Category: Fashion

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,…

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…

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…

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…

Top Coffee Table Books That Feel Right At Home

From the Runway to the Garden: Top Coffee Table Books That Feel Right At Home Carolyne Roehm‘s book, At Home in the Garden chronicles the designer’s love and care for her beloved New England garden. Each images are visually stimulating, and they evoke a feeling of the “eternal summer” that I secretly wish for – long after…

Kate Hudson Sizzles as the New Face of Campari’s 2016 Calendar

Kate Hudson, the 36-year-old Hollywood actress is the new face for Campari’s 2016 Calendar. Yesterday afternoon, High End Weekly attended the exclusive campaign launch, as the Italian brand unveiled the full imagery for their iconic 2016 Calendar at The Standard Hotel, entiled “The BitterSweet Campaign‘. The blonde beauty took the stage with photographer Michaeangelo Di Battista, Gruppo Campari…

Why we still love the Audacious Mrs. V.

NOTABLE ART AND CULTURAL EVENTS: Glenda Bailey, Harper’s Bazaar Editor-In-Chief, hosted a stylish champagne reception at Bergdorf Goodman for Alexander Vreeland,( Diana Vreeland’s grandson) who signed his new book,”DIANA VREELAND:THE MODERN WOMAN” devoted to his famous and memorable grandmother. Text & Photos by Rose Hartman

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