court costs and cease to photograph her at Read More