Simply knowing that you have a major job interview is enough to put anybody into a panic. Immediately after scheduling it, you naturally realize that you don't know what to wear. First impressions are everything, especially when it comes to a potential new job. Trust us when we say that old saying is true, dressing for the career you want can lead you to success in the future. Put your best foot forward by following these 10 tips for making a great fashion impression. Now all you need to worry about is that firm handshake!
Over the weekend, the Brooklyn Electronic Music Festival returned for two days to bring some of the best electronic musicians in the world to Williamsburg. The festival took over the coolest spots in BK including major concert venues like Music Hall of Williamsburg, Output, and Verboten, along with some of our favorite late-night, foggy, clubs like Villain, Cameo, and Glasslands.
The Root 100 Annual Gala is not only a high-powered networking event, it's also part family reunion and part revival. Throw in a photo booth and a great DJ, and it turns into one of the best parties of the year. Thursday night’s soiree at New York City’s Espace on West 42nd Street did not disappoint. Packed with movers and shakers from the District, a few big-city mayors, and some of the most eloquent and impassioned voices for social justice, feminism and gender equality, it was a night of celebration and a reminder of the work yet to be done. In attendance were The Root 100 honorees, including Today Show anchor Tamron Hall, Newark Mayor Ras Baraka, transgender activist Janet Mock, and Ebony Editor-in-Chief Mitzi Miller, as well as honoree and host Van Jones, a CNN contributor, and co-host Sunny Hostin, a CNN legal analyst.
Tonight, Whoppi Goldberg, LupitaNyong’o, and Mindy Kaling head to Carnegie Hall for Glamour's Women of the Year Awards, Taste New York hosts its 2014 tasting and more! As always, for full details and more events check out our calendar.
From November 6th to November 8th, Brooklyn played host to New York's Festival of Lights, an exquisite light show and collection of installations created by both local and international artists. With that, New York City joins Sydney, Berlin, Montreal, and London as hosts of the worldly festival. The event drew hundreds to the arch below the Manhattan Bridge and by the third day, the festival's overwhelming popularity drew such a crowd that the event was forced to shut down a few hours early. Despite the early cancellation, visitors took to Instagram to post their best photos from the weekend, and we've rounded up our favorites.
These days when you approach a typical newsstand, bright colors, big names, and ridiculous headlines are all screaming out, competing for your attention. Marketing is the moneymaker and there's a distinct line between publications geared towards art and those geared towards fashion. Either way, it's a noisy situation when you're just trying to find something to inspire you. Enter Tabula Rasa. Beaming like an oasis of peace and quiet, the stark white cover beckons to the most open of minds, a magazine free of advertisements, free of agenda. Thick, heavy, and a thing of physical beauty in its utmost simplicity, this new publication is the brainchild of photographer Sabrina Banta and her team of international creatives. Based out of New York and Copenhagen, Tabula Rasa combines the craft of an art book with the beauty of a fashion magazine to take its readers on a creative journey through the stories and ideas of the featured artists. With a nonprofit goal and the freedom from advertisers, the magazine is truly a blank slate where anything can happen.
Over the weekend, MAC Cosmetics hosted Indochine's 30th Anniversary fete, complete with drag queens, tropical phone booth photo shoots, and a fashionable crowd featuring top names such as Jenna Lyons, Jennifer Fisher, Chelsea Leyland, Padma Lakshmi, Alexandra Richards, and owner of Indochine himself, Jean-Marc Houmard. Guests took to cocktails and dancing, as well as a special performance by Company XIV and music sets by DJs Q Tip, Belinda Becker, Donna d’Cruz, Coleman Feltes, DJ Stiletto, Johnny Dynell, Honey Dijon, DJ Sherock and Wanda Acosta. For an inside look at the one of a kind celebration, click through our slideshow.
There are few things in the world of fashion more iconic than the classic Louis Vuitton monogram, which is why countless models, muses, and celebrities joined creative director Nicolas Ghesquière on Friday to celebrate the house and the launch of its new project. The Celebrating Monogram dinner, hosted at the Museum of Modern Art, was held in honor of six new collaborations with today's most influential iconoclasts. While Rei Kawakubo was noticeably absent, her fellow participants, Frank Gehry, Karl Lagerfeld, Cindy Sherman, Christian Louboutin, and Marc Newson were all in attendance, presenting their own design interpretations of the brand's monogrammed legacy. Besides gushing over the new pieces, which could all be considered works of art, A-list guests including Nicole Kidman, Ashley Olsen, and Jennifer Connelly popped into a portrait studio with photographer Patrick Demarchelier, complete with life-size versions of their very own monograms. Click through for more photos from the fashionista-filled event!
Alexander Vreeland, the grandson of the legendary, iconic fashion editor, Diana Vreeland, is an author who also holds the keys to the much sought-after DV estate. His new fragrance line launched September 3rd at Colette in Paris and pays homage to his grandmother. [You Should Know]
Alexander Wang's collaboration with retail giant H&M launched yesterday and the collection is already sold out on online. Among the hoards of VIPs who received their packages early are those who quickly took to the streets in their new gear. Sportswear is huge now, and mixing it with more structured pieces spawns an urban chic look we can't help but obsess over. Here's a look at our favorite ways the collection has been styled thus far.