Minnesota native Sonia Kashuk conquered New York in the late Eighties, becoming the go-to makeup artist for supermodels and superstars alike. Since then, she’s proved her business acumen is as finely honed as her creative sense, with the successful launch of her eponymous makeup line at Target. Here, from chilling out to chocolates, she shares her personal and professional favorites. HEALTH & BEAUTY Aesthetician: Vicki Morav. She is my go-to for facials. Her appointments are sacred on my schedule—it’s two hours of heavenly bliss. 762 Madison Avenue, 4th floor; 212-744-4753 Hair Stylist: Oribe. His products do wonders for my hair. Oribe.com; 212-268-4426
Manicurist: Jin Soon at Jin Soon Natural Hand & Foot Spa. I’ve been a fan for years. 23 Jones Street; 212-229-1070 Trainer: I am pretty self-motivated and exercising is my meditation time, so I like to work out alone. Every so often I check in with trainer Sean Simpson for an update to my routine. email@example.com; 917-523-5729
Vacation Spot: It sounds so cliché, but one of our go-to spots is St. Barth’s. However, we just got back from Morocco, which was a first for all of us and it was spectacularly fantastic—definitely something that everyone should experience!
PLEASURE Bakery: Balthazar Bakery. I love the apple tart. 80 Spring Street; 212-965-1785
Band: I truly listen to a huge variety of music—anything from jazz to what my kids have on their iPods.
Celebration Restaurant: Bar Pitti. A family favorite. We’ve been going there for 25 years. 268 Sixth Avenue; 212-982-3300 Clothing/Evening: Givenchy and Lanvin.
Clothing/Weekend: Isabel Marant and, of course, Target for sweats and T-shirts.
Champagne: Harris Estates Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon. I’m not a fan of Champagne. I’m a red wine girl all the way. I love any bottle from Harris Estates. Harrisestate.com
Chocolatier: Bridgewater Chocolate. Simply amazing. Unfortunately for my figure, they are located in the next town over from me in Connecticut. Bridgewaterchocolate.com
Coffee Order: I recently gave up all caffeine, so my day now starts with a large glass of water, but I have to say, I miss my Green Tea Lattes. Florist: Belle Fleur or Miho. 134 Fifth Avenue; 212-254-8703 310 East 44th Street; 212-922-9122
Hideaway: My favorite place in the world, 100 percent, is my house in Roxbury, Connecticut.
Play: I love the theater. I try to go once a week, so it would be impossible for me to pick just one. I just saw Once and loved it, but one of the most memorable performances I’ve ever seen was Mark Rylance in Jerusalem. Shoe Store: Manolo Blahnik. Always classic, year after year after year. 31 West 54th Street; 212-582-3007 Stationer: Tiffany & Co. I’ve gone to them for my stationery for years. Fifth Avenue at 57th Street; 212-755-8000
Stylist: Laura Mannix at Barneys Studio Services. 660 Madison Avenue; 212-826-8900 Ticket Broker: Victoria, in my office. BUSINESS
Airline: I’m pretty open, as long as the seats recline so I can lie down and go to sleep. Car Service: Elite Limousine or Ready to Roll. Eliteny.com; readytoroll.com
City: Milan. I’m there a lot working in the lab, so I have my routine down pat from the best restaurants to the hotels. Clothing/Business: Céline and The Row. Mobile Device: Still holding on to my Blackberry.
Restaurant/Business Lunch: Fred’s at Barneys. 660 Madison Avenue; 212-833-2200 Restaurant/Business Dinner: I love to entertain, so my favorite location for a business dinner is my own apartment. It’s relaxed, easy and more intimate.
The annual Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic in Pacific Palisades this weekend drew Kate Hudson, Tracee Ellis Ross, Laura Dern and more. See pictures of the star-studded event on WWD.com. (📷: @chelsealaurenla) #wwdeye
In his new book “Hollywood Royale,” Andy Warhol’s Protégé Matthew Rolston celebrates the Eighties revival of Hollywood glamour. Featuring more than 100 portraits taken by Rolston from 1977 to 1993, the book contains photos of icons like Michael Jackson, Cyndi Lauper, and @drewbarrymore, pictured here in 1991. “Hollywood Royale,” out today, will be accompanied by an exhibition opening at Los Angeles’ Fahey/Klein Gallery on March 1. #wwdeye
"Nowadays when life is not so happy with everything going on in the world, I think people come to me for a little bit of whimsy and color and fun." - Designer Rebecca De Ravenel on her cult-favorite jewelry line. (📸 : @vsteves) #wwd40
“Everyone is talking about how the retail industry is struggling, but I think it’s an incredible time because brands who are doing something different and innovative are setting themselves up for the future,” said @adamgoldston, who founded the luxury athletic brand @apl with his brother @ryangoldsten. The Goldston’s are part of WWD’s 40 under 40: a group of industry notables. See the rest of the list on WWD.com. (📷: @vsteves) #wwd40
@eyeswoon blogger Athena Calderone debuted her first-ever cookbook, “Cook Beautiful,” which is heavily centered on the presentation and visual expression of food. Pictured here are her miso glazed carrots from the book. Get the recipe on WWD.com. (📷: @johnny_miller_) #wwdeye
“It’s passion that helps get anybody to a certain point and it’s what’s propelled me,” said Kith founder @ronniefieg, one of WWD’s 40 under 40: a group of industry notables who are changing the face of retail, fashion and beauty. Fieg, who opened a Manhattan flagship on October 7, began his career at age 13 as a stock boy and salesman for footwear chain David Z. “I think staying true to [my] beliefs, hard work and passion have gotten me to where [Kith] is today.” See the rest of the 40 at WWD.com. (📷: @vsteves) #wwd40
25-year-old @samweaving is about to break out this fall, starring in Netflix’s horror film “The Babysitter,” fittingly out today on Friday the 13th. That’s not the only place you’ll be seeing her, though — Weaving’s got a role Showtime’s “SMILF” and another alongside Frances McDormand and Woody Harrelson in “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.” Though she’s got a full plate at the moment, there’s one role she’s got her eye on: Marilyn Monroe. “I’m a little too young at the moment, but it’s on my bucket list,” the actress told WWD (📷: @dandoperalski) #wwdeye
BFF's Poppy Jamie and Suki Waterhouse celebrated the launch of their bag line Pop x Suki at Nordstrom last night. "The line is really about our friendship, and how we are so different but complement each other," said Waterhouse. 👯 (📷: Katie Jones) #wwdeye
After designing the new @louisvuitton and @bulgariofficial flagships and a @chanelofficial boutique opening in Japan, @petermarinoarchitect has another project on his plate: The Lobster Club. Located in the Seagram Building, it’s the famed architect’s first restaurant project in New York, serving up modern Japanese brasserie-style cuisine. Bronze hues, bespoke material detailing, blush and chartreuse tones and a heavy emphasis on Picasso can be seen throughout. Mark your calendars for Nov. 1 for the much-anticipated opening. (📷: @clint_spaulding) #wwdeye