Lieba Nesis

My love of fashion, writing and photography were something that always dominated my lifestyle however it wasn't until I was approached by the editor of Lookonline that I realized I could utilize these three skills in combination.

Friars Club Honors Tracy Morgan with Icon Award

On Thursday, May 26th, history was made in the Ziegfeld ballroom at 6 PM as 53-year-old comedian Tracy Morgan became the ninth winner of the Friars Entertainment Icon Award and the first…

The Gordon Parks Foundation Star-Studded Gala

Gordon Parks, the renowned photographer, and artist who died in 2006 described his work as the “common search for a better life and a better world,” a statement that currently resonates more…

The 66th Annual Viennese Opera Ball At Cipriani

The Viennese Opera held its 66th ball on Friday, May 13th, at Cipriani 42nd Street. Considered the most prestigious and oldest Viennese ball outside of Vienna, the white-tie gala was replete with…

Guest Editorial: Met Gala 2022 Goes “Viral”

After a devastating two-year pandemic and the possibility of a Russian Nuclear War on the horizon, one would think a $35,000 per person party celebrating fashion and costumes would be the most…

The Met Gala & the Culture of Celebrity

The first Monday of May is reserved for the epic Costume Institute Gala, where hundreds of celebrities, moguls, and influencers gather to pay homage to fashion, Vogue, Anna Wintour, and themselves. It’s…

Is Rubbing Elbows at the Met Gala a Good Idea?

Everybody knows the first Monday in May, New York City shuts down for its most epic event-The Met Ball. Hosted by Vogue editor, Anna Wintour, this bonanza has raised more than $200…

A Defiant SAB Holds Annual Winter Ball

Is art a welcome respite during times of extreme upheaval, or a trivial enterprise when monumental events are occurring around us? That was the question lurking on the minds of attendees at…

Viennese Opera Ball Takes Over Cipriani 42nd Street

The 65th Viennese Opera Ball was held on Friday, February 7, 2020, with cocktails beginning at 7:30 PM. The evening paid tribute to Austrian culture with an emphasis on strengthening the ties…