Richard Mortimer, Jean Shafiroff, Elizabeth Hagins
Hamptons tastemakers with a keen eye for excellent design and fine art flocked to the newly launched venture of acclaimed interior designer Elizabeth Hagins and noted art advisor & collector Richard Mortimer, Hagins & Mortimer Design at 9 Windmill Lane in Southampton Village . The draw was an exclusive salon style showing of the works of two well known painters - artists Christopher Milne and William Pagano. The exhibition was set in the midst of important 20th Century furniture and lighting .The show will continue through Monday, August 18.Milne's and Pagano's works can be seen Thursday through Monday from 12 to 6 and Sunday, 12 to 5.
Hagins & Mortimer Design celebrate the glorious diversity of 20th century design, spanning the decades from the 1920s to the present. Hagins & Mortimer Design features furniture that runs the style gamut from Art Deco to 1970s Brutalism. The design gallery features luminaries of 20th century design such as T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings, Karl Springer, Paul McCobb, and Grosfeld House, among others. Lighting is another important part of the mix, and Murano glass from Barovier and Toso, Arteluce, Gio Ponti, and Mazzega are also featured as well as the firm's own custom upholstered pieces. Hagins & Mortimer Design offers interior design and art consultations by appointment. Among the style-setters admiring the tableaux were philanthropist Jean Shafiroff, Janice, Stuart Becker, NancyJane & Jeffrey Loewy, Joanna Mincarelli, Elliot Epstein, Vincent & Maria Pascal, Patricia Veneziano, MaryEllen Winston, Gary & Katherine Andreassen, Raven Solomon, Charles Bamberry, Jennifer Becker-Pollet & husband Adam Pollet, Chris Green & Maria Boafo and artist William Pagano.
Last night, August 12th Kiehl’s Since 1851 celebrated the end of its 5th annual Kiehl’s LifeRide for amfAR, with a finale festival in New York, hosted by Mary J. Blige. At this culmination of an 11-day cross-country motorcycle ride, Kiehl’s President Chris Salgardo, along with his fellow LifeRiders including Katee Sackhoff, Vanessa Marcil, Gilles Marini and Teddy Sears, presented the full donation of $170,000, raised throughout the ride, to Ms. Blige and Kevin Robert Frost, CEO of amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research.
Inspired by Kiehl’s history with motorcycles, spirit of adventure, and philanthropic heritage, and with the mission to continue to heighten awareness and raise funds for amfAR, the company embarks on the fifth annual Kiehl’s LifeRide for amfAR, an 11-day, multi-stop charity motorcycle ride took place between August 2 – 12, from Milwaukee to New York City. Celebrating at six retail stores along the route, the company will donate a total of $150,000 over the course of the ride. At each stop, the public will be invited to meet the riders, learn more about amfAR, and contribute to the organization *photos courtesy of Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images
The Academy Award Winning actor Robin Williams died on Monday morning, his publicist, Mara Buxbaum, said in a statement. Williams, 63, had been battling severe depression recently, the statement said. Williams was found unconscious at his home in Tiburon, Calif., around noon on Monday, the Marin County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement. His death appeared to be a suicide due to asphyxia.
Leaving behind a long and rich body of work, the gifted actor can best be remembered for roles ranging from obscure to larger than life, for comedic as well dramatic. Originally, a stand-up comedian Williams' public persona spanned decades and reached people from all walks of life.
Popular and critically-acclaimed performances included: Mork and Mindy, Good Morning Vietnam, Dead Poet's Society, Mrs. Doubtfire, Comic Relief, Good Will Hunting, Aladdin, Hook, and many more. Amidst the chaos of war, Robin Williams was a constant performer in Iraq and Afghanastan cheering up the troops. Williams is survived by wife Susan Schneider and three children.
As summer starts to wind down, the fashion industry is finalizing its plans to show the world what’s in store for next spring. This September, the Spring 2015 Collections will celebrate the people and places that will inspire us in the year ahead. The New York collections showcase the most diverse roster of designers from every corner of the world.
Clinique's new Chubby Stick Cheek Colour Balmis finnaly here. Women are constantly on-the-go and looking for ways to help speed up their beauty routine. Clinique has revolutionized the way that women apply makeup with Chubby Stick Moisturizing Lip Colour Balm
and Chubby Stick Shadow Tint for Eyes, which allows for on-the-go application that is so quick and easy that no mirror is required. To further meet the needs of women, Clinique introduces the latest addition to the Chubby Stick franchise, NEWChubby Stick Cheek Colour Balm; a sheer, creamy cheek colour that imparts a perfectly rosy look for all skin tones.
NEW Chubby Stick Cheek Colour Balm’s easy-to-use, dome-shaped design glides smoothly and effortlessly across the apples of the cheeks, depositing long-wearing colour. Cheeks will reveal a glowing, never cakey, nor dry finish. The texture can be layered for desired color intensity and coverage ranging from a natural flush to a more intense blush. A combination of Lecithin, Squalane,
Phytosteryl Isostearate and a healthy dose of Vitamin E helps enhance barrier repair and gives this formula its non-drying properties, while still being water, sweat, and humidity-resistant.
Victoria Beckham in Rebecca Davies top & skirt (2000)
Enduring Fashionista Victoria Beckham is partnering with the Outnetto sell more than 600 items of her clothing with a percentage of proceeds going to charity. Her private sale goes LIVE Aug. 20-25. Care to purchase wares from Beckham's Spice Girlsdays? How about outfits she wore to parties? Click here for details.
So what exactly will YOU be doing this coming New York Fashion Week? If you're not in the industry and not really a New Yorker this may be your chance to attend an amazing runway show come September. The full Grand Prize package includes: Round tip airfare for two, a stay at the luxurious Yotel, CFDADesigners Runway show & VIP entry to the Cut'safter party$500 to dine out, a $200Uber credit to arrive in style. Click hereto enter.
Legendary R&B group HI-FIVE returns to the music scene with the release of their upcoming EP entitled, “HI-FIVE THE EP”. “The EP” will be released on August 12th, 2014 via iTunesand all other digital retail outlets under theBronx Most Wanted Entertainment label imprint.
Members Treston Irby, Marcus Sanders, Shannon Gill, Billy Covington and Faruq Evans are eager to present to the world the new music that they have been working on. “It has been a long time coming and we are just filled with excitement to reconnect with our loyal fans and meet new ones along the way”, says group member, Treston Irby.
“HI-FIVE THE EP” is led by the smooth single, “It’s Nothing”, produced and written by Sheldon Goode, Brian Adamsand group member Billy Covington. “We wanted to give our fans a familiar sound yet more mature but still the signature HI-Five delivery”, mentions Billy Covington.
HI-FIVE will be featured in an upcoming episode of the popular TV ONE“Unsung”series. HI-FIVEwill share intimate moments of their music career journey as well as the ups and down of being an artist. During the airing of the episode, the group will engage in a LIVE Twitter conversation with the viewers. The episode will air on Wednesday, August 6th, 2014. (Check local listings).
Great news! Grammy Awardwinning/Singer/Songwriter Alicia Keys and husband mega hip-hop producer Swizz Beatz are expecting their second child as per US Magazine. The couple's first child Egypt is now three.
There is nothing more luxurious than the perfect cocktail. Certainly everyone should drink responsibly and when out on the quest one can drink "fashionably" with the help of this little cocktail suggestion
1.5 oz.Don Julio® Añejo Tequila
1 piece(s)salted cherry blossom
How to Mix GLASS: SHOT GLASS Drop the cherry blossom onto the tequila.Serve in a shot glass.
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