Now that it’s officially sweater weather, you can expect us to spend solid time snuggled up on the couch with a little vino and some good ‘ol Netflix. And because our industry makes for some fab eye candy and hilarious drama, here are five fashion documentaries we’re watching and recommend you queue up.
If you’re in a style rut: Iris (2015)
After watching this little-but-vibrant film featuring Iris Apfel (aka one of fashion’s most revered and loved souls), you will be inspired to experiment with your closet, not be afraid to mix a Mickey Mouse denim shirt with Versace and overall dress in whatever makes you happy. As she says, “It’s better to be happy than be well dressed.” She’s sharp, she’s witty and you’ll simply melt as
If you’re inclined so say “nope” at the prospect of having sand between your toes or going bikini clad, we got you.
Off the beaten Labor Day path, just an hour north of NYC is open-air (and then some) sculpture garden Storm King, fit for culture-junkies, beach haters and nature lovers alike.
Fast facts: Founded in 1960, the nonprofit was originally a dedicated museum to the Hudson River School but changed its tune in 1966 when it started placing sculptures directly in the landscape to capitalize on the surroundings and distant views.
With expansive views and unparalleled art, we lay out what to see and where to stay ahead. You will probably still get a little sun, but we think the
Opening up about her experience in the public and private eye, the legendary writer narrates her journey from childhood in Sacramento to the wildly successful writing partnership with her late husband, John Gregory Dunne and beyond.
With the NYC heatwave going strong, we’re taking our weekend to the Highline for a dose of food and culture with a waterfront breeze.
Enter Santina. Settled directly under the High Line, Mario Carbone, Rich Torrisi and Jeff Zalaznick’s latest restaurant is turning it out with coastal Italian cuisine and a quirky-chic setting. Go for their signature Cecina appetizer, stay for the coconut iced coffee.
Conveniently enough, modern art is right next door. No doubt the new Whitney should be on everyone’s “summer must” list, but the Santina/Whitney combo is unbeatable. Go for the Renzo Piano architecture and waterfront views, stay for the Mary Heilmann: Sunset installation (pictured below).