Denise Porcaro is the founder and owner of Flower Girl NYC, a charming flower company on the LES bringing "lush and whimsical arrangements with a distinct edge to New York City and the surrounding area since 2004." Denise's impressive client list includes American Eagle Outfitters, Bowery Bar, Brooklyn Botanical Gardens, Cartier, Chanel, Ciroc, Club Monaco, Drew Barrymore, Elle Magazine, HBO, and endless more weddings (including that of our founder, Rachelle Hruska to her husband Sean MacPherson), special events, restaurants, hotels, magazines, galleries, and homes. Recognized by The Knot, Vogue.com, Conde Nast Living, the NY Post, The Coveteur and more, Denise and her Flower Girl are names to bookmark and remember the next time you're in need of some floral arrangements! For more reasons to know Denise, continue reading! [You Should Know]
Were you recently caught by our fabulous GofG Paparazzi? Then make sure to find your photo and tag yourself and anyone else you know! Take a look at our Calendar to find a party, browse the GofG New York photo gallery the next day, tag photos of yourself and your friends and you'll get your own Directory Page!
Last night in NYC, the New York Times style and culture bible, T Magazine, celebrated 10 years with a designer-filled bash at Christie's, Diane von Furstenberg, Jaime King, and Anna Wintour stepped out at the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Design Challenge, Ellen Von Unwerth and Baz Luhrmann attended Vogue Italia's new exhibition and more!
One thing we know for sure about fashion is that jeans will never go out of style. Although different washes and fits will change, we will always love our denim. Fall is the perfect season for them too, as the weather gets cooler and the days get shorter. Because we just can't live without them, we've found 10 must-have pairs to add to your closet ASAP!
Mark McNairy, otherwise known as "McNasty," is the creative and talented man behind his fashion line, Mark McNairy New Amsterdam. With bold, loudly-printed menswear, his collection has been at the top of our radars. According to the company, the brand is "defined by a strong sense of sartorial history with an eye fixed on the future." His footwear collection, in particular, drew much attention in 2008, and his success only continued to grow thereafter. GQ named Mark one of the Best New Menswear Designers in America, and Complex voted mark the Man of the Year in Style in 2012.
Last night, Peroni beer hosted a special event at Industria Studios with Vogue Italia, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the magazine with a behind-the-scenes film exhibit. A chic crowd flowed into the West Village event space, where they enjoyed Peroni as Harley Viera-Newton played music while the short films and interviews were displayed across the walls. Creatives including Oliver Stone, A$AP Rocky, Olivia Palermo, Quentin Tarantino, and Michael Fassbender were all selected by editor-in-chief Franca Sozzani for the exhibition, with clips from their Vogue Italia shoots playing on loop. It was a fascinating look into the making of the revered publication, and a fitting tribute to its enduring position as the leading voice in Italian style. Check out pics from the event ahead, and stop by 356 W 12th Street for the exhibit which will be up until October 22nd!
Over the weekend, Eataly played host to Identita New York, the annual foodie gathering that brings some of the world's best chefs to create spectacular dishes and participate in seminars that celebrate Italian cuisine. This year Massimo Bottura, Daniel Humm, Bryce Shuman, and many more offered their expertise for a handful of lucky guests. Fortunately, we were on hand to cover the action, and the chefs were gracious enough to provide a few recipes that will get your inner Batali out to impress at your next dinner party. Click through for the amazing recipes and highlights from Identita New York!
Last night, T Magazine, the New York Times’ style publication, celebrated its 10 Year anniversary with a chic cocktail party at Christie’s. A giant, spinning mirrored T logo, greeted guests in the entryway. Iconic T Magazine images were blown up to scale massive T-shaped art installations. Quotes from the magazine’s archives were also projected onto the walls. Former NYT style critic Cathy Horyn chatted with Thakoon Panichgul and Jessica Joffe near the bar, while Thom Browne, Maria Cornejo and Mark Borthwick caught up near the DJ booth.
Sick of meeting friends at crowded bars blasting top 20 hits every weekend? We definitely were. That's why we searched for the best places to indulge in hand crafted cocktails, listen to an eclectic mix of music, and enjoy intimate conversations. We've compiled this list of the best speakeasies and hidden lounges in NYC and we're sharing it with you! Click through to find where you'll be heading this weekend.
October has been flying by and Halloween is just around the corner. Still don't have your costume(s) settled for all the parties you'll be stopping by in the coming weeks? We've got you covered. It's always best to "do what you know" and since most of us know how to binge-watch TV series on Netflix, dressing up as your favorite television character is a no-brainer. Click through for eight ideas you can start working on today!