AF introduced to me what will soon be my favorite website: nowness.com. Below is the video they feautured yesterday, a movie “ad” for Louis Vuitton featuring a super model (Heidi Mount)dressed up as a mannequin in what appears to be a Bergdorff Goodman window display. This movie reveals a universal truth: no matter how pretty you are […]Read more "In a store window c/o Louis Vuitton"
I saw an article today announcing that the American Folk Art Museum in NYC is selling its architecturally esteemed building to the Museum of Modern Art. Jerry Saltz, an art critic for New York Magazine claims that the poorly thought out architecture is to blame. Hm. Now, let’s think about this. We all know that every […]Read more "Is architecture deadly?"
After a disappointing purchase of “Surprise” in 2006, I am excited to report that Paul Simon’s latest album “So Beautiful or So What” is wonderful. Listening to it, I forget that he will be 70 years old this fall. (Of course I am sure that some engineering helped with this, as well). PS will always have […]Read more "Paul Simon is back!"
So much fun last night with Emily at the opening of the Portable On Demand Art show at Discovery Green — on exhibit until June 5th. Here is her guest review of the show. Below are some photos which I hope will encourage you to attend yourself and support local artists. Here is the mission […]Read more "Emily Hurst Review of PODA Show at Discover Green"
Spring 2010 I was flipping through Vogue and fell in LOVE with the Cinderella Shoe by Karl Lagerfeld for Fendi. Check out this photo: Oh my — they have a 6″ leather covered heel with a 2″ acrylic platform (roughly a 4″ heel) all neatly tied together with chiffon straps. I swear — these are the most impractical shoes ever made. I can’t wear them […]Read more "Happily Ever After is not usually found at Marshall’s"
Inspired by my sports meeting today, I thought I would share some cool sports faciliy designs from my girl Zaha Hadid. For further information about ZH and all of her “only woman to win the Pritzker Prize” greatness – check out her website where I pulled these photos and project summaries: http://www.zaha-hadid.com/home London Aquatics Center […]Read more "Chicks in sports ROCK!"
The Daily Mail reports today on a controversy over M&S lingerie ad campaign. Folks are saying these images are too racy and (of course) are inappropriate for children. One thing – see the ad here? Imagine that blown up on a billboard. Although I understand that it is incredibly annoying to be reminded on a […]Read more "We boobed…Controversy over M&S Ad Campaign"
Two positive articles I found today about the glamour of getting older. Jane Fonda showed up in an amazing Pucci gown at Cannes this week. Don’t forget, folks, she is 73. Now, Fonda has been very open about how pairing her active lifestyle with plastic surgery has helped her maintain her looks. She thinks that there is no […]Read more "She doesn’t look distinguished — She looks hot!"
As tweeted earlier, I am very excited about the new Alexander McQueen exhibit at the Met I was at the American Woman exhibit last year and the Superheroes exhibit in 2008 and I am sure that this show will bring in a whole host of fashionable viewers to the Costume Institute – those that think oohing […]Read more "daphne guinness – a work of art?"