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Where I Work: Harlem’s Focus Lighting illuminates the field of architectural lighting design

Where I Work: Harlem’s Focus Lighting illuminates the field of architectural lighting design

sqft’s series “Where I Work” takes us into the studios, offices, and off-beat workspaces of New Yorkers across the city. In this installment, we’re touring the Harlem office of architectural lighting design firm Focus Lighting. Want to see your business featured here? Get in touch! After spending many years designing theatrical lighting, Paul Gregory decided to transition into the world of architectural lighting. He started his career working on nightclubs and in , founded his own firm in his neighborhood of Harlem. Eight years later, Paul…

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Estate auction of fashion designer Oleg Cassini reveals trove personal letters from Jackie Kennedy

Estate auction of fashion designer Oleg Cassini reveals trove personal letters from Jackie Kennedy

By the time of his death in , Oleg Cassini had earned his reputation as a legendary Lothario who seduced some of the twentieth century s most celebrated women. He was engaged to Grace Kelly, married to Gene Tierney, had affairs with Marilyn Monroe, Betty Grable, Lana Turner and became famous as Jacqueline Kennedy s personal couturier during the halcyon days of Camelot. In the -years since Cassini s passing; a battle over his $million estate, waged between his widow,…

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Kate Middleton, Meghan Markle’s Most Iconic Fashion Moment In 2019 Revealed [PHOTOS]

Kate Middleton, Meghan Markle’s Most Iconic Fashion Moment In 2019 Revealed [PHOTOS]

Kate Middleton had her most influential fashion moment earlier this year. The Duchess of Cambridge is very popular for her fashion choices. She never fails to wow the royal fans whenever she steps out for an official royal engagement. According to Latifa Yedroudj of Express, Middleton has her most influential fashion moment in March when she wore an elegant red Catherine Walker coat dress. The Duchess of Cambridge sported the event at the Commonwealth Service on Commonwealth Day at Westminster…

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For New York Men’s Fashion, Small Is Beautiful

For New York Men’s Fashion, Small Is Beautiful

Last Saturday afternoon, the designer Alan Eckstein, 34, was busy installing an interior decorating project he took on as a bill payer. Afterward he pulled an all-nighter at his studio, putting finishing touches on outfits for the Timo Weiland men’s wear show. On Sunday, he took a five-hour paying D.J. gig at the One Hotel in the Dumbo neighborhood of Brooklyn. Then on Monday, he was on hand for the Timo Weiland presentation, for which he also did the casting,…

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Drapers Sustainable Fashion 2020 launches

Drapers Sustainable Fashion 2020 launches

While the fashion industry is starting to turn up the dial on its sustainability efforts, and despite the significant progress being made by brands and retailers to minimise their negative impact, there is still a long way to go. Positive change is urgently needed and now is the time to work together to find solutions to the fashion industry’s environmental and social influence – together we can collaborate for change. Drapers Sustainable Fashion 2020 will bring together the most sustainable…

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Commentary: Proposed drug price caps would stall health care advances

Commentary: Proposed drug price caps would stall health care advances

Imagine if the Maine Legislature decided that large pickup trucks were becoming too expensive for the working-class people who drive them. Then imagine that legislators established a commission designed to study the costs to manufacture and sell these trucks. After careful study, the commission then concluded that large pickups produce a $3,000 profit per truck for their manufacturers.  Finally, the commission then established an upper price limit on pickups sold in Maine that was $3,000 below the average price at…

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Express Scripts’ Accredo specialty pharmacy expands in Hawaii

Express Scripts’ Accredo specialty pharmacy expands in Hawaii

PHARMACY Get all the latest industry news in your inbox. Express Scripts today announced that its specialty pharmacy, Accredo, will open a new location in Honolulu to provide high-touch pharmacy care to people living with chronic, complex health conditions, such as multiple sclerosis, cancer and hemophilia. With this new location, Accredo’s pharmacies will total 28 across the United States. The new pharmacy, slated to open this summer, will offer a range of services, including walk-in consultations with a pharmacist, home…

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Stripes announces sale of last commemorative Selena cup

Stripes announces sale of last commemorative Selena cup

The last commemorative Selena cup is finally going on sale at Stripes, the convenience store chain announced. The ‘Selena Forever’ cup is the third and final cup in the company’s series and will be on sale for $3.99 Saturday. Fans can start lining up at 8 a.m. on Saturday to secure a cup at all participating Stripes stores in Texas and Louisiana. The new cup features a close-up shot of Selena Quintanilla-Pérez, who is often referred to as the “Queen…

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I won’t listen to Michael Jackson’s music anymore. But I’ll still watch Woody Allen’s movies. Here’s why.

I won’t listen to Michael Jackson’s music anymore. But I’ll still watch Woody Allen’s movies. Here’s why.

The credible evidence presented in HBO’s new four-part documentary about Michael Jackson, Leaving Neverland, wasn’t my final straw. Rather, Wade Robson and Jimmy Safechuck’s accounts of the years of molestation and rape they survived at Jackson’s home was the nail in an already-shut coffin. As much as I once loved “Billie Jean,” the testimonies only confirmed that I can no longer listen to Jackson’s music as if it exists in a vacuum. Yet I can’t universally declare boycotts when allegations…

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Montpelier Artist Hope Sharp Captures Weddings in Oil Paint

Montpelier Artist Hope Sharp Captures Weddings in Oil Paint

Two willowy women in long pink dresses occupy a narrow vertical canvas in Hope Sharp’s Montpelier studio. The painting is unfinished, but it already conveys a private moment between the women, whose heads bend toward each other as if in whispered conversation. Their identical gowns suggest the pair might be bridesmaids. But they’re not specific individuals, Sharp says — “This is just one I made up.” A painting hanging nearby features a man and woman dancing — a father and…

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