Long lauded as one of the chicest women in New York, Aerin Lauder will bring her effortless style to a broader audience this month with the launch of her eponymous luxury lifestyle brand. First up for the multitasking mother of two: A signature cosmetics collection, to be followed later this year with personal accessories, fabrics and home items. Here, the native New Yorker shares her favorite resources for work and play.
Airline: British Airways The flight attendants are always inviting and I especially love the English breakfast of eggs and sausage.
Business Travel City: Los Angeles Even though you’re working, the weather and scenery makes you still feel like you’re on vacation.
Mobile Device: I still love my blackberry. Restaurant for Business Lunch: The Four Seasons Restaurant. 99 East 52nd Street; 212-754-9494 Restaurant for Business Dinner: ACME The booths are perfect for a quiet, delicious dinner. 9 Great Jones Street; 212-201-2121
HEALTH & BEAUTY
Dermatologist: Dr. Joel Kassimir. 10 East 88th Street; 212-876-3319
Hairstylist & Makeup Artist: Paul Podluck. 25 East 67th Street; 212-717-6622
Manicurist: Danvie Nail Salon. 766 Madison Avenue; 212-628-2123
Stylist: Tabitha Simmons She is feminine, modern and always has an effortless style. Tabithasimmons.com PLEASURE
Bakery: Baked by Melissa It’s fun to customize an order with your children. The Web site is great and interactive. Bakedbymelissa.com
Band: U2 Book: Ali in Wonderland by Ali Wentworth It is laugh-out-loud funny. Celebration Restaurant: Indochine. I’ve been going there since I was a teenager. It always stays the same and is always good. 430 Lafayette Street; 212-505-5111 Champagne: Cristal
Chocolatier: Teuscher. The perfect and ultimate gift. I love the unique boxes with flowers or animals. 25 East 61st Street; 800-554-0624
Clothing Store/Evening: J.Mendel. 723 Madison Avenue; 212-832-5830
Clothing Store/Weekend: Barneys New York. 660 Madison Avenue; 212-826-8900 Coffee Order: Corner truck
Diner:Bridgehampton Candy Kitchen. The homemade Oreo ice cream is incredible. 2391 Montauk Highway; 631-537-9885
Florist: Zeze Zeze is an amazing place to browse. More than just a florist, there are wonderful objects, photos and antiques. 938 First Avenue; 212-753-7767
Hideaway: Parrot Cay Beach Bungalow in Turks and Caicos It is the ultimate hideaway. Everything is perfect— the beach, the pool, the spa and the food. Parrotcay.com
Shoe Store: Christian Louboutin. 965 Madison Avenue; 212-396-1884
Stationer: Smythson. I love stationery. I still believe in a proper thank-you note as opposed to an e-mail. I especially love their mini-size thank-you cards. 4 West 57th Street; 212-265-4573
Vacation Spot: Aspen, Colo. It’s a great family vacation spot. Something for everyone.
“What he has done at Vuitton is really exceptional,” said @gameofthrones’ actress Gwendoline Christie on @mrkimjones’ final show for @louisvuitton. “He has rebooted luxury in terms of making it commercial, viable and contemporary. And most importantly artistic. He has never compromised his artistic vision for the sake of commodity.” (📷: @zefashioninsider)
After seeing a demand for men’s wear from its customers, British contemporary women’s wear label @ariesarise has added a men’s wear component and will launch a unisex collection with @mrporterlive. The 20-piece collection includes jackets, denim, logo T-shirts and more with deconstructed ‘90s vibes. Set to launch on January 18, you can shop the pieces on Aries’ website and on mrporter.com. #wwdfashion
“And so spending so much time with a character who thinks like that, inevitability you try and analyze yourself and go back and think about your own demons and dark chapters that you had in your life,” says @thedanielbruhl of his role in TNT’s “The Alienist.” The show, set in the Gilded Age of New York, also stars Dakota Fanning and Luke Evans. Head to WWD.com to read about how 39-year-old Brühl prepared for the role and why he thinks the show is so relevant to today #wwdeye ( 📷: @Eriktanner)
Now that Celine Dion’s collection has topped $10 million in sales, the pop superstar, fashion icon and newly-minted industry player is eyeing growth in Asia. Read the full report by @tiffanyap, link in bio. #wwdnews #celinedion
“My personal philosophy to beauty is paying attention to oneself. I love to be outdoors, lots of fresh air, trying to take care of yourself as best you can. I always notice that comes through,” says Felicity Jones, the global face of @shiseido-owned @cledepeaubeauteus, which launches today. Head to WWD.com to read more about the actress’ love for beauty and how she prepared for her new role in “The Basis of Sex,” playing the young Ruth Bader Ginsburg. #wwdbeauty (📷: @dandoperalski)
Among the familiar faces at @off____white’s show was a surprise figure: Japanese artist @takashipom, pictured here on Wednesday morning. Other show-goers included @jerrylorenzo, who spoke about his upcoming project: a @nike collaboration for back to school, with designs inspired by his childhood on the West Coast. Sitting in the front row were Future, Don Crawley, @miguel and more. See the rest of the photos on WWD.com #wwdeye (📷: Stephane Feugere)
According to @laurentsai, former “Terrace House: Aloha State” cast member, she didn’t know she was auditioning for the Japanese version of “Real World.” “I was telling a couple of my friends and someone’s like, ‘That sounds a lot like Terrace House.’ I was like, ’No it can’t be.’” Turns out, it was. But Tsai isn’t just a reality star — she’s an illustrator who has worked with Starbucks Japan and most recently, she’s dipping her toes into the fashion world. Head to WWD.com to read about her time on the show, modeling and her art. #wwdeye (📷: @danieldorsa)
More changes are coming to New York Fashion Week: Beginning with the spring 2019 collection, @alexanderwangny will move his New York show to June from September, adopting a biannual schedule with collections shown in June and December. Additionally, the @cfda is planning for an official summer/winter fashion season taking place as soon as June and December 2018. Read more about the upcoming changes on WWD.com. #wwdnews #wwdfashion (📷: @slovekinpics)