The graffiti artist turned painter—who counts Jay Z and the Pritzker family among his fans—offers the inside scoop on his native city
Two years ago at Miami’s Art Basel, a painting by Chicago-based artist Hebru Brantley caught the attention of Jay Z; the rapper ended up purchasing the piece for $20,000. Since then, Brantley has been widely regarded as a rising star of the art world, but given his impressive roster of ... More
A reflection from the frontlines of this summer’s greatest retro soirée
In the canvas tote that is graciously given out to VIP attendees of The Jazz Age Lawn Party on New York City’s Governors Island, there are two items of note: a crystal mini bottle of St-Germain, and a paperback copy of The Great Gatsby. Neither of these party ... More
At the 2014 Fragrance Foundation Awards, we asked A-list attendees about their first perfume purchase and the smells they love and loathe
You’ve probably never heard of the Fragrance Foundation Awards, but the ceremony has actually been around since 1949, paying tribute to the creative achievements of the fragrance industry and boasting its own Hall of Fame with icons like Estée Lauder (honored in 1974) and Marc Jacobs (inducted in ... More
Welcome to Hollywood's most exclusive underground club
Come Saturday night at the Standard Hotel in Hollywood, 2014 takes a hiatus. André Balazs’ Mmhmmm lounge transforms into Giorgio’s, a throwback to the decade of the ultimate dance party, complete with mirrored glitter balls dangling from the ceiling and sequin-clad clubgoers gyrating. The invite-only evening officially starts at 10, ... More
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The Remède Spa, St. Regis Hotel125 3rd ... More
When a member of one of Aspen's oldest and most influential families, Nancy Pfister, was found beaten to death and stuffed in a closet—the town's first murder in 30 years—residents were stunned. As the tenant of Pfister's house is sentenced ...
[Editor's Note: On June 20, William “Trey" Styler, 66, was sentenced to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to second-degree murder in the death of Nancy Pfister. Charges against his wife, Nancy Styler, have been dropped. The couple had been renting Pfister’s Aspen château. Katherine Carpenter, Pfister’s former assistant, ... More
The globetrotting musician shares his favorite spots in the place he calls home
DJ Cassidy has had plenty of firsts. The New York native was the first DJ to perform at an Inaugural Ball, the first to play at the White House and this summer he’ll release Paradise Royale—his first solo album. And what an album it is: the soul-infused record doesn’t ... More
Fitness guru Anna Kaiser launches her signature AKT in Motion class out East
Fans of Anna Kaiser’s high-intensity AKT in Motion workout in New York City—a group that includes hard-bodied celebrities like Sarah Jessica Parker and Kelly Ripa—won’t have to miss hour-long dance-based interval and circuit training sessions in the summertime. Starting this season, they can head to two new pop-ups in the ... More
The designer of Bonpoint, beloved worldwide for its multi-generational offerings, shares the secret to the brand’s success
This spring, Bonpoint—the French company known for its adorably chic children’s wear—opened its fourth New York City location. But, as visitors to the new SoHo store can attest, the brand sells much more than just rompers and sailor suits.
Since 1996, the baby and kid’s clothes have been supplemented ... More