The studio commissioned seven forward-thinking designers to create original looks inspired by the film
With Black Panther’s inclusive cast and feverishly positive reviews, audiences are clamoring to enter Wakanda, the fictional realm in which the mold-breaking superhero flick takes place. While the film won’t hit theaters until Friday, last night New York Fashion Week patrons were invited to experience a slice of the ... More
The up-and-coming designer's show was NYFW's most animated yet
New York Fashion Week can induce a hamster-wheel effect, but leave it to Laurence & Chico dispel the monotony with a glucose shot’s worth of hallucinatory womenswear confections. Yesterday, for their Fall/Winter 2018 collection dubbed “Doudou” after the French term for a security blanket, the up-and-coming design duo unveiled ... More
Kimmel (née Sobieski) has unveiled her first solo show since leaving Hollywood
Step aside, Britney; another mid-aughts queen is putting her stamp on the artistic canon. Last month, Leelee Kimmel, f.k.a. Leelee Sobieski, star of Joy Ride, 88 Minutes and The Glass House, opened her first solo show at Williamsburg’s The Journal Gallery. Though she may technically belong to that ... More
Shop menswear mastermind Kim Jones's penultimate collection for a limited time only
Following his triumphant Fashion Week swan song yesterday, outgoing Louis Vuitton menswear director Kim Jones continues to make splashes. Starting today, New Yorkers can get their hands on Jones’s penultimate collection at a beach-themed showroom dedicated to his Spring/Summer 2018 looks.
Arriving by way of Miami Design District, the traveling ... More
The new show, “Portraits,” includes everyone from Picasso to David LaChapelle
The myth of Narcissus, who gazed upon his mirrored image until he died, comes to mind at the new exhibit “Portraits,” a funhouse of paintings, busts and photography in the prehistoric tradition of reflecting the human form.
Organized by Opera Gallery New York, the exhibition whittles down the age-old artistic practice ... More
Following the announcement of major expansion, the mega-gallery celebrates reaching a quarter-century
This week, top-tier gallery David Zwirner pledged to reach new strata with a three-story, standalone space projected to open on West 21st Street in 2020 – the culmination of an upward trajectory fueled by experimentalism since the gallery’s founding in 1993. That legacy is the subject of “David Zwirner: ... More
Sofía Sanchez de Betak, a.k.a. Chufy, now has a clothing line and book
In her new Instagram-inspired book, Travels with Chufy: Confidential Destinations, you will find creative director Sofía Sanchez de Betak posing in agrarian-chic threads (think wool ponchos and linen gaucho pants) against exotic backdrops from Icelandic glaciers to the African outback. While Sanchez de Betak's social media may personify an Anthropologie ... More
VIPs celebrated the Miami restaurant’s five-year anniversary wearing all white
In the saturated Miami dining scene, the thirst for the next hotspot is never quenched and restaurants flame out as quickly as they come. So, although Michael Martin's Villa Azur, an ever-trendy lounge serving opulent décor and upscale French-Mediterranean fare, just turned five years old, in Miami restaurant years, it’s already a ... More
Artists, singers, and philanthropists made it out to Brooklyn’s liveliest cultural event
Last night at the 7th Annual Brooklyn Artists Ball at the Brooklyn Museum, headline honorees Alicia Keys and her music producer husband Kasseem “Swizz Beatz” Dean proved they can bring any house down – even when the house is one of the oldest and largest art museums in the United States. ... More
The newly announced partnership between Gilt.com and Livelihood Inc. has more to give than just clothing. Founder Ashley Biden set out to create a socially and ethically conscious apparel company by supporting community revitalization.
Today, a premium collection of hoodie designs has officially become available for a limited time only exclusively ... More