For Diana Vreeland, Vogue editor in chief from 1963 to 1971, interior design was about more than beautiful spaces. It was the people who inhabited them—with the “taste and talent and originality to create a rare ambiance in their daily lives”—that made these rooms come alive.
Erika Bearman, known better as @OscarPRGirl by her followers, is the high-glamour SVP of global communications at Oscar de la Renta. In a city where a walk-in closet can be the envy of the block, Bearman’s extensive ODLR wardrobe gets an entire room to call its own. This fashion trove isn’t just for show—she dresses in Oscar for both work and play.
Inspired by Gwyneth Paltrow’s eye for casual luxury, goop.com curates all that is needed for a life well lived. Goop draws on modern refinement with an occasional streak of rebellion to create a uniquely upscale aesthetic that doesn’t take itself too seriously. Our newest collaboration with goop was inspired by classic tropes of luxe interior decor—ornate bone china, gilded butterflies, fine chinoiserie wallpaper—as well as contemporary minimalists like Ellsworth Kelly.
In 1920, when Prohibition became law, American booze hounds grabbed their passports and headed for friendlier waters. Harry Craddock—a barman who came up in New York’s most revered cocktail clubs—landed at the Savoy Hotel and quickly rose to fame as the premiere mixologist of his time. (During his time at the Savoy, his likeness was even sculpted in wax at Madame Tussauds.)