This past week, we journeyed to St. Louis, MO for St. Louis Fashion Week, hosted by Alive Magazine. We couldn't get over how fantastic the fashion was (hello, Tess Giberson and Timo Weiland!) as well as how organized STLFW is compared to the chaotic scene New York Fashion Week endures. Click through our slideshow for some of the highlights from this Mid-Western fashion extravaganza!
Publicist Jeff Trosch is the handsome Senior Account Executive at GCK Partners. Prior to that, he was a Fashion Assistant at GQ as well as an Executive Assistant to James LaForce at LaForce + Stevens. Originally from Baltimore, Jeff now lives in the West Village in NYC, and his Instagram is filled with travels and friends, including Damien Nunes (who you should know too). Though he won't give up his biggest secret or his secret crush, Jeff does give us a good life motto: "Just breathe," he says. For more reasons to know Jeff, who is clearly on the rise, continue reading! [You Should Know]
Every year artists and fans alike from all over the world come together for the CMJ Music Marathon in New York City to showcase their talent and love for music. The event will take place throughout the city from October 21st to October 25th. CMJ stands for College Media Journal and has helped launched the careers of many artists, including Arcade Fire, Icona Pop, MGMT, Gotye, and Cold War Kids (who will be returning to headline this year), just to name a few. With over 1,000 bands performing this year, it could definitely be difficult to catch the best shows, so we're sharing our list of can't-miss acts. Don't be surprised if you see them on the top of the charts in a few months.
Looking for the perfect spot to host this year’s holiday party but don’t know where to start? VenueBook and Guest of a Guest are here to help. Don't wait until the last minute to reserve your holiday dinner, start checking out these top venue recommendations in NYC now!
Whether you're looking for a classic cut or something a little out of the box, we've compiled our favorite engagement rings for every style. From classic cuts to one-of-a-kind styles, click through to find your ideal rock. "Accidentally" forward this to your boyfriend and make sure he opens up to the Kate Middleton aquamarine prototype ring. Wink wink.
Over the weekend, crowds of J. Crew-clad day drinkers headed to New Jersey for the 94th Annual Far Hills Race Meeting, better known to frequenters as "The Hunt." The yearly fall ritual involves horse masks, ice luges, and lots and lots of champagne, and this time around was no different. Oh, and there was some actual horse racing, too. Missed the ultimate tailgate of the season? Don't worry, relive all of the red cup and rosé action right here.
Camilla Stærk is the brilliant designer behind STÆRK, a collection that has made a major impression on the fashion industry. Recently, Academy Award Nominee Karen O wore a Stærk custom gown to the 2014 Oscars and was voted by Vogue as one of the best dressed celebrities at the awards. In addition, i-D, Vogue, GQ, and Interview Magazines all featured the collection's menswear and womenswear designs, as well as its accessories. Camilla, originally from Denmark, has been recognized with numerous awards and she's contributed to major collaborations, working with ECCO, Eddie Borgo, Jen Tozer, Kopenhagen Fur, and more. In an article featuring Camilla in Rolling Stone, Camilla's described as a designer that "makes the sort of attenuated, shadowy attire that equally suggests a gothic interpretation of Coco Chanel's Black Swan-like elegance, the silhouettes of moody 40s cinema, and the razor-sharp heroines French New Wave music." We can't get enough of Camilla's dark aesthetic, and we know her career is one to watch. Read on for more on Camilla! [You Should Know]
Edward Tyler Nahem is an art dealer at Edward Tyler Nahem Fine Art. He sells works by legendary names including Roy Lichtenstein, Miquel Barcelo, Pablo Picasso, Keith Haring, John Chamberlain, Alexander Calder, and more, while representing current artists Erik Benson, Alejandra Icaza, Miron Schmuckle, among others. Edward Tyler Nahem Fine Art will attend upcoming exhibitions including Abu Dhabi Art Fair in November and Art Basel Miami this December. In addition, Edward is a producer behind Fela! On Broadway as well as films Youssou N'Dour (I Bring What I Love) and Incorruptible, a documentary set to release this year. For more reasons to know Edward, continue reading! [You Should Know]
Last night in NYC, Dakota Fanning, Jessica Chastain, Kate Mara, and Solange celebrated the launch of the Alexander Wang x H&M collection, an event which included a fashion show, pop-up shop, and finale performance by Missy Elliott, Blake Lively showed off her baby bump at the God's Love We Deliver 2014 Golden Hearts Awards Gala honoring Anna Wintour, and more! Click through for all the details.
Nur Khan, owner and Creative Director of Electric Hospitality, is one of the most recognizable names in NYC nightlife. He is a recently-named partner at McCarren Hotel & Pool, and the "mastermind" behind Electric Room, Sway, Hiro, the Rose Bar, and more. His first major breakthrough came when he opened Wax, New York's first "Ultra-VIP" lounge, "and has since set the industry standard for social destinations that show the essence of New York nightlife," as explained on his personal site. Nur and his career ventures have been featured in Interview Magazine, Vogue, Vanity Fair, and more, while his online journal gives us an inside look at his fascinating lifestyle. To keep up with NYC's nightlife and all things Nur Khan, continue reading! [You Should Know]