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]
Get your Hunter rain boots and bottles of champagne ready because this Saturday marks the 94th Annual Far Hills Race Meeting, AKA The Hunt. If you're heading to Moorland Farm in Far Hills, New Jersey for a day filled with catered tailgates, horse head masks, and (we suppose) even some race-watching, click through for our top 10 tips to surviving this epic event. Trust us, The Hunt isn't your typical sporting event. More>>
Jewelry can make or break an outfit, and we've composed our list of favorite affordable bracelets to guide you in the right direction. Minimalism is having a comeback, so take a step back, think about the unnecessary stacks of golden bangles and draw string bracelets and compensate them with one statement piece. Less is more, and the bigger the piece the better.
Erica Cerulo and Claire Mazur are the co-founders of Of A Kind, the online site that supports up-and-coming fashion designers in the pursuit of unique products and the stories behind them. Currently, the site features collections including 7115, Anne Yee, Dusen Dusen, Collina Strada, Rachel Rose, Wren, and many more. In addition, the site features exclusive interviews with the designers represented on the site, giving readers inside access into the people behind the brands. Of a Kind has landed praise in both print and web publications, including WWD, W, Los Angeles Times, and The Wall Street Journal, as well as on The Today Show. This year, Forbes named Claire one of their "Forbes 30 Under 30," an impressive recognition! We can't get enough of the Of A Kind girls and their skyrocketing careers. This is a duo you should definitely know! [You Should Know]
Last night, Blake Lively made her first official appearance since announcing her pregnancy and, of course, looked as stunning as ever. Blake, as well as Michael Kors, Halle Berry, Nicola Peltz, and Gigi Hadid attended the God's Love We Deliver 2014 Golden Heart Awards Celebration honoring Leslie Moonves, Anna Wintour, and Richard E. Feldman at Spring Studios in NYC. Click through for a look at the glowing Blake and more!
While most people's knowledge of debutante balls comes from Gossip Girl or Amanda Bynes movies, the annual society events are actually steeped in history. To the outsiders, the scenes of young women dressed in white gowns presenting themselves to their well-to-do community might seem less than hollow, but today’s debutantes are taking the spotlighted curtsy to pave their way into society through charity work and more. Click through for a look at some of the world's oldest and most prestigious debutante balls (and see if you have what it takes to attend!).
Eddie Parsons is the Senior Director of Marketing at Ports 1961, a womenswear company founded in Canada that embodies "the stylish, working independent woman of the day." In 2011, the brand launched its menswear line, hailed as a premier collection at the following Milan Fashion Week in 2012. In addition, Eddie is a style guru and consultant in New York City, who also contributes to the The Huffington Post. Eddie showed up at our shoot wearing killer Ports glasses. But his best accessory? His pup - who was equally chic on set! For more reasons to know Eddie Parsons, continue reading here! [You Should Know]
Christmas came early for the fashion set that attended the launch of the Alexander Wang for H&M collection last night in NYC. Hosted at the Fort Washington Avenue Armory, the much-anticipated event was as multifaceted as the designer of the hour himself, featuring a full-on fashion show (we spotted Joan Smalls on the runway), an exclusive pop-up shop, and a crowd-pleasing finale performance by none other than Missy Elliott. Given the collaborative collection's sporty, street-chic vibe, it seems the rapper fit the bill perfectly. With all the support he received from everyone on his star-studded guest list, including Jessica Chastain, Solange, and Justin Theroux, Mr. Wang's night must have been too good to end early—which is why he headed downtown to Up & Down for a post-party nightcap with friends including Derek Blasberg. Click through for an inside look at the fashion event everyone will be talking about!
Vanessa Grigoriadis is a New York City born and bred writer who's work as a contributing editor has landed in top publications including New York Magazine, Rolling Stone, Vanity Fair, and more. Her profile of Chanel Designer Karl Lagerfeld won her a National Magazine Award in Profile Writing, and her profile of Arianna Huffington was nominated for a Mirror Award. We absolutely adore Vanessa, both for her impressive body of work, and her infectious personality. Get to know Vanessa! [You Should Know]
Last night in NYC, Shailene Woodley joined cast members Shiloh Hernandez, Mark Indelicato and director Gregg Araki at the screening of White Bird in a Blizzard, Lykke Li, Mia Moretti, and Cleo Wade attended the opening of & Other Stories' first U.S. store, Trey Songz performed for Vitaminwater and FADER, and more!