The Roaring Twenties are back — at least, they were this past weekend on Governor's Island. Nearly 5,000 guests dressed to the nines in their best Prohibition Era apparel — we're talking fringed dresses, cloche hats, and the works. Now, it's no surprise New Yorkers love a good excuse to dress up, but Michael Arenella's bi-annual Jazz Age Lawn Party is one of those events that really gets people going — thanks to a live band, tap dancers, and never-ending St. Germain cocktails (sorry, 21st Amendment). And, while the scene is actually all that (and more), the costumes are even more to write home about. Click through to see the outfits that brought the Jazz Age back to life.
Braving the seasonal elements can be miserable, but there's no denying this weather does make for some remarkable scenery. Whether it's the snow-capped Alps or a bustling Christmas village in Philly, these sights define in their own special ways what a winter wonderland looks like.
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For fashion designers who do one line incredibly well, the thought of expanding into other areas is always accompanied by a fear of falling short of expectations. Few brands become as well known for menswear as they are womenswear, for example, and accomplishing that in an incredibly short timespan is rarer still. Public read