Month: February 2015

Duckie Brown: Fall 2015

by Alex R. Travers Duckie Brown designers Steven Cox and Daniel Silver believe in evolution. Fresh thinking ignites their collections and summarizes their beliefs. For this keenly creative duo, convention must be challenged. So naturally, their men’s Fall 2015 show immediately called fashion standards into question. Right away, their set established openness. Nothing was closed …

WestHouse New York: An Escape for Valentine’s Day (or Any Day)

When it comes to hotels, it’s sometimes hard to strike the right balance. The five-star palaces are reliable bastions of luxury but can fall short on personal attention, while boutique hotels can excel at making the personal a priority but fizzle out on the frills. A perfect middle ground? Midtown’s Jeffrey Beers International–designed WestHouse New …

Love is in the Air at The Lamb’s Club and The Palm Court

Valentine’s Day at The Lamb’s Club Valentine’s Day is sweeter with chef Geoffrey Zakarian, who is offering three- and four-course menus on Friday, February 13, and Saturday, February 14, at The Lamb’s Club. Start with the Red Velvet cocktail (framboise lambic and sparkling wine, garnished with a raspberry) and ease into a meal of Butter-Poached Nova Scotia Lobster; Diver Scallop with Kaluga Caviar, …

Look Fabulous, Share Confidence

  It’s not easy being a teenager—body image issues, bullies, family trouble—they add up. Today, 47% of girls across the country struggle with self-esteem. But having positive reinforcement in your life can make the world of a difference. That’s why a young woman jewelry entrepreneur is thinking big: Hitting Icing stores nationwide this February ahead of Valentine’s Day, “Look Fabulous, Share Confidence” …