Planning a bachelorette party in New York City can be daunting. Not only are there hundreds of places to choose from, but it's even harder to find a place that is both classy and fun. We've pulled together ten chic spots that are perfect for every bride-to-be's last single night with the girls. Click ahead to check out our NYC Bachelorette Party Guide.
Marko Kalfa is both a successful fashion photographer and the Director of Branding for Cafeteria Group Restaurants, a 24-hour spot for American comfort food with a modern spin. The popular Chelsea spot has been featured in multiple publications, including Cosmopolitan, InStyle, New York Post, WWD, Interview, and NBC. Marko's vast photo portfolio, featuring campaigns for Carlos Campos (who you should know...), and Tretorn Fall 2014, as well as editorials for Esquire, The Fashionisto, GQ, Flaunt, and Chasseur Magazine, never fails to impress us. For even more reasons to know Marko, keep reading! [You Should Know]
This week until Wednesday, October 29, Linea Pelle is generously donating 50% of its Brooklyn handbag collection sales to Many Hopes charity. Many Hopes rescues, houses, educates, and loves girls and boys in Kenya who have "suffered the worst in life." The organization builds homes and schools for these precious children with the hope that they will one day be the fair and just leaders who will "defeat the causes of extreme poverty in Kenya." The Brooklyn collection has two versatile leather bags: the Brooklyn Satchel and Brooklyn Shoulder Bag. Nicky Hilton's favorite bag for fall is the Brooklyn Shoulder Bag that doubles as a clutch, which she considers edgy but sophisticated and wearable for day and night. Click through to read more about the goods for good and how you can give back in style!
Last night in NYC, Diane von Furstenberg paid tribute to her friend Oscar de la Renta at the Fashion Group International’s 31st Annual Night of Stars, where she was honored alongside Joseph Altuzarra, Peter Copping, and Sarah Burton, Ashley Olsen came out to support celebrity stylist Kate Young and her new book Dressing For The Dark, Ivanka Trump joined husband Jared Kushner at the Sotheby's Contemporary Art Dinner, and more!
The American Folk Art Museum’s Benefit Gala: “In Celebration of Our Treasures” raised $1 million for the Museum’s exhibitions and educational programs, with 513 guests in attendance. The evening honored Joyce Berger Cowin for her leadership over the past four decades, and a Museum Trustee for over twenty years. Mrs. Cowin’s vision for our Museum at 2 Lincoln Square has ensured that folk art is accessible to New Yorkers and visitors of every age and background.
Nothing is better than a crisp autumn day spent just outside the city, and now that fall is officially underway, it's time to get into that Halloween spirit by picking up some pumpkins to carve, decorate, or bake with. While farms aren't quite a dime a dozen here in NYC, there are plenty of rustic spots nearby that are worth the drive and a romp in the field. So pack up some cider and head out to one of these perfect pumpkin patches for a fall day trip to remember!
Last night, fashion’s finest came out for Fashion Group International’s 31st Annual Night of Stars at Cipriani Wall Street. The evening honored an impressive list of fashion and design luminaries, including Diane von Furstenberg, who received the “Superstar Award,” presented by Karen Elson. The late Oscar de la Renta was on everyone’s mind. “I’m sad about Oscar, tonight,” exclaimed Diane von Furstenberg as she made her way across the red carpet. Fashion Group International president Margaret Hayes opened the evening with glowing remarks of de la Renta, “Oscar’s accomplishments were extraordinary.” Designer Wes Gordon also took a moment to remember de la Renta, recalling two summers where he interned with the legendary designer before starting his eponymous line. Oscar de la Renta’s newly appointed Creative Director, Peter Copping, was also honored as a Star Honoree. “I’m sure that Oscar will be my guardian angel,” Copping shared while receiving his award, presented by Marc Jacobs.
While wearable tech is all the rage right now with the forthcoming Apple Watch (which isn't launching until early 2015, FYI), there are still other fun watches that function more on the stylish side. Watches are definitely an important accessory apart from being a necessity, but when it comes to aesthetics, a statement timepiece can make or break your outfit. Click through for some of our favorite stand-out watches to up your arm party this fall.
Halloween might not be until next weekend, but everyone's getting in the spirit this weekend as well. From cocktails in the catacombs to the infamous Tompkins Square Park Halloween Dog Parade, it's time to get your costumes out! As always, you can find more events on our Calendar.
Alexis Zambrano is the Creative Director and one of two men behind the men's accessories brand, M. de Phocas, that just launched its latest women's collection this August on Moda Operandi. The line, which is full of playful accessories including gummy bear pins, floral charms, and plenty more to obsess over, caught the attention of top publications. Elle Decor also took a trip to Alexis' Manhattan apartment, which Alexis says is filled with nostalgic pieces. "The stories behind each and every object inside my home give shape to my overall design aesthetic," he says. We can't get enough of Alexis' eye for design on all fronts, and we're certain he's someone you should know. [You Should Know]