Nacho Figueras teams up with St. Regis

The St. Regis has named Black Watch polo player and Ralph Lauren model Nacho Figueras its first-ever “St. Regis Connoisseur.” Meaning, he’ll be contributing to a new website that shares news, event listings, and Figueras’s tips on polo etiquette and fashion. He will also be participating in St. Regis-sponsored events, including this weekend’s Audemars Piguet …

The bra turns 100

The bra has officially been giving women a lift for one hundred years. And in that time it’s seen a lot of changes: it’s been made from cork and cardboard, used to flatten and lift, worn as underwear and outerwear, been burned and bedazzled. The Today show has a great video history of the brassiere, …

Meet the new artistic director at Hermès

After seven years designing women’s ready-to-wear, Jean-Paul Gaultier is stepping down from his post at Hermès. The surprise replacement is Christophe Lemaire, who’s known most recently for breathing new life into Lacoste. Lemaire also designs an eponymous line that blends Eastern influences with French high-fashion, ultimately creating voluminous figures that tend to enshroud the entire …

(Wall) Street art at the NYSE

Today Wall Street bankers may be looking their financial fears face to face, thanks to artist Michelle Rogers‘s new “urban poster project,” My God, My God…The 3 Stock Traders, on Broad Street, next to the New York Stock Exchange. The oil-painted posters depict three traders in varying states of anxiety as they watch declining numbers …

Bergdorf’s new beauty brand

A new holistic Korean beauty brand, Sulwhasoo, recently launched exclusively in the U.S. at Bergdorf’s, and its store-within-a-store will open next month. The line draws from traditional Korean remedies, blending ancient indigenous herbs to restore balance and energy to the skin. The launch includes a full line of twelve products for the face.