You're Never Fully Dressed Without a Charity Gala Gown

Last night, New York's upper crust donned ballgowns and tuxes for what is many a socialite's favorite cause: Operation Smile, the nonprofit organization that provides cleft lip and palate repair surgeries to kids around the world. It was a Trump-heavy event, which included the whole family and a bunch of beauty queens… »5/04/12 5:00pm5/04/12 5:00pm

Where New York Sophisticates, Weirdos, and Paz de la Huerta Meet

Last night, the New York Academy of Art held the 2012 Tribeca Ball, which honored Robert DeNiro. While the party traditionally enjoys an interesting turnout—a mix of celebrities, socialites, and U.S. presidents—this year, attendees had very different interpretations of the dress code for a ball. »4/17/12 11:50am4/17/12 11:50am

Palm Beach Story: Lilly Pulitzer Is Bizarrely Fascinating

"The 77-year-old designer and former grande dame of Palm Beach entertaining—in the Sixties and Seventies, her kitchen sat 26 for dinner—awaits guests perched on a chinoiserie-covered bench. She wears white slacks and a vintage Lilly shirt printed with white and yellow daisies, her feet bare but for the bright coral… »12/02/08 2:20pm12/02/08 2:20pm

How To Be An It Girl: October Nylon Explains It All For You

October plays host to Nylon »10/22/08 3:00pm10/22/08 3:00pm's second annual "It Girl" Issue and the IG's in question are about what you'd expect: lots of rich children and models and well-dressed scenesters. "It Girl" is itself such an amorphous concept, we wondered, what does it even mean? Well, from examining the It Girls profiled within (Zooey…

Sweatin' With The Oldies: NYC Old Guard Gathers in 100 Degree Heat for MoMA 'Party In The Garden.'

Full disclosure: I almost called this installment "Bar Mitzvah Disco." For some reason this collection of quietly-clad socialites and their dapper octogenarian escorts, who assembled last night mid-heatwave for the Museum of Modern Art's 40th Party in the Garden, took me right back to 1994, the year I threw on an… »6/11/08 11:00am6/11/08 11:00am