Party-goers were in for some unexpected treats at Saks Fifth Avenue on Tuesday evening. Upon entry, each guest was given an ID bracelet - except that this was no ordinary wristband. "These were made especially for the event," a gracious lady at the door assured us, as she adjusted the black leather LV keepsakes to our wrists.
and Daniel Lalonde
So, which revelers will be adding this accessory to their collection? "It's slightly S&M, but I like it," scribe Douglas Marshall
offered. Indeed, it fits in well with the current hard-edged 80s aesthetic. Snap this baby on, alongside a sharp mini-dress and a pair of ankle boots, and consider yourself set for the evening.
Once properly LV-ID'd, guests were wisked to Saks's third floor. Designer mainstays, such as Oscar de la Renta
and Dolce & Gabbana
were supplanted by a virtual Vuitton wonderland - a jardin ... Read More
With the Help of Longtime Pal Sienna Miller.
Rag & Bone's David Neville and Marcus Wainwright already have two shops downtown (a men's and a women's store, both on Christopher Street in the West Village). Nonetheless, their latest Mercer Street outpost (119 Mercer Street NYC 10012 212.219.2204) represents a coming home of sorts for the design duo.
"Denise Williamson, who represented the designers when they were first starting out, has her offices upstairs in this building," explained Rag & Bone womenswear director Scott Allgauer, at the store's opening fete last Monday. "So you could say that, with the opening of this latest outpost, the brand has come full circle."
The party drew loyalists like Euan Rellie and Sienna Miller, who is in town for her Broadway play ("After Miss Julie") until December 20th. Miller "has known these boys since they were 15. In fact, David was my first boyfriend." ... Read More