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David Foxley


David Foxley is the Features Director of DuJour. He previously worked on staff at WorthVanity Fair and The New York Observer. A native of Denver, Colo., he graduated from Trinity College and lives in Greenwich Village.

    Recent Articles
    • A Crest of One

      A Crest of One’s Own

      Bespoke heraldry is the perfect crowning ornament for birth announcements, invitations and correspondence cards—herewith, a roundup of chic crests created by fashion-minded illustrators


    • Juicy Details from a Groundbreaking New Book

      Juicy Details from a Groundbreaking New Book

      Marking the release of a deep-diving exposé into the world of iconic fashion photographers—its author reveals the story behind an image of a key group of characters from Focus

      After moving to New York in the mid-’70s, one of my first encounters with a fashion model was in the men’s room at a restaurant on the Upper East Side called Nicola’s. There was Janice Dickinson, with her hand down some guy’s pants in the loo. She was so hot. ... More

    • Must-Read: Stephanie Danler’s ‘Sweetbitter’

      Must-Read: Stephanie Danler’s ‘Sweetbitter’

      With her debut novel, an auspicious young writer lays bare the cutthroat, delicious world of New York restaurants

      Stephanie Danler begins every day writing longhand—a habit the 32-year-old picked up as soon as she could put pen to paper—and the best ideas come when she’s on the move. “I like transient places: hotel rooms, trains, airplanes,” she says of her preferred writing environments. “Whenever I’m settled anywhere, my ... More

    • Jeffrey Rudes Is Rethinking Menswear

      Jeffrey Rudes Is Rethinking Menswear

      A fashion mogul aims to revamp the men's market with shearling and sex appeal

      Jeffrey Rudes, the clothing designer who shot to denim dominance after launching J Brand in 2004, has set his sights a bit higher of late—both figuratively and literally. While well-fitting jeans were his longtime bread and butter, Rudes’ new eponymous menswear line (the company, Jeffrey Rüdes, assumes an umlaut that ... More

    • Outfit Your Outdoors

      Outfit Your Outdoors

      For a line of neoteric furniture, form and function go hand in hand

      Inspired by midcentury Danish design principles, the Ciel collection by RH, new this season, is as visually appealing as it is comfortable. Among the primary aims of its New York–based designer, Brad Ascalon, when creating the line, was to translate the feeling of modern, casual indoor living for chic, functional ... More

    • Gardens Are (Literally) Growing Up

      Gardens Are (Literally) Growing Up

      The father of vertical gardening fashions the future of living architecture

      "I’m lazy,” says Patrick Blanc with a laugh. The acclaimed horticulturalist-designer, who’s credited with pioneering up-down botany as an architectural feature, is anything but. On the phone from his native Paris, Blanc, who speaks near-perfect English with a thick Continental lilt, is preparing for an epic journey that will take ... More

    • Let’s Torque About Specs

      Let’s Torque About Specs

      Bentley’s new supercharged flagship is a glorious study in contradiction

      Mulsanne has long reigned atop the British automaker’s family of models. But one shouldn’t be fooled by the car’s past as a chauffeured, upstairs-downstairs scenario on wheels. Given the new Mulsanne Speed’s 6 ¾-litre, twin-turbo V8 engine—the 7,000-pound, blue-blooded beast roars from zero to 60 mph in 4.8 seconds, topping ... More

    • My Favorite Things: Irene Forte

      My Favorite Things: Irene Forte

      The London aristocrat and hospitality maven dishes on her must-have travel gear

      At 27 years old, Irene Forte, the daughter of English hotel tycoon Sir Rocco Forte—whose portfolio of 11 iconic properties includes London’s Brown’s and Edinburgh’s Balmoral—is anything but content to fall back on her vast fortune. While overseeing all training and development for the company’s hotels, she also runs the ... More

    • Michael Strahan’s Midas Touch

      Michael Strahan’s Midas Touch

      The football icon and beloved T.V. star has found the secret to turning adversity into success

      Sometimes, Michael Strahan just wants to get dirty. En route to a photo shoot in downtown Manhattan on a Monday morning this spring, the dapper NFL Hall-of-Famer and co-host of Live with Kelly and Michael looks out the window of his car as it passes a bustling construction site. The scene, he says, awakens ... More

    • A Light and Airy Feat of Miami Design

      A Light and Airy Feat of Miami Design

      For a pair of loyal patrons’ South Florida escape, designer David Scott created a heavenly oasis where the sun and sea steal the show

      Having already decorated homes in Southampton and Manhattan for a retired Wall Street executive and his philanthropist wife, veteran New York–based interior designer David Scott approached the couple’s Miami Beach pied-à-terre with a dash of intimacy. That intention is apparent in the oceanfront three-bedroom, four-and-a-half-bath residence’s confident interiors, which combine ... More