Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 3:26pm
CIRCUS MAGIC: Glamour gals and guys plus a few surprises shared the runway Saturday night when the Dallas chapter of the Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS staged its 32nd annual benefit before a sold-out audience of 1,550. The 32nd annual auction of fashion and... read more
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 2:45pm
NEW YORK — Purses can serve a function other than holding one’s daily trinkets, proved the annual Purses and Pursenalities luncheon. The event — an afternoon soirée and auction of more than 100 designer bags benefiting the Madison Square Boys & Girls Club — was held at New... read more
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 2:36pm
Remember that Nineties’ Donna Karan ad campaign imagining the first woman president? “That’s how it will be,” the designer predicted Tuesday night. “Hillary [Clinton] will be elected. I hope I have the honor of dressing President Clinton again — and Hillary,” she explained as... read more
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 2:36pm
With new offices in Greenpoint and a CFDA-backed pop-up store set for July, the designers behind the label Timo are crafting an installation for Renaissance’s new hotel in Manhattan. Timo Weiland, Donna Kang and Alan Eckstein are selecting photographs, mood boards, dress forms... read more
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 2:05pm
CLAPS OVER LIKES: Australia-based Clapit said its app is the next evolution of social networking and today takes the next step in its growth strategy with expansion to the U.S. The company, which has so far raised $2.82 million in a seed round, aims to make its splash in the U.... read more
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 1:49pm
What a difference eight months makes. Linda Wells held court at the town house of Laura and Harry Slatkin on Manhattan’s Upper East Side on Tuesday night to fete her new chapter in life. The Slatkins, along with John Demsey and Cornelia Guest, hosted the party for the founding... read more
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 12:42pm
RECYCLED SWIM: A swimsuit made from recycled yarn, abandoned fishing nets, carpets and polyester waste found in landfills and oceans — who’da thought? At May & Hugo, sustainable sourcing and manufacturing is the name of the game, according to Sydney, Australia-based... read more
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 12:29pm
Gawker Media can’t catch a break. On Wednesday, a judge denied Gawker’s plea to lower the $140.1 million in damages a jury mandated it to pay to Terry Bollea, aka Hulk Hogan, in March. Bollea sued Gawker for publishing clips of a leaked sex tape on its web site. The trial,... read more
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 12:16pm
For the June launch of Grey Jason Wu, the sibling collection to Wu’s main line, there will not be 50 shades, but one proprietary color for his branding materials. Wu enlisted the Pantone Color Institute to develop a specific color gray that will be exclusive to him and the Grey... read more
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 10:21am
TAKING THE PLUNGE: Eres has tapped Véronique Leroy for its debut cruise collection. The Belgian designer created a 19-piece line of swimwear, beachwear and accessories that is set to hit stores in October. The collection will also include 14 pieces created by the studio of Eres... read more