Auction Prices That Take Your Breath Away

Sale prices that wildly exceed expectations give a jolt of excitement to art auctions. In the prepandemic days of live audiences, a gasp from the crowd might be heard. Though much of the action has moved online, those moments can still send ripples through the art world.

In the last few years, a wave of energy has emanated from a group of 40-and-under contemporary artists whose work has rocketed to enormous prices soon after their first appearance in sales at the big auction houses — in some cases before they have had solo museum shows or passed other milestones on

The 10 Best-Dressed Men of the Week

Whether 2020 is bringing out your minimalist side or your wildest fashion instincts, we’re all in this—and our face masks—together. Here are the biggest fits of the week coming to you from Venice Film Festival, the NBA bubble, and a house party in Texas. 

Gotham

Jacob Elordi

What we sincerely hope we look like when we roll out of the house in a truly haphazard combination of athletic wear and vintage.

Dev Hynes

Wearing a shirt, tie, and slacks on a Citi Bike in the late summer heat? That’s a big fit. 

Justin Bieber

When your accessories are a …

Yes, Yohji Yamamoto x Supreme Is Actually Happening

In late August, rumors began spinning through the voluble Supreme social media rumor mill that the streetwear powerhouse would soon release a collection with the legendary Japanese designer Yohji Yamamoto. Now, after weeks of speculation, it is confirmed: Yohji Yamamoto is Supreme’s latest collaborator.

“A master craftsman with a rebellious spirit, Yohji’s transformative impact is felt far beyond the runway,” an announcement on Supreme’s website states, describing his “masterful draping and playful androgyny.” The collection, which will be available on Thursday, September 17 (and the 19th in Japan), is heavy on outerwear, with a leather jacket, work jacket, and parka, …

You Ask, We Answer! Naturi Naughton Rocked a $3,950 Balmain Dress on Sunday Night’s Episode of ‘Power Book II: Ghost’

Everyday, our inbox is flooded with wardrobe queries on celebrities from regular street style to television shows. For our latest “You ask, We answer”, a reader expressed, “Hello Fashion Bomb, I need your held finding this dress. My bday is approaching, please help!”

No problem! Naturi Naughton was spotted on last night’s episode of Power Book II: Ghost as her character Tasha St. Patrick in a $3,950 Balmain draped crepe and polka dot tulle dress while attending the funeral of the character known as Ghost. This look was styled by show’s costume designer, Frank Fleming.

Shop the dress on Balmain’s …

Taina Williams Posed With Beau G Herbo in $1,690 Pink Fendi Logo Dress and Tom Ford Padlock Sandals!

Over the weekend, Taina Williams and G Herbo were spotted cozied up with each other in coordinating pink looks! Let’s get into the details of Taina’s look:

Taina Williams posed in a $1,690 pink Fendi viscose and cotton dress paired with a pair of $890 nude Tom Ford Padlock sandals (sold out).

Shop her dress below:

Thoughts on her look?

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On the Eve of New York Fashion Week, What’s Next?

Last season, the rising tide of Covid-19 lapped at fashion’s heels as the style set moved from city to city, show to show. In New York, Chinese designers, stuck at home, missed their collection bow; as Milan began, one Italian had died of the virus. By the end of that week, Armani had decided to hold a show with no audience. In Paris, parties were canceled, masks handed out and ushers stood tall with big vats of hand sanitizer. Then, just after everyone scattered for home, the pandemic began.

This season everything has changed. Most of the shows will be

The Woman Taking Over TikTok at the Toughest Time

Six weeks ago, as TikTok grappled with escalating tensions between the United States and China, the social media app’s top executives huddled together to figure out their next steps.

Vanessa Pappas, 41, was worried. TikTok’s North American business, which she has run since 2018, was dealing with an uproar. President Trump had threatened to ban TikTok because of its Chinese owner, ByteDance, and many of the more than 100 million people who use TikTok in the United States were up in arms.

So in the early hours of Aug. 1, Ms. Pappas recorded a 59-second video from her home office

Claire’s Life: Celebrating Ming Lee’s Birthday with Karen Civil, Alonzo Arnold, Arian Simone, and more Wearing a Denim Corset Top and Skirt by Broken Land Co

So Atlanta is open! And on Friday night, boss Bombshell and hair magnate Ming Lee held a Casino themed party at the Gathering Spot. The guest list read like a who’s who of who’s hot on Instagram.

Take a look:

Hairstylist extraordinaire Alonzo Arnold posed in money printed pants next to boutique owner Hello Barbie.

Marketing mogul Karen Civil blessed the scene in Dior x Nike kicks and a matching Dior book tote.

Bomb!

Stylist Sir Joe Exclusive and Tiarra Monet were in the house!

Stylist No IG Jeremy stopped by in all black uplifted by a sheer white jacket.…

Splurge: Keke Palmer’s Instagram Dolce & Gabbana Leopard Print Poplin Top and Bird of Paradise Print Tube Skirt

Keke Palmer was spotted on the ‘gram in a $625 Dolce & Gabbana Poplin top with leopard print and a $1,245 Lightweight longuette tube skirt with bird of paradise print, styled by @maikeeb_kills.

She paired with $275 Area large classic round hoops.

Her top has a Leopard motif, a Front decorative bow, and a Sweetheart neckline.

The colorful bird of paradise softens on the evanescent silk veil of this iconic tube skirt. 

Love it?

Get her top at The Italist, and her skirt from Dolce & Gabbana.

What do you say? 

Images: @Keke

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Spice Up Your Pandemic Love Life

For many people, the monotony of the last 160-plus days has depleted just about everything. You aren’t alone if you barely recognize yourself, let alone your partner and the special qualities that attracted you to him or her in the first place. Stress and worries over health or financial hardship might have increased, and romance and excitement in your daily life may have disappeared.

“Newness, curiosity and diversions are things we don’t have right now,” said Kathryn Smerling, a couples therapist in New York City. “During Covid, couples have become lazy. They’re required to do a lot of things but