The CFDA Awards 2013

One of the most glamourous event of the year, the CFDA Awards took over New York, and the Lincoln Center last night. The night was filled with fashion-moments both on the red carpet and on the stage. Thom Browne took the Menswear Designer of the Year; Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez of Proenza Schouler got … Continue reading

Punk: Chaos to Couture

The opening of the 2013 Costume Institute exhibition is just days away, with the Met Ball on Monday. The Met’s spring 2013 Costume Institute exhibition, PUNK: Chaos to Couture, will examine punk’s impact on high fashion from the movement’s birth in the early 1970s through its continuing influence today. Featuring approximately one hundred designs for men … Continue reading

Focus… The Wythe Hotel in Brooklyn, New York

Located in the heart of Brooklyn, on the Williamsburg waterfront, stands the Wythe Hotel proudly location. This former textile factory from 1901 has been meticulously converted into a 72-room hotel in this trendy New York borough. Following its opening on May 1st 2012, the Wythe Hotel has received an abundance of praise, for successfully conserving the building’s industrial roots … Continue reading

Focus… The ICFF at the Jacob K. Javitz Convention Center, New York

The 24th annual International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York is closing its doors today after its four-day run. The ICFF attracts over 25,000 attendees – tradespeople and the general public- and hosts exhibitors from 30 countries in 10 categories. The annual event is the largest contemporary furniture fair … Continue reading

Focus… The NoMad Hotel, New York

NoMad,  Andrew Zobler‘s newest lifestyle hotel is the new addition to the neighbourhood of the same name – short for North of Madison Square Park, in New York . Zobler, who is also responsible for the Ace Hotel across the street, was initially drawn to the distinct architecture along that section of Broadway. Zobler set … Continue reading

Focus… Frieze Art Fair New York

  The first edition of the Frieze art fair in New York closed yesterday after a five-day run and, creating a buzz beyond the art community, starting off on Thursday with an energetic private view. The London event is well known and respected on the international fair circuit. “The British edition rode a wave of … Continue reading

Forward… Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

After the success of the fabulous Alexander McQueen’s Savage Beauty exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, hopes were high for the Met’s follow-up to such an act. Then news of Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations came to the fore, getting everybody excited at the idea of exploring the affinities in work and life between Schiaparelli … Continue reading

Focus… Liu Bolin ‘Lost in Art’, New York

On Monday night, the fashion and art crowds merged at the Eli Klein Fine Art gallery in NYC. The editor-in-chief of Harper’s Bazaar, Glenda Bailey, was joined by the fashion great Jean Paul Gaultier and artist Liu Bolin to fête Bolin’s collaboration with Bazaar, which resulted in some truly magnificent images. Bolin, famous for his … Continue reading