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Alvin Valley Celebrates “Where Are My Pants?” Series

On April 29, 2014, designer Alvin Valley hosted an intimate dinner for portrait photographer Cristina Macaya to celebrate their collaboration, the “Where Are My Pants?” series, in a private room at Omar’s La Ranita. Women including Sadie Friedman, Nicole Hanley Mellon, Minnie Mortimer-Gaghan, Kick Kennedy, Julia Loomis, and Alexandra Von Furstenberg, all went “pant-less” to …

From Tube Tops to Riches

by Alex R. Travers It’s easy to say that, after 40 years, Elie Tahari has it all: the multi-million dollar company that has grown exponentially since it was founded in 1974; an intimate knowledge of what his clients love; and, most recently, a day named after him (September 4 is known as “Elie Tahari Day” …

Innovative Glamour

by Alex R. Travers Whether you’re familiar with the garments of the 1930s or not, the Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology’s latest exhibition, “Elegance in an Age of Crisis: Fashions of the 1930s,” acts as a revelation. The exhibit is a celebration of craftsmanship—with the clothes, clearly, but also with a space that …

Luxury Online

by Alex R. Travers Imagine having a peerless knowledge of the fashion industry, a curator’s eye for collecting art, and a tech-savvy business mind. That will give you an idea of what it’s like to be Carmen Busquets, the ever-elegant fashion entrepreneur and art enthusiast who was presented with the “Individual Outstanding Achievement” at the …