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THE SHAUN LEANE ARCHIVE A RAVISHMENT OF MACABRE BEAUTY   A dedicated sale of “Couture Jewelry: The Personal Archive of Shaun Leane” conducted earlier this month by Sotheby’s, in association with London-based vintage fashion auctioneer Kerry Taylor, fetched a higher than estimated total of over $2.6M. That robust figure attests to the excitement of private …

Public Supply

PUBLIC-SUPPLY LAST MINUTE STOCKING STUFFERS FOR A CA– USE By now, holiday gifts should already be crowding the base of trees across the country. But, tradition also calls for the eleventh-hour gift scramble. Those who prefer easy yet attractive presents that don’t involve re-charging would do well to turn their attention to Public-Supply. While modern …

Andy Hilfiger Presents ARTISTIX by Greg Polisseni

ARTISTIX AND LOVE x FASHION x ART OPENS NEW YORK POP UP Urban contemporary brands ARTISTIX and Love x Fashion x Art recently opened a joint pop up here (275 Canal Street) in a street level warehouse space that could double as a parking garage (running through January 5, 2018). Featuring collaborative pieces by six noted …

SOTHEBY’S DROPS THE HAMMER ON $117M FROM A LIFE OF LUXURY AUCTION SERIES

SOTHEBY’S DROPS THE HAMMER ON $117M FROM A LIFE OF LUXURY AUCTION SERIES Sotheby’s “A Life of Luxury” auction series recently concluded in excess of estimates with $117M from 1,640 lots of fashion, jewelry and timepieces, wine and automobiles. The holiday auction was a culmination of this year’s launch of the house’s Luxury & Lifestyle …

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IZAK ZENOU COMES HOME TO HENRI BENDEL FOR THE HOLIDAYS Famed fashion illustrator Izak Zenou is spending the holidays at his new artist-in-residence studio within the Henri Bendel flagship (712 Fifth Avenue) where he is giving shoppers a fun glimpse into his creative process (through December 22). Holding court at this beautifully appointed space, Mr. Zenou …

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MIAMI BEACH ART BASEL 2017 A COLLISION OF ART, MUSIC, FOOD AND FUN Art Basel (December 7 to 10 at the Miami Beach Convention Center, 1900 Washington Avenue) will once again showcase the finest paintings, sculptures, installations, photographs, and films of admired and emerging modern and contemporary artists courtesy of leading galleries from all over …

Dear Drew Intimates and Loungewear collection photography by Charlie Chipman 2

DEAR DREW LINGERIE AND LOUNGEWEAR GETS A SPECIAL DELIVERY New fashion brand “Dear Drew” is addressed to and written by the very same Drew of the Barrymore thespian dynasty. Ms. Barrymore has been a star sinceher childhood debut in E.T. through memorable turns as an anachronistic Cinderella in Ever After, the first act victim in …

SAKS FIFTH AVENUE AND DISNEY UNVEIL "ONCE UPON A HOLIDAY" WINDOWS

SAKS FIFTH AVENUE AND DISNEY UNVEIL “ONCE UPON A HOLIDAY” WINDOWS Heigh ho! Unfolding like a fairy tale come true, Saks Fifth Avenue unveiled its legendary holiday windows with a ten-story high theatrical light show commemorating the 80th anniversary of Disney’s Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. On hand for the festive occasion were Saks President Marc Metrick and Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media Chairman …

NEW YORK PAYS A CALL ON THE CRAWLEYS AT DOWNTON ABBEY THE EXHIBITION

NEW YORK PAYS A CALL ON THE CRAWLEYS AT DOWNTON ABBEY THE EXHIBITION A few hundred of the Crawley family’s American admirers flocked to NBC Universal International Studios’ “Downton Abbey: The Exhibition” (now through January 2018 at 218 W57th Street), the immersive installation that celebrates the much-loved serial drama. Stars Michelle Dockery (Lady Mary Crawley), Allen Leech (Tom Branson), Joanne Froggatt (Anna Bates), Sophie McShera (Daisy), Lesley Nicol (Mrs. Patmore) …

Fashion Group International

FASHION GROUP INTERNATIONAL CHATS WITH NORMA KAMALI AND ANNA SUI Groundbreaking designers Norma Kamali and Anna Sui were the guests of honor at the latest gathering for Fashion Group International’s Tastemakers series held recently at the 21 Club. Marie Claire EIC Anne Fulenwider moderated the lively conversation with the designers who regaled attendees with bouts of mutual admiration, glimpses into their storied career highlights, insights into their creative lives, and perspectives on fashion industry issues. Ms. Kamali, a recipient of the CFDA Geoffrey …

LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO LOUIS VUITTON VOLEZ, VOGUEZ, VOYAGEZ

Louis Vuitton Exhibition Even before travel moved from necessity into the realm of leisure, it had always lured with the romance of possibilities. The Louis Vuitton Volez, Voguez, Voyagez Exhibition at the American Stock Exchange Building (86 Trinity Place, through January 7, 2018) serves as both reminder of this and a testament to the brand’s historic role as beloved and reliable travel companion through over a century’s worth of journeys in style. The …

THE FANTASTIC VOYAGE OF VAN CLEEF & ARPELSL'arche de Noé INSTALLATION

THE FANTASTIC VOYAGE OF VAN CLEEF & ARPELS L’arche de Noé INSTALLATION Rare is the beauty of a Maison Van Cleef & Arpels piece that sparkles like a mesmerizing kaleidoscope. And everyone is all the richer for it. In the brand’s latest creative masterwork, L’arche de Noé racontée par Van Cleef & Arpels (showing now …

SAKS xDISNEY BRING GIFTS OF HOLIDAY MAGIC

SAKS x DISNEY BRING GIFTS OF HOLIDAY MAGIC Time to text your fairy godmothers! Saks Fifth Ave has partnered with Disney to transform into a wonderland of gifts this holiday season with special Disney-inspired fashion, accessories and giftable items created by premier designers and available in all Saks stores in the U.S., Canada and online.This …

DOWNTON ABBEY REVISITED – MULTI-CITY EXHIBITION OPENS IN NEW YORK

DOWNTON ABBEY REVISITED MULTI-CITY EXHIBITION OPENS IN NEW YORK NBC Universal International Studios opens the doors to the world of the ever fascinating Crawleys with “Downton Abbey: The Exhibition” an immersive installation that launches November 18 at 218 W57th Street. The multitude of fans of this global television phenomenon are expected to swoon over this …

GRACE FARMS FOUNDATION LAUNCHES CRITICAL NEW ANTI-SLAVERY INITIATIVE "UNCHAIN"

GRACE FARMS FOUNDATION LAUNCHES CRITICAL NEW ANTI-SLAVERY INITIATIVE “UNCHAIN” A revolutionary global campaign dedicated to abolishing modern dayslavery – “Unchain” – was recently unveiled by Grace Farms Foundation for its second annual benefit. Sharon Prince, foundation chair and president, welcomed dignitaries and philanthropists who mingled with launch committee co-chairs Jay Fielden, Esquire editor-in-chief,and Peter Hunsinger, …

Indochino

NEW YORK SHOWS YANKEE PRIDE IN THE INDOCHINO FALL COLLECTION Premium made-to-measure menswear brand Indochino hits a home run with a sponsorship of the one-and-only New York Yankees. With 27 World Series championships in its over a century history, the Yankees is not only an unyielding source of New York pride but practically synonymous to …