Fashion and High Society
Saks Fifth Avenue and the Stonewall Inn Partner for the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Inn Uprising
•Saks Fifth Avenue and the Stonewall Inn Gives Back Initiative (“SIGBI”) today launched a 360-degree partnership in honor of the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Inn Uprising. The collaboration includes a dedicated multi-vendor capsule collection, special Fifth Avenue window installations, a digital campaign featuring members and allies of the LGBTQ community, and a celebration in New York City.
“Saks is honored to partner with the Stonewall Inn Gives Back Initiative to mark this important milestone for both the city of New York and the global LGBTQ community,” said Emily Essner, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Digital, Saks Fifth Avenue. “It is a privilege to join forces with SIGBI to celebrate the city’s vibrant LGBTQ community and work together to eliminate social injustices impacting the lives of these individuals.”
“We are very excited to partner with such an iconic New York institution as Saks Fifth Avenue,” stated Stacy Lentz, President and Co-Founder of SIGBI. “This collaboration is going to bring a lot of visibility to our community and also raise much needed funds for some of the most underserved LGBTQ communities across the country. The outreach and platform that Saks Fifth Avenue has is a great way to not only help educate people about the historical importance of Stonewall, but also make sure that its legacy stays alive through supporting the work we are currently doing in places where equality has been slow to arrive.”
Saks Fifth Avenue collaborated with select designers to create Pride-inspired clothing, accessories and beauty items; brands include Alice + Olivia, Balmain, Christian Louboutin, Cinq à Sept, Jonathan Simkhai, Judith Leiber, Prabal Gurung, Proenza Schouler, and Stella McCartney, among others. Products range from $15 to $5,495, and 30% of net proceeds from the capsule collection at select Saks Fifth Avenue stores and on Saks.com will be donated to SIGBI with a minimum $100,000 donation.
Also available, a Saks exclusive version of PRIDE: Photographs After Stonewallby Fred W. McDarrah (OR Books), the definitive visual account of the LGBTQ liberation movement in New York following the Stonewall Uprising in 1969. One hundred percent of net proceeds from the book will be donated to SIGBI.
To purchase items from the capsule collection as well as other Pride-inspired items, please visit participating Saks Fifth Avenue stores or Saks.com/Stonewall-Inn-50th-Anniversary/shop/_/N-52kknt/Ne-52iqfl?PA=TRUE.
As part of the collaboration, the famed center six windows at Saks Fifth Avenue will feature a curated selection of images of the Stonewall Inn Uprising from PRIDE: Photographs After Stonewallby Fred W. McDarrah (OR Books). The New York windows will be unveiled on Wednesday, June 19 and will be on display through July 3. Special Stonewall-inspired window installations will also be displayed at Saks Fifth Avenue stores in San Francisco, Beverly Hills and Brickell from June 19 through July 22.
Campaign participants include Broadway stars Michael Urie (Torch Song), Lea DeLaria (On The Town, The Rocky Horror Show), Isaac Cole Powell (Once on this Island), Alyson Cambridge (Rocktopia, Show Boat), Kate Bornstein (Straight White Men), Li Jun Li (South Pacific), and Telly Leung (Aladdin, Godspell, Rent, Allegiance), plus other celebrities, activists and Stonewall Inn ambassadors: Amanda Lepore, Ames Beckerman, Celia Au, Christopher Makos, Daniel Franzese (Mean Girls), Dewayne Perkins, Dionne Warwick, Emmanuel Xavier, Hennessy Carolina, Honey Davenport (RuPaul’s Drag Race), Jonathan Fernandez, Kurt Kelly, Leyna Bloom, columnist Michael Musto, Miz Cracker (Rupaul’s Drag Race), Nico Tortorella (Younger), Stacy Lentz, Stephanie Gayle, Tree Sequoia and HBC’s Out & About Group.
Saks launched a social media campaign in support of the partnership starting today that will run through the end of June. Content will include educational storytelling, images of the Stonewall Inn Uprising from PRIDE: Photographs After Stonewallby Fred W. McDarrah (OR Books), interviews with campaign participants, as well as product images from the capsule collection. Saks and SIGBI invite you to join the #WherePrideBegan conversation on social media and to connect via their social media channels.
Alice + Olivia, Balmain, Christian Louboutin, Cinq à Sept, GHD, Jonathan Simkhai, Judith Leiber, Loeffler Randall, Monrow, Orlebar Brown, Prabal Gurung, Proenza Schouler, Saks Fifth Avenue Private Label, Stella McCartney, 360 Cashmere
As a leading shopping destination for the all-channel luxury experience, Saks Fifth Avenue is renowned for its coveted edit of American and international designer collections as well as its storied history of creating breakthrough, experiential environments. Its exemplary client service has made Saks a global authority in the category, a focus since the brand’s inception in 1924. As part of the HBC brand portfolio, Saks operates in 43 cities across the globe, its online experience―saks.com, and its mobile experience―Saks App. For more information, kindly visit saks.com, Instagram.com/saks , Facebook.com/saks, Snapchat.com/saks_official, and Twitter.com/saks. #SaksStyle
ABOUT STONEWALL INN GIVES BACK INITIATIVE (@StonewallGives)
The Stonewall Inn Gives Back Initiative (SIGBI) is a non-profit charitable organization inspired by the struggles and ideals of the LGBTQ rights movement born from the Stonewall Inn Uprising of 1969. SIGBI is committed to eliminating the social intolerance that is profoundly impacting the lives of LGBTQ citizens throughout America and abroad. Through awareness campaigns, educational programming, fundraising and candid public dialogue, SIGBI supports grassroots organizations scattered across the country and especially those in communities where progress toward equality has been slow and the negative impact of ongoing acts of discrimination and harassment can no longer be tolerated. For more information on The Stonewall Inn and SIGBI, visit TheStonewallInnNYC.comand StonewallInitiative.org.
Georgina Bloomberg, Rita Cosby, Jeanine Pirro and Lara Trump For Rescue Dogs Rock NYC
Approximately 7.2 million cats and dogs enter U.S. animal shelters nationwide every year. Each year, approximately 2.6 dogs and cats are euthanized in U.S. shelters annually.
Rescue Dogs Rock NYC wants to make a difference and T2C attended their “Cocktails for Canines” this week. This not-for-profit raised funds and awareness to help animals in need and was co-chaired by Georgina Bloomberg and Lara Trump.
The money raised is for a development of the center is a project which has been 3 years in the making. Rescue Dogs Rock NYC is excited to have come this far. Despite raising $150,000 at the Gala, the charity still anticipates requiring approximately $150,000 to get the rescue center ready, to open it and start taking in dogs.
Notable Attendees included:
Jackie O’Sullivan, Stacey Silverstein,
Marin Gellar, Olga Ferrara, Tijana Ibrahimovic,
Randi Schatz, S Jennifer Martucci, Nicole Tufano, Mrs. Moadelovddian, Mrs. Shanoz, Margaret Luce, Leesa Rowland, Cagri Kanver, Nadja Sayej, Marcy Warren, Brigitte Segura.
Giving out goodies and treats were:
Music at the Gala was donated by Allen Dalton Entertainment Group, and spinning was World Renowned DJ Superdave.
All the World’s a Stage! Spring Gala To Benefit Lenox Hill Neighborhood House
The Spring Gala celebration, featuring breathtaking tablescapes from more than 40 renowned interior designers, was held on Thursday, May 4, at Cipriani 42nd Street. The evening benefits Lenox Hill Neighborhood House, a 129-year-old nonprofit in Manhattan supporting thousands of New Yorkers in need each year.
Using this year’s imaginative theme “All the World’s a Stage” artistic inspiration, from dozens of acclaimed interior designers created majestic floral centerpieces and elaborate tablescapes for this one-of-a-kind event. For decades, designers have lent their talents to this annual Spring Gala, the nation’s premier tabletop event, to support vital programs for thousands who depend on us each day.
At this year’s Spring Gala, we are proud to present the Elizabeth Rohatyn Awards for Community Service to Dr. Soyoun Im (Northwell Health-Lenox Hill Hospital) and Natasha Pickowicz (Chef and Writer). Dr. Im created and leads a health clinic at our Women’s Mental Health Shelter for women experiencing homelessness, and Natasha is a three-time James Beard finalist who offers cooking workshops for our clients.
Designer’s involved include: Celina Wright from Esencial Hogar Dean Yoder Interiors, Debra Zinn Styling, Design Boss by D’Amore Interiors Design by Tula, Eerdmans New York with Thomas Engelhart Emily Hodge Interior Design, Fete Home, Aamir Khandwala Interior Design in Collaboration with Nicolas Cogrel, Alexandra Howard Andrea Stark & Ashley Stark Home Anthony Bellomo of Orangerie, Garden + Home Antonio Deloatch Designs, Byron C. James CD Interiors, Fleurish by Marc Eliot Grace Kaynor Designs Harry Heissmann Inson Dubois Wood Jennifer Dengel JLGoodman, Julie Paulino / Julie & Ev, K.A. Murphy Interiors Kelly + Co Design Kerri Pilchik Design Laila’s Florist, LR Decorative Arts Neffi Walker for Artistic Tile, New York School of Interior Design Students, Sarah Khan Event Styling Stephanie X. Stamas Interior Design The Pretty Boy Effect, Think Chic Interiors, Verde Flowers, Von Gern Home, Paris K Designs, Robert Ventolo of Crain and Ventolo Associates Root Cellar Designs, Roric Tobin Designs and Rudy Saunders of Dorothy Draper & Company.
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The Different Types of Hosiery and Stockings Available: Tights, Leggings, Socks, and More
If you’re like most people, you probably think of hosiery as one type of product. But the truth is, there are many different types of hosiery available on the market today. Tights, leggings, socks, and more all fall under the category of hosiery. In this blog post, we’ll take a closer look at the different types of hosiery available and what makes each type unique. So whether you’re looking for something to keep your legs warm or wanting to add a little bit of style to your outfit, read on to learn more about the different types of hosiery!
Introduce the topic of hosiery and stockings, discussing the different types available on the market
Hosiery and stockings have been an essential fashion accessory for centuries. Today, stockings are available in a wide variety of styles to fit different occasions, from classic sheer stockings that adorn bridal wear, to bold and textured stockings designed to pull an outfit together. And don’t forget the garter belt! Traditionally used to hold stockings in place, it can now be seen as a style statement of its own. Whether you’re looking for a bit of something sexy or you simply want stockings with a high-end feel and appearance—there’s something for everyone in the hosiery market these days.
Talk about tights, leggings, socks, and other types of hosiery in detail
Hosiery is a term used to describe stockings, pantyhose, tights, and socks. It comes in many shapes and sizes to fit the needs of individuals and is available in an array of colors and styles. Tights are typically skin-tight garments, made out of thicker fabrics such as nylon or spandex, which can be worn by both men and women. They come in full-length versions or footless varieties. Leggings are similar to tights but often times have a more tactile feel since they can be composed of materials like velour or cotton. Stockings are usually held up with a garter belt that goes around the waist; stockings are also generally lighter in weight than tights or leggings. Lastly, socks can range from ankle length to knee high depending on what they’re intended for; they come in all sorts of materials too—knit wool during cold months or lightweight cotton when it’s warmer outside. Hosiery is an incredibly diverse product that adds fashion flair to any outfit!
Offer tips on how to choose the right type of hosiery or stocking for an outfit
When choosing stockings or hosiery for any outfit, there are several factors to consider. The first step is to decide which kind of stockings will work best with the look you’re trying to achieve. Opaque stockings can add warmth in colder weather as well as adding an air of sophistication and class. Sheer stockings offer much more range when it comes to building a look for any occasion, along with leg support, depending on the fabric chosen. For special occasions, stockings and garter belts can be an exquisite way to finish off your desired aesthetic with a hint of glamour and flirtation. If a traditional look isn’t what you have in mind, there are many other options available; fishnets, lace stockings, and colored stockings are just a few of the most popular types that buck up any tried-and-true style. Thinking carefully about what will work best for you and when it comes to accessories like stockings is essential in creating looks that show off your individual style and personal flair.
Discuss the benefits of wearing hosiery or stockings
Wearing stockings and hosiery can provide many practical, aesthetic and health benefits. These garments can keep your legs warm and protect from the elements when worn under clothing, helping to minimize chafing and create a more comfortable experience. They add an extra touch of elegance to any outfit, whether it be formal or casual. Additional coverage for stockings is provided by garter belts as they hold stockings up securely without sagging. This extra layer can help improve circulation throughout the lower body, reduce discomfort related to varicose veins, and prevent leg swelling. With all these positive qualities, stockings can be an integral part of any wardrobe!
Share ideas on how to style different types of hosiery and stockings
With so many styles of stockings and hosiery available, it can be difficult to know how to style them for everyday wear. The key is to find stockings that allow your individual personality and fashion sense to shine through. Try pairing stockings with a slim-fitting skirt or dress for an elegant look, or stock up on sheer tights in bold colors for a more playful outfit. For an extra touch of glamour, try combining stockings with a garter belt for an unforgettable nighttime ensemble. No matter what style you decide upon, you are sure to be ready to rock any hosiery look with confidence.
This blog post provided a comprehensive overview of stockings and garter belts. We discussed different types of stockings and highlights the sheer stockings with garter belt combo as one of the most popularly worn stockings set. Additionally, it went over some of the reasons why stockings are so popular, mainly for style, confidence, and comfort. As stockings have had a long history in fashion – from classical elegance to modern-day style – this post concluded by emphasizing that stockings and garter belts add warmth and glamour to an outfit and should still be part of today’s fashion.
In conclusion, when it comes to hosiery and stockings, there are a variety of options available for any woman to choose from. Tights, leggings, socks and even fishnet stockings can complete any look with ease. With the help of certain tips and tricks on how to choose the right type of hosiery or stocking for an outfit, adding a touch of sophistication and style can be achieved. What’s more, wearing hosiery or stockings has many benefits such as supporting legs while still looking fashionable. To inspire women to make the most out of their wardrobe choices and keep up with the latest fashion trends, styling different types of hosiery and stockings in unique ways can go a long way. All-in-all, understanding the power that hosiery and stocking have when it comes to dressing stylishly is key when making any clothing purchase.
Cover-Star Leesa Rowland Celebrates at Il Tinello East
Jose Castelo Branco, Errol Rappaport and Leesa Rowland Photo by Michael Ostuni/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images
Actress, Philanthropist, and Author Leesa Rowland celebrated her recent cover on New York Lifestyles Magazine at neighborhood hotspot Il Tinello East in New York City. The feature, covering several pages of the latest issue her photographed at home with an insightful interview about Leesa’s multi-verse of interests.
Leesa’s most recent book, The Charisma Factor: Unlock the Secrets of Magnetic Charm and Personal Influence in Your Life, published by Hatherleigh Press, seeks to understand how to harness charisma. Her book identifies charisma as an unseen, yet powerful force that has many different facets. Charisma is a special and compelling spark that makes you unique and sets you apart from the rest of the crowd, and it is something all people possess–whether they are aware of it or not. which is available in bookstores and online.
Leesa Rowland (Photo credit: Michael Ostuni/PMC)
Notable attendees included: Leesa Rowland, Larry Wohl, Marc Bouwer, Krissy Ross, Aaron Paul, Nadja Sayej, Benny G Bello, Nicole Noonan, Steven Knobel, Cagri Kanver, Dawne Marie Grannum, Erick Shervington, Jose Castelo Branco, Olga Ferrara, Elena Gibbs.