October 5, 2016

Neighborhood Watch: A Day at the Whitney

Photo Lederman
Photo Ed Lederman

I’m a little embarrassed to say that just last week I finally made my first visit to the new Whitney Museum of American Art. The Renzo Piano designed building opened May 1, 2015, replacing the former site for the Whitney on Madison Avenue and 75th Street. Continue reading “Neighborhood Watch: A Day at the Whitney”

October 3, 2016

At Valentino a Triumph for Pierpaolo Piccioli

Valentino, image vogue.com
Valentino, image vogue.com

Pierpaolo Piccioli’s first solo show for Valentino, since he and his longtime partner in design Maria Grazia Chiuri parted ways in July, was a triumph. The success of the two as co-designers for the house is undeniable; together they made Valentino one of the hottest designer brands in the world. After the show over the weekend it’s clear the house is in safe hands with Piccioli at the helm. Continue reading “At Valentino a Triumph for Pierpaolo Piccioli”

September 30, 2016

When Style Meets Comfort

Photo Phil Oh vogue.com
Photo Phil Oh vogue.com

Have you noticed that comfort seems to be having a moment lately? Just look at the street style pictures from spring ’17 fashion month.   There is a marked increase in trainers and flats replacing stilettos and platforms. Continue reading “When Style Meets Comfort”

September 29, 2016

Dries Delivers

Image vogue.com
Image vogue.com

In a so-so spring ’17 season so far you can always count on Dries Van Noten to deliver. Maybe it’s because despite what’s going on elsewhere in fashion he always stays true to himself and his own personal aesthetic. Continue reading “Dries Delivers”

September 28, 2016

Women for Hillary Unite!

Hillary Clinton Photo: Brigitte Lancombe
Hillary Clinton Photo: Brigitte Lancombe

What I imagined at the close of the Democratic convention to be a joyous campaign for women, whole heartedly supporting and closing ranks around our first woman presidential candidate has turned into a bitter and contentious race with surprisingly many undecided women voters. Continue reading “Women for Hillary Unite!”

September 27, 2016

Model Of Style: Lineisy Montero

1 Mark Peckmezian Another Magazine

With so much attention lavished on a few models from notorious TV families the fashion press, particularly the magazines, are neglecting some of the most exciting, beautiful and groundbreaking girls to come along in a while. One who stands out on all these points and also happens to possess fantastic personal style is Lineisy Montero. Continue reading “Model Of Style: Lineisy Montero”