Beauty

New Yorkers are getting a chance to change the way they see and experience beauty. “Beauty—Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial” has brought together 63 designers from all over the world to characterize beauty. The designers explore beauty through fashion, art, graphic design, smell and technology. “Beauty,” which includes more than 250 works, is split into seven

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The Trousseau

Trousseau & Co. was created by wedding planner and designer, Joy Proctor of Joy Proctor Design, to provide a chic carry-all for the modern bride to organize her carefully chosen accessories and heirlooms. After seeing countless brides arrive with their carefully chosen heirloom accessories disorganized, and strewn around the bridal suite,  Joy came up with

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Vigée Le Brun

“Only in painting have I found happiness,” Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun confided at the end of her long, prolific career. Though Vigée Le Brun’s high society portraits earned her great fame during her lifetime, her sentimental style fell out of fashion and she largely dropped off the radar. Her long overdue retrospective, “Vigée Le

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Afraid of no Ghost!

I ain’t afraid of no ghost! Gucci’s Alessandro Michele could put the “Ghostbusters” refrain on a T-shirt, but not out of purposeful kinship with the movie’s bumbling practitioners. Rather than take umbrage at the creative appropriation antics of the entity known as GucciGhost, Michele invited him into the official Gucci fold. The brand’s show today

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Ode to Isaac

Dresses made out of Coca Cola cans and elevator padding are just some of the unconventional creations made by American fashion designer Isaac Mizrahi, who has designed everything from demi-couture under his eponymous label, to accessories at Target, and dance costumes for “Peter and the Wolf” at the Guggenheim Museum. In fact, bridging opposites is

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Peter Hujar

In the pages of T last September, the critic and novelist Edmund White asked, “Why can’t we stop talking about New York in the late 1970s?” This month, Paul Kasmin and Pace/MacGill galleries have teamed up to present an exhibition of two dozen photos from one of that period’s most celebrated photographers, the late Peter

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Manser Chaussures

Mansur Gavriel’s cult bags grabbed the fashion world’s attention not much more than a year ago, becoming an instant hit with editors and a sell-out with customers. Now, as the NY label launches shoes – exclusively on Net-A-Porter this week, and later worldwide – we caught up with the design duo behind the brand to find

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Unseen Kate

Most dedicated Kate Moss fans will profess to having seen every professional photograph of their idol in existence – but they would be wrong. In a forthcoming exhibition, Kate Moss: Unseen, photographer Owen Scarbiena presents the earliest images of the supermodel in front of a professional camera, seen here for the first time. Neither he, nor

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