CAROLINE TELL

Wicket Cool

England’s Kent and Curwen, famous for its circa-1930 cricket sweater, modernizes its lineup. When Kent and Curwen hired Simon Spurr as its creative director last fall, it was expected that he would bring a new look to the staid English brand, whose staple items have long been regimental ties, polo shirts, and cricket sweaters. Spurr, who […]

Jewelry That Makes a Statement

Since 1999, when Florentine artist and jewelry designer Ippolita Rostagno launched her New York–based fine jewelry company, Ippolita, it has been a top seller at Bergdorf Goodman, Saks Fifth Avenue, and other luxury retailers. Now, for the first time, Ippolita can claim a home of its own with the opening of its first retail store, […]

Richie Notar of Nobu Opens His First Solo Venture

Richie Notar is sick of casual dining. The restaurateur who managed the Nobu empire from its start, in 1994, is looking to restore glamour to the New York restaurant world with the opening of his first solo spot, Harlow. “I’m really bored with sitting in a farmhouse with a moose head over me,” says Notar. […]