It's been a summer of new names - more places to add to that list of yours, fake having been to, pretend to have heard of. But for every new spot, let us not forget about the old classics which keep on giving!
The Manhattan Young Democrats celebrated their Seventh Annual Young Gets It Done awards at Up & Down. The awards honor the Young Democrats' 5 Leaders Under 35. This years honorees were Ken Biberaj, Alex Gleason, Andrew Gounardes, Kat Kane and Eunic Ortiz.
Making the most of summer's last sunsets, Fiona Byrne joined Guest of a Guest last night to host a Cointreau Summer Soirée at the Jane Hotel rooftop bar. The exclusive cocktail party featured an emoji flash tattoo station, hearty bites, and a DIY Cointreau Rickey bar. Guests including Rebecca Dayan, May Kwok, and Gemma Styles took in the stunning waterside views while enjoying their fruity Cointreau concoctions.
From punk to grunge, Dr. Martens has always been synonymous with the air of youthful rebellion. For its Fall 2015 campaign, the brand celebrates a more underrated movement spurred by '80s youth culture: Buffalo. The iconic art and fashion moment, led by stylist Ray Petri and captured by the likes of a young Naomi Campbell and singer Neneh Cherry, was a precursor of the androgynous street style we love today - think men in skirts and women in combat boots.
Your mom maybe told you you can't ever get a tattoo, ever, or else she'll disown you. Or you're scared you'll get fired if you get that ocean wave on your ankle like you've always dreamed of. Have no fear, the tattoo taboo is dying out as more and more people are getting inked.
Don't the best ideas bloom from friendship? Bloom being the operative word, that's just the thing that happened for BFFs Michelle McSwain and Sarah Haman, founders of Something May floral. From flower crowns to wild arrangements, these Brooklyn flower girls do it all and in the little-over-a-year that they've been in business, their reputation and success has just kept growing.
Tonight, attend Guest of A Guest x Cointreau's Summer Soiree on the rooftop of the Jane Hotel, attend Esquire's Party at Avenue Nightclub to support Big Brothers Big Sisters, and more! For the full calendar of events, be sure to check out our calendar. [photo @spicycurrie]
Whether your ancestors came over by boat or you just enjoy a good slice of pizza, there's some things we can all learn from Italians. Their lifestyle is a "Eat Often, Drink Often, Love Often" kind of culture, and what's not perfect about that?