We're sure many of you have seen the much criticized, most recent Tumblr blog to go viral, "Rich Kids of Instagram," which chronicles the young, privileged, and wealthy as they flaunt their lifestyles of jetsetting from St. Tropez to the Hamptons, sipping on Dom P with their Whoppers, and gyrating in front of McMansions --primarily on Daddy's dime. Look, everyone wants to do what they're doing, so there's no reason to get jealy about it. Don't hate, appreciate. Go out and get yours, ya see?
This is important. If you find yourself eyeing a couple of hostesses carrying a rather large box to a VIP table, you may want to take your chances and follow their lead. What they may be carrying could very well be the worlds largest Rosé champagne bottle.
The 15 liter Nebuchadnezzer of Armand de Brignac Rosé will get you drunk. Sharing it with twenty friends will get you drunk. A fresh and full bodied wine, “synonymous with summer” claims commercial director, Philippe Bienvenue of Armand de Brignac.
Yes, we've all heard the warnings about the sun, aging and skin cancer. So it's really not necessary for us to go into all the reasons why you should limit your time in the sun -one statistic is all you really need: 1 out of 5 people will develop skin cancer. Yikes! That's enough reason to bust out the sunless tanner.
But if you've ever used sunless tanner, you know it smells like a reeking wet dog. (Super embarrassing when you look good from far, but smell far from good.) With so many products out there, how do you know which ones work best? Well, we went on a bronzing mission and tried a whole slew of products to find the best sunless tanners/bronzers that won't streak, reek or stain. Here are our top bronzer and sunless tanner picks...
Theory To Invest Into Proenza: Earlier we reported that Permira, the owner of Proenza Schouler and Valentino, had intentions of bettering both brands, but didn't deny their willingness to sell their stakes for both labels. A day after the news was released, Proenza's Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez met with Andrew Rosen, CEO of Theory, for a meeting that is speculated to place Rosen as a potential investor. Nothing has been confirmed, but hey, it wouldn't be a bad idea.
Bagatelle's Black and White Ball
Friday, February 26
409 West 13th Street
(Between 9th Avenue & Washington Street)
New York, NY 10014
Deemed the "Party of the Century," Bagatelle, located in the Meatpacking District, will be celebrating its two year anniversary tonight with an over-the-top party. Bagatelle's Black and White Ball will be held tonight at the celebrated establishment. Admission is open to everyone, so if you are looking for something exciting and very Sex And The City, I suggest a little visit to Bagatelle. Decadent French food and a dizzying amount of French champagne bring this evening right to the South of France. Mingle with French celebrities and dance the night away with performances from Jacques Dumas and music spun by a DJ from St. Tropez. Forget the multiplying inches of snow outside and making your way down to Bagatelle, because $2.25 can take you to the French Riviera.
Thursday nights Fall re-opening was amazing! I had a hot little crew with me - Dovile Virsilaite, her best friend Kirsten and Russian model Guzel. Dovile and Kirsten joined me Upstairs after dinner and we got crazy. My associate “Slim” rolled in with Nima Yamini and took over a swath of the room with eight or nine models. I honestly couldn’t tell you who else was there. But a thank you to all that came to help celebrate - including Damon Dash, who holds meetings outside of Cipriani on an almost daily bases, hyped about his new #1 single.
I am a little off today. Mondays are always a bit sluggish. Sunday Nights are karaoke at Cipriani Downtown in the member’s club. Russell Simmons, who has a great sense of humor, and I chatted up two sisters from North Carolina - and the guy would not relent on the jokes. Russell came with his long time friend David Rosenberg. We are both shaved bald. David and I were sitting back to back - Russell pushes our heads together and asks, “What does this look like?” He answers, “Black and white ass cheeks."
Hysterical? No. But it's good to laugh at yourself sometimes. That and the fact that I’m younger and better looking than Russell ever was in his prime helps.