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An icon of Bally design, this red cross-body bag takes a minimalist approach to modern accessorizing with a sliced corner as a defining feature of fresh luxury.

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HOLLYWOOD COSTUME AT THE ACADEMY
October 2, 2014–March 2, 2015

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences presents the last chance to see the groundbreaking exhibition “Hollywood Costume” in the historic Wilshire May Company building, the future location of the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures in Los Angeles. This exhibition explores the essential role of costume design and features the world’s most iconic costumes.

    Sponsored by Swarovski.

    Tickets on sale now:
    oscars.org/hollywoodcostume

    Coach Watches for A Cure

    Legacy Sport Blush Strap
    Women everywhere can make a statement for breast cancer awareness this year with Coach’s Legacy Sport Watch. The multi-function movement and multi-eye dial gives this watch a dramatic sport look, while the rich rose gold-plating, blush pink leather strap and brilliant Swarovski elements add femininity and glamour. Details include signature Cs etched in the center zone and Coach New York etching on the bezel. This signature timepiece offers the innovative design and attention to detail that Coach is famous for.

    Coach Watches has been a proud supporter of the Breast Cancer Research Foundation for the past 15 years, making significant annual contributions in the quest for a cure. As Coach continues an exciting brand transformation this fall, their support of breast cancer awareness remains a constant.

    Show your support in style. 10% of retail sales October through December 2014 will be donated to support Breast Cancer Research.

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    BASLER FOR THE MODERN WOMAN

    BB 779 WObsession Extra Value 10-2014 1000x1000px 300dpi

    Classic clothes that define our times and what we want to wear. Simple or sophisticated, relaxed or all-out sensational—from the soft whisper of new nudes to the bluesy beat of day-to-night dressing. BASLER, rich in the tradition of savvy city looks, chic dressing and exceptional style, brings you all you need for the new season.

    Contact us at basler@basler-fashion.com or shop basler-fashion.com

    Killer Heels: The Art of the High-Heeled Shoe
    September 10–February 15

    Christian Louboutin. “Printz,” Spring/Summer 2013–14. Courtesy of Christian Louboutin. Photo: Jay Zukerkorn

      Killer Heels: The Art of the High-Heeled Shoe explores fashion’s most provocative accessory. Through more than 160 artfully-crafted historical and contemporary high heels from the sixteenth century through the present, the exhibition examines the mystique and transformative power of the elevated shoe and its varied connections to fantasy, power, and identity.

      For ticketing and exhibition information visit brooklynmuseum.org

      MIAMI’S NEW WATERFRONT ART MUSEUM

      Beatriz Milhazes. Chora, menino, 1996. Acrylic on canvas.
      Colección Patricia Phelips de Cisneros, Caracas and New York

        When visiting the new waterfront Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM), guests can marvel at the first major U.S. retrospective on Brazilian artist Beatriz Milhazes, featuring the artist’s large-scale abstract paintings inspired by Brazilian and European Modernism, Baroque forms, popular culture, and the decorations of Carnival. Other artists on view include Adler Guerrier, Geoffrey Farmer, Monika Sosnowska, Simon Starling and Shahzia Sikander.

        PAMM, a 30-year-old South Florida institution formerly known as Miami Art Museum (MAM), opened in a new, state-of-the-art campus in downtown Miami’s Museum Park in December 2013. Designed by world-renowned architects Herzog & de Meuron, the new facility is a model for sustainable museum design and progressive programming.

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        AUTUMN-WINTER 2014 MATCHLESS CAPSULE COLLECTION: “THE EXPENDABLES 3″

        Expendables 3 Dinner and Party sponsor by MATCHLESS

        Matchless London, Britain’s first motorcycle brand, debuted the limited-edition capsule collection “The Expendables” during the Cannes Film Festival. The collection was showcased at Gotha Club and celebrated over dinner and an after-party with the cast of “The Expendables 3” (Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Mel Gibson, Harrison Ford, Jason Statham, Wesley Snipes, Antonio Banderas, Glen Powell).

        The collection is available in stores and online beginning August 14 in conjunction with the film’s
        theatrical release.

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        YOU’RE INVITED: W + LINCOLN AT THE LINKS

          Each year, automotive enthusiasts from around the globe descend on Pebble Beach, CA to celebrate the richest car collector competition in the world. Hosted on the famed eighteenth fairway at Pebble Beach Golf Links, nearly 200 of the most coveted collector cars and motorcycles are showcased amongst an audience of passionate auto aficionados.

          This year, in partnership with Lincoln, W has commissioned an artist to create and install a unique piece of work within the exposition to promote art and its affiliation with the automotive universe. Come celebrate the commissioned work and explore the connection between automobiles and art. Guests will enjoy light snacks and receive a customized gift compliments of Lincoln and W.

          AUGUST 16-17 | pebblebeachconcours.net

          LOOK GOOD, FEEL BETTER: NATIONAL BEAUTY EDITORS DAY AT SAKS

            Sit down one-on-one with W Beauty Director Jane Larkworthy for exclusive tips at National Beauty Editors Day, August 7, from noon to 7PM at the Guerlain counter at Saks Fifth Avenue in NYC.

            This event marks the 25th anniversary of the Look Good Feel Better program, which helps women with cancer to cope with the appearance side effects of their treatment.

            Appointments cost $30 and include a makeup application and free, full-size gift from Guerlain. All proceeds—and 10% of Saks’ beauty sales that day—will be donated to Look Good Feel Better.

            PINCH FOOD DESIGN—REDEFINING THE ART OF CELEBRATION

            STEFANO TONCHI and MARK BRIGGS Join URS FISCHER, ALEX KATZ, and ROB PRUITT in Celebrating W: Art

            As leaders in today’s food renaissance, Pinch Food Design delivers a taste of something new and unpredictable, an experience that leverages the best food with never-before-seen presentation.

            Pinch Food Design is a bold food design company that seeks to enhance the party experience, making events more memorable and fun. Their signature Pinch “pop-ups”—five- to ten-minute happenings during which food is hand-served out of oversize mobile food installations—aim to impress, entertain and inspire with catering as delicious as it is daring, and design as inviting as it is innovative.

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            W AND SAKS FIFTH AVENUE CELEBRATE W ART

            LUCY KRIZ, MARK BRIGGS, ALFRÉDO GANGOTENA, STEFANO TONCHI

            MICHAEL CHOW, CHINA CHOW

            GIOVANNA BATTAGLIA, MARIA GIULIA MARAMOTTI

            YVONNE FORCE VILLAREAL, ALEX KATZ

            W Art

              W Editor-in-Chief Stefano Tonchi and Saks Fifth Avenue Chief Marketing Officer Mark Briggs, along with artists Alex Katz, Rob Pruitt and Urs Fischer, celebrate the launch of W Art at Sotheby’s in New York City.

              The featured artists were joined by some of their most fashionable admirers, including China Chow, Caroline de Maigret, Gavin Brown, Kyle DeWoody, Raf Simons, Catherine Malandrino and Stacy Engman, as part of the Frieze Art Fair party circuit uptown. Guests mingled among highlights from the auction house’s May Contemporary Art Day Auction—including works by Victor Vasarely, Jean Dubuffet, and jeweler Louisa Guinness. DJ Elle Dee kept the crowd moving while ABSOLUT ELYX signature cocktails were raised as a toast to the epic collaboration and publication.

              W Presents Conversations on Culture Saatchi Art Event

              Photo credit Patrick Butler

              Photo credit Patrick Butler

              Photo credit Patrick Butler

              Photo credit Patrick Butler

              Photo credit Patrick Butler

              Photo credit Patrick Butler

              Photo credit Patrick Butler

              Zaria Forman

              Hormazd Narielwalla

                On Tuesday, June 17thW hosted the first Conversations on Culture event at Neuehouse in New York City. Diane Solway, W’s Arts and Culture Director, and Rebecca Wilson, Chief Curator of Saatchi Art, led an intimate discussion on collecting contemporary art, followed by a cocktail reception. A world renowned curator, Rebecca shared her thoughts on a few promising new artists, including Hormazd Narielwalla, who creates collages from tailor patterns and Zaria Forman, an artist who paints with pastels on her fingers.  This kicked off the Conversations on Culture series, W’s signature event program that brings to life thought-provoking fashion, film and art content inspired by the pages of W. Stay tuned for a special video clip of the talk…