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It’s late Thursday morning on the coldest day of the year so far, and designer Yigal Azrouel, 40, blows into Hirshleifers, the uber-luxe temple of fashion at the Americana shopping center in Manhasset.
He’s not there to shop, although, he says, “They have a lot of good stuff here; maybe I will take care of some shopping later.” It’s a trunk show that has the handsome, Israeli-born designer,...Read more »
One door closes, another opens. The cliché works for Ray “Digmi” Navarrete, 35, who Sports Illustrated called, “the greatest Long Island Duck ever.” The second baseman, who played for eight seasons with the team and is the all-time franchise leader in games played, hits, home runs, RBIs, runs and doubles, retired this season. Next playing field?
Fashion. That’s where the “Digmi” comes...Read more »
Who says fashion models aren't tough?
Blonde beauty Hollie-May Saker, 18, didn't need much help from security guards Thursday when she was approached by feminist protesters while walking in Nina Ricci's Paris Fashion Week show.
Two topless women from Femen, a UK-based feminist group, with "fashion dictaterror" and "model don't go to brothel" written across their exposed...Read more »
A “faaaabulous” (as we fashion types like to say) new summer camp for budding fashion designers between the ages of 10-15 will launch this August in East Hampton. And, phew, there are still a few spots left at Stitched Fashion Camp, where fashion loving boys and girls will have the opportunity to tap into their inner designer, learn a tremendous amount about the fashion world and create their own...Read more »
Oh the horror. You’re a Hamptons-stationed VIP, celebrity or socialite and you’ve gotten a last minute invite to a flashy party or a charity event there. You have to make a public appearance and…gasp…you haven’t a thing to wear.
That’s exactly why Carmen Adriana, 38, a veteran stylist, recently opened Fabinjection in East Hampton where notables can borrow contemporary and designer clothing...Read more »
New York Fashion Week might have to bring its exclusive white tents elsewhere, as The New York Times reports a lawsuit has been filed against New York City and Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts.
Area residents and park activists are angry over the use of Damrosch Park, a 2.4 acre section of Lincoln Center where Fashion Week, The Big Apple Circus, and other events not open to the public...Read more »
As superstorm Sandy bore down on three of her five stores, Ooh la la Boutiques owner Jenny Montiglio had a choice to make. Go forward with a private label that she had in the works, or forget about it, and take care of the issues . . . many . . . at hand.
Montiglio, 35, a Babylon resident, opted in for the private label despite significant economic strain caused by physical damage to her boutiques...Read more »
Second term, second Vogue cover. So it goes for Michelle Obama, who looks startlingly chic on the cover of the April issue of Vogue magazine, arguably America’s fashion bible.
FLOTUS dons a structured, smart sheath designed by her most recent go-to designer, Reed Krakoff (she wore him in her second official portrait), and reportedly yanked straight from her own closet. (Ever wonder how big...Read more »
The party's over for Fashion's Night Out. The annual shopping event has been part of New York Fashion Week each September since 2009, when it was created in response to the recession. It was masterminded by Vogue's Anna Wintourand championed by Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the Council of Fashion Designers of America. The event was also celebrated on Long...Read more »
Though the inaugural frenzy has settled, rest assured that there isn't a fashionista worth her Louboutins who doesn't want to see what Jason Wu (the man who famously designed both of Michelle Obama's inaugural ballgowns) has up his high-profile sleeve for fall.
They'll get their chance Friday, when Wu shows his collection at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, which runs from Thursday through Feb....Read more »