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10:16 am

2014 Whitney Museum Art Party

10/05/2014, Art, Current Affairs, Fashion and Style, Max Mara, Valentino

I had so much fun at the 2014 Whitney Museum Art Party at the Highline Stages the other night. “I need to find a birthday gift for my boyfriend. What should I get him?” asked the lovely Nicky Hilton, who I had dinner with the night before at my friend Tina Craig’s Snob Essentials x HSN bag launch. In attendance are Jane Keltner de Valle, Zoe Saldana, Dree Hemingway, Natalie Joos — her date was really tall and really handsome, Harley Vera-Newton and Maria Giulia Maramotti, all in Max Mara. My favourite highlight of the night, aside from always being outbid by random art buyers, was the photo booth. My friend Eva Chen, in a fabulous MSGM dress, joked that I have a PhD in photo booth posing. Fun times!

Bryanboy attends the 2014 Whitney Museum Art Party
Bryanboy and Jane Keltner de Valle and Bryanboy
Eva Chen and Bryanboy
Jane Keltner de Valle
Eva Chen
Zoe Saldana
Dree Hemingway
Harley Vera-Newton
Maria Giulia Maramotti
Nicky Hilton
Natalie Joos

On me: White shirt by Giorgio Armani, jacket by Giorgio Armani, pocket square by Ermenegildo Zegna, trousers by Valentino, shoes by Belstaff
Photos via Getty Images

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12:00 am

All Aboard The Brooklyn-Bound Christian Dior Ferry

09/05/2014, Celebrity Gossip, Christian Dior, Current Affairs, Events, Fashion and Style, Rihanna

Ladies and gentlemen, the next Brooklyn-bound Dior Ferry will arrive in 2 minutes. The next stop is Brooklyn Navy Yard. Please mind the gap between yourself and the models.

I texted my friend Jane, Glamour Magazine’s new Fashion News Director at 2PM: “Let’s meet at 6:15PM, 35th street pier, if you can. I want to be there early.” We both decided to take the logo-emblazoned chartered ferry (complete with all-white seat covers and cocktails served) to Brooklyn Navy Yard, the venue of yesterday evening’s Christian Dior 2015 cruise fashion show. As we got out of our cars, an army of handsome all-American male model ushers greeted us. They looked cute in double-breasted navy blazers, some dressed in complete sailor ensembles with the Dior insignia patch. I had a hard time stopping myself from using the guys as a backdrop for an instagram shot. A staggering amount of magazine editors, as well as a slew of impeccably-dressed, Dior-clad clients ditched their cars and took that ferry ride with us. I guess people are traumatized (and smarter) from their experience after that major Alexander Wang show in February.

Bryanboy attends the Christian Dior Cruise 2015 fashion show in Brooklyn.
Christian Dior-branded New York City ferry docked on 35th street pier
Caroline Issa attends the Christian Dior Cruise 2015 fashion show in Brooklyn.
Marion Cotillard attends the Christian Dior Cruise 2015 fashion show in Brooklyn.
Marion Cotillard and Rihanna
Rihanna attends the Christian Dior Cruise 2015 fashion show in Brooklyn.
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3:28 pm

Christian Dior Cruise 2015 Collection

08/05/2014, Christian Dior, Fashion and Style, Resort 2015

One doesn’t need a magnifying glass or a pair of prescription glasses to see how crystal clear and precise Raf’s vision is. Christian Dior cruise 2015 was mostly inspired by scarves. It was all right in front of you — angular hemlines, usage of folds, subtle geometric cuts and pattern play. Some of my favourite looks from the very modern collection include the very light, yellow, orange and olive green embroidered organza scarf dresses, the embroidered and printed floral cotton dress worn on top of a black and white silk skirt, the floral-printed, waist-cinching silk basques and of course, the multi-colored tweed (woven so fine and tight) coat with the fringed hem. I also loved the sporty chic silk scarf sandals that was used sparingly throughout the show. J’adore!

Yellow Christian Dior embroidered organza scarf dress
Orange Christian Dior embroidered organza scarf dress
Olive Green Christian Dior embroidered organza scarf dress
A look from Christian Dior Cruise 2015 collection
A look from Christian Dior Resort 2015 by Raf Simons
Print on print looks from Christian Dior Cruise 2015
Christian Dior skirt from Cruise 2015 collection
Christian Dior Tweed Coat from Cruise 2015 collection
Christian Dior Resort 2015 fashion show
Christian Dior Cruise 2015

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4:05 pm

Everyone Was There

07/05/2014, Celebrity Gossip, Events, Fashion and Style

“I have NOT seen you in a year,” the formidable Naomi exclaimed when I greeted her after she walked in with Riccardo Tisci. Monday night was one big blur. A few things I remember happening from that night: dancing with the very pint-size and pretty Reese Witherspoon, admiring Lupita Nyong’o’s dress (looked amazing in real life), stroking Olivier Rousteing’s bare chest, Rihanna coming up to me and shamelessly asking her for a ciggie on the dancefloor (her bodyguard opened a fresh pack from his pocket and lit it for me), sitting on Riccardo’s lap, Anne Hathaway introducing herself to me “Hi, I’m Anne” while I cozied up with Jason Wu and Diane Kruger. Everyone was there. I can’t even! I didn’t wanna be the loser who took photos left, right and center so after a few photos, I kept my phone firmly in my pocket and enjoyed the night.

Bryanboy at the Top of the Standard for the Unofficial 2014 Met Ball After Party
Riccardo Tisci and Naomi Campbell
Joshua Jackson and Diane Kruger
Jason Wu, Diane Kruger and Joshua Jackson
Anne Hathaway and Francisco Costa
Sean Penn and Charlize Theron
Sarah Jessica Parker and Andy Cohen
Ashley Olsen
Rosie Huntington-Whitely and Olivier Rousteing
Dianna Agron
Jay-Z and Beyonce
Lupita Nyong'o
Kate Bosworth
Alexander Wang
Nicole Richie and Bryanboy
Bryanboy sitting on Riccardo Tisci's lap
Diane Kruger, Anne Hathaway, Jason Wu and Bryanboy

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12:00 pm

2014 Met Ball Best Dressed

07/05/2014, Celebrity Gossip, Events, Fashion and Style

Let me share some of my 2014 Met Ball Best Dressed picks. My favourite is Bee Shaffer. She looked regal in Alexander McQueen. Emmy Rossum’s floral Carolina Herrera frock is gorgeous. Kim Kardashian, in Lanvin, also looked great. As for the rest? Karolina Kurkova in Marchesa, Suki Waterhouse in Burberry Prorsum, Arizona Muse in Ralph & Russo, Dakota Johnson in Jason Wu, Lena Dunham in Giambattista Valli, Anne Hathaway in Calvin Klein.

2014 Met Ball Best Dressed Bee Shaffer in Alexander McQueen
2014 Met Ball Best Dressed Karolina Kurkova in Marchesa
2014 Met Ball Best Dressed Emmy Rossum in Carolina Herrera
2014 Met Ball Best Dressed Suki Waterhouse in Burberry Prorsum
2014 Met Ball Best Dressed Arizona Muse in Ralph & Russo Haute Couture
2014 Met Ball Best Dressed Dakota Johnson in Jason Wu
2014 Met Ball Best Dressed Kim Kardashian in Lanvin
2014 Met Ball Best Dressed Lena Dunham in Giambattista Valli
2014 Met Ball Best Dressed Anne Hathaway in Calvin Klein Collection

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1:03 pm

Jason Wu Laser-cut Leather Clutch

29/04/2014, Accessories, Fashion and Style, Handbags, Jason Wu, Spring Summer 2014

You’ve been wearing a lot of white lately, you’re gonna love our gift,” my friend Gustavo squealed as he handed me my present when I celebrated my birthday dinner at the Monarch Room last month. He was right. This gorgeous ivory laser-cut leather “Daphne” clutch by Jason Wu is the most perfect thing ever. It’s slightly roomier than most clutches; it also functions as a chic day piece! I love a good bag that can fit way more than a credit card and a lip gloss tube.

Laser cut leather Jason Wu clutch bag in Bryanboy's apartment
White leather Jason Wu clutch bag
Jason Wu Daphne clutch bag

Click HERE to buy.

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7:12 pm

Backstage at Diesel Fall 2014 Show

07/04/2014, Diesel, Fall Winter 2014, Fashion and Style, Venice

I haven’t seen Nicola Formichetti in months so I was rather excited when I popped backstage at the Arsenale di Venezia, the venue for this season’s Diesel fall 2014 show. “I’m nervous,” he said, after showing me one of the clutch bags modeled after a bible. “Don’t be silly, it’s Diesel, it’s denim,” I replied. His debut collection was built upon three Diesel foundations: rock ‘n’ roll leather, denim and military-utility.

Balaclava mask finale looks at Diesel Fall Winter 2014 Show in Venice
Model Ringo's look at Diesel Fall Winter 2014
Model Philip K's look at Diesel Fall Winter 2014
Denim jacket at Diesel Fall Winter 2014 backstage
Leather and rock n roll board at Diesel Fall Winter 2014
Denim collection at Diesel Fall Winter 2014
Military Utility street style looks at Diesel Fall Winter 2014
Masked denim finale at Diesel Fall Winter 2014 board
Masked military looks at Diesel Fall Winter 2014 board
Studded denim jacket by Diesel
Embellished denim vest by Diesel
Denim vest backstage at Diesel Fall Winter 2014

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7:51 am

Gucci Fall Winter 2014 Menswear

14/01/2014, Fall Winter 2014, Fashion and Style, Gucci

Have you seen the new Gucci fall winter 2014 menswear collection? Watch the full-length fashion show below. I’m living for the skinny trousers, the boxy, jewel-neck sweaters (my favourite is the dark teal shearling number on look #4), the ultra lux caramel brown leather jacket with a fur collar (look 20) and of course, the textured beige coat (look #11). I also love the idea of using a really light gray turtleneck as the base layering piece. Clean, chic and polished.

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5:26 pm

Dolce & Gabbana Fall Winter 2014 Menswear

12/01/2014, Dolce & Gabbana, Fall Winter 2014, Fashion and Style, Menswear

Missed today’s Dolce & Gabbana fall winter 2014 menswear fashion show? Watch the full-length video below.

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11:32 am

See By Chloe Sandals

19/12/2013, Fashion and Style, See by Chloe, Shoes, Shopping

Are you ready for resort? I am! I really am! I think it’s funny how I used to be a huge fan of the winter season. Before moving to New York City almost two years ago, I’ve always envisioned “winter” (from my previous travels, at least) as this gorgeous, glamorous, time of the year when it’s snowing every day and all there is to do is to go around town in gorgeous furs and drink hot tea in front of the fireplace wearing layers and layers of four-ply cashmere. Little did I know it’s not really like that and I would end up miserable in my apartment FOR DAYS AT A TIME because it’s too damn cold to do anything remotely human outside. Don’t get me wrong — I’d rather be cold any time than deal with the heat. It’s no secret that I sweat like a whore in church and it’s not a good lewk. But seriously, the cold temperatures are paralyzing me. I’ve lost all willpower to haul my ass out of the couch.

Enough about the weather. I know there’s a ton of sales going on but I’m not gonna spend a single cent of my hard-earned money towards old merchandise. I did my fall/winter shopping before Thanksgiving and that was the end of my expenditures towards fall. I’m thrilled that new things are slowly trickling in at the stores, especially the resort and pre-collections. FINALLY!

I bought a pair of See by Chloe sandals on Shopbop the other day. I know, I know. Metal shoe trimmings are not going anywhere! I’m going somewhere warm next week and I can’t wait to rock these out. I think this is a terrific addition to my closet.

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See by Chloe sandals, available at Shopbop. Click HERE to buy.

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