Recently, the owners of West 4th's Cafe Minerva opened a shiny new corner luncheonette and soda shop called Hamilton's (51 Bank Street, 212-661-1515). Forget the usual flair and picture menus, this is the good old days filtered through a runway lens. Celadon accents offset bare white walls for an al ... More >>
Another Fashion Week has come and gone. Naturally, we used all of Sunday to nap and recover from 12 hectic days of runway shows, celebrity sightings, and chain-smoking free e-cigarettes. While in deep coma, we drifted back to all of the thrilling, weird moments that Fashion Week coughed up, without ... More >>
Last night, Collections, Bushwick's newest vintage outpost, hosted a formal opening party replete with a well-stocked mini bar and (maybe consequently) a decent portion of every street-style trendsetter and Jemima Kirke dress-alike ever to grace the Morgan L stop.
Marc Jacobs was dating that hot hunk Harry Louis, a tattooed Brazilian person with a healthy resume of porn work. But the crafty little boogers on datalounge.com noticed that Harry just changed his Facebook relationship status to "single." How tres not chic.
The Houston-via-Hollywood rapper Riff Raff dropped a new mixtape over the weekend! Titled Summer of Surf, the album includes collaborations with Internet darlings Kitty Pryde, Chief Keef and Lil Debbie; Riff Raff himself contributes quite a few bizarre boasts, not to mention a song titled "Versace P ... More >>
It's the limited edition Muscle Man Marc doll, created by South Park and Marc Jacobs and available at Marc's boutiques for $125.
Being a cover girl isn't all it's cracked up to be
It's time to dust off our Converse and put away the heels: Fashion Week is officially over (tear). After roughly 26 fashion shows between two reporters, including the Oliver Twist-themed Marc Jacobs show, the Gisele-spectacle at Alexander Wang, and the fiery S&M show at Monique Lhuillier, we someho ... More >>
This week in the Voice, Robert Sietsema travels to New Jersey's Taste of India and Thali (Food) Court, where he finds that the Newport Centre Mall's options do not disappoint even the most refined palates: "Vegetable commonplaces such as chana masala (chickpeas bobbing in mellow gravy), palak paneer ... More >>
The Times' Alex Williams has compiled an aural history of the Pavilion, the long-running indoor/outdoor Fire Island Pines dance club, which burned down on Monday (when, fortunately, no flaming queens were inside).
High-class fashion, high-class magazine
Hercules Fancy Grocery, which has sat on the corner of Morton Street and Seventh Avenue since 1997 and existed in some form in the West Village since 1979, is packing it in by the end of the month. The culprit, as usual, is the rent. According to DNAInfo, the store's owner, Hercules Dimitrato ... More >>
He-Man exhibited in true form
You know, the new reality show about the "gaymous"--or wanting to be gaymous--chasing down hot men, clubs, careers, and weight loss in A-list Manhattan. My cameo was brilliant. ("Michael Musto, writer" it said on screen as I greeted Reichen at the opening night of My Big Gay Wedding.)
Here's how to get your approval rating back up: Win 'em over with your style! Mayor Bloomberg had some choice quotes this morning at a conference to discuss New York's upcoming Fashion's Night Out festivities. (Also in attendance: Anna Wintour, Marc Jacobs, Donna Karan, Zac Posen, and other f ... More >>
David WentworthBackstage at Betsey. Alas, another thrilling Fashion Week has come to an end. We partied at LNA with Metric and Patti Smith (who gave a heartfelt tribute to Alexander McQueen), cozied up to the handsome men modeling at the GQ Best New Designer showcase, got snowed on at Isaac M ... More >>
Today's hot rumor is that Lady Gaga might perform at Out magazine's bash at the LES club the Box tonight. It could happen, seeing as she's on the mag's cover and she's in town, having just done the VMAs and Marc Jacobs's after party last night. If she doesn't materalize, that's OK, seeing as ... More >>
Presenting the first annual list of style's ugly moments
Chapter 1: How It Happened It began innocuously enough. I came home one evening to find a pale green notice crudely taped to the front door of my tenement. It was from Con Ed, and read: "All Gas Service Shut Off Due To Leak On Building Piping."
Well, I certainly did. I saw the movie about murdered politico Harvey Milk, and have all the dish on it for you in my new column, including which player in that scenario might have been gayer than you think. [CLICK HERE.] This particular ouevre of mine also boasts Haley Joel Osment talking about her ... More >>
Juergen Teller interprets the Ukraine
Diary of a mad housedress
Lou Reed hangs a photo show, and other tales of Fashion Week
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Stopping, looking, and glistening at the Maria Felix bash; wondering what colors Michael Moore will paint on his rainbow.
At Lincoln Center, the ambiance of felching. Elsewhere, smoking gossip.
(from houseofgood.com) emg is back with its monthly vintage sale at Tribeca Grand Hotel. Some picks for May: a Marc Jacobs gold bustier/camisole for $55, a Betsey Johnson black/floral/striped baby doll dress for $50, and a pair of Manolo Blahnik lime and fuschia spectator pumps for $105 -- plus muc ... More >>
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