Tag Archives: John Varvatos

NY MEN’S Fashion Week S/S 2016

This was the third time a NY FASHION WEEK for MEN hit the runways.  It was not as spectacular as the shows in Paris last week but it does show that men’s fashion is experiencing a revival.

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KELLAN LUTZ…….a crowd pleases with the women and the men.

[Thank you “Just Jared” for this photo].

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“Machine Gun Kelly” at his fitting for John Varvatos.

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Swimwear by Parke and Ronen

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Hilfiger with a take on conservative and traditional.

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PERRY ELLIS on a rainy day with flip-flops

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Parke and Ronen…..a mixed bag!

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HILFIGER……one button……two button……..three button and a double breasted.

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David Beckham made the rounds………..shows and after parties.

 [Thanks to Just Jared for this photo].

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Perry Ellis back to a 1950’s look.

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Ronan and Parke and his boys in swimwear

 

SATURDAY SHOPPING in SOHO

Off the SOHO……………spend $$$……help the economy recover.

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First stop:  Housing works Bookstore on Crosby street.  Comics and coffee .

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And an almond croissant big enough for a family of five.

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Photo of Nureyev………in an old book from the 60″s.

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VASE FACE by Fornasetti………..in a shop window on Crosby Street

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HOLD FIVE TO THIRTY SECONDS…………….

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Alphabet Sculpture in the lobby of the Crosby Street Hotel.

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On the street…..$5 a pair………I bought  the Red, Magenta and the Green Hearts.

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BALTHAZAR for lunch.  The joint was packed.  One hour before my Scallop arrived!

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Pepper incrusted……….Parsnip Puree………..and Red wine Braised Shallots.

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Billboard covering up a scaffold.

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BROOKLYN POPCORN………popped while you watch.

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MICHAL NEGRIN has opened a boutique on Prince Street……it is sheer fantasy.

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Shouldn’t of smelled that boot!

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JOHN VARVATOS on Spring Street………..where you can drop a bundle….and go home with a bundle……in a chic shopping bag.

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A tour guide…………….doing the “Chocolate Tour”.  Oh that hair!

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GENTLEG………..wah ? ? ?

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With my little PANASONIC………

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DIESEL………….but it’s his tattoo that is so wild!

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Oh COCO…………and her clutch is only $2200

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DOTAN NEGRIN is playing his piano across the USA …..so far in the streets of 65 cities.

CLICK ON my video to hear him tickle the ivories.

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SMOKING……….at least he is sitting by a sprinkler.

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MAX……….on the sidewalk by Cipriani’s Restaurant on West Broadway

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LULU wants her lunch too!

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BERYARTS…………OFF THE WALL !!!

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MUFFI……………

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meets DUKE!

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Billboard ad for DEISEL.

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No……I did not get his name…………or cell #.

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No….I did not want his cell #.

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Sometimes I wonder if men and women really suit each other.

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Strangers in the subway…………and one of my favorite murals of the underground.

88 PIANOS Sing for Hope

88 spots to tickle your fancy………the SING FOR HOPE PIANOS are back.  It is a non-profit organization founded in 2006……..making art accessible to all New Yorkers.  The piano are scattered all around the 5 boroughs.

The DAIRY in the middle of Central Park has one of the pianos.

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The DAIRY in the middle of Central Park has one of the pianos.

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This piano was painted by the artist Izabel Lam.

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“I am OPUS the Octopus….and I LOVE music” !

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I spoke with the pianist……..CHIN YAO TIAN………she is so talented.

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I make a video of her performance……….downloaded it……..and can’t find it.  Sorry Chin…….will add it later when it shows up.

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The next performer was Alexandra Pera.……..playing Chopin and Beethoven’s Pathetique Sonata………and she played it beautifully.

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Sorry Alexandra…….the video is lost somewhere in my computer.  I will try to post it later.

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Anyone can play……….just drop by……….sit down and………

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an audience is always there to enjoy your performance.

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Mike…………a passing tourist…..stayed and listened for about an hour.

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BIG BIRD happened by.  He did NOT play the piano.

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On Monday I will post the video of Stephanie Awad……….playing the piano at Lincoln Center………..decorated by John Varvatos.  Lovers of Rachmaninoff will enjoy her performance.