one beautiful thing about the first warm day of spring is all the interestingpeople it brings out of the woodwork...
springtime in new york is...
is a london born model, cooking show host-- "well dunn" with jourdan dunn--philanthropist and mother. (her son's godmother is karlie kloss.) she spends her free time as an occasional beyoncé backup dancer (see: "yoncé," "xo") and she's a passionate advocate for diversity in the modeling industry.
is the charismatic multi-instrumental musician, composer and now bandleader for the late show with stephen colbert who mixes genres in a way that makes our toes tap tap tap. known for his "love riot" performances on the streets of new york city, jon is also the artistic director-at-large for the national jazz museum in harlem.
...the first curtain calland
is a renaissance woman: an artist, actress and model first discovered when she was a ballet dancer in paris.
...eating lunch on park bench and
is a self-described "geriatric starlet", interior designer, fashion muse, model and rare bird. she’s known not only for her ability to sport red lipstick, oversized specs and armfuls of bangles with serious panache, but for being the star of a metropolitan museum of art costume institute exhibition and subject of the albert maysles documentary iris.
is an illustrator and dedicated eccentric. after enrolling in an art university in boston at age 16, he went on to paris to work for iconic designers in the glamorous pre-digital era of fashion. he’s never without his signature glasses, a bold pattern and a pen.
...getting the scoop over lunch and
is an actress, director, model, photographer and globetrotter. she was born in tennessee and raised in the south, but her photographs and films have taken her across many an ocean. new york is her home now, though, and her preferred bodies of water are central park’s lake (for rowing) and rockaway beach (for swimming).