Tag Archives: New York

Masson Returns with Majorelle, at The Lowell

“When you come to a restaurant like this, it’s like a mini-vacation—an escape from the outside world,” Charles Masson tells me. The fabled restaurateur, of La Grenouille legend, is speaking about his latest culinary undertaking, Majorelle, which just opened in the newly revamped ground-level spaces of The Lowell, the Upper East Side’s jewel box of …

I, Mannequin

Mannequins are typically overlooked. Used as models, they are created to display, not to be displayed themselves. But these anonymous body shapes have an anthropological value, revealing the ideals of a particular time or culture. Line them up and watch as busts heave and regress, hips narrow and flare, and silhouettes curve to reflect economic …

Auctions Go Online

by Alex R. Travers Warhols, Lichtensteins, Patek Philippes, haute couture, antique furniture, collectible teddy bears—are people going to buy these online without physically inspecting them first? Are people going to buy unique items online? wondered collector Alexander Zacke as he and his wife put together Auctionata’s first online live-stream auction in Berlin in 2012. And …

GLAMSQUAD Launches Beauty Services

by Brooke Alpart  Get excited: GLAMSQUAD, the premier app-based service delivering high-quality and affordable at-home beauty, recently launched on-demand makeup offerings in New York. Already recognized as the gold standard for providing professional, chic hair styling, their in-demand services are rapidly growing—it’s even easier to get “glam” with their home, office, hotel and even gym …