Now Accepting Reservations: Four Seasons Resort and Residences Anguilla Unveils Special Offers for Fall/Winter 2016

Be Among The First to Experience The Newest Four Seasons in The Caribbean When It Re-opens This October

Just when things start to get chilly further north, one of the Caribbean’s finest beachfront resorts will reopen with a new name and a new attitude. Debuting this October, the new Four Seasons Resort and Residences Anguilla is extending several limited-time offers to welcome sunseekers to the beautiful island of Anguilla, and introduces new features and experiences to those who already know it well.

Aerial View of the new  Four Seasons Resort and Residences Anguilla

Aerial View of the new Four Seasons Resort and Residences Anguilla

Visiting Anguilla means enjoying its natural beauty, its beaches, its infinite ways to explore the brilliant blue waters, and basking in the island’s laid-back, low-key spirit. Friendly Anguillians generously share their cuisine and culture, from a passion for dominoes and boat racing to the vibrant music scene and colorful Caribbean festivals. So a list of Things-to-Do in Anguilla is less about going places and more about being there.

Four Seasons Resort and Residences Anguilla General Manager Ilse Harley

Four Seasons Resort and Residences Anguilla General Manager Ilse Harley

Here in Anguilla, the warmth comes not just from the sun, but from the people who call the island home,” says General Manager Ilse Harley, who has just relocated here with her young family. “It will be our pleasure to extend the friendly welcome we’ve received to our first guests, and in the spirit of celebration, we’re offering some very special introductory packages.”

With a range of accommodations from garden-view guest rooms to five-bedroom beachfront villas with private pools, Four Seasons Resort and Residences Anguilla offers 98 sleek and spacious guest rooms and suites, 4 townhouses, 33 residences and 31 villas – 80% with views of the Caribbean Sea. The wide selection of multi-bedroom accommodations makes the Resort perfect for families, while couples love the sense of romantic seclusion in options like the Rooftop Studio.

Four Seasons Resort and Residences Anguilla  - Sunset Pool

Four Seasons Resort and Residences Anguilla – Sunset Pool

While there, you can ease back and embrace the beauty of Anguilla from a large, furnished sun deck, most with private plunge pool. All accommodations include marble bathrooms with a deep soaking tub and oversized shower.

THE RESIDENCES: The Residences, including the Three-Bedroom Penthouse, Three-Bedroom Ocean-View Residences, Two-Bedroom Ocean-View Residence, and One-Bedroom Ocean-View Residence, range between 131 and 342 square meters (1,407 and 3,679 square feet), making them ideal for up to eight guests. Each is designed with a kitchen, comfortable living and dining areas, and one or more amply furnished sun decks. Bathrooms in the three-bedroom Penthouse feature outdoor showers.

Four Seasons Resort and Residences Anguilla - Villa Accomodations

Four Seasons Resort and Residences Anguilla – Villa Accommodations

THE VILLAS: Three-, Four- and Five-bedroom villas (Five-Bedroom Beachfront Villa, Four-Bedroom Beachfront Villa, Four-Bedroom Oceanfront Villa, Four-Bedroom Blufftop Villa and The Three-Bedroom Beachfront Villa), situated near the water’s edge on the beach or bluffs, range from 180 to 309 square meters (1,938 to 3,331 square feet) and comfortably house up to 12 guests. A gourmet kitchen, indoor and outdoor dining areas, and an infinity pool with a deck and whirlpool are among the luxurious design features.

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Four Seasons Resort and Residences Anguilla – RoofTop Suites Accommodations

Ocean-View Rooftop Studio Suites feature a long, open floor plan spanning 70 square meters (750 square feet), as well as a custom-designed four-poster king bed. The modern marble bathroom boasts double sinks, a deep soaking tub and an oversized walk-in shower. Outside, a spiral staircase from the balcony leads to a spacious rooftop sundeck where guests can enjoy the ocean view from a private plunge pool or two chaises lounges.

Four Seasons Resort and Residences Anguilla - Guest Room Accomodations

Four Seasons Resort and Residences Anguilla – Guest Room Accommodations

Enjoy dedicated living and sleeping spaces in the property’s One-Bedroom Ocean-View Suites. Unwind in the chic living room, complete with a sofa, two armchairs and a coffee table. A discrete kitchenette lets you make a cup of coffee or prepare snacks for the family. The spacious bathroom centers around a custom-designed four-poster king bed and leads to the suite’s outdoor balcony, where a private plunge pool, two chaises lounges. and a majestic ocean view await.

The Four Seasons Executive One-Bedroom Ocean-View Suite offers dedicated living and sleeping areas. Unwind in the comfortable living room, complete with a sofa, two armchairs, flat-screen TV and dining table for four. A discrete kitchenette lets you prepare food and beverages. The suite’s ocean-view balcony boasts a private plunge pool and two chaises lounges.

Enjoy dedicated living and sleeping spaces in the Two-Bedroom Ocean-View Suites. Unwind in the chic living room, complete with a sofa, two armchairs and a coffee table. The two spacious bedrooms boast custom-designed furniture with ocean views, as well as private marble bathrooms.

Dip into your private plunge pool on the outdoor sundeck of your Ocean-View Studio Room. Starting from 486 square feet (45 square meters), Studio Rooms are an airy oasis, complete with custom-designed bedroom furniture and a marble bathroom featuring double sinks, a deep soaking tub and an oversized walk-in shower. Continue reading

Baxter of California Launches New Men’s Grooming Video Series

Baxter of California, the Los Angeles-based men’s grooming company announced that they will launch a new educational video series that addresses the many personal care questions men have in a humorous and witty way. Titled “WTF,” the series will initially include 10 videos that cover a variety of topics, that are then answered with the same satire and hyperbole that it’s “tongue in cheek” name would suggest.

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The first video in the series debuted on August 24th and officially kicked off “WTF Wednesdays.” The first video, which stars Comedian Justin Martindale (who has written for the legendary Joan Rivers on E!’s Fashion Police,) answered the question “What is the difference between anti-perspirant and deodorant?

Each week following, Baxter of California will release a new video in the series on their YouTube channel and social media networks. The WTF Video Series will also feature Tobias Jelinek, who most recently appeared as the lead agent in the Netflix hit series “Stranger Things,” as well as comedian Karl Hess and actor Jay Ali.

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Screenshot from the first episode of Baxter’s of California’s new WTF Video Series, a new educational video series that addresses the many personal care questions men have in a humorous and witty way.

Baxter of California is on a mission to innovate how men get educated on grooming. We know our core consumer, the Millennial man, resonates with content that entertains him as well as provides factual and relevant information. We are excited to release our groundbreaking “WTF Video Series” as a testament to Baxter of California becoming the prominent resource for all things grooming,” said Nathan Puksta, Head of Baxter of California and Baxter Finley Barber & Shop.

In addition to the WTF Video Series, Baxter of California will launch BAXTERPEDIA™, an online destination that will house answers to common grooming questions via videos, blog posts, glossary of terms, and much more. Set to debut mid-September, BAXTERPEDIA™ will allow customers access to existing content, as well as the opportunity to submit their own questions and be a part of Baxter of California’s content development

Founded in 1965, Baxter of California was one of the first companies to seriously address men’s grooming needs. Its innovative products for men are available at lifestyle stores, apothecaries, better barber shops and online at baxterofcalifornia.com, as well as at Baxter Finley Barber & Shop in Los Angeles, which features classic barbering services alongside a selected collection of men’s grooming products.

Sephora Opens Its 400th Store And Brings Its “Teach, Inspire And Play” Approach To Chicago’s Michigan Avenue

On Friday, August 26th, Sephora brought its innovative BEAUTY TIP (Teach, Inspire, Play) WORKSHOP Concept Store to the Midwest with the opening of its new Michigan Avenue store (Sephora Michigan Avenue, 605 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611, Phone: 312-649-9343. Store Hours: Mon-Sat: 10 am to 9 pm, Sun: 11 am to 7 pm). Chicago’s revolutionary new shopping experience will be the fourth Sephora BEAUTY TIP Workshop in the U.S., joining San Francisco’s Powell Street, Boston’s Prudential Center, and Toronto’s Yorkdale Shopping Centre locations which opened within the last year, and marks the global beauty retailer’s 400th free-standing SEPHORA store in North America.
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Sephora Michigan Avenue’s BEAUTY TIP WORKSHOP, an all-new 10,040 square foot street-level store, is Sephora’s fourth largest and reflects the next-generation of the continuously evolving Sephora experience. The virtual paradise of endless beauty options includes an exciting footprint that’s both distinctive and intuitive, with over 13,000 products, and a pioneering store environment rooted in discovery and innovation. This includes a wide array of services and classes that will make a visit to the store a one-of-a-kind, individualized experience, every time.

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Find the lip, foundation and concealer colors for your skintone with Color IQ (Photo Credit: Sephora)

We’re thrilled to expand our re-imagined Sephora Beauty TIP Workshop experience to Chicago’s Michigan Avenue, one of the premier shopping destinations in the country,” said Calvin McDonald, President & CEO of Sephora Americas. “Every detail works collectively to create a space for our clients to Beauty Together, offering an incomparable level of integrated physical and digital designed to teach and inspire our community of beauty enthusiasts, partnered with an unparalleled assortment of prestige-only beauty that engages them to play and discover what works best for them.”

Sephora’s re-imagined store concept features The Beauty Workshop, the striking “heart” of the store design, and an integral part of the TIP experience. The sleek table acts as a central workstation where clients come together to learn via group beauty classes with Sephora’s educated facilitators, leverage tutorials and Sephora Virtual Artist technology on integrated iPad stations, or gather inspiration from The Beauty Board, Sephora’s own shop-able gallery showcasing user-generated content via a large digital screen. Each station is equipped with its own product, iPad, USB port and wifi, so clients can play, browse and share looks on the digital screen and online, right from their seat.

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BOSTON, MA – FEBRUARY 04: The Beauty Workshop – General atmosphere at the Sephora Prudential Center Pre-opening event on February 4, 2016 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Paul Marotta/Getty Images for Sephora)

The new 14-seat Sephora Beauty Studios serve as the place for one-on-one makeovers with Sephora experts, and will feature the debut of Sephora’s NEW Digital Makeover Guide, an interactive face chart that is a record of the specific service the client received combined with customized product and application tips, and is delivered directly to the client via email, making it the first digital take-home-tool to be offered by Sephora. At the Beauty Studio, clients will enjoy large stations featuring Sephora + Pantone Color IQ touchscreens for foundation, lip and concealer shade matching, and new mirror and canopy lighting fixtures for maximum light exposure. The Beauty Studio is staffed with trained Senior Artists, and to ensure the makeover is the most convenient, clients can drop by to check makeover availability or book a premium service at one of the 14 beauty studio seats before they come in using Sephora’s client reservation system available through www.sephora.com, Sephora mobile web and the Sephora app.

Sample scent categories with Sephora’s exclusive InstaScent Techology

Sample scent categories with Sephora’s exclusive InstaScent Techology

The new store will also be the first to offer a completely NEW Fragrance Studio experience, featuring Fragrance IQ enhanced with the first-to-market sensory technology, InstaScent. Developed in partnership with 5th Screen Digital, and available exclusively at Sephora, InstaScent allows clients to explore 18 scent families through an innovative, dry air delivery system. Clients can now explore scent families before trying individual fragrances with our fragrance experts. As clients move through the Fragrance Studio, they can choose to sample favorites, have their purchases gift wrapped, and even customize their bottle with complimentary engraving.

Learn a new look at The Beauty Workshop Table’s iPad Station

Learn a new look at The Beauty Workshop Table’s iPad Station

Additionally, skincare consultations will take place at The Skincare Studio. Sephora Michigan Avenue is one of the first stores in the fleet to feature this newest client service fixture, complete with a working sink and four well-lit seated stations to ease facilitation of the Sephora’s client-favorite Mini Facial service. A touchscreen station is also affixed to the area for instant access to Sephora’s exclusive Skincare IQ diagnostic, helping clients determine the best products based on their skin concerns and demystifying the wide range of highly effective product choices Sephora offers.

The Sephora BEAUTY TIP WORKSHOP also boasts digital signage throughout the store, as well as brighter lighting, a larger cash wrap, additional mobile POS stations, easier-to-shop fixtures, enhanced gifting stations, and more impactful brand imagery.

Exclusive Merchandise Assortment Enhances TIP Experience

Sephora Michigan Avenue is the destination for iconic, cult and emerging prestige beauty brands, including exclusives such as: Atelier Cologne, Belif, BITE Beauty, Black Up, Cover FX, Drunk Elephant, Erborian, IGK, Kat Von D Beauty, Madam C.J. Walker, Beauty Culture, Nest, Ouai, The Estée Edit by Estée Lauder and Too Cool For School.

Additionally, Sephora Michigan Avenue features a large assortment of SEPHORA COLLECTION makeup, skincare, tools and accessories, including new and exciting products that further expand the assortment all displayed with enhanced brand fixtures.

Sephora is a leader in global beauty retail, teaching and inspiring clients to play in a world of beauty. It has earned its reputation with its expertise, innovation, and entrepreneurial spirit, and has been changing the face of prestige cosmetics since its debut in Paris in the early 1970’s. Now with 400 stores in the Americas—including US, Canada, Mexico, and Brazil—plus 500 inside JCPenney, Sephora has become a leading international beauty destination with over 2,000 locations in 31 countries, plus an award-winning website and an intuitive mobile app. Clients have the opportunity to play with 14,000 products from 200 carefully curated brands, featuring indie darlings, emerging favorites, trusted classics, and Sephora’s private label, SEPHORA COLLECTION. In store, the client receives personalized recommendations from the IQ system, and at the Beauty Studio she explores her look with makeovers, complimentary classes, hands-on events, and one-on-one consultations. Online she interacts with an inclusive beauty community on the award-winning Beauty Board, interactive Beauty Talk, and The Sephora Glossy blog.

WATERHOUSE & DODD Announces Major Exhibition of Photographs, Xavier Guardans: Self-Portraits and Accompanying Book Launch

Exhibition Dates: September 9 – 30, 2016 at 960 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10021

This September, Waterhouse & Dodd, the international dealership with galleries in Europe and the USA, presents a major exhibition in New York of black and white photographs by renowned artist Xavier Guardans. An avid traveler and explorer, Guardans spent a decade traveling the globe shooting a wide variety of landscapes and rock formations, each one incorporating a beautiful nude.

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The forty-five works on view are definitively not [just] images of nudes gratuitously decorating the wild outdoors. The landscapes exhibited range from Japan, China, and Patagonia, to Utah and California, simultaneously exposing the inter-connectedness between natural beauty and our relationship to our surroundings. Guardans himself notes that the series is “A story of interchangeable roles, in search of a silent common ground.”

Ray Waterhouse, Guardans’ dealer, says, “The works really are a three way collaboration between artist, model and landscape. The integration of the women in the diverse landscapes is incredibly creative – the girls are portrayed both as gorgeous women and anonymous accompaniments to rock formations.”

Waterhouse also acclaims the sheer quality of these stunning photographs, “Xavier’s work is beautiful, unique, technically brilliant, and also, sexy. The quality of the printing, rich in contrasts, means that the digital reproductions you see on a screen in no way convey the amazing quality and detail of the actual fine art photographs. These works have to be seen in person.” Continue reading

Newseum Will Host Annenberg Space for Photography’s ‘REFUGEE’ Exhibit, Illuminating Global Plight of the Displaced

On November 18, 2016, the Newseum, in partnership with the Annenberg Space for Photography, will open “REFUGEE,” a groundbreaking exhibit that illuminates the plight of refugees through powerful and evocative photographs. In images created solely for the exhibit by five internationally acclaimed photographers who traveled across five continents — Lynsey Addario, Omar Victor Diop, Graciela Iturbide, Martin Schoeller and Tom Stoddart — “REFUGEE” depicts the lives of diverse populations dispersed and displaced throughout the world and includes stunning portraits of the new Americans, refugees recently settled in the United States. The exhibit will be on display through March 12, 2017.Newseum Logo

Sixty-five million people around the world are displaced, according to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). This exhibit presents a full range of global refugee experiences through singular and compelling images taken in Bangladesh, Cameroon, Colombia, Croatia, Germany, Greece, Mexico, Myanmar, Serbia, Slovenia and the United States.

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A father celebrates his family’s safe passage to Lesbos after a stormy crossing over the Aegean Sea from Turkey. “REFUGEE,” a groundbreaking exhibit that illuminates the plight of refugees through powerful and evocative photographs will open at the Newseum on Nov. 18. (C)Tom Stoddart

The photographs capture the hope and resolve of refugees in the face of dehumanizing and life-threatening persecution.

The Artists

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Lynsey Addario, 2015, Say Tha Mar Gyi, Myanmar. A.* cooks in her family home in Say Tha Mar Gyi Camp. She is married, but her husband left her within the last year to return to his family. *Name withheld for protection.

Pulitzer Prize and MacArthur Fellowship-winning photographer Lynsey Addario documented the Rohingya people, a disenfranchised Muslim population in the predominantly Buddhist nation of Myanmar. Known for her captivating imagery in such publications as The New York Times, National Geographic and Time magazine, Addario was recently named one of American Photo Magazine‘s top five most influential photographers of the past 25 years.

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Omar Victor Diop, 2015, Mbile refugee site, Cameroon. Young Ibrahima has spent his entire life in Mbile. When his mother, Hawa, fled the Central African Republic, she had to make the long, difficult journey while pregnant. They still have no news of his father’s whereabouts. Hawa hopes that Ibrahima will get an education and look after her in her old age.

Omar Victor Diop presents photographs of refugees from the Central African Republic who were forced to flee to Cameroon. Known for his work in fashion photography, Diop’s work comprises conceptual projects, including staged portraiture and self-portraiture, with visual references ranging from classical European paintings to post-colonial African studio photography.

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Graciela Iturbide Buenaventura, Colombia, 2015.  Children in Puente Nayero play an improvised game of table football. The success of the Puente Nayero Humanitarian Space has encouraged residents on the neighboring street of Punta Icaco to begin organizing to create their own humanitarian space.

Fine-art photographer Graciela Iturbide photographed settlements of Central American refugees in Mexico and displaced communities in Colombia. One of the most prolific Mexican photographers of any generation, Iturbide has participated in group exhibitions throughout the world.

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Martin Schoeller, New York, New York, 2016. New Americans: Portraits of refugees who have recently resettled in the United States as part of the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program. From left to right: Bhimal, 42, Bhutan; Maryna, 27, Belarus; Patricia, 22, Democratic Republic of the Congo. ©Martin Schoeller

Martin Schoeller‘s detailed, close-range photographic portraits of everyday people, iconic entertainment personalities and political and cultural figures, as well as his photographic essays and books, have made him a distinctive and singular presence in the field of contemporary photographic portraiture. For “REFUGEE,” Schoeller has turned his unique stylistic lens to capture portraits of resettled refugees in the United States for a section of the exhibit titled “New Americans. Continue reading

The Met Extends Hours for Final Weekend of Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology

Exhibition to Remain Open until Midnight on Friday and Saturday, September 2 and 3

Attendance Surpasses 2011’s Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty Exhibition, with 664,328 Visitors to Date

Exhibition Dates: May 5–September 5, 2016 (extended from August 14)

Exhibition Location: The Met Fifth Avenue, Robert Lehman Wing

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Ensemble, Raf Simons (Belgian, born 1968) for House of Dior (French, founded 1947), spring/summer 2015 haute couture; Courtesy of Christian Dior Haute Couture Courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Photo © Nicholas Alan Cope

The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced today extended hours for the final weekend of the popular Costume Institute exhibition Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology. On Friday, September 2, and Saturday, September 3, the exhibition will remain open to the public until midnight. The Museum normally closes at 9 p.m. on Friday and Saturday evenings. The exhibition will end its run on Labor Day, Monday, September 5.

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Dress, Iris van Herpen (Dutch, born 1984), autumn/winter 2013– 14 haute couture; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Purchase, Friends of The Costume Institute Gifts, 2015 (2016.14) Courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Photo © Nicholas Alan Cope

The exhibition, which opened on May 5, has already been extended by three weeks-from August 14 to September 5-and has so far drawn more than 664,328 visitors, surpassing 2011’s Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty to become The Costume Institute‘s second most attended exhibition. Last year’s China: Through the Looking Glass, which drew 815,992 visitors, remains the department’s most popular show and The Met’s fifth most visited exhibition. The McQueen exhibition, the Museum’s ninth most popular show, drew 661,509 visitors. All three were curated by Andrew Bolton, Curator in Charge of The Costume Institute.

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Lower Level Gallery View: Tailleur and Flou © The Metropolitan Museum of Art (Far Left) House of CHANEL (French, founded 1913) Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel (French, 1883–1971) Suit 1963–68, haute couture Machine-sewn ivory wool bouclé tweed, hand-applied navy and ivory wool knit trim handbraided with interlocking chain stitch. Gift of Mrs. Lyn Revson, 1975 (1975.53.7a–e) (Middle Left) House of CHANEL (French, founded 1913) Karl Lagerfeld (French, born Hamburg, 1938) Suit Autumn/winter 2015–16, haute couture 3-D-printed (selective laser sintering) “quilted” polyamide by Materialise, hand-painted with blue, gold, and silver trompe l’oeil tweed pattern, hand-embroidered with braided white, blue, and gold wool, silk, and metal trim, and gold metal buttons with pearls. Courtesy of CHANEL Patrimoine Collection (Middle Right) House of CHANEL (French, founded 1913) Karl Lagerfeld (French, born Hamburg, 1938) Ensemble Autumn/winter 2015–16, haute couture 3-D-printed (selective laser sintering) white polyamide overlay by Materialise, with handstitched clear crystals, lining of black silk crepe de chine hand-embroidered by Lesage with gold synthetic sequins Courtesy of CHANEL Patrimoine Collection (Far Right) House of Balenciaga (French, founded 1937) Cristóbal Balenciaga (Spanish, 1895–1972) Suit Winter 1964, haute couture Machine-sewn black silk synthetic gauze and Lurex matelassé Courtesy Cristóbal Balenciaga Museoa, Getaria, Spain

Manus x Machina explores how designers reconcile the handmade and the machine-made in the creation of haute couture and avant-garde ready-to-wear. It addresses the distinction between the hand (manus) and the machine (machina) as discordant tools in the creative process, and questions the changing delineation between haute couture and ready-to-wear.

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House of Chanel (French, founded 1913) Karl Lagerfeld (French, born Hamburg, 1938) Wedding Ensemble Autumn/winter 2014–15, haute couture Courtesy of CHANEL Patrimoine Collection. This ensemble, which Lagerfeld has described as “haute couture without the couture,” exemplifies the confluence of the hand (manus) and the machine (machina). Made from scuba knit, a synthetic material, the dress is hand molded, machine sewn, and hand finished. Maison Desrues (founded 1929) hand embroidered the buttons with gold, glass, and crystals, and Atelier Montex (founded 1939) hand embroidered the medallion with glass, crystals, paillettes, anthracite cannetilles, and gold leather leaf motifs. The train of scuba knit and silk satin is machine sewn and hand finished. Lagerfeld’s hand-drawn design was digitally manipulated to give it the appearance of a randomized, pixelated baroque pattern and then realized through a complex amalgam of hand and machine techniques. Atelier Lunas (founded 1993) used a heat press to transfer the rhinestones; Atelier Anne Gelbard (founded 1997) painted the gold metallic pigment by hand; and the pearls and gemstones were hand embroidered by Cécile Henri Atelier (founded 1982).

 

During the extended hours, the Museum’s Great Hall Balcony Bar will be open until midnight as well, with appetizers, full bar service, and music by the ETHEL and Friends string quartet. The Met Store‘s exhibition shop adjacent to the galleries will also be open, featuring a range of products inspired by the exhibition, including the exhibition catalogue and an exclusive collection of fashion accessories, jewelry, and publications. The Manus x Machina galleries will be the only galleries in the Museum open to the public during the extended hours.

The Face Of The Future: RoC® Skincare Predicts The Most Wrinkle-Prone Cities In America

Third Annual Wrinkle Ranking Forecasts Cities Most at Risk for Skin Damage by 2040

What will the year 2040 look like? While we can’t imagine the technological advances or geopolitical developments that lie ahead, a new study from anti-aging pioneer RoC® Skincare offers a preview of what you can expect to see when looking in the mirror several decades down the road. And one thing is clear for residents of top U.S. metropolitan areas: the decisions made today can and will impact your skin health in the future.

To shine a light on how these factors affect skin aging, RoC® Skincare has again partnered with independent research firm Sperling’s Best Places for the 2016 RoC® Wrinkle Ranking: a city by city look at the metropolitan areas’ risk for skin damage and premature aging by the year 2040. The analysis is based on factors commonly known to affect skin health – lifestyle, occupational and environmental influences. (***See Detailed Description of Methodology Below)roc®-wrinkle-ranking-forecast-of-2040-climate-breakdown-15-HR

The third annual RoC® Wrinkle Ranking predicts that in the year 2040, Philadelphia will reign as the most wrinkle-prone city in America, thanks to high stress levels, more airborne pollution, lengthy commute times and higher than average smoking rates. On the other end of the spectrum, San Jose will claim the least wrinkle-prone title in 2040, due to its shorter commute time, smaller population size and anticipated shift toward a wetter climate. Following is the full ranking:

2040 Forecast: Most to Least Wrinkle-Prone Cities in America

1. Philadelphia, PA

2. Denver-Aurora, CO

3. Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA

4. Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL

5. Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

6. Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

7. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

8. New York, NY

9. Warren, MI

10. Edison, NJ

11. Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton, OR-WA

12. Pittsburgh, PA

13. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA

14. Nassau County-Suffolk County, NY

15. Boston-Quincy, MA

16. Baltimore-Towson, MD

17. St. Louis, MO-IL

18. Newark, NJ-PA

19. Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA

20. Cambridge-Newton-Framingham, MA

21. Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX

22. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

23. Nashville-Davidson-Murfreesboro-Franklin, TN

24. Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN

25. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA

26. Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

27. Kansas City, MO-KS

28. Indianapolis-Carmel, IN

29. Columbus, OH

30. MiamiMiami Beach-Kendall, FL

31. Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord, NC-SC

32. Orlando-Kissimmee, FL

33. Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

34. Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

35. Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH

36. Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX

37. Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

38. Oakland-Hayward-Berkeley, CA

39. Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, CA

40. Austin-Round Rock, TX

41. Detroit-Dearborn-Livonia, MI

42. San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA

43. Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, FL

44. San Antonio, TX

45. Santa Ana, CA

46. San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA

47. Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

48. Jacksonville, FL

49. West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Delray Beach, FL

50. San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CAPrint

WRINKLE(S) IN THE FINDINGS: Continue reading