It may be difficult to imagine planning the Met Gala for Vogue
, expanding Fashion Week to Lincoln Center, and running a consulting business that boasts your own name. But all of these lofty accomplishments are just par for the course for Stephanie Winston Wolkoff. Yes, SWW has become something of an industry icon, always dressed to the nines
, always ready for any crazy situation (we'll let your imagination run wild with that one), and always with an engaged note-taking assistant (or two) shuffling behind her.
And so, it was with this in mind that we invited ourselves over to her immaculate Upper East Side apartment to see how this do-it-all events guru entertains in her own decked-out abode. Suffice it to say, what we found measured up to — and exceeded — our most robust expectations. Get ready for a trove of statement jewels that would make Anna Dello Russo jealous
, and an art collection that could look right at home in the Met. Plus, SWW dishes her secrets for breaking into the biz, the lessons she learned at Vogue, and the city's best hidden gems.
Photographed by Mindy Best