Ivy Pascual is DuJour magazine’s chief research editor. Prior to joining the staff in 2012, she was a freelance reporter at InStyle and a graduate of Syracuse University. She loves testing out fancy beauty products, HGTV and stealing cuddles from her Bichon named Coconut.
City Parks Foundation throws its largest and most successful fundraising event yet
When it comes to money, Frank Sinatra once said, "If you've got it, give it away." His words were the theme of last night's fundraiser for the City Parks Foundation (CFP) in New York City. The nonprofit conservancy group raised more than $1 million—the most in its history—by ... More
The Food Network star is honored for his work to help racehorses
Race fans, horse lovers and Belmont jockeys and trainers flooded Bobby Flay's Bar Americain Thursday night as the celebrity chef and racehorse owner hosted a private dinner and live auction— raising $450,000—to benefit two racehorse-related nonprofits. With the Belmont Stakes just a day away, DuJour caught up with Flay—who ... More
W Union Square and the ICFF present "Fantastico"
Fantastico, a window installation by the Spanish design team Wanda Barcelona that was unveiled Monday evening at the W New York hotel in Union Square, truly lives up to its name. The Barcelona-based trio, which is best ... More
Lacoste celebrated the upcoming Phoenix House event in the Hamptons with an evening of shopping in New York City.
On Wednesday night, Lacoste—which is celebrating its 80th anniversary this year—hosted a private event at its Fifth Avenue flagship store, where shoppers could browse pieces from the brand's spring collection (items sold exclusively include a six-piece capsule collection by Japanese manga artist Osamu Tezuka) while uniformed waiters descended ... More
Over 500 guests packed the Free Arts NYC auction on Tuesday evening to toast contemporary art star Richard Phillips.
Fashion designer Monika Chiang, stylist Vanessa Traina and model Hilary Rhoda were just a few of the guests who attended the nonprofit organization's, auction at Chelsea's Eyebeam studios on Tuesday evening, where they were treated to Sonnier ... More
Calvin Klein Collection and the Human Rights Campaign hosted a star-studded bash to raise awareness for the cause.
Calvin Klein's white-walled, two-story flagship was buzzing on Wednesday night as designers, actors and business leaders – including Uma Thurman, Andy Cohen and Neil Patrick Harris – turned up to show their support for Americans for Marriage Equality. Francisco Costa, the women's creative director of Calvin Klein ... More
New York City's most caring (and stylish) citizens attended the ASPCA's gala on Thursday evening
ASPCA's 16th annual Bergh Ball, which was held at the Plaza Hotel, attracted some of the organization's most passionate supporters – and even transformed the city skyline to a bright orange hue. Mayor Michael Bloomberg arrived arm-in-arm with his daughter, noted equestrienne and author ... More
What happens when Broadway stars join forces with the world's leading scientists and renowned chefs? See here.
Combining food and science adds up to a winning formula for the mind and senses, as we saw at the World Science Festival Gala on Monday, where some of the brightest minds in science, theater and culinary arts gathered to pay tribute to James D. Watson. The gala, ... More
Natalia Vodianova, Robin Roberts and more were honored at the fourth annual DVF awards in New York City
“I have never met a woman that is not strong,” Diane von Furstenberg told the audience of the fourth annual DVF awards at the United Nations on Friday night, “they don’t exist.” And looking around the room at the women who were recognized (Robin Roberts, Natalia ... More
Famed sculptor Nick Cave unleashes his herd on Grand Central Terminal
Photography by Travis Magee, Courtesy Creative Time and MTA Arts for Transit If you happen to pass through Grand Central Terminal this week, chances are ... More