nymag.com Archives - 05 August 2015, Wednesday

  • Jane Birkin Wants Hermès to Stop Using Her Name -- The Cut

    nymag.com 28 Jul '15, 8pm

    Jane Birkin has expressed her concerns regarding practices for slaughtering crocodiles. Her comments do not in any way influence the friendship and confidence that we have shared for many years. Hermès respects and shares her emotions and was also shocked by the images recently broadc...

  • Jane Birkin Wants Hermès to Stop Using Her Name -- The Cut

    nymag.com 28 Jul '15, 8pm

    Jane Birkin has expressed her concerns regarding practices for slaughtering crocodiles. Her comments do not in any way influence the friendship and confidence that we have shared for many years. Hermès respects and shares her emotions and was also shocked by the images recently broadc...

  • Move over, white sneakers — Vans's new collaboration is anything but basic:

    See Vans’ New Crazy, Cool Printed Collaboration -- The Cut

    nymag.com 08 Jul '15, 1pm

    When it comes to designs featuring wacky, cool prints, U.K.-based Eley Kishimoto creates some of the flashiest — which is why their latest collaboration with Vans is heavy on the dizzying patterns. The 30-plus-piece collection, out today , features five different motifs. There's the F...

  • Can Lyft Pull an Avis? - New York Magazine #branding #luxury

    Can Lyft Pull an Avis? -- NYMag

    nymag.com 30 Jun '15, 6pm

    The battle between the two companies has gotten brutal, bitter, even a little juvenile. Last year, a Lyft analysis allegedly showed that Uber employees had requested and canceled some 5,560 rides on Lyft, annoying drivers and delaying rides for thousands of other passengers. (Uber has...

  • Watch the Louis Vuitton Menswear Show -- The Cut

    nymag.com 25 Jun '15, 12pm

    Yesterday at 3:00 p.m. The Trailer for the Jeremy Scott Documentary Is Finally Out See Miley, Katy, and all his celebrity friends praise him. Yesterday at 2:43 p.m. Cool Clips Are the Hair-Elastic Upgrade An adult solution to black hair ties. Yesterday at 2:36 p.m. How Tech Companies ...

  • How to keep your white sneakers looking fresh:

    No, the White Sneaker Trend Is Not Over -- The Cut

    nymag.com 16 May '15, 12pm

    We recently had a serious debate in the office — have white sneakers peaked? Back in the winter of 2014 white sneakers made a strong showing both on the runway and on the street-style folks , causing a near panic as everyone tried to get their hands on a pair of Stan Smiths. Over a ye...

  • .@cathyhoryn on why Louis Vuitton's Palm Springs resort show makes sense:

    Fashion Brands Jockey to Create Their Own Oasis -- The Cut

    nymag.com 08 May '15, 6am

    Last weekend, Chanel took people to Seoul for its cruise show, and next week the action will shift to the French Riviera, where Raf Simons will present Dior’s collection in the futuristic, soap-bubble-shaped house of Pierre Cardin. Modernist architecture is a big attraction for both S...

  • Louis Vuitton lost its checkerboard trademark case:

    Vuitton Lost Its Checkerboard Trademark Case -- The Cut

    nymag.com 01 May '15, 9pm

    doesn't have a monopoly on the checkerboard pattern, according to a new ruling by the E.U. General Court. After registering a trademark for its brown Damier check in 1998 and a subsequent one for a black-and-white version of the pattern a decade later, a 2011 decision overturned the l...

  • Kanye West's Louis Vuitton kicks and other rare sneakers are coming to the @brooklynmuseum:

    Inside Brooklyn’s Upcoming Sneaker Exhibition -- The Cut

    nymag.com 28 Apr '15, 5am

    How have sneakers evolved since their first incarnation? When we look back at early sneakers, they look so simple: just a rubber sole and canvas upper. But these were cutting-edge technology — and I think that innovation and interest in the new has continued to push sneaker design sin...

  • It is now technically possible to grow a leather handbag in a lab:

    Soon, We’ll Be Able to Grow Our Own Handbags -- The Cut

    nymag.com 27 Apr '15, 9pm

    It’s made by taking a biopsy from a cow, which is totally harmless, and replicating those cells endlessly — so in theory, you only need one cow. And it’s not just to replicate the leather, to mimic the leather as a fabric, but it’s to improve it — so there’s a point where you can actu...

  • Can Helen Mirren Make the Queen’s Purse Famous? -- The Cut

    nymag.com 09 Apr '15, 5pm

    is currently starring in the Broadway production and Kristin Scott Thomas will lead a West End revival opening later this month; both actresses carry the black Launer bag onstage. Fittingly, because of the play, the brand has recently reissued the black edition of the $2,160 bag (it h...

  • Can Helen Mirren Make the Queen’s Purse Famous? -- The Cut

    nymag.com 09 Apr '15, 4pm

    is currently starring in the Broadway production and Kristin Scott Thomas will lead a West End revival opening later this month; both actresses carry the black Launer bag onstage. Fittingly, because of the play, the brand has recently reissued the black edition of the $2,160 bag (it h...

  • How to Wear ’70s-Style High-Waisted Jeans - Between the Louis Vuitton, Chloé, and Gucci runways, '70s-style denim ...

    How to Wear ’70s-Style High-Waisted Jeans -- The Cut

    nymag.com 31 Mar '15, 10pm

    . And, naturally, the street-style bunch has been the first to embrace the trend. But before you write off the look as peacocking for the cameras, it actually translates equally as well to real life. Take this photo of stylist Alex Carl in Frame jeans paired with a pleated silk blouse...

  • The Bitcoin Boy: 16-year-old Erik Finman is in his Silicon Valley prime via @NYMag

    Bitcoin Boy: 16-Year-Old Prodigy Erik Finman -- NYMag

    nymag.com 03 Dec '14, 11pm

    The Finman brothers are close and also extremely competitive with each other. When Scott, in early 2013, told Erik about the digital currency bitcoin, and said he’d bought 50 of them, Erik decided to spend the $1,000 he’d just received from his grandmother to buy a hundred. A year lat...

  • We talked to Isabel Marant about designing for grown-up women, wedge sneakers, and Galliano:

    62 Minutes With Isabel Marant

    nymag.com 17 Nov '14, 2pm

    Ironic, then, that what makes her so popular is her tendency to make clothes that blend seamlessly into wardrobes and lives, that feel from the first moment like old familiars. Everything about the way Marant looks, and what she sells, is easy: She doesn’t wear makeup and there are fr...

  • Naked Guy Rides Subway -- NYMag

    nymag.com 09 Nov '14, 3am

    It's all in the title of the post, really. On Thursday night, the Daily Front Row's Peter Davis stepped onto the E train and found a man naked except for a pair of sneakers, dozing on a seat in between swigs from a bottle of Jack Daniel's. Of course, Davis took a just barely safe-for-...

  • Juergen Teller did the first fashion shoot at Fondation Louis Vuitton:

    First Fashion Shoot at Fondation Vuitton

    nymag.com 05 Nov '14, 3pm

    and Nicolas Ghesquière have become something of a dream team since the photographer linked up with the designer for his fall campaign. Now they have a new addition to their clique — not a person, but a building. The Frank Gehry–designed Fondation Louis Vuitton, which was used as the s...

  • Taylor may not be able to carry a handbag right, but she can rock a crop top.

    A Glut of Crop Tops at the Teen Choice Awards

    nymag.com 16 Aug '14, 4am

    Last night, celebrities young in age, spirit, and sartorial inclinations gathered in Los Angeles for the 2014 Teen Choice Awards. As expected, the red carpet was a familiar wash of pink stilettos, bright-orange dresses, and enough crop tops to put Coachella to shame. For the occasion,...

  • The one and only. #streetstyle goes #couture:

    Paris Street Style: Couture Sneakers and Oversize Ruffles

    nymag.com 08 Jul '14, 5pm

    Fall haute couture shows kicked off in Paris over the weekend, meaning that the French capital’s sidewalks have been even more star-studded than usual. The Cut sent YoungJun Koo to capture the scene on the streets, where Anna Dello Russo has been prancing around with a black tutu arou...

  • Watch the Louis Vuitton Menswear Live-Stream

    Watch the Louis Vuitton Menswear Live-Stream

    nymag.com 26 Jun '14, 12pm

    Prev Previous Post Turns Out Prince Harry Is an Agile Soccer Goalie all news Next Next Post Bulimia Comes Out of the Closet Today at 8:25 AM Watch the Louis Vuitton Menswear Live-Stream Play Video Close Video Tweet Stumble Upon Starting at 8:30 a.m., the spring 2015 Louis Vuitton Mens...

  • Louis Vuitton’s First Campaign Under Ghesquière Is Out

    Louis Vuitton’s First Campaign Under Ghesquière Is Out - The

    nymag.com 25 Jun '14, 7pm

    Photo geekdom and fashion geekdom united when Louis Vuitton announced last month that the dream team of Juergen Teller, Bruce Weber, and Annie Leibovitz would be shooting the house's fall 2014 ads. Today, the images were finally released, and the results are stunning, not to mention a...

  • We now have an official date for the @louisVuitton museum:

    Fondation Louis Vuitton to Open This Fall

    nymag.com 23 Jun '14, 3pm

    It's official: The long-awaited Louis Vuitton museum now has an opening date. The Frank Gehry– designed Fondation Louis Vuitton will debut on October 27, reports ArtLyst. The structure, located in Paris's Bois de Boulogne, will showcase a permanent collection as well as temporary show...

  • Michelle Williams Got Into a Trunk for Louis Vuitton

    Michelle Williams Got Into a Trunk for Louis Vuitton

    nymag.com 10 Apr '14, 2pm

    star is back for spring as the face of Louis Vuitton accessories, after fronting the house’s campaign last fall. In the new images, shot by Peter Lindbergh and styled by Carine Roitfeld, Williams poses inside a trunk at one point — giving us flashbacks of Victoria Beckham's Marc Jacob...

  • New Coach Coat: The Handbag Giant Surprises With Outerwear

    nymag.com 10 Mar '14, 1pm

    For Stuart Vevers’s debut collection as the creative director of Coach, the Englishman imagined a New York girl on a tour of America, “picking up bits and pieces on the way”: suburban subdivisions, convenience stores, hunting ranges in places far from either sea. How would instances o...

  • New Coach Coat: The Handbag Giant Surprises With Outerwear

    nymag.com 10 Mar '14, 1am

    For Stuart Vevers’s debut collection as the creative director of Coach, the Englishman imagined a New York girl on a tour of America, “picking up bits and pieces on the way”: suburban subdivisions, convenience stores, hunting ranges in places far from either sea. How would instances o...

  • Robin Givhan: Nicolas Ghesquière’s Rousing Debut at Louis Vuitton

    Robin Givhan: Nicolas Ghesquière’s Rousing Debut at Louis Vuitton - The Cut

    nymag.com 05 Mar '14, 5pm

    When it was over, the audience cheered. It was official: Designer Nicolas Ghesquière had a rousing debut at Louis Vuitton . This new chapter in the story of the 160-year-old brand began on Wednesday morning in a transparent pavilion in a courtyard of the Palais du Louvre. In the minut...

  • Watch the Louis Vuitton Show Live at 4 a.m. - The Cut

    nymag.com 05 Mar '14, 1am

    For Sale: The Kardashians’ Pretend TV House Nicolas Ghesquière’s Rousing Debut at Vuitton Kate Middleton Deeply Regrets a Color Scheme Christian Wives: How Submissive Should We Be? Wish List: Peter Pilotto’s Cloqué Peplum Dress Lupita Nyong’o, the 31-Year-Old ‘It’ Girl Lupita Nyong’o ...

  • Using our handbag to pretend it's spring: #streetstyle

    Milan Street Style, Day 1: Furry Jackets and Bucket Bags - The Cut

    nymag.com 21 Feb '14, 2pm

    Milan Fashion Week is underway and, despite some rain, the climate is warmer than New York — which is in itself a reason to celebrate. A hint of spring was immediately evident on the streets: Joan Smalls put a lingerie-like one-piece under a fur jacket and boyfriend jeans; La Repubbli...

  • The Altuzarra Handbag, Unicorn of Fashion

    Altuzarra Handbag, Unicorn of Fashion - The Cut

    nymag.com 06 Feb '14, 5pm

    By one measure, however, the Altuzarra bag is overdue. Many of his peers have already planted a flag in that potentially lucrative ground. ... What will the Altuzarra bag look like when it finally makes its debut? The designer has been mulling over for some time. "I don’t know yet," h...