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Though Korean pop music, or K-Pop, is hugely popular it Asia, the genre hasn't quite caught on in the US...until now. Between appearances on The Today Show and SNL, Gangnam Style singer/dancer Psy has had a busy week in New York. But there's no rest for the super-star: according to the Post, Psy was spotted partying with Usher and Leonardo DiCaprio at Circle Nightclub on Friday night. More»
Serving as the editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan Magazine for 32 years, Helen Gurley Brown paved the way not only for generations of female journalists, but also for the second wave of feminism. Her all-encompassing mantra was "love, sex, and money," yet friends and colleagues remember her gentle spirit and warm nature just as much as they do her tough work ethic. She was one of the first women to explicitly introduce the world to the innermost thoughts of women everywhere and served as the role model to which this women could look. Earlier this week, she died at the age of 90 at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia hospital after a brief hospitalization. Check out today's Style Phile on the ever-fabulous Helen Gurley Brown. More»
Her sisters may be two of the most famous child actors of all time, but Elizabeth Olsen has been careful not to take advantage of the family name when trying to break into the acting industry. So instead of riding on her older twin sisters' coattails, Lizzie went about her acting career the old-fashioned way: she started with small roles, took serious acting classes in Russia, and is currently enrolled at NYU's Tisch. Lizzie's rise to fame has come seemingly overnight, and with multiple projects in the works, she shows no sign of slowing down! More»
Lena Dunham is the writer, director, and lead character (she plays Hannah) in the hit HBO series, Girls. For the most part, the story-lines in her scripts are often parallel to her real life--a girl in her twenties who grew up in New York, went to school in the Midwest, and has returned to New York with little or no direction in life. Luckily for us, unlike her sad, yet comedic characters, Lena has gone on to be an award winning writer/director/actress and has even become a New York City socialite along the way. Learn more about Lena Dunham in today's style phile! More»
While this sultry red-head may vaguely resemble Lana del Rey, she's making headway in America as a British pop-star. Her singles have made it onto the top 20 UK Singles Chart and her album, Do You Want the Truth or Something Beautiful?, went platinum. Paloma appeared in the scene around 2009 but her U.S. debut at Le Baron was just last month. Her powerful vocals have finally reached stateside and it's time to check out how this ex-magician's assistant turned into one of Britain's sassiest pop-stars. More»
With the Olympic Swimming Trials coming to a close, the USA Team has been set and it is full of hopeful athletes gunning to bring home the gold. One of those athletes is Ryan Lochte. With two past olympic games and 6 olympic medals under his belt, this will be his third olympics where he will compete for five more olympic medals. As America watches with high expectations for this 27 year old Floridian, Lochte will have to prove that he can out swim the best of the best in competitive swimming. More»
Rita has been called a mix of Rihanna, Ke$ha, Beyonce, and even Jessie J; however, she has proved stand out amongst these established recording artists, having only released a few songs under her belt. She has developed in to an artist with a wide range, singing both pop and R&B/Soul. With a tomboy mixed with retro-vintage style, she has a bubbly personality that reflects on to her music. At a young age of 21, she says she hasn't really felt a heartbreak yet and prefers to just "party and bullshit." Check out today's style phile! More»
Whether it's her political-heavy family, her early modeling career with companies like Lilly Pulitzer and Tommy Hilfiger, her eco-friendly fashion line with "Lauren Pierce," or even being rumored to leaving picture of herself on the mini-liner "Alexander" for Prince William to find, Lauren Bush Lauren has proved herself to be much more than just a socialite. Yes, she comes from a powerful family, but she has made it one of her life goals to end child hunger, specifically with co-founding the FEED Organization. More»
Donna Summer, one of the founders of the 1970's disco movement in America, died today at age 63. She had been quietly battling cancer prior to her death, though she never stopped performing. Fans from around the world have already showed their support for the late singer, who was the winner of five Grammy Awards. Check out some of Summer's most noted accomplishments -- she will be sorely missed. More»
Does she really need an introduction? From the moment her stiletto first touched city pavement, Chloë Sevigny has been a New York "It" girl. Her svelte good looks and unique sense of style have made her a natural on the red carpet. But what distinguishes Ms. Sevigny from the crowd is her intelligence and ambition, traits that propelled her from an intern at Sassy magazine into the Academy Award nominated actress and fashion designer she is today. Most recently, she was cast in James Franco's NYU graduate students' project, working on set with budding film students. In celebration of all things Chloë, here's our daily style phile. More»
Keith Haring, renowned activist and pop street artist, would have celebrated his 54th birthday today, and even Google is in on the celebration. The artist's work is recognized worldwide for its colorful figures and deceptively simple style, which has inspired people of all ages to pick up a pencil and create art for social change. For Haring's life and enduring legacy, here's our Daily Style Phile.
Monday, March 10
Sean MacPherson took some time out to chat with us about his new restaurant, so click through to find out why we\'re calling Margaux your new go-to in NYC.