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ISABELLA INNIS In her paintings on paper and canvas, Isabella Innis explores her relationship with childhood scenes, motifs and emotions. Isabella represents a variety of nostalgic modes, at times sentimental, at times playful, yet often evoking both the joy and grief of passing time. As the viewer progresses through the exhibit, lyrical color gradients juxtapose…

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Jennifer Behr velvet bow barrette Kusama at David Zwirner gallery Luminocity Festival NYC Gucci Lillian horsebit boot Florian Eymann art Saks Potts shearling coat Simonetta Ravizza Furrissima lip tote bag Nutcracker Cocktail Fete Chefanie caviar cocktail napkins

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On Sunday, September 8th designer Hanh Merriman presented her namesake collection during New York Fashion Week downtown in Soho on Lispenard street. The silhouettes were comfortable yet chic, using strong lines, wide shapes, crip whites, classic denim blues and gold color pallet.This collection was inspired by the desert mountains in Utah; the lines, deconstructed rock formations and the warm color…

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For its tenth anniversary season, the 2019 White Light Festival features events presented in eight venues across the city, including U.S. and New York premieres and the return of festival favorites, through November 24.   “The resonance of the White Light Festival has only deepened during its first decade, as we have moved into far…

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The Luxury holistic skincare brand Cygalle Skincare is proud to introduce its new CBD Infused, organic, natural skincare line; just in time for the holiday season. Created in Colorado, founder Cygalle Dias conceptualized these unique products harnessing themes such as Ying and the Yang, Black and White, The Push and the Pull – all with the goal of finding balance…

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On Monday, November 4th, The New York Public Library hosted its annual Library Lions Gala at the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building to raise critical funds to support the Library’s mission to inspire lifelong learning, advanceknowledge, and strengthen communities. This year’s Lions honored at the Gala included poet Elizabeth Alexander, composer Philip Glass, writer Jamaica Kincaid,…

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Ruslan Baginskiy dappled beret  Artechouse NY  Visit: London UK Gabriela Hearst Linda boot Fraunces Tavern Vivetta gloves Michael Kors patchwork leather trench Mozart’s Requiem Sakurado crepes cake

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The Apollo Circle Benefit is The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s annual fundraising celebration for young patrons ages 21–45. This black-tie, ticketed event features dancing and drinks at the Museum’s Temple of Dendur, an atmospheric space with an ancient Egyptian monument built around 10 B.C.  This year’s benefit that took place on October 24th, 2019 and drew…

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New York, NY (October 29, 2019) – Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation for Cancer Research raised over $3 million, and counting, for blood cancer research at Angel Ball 2019.   The annual gala, which took place at Cipriani Wall Street, honored Amy & Brian France, Co-Owner, NASCAR and founders of the Luke & Meadow Foundation along with Marc…

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Russian and US designers collaborate together to bridge cultures Images courtesy of Expats Design EXPATS (est. in 2019) is a new global fashion collective of Russian and American designers with a mission to build a creative bridge between the two countries and their distinct cultures through the language of fashion.  Founded by Stephan Rabimov –…

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On October 2nd, 2019 The New York Foundling—one of the city’s oldest and largest social service providers – held its 150th Anniversary Gala, a sold-out affair attended by over 500 guests. The event raised $1.1 MILLION through donations, ticket and table sales and both live – and online auction. All proceeds from last night event and…

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The human twin birth rate in the United States rose 76% from 1980 through 2009, from 18.8 to 33.3 per 1,000 births. The Yoruba peoples have the highest rate of twinning in the world, at 45–50 twin sets (or 90–100 twins) per 1,000 live births, possibly because of high consumption of a specific type of…

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Atelier Park Tri-Angle bag  New MoMa  Visit: Mexico City, Mexico Stay at: Ignacia Guest House Eat Like a Local MX Luckest Girl Alive by Jessica Knoll Jimmy Choo Erin slingback flat Frida Kahlo Museum Andrew GN blouson sleeve shirt dress

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“EXPOSED” Grace Graupe-Pillard & Robin Tewes A Duo Exhibition Curated by Indira Cesarine OPENING RECEPTION: September 26, 2019  6pm – 8pm  EXHIBITION ON VIEW:  September 24 – October 12, 2019 THE UNTITLED SPACE45 Lispenard Street, NYC 10013 The Untitled Space is pleased to present duo exhibition, EXPOSED, featuring works by artists Grace Graupe-Pillard and Robin Tewes. Curated…

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SON JUNG WAN’S SPRING 2020 SHOW GOES SPLENDOR On September 7th , SON JUNG WAN debuted her luxurious Spring/Summer 2020 collection by telling the story of splendor meets retro with color, the collection highlighted the glamour of vintage wear in a modern twist. The collection featured embroidered dresses full of different layers of iridescent fabrics; a rose gold gown entwined…

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Family means everything to plethora of people around the world. They offer love and support when you need it the most; they can also be the reason for your disappointments and anger. As a result, it is a wonder that siblings can cultivate their vision together when you consider their differences. Despite that, new sibling…

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Tartarus Team and I are proud to present our Volume 18 cover shoot video themed Cacoethes and starring beautiful and talented Beau Dunn. Video by Davide Micciulla with make up by Kendell Cotta, hair by Kelsey Zahn, style by Lindsay Jernigan. Photography by Randy Tran. – Nora Kobrenik –

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Bottega Veneta pouch  Carmina Burana ballet  Visit: Dubrovnik, Croatia  Alighieri jewelry  Break Bar NYC Anissa Kermiche jugs jug Balenciaga knife BB pump The Row Barbara dress  Pierre Cardin: Future Fashion

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Futurist & Interior Designer Warren Kay Leads The Tech-Driven Future For Home & Design Technology is moving at the speed of light. We are experiencing changes in our lives happening so quickly that with the blink of an eye, it’s obvious to see how the changes are touching all of us, and causing us to…

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China Arts and Entertainment Group Ltd. presents GUANGZHOU BALLET David H. Koch Theater  at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts China Arts and Entertainment Group Ltd. presented the Guangzhou Ballet on Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 8pm and Sunday, August 18, 2019 at 1pm at the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center for the…