Introducing: Napoleon Perdis

New to the Beauty Level

3 6 2013
Napoleon Perdis Swan Lake Collection

Quietly behind the scenes, our beauty team is busily prepping the Beauty Level and positioning the welcome mat -- all in anticipation of the arrival of Australian beauty brand, Napoleon Perdis. Known for runway-inspired color and red carpet glamour, Napoleon Perdis is certain to bring lots of excitement to the Beauty Level.

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5F Prom: Alice + Olivia

3 5 2013
Feather-Skirt Open-Back Dress
Stacey Bendet knows a thing or two about dressing up. The designer behind Alice + Olivia, the go-to for feminine frocks and flirty party dresses, shares her favorite prom tips to help you look your very best. Take her advice below and join Stacey and the alice + olivia team during our View More

Closet Considered: 222 Park Avenue

Bergdorf Goodman's Todd Okerstrom considers Douglas Elliman's best New York City closets

2 28 2013
222 Park Avenue South: Closet
This is not your standard closet.  First, for New York this is an exceptionally large closet that in other parts of town could be considered a bedroom.  Second, its round shape lends to a certain challenge in terms of organization.  While this gentlemen has maintained a tidy affair, I do have a few tips... View More

Starstruck: Your March Horoscope

2 27 2013
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Photographs by Horatio Salinas

2 27 2013
Sunglasses: Chanel, Lanvin, Givenchy and Barton Perreira
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Spring Beauty Notes 2013

Pastel Perfection

2 27 2013
Olive Skin: YSL Jade Imperial

This season’s perfect ten comes in candy-coated shades of bubblegum, lemon, pistachio, and lilac. These softly spun lacquers are a light and airy mix of rich, opaque creams and subtle, shimmering sheers. We admit – navigating prim pastels can prove a bit challenging.

*Click through to see our best picks for all skin tones*

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Return of the Gladiator Sandal

Spring's Urban Warrior

2 27 2013
Jimmy Choo
This Spring shoes are marching in two very different directions: the slim, femme stiletto and the power-girl gladiator.  While many of us are familiar with stiletto pumps a la Manolo Blahnik's classic BB, gladiators ne powergirl gladiators are a shoe of a different story. These warrior sandals have evolved beyond the standard flat sandal featuring straps and... View More

If the Shoe Fits, It’s Tabitha

Glenn O'Brien converses with Tabitha Simmons and Karen Elson

2 27 2013
Tabitha Simmons & Karen Elson Photo: Steven Pan
Tabitha Simmons received a degree in film and set design from London’s Kingston University but got sidetracked into fashion when she was recruited for a modeling stint. She caught the fashion bug as a model, and always a unique dresser, she naturally segued into styling. She’s still at it, working with AnOther Magazine and... View More

Myriam Schaefer and the bags we want to carry

2 18 2013
Myriam Shaefer The Byron, 212 872 2555
Obsessive is an easy way to describe the impeccably clean lines of Myriam Schaefer's eponymous handbag collection.  "I selfishly thought of the bags that I would like to have and I created them!" confessed the once-upon-a-time handbag and leather goods consultant for Balenciaga.

*click through the album on the right for more*

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Designer you need to know: L’Agence

2 18 2013
L'Agence Pants and Jacket, 212 872 8967
If there's something we always have a weakness for, it's wearable clothes that seamlessly transcend the passing years and its ever-changing trends.  Founded by Hollywood impresario (and Fashion Rules! board game creator) Margaret Maldonado, L'Agence delights us with clean, simple looks that easily go from day to night. These are the wearable staples you'll find yourself choosing... View More