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.

Beauty & The Virtual Beast

“Today was a total waste of makeup.” Who would have thought that a t-shirt slogan could encapsulate our sentiments in the face of the Coronavirus? The past ten weeks saw many relaxing…

Unprecedented Presents for Mother’s Day

Unprecedented times call for unprecedented gifts – here are a few suggestions that will have your Mom marking the occasion in a style as unique as she is. The best news is…

A Timely Turn for MFIT’s Ballerina: Fashion’s Modern Muse

Tulle and chiffon, crystals and feathers – oh my! From the 1909 debut of the Ballets Russes in Paris with its highly ornamental costumes to the 1930’s-50’s golden age of classical ballet…

FGI 23rd Annual Rising Star Awards

“New talent and new points of view are what drive our industry forward,” said Maryanne Grisz, president and CEO of Fashion Group International as she welcomed nominees and guests to the 23rd…

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…