Nicholas Kirkwood Sandal

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The Nicholas Kirkwood lace open toe glove sandal in orange.

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Summer Sales

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Lots of sales happening this week including online at Shopbop where I found this Joanna August wrap dress and Rory Beca jumpsuit. Wren, Levi’s Vintage and a slew of other favorite brands are having sample sales in LA and NY as well. Details for everything below. Continue reading

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A Life of Diana Vreeland

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Over the weekend, in between football games, I finished this incredible book by Amanda Mackenzie Stuart, which I added to my summer reading list. The most interesting and thorough over view of this phenomenal woman’s life. It made me miss working for Polly Mellen, who I only assisted for one year before she retired. What an amazing history, so much creativity, strength, beauty and power to change the world we exist in. I know I was always supposed to be in awe of Ms. Vreeland because she invented the career that I have worked, lived and loved for so long but I never really knew the details of her life or the true manner in which she affected so much. I love this book.

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Andy Holton & Max Neutra, Love Bunnies

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The second I saw it on his iPhone at a party I fell in love with the animated short Andy Holton of Content Monsters did with fellow LA based artist Max Neutra. The two talented chaps with their bunnies in Max’s downtown studio above and the video below. You’ll see why. Continue reading

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Tomboy, Hang Out

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I won’t overstate the obvious about why I love this video for “Hang Out” (watch below). Great electro pop track and perfect short film from Brooklyn based duo Tomboy, Sarah Aument and William Shore, from their upcoming self-titled debut EP. They’re playing June 30th with Beat Connection at School Night at Brooklyn Bowl and July 24th at Neon Gold’s Popshop at Westway. Continue reading

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Dolce Gabbana Heels

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Shoe crush: Dolce Gabbana orange patent pumps.

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Nina Ricci Resort 2015

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Nine Ricci resort 2015. Continue reading

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Yves Saint Laurent

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There is a sexy sadness to the new French film Yves Saint Laurent, directed by Jalil Lespert and starring Pierre Niney and Guillaume Gallienne, which opens at Film Forum on June 25th From Weinstein Company. It’s an emotional beautiful film told with just the right amount of details and layers if not an overstatement of innocence. It’s not easy to see a visionary legend as flawed. The film isn’t just for fashion lovers but anyone interested in a truly incredible life. The trailer below. Continue reading

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Warpaint is Playing in Brooklyn, For Free!

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Warpaint is playing a free concert with Yellowbird on June 26th in Brooklyn at Prospect Park Bandshell. You guys, we are going! I am so excited. Photo by Mia Kirby. The new album hit back in January from Rough Trade.

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World Cup 2014

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The World Cup matches start tomorrow with Brazil & Croatia, which provides everyone not only the opportunity to cheer on hot men in shorts but do some day drinking on week days (sometimes early in the morning with a bagel). The full schedule is here and the best places to do all of the above here. That’s my old friend Maxim at a dacha outside of Moscow, where we played football in 2003.

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