Gerry McGovern, the design luminary behind Land Rover, finds his greatest inspiration in the post-World War II style
This week, design aficionados will flock to Palm Springs to take part in Modernism Week, the annual celebration of mid-century architecture and design, which runs through February 23. Over 100 events are programmed for the duration of the event, including building tours, lectures, films and parties. One of the ... More
With her first book out this year, the model looks back on how she made it all happen
All the roles Molly Sims has played since arriving on the scene some twenty years ago—Sports Illustrated swimsuit model, actress, lifestyle blogger—could fill a book, which, of course, is exactly what she's doing. Out at the end of the year, The Everyday Supermodel is a glimpse into the ... More
It’s official: Michael Kors is a billionaire. See who else in the business is cashing in
Michael Kors launched his eponymous brand in 1981, and three years ago the designer, entrepreneur and former Project Runway judge took the company public. This week, when Michael Kors Holdings reported a 59% revenue increase, the stock skyrocketed—and so did Kors’ net worth. Of course, he isn’t the only ... More
For the supermodel, this is 40: Taking on a new career and changing the way high fashion engages in sustainability
Amber Valletta’s blueprint for supermodel supremacy goes something like this: Get discovered at age 15 by a local model scout; move from Tulsa, Oklahoma, to Milan and start booking jobs; land the cover of Vogue three years later. The career that followed encompassed campaigns for high-fashion brands, editorials shot by ... More
As New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand continues to strengthen the American middle class, she's giving a new voice to working women
It's only been a few days, but already the crutches are getting on Kirsten Gillibrand's last nerve. A mid-October misstep on the squash court has left the famously energetic senator with a torn calf muscle that prevents her from putting weight on her heel without grimacing. Seated at a conference ... More
What’s it like spinning music for some of the world’s most powerful leaders? Just ask MICK, the A-list DJ who's headed to Switzerland
On a typical night, you might find the Brooklyn-based DJ MICK spinning at an event hosted by an A-list celebrity or wowing a crowd of well-heeled New Yorkers at an exclusive nightclub. This Friday, though, he’s headed to Davos, Switzerland to perform at the World Economic Forum—a venue ... More
Regular tables are one thing, but it’s not just $24 omelettes and the Wall Street Journal. The Loews Regency Hotel's majordomo spills the details
It’s been 54 weeks since New York’s power brokers and political elite could do business over coffee and eggs benedict at the Loews Regency Hotel, known as the original birthplace of the “power breakfast.” Under the reigning Tisch family, the hotel reopened January 16 following a $100 million ... More
Nobody likes to feel like a tourist. Whether you’re in New York or New Delhi, wandering aimlessly or, worse, finding yourself someplace a local would never stoop to visit is an entirely unpleasant experience. Lucky for anyone visiting London, there’s Simon Rose.
Since 2008, the concierge at InterContinental London ... More
Returning to the spotlight after a defining role on Lost, the actress takes on Tolkien and a turn as Hollywood's next big scene stealer
Most actresses would like to be able to walk through a restaurant without getting hit on by a waiter. And then there’s Evangeline Lilly.
Last week Lilly arrived in Manhattan to promote The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, and while at a midtown steakhouse, the waiter in question stopped her ... More
Fine art and epic views are only the beginning at the globe-trotting architect's Manhattan headquarters
Where many architects keep pencils, Peter Marino stores feathers. The plumes, formerly the trousseaux of turkeys, are front and center on Marino's desk so the 63-year-old architect and designer can easily access them and tuck them into the end of his ponytail. This is not Marino's only eccentricity.
The first thing ... More