Essential Event: Emporio Armani Sounds x Standard Sounds Vol 1

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 the world. Teaming [...]

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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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New Zealand Rugby Team Wins Game, Removes Shirts, Dances in Rain

The headline pretty much covers it: New Zealand Rugby Team (the All Blacks) won their game (beating out England 26-7), removed their shirts, and performed the Haka dance (a traditional Māori posture dance) in the rain. Though the team is known for this (the All Blacks reenact the dance every match to intimidate the other team), the [...]

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Want Uber To Deliver Kittens To Your Office? Today They Will

This is not a test! Car service Uber has quietly been making their way up the legitimacy circuit (seconded only to the pop music circuit), partnering with noteworthy brands and offering promo codes for free rides around the city. And now today, National Cat Day if you weren’t in the know (tsk, tsk), they’re teaming [...]

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Kate Hudson’s Halloween Party Is Apparently A Thing; Take A Look Yourself

Kate Hudson… You remember her. Goldie Hawn’s daughter. Almost Famous. Golden Globe winner. Married to Black Crowes frontman Chris Robinson. How To Lose A Guy In 10 Days. Then — perhaps — you forgot her. Divorce. Fool’s Gold. Bride Wars. Nine. Glee. But now she’s back, and it’s not a film or a spin-off series for her Glee character, New York Academy of [...]

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This is Brit

Leave it to Burberry to host a concert every night for three straight days–each one in a different continent. And to top it off, look unabashedly cool while doing it. After the kick-off for the Brit Rhythm campaign in London last night, it came to New York for one night only. Tonight the party’s in Singapore. (Talk [...]

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Accessories to Celebrate Art and History

A new line of Salvatore Ferragamo accessories, designed by Creative Director, Massimiliano Giornetti, celebrates the historic and the new. The latter is the opening of the Wallis Annenberg Center for Performing Arts in Los Angeles. The former is Salvatore Ferragamo’s centennial anniversary in America. Iconic and luxurious, the accessories capture Hollywood’s energy, while paying homage to [...]

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Good: Macaulay Culkin Attended ComicCon AND Wore Bunny Ears While There

Is it fair to call Macaulay Culkin reclusive over the past, say, twenty-ish years? Sure, yes, you utter vague truths. That’s why when Kevin McCallister, AKA Richie Rich, AKA Michael Alig (niche reference?) makes a rare appearance at Comic-Con, it’s sure to raise a few eyebrows not just throughout the Javits Center, where the event [...]

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