Category: Lifestyle

The World’s Best-Designed Hotels

This story originally appeared in Tablet Magazine The Power of Interior Design, Part 1 Hotels aren’t as simple as they used to be. No longer just places to sleep, the best have evolved into works of art — performance spaces that allow guests to star in their own sort of theatrical production. And nothing sets…

A Grand Celebration of Bold, Creative, and Strong Women Around The World

 Forevermark unveiled its Forevermark Tribute™ Collection, a celebration of women through diamonds, at a private cocktail event in New York City’s Chelsea neighborhood.  The new Forevermark Tribute™ Collection pays tribute to the unique qualities and characteristics of a woman. Celebrities including Chrissy Teigen, Zendaya, Ashley Graham, Freida Pinto, Chloë Moretz, Halima Aden, and Arizona Muse attended, adorned in Forevermark diamonds, to catch a glimpse of the dazzling multi-diamond…

Björn Borg’s nostalgic Love for Fashion … and Tennis

Tennis fans and fashion lovers worldwide will be pleased to know that yesterday morning, tennis legend Björn Borg held a spectacular see-now-buy-now fashion show, VERSUS Borg, at The Royal Tennis Hall in Stockholm. Borg’s show was a clear manifestation of the brand’s heritage as a tennis and sports brand and the launch of its ‘Signature…

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,…

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