Posts filed under “Culture”

NYFW Him

Scene: Behind the scenes and to the runway with HIM Autumn/Winter Collection “Evening Ceremony: Rituals of Love & Devotion” Presentation at New York Men’s Day during Fashion Week. Designer Pablo Leon founded the label in 2018. As stated on the CFDA website — Pablo Leon, feeling a need to express his queer and brown identity in a climate […]

At Studio 54 Night Magic

Scene: The preview opening event of the Studio 54 Night Magic Exhibit at The Brooklyn Museum curated and designed by Matthew Yokobosky, Senior Curator of Fashion and Material Culture. Above, Legendary Damon, Curator of Culture, viewing exhibit photographs. Feather coat by Adrienne Landau. Notice the iconic “Moon and Spoon” embroidery on the back of the blue jacket from […]

Studio 54 Night Magic

Scene: The Brooklyn Museum Exhibit, curated and designed by Matthew Yokobosky, Senior Curator of Fashion and Material Culture. Opening on March 13 through July 5, 2020. Behind the velvet rope will showcase a handful of Beth’s, my wife, and my archives. The Bloomingdale’s ad, Illustrator Antonio Lopez, Art Direction Fred J. DeVito, was originally for Sting-like-a Butterfly’s satin […]

Kingston New Year

Scene: Carmel Holt on New Years Eve at co-hosts René de Roneque and John McKinney’s colorful party at John’s home built in 1723 in uptown Kingston, New York. The authentic stone construction dates back to pre-Revolution days. It has withstood the Revolutionary War and the 1777 burning of Kingston. The warm interior defined by wide plank floors, […]

My Woodstock Story

Scene: My Woodstock Program Magazine from 1969. I loved going downtown to this magazine and newspaper store by the train station when I was young to look at the publications and to buy the Village Voice. I was reading the Village Voice in the summer of 1969 and read about the Aquarian Exposition: 3 Days of Peace & Music, […]