“We’re very hands-on,” declared Jodie Snyder Morel and Danielle Snyder, the sisters behind boho jewelry line Dannijo, at their Spring ’15 presentation yesterday. The duo, known for their silver and brass hardware-heavy statement jewelry, turned to the theme of a Mongolian road trip for their latest foray into bold “gypset and wanderlust” baubles. The idea came from photographer friend Lyle Owerko’s recent voyage to the central Asian nation
“I succeeded by saying what everyone else was thinking,” Joan Rivers, who died today in Manhattan at age 81, once said. Perhaps no one can sum up the wildly funny comedian and red-carpet fashion critic better than Rivers herself. She made a career on her unfiltered, outspoken approach to pretty much everything from Botox to Bill Clinton, and she made the world laugh as she did it
Before you find out how it’s made, you might ask yourself, What exactly is luxury vodka? In this case, it’s Absolut Elyx—cohost of last night’s Style.com NYFW kickoff party . When you’re a luxury vodka brand that prides itself on integrity, you don’t just make any old video to show the process, you hire award-winning directors like Luke Seomore and Joseph Bull, a celebrated director of photography (Jaime Feliu Torres, for instance), and you have it scored by someone as brilliant as the composer Eaux.
Yesterday evening at Manhattan’s 92nd Street Y, industry friends and fans gathered for the latest installment of Fashion Icons with Fern Mallis: a rare, intimate chat between Mallis and The New York Times’ venerated photographer Bill Cunningham. Mallis was able to convince the famously shy 85-year-old doyen of street-style photography to discuss the narrative arc of his personal and professional life since his birth in Boston in 1929 to his near 35-year career as a regular contributor to the pages of the Times
When a designer admits that she creates things that she wants to wear, it lends a certain authenticity to the brand. And if your name is Dee Hilfiger, chances are lots of other women will want to wear what you’re wearing as well. “I have the Balenciaga, I have the Herm
Everyone knows their Marcs from their Calvins. But as fashion month kicks off, we’ll be spotlighting the up-and-coming designers and indie brands whose names you’ll want to remember.
Everyone knows their Marcs from their Calvins.
How do you get Seth Meyers to introduce you at the FIT Couture Council luncheon? If you’re Carolina Herrera, you design his wife’s wedding dress. Meyers, who launched into his speech by announcing he cleared it with his better half first, regaled the crowd, which included Oscar de la Renta, Renée Zellweger, and Martha Stewart, with the story of his wedding day.
Everyone knows their Marcs from their Calvins. But as fashion month kicks off, we’ll be spotlighting the up-and-coming designers and indie brands whose names you’ll want to remember. Label: Simon Miller Need to know: Jake Sargent and Daniel Corrigan took the reins at Simon Miller in 2011, and in three short years they’ve managed to transform the Los Angeles-based outfit from a respectable denim line for guys to a full-fledged brand with pieces for both sexes.
Could Jason Wu be the hardest-working young man in fashion? When the designer rang me late yesterday evening, he was still in his studio, working away on his eponymous line. “And I haven’t even gone to my night job yet!” he laughed when I noted the time