Marisa Tom | January 24, 2011 8:05 amThe popular British High Street accessories brand is finally making a big splash across the pond. On Thursday, Accessorize (41 E. 14th St.) opened its second city location, in foot traffic-heavy Union Square.Read More
Marisa Tom | January 13, 2011 8:01 amA late-night spot called Rockography — the brainchild of Trust3 Hospitality's Kelley Jones, Joe Vicari, and Joshua Kaiser — will open in the old MaximoPino space (504 Avenue of the Americas, 646-360-4143) next month. What's in store for this eatery meets tribute to rock-n-roll history? Memorabilia from rock photojournalist Christopher Walters archives includes photos of The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, and Jimi Hendrix, a bar made of Marshall amplifier cases, a host podium made out of a concert speaker, weekends open until 4 a.m.Read More
Marisa Tom | December 13, 2010 8:05 amLet's not waste any time: make sure to confirm your attendance for a rare Rodarte sample sale, stock up on easy, breezy Calypso dresses (anyone jetsetting somewhere warm for the holidays?), shop Rachel Comey and Y-3 at a fraction of the price, and stop by the latest French "import" store openings. It's going to be a busy week, and I can't guarantee I won't be adding to your laundry list by tomorrow.
Sample sale with a twist: remember to RSVP to the Rodarte (at right) sample sale, one of the rarest of rare discounted events from the Mulleavy sisters.Read More
Marisa Tom | November 18, 2010 8:05 amEven though there are already nine proper MAC Cosmetics stores in the whole of New York City, not to mention countless in-store displays within Manhattan's department stores, there's nothing like a MAC Cosmetics Coming Soon billboard plastered between the Gant and Sunglass Hut on Bleecker Street to bring a smile to my face. But that's just me being completely honest. We all know how prompt city construction is, so here's hoping that that December 2010 deadline is the truth.Read More
Marisa Tom | November 8, 2010 8:00 amIn New York City, we've fused the idea of tapas and bar hopping as a fully acceptable dinner meal, happy hour, and Spanish cultural moment. With so many small plates to share from, I've wined, dined, and tapas'd myself out to find the best spots for small plates and big drinks in NYC. First up, my tried-and-true tapas bars in downtown Manhattan.Read More
Marisa Tom | November 3, 2010 9:56 pmIt's no secret that whatever Marc touches turns to gold. But when I first heard that he would be transforming the Jacobs by Marc Jacobs space (read: inexpensive MJ-branded trinkets and accessories overflowing from the plastic shelves) into a much higher-end collection store, I was bummed. When would I ever get another chance to purchase a metallic purple clutch with Marc Jacobs's logo emblazoned on it for $30?Read More