Essential Event: Louis Roederer x Philippe Starck Brut Nature Unveiling at the New Museum

Image: Joe Schildhorn/BFAnyc.com. Last night in New York City, Louis Roederer—the France house that has been producing champagne independently since 1776, including the ever-popular Cristal (shout out to 2Pac)—debuted its first Cuvée in 40 years: Brut Nature 2006, a non dosage wine created in collaboration with designer Philippe Starck. The latter—a designer that needs no introduction, despite his famously-transparent [...]

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Brave GentleMan Showcases Capsule Collection at Gallery in NYC

Photo: Damani Moyd Photography. “I never intended to be in fashion,” designer Joshua Katcher admitted last Monday night at his intimate New York Fashion Week presentation, hosted at Alexander Gray Associates‘ contemporary art gallery in New York City. “It was sort of a fluke.” Katcher, whose high-end apparel brand and e-commerce store Brave GentleMan launched in 2010, [...]

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Essential Event: Emporio Armani Sounds x Standard Sounds Vol 2

Photo: Emporio Armani. This past Wednesday, September 10, 2014, Emporio Armani returned to the skies of New York City for the the second installment of the fashion brand’s DJ series, Emporio Armani Sounds x Standard Sounds. Saying a final “Ciao” to New York Fashion Week, the event was held on both The Standard Hotel, Highline‘s rooftop and [...]

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Essential Homme Celebrates August/September ’14 Issue and New York Fashion Week with #EHNYFW Party

Photo: Andrew Day.  Last Thursday, September 4, 2014, Essential Homme celebrated it’s August/September 2014 issue release, as well as the start of New York Fashion Week, at The Gilded Lily in New York City at an event titled #EHNYFW. New media artist Matt Starr took over the venue with a series of custom projection sequences that combined [...]

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Essential Event: ‘King Lear’ Opening Night Sponsored by Ermenegildo Zegna Parfums

Ermenegildo Zegna Parfums was an official opening night sponsor of The Public Theater‘s Shakespeare in the Park production of King Lear, which stars John Lithgow and Annette Benning and premiered last night, August 5, 2014 in New York City. To celebrate the evening, Zegna Parfums showcased its Essenze collection of six signature fragrances for men in a unique fragrance [...]

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Essential Event: ‘Living New York’ at W Hotel Times Square

Last night in New York City, something strange occurred that doesn’t happen very often: a group of well-dressed, highly-noted faces from fashion and Hollywood sat down to have a serious conversation. We kid! But seriously—the evening was pretty great. Part of W Hotels New York’s summer-long programming series with Liberatum, celebrating the transformation of New York [...]

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Essential Event: Emporio Armani Sounds x Standard Sounds Vol 1

Photo: Emporio Armani. Transfixed by the panoramic view atop The Standard East’s penthouse terrace, last night, July 22, 2014, Emporio Armani welcomed its first New York occurrence of Emporio Armani Sounds, a global series of events celebrating the brand’s inspirational tie to music and the vivacious beat-fueled communities that drop it low in key cities around [...]

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Get Your Tights Out, Comic-Con International 2014 Starts Thursday

This Thursday, July 24, 2014, comic geeks and fan-boys and girls will don their best caped-crusader-costume to descend onto San Diego, California for the annual Comic-Con International 2014. The huge convention—which celebrates the role of comic books in pop culture and art—began as a small event in 1970 and has grown to attract 130,000 people annually. [...]

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Essential Event: Target x CFDA {FASHION INCUBATOR} Dinner

Last night the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) and Target celebrated the most recent class of designers from the CFDA {FASHION INCUBATOR}, a two-year-old business development program powered by both brands that fosters emerging designers, at a seated dinner at The High Line Hotel in New York City. The evening was hosted by Target’s Director [...]

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The Met Gala’s Best ‘You Can’t Sit with Us’ Moments

Because one #girlsnight selfie is never enough — we’re talking about the gram featuring friends Chelsea Handler, Gwyneth Paltrow, Naomi Watts, Gwen Stefani, Stella McCartney, and Sam Taylor-Wood, of course — boho-chictress and one-time Paris Hilton best friend, Nicole Richie decided to go in once more, this time re-upping the line-up. Getting a little “wild for the [...]

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