BG Obsessed: The Boys are Back

On adding bravado to our brogues

8 15 2013
Dries Van Noten Fall Collections, 212 872 2797
Every season there are just a few things — a certain shoe, bag, shape, a single must-have item — which define the moment.  And when it comes to your soles this fall, walk like a man.  Whether it's a Beatle boot, oxford or point-toe brogue, let men's footwear inspire.   Echo Kenickie and Zuko's greased... View More

#BGTutorial – Rocker Chick Chic

8 14 2013
Dior 5-Couleurs Eyeshadow in Bonne Etoile
Futuristic eyes come alive in scene-stealing, metallic shades of warm brown, emerald, aqua, teal-blue and rosy grey. But there’s a fine line between modern metallic and sheer madness. Here’s how: 1. Perfect the skin with Dior Nude Foundation. 2. Keep lips and cheeks neutral. Try Rouge Dior Nude lipstick in Trompe and... View More

#BGTutorial – Barely There

8 12 2013
AERIN Fall Color Palette
The bare effect speaks to a minimalist color palette of fresh, clean tones. Skin is impeccable. Full, youthful brows and neutral shades enhance the eyes. Cheeks reveal a soft, healthful flush of rose and lips mimic a tender touch of nude. Here’s how: 1. Before foundation application, prep and illuminate skin with View More

BG Recipes: Our Favorite Summer Cocktails

8 8 2013
The Algonquin at BG Restaurant
Following last week's Poolside Margarita, BG Restaurant shares its two favorite cocktails to beat the summer heat. While one is slightly sweeter and the other has a spicy kick, you'll find that both refresh and delight. *Click through to see the recipe cards* The Algonquin (1 Serving) 1 1/2 oz new york distilling... View More

5F Summer: Khirma Eliazov’s Opulent Adventure

8 8 2013
Khirma Eliazov Opulent Adventure
This week's 5F Summer follows handbag and accessory designer Khirma Eliazov as she recounts her adventures across Ukraine, Russia and Turkey, and how her trip inspired a world of colors, mystery and creativity for her newest collection. As my international reach expands, I find myself constantly traveling and finding inspiration in new and often unusual... View More

Perfectly Angled: Introducing Time’s Arrow

Now available on 5F

8 8 2013
Time's Arrow Leopard Sharktooth Small Shoulder Bag, 212 872 8901
Time's Arrow designer Christine Park set out to create a great handbag inspired by her mom's own collection.  The results are spectacular; it's precise, like origami.  Minimalist outside, incredibly detailed inside (think divided  compartments with zip pocket, card slot and expanded envelop front), Time's Arrow is just the small crossbody bag we want... View More

Beyond Beauty

Our Fall Color Preview Event

8 8 2013
Beyond Beauty
Fall’s newest color arrivals are here and we’re ready to show off. Join us for Beyond Beauty, our Fall Color Preview Event. Meet our experts and learn everything you need to know about the season’s best looks. Get makeup lessons and refine your technique for everything from lips to lashes. See you there: Beauty Level, August 12 - 15 RSVP... View More

Ana Maria’s Must-Have Fall Shoes

8 5 2013
Tabitha Simmons Banded Pump, 212 872 8947
BG Accessories Director Ana Maria Pimentel can boast that she has the most fun job within the BG family.  Seriously.  It's her job to engage with shoes and handbags all day.  Of course there are more serious responsibilities like meeting designers, deciphering trends and decoding how we may want to accessorize next season; but, at... View More

Camilla’s Kaftans: the ultimate poolside gown

8 2 2013
Camilla's Kaftan, 212 872 2875
Let's take a moment to applaud the brilliance and beauty of a kaftan.  So simple in structure (loose, flowing and form free in that deliciously romantic sort of way), kaftans are better known for their comfort and breeziness than their ability to make a style statement.  And yes, while your kaftan familiarity may be... View More

5F Summer: Jonathan Simkhai’s London

5F's newest designer takes us on an English tour

8 2 2013
There is something so classically chic about wandering down the cobblestone alleys of downtown London. Somewhere amid the subtle gold trim of the arch stones to the vibrant peony boutiques, you lose yourself in the city's elegance.

*scroll through the above slideshow for Jonathan's London photo album*

Inspiration is everywhere — from the confident... View More