Alpina Releases Timepiece to Promote Water Conservation

Photo: Alpina. Luxury watch and eco-conscious brand, Alpina is taking part in the fight to conserve water with its newest timepiece, the Alpiner 4 Chronograph. The limited-edition watch was designed to benefit the Race for Water Foundation—a charity dedicated to water preservation—and cleverly incorporates the organization’s blue and white color scheme. Race for Water’s partnership with [...]

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Pop-Up Central Perk Celebrates ‘Friends’ Anniversary

Photo: NBC. It’s hard to believe it’s been 20 years since we first tuned into Friends and rocked out to the catchy theme song by The Rembrandts. Now, fans of the mega-hit TV show can take a stroll back to 1994 and sip a cup of joe in a fully functioning replica of Central Perk—the [...]

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Celebrities Get Iced for ALS

Photo: NBC News. Lately it seems that everyone from Matt Lauer to Martha Stewart has signed up to be drenched with ice water in the name of charity. The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge—a campaign that started as a way to raise awareness (and cold hard cash) for Lou Gehrig’s disease—has been filling up news channels and [...]

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Keeping up with Khalifa

Photo: Eleven Paris.  Wiz Khalifa appears to be having the best summer ever. The heavily-tatted Atlantic Records rapper is bringing in record numbers as the headliner in the third installment of his ‘Under the Influence of Music’ tour, his name continues to be mentioned in conversations of personal style and hip-hop, and each week seems to [...]

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Reeducate Yourself With These Recently Released Art Anthologies

We might not all have taken (or survived) Art History in college, but thanks to the plethora of art-stuffed publications available, we can still educate ourselves in the field without the pressure of an exam. Publisher TASCHEN recently released a new edition of Michelangelo’s anthology and so to follow—with the aim of wholly-artful pursuits—we felt it necessary [...]

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‘Purple Rain’ Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Before mega-movie-musicals like Chicago and Les Miserables set out to marry stage and the big screen, it was the rock and roll drama, Purple Rain that started it all. The semi-autobiographical film—which celebrates its 30th anniversary this month—stars the multi-platinum recording artist Prince as The Kid, an aspiring musician in Minneapolis who struggles with a violent family [...]

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Rag & Bone Spring/Summer 2015 Photo Series

Spontaneity swashes with celebrity in Rag & Bone‘s portrait series for Spring/Sumer 2015. Shot by British-born photographer Andreas Laszlo Konrath, the project reveals a rather intimate side to an eclectic mix of entertainment stars (Jerry Seinfeld, Honor Titus, Ben Lovett), fashion fanatics (Ethan James Green, Gucci Westman, Gerald DeCock), and social influencers (Glenn O’Brien, David Haskell, Lincoln Pilcher). [...]

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Cast of ‘Napoleon Dynamite’ Reunites for Tenth Anniversary

The stars of the 2004-cult comedy-hit Napoleon Dynamite recently reunited to celebrate the film’s ten year anniversary. The all-grown-up cast headed by Jon Heder met to fete the movie’s b-day, as well as to promote a special anniversary Blu-Ray/DVD pack and unveil a commemorative (and strange) bronze statue of the film’s title character, Napoleon, wearing one [...]

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Travel in Storied Luxury with Turnbull and Asser x Globe-Trotter

Distinguished UK companies Turnbull and Asser and Globe-Trotter have partnered for a limited-edition release of two travel cases that combine the best of both brand’s illustrious histories. Established in 1885, Turnbull and Asser has a stellar reputation for gentleman’s bespoke garments, having dressed everyone from Picasso to Charlie Chaplin. Only a smidge younger, Globe-Trotter first [...]

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MAD’s Biennial Showcases NYC’s Artistic Diversity

This summer, The Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) hosts an exhibition dedicated to New York City’s leading craftsmen entitled NYC Makers: The MAD Biennial. With a focus on the preservation of contemporary handmade art of all mediums, the museum displays permanent collections of jewelry, sculpture, and other objects. The new showing—the first under newly appointed Director [...]

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