Category: Lifestyle

Jacqueline de Ribes: An Internationally Renowned Style Icon

We’ve decided to publish a brand new series called: Memory Lane. A throwback, if you will, of all the great designs, art shows, and outstanding cultural events that we’ve had the opportunity to experience during the past. Yes, you probably will recall some of the people, places, and things, but since they’re all so fabulous,…

Art & Beauty Celebrated – For A Good Cause

While accepting the 2016 Trophée des Arts award at The Plaza hotel on Friday, October 28, the famed artist Jeff Koons noted  “Growing up, I needed to have support and a place to learn about art … where I made things out of popsicle sticks or I would draw – and that came from their programs.”…

Autumn Nights of Art & Fashion in The Big Apple

CAROLINA HERRERA’s BOOK LAUNCH Admirers, friends, and families gathered at Omars, a chic, private dining club in Greenwich Village, to toast the incomparable Carolina Herrera who introduced her recent book, 35 Years of Carolina Herrera Design, filled with stunning images from her illustrious career. I am delighted that Carolina is also a participant in the documentary,…

COLOMBIAMODA 2016

COLOMBIAMODA 2016 The main reason for my visit to this wonderful city was to attend a new version of COLOMBIAMODA 2016, one of the most important fashion events in South America. International press, designers, models, buyers, jet setters, and fashionistas gathered together to view the latest fashion trends. Among others: Jorge Duque, Bronzini, and Ann…

Donna Karan’s Second Act at Urban Zen

Earlier this month, HEW attended Urban Zen grand new opening in Americana Manhasset. The elegant evening was hosted by owner and fashion raven Donna Karan. The cocktail reception, and book signing also featured a special preview of esteemed photographer Elizabeth Jordan ‘s thought-provoking artwork. Urban Zen is located at Americana Manhasset, 2072 Northern Blvd. Manhasset, NY. A…

Bruce Weber’s Brand New Campaign for Versace

Some of the most beautiful fashion imagery from Versace‘s Fall / Winter 2016 campaign came to my mailbox this Monday morning. The campaign stars top models Gigi Hadid, Karlie Kloss and Dilone in a series of tableaux, some real-life and some fantastical. The combination perfectly illustrates the relevance and wearability of modern Versace for all parts of one’s…

Top Photo Events from famed photographer Rose Hartman

The International Center of Photography celebrated the 2016 honorees at its 32nd annual Infinity Awards, and   raised a remarkable $1.4 million. The gala, held at the Chelsea Piers, drew more than 500 attendees from the worlds of fashion, art, film and business. New York City’s TOP PHOTO EVENTS Text and Photos by Rose Hartman Legendary lensman,…

The Free-Spririted Designs of Selly Raby Kane

Since the passing of famed architect Zaha Hadid, I’ve been giving a lot of thought to architecture. Especially its role in our day-to-day lives. Recently, I came across the works of Senegalese designer Selly Raby Kane,  I became intrigued, and recognized the clear influence that architecture must have played in her latest collection. There I saw a woman…

From Palm Beach to The Streets of London

In case you haven’t heard, the bicycle of choice this summer is from Martone Cycling Co. The uber trendy company recently partnered with iconic American resort wear brand Lilly Pulitzer to announce a bright and very PINK collaboration. Believe us, we’re not a fan of pink, but absolutely favor this collection! This classic Martone style-driven city bike has been reimagined…

Bergdorf Brings International Flair to 5th Avenue

Peruvian Chic: Have you seen the latest windows from famed luxury retail store Bergdorf Goodman? The showstopper windows are beautifully decorated, as they take New Yorks on a journey to the colorful, and adventurous South American country, Peru. Since March 9, 2016, Bergdorf Goodman have brought the sights and flavors of Peru to Fifth Avenue shoppers, by featuring the…

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