Month: May 2014

Azzaro Makes a Couture Comeback

by Brooke Alpart  The well-known young Italian designer Loris Azzaro originally came to Paris in 1962 where he set up a studio space to design accessories and costume jewelry. Azzaro’s style showed a new, innovative take on dressing with his bead-embroidered lurex and silk jersey dresses. His unique style received extraordinary success until the end …

Thomas Tait Wins LVMH Prize

Thomas Tait was announced the winner of the LVMH Young Fashion Designer Prize at a press conference at the headquarters of LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton. The prize comes with 300,000 euros, which transfers to $409,270 at the current exchange rate, and a full year of coaching. Designers such as Karl Lagerfeld, Marc Jacobs, Nicolas …

Summertime And The Eating’s Easy

Here at Quest, we’re always looking for new, exciting places to eat. Recently, we’ve discovered two new noteworthy spots: restaurateur Chris Cannon and chef Chris Jaeckle’s latest East Village venture, all’onda, and Tender in Times Square, where the menu features modern American cuisine and an impressive sushi selection created by executive chef Dale Schnell whose experience includes positions …

All’onda: A Restaurant Wave To Ride

by Dominick Recine I wandered into all’onda, restaurateur Chris Cannon and chef Chris Jaeckle’s new restaurant in the East Village, on a recent Sunday evening around 8 p.m., reservation-less. Greeted by a friendly hostess, my party was told that we could be seated immediately. I assumed it would relatively quiet, but was still surprised that …

Party of the Week: BILLBOARD4 and Waterkeeper Alliance at the Living Room

On Wednesday, May 7, philanthropists, models, and tastemakers gathered at Gerber Group’s Living Room in the W New York, Times Square, to fête photographer—and Victoria’s Secret model—Amber Arbucci. Attendees included: Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., Robert Francis Kennedy III, Marc Yaggi, Martin Klipp, and Russell Hernandez. The event was in celebration of Amber Arbucci’s latest exhibition, entitled …