Beauty Transformers

Ann Lawlor’s Picks 1. BOSCIA Konjac Cleansing Sponge With Bamboo Charcoal $15 sephora.com   2. LA PRAIRIE Skin Caviar Luxe Sleep Mask, 50 ml $300 laprairie.com   3. ONSEN AM PM Powder Technology $270 onsensecret.com   4.CHELLA Heated Eyelash Curler $22 chella.com 5. ARTIS Elite Collection $24 – $62 ArtisBrush.com   6. ELCHIM 3900 Healthy…

An Oasis in the City

Escape the frenetic pace of the city and enjoy peace, serenity and relaxation at the Oasis Day Spa that recently underwent a complete restorative makeover. From the mood lighting to the addition of neighboring business, Breathe Easy, that features a Himalayan salt room and neutral stone grey palette, One Park Avenue is about relaxation in…

Fitness Finds the Perfect Fit

By Rory Winston

‘State-of-the-art,’ ‘scientifically tested,’ ‘personally tailored…’ Let’s face it; these have become no more than high-fiber phrases for the selling of dietary products and fitness programs. Whether it’s a Nautilus-evangelist soaked in steroids on the shopping channel or a spiritual healer sharing a long lost Mesopotamian weight loss diet on the Morning Show, there is always that point in the broadcast when self-improvement starts to smack of pseudo-science.

Big Apple Buzz

 

Designer Shoe Queen /Socialite Tamara Mellon has put her Upper East Side Mansion in the Sky on East 95th Street up for sale. According to Curbed NY, the Jimmy Choo co-founder has listed the penthouse for $34 million. Mellon bought the place from Edgar Bronfman Jr. in 2008 for $21 million. Sources say she wants to vacate the sedate Upper East Side for a tonier “downtown vibe.” The luxury pad boasts five bedrooms, four wood-burning fireplaces, a solarium, a 13-by-23-foot walk-in closet/dressing room which houses her one-of-a-kind “built-in shoe racks and frosted windows at the top.”…

Resident Alien

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By George Wayne

So there was your favorite incorrigible, ink-stained wretch totally at ease, exuding effortless chic from seat 3A (American) on a quick getaway weekend to what GW will now declare – Chicago: America’s Coolest City. The Windy City, is how most jetrosexuals, raconteurs have long referred to Chicago. It was my first visit, and after a quick, long weekend nesting at the chicly appointed Thompson Chicago located in the heart of Chicago’s Gold coast, GW is more than looking forward to a return visit.

Around The Town

With Columnist Joe Alexander & Photographer Patrick McMullan

Guardian of the Galaxy stars Zoe Saldana, “I love wearing men’s clothing and underwear.” Benicio del Toro, “I’m a fan myself so when a fan does something that might be strange, I understand it.” And Chris Pratt, “My favorite way to blow off steam is to sing loudly .” Dr. Nicholas Toscano, who has fixed the smiles of Hilary and Bill Clintion and President George Bush, Sr., opened a new office at 116 Central Park South manhattanperiodontist.com

The Last Laugh

By Rory Winston

Having been brought up in a middle class Jewish neighborhood, to this day it’s difficult not to smile whenever I hear the words ‘dry cleaner.’ Throughout my adolescence the profession evoked a series of one-liners. Whether it was an elderly family member misquoting Myron Cohen’s “Mister, that ticket’s over ten years old…

Margo Manhattan Celebrates Her New Collection

By W. A. Muller

Celebrity jewelry designer Margo Manhattan is excited to announce her ‘Warrior’ collection, designed in collaboration with fashion designer Nicole Miller, will soon be available in stores and online.

The fierce and fabulous range of jewelry debuted at Miller’s showing of her Runway Fall 2014 collection during New York Fashion Week, which was inspired by Patty Smyth’s The Warrior and showcased fierce femmes fatales in tough-girl attire.