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April 19 2014

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Derek Blasberg

Blasblog: What Goes Into Your Gucci

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There’s construction under way at Gucci’s Fifth Avenue flagship, but it’s not your average renovation. The work currently on view there is that of the artisans of Gucci’s leather empire, putting the finishing touches on the fashion house’s best sellers. The Artisan Corner Tour began in San Francisco, hit Chicago and Beverly Hills, and arrives […]

Blasblog: A Parisian Belle, By Way Of Savannah

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Savannah is known for its old-world charm, and now that I’m down here—for the Savannah College of Art and Design’s annual Reveal Festival, which brings fashion types down to the Georgia city for a week of lectures and discussions—I can attest to it firsthand. I was in town for a talk called “Sartorially Speaking” with […]

Madonna’s Favorite Photog Talks Shop

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Tom Munro’s new book is chock-full of celebrity portraits: Jennifer Lopez, Dustin Hoffman, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Johnny Depp, Ashton Kutcher. But it’s Madonna that he seems most smitten with: Madge is on the cover, scattered throughout the book, and even wrote the foreword. Her poetic summation of the photographer’s art? “To have your picture taken by […]

Blasblog: The Dinner Even A Volcano Couldn’t Stop

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This week I was supposed to be downing vodka and caviar with Naomi Campbell in Moscow. But no, all that ash from Iceland ruined any chance of that. The good news is, I wasn’t without backup plans. Last night I hit hostess extraordinaire Rena Sindi’s dinner for Dior, alongside Tory Burch, Rachel Roy, and Tinsley […]

Blasblog: The Lion Doesn’t Sleep

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The Lion, the new restaurant on W. 9th Street, has already been stirring up some buzz. Some of it has been good, celebrating former Waverly Inn chef John DeLucie and his partner Mark Amadei; some of it has been less good, grumbling about the preferential treatment the press has been given (and the panting adoration […]