Even though we all love American Hustle, Gravity and Wolf of Wall Street, the Oscar film that has us buzzing the most is Best Foreign Language Film nominee The Great Beauty — which lives up to its name as one of the most gorgeous films of the year. The fashion, the parties, the breathtaking Roman backdrop… It all swirls around aging bon vivant Jep, a journalist who wrote a best-seller 40 years ago and hasn’t found much success since. Instead, he throws lavish Gatsby-style bashes for the city’s elite. But just like with Jay Gatsby, the opulence isn’t quite enough…
As an actor and director, Munich-based Roger Fritz has worked with everyone from film legends Rainer Werner Fassbinder to Luchino Visconti. When it comes to his photography, he’s aimed his lens at subjects no less stellar, including The Beatles, Paul Bowles and Jeanne Moreau. Recently, though, the 77 year old has been chasing after the abstract, including the above image from his pool series. As we celebrate Spring 2014′s inspiration in La Piscine, we talk to the artist about these later works — plus, he shares his own anecdote about our lady of the moment, Romy Schneider.Read More
Our new leopard-print swim collection takes its cue from Tory’s longtime inspiration: her mother, Reva. In fact, the shot of Reva on the right — vacationing in Havana in the Fifties — was the original starting point. Here, we chat one-on-one with her about the photo’s backstory and all things poolside leisure.Read More
You could say involvement in the arts was a bit of a date with destiny for Kyle DeWoody — she’s the daughter of art collector Beth Rudin DeWoody and painter James DeWoody. Now, in addition to being Creative Director and Co-Founder of online art-design shop Grey Area, she’s also a board member of ProjectArt, which supports arts programming for New York City youth and is holding its Benefit Gala on Thursday. Here, she talks to us about the cause and shares tips on how to get your own kids interested in the arts…Read More
There’s the classic button-down and then there’s our Kenza top. Cut from crisp cotton poplin — and featured in this month’s issue of Vogue (right) — the Kenza comes with a swipe of bright crimson on the collar for a chic update on the wardrobe staple. Coolly minimal and standout striking, this limited-edition style can anchor any look with a touch of tomboy chic.
A chance meeting at yoga and a mutual love for mythology formed the foundation for New York-based band ASTR. Members Zoe Silverman (wearing Tory’s Kane sweater and Lace cuff) and Adam Pallin just released their debut EP, Varsity, and are hitting California next week with performances in San Francisco and L.A. Next month, they’re headed to SXSW. Learn all about this new-on-the-scene duo — and their cool electro R&B sounds — here.Read More