Design’s New Leaf

When Brett Beldock, a Manhattan-based furniture designer, was growing up in the city in the early ’70s, she would buy “the grooviest jeans in the world” at the Different Drummer, a boutique whose advertising poster was designed by Peter Max, the psychedelic artist. Ms. Beldock’s new capsule collection of marijuana-themed wallpaper, titled Dispensary, recently put…

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Design Became a Behemoth. Those Behind Its Rise Are Wary for the Future.

“An Accelerated Culture,” the exhibition that opened last week at the New York gallery Friedman Benda, was conceived, according to Marc Benda, the gallery’s founding partner, as the “first critical look” at a group of noted designers from Generation X. Indeed, the show’s title is taken from Douglas Coupland’s 1991 novel, “Generation X: Tales for…

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You Call That a Vase?

Image The Pushmepullme vase by Andi Kovel and Justin Parker of Esque Studio. On the purple side, dark purple Vanda diamond orchids. On the lavender side, white Vandas, with Queen Anne’s lace and blackberries. $2,200; esque-studio.com.CreditTony Cenicola/The New York Times Containers for blooms can stretch the imaginations of designers and florists alike. By Rima Suqi…

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The 10 Best Accessories From the 2019 Met Gala

Getty Images At this year’s Met Gala, guests embraced the over-the-top camp theme with bold looks and even bigger accessories. But which outfit enhancers came out on top? From a delicate earring to the most extra entourages, here are the best Met Gala accessories ranked. Advertisement — Continue Reading Below 1 Lady Gaga Gaga stunned…

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Styling Duo Wayman & Micah on Regina Hall’s Met Gala Look

This year’s Met Gala was a historic moment for designer Dapper Dan and his partnership with Gucci. Attending for the first time as a table host, Dap made custom looks for industry vets like Bevy Smith and Bethann Hardison, plus celebrities like Ashley Graham and Regina Hall. Jamie McCarthyGetty Images For Hall, this was a…

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At the Met Gala, the Lady Is a Camp

Sometime before sunset, as a crowd of spectators watched from behind barricades across the street, six shirtless musclebound men hoisted a velvet divan onto their shoulders. Lady Gaga had performed a kind of high-art striptease, doffing gown after gown until she reached her fourth and final outfit, but already the next performance was set to…

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The Funniest Memes and Tweets from the 2019 Met Gala

This year’s Met Gala theme Camp: Notes on Fashion was made to be memed and the good people of the internet did not disappoint. From a surprise appearance from Sharpay to Rihanna disguised as Anna Wintour, here are the best tweets and memes from the 2019 Met Gala. Hit that RT button! The red carpet…

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