New York-based artist Todd DiCiurcio recently wrapped up a multi-week, in-house residency at the Cosmopolitan Las Vegas P3Studio. The event allowed audiences to watch as DiCiurcio drew artists during live performances at the hotel. We sat down with Todd DiCiurcio to discuss his project and his future plans. More»
Memorial Day weekend is upon us and, for many, this signifies the start of bikini season. While regular folk are putting in time on the treadmill or getting a spray tan, some celebs are ready to use the season of skin exposure to show off their new tattoos. Stars like model-of-the-moment Cara Delevingne and Miley Cyrus have recently revealed body art that had the blogosphere buzzing – and inspired even the most ink-wary to reconsider their stance. Click through to check out six celebs whose tats we’re envying right now. More»
The weekend that officially kicks off the start of summer is finally here, and with it, all those plans for beach trips and day trips out of the city. If you're like us, your weekend will be packed with plans from barbecues, to beaches, to bonfires - which means lots of travel and very little time for the necessary costume changes. But don't worry - we've got you covered with a handy guide to what to put in your weekend bag so you're prepared for every event over Memorial Day Weekend. Click through for ten must-have items that you'll need.
Usually, the best restaurants and and hang outs are discovered by word of mouth. Choosing a restaurant is no easy feat, so we turn to Yelp reviews or friends to find out where to reserve a table. Thankfully, if you're friends are out of ideas and you find yourself in a rut, there are thousands of food bloggers in New York who are here to share their secrets of eating bliss. If you're looking for a steak or tired of the restaurant scene altogether, these bloggers will make eating in New York easy as pie - no pun intended.
David Karp, the 26-year-old founder of Tumblr, sold his site to Yahoo! in an all-cash deal yesterday for $1.1 billion. The high school dropout has undoubtedly done well for himself, the deal making him one of the wealthiest and most successful techies under the age of 30. The native New Yorker will stay on as CEO and we're excited to see where he takes the website next. Check out our Daily Style Phile of Karp to find out more behind the scenes facts about the founder. More»
Last night the music industry invaded Vegas for the 2013 Billboard Music Awards held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. While the event celebrated pop music's top artists and their achievements, we'd like to shift the focus to what really matters and discuss the outfits. As with all music industry events, a look at what people wore might have you wondering if some thought it was a competition in who could look most ridiculous. Fortunately, there were several who rose to the occasion with their sartorial choices as they hit the blue carpet, so check out the best of the night in these top eight looks from the Billboard Music Awards. [All photos via]
Despite the less-than-desirable weather in NYC over the weekend, a few fashionable guests still made an impressive showing at events around the city. Chrissy Teigen went for a body-con look at Campari's Annual Bartender Bash, while some other lovelies bared some midriff at Chef Roble's Birthday Brunch on The DL rooftop. Click through to see the weekend's best looks.
Over the weekend in NYC, artists Robert Irwin was honored at Dia:Beacon's 2013 Spring Benefit, Paul Rudd, Sigourney Weaver, Tom Hanks, and Debra Messing attended a luncheon to honor the best of Broadway at the Drama League Awards, Elvis Costello and Macy Gray performed at the 12th Annual A Great Night In Harlem, Chrissy Teigen partied at the Campari Annual Bartender Bash, and so much more!
In a city like New York, so inundated with shops and boutiques, finding that special, go-to store that stands out from the crowd can seem almost impossible. But on rare occasions, we come across a shop that is able to set itself apart from all of the competition in NYC, which is exactly what Quinn has done. The clothing brand, which officially launches for fall, has already opened up shop in the LES. Carrying everything from luxurious knits to amazing home goods, Quinn truly embodies what it means to be a contemporary lifestyle brand. We got a chance to chat with design director Bree Telford about the upcoming collection, what she sees for the future of the brand and what it means to be a "Quinn girl." Click through to read more and take a look inside the Downtown boutique. More»
It's almost Memorial Day weekend, which means that we're packing up for a summer out East. If you're also heading shoreside, we've rounded up some must-have accessories for the ride. Car-sharing from city to sand? Jetting out on the Jitney? Traveling on the LIRR's double-decker train? Here are our picks for decking yourself out, from stylish tote bags to travel-sized snacks! More»
Internet Week New York (IWNY) 2013 kicks off today, and we are letting you in on the top events going on during the week-long festival, which runs through May 27th. IWNY began in 2008 as a celebration of New York's Internet industry and how it has affected every aspect of our lives, from food to fashion and everything in between. Start your week off right with the Grandlife Hotels and Refinery29's official opening party tonight and end it by celebrating at the DL Rooftop at the end of the week. Click through for all the details and top events going on in between. More»
One can only imagine what it would be like to be the niece of a designer like Oscar de la Renta, but if the photos from this weekend's wedding of his niece Katherine Pingree found all over instagram (#andrewandkatswedding) are any indication, it's a life of glamor and chicness. We are salivating over the Gatsby-esque images from inside this grand wedding, which took place Saturday night at St. Luke's in East Hampton with a reception following at Further Lane Farms where uncle Oscar took the mic and serenaded his niece and the beautiful crowd. Read more about the love story of Katherine Pingree and Andrew Dick here and check out the dress, the venue, scenes from inside the dance floor and more!
Saturday, May 25
We sat down with Anne Pasternak for a few questions about Creative Time's past and future, as well as the importance of having an awareness about public art in the city.