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.

Cornelia’s Cruelty-free Cookies

Cornelia Guest has played many roles in life: actress, heiress, equestrian, Quest cover girl… Now the onetime “Deb of the Decade” can boast yet another: professional sweet-tooth. Guest is now taking orders for her new line of vegan chocolate chip cookies (meaning they contain no animal products whatsoever). The longtime vegan says she loves baked …