Picture This: Roxanne Lowit’s All About Yves (Saint Laurent)

“Yves Saint Laurent and his Pret a Porter models, Paris”, 1985

I've known photographer Roxanne Lowit for more years than I care to count. She's been shooting fashion and the New York social scene for decades and save for Patrick McMullen or Bill Cunningham, no one can touch her archive or eye. She's a no-nonsense charmer and her friendship with the late genius of fashion, Yves Saint Laurent has produced a new ... See the Rest

Hotel Pool Porn: 10 Amazing Indoor Swimming Holes

Shangri-La Hotel, Paris, France

Pool days in the northeast are over. But no matter what the climate, an indoor pool always does the job. Here are ten hotel pools, all around the world, each with their own unique features; incredible view, spa settings, exotic locales and in NYC –a swim-up bar. Cheers! (via Trip Advisor) ... See the Rest

Butt, Don’t They Get It?: Paris Is Pissed About Paul McCarthy’s “Tree”


Paul McCarthy’s contribution to The FIAC art fair in Paris is an 80-foot sculpture in the Place Vendome called "Tree". But you know, as does ANYONE with sight that is over 21, that it looks like a HUGE green butt plug, not a tree. A story in the french paper Le Monde says that a REALLY angry Parisian accosted the artist in the street, punching him ... See the Rest

Wunderkammer!: Damien Hirst’s “Signification” Is Cabinet Full of Taxidermy & Cleaning Products

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A new sculpture and a corresponding group of works by Damien Hirst in collaboration with Deyrolle, Paris's legendary house of taxidermy and natural sciences is on the auction site, Paddle 8. Hirst has a fascination with natural history, from halved cows, suspended sharks and diamond encrusted skulls, he plays with the relationships between nature ... See the Rest

Real Estate Porn: Will Beyoncé & Jay Z Buy This $85 Million LA Mansion?


So, apparently Beyoncé and Jay-Z are in Paris looking at real estate right now, if you care. (I'd imagine Daddy Jay took this shot Bey posted of Mom and Blue Ivy peeping the Eiffel Tower.) This summer they were renting a place in Holmby Hills –for $200,000 a month. The Carter family has also reportedly seen this over-the-top Beverly Hills mansion ... See the Rest

Watch Now: Conchita Wurst In JPG Couture

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It's a quick clip, but worth it. If this isn't the worldwide RP Drag Race influence at work, then I don't know what is. It couldn't be more 2014, if it were bearded drag on a couture runway.... wait!? ... See the Rest

J Lo and Donatella Versace In Paris

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You all might poo-poo this, but I love this Versace number Donatella did for J Lo for Paris fashion week. It's reminiscent of Sheila E and Flo Jo amongst others, only fabulouser. Donatella's suit is pretty bangin' as well.....(Photo: Pacific Coast News) ... See the Rest

The Eiffel Tower Is 125 Today


Yes! La Tour Eiffel was completed 125 years ago today and at the time of its construction, it was the tallest building in the world. It wasn't until 1930 when New York City’s Chrysler Building rose up to 1,046 feet that the tower lost that title. The Tower's elevators weren't operational at first. It stood as the gateway for the 1889 Exposition ... See the Rest