#RealEstatePorn: A Colorful Curated Condo In Chelsea


Bradford Shellhammer just launched his new online shopping site, Bezar, featuring feel-good, design-minded accessories. And from the looks of it here, he practices what he preaches. Refinery 29 visited recently to take stock of the highly-curated interiors of Bradford and his banker husband Georgi Balinov. Everywhere you look is color, with ... See the Rest

#TBT: 20 Amazing Street Photos of New York City In The 70s

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I was a teenager in Texas during all of it, so I missed out on the New York City of the 1970s. It was a very different place than where I live today. The Bowery, now lined with million dollar apartments, lived up to it's infamous name by hosting much of the city's illicit activities. Dealers and hookers worked pretty openly in the now-santitized ... See the Rest

#SteelMasters: John Chamberlain & Jean Prouvé At Gagosian


Gagosian New York, along with with Galerie Patrick Seguin in Paris, just opened a dual show worthy of a museum with works by American artist John Chamberlain and French architect and designer Jean Prouvé. These two twentieth century innovators have used metal to a new potential in their respective fields –art and design. Large- and small-scale ... See the Rest

#LiveShow: Unitard’s “House Of Tards” Is In LA This Week! …And Back In NYC, March 19!


These guys! I've known them for YEARS and I've seen this HILARIOUS show (twice!) in NYC, so stop the streaming and start your screaming, Los Angeles! Unitard is in town! The comedy trio of Mike Albo, Nora Burns and David Ilku, are a few years older (aren't we all?) but they're still hot enough to parade around on stage half-naked, skewering ... See the Rest

#NYFW: From Marc Jacobs To The Blonds – 7 Colorful, Luxe, Fall ’15 Sophisticollections


New York Fashion Week is over and this NOT a round up of THE best collections, or THE trends for next fall, but rather my personal take featuring seven collections that had, as the headline advertises, color, luxury and sophistication with a little extra oomph. Marc Jacobs modulates that sophistication and combines it with unexpected luxury. Jeremy ... See the Rest

#NYFW: Beyoncé Wears Scooter LaForge’s Hand-Painted Artwear

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Yes, New York Fashion Week was happening over the weekend – but it was All Star Weekend too! Beyoncé hit up the b-ball game in a hand-painted trench by artist Scooter LaForge. It's one-of-a-kind coat from Pat Field's shop. You can check other hand-painted numbers here on Scooter's Instagram. I know Scooter a little bit, and we have many friends in ... See the Rest

#WatchNow: This Gal Is Just A Little TOO Excited & Gets A Real New York City Welcome!

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New York is a lot of people's dream city. Sometimes they can't keep from screaming into their phones on the street. This woman gets initiated by a random New Yorker. Watch. Post by IM SO NYC. NOTE: It's been observed that this is not a "random gal" but rather Brittany Furlan, who's a comic. I thought that reaction seemed a bit rehearsed? ... See the Rest

#RealEstatePorn: Joan Rivers Lived Like The Queen She Was In This $28 Million Palace


She WAS the Queen of Comedy, and was good pals with future King of England Prince Charles so, it's no wonder her East 62nd Street penthouse was a palace. Joan loved this regal, gilded apartment and once joked that it was, "... what Marie Antoinette would have done, if she had money.” It's is now on the market for $28 million. Rivers died after ... See the Rest