At the tender age of 16, after having walked to Paris from his hometown of Jura, France over the course of nearly two years, Louis Vuitton began an expedition that would live on in history. As a young boy, Mr. Louis Vuitton began apprenticing for Monsieur Marechal. In these days of horse drawn carriages, boats and trains, when the rough handling of luggage mandated it be light weight, yet durable, quality was important. Mr. Vuitton quickly became a master of the art of carpentry making solid trunks and soon thereafter launched his own label of handmade leather goods, Louis Vuitton. This is the story of his vision and the House of Louis Vuitton. Continue reading “Volez, Voguez, Voyagez: Navigating the Heritage and History of Louis Vuitton”
Earlier this summer, eight award winning chefs launched a foodie’s dream come true – the Seaport Food Lab. A unique pop-up dining experience nestled in a formerly empty space of the Financial District’s new Seaport area, this pre-fixe party represents the culinary mastery of some of the gastro giants of the eating arena. Names like Dale Talde, Wylie Dufresne, and Alon Shaya, among others, are taking downtown by storm with their never-before tasted creations. Continue reading “A “Top-Nosh” Pop-up – Award Winning Chefs Serve Up Dining Deliciousness at the Seaport Food Lab”
Things these days aren’t as black and white as we would hope they’d be, but we can count on one thing to deliver this desire – pandas!
It was pure “pandamonium” last night at New York City’s iconic landmark hotel, the Waldorf Astoria , for the first annual Black & White Panda Ball hosted by Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney.
No, I’m not referring to that sweet Summer fling referenced in one of our favorite classic movies, Grease, I’m referring to my love of all things summer in New York City.
We’ve now thawed out and the summer festivities are in full swing. From free to fancy, there is definitely no shortage of soirées this time of year. But nothing says “Summer in the City” like the annual Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic. Continue reading “A Swanky Summer Soiree – The 9th Annual Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic”