If you were one of the hundreds of people stuck on the corner of 59th Street and 5th Avenue trying to get into Bergdorf Goodman last night, don’t worry: the people inside the store didn’t see much more than you did.
The department store had a series of events scheduled throughout the Read More
Although Gen Art’s 15th Anniversary benefit on the spacious 11th floor of 7 West 34th Street was admittedly thrown as a last-ditch effort to save the floundering organization, the mood was hardly desperate!
First to arrive was lovely New Zealand native Rebecca Taylor, with father in tow. The designer was wearing Read More
Designer Zac Posen was peeking out from under a red-carnation-adorned brown fedora, trying to pick out his favorite item in the new design boutique Haus Interior on Elizabeth Street at an opening party on Monday, June 22. “It’s hard to see anything with so many people!” he said.
On Wednesday, June 24, the Gen Art organization will throw a benefit in honor of its 15th anniversary, titled “I Heart (Gen) Art.” Celebrities chairing the event include designers Zac Posen, Rebecca Taylor and Georgina Chapman, plus actors William H. Macy, and the Adrians Grenier and Brody. The event will feature an exhibition of works Read More
In an effort to cut costs and be sensitive to the times, Vera Wang plans to show her Fall 2009 collection in her new Mercer Street store instead of at Bryant Park. [WWD]
Betsey Johnson has also dropped out of showing her collection in February at Bryant Park, a venue that typically Read More
During "recessionary" times, the rich must do their shopping in private–at hotel suites, private residences, and showrooms; loading hefty bags in the back of their chauffeured cars along Fifth Avenue might come across as vulgar or insensitive. [NY Times]
Hair stylists are outraged over Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich‘s ‘do. “There’s no name Read More
Designers including Isaac Mizrahi, Carolina Herrera, and Betsey Johnson have submitted to Women’s Wear Daily sketches of the dresses they’d like to design for Michelle Obama for the Inauguration Ball on January 20. [WWD]
Zac Posen is reportedly at work on several lower-priced diffusion lines. [FWD]
Té Casan, which Read More
Marc Jacobs, along with Kate Moss and Justin Timberlake, are confirmed to co-chair the Metropolitan Museum’s Costume Institute Gala in May with Anna Wintour. [Vogue UK]
The new celebrity trend is not to wear the actual designer handbag, but rather the dust bag in which it is sold, as seen on Keira Read More
On June 17, Anna Wintour co-hosted a fund-raiser for Barack Obama with Andre Leon Talley, Calvin Klein and Michelle Obama followed by an $10,000-per-head dinner at Mr. Klein’s home.
Now, with New York Fashion Week approaching, Ms. Wintour has roped in Sarah Jessica Parker to help with a second fund-raiser on Sept. 9 at Charles Read More
Jay-Z and Beyoncé really did get married on Friday! Well, we think. Mary J. Blige supposedly confirmed the news to her fans while performing in North Carolina over the weekend and witnesses have been leaking details to US Weekly and People.com. [NY Daily News]
Socialites coping with recession: Ivanka Read More