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Fashion editorials from the best and upcoming designers, photographers, stylists and artists.

34 HERITAGE PREVIEWS SPRING 2019 EVOUTION AT BROOKLYN WINERY

Men’s denim brand 34 Heritage is unveiling numerous updates for Spring 2019: headlined by a new tailored version of the trusty jogger called Carter along with new packaging, logo, labels, hardware, and a more streamlined e-commerce experience online. The formal announcement and preview of the upcoming collection was made recently during a congenial sit down …

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THE TROUBLED GENIUS OF CHARLES JAMES “Charles James: Portrait of an Unreasonable Man – Fame, Fashion, Art” by Michèle Gerber Klein (with foreword by Harold Koda) presents a riveting look at the infamous designer whose legacy has been informing fashion for decades. At a recent stop of her book tour, the author gave the rapt …

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L’ÉCOLE, SCHOOL OF JEWELRY ARTS INSIDE A GLITTERING WORLD OF GEMS Headquartered at Place Vendôme in Paris, L’École des Arts Joailliers (supported by Van Cleef & Arpels) has taken up temporary residence at the Frederick Sterner-designed Ziegler House (2 East 63rd Street) from which to welcome New Yorkers into the sparkling world of jewelry. Here, …

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FAIR WARNING – ROYAL JEWELS GO ON THE BLOCK AT SOTHEBY’S

FAIR WARNING – ROYAL JEWELS GO ON THE BLOCK AT SOTHEBY’S The Sotheby’s New York auction of one among only three original film posters known to exist of Karl Freund’s 1932 motion picture “The Mummy” may be the biggest draw among serious collectors this month. But in a few weeks, attention will shift to the …

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PAINT IT GRAY - BENJAMIN MOORE’S COLOR OF 2019 IS “METROPOLITAN AF-690”

Within the former Four Season’s pool room, now simply “The Pool” restaurant, the huddle of New York’s leaders in interior design, home décor, and architecture broke into applause at the reveal that Benjamin Moore’s Color of the Year 2019 is Metropolitan AF-690. Indeed, this elegant shade of gray is, what kids these days may call, …

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Marco d'Oggiono, Madonna col Bambino, San Giovannino e un angelo. Pinacoteca del Castello Sforzesco Milano

At the Morgan Library & Museum’s Gilder Lehrman Hall, the Region of Lombardy, the Municipality of Milan, and the Stelline Foundation hosted a showing of the Massimiliano Finazzer Flory short film “Being Leonardo da Vinci” (produced in partnership with RAI Cinema). This is just one of countless such events being held worldwide celebrating Leonardo da …

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DESIGN ON A DIME NYC 2018: CHARITY AND STYLE BEGINS AT HOME

DESIGN ON A DIME NYC 2018: CHARITY AND STYLE BEGINS AT HOME New York’s laudable interior designers, well-heeled philanthropists, and home décor enthusiasts convened at the 2018 edition of Design on a Dime New York to raise much needed funds for Housing Works’ programs in advocacy and services for people living with and affected by AIDS. This year’s participating talents – including Glenn Ban, Branca, Aaron Rambo, Willey Design, Reddymade Architecture & Design, Phillip …

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LUXURIATE IN ELEGANCE: KIPS BAY DECORATOR SHOW HOUSE 2018 PART 2

LUXURIATE IN ELEGANCE: KIPS BAY DECORATOR SHOW HOUSE 2018 PART 2 Kips Bay Decorator Show House 2018 (runs through May 31, 110 East 76th Street) is a masterstroke in scope and ambition with a stellar roster of interior designers who not only create ravishingly luxurious spaces but help raise financial support for the Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club‘s vital enrichment initiatives for disadvantaged youth. This year, over twenty designers – including Alexa Hampton of …

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SOPHISTICATED SANCTUARIES: KIPS BAY DECORATOR SHOW HOUSE PART 1

SOPHISTICATED SANCTUARIES: KIPS BAY DECORATOR SHOW HOUSE PART 1 While an argument can be made that a home has always served as a haven, there seemed a consensus at the 46th Kips Bay Decorator Show House in illustrating, consciously or otherwise, refuge from the tumultuous outside world in which we now live. Equally curious was how the better provenance of last year’s townhouse inadvertently made the metamorphosis of …

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SHOPPING HOME STYLES FROM THE CONNOISSEURS

SHOPPING HOME STYLES FROM THE CONNOISSEURS  The past weekend brought out droves of New York’s avid style hunters who queued the avenue-wide block of W 18th Street to the entrance of the Metropolitan Pavilion for this year’s edition of Housing Works’ Design on a Dime benefit and sales event. Vignettes conjured up by illustrious interior designers showcased an array of alluring spaces and curated furniture, …

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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 …

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Pierre Chareau – Through the Looking Glass A retrospective currently at the Jewish Museum (1109 Fifth Avenue, New York) through March 26 2017, provides an immersive view of the virtuosic modernity of French designer and architect Pierre Chareau (1883-1950). The exhibition, curated by Princeton University professor Esther da Costa Meyer, features M. Chareau’s designs in …

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Jewelry of delectable designs is meant to be savored. There is sensuous pleasure in the way they drape around your neck, or wrap themselves around your wrist. There is joy in how they gleam when they catch the light. Now, add just a dash of something sexy to the mix and you’ve got yourself an …

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