William Vitiello is a creative director and model who's education at Parsons School of Design led him to working positions at companies including Hermes of Paris Inc., Calvin Klein Jeans, Balenciaga, Brooks Brothers, Warby Parker, and Burberry. William also frequents the NYC social scene, especially during fashion week. In 2010, Paper Mag caught up with him and highlighted his awesome personal style, and we're still obsessed! For more on William, including his super secret crush, continue reading here. [You Should Know]
Tonight, Adam Braun and Pencil's of Promise host their 4th Annual gala at Cirpiani Wall Street while Christine Barberich and Piera Gelardi celebrate the launch of Refinery29's Style Stalking book. As always, for full details and more events you can check out our calendar.
Last night, guests gathered at W Union Square for the Turn It Up For Change Ball, with performances by Jennifer Hudson, as well as fabulous appearances by trans individuals and drag queens in an energetic runway show. The fundraiser is led by W Hotels Worldwide, HRC, and Jennifer Hudson, all of whom are working towards a common goal: nationwide LGBT equality.
Yes, we're all sitting around our office waiting for happy hour to begin, too. We've compiled this list of our favorite happy hour spots in Midtown, so that when the 5 o'clock whistle blows, we'll know exactly where to go. Click through and figure out where you're heading (or sprinting) to after this long work day. Cheers!
Parker Boase and Gregory Lucas are the co-founders of Liquid Lab NYC, a company that, according to their site, is "revolutionizing the traditional method of cocktail making and turning it into a 21st century of brand mixology." This year, Liquid Lab NYC has been featured on the Katie Couric show, and it has also landed on CBS Morning News as well as BusinessInsider.com and Amex Open Forum. The company offers cocktail catering, private and public mixology classes, large event and wedding services, and more. Recent clients include Google, WebMD, Maybelline, Nickelodeon, USA Today, Facebook, The New York Times, Yahoo!, and NBC Universal. Both Parker and Gregory (who started as male models!) developed a passion for mixology and the art of cocktails at an early age, and we're certain their careers are ones to watch. For more on Gregory and Parker, keep reading here! [You Should Know]
Ever wonder where SJP manages to fit all of her shoes? Or where Beyonce wakes up looking flawless? The answers to these questions are FINALLY being answered in our list of celebrity couples' homes in NYC. Click through and satisfy your curiosity.
Steven Mackinney is New York City power agent at The BRYDGES MACKINNEY Agency within the styling, set design, film, and directors departments. The agency represents some of the coolest names in the entertainment and fashion industries, including stylist Masha Orlov (who you should know...), set designers Josh Dotson and Chad Dziewior, hair stylists John Blaine and Andre Gunn, as well as directors Anton Esteban and Rob Kassabian. Continue reading for more reasons to know Steven Mackinney! [You Should Know]
Ciara "CiCi" Ramirez is an artist, a freelance costume designer, and a student, all wrapped up in one super-cool package. CiCi's costume design genius has landed her some awesome gigs, including working on the 2013 film, And After All, starring Annabelle Dexter-Jones with director Julian Ungano. CiCi tells us that she spends her days trying her best "to always stay inspired, to create, and stay spiritually aligned." Whatever she's doing, it's certainly working. For more reasons to know CiCi (including her biggest secret revealed just in time for Halloween) keep reading! [You Should Know]
Last night in NYC, Canadian sportswear brand, Moose Knuckles, celebrated its U.S. launch with a rock and roll bash at Dream Downtown, featuring a performance by The Kills and appearances by Rosario Dawson and Sky Ferreira, Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds made their first public appearance as parents-to-be at the 2014 Angel Ball, Tali Lennox, Anna Sui, and Fern Mallis stopped by the screening of Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown, and more!
Last night, The Angel Ball took place at New York's Cipriani Wall Street to benefit Gabrielle's Angel Foundation for cancer research. Blake Lively, Ryan Reynolds, Gigi Hadid, Tommy Hilfiger, and more attended this elegant, black tie affair, honoring Mr. Jho Low (Chief Executive Officer of Jynwel Capital Limited and Director of the Jynwel Charitable Foundation Limited); Jeff Gordon (Four-time NASCAR Cup Champion); His Excellency Yousef Al Otaiba (Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates) and Nile Rodgers (multi-Grammy Award-winning music legend). Click through for a look at this magical evening and its stunning attendees!