Optimistic Tones at New York Fashion Week FW21

Virtual runway shows reveal colorful collections with otherworldly elements

Without the demanding structure of an in-person New York Fashion Week schedule, designers were free to debut digital shows, consider events in locations outside NYC or opt out in favor of different, independent presentations. Plenty of big name labels did just that—with several noticeably absent. That left room for emerging and mid-level designers to show some riskier, off-kilter, playful productions. This fashion week, we found ourselves …

Interview: Michelin-Starred Korean Steakhouse Cote’s Restaurateur Simon Kim

As the lauded NYC destination welcomes guests again, its Miami sibling opens for the first time

In NYC‘s Flatiron District, restaurateur Simon Kim’s acclaimed Korean steakhouse concept, COTE, suffuses a convivial atmosphere with fine dining standards. COTE celebrates ingredients of the utmost quality and embraces the joy of sharing a table with loved ones. Through a show-stopping signature meat selection, along with a 1,200+ label wine list and seasonal cocktails from beverage director Victoria James, Kim’s program with executive chef David Shim …

Gossamer + Offhours’ Ultra-Cozy “Dogwalker” Homecoat

A limited edition French Terry garment that feels like "wearing an edible"

NYC-based Offhours makes elevated “inactive wear,” a graduation from loungewear yet a step down from more formal attire. Arguing that loungewear lacks excitement and allure, founders Rebecca Zhou and David McGillivray set out to reimagine the category and cater to the growing demand for clothing that’s comfortable and practical. “While being active is an important part of a healthy, happy life,” the two explain, “the …