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Samuel Anderson

Culture Editor

Bio:

Samuel Anderson is the Culture Editor at DuJour. He has written for Vogue.com, Vulture, and New York magazine. One time he almost made Mariah Carey chuckle. Follow him at samanderson.co or on Instagram at @s_m_nderson.

Recent Articles
  • Inside Sarah Jessica Parker’s New York City Ballet Gala

    Inside Sarah Jessica Parker’s New York City Ballet Gala

    The event raised $2.6 million for the fashion-forward dance company

    Ballet and fashion, as art forms and fodder for fairytale and fantasy, have always gotten along like a house on fire. On Friday, that house was the David Koch Theater at Lincoln Center, which hosted some of both industries’ brightest stars for the New York City Ballet Fall Fashion Gala. ... More

  • The Oprah Cruise is the Escape We All Need

    The Oprah Cruise is the Escape We All Need

    Live your best life on Oprah's Year of Adventure cruises

    In last year's December issue of O, The Oprah Magazine, Oprah declared 2017 the “Year of Adventure.” These would be her 365 days to “see, taste, touch, experience, and explore the world.” And given the way 2016 turned out, who could blame her for wanting to flee? But Oprah ... More

  • Behind the Exhibit: Mathieu Lehanneur’s Liquid Dreams

    Behind the Exhibit: Mathieu Lehanneur’s Liquid Dreams

    The French iconoclast takes on New York with first U.S. solo exhibition and Maison Kitsuné collaboration

    Like one of his “liquid marble” sculptures, design dynamo Mathieu Lehanneur seems to vibrate between categories. Basically a walking, talking dual degree, Lehanneur seamlessly weaves in and out of arts, technology, and commerce, giving Steve Jobs-ian TED Talks, serving as chief designer at telecomm company Huawei, and exhibiting at ... More

  • Live Like a Supermodel at the Historic Versace Villa-Turned-Hotel

    Live Like a Supermodel at the Historic Versace Villa-Turned-Hotel

    Villa Casa Casuarina preserves the memory of Gianni Versace

    While the death of Gianni Versace on the steps of his villa on Miami’s Ocean Drive violently ended an era of high baroque 90s glamour, the late fashion designer’s afterglow still survives 20 years later – as his sister Donatella reminded us last Friday when she led five gold-draped, ... More

  • Shay Mitchell’s Travel Tips for Millennials

    Shay Mitchell’s Travel Tips for Millennials

    The globetrotting actress wants you to take advantage of Amex's Instagram-friendly rewards

    You could swipe through life-hacks until your fingers dissolve into a pile of activated charcoal dust, but without IRL application, your own lifestyle will stay decidedly un-aspirational. And while the gulf between the Instagram haves and have-nots may seem vast, actress and professional “have” Shay Mitchell ... More

  • Jason Derulo’s Clothing Label LVL XIII Hits Shelves This Fall

    Jason Derulo’s Clothing Label LVL XIII Hits Shelves This Fall

    Channel the multiplatinum pop star in his designer threads, exclusively at Bloomingdale’s

    Even among the surplus of eye-catching stimuli in the music video for Jason Derulo’s song “Swalla” (liquid dance floor, rainbow candy cane wallpaper, Nicki Minaj’s metallic Cyclops goggles) fashion-minded fans fixated on one prop in particular: an ombré, caped raincoat Derulo sports as he splashes around ... More

  • Opening Ceremony’s Experimental Dance-Based Fashion Show

    Opening Ceremony’s Experimental Dance-Based Fashion Show

    The brand’s out-of-the-box oeuvre grows with a dance directed by Spike Jonze

    Opening Ceremony’s fashion shows have repeatedly recast the linear runway mold to deliver plays starring Elle Fanning, ballets choreographed by Justin Peck, and photo exhibits by Spike Jonze, to name a few from recent years. Last week, founders Humberto Leon and Carol Lim added to their impressive oeuvre, reuniting with ... More

  • Meet the First American President of La Biennale in Paris

    Meet the First American President of La Biennale in Paris

    Christopher Forbes brings with him an all-new artistic interpretation

    In 1975, freshly minted Princeton grad Christopher Forbes organized an exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. He was 24, and already selling ads for his father Malcolm, publisher of Forbes magazine. “I wrote a catalog instead of a regular paper for my senior thesis and the Metropolitan Museum asked ... More

  • The New York Post Toasts the Launch of Page Six TV

    The New York Post Toasts the Launch of Page Six TV

    The media institution celebrated its small screen debut with a rooftop party

    On Monday, September 18, culture junkies will get a new fix when Page Six TV, a frothy news magazine from the New York Post based on the daily’s infamous celebrity coverage, hits screens nationwide. The show, syndicated by Fox Television Stations in every major market, will dish on topics from ... More

  • Juicy Couture is Back With Paris Hilton and Lil’ Kim

    Juicy Couture is Back With Paris Hilton and Lil’ Kim

    The iconic brand stoked 90s nostalgia at NYFW

    Judging by Juicy Couture’s NYFW party Wednesday night, the legacy brand’s comeback campaign, which ramped up in August with the anointment of new creative director Jamie Mizrahi, is designed to administer a strong dose of nostalgia. The party, cohosted by Galore at the Public Hotel, featured performances by Paris Hilton and Lil’ Kim who, ... More