Laurel Marcus
Laurel Marcus

OG journo major who thought Strunk & White's "The Elements of Style" was a fashion guide. Desktop comedienne -- the world of fashion gives me no shortage of material.

Meghan’s Take on Royal Life: It’s the Pits

In what may prove to be their last appearance as full-time “senior royals,” the Duke and Duchess of Sussex visited London’s Canada House last week to say thanks for the hospitality they…

Annie Watt’s FAMOUS Exhibition Enthralls Elite Crowd

If you were in search of New York’s Old Guard social elite Wednesday night, you needed to look no further than Laverdin Gallery at 57th & Park. Here, about 100 of the…

Christie’s Luxury Week Reigns Supreme

Christie’s New York wants you to know they’re not your mother’s auction house. The venerable institution probably best known in this (quickly fading) decade for the 2011 sale of Elizabeth Taylor’s over-the-top…

A FIT Tribute To Michael Katz Shows His True Colors

Although I am a junkie for fashion created in the ‘70’s – ‘80s era, the late textile designer Michael Katz (who passed away in April at the age of 66) was not…

Masking Your Face Value

In the wake of the “look at me” era, there’s some evidence that the tide may be beginning to turn. Completely hiding one’s face (and often head) in public, as well as…

Bugs. It’s What’s For Dinner

Cricket anyone? What was once the realm of aboriginal tribes or “Survivor” participants is today’s social engineering lesson sponsored by the letters “B” “U” “G” and “S.” That’s right, kids! Put down…

FIT Couture Council Gets on Their Feet to Honor Christian Louboutin

New York, Fashion Week’s version of Paris’s “la rentrée” (the return from summer vacances/back-to-school season) had an authentic Gallic flair yesterday as FIT’s Award for Artistry in Fashion luncheon honored a bonafide…

“Phoning It In”

I got “the calling” in mid-June. Like Capital One’s “What’s in your wallet?” I would reach out via email to various influential fashion insiders asking them to divulge, “What’s on their home…