One of the hallmarks of ’80s style was the Memphis Group design movement, which started in Italy and went on to monumental international influence. Noted for its colorful, provocative, almost kitschy modernism, David Bowie himself was an aficionado – and part of his collection actually was auctioned at Sotheby’s in 2016, following his death
Just where can you stroll the Boardwalk in the morning, and chat up Bobby Flay, Wolfgang Puck, Michael Symon and Geoffrey Zakarian in the afternoon? The surprise answer is: Atlantic City . While a weekend filled with baccarat and poker chips may not be to everyone’s taste, this November 9-10, a quick 90-minute trip from Manhattan will land you at the Savor Borgata weekend, offering the opportunity for meets-and-greets with the hotshot restaurateurs who boast outposts in the plush AC resort – part of its ongoing 15th birthday celebration.
Napa Valley is known for big, bold wines with big, bold names to back them up. But certainly none has been so bold before as to take the form of artwork on a skateboard deck . As the founder of Orin Swift Cellars , Dave Phinney was known for thoughtfully produced, mixed and bottled wines like Machete , a juicy Petite Sirah that cuts you off at the knees, and Mannequin , a full-bodied Chardonnay whose label was inspired by a Nicki Minaj song.
Image by Yann Orhan If you hadn’t heard, she’s actually the most popular French singer in the known world. So it’s always an event when Zaz chooses to grace us with new music; and as ever, the sultry, introspective new single ‘Qué vendrá’ (it translates to “whatever happens”) is full of surprises
Last month, Boy George & Culture Club released their first new song in 20 years. And the infectious, reggae-tinged “Let Somebody Love You” did not disappoint, distinctly recalling their early heyday, and winning rapturous reviews. Now comes the glorious accompanying video, which we just can’t get enough of
Still just 22-years-old, Lauren Sanderson curiously enough gave up a budding career as a motivational speaker for a go at music.
CGI’s not a completely new tool in the fashion industry – after all, cyber It-Girl Lil Miquela has collaborated with brands like Prada and NYC-based AREA. But Olivier Rousteing took the trend to a whole new level when he decided to cast three CGI models for his latest Balmain campaign.
East Wind Snack Shop Though the food scene in Brooklyn has spread out in so many directions, a lot of that buzz is surely going to be refocused on Williamsburg this autumn, with the opening of the smartly curated new food hall North 3 rd Street Market . A true food-lover’s paradise filled with locally owned and locally sourced treasures from around New York, it launches with 27 vendors in a 15,000 square foot space
Casa Violeta It’s not always openly discussed, but we swear it’s genuinely true: fashion people need to actually eat sometimes. Thankfully, during next month’s (and yet another) New York Fashion Week – September 6-14 -there will be a few fittingly fashionable options for achieving said sustenance with appropriate panache. Perhaps the most fab of them all, will see Tulum’s cognoscenti fave Casa Violeta popping up at NYC’s perpetually cool Fat Radish – a stylish, buzz-generating coupling if ever.
Yayoi Kusama’s notorious dots are instantly recognizable. And now, you’ll be able to spot them on the streets instead of just inside museums, as the artist launches her own polka-dotted skateboards.