• Michael McCollom: The Way We Wore: Black Style Then

    Tuesday Jul 28 2015

     
    May 1960, New York City. Arlene Hawkins, Owner of Arlene Hawkins Cosmetics

     


    1978, Newark, NJ. Linwood Allen, Designer

     


    1969, New York City. Veronica Jones, Boutique Owner

     


    1978, Newark, NJ. Douglas Says, Designer 

    “One should not enter a room and expect ambiance; one should enter it and become it,” Geoffrey Holder wrote in the foreword to The Way We Wore: Black Style Then by Michael McCollom (Glitterati Incorporated).

    Chronicling African-American fashion from...

  • Douglas Kirkland: Coco Chanel: Three Weeks/1962

    Tuesday Jul 21 2015

      

     

     

     

     
      

     

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    Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel (1883-1971) is a fashion icon unlike any other. She invented modern clothing for women: At the height of the Belle Époque, she stripped women of their corsets and feathers, bobbed their hair, put them in bathing suits, and sent them out to get tan in the...

  • Anne Fogarty: Wife Dressing

    Tuesday Jul 14 2015

     

     

     

    When designer Anne Fogarty first published Wife Dressing in 1959—a witty blend of fashion savvy and wifely advice that encapsulated the sensibilities of the era—women everywhere embraced the observations and expertise she shared. After all, not only did Fogarty’s designs shape fashion in the late 1950s and early ‘60s, but she herself embodied the look she had created. With her 18-inch waist—beautifully suited to her own sleek sheaths—and her infallible sense of what to wear for every occasion,...

  • Guy Yanai: Ancienne Rive

    Tuesday Jul 07 2015

     
    Boat With No Sailors, 2015

     


    Claire's Knee II, 2015

     


    Sprinkler for Grandfather (After DH), 2015

     

     
    Claire Climbing II, 2015

     


    Last Splash, 2015

    “Nowhere has so many advantages, [one is] able to grab and steal from everything,” observes Tel Aviv-based artist Guy Yanai, whose feelings of loneliness, foreign alienation, and sense of being both nowhere and everywhere at the same time result from spending time in...

  • Notes and Sketches: Travel Journals of William P. Rayner

    Tuesday Jun 30 2015

     

     

     

     

     

    Filled with witty observations and drenched in dry humor, Notes and Sketches: Travel Journals of William P. Rayner is a collection of musings, paintings, menus, wine labels, ticket stubs, and other memorabilia exploring over three decades of travel. A tactile collector’s piece, this two-volume set, presented in a luxurious slipcase, evokes the fun and nostalgia of adventure.

    Culled from twenty-five of author...

  • Hilary Gumbel: Unichef

    Tuesday Jun 23 2015

     
    Bobby Flay

     


    Bobby Flay: Fulton Fish Market Cioppino

     


    Curtis Stone

     


    Curtis Stone: Grilled Lobster Sweet Corn Butter Bacon Marmalade

     


    Giada De Laurentiis

     


    Giada De Laurentiis: Vegetable Parmesan

    Unichef: Top Chefs Unite in Support of the World’s Children (Glitterati Incorporated) is the amazing collaboration of 40 world-class chefs to benefit The U.S. Fund for UNICEF, assembled...

  • Peter Wise: Surf

    Tuesday Jun 16 2015

     

     

     

     

    From its earliest mention in Captain Cook’s Journals in 1779, the surf has been a source of inspiration for beach lovers, sailing aficionados, and surfers alike. The surfing world has long been embraced by mainstream pop culture, thanks to a plethora of films like Blue Crush and iconic documentaries like The Endless Summer; and youth culture itself. Even people who don’t surf like to endear themselves to...

  • Mister Finch's Handmade Museum

    Tuesday Jun 09 2015

     
    From Mister Finch: Living in a Fairytale World
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    Mister Finch. Dead Birds. Composed of new and vintage fabric scraps, plastic, paper, wire, fake flower petals, clay, floral tape, and found objects. Approximately 12 inches long.
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  • Geoffrey Bradfield: A 21st Century Palace: Jerusalem

    Tuesday Jun 02 2015


    Living Room and Terrace with view.

     


    Detail of Maison F. Barbedienne urn of gilt bronze.

     


    Marble bathroom.

     


    Mirror reflection from Kogler table of Claude Lalanne chandelier.

    Geoffrey Bradfield is a world-renowned interior designer, sought after by Fortune 500 clients and others for whom the firm long ago coined the phrase “silent celebrities,” which include some of the most prominent aristocratic and royal families in the world. Among Bradfield’s many highly celebrated projects are: a major overhaul of...

  • Paul Zone: Growing Up in the New York Underground: From Glam to Punk

    Tuesday May 26 2015

     
    Anna Sui, Max's Kansas City, NY, 1978

     


    Tish & Snooky / Manic Panic, St. Marks Place, NY, 1978

     


    The Fast, Pat and Lance Loud’s House, Hollywood, 1979

     


    Lance Loud and Paul Zone, 23 Street, NY, 1974  

     


    Wayne County, Coventry, Queens, NY, 1973

    Paul Zone makes his triumphant return to New York with Growing Up in the New York Underground:...

  • Schatz Images: 25 Years

    Tuesday May 19 2015

     
    Underwater Study #980, Shawnee Free Jones,
    photographed in Fairfax, CA, September 1995

     


    Beauty Study #1242, Rebecca, photographed in New York City, May 2012

     


    Corps de Ballet, photographed in Sherman, CT, July 2005

     


    Underwater Study #2481, Francesca Tedeschi,
    photographed for the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in Sherman, CT, August 2004

     


    Underwater Study #3200, Jennifer Kulz-Smith,
    photographed for MGM Grand Spa in Fairfax, CA, August 1998

    Award-winning photographer Howard Schatz has...

  • Brad Oliphant: Enlightened Blooms

    Tuesday May 12 2015

     
    Tulipa ‘Black Parrot’ | Parrot Tulip

     


    Nymphaea odorata | Water Lily

     


    Prunus serrulata ‘kanzan’ | Kanzan Flowering Cherry

     


    Tulipa ‘Rococo’ | Parrot Tulip

     


    Malus domestica | Apple Tree 

    Former fashion photographer Brad Oliphant explores the classical subject of flowers through a fresh and revitalizing lens in Enlightened Blooms: Floral Diptych Photograph (Glitterati Incorporated), his first photography monograph. From hibiscus and tea...

  • Ricardo B. Sanchez: Bullfight: The Pas de Deux

    Tuesday May 05 2015

     

     

     

     

     

    The unrivaled drama of bullfighting, with its rigorous combination of athleticism and artistry, and its requisite display of grace under pressure, ignited Hemingway’s imagination and inspired him to write his classic work on the subject, “Death in the Afternoon.”  That same inspiration has taken hold of photographer Ricardo B. Sanchez to create the most unique and elegant record of what is and has always been one of the...

  • Katharine Merlin: The Private Lives of the Sun Signs

    Tuesday Apr 28 2015

     

     

     

     

    Katharine Merlin, renowned astrologer with four decades of experience, shares her wealth of cosmic knowledge in The Private Lives of the Sun Signs (Glitterati Incorporated). From Aries to Pisces, Merlin presents in-depth analyses of each of the twelve zodiac signs, illustrating their unique characteristics with astonishing accuracy and depth. Drawing upon wisdom gleaned over the course of her extensive career, Merlin provides invaluable insight and understanding into the idiosyncrasies of each sign—the way they...

  • Christian Peltenburg-Brechneff: Homage: Encounters with the East

    Tuesday Apr 21 2015

     

     

     

     

     

     

    In the age of mechanical reproduction, many fail to appreciate intricate drawings made by hand, hands having become mere obsolete instruments these days, compared to the fast precision of the digital camera. Christian Peltenburg-Brechneff’s drawings capture what the camera can never capture: the spirit of the places he has rendered.

    Collected together in Homage: Encounters with the East (Glitterati Incorporated), Peltenburg-Brechneff’s work documents his travels to countries...

  • John Ahearn: Cast From Life

    Tuesday Apr 14 2015

     
    'Life on Dawson St,' Thomas, Barbara, Pedro with tire, Pat, & Selena by John Ahearn,

     


    Kids on Dawson Street,

     


    Audrey & Janelle

     


    Cast of Kido with his sister Elizabeth, her husband Ariel and daughter Stephanie, 1986

     


    Luis and Virginia at home with their cast from 1980.

    John Ahearn followed his identical twin brother Charlie to New York City in 1974. Charlie had participated in the Whitney artist program. John had lost...

  • Jean Govoni Salvatore & Luciano Parolari: Tales of Risotto

    Tuesday Apr 07 2015

     

     

     

     

    Over the years, the history and mythology of risotto have woven a delicious tale, though one thread is undeniably consistent: The risotto “invented” in northern Italy and still the jewel in the culinary crown there today, is northern Italy’s culinary masterpiece. Tales of Risotto: Culinary Adventures from Villa d’Este (Glitterati Incorporated) presents the recipes of Villa d’Este executive chef Luciano Parolari, known locally as “The King of...

  • Ralph Pucci: The Art of the Mannequin

    Tuesday Mar 31 2015

     
    Mannequin by Kenny Scharf, fashions by Rubin Chapelle

     


    Hiroshi Tanabe mannequins, 1997, fashions by Susan Cianciolo

     


    Ralph Pucci, Girl Mannequin, 2008, fashion by Frank Tell 

    As Ralph Pucci was building his mannequin business in the 1970s, the notion of the “super model”—the living mannequin with a personality—emerged. Pucci captured this catalytic moment in his work, finding inspiration from sources as varied as Greek and Roman statues and the getups of the New York Dolls. Pucci characterized the previously anonymous...

  • Nina Leen: Lenslady

    Tuesday Mar 24 2015

     
    Mannequin dressed in suit and overcoat illustrating shortages during WWII, 1942. © Time Inc.

     


    Members of the Young Women’s Republican Club of Milford, CT
    explore “masculine” enjoyments, here they play poker and smoke, 1941. © Time Inc.

     


    Man holding large cube of ice to illustrate shortages during WWII, 1942. © Time Inc.

  • Malissa "Mali" Hunter: Welcome to MaliWorld

    Tuesday Mar 17 2015

     
    Photograph by Sandro Miller

     

     


    Paul Diaz, Malissa Hunter, James ‘Groove’ Chambers

     

     


    Two Chainz, Mali Hunter, Lenny Kravitz, and KY

    Malissa "Mali" Hunter is a twenty-first century Renaissance woman. Known to some as a executive in the entertainment and advertising world, she has received her first Grammy Award nomination for her role in the “New Flame”, song with Chris Brown, Usher, and Rick Ross, which is up for Best R&B Song and...

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