In the two-family house where I grew up in Bensonhurst, the two musical acts I heard most often, blasting from stereos at the top and bottom of the house, were the Beatles and Donna Summer.
The former was more my parents' speed, although my teenaged cousins who lived downstairs played the Fab Four ... More >>
Nicki Minaj performs at Yves Saint Laurent tonight. Let's be honest: Shopping isn't really the main attraction of Fashion's Night Out. Who has time to sift through sales racks when there are so many parties to go to? Some eventsDrake's DJ set at Versace, Neon Indian's invite-only gig a ... More >>
Photos courtesy of Metropolitan Museum of ArtThis year, the Costume Institute fashionably breaks its own premise: for the first time, their annual exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art celebrates just one designer: the late Alexander McQueen, an enfant terrible of British fashion turned e ... More >>
After a charmant lunch at the Standard with drag star Kitty Hiccups and cultural excavator Brian Cummings, we went shopping in the area.
And shopping naturally leads to sightseeing and photo ops.
When I spotted a fabulous greenhouse display in the back of the Matthew Williamson boutique o ... More >>
In 2009, the New York Observer dubbed Hadley Marie Nagel the "Egghead Debutante." At the time, Nagel couldn't believe she had received a four-year scholarship to Johns Hopkins. ("I mean, I didn't apply for it, so it was totally out of the blue!") She was the youngest lobbyist in Washington at ... More >>
As Anna Wintour goes, so goes the nation: today marks the start of Fashion Week, and tonight the first Fashion's Night Out, the Vogue empress's glam plan to get the bodies back in the stores. Over 300 retailers citywide will extend their hours until 11pm to host live music, celebrities, and o ... More >>
Sherri O'Connor/Paper MagazineFork in the Road has learned from a trusted source that Jacqueline Lombard has taken the position of executive chef at 69 Gansevoort, the new restaurant slated to open in the former Florent space. Calls to Lombard and Corey Lane, one of the restaurant's owners, w ... More >>
This amazing photo brought to you by M.I.A.The weird Time 100 fairy tale gets even weirder for M.I.A.. On Tuesday, she was invited to, and then attended--as this amazing picture to the left clearly shows--a gala at Lincoln Center in celebration of the most influential people list the mag just releas ... More >>