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
How I'm planning the inauguration of New York City's 109th mayor on January 1
As Chairwoman of New York's Mayoral Inauguration January 1, the President of Haskell Jewels (the company that owns Miriam Haskell and Robert Lee Morris) is charged with programming the city's most anticipated event. Below, Gabrielle Fialkoff gives us the play-by-play.
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It’s hard to believe we’re already at the end of another fantastic year for DuJour. In the past 12 months, we’ve made unprecedented strides in seamlessly integrating our quarterly print magazine and monthly digital issues. After much research and development, we’re proud to introduce the DuJour app, a state-of-the-art experience ... More
Jeremy Luke lands his dream role on Mob City—the latest from The Walking Dead creator—and weighs what it takes to be a wiseguy
Not all Hollywood monsters are dreamed up for the big screen. Many of the gangsters and crooked cops on Mob City—TV god Frank Darabont’s new series debuting December 4 on the TNT network—were flesh-and-blood bad guys in 1940s Los Angeles, including notable nogoodniks Bugsy Siegel, Meyer Lansky and ... More