The T-List: Five Things We Recommend This Week
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Beauty regimen of Prakti founder Pritika Swarup
In the morning, I wash my face with DeviDetox cleanser – which Prakti, my beauty brand, launches in February – then use a hyaluronic acid serum for darker skin from Dr. Barbara Sturm. If I have an event to prepare, I will exfoliate with our PritiPolish; it makes me feel mentally alert. My skin is dry but can be oily and Biologique Recherche Dermopurifying Cream helps to balance it. If I want that “no makeup” look, I start with Le Gel Sourcils Longwear Eyebrow Gel by Chanel, then Giorgio Armani’s Luminous Silk Foundation – you can still see your freckles underneath, which I like. good. Tom Ford creates a Shade and Illuminate palette that totally changes your face and gives it definition. Sometimes, as an eye shadow, I use Laura Mercier Candle Glow Sheer Perfecting Powder and a little bit of Chanel Les Chains Illuminating Blush to add dimension. I use Chanel Le Volume Stretch mascara and brown pencil for my upper waterline and blend it so it looks natural. On my lips, there’s Summer Fridays Lip Balm or, if I want a color, Chanel’s Le Rouge Duo Ultra Tenue, which isn’t too pink and goes well with my skin. For the perfume, I alternate between two of Frederic Malle, Eau de Magnolia and Iris Poudre. My hair is really straight; Oribe Dry Texturizing Spray gives it a lively appearance. At night, if my skin is stressed out from all the makeup, I will use a CeraVe Renovating Facial Cleanser, which cleanses my skin of all the little breakouts but is very gentle. Going through my emails before bed I’ll put on our MahaMask, which comes out in November, or I’ll make my own: one with turmeric, chickpea flour, lemon, honey and yogurt, and another with ground orange zest, glycerin and honey. These are recipes that I have been making for years with my mother, who studied Ayurveda. And because I carry a lot of tension in my shoulders, I get massages at the Exhale Spa on Central Park South in New York City every two weeks; it is both a mental and a physical thing.
For five years now, Israeli chef Ben Zviel and his British partner, Samina Raza, have been raising the culinary profile of Berlin’s trendy Prenzlauerberg district with comfort food with Asian accents at their restaurant Mrs Robinson’s. Recently, they opened a sister establishment around the corner, the all-day Café Frieda bistro, which the couple saw as the kind of intimate enclave they would be tempted to spend their days off. To that end, they created a warm and bright space with terracotta floors and potted plants, an open kitchen with a curved oak bar and a custom sound system – to better showcase their voluminous vinyl record collection. The menu changes throughout the day, with fried eggs with fresh truffle and shio koji butter for breakfast, Rockefeller oysters for lunch and, as part of the dinner menu that kicks off the next day. next week, a suckling pig with clams. In a chockablock district with cozy restaurants, the welcoming atmosphere of Café Frieda – and the homemade sourdough – has nevertheless already won over a devoted audience. Raza says, “Our regulars always tell us that hanging out at Café Frieda feels like you’re on vacation. cafefrieda.de.
look at this
The friendship between artists Bruce Conner and Jay DeFeo has taken on an almost mythical status in the art world. The two met in San Francisco in the 1950s and began a decades-long aesthetic conversation in a variety of mediums, including photocopy collages, which have become so entangled that it can be difficult to determine which artist has. do what. Some of these works – lo-fi, vaguely psychedelic, remarkably composed – are now on display at the Paula Cooper Gallery, but the centerpiece is Conner’s 1967 short, “The White Rose,” which documents the painting’s removal. DeFeo’s signature, “The Rose” – weighing nearly a ton – from his studio using a forklift and strategic removal of the exterior walls. Recorded on Miles Davis’ “Sketches of Spain,” the The film features DeFeo chain smoking and lying on his painting as if in a restless sleep, trying to come to terms with the separation. By the way, “The Rose” can be seen a few blocks south, on the seventh floor of the Whitney Museum of American Art. “Bruce Conner and Jay DeFeo (‘we are not what we seem’)»Is visible until October 23, paulacoopergallery.com.
Carpet with blanket call
Like many people, I moved during the pandemic; Soon after, I was in need of rugs, so I discovered Revival, an affordable online resource for new jutes, old Orientals, and more. Today, the company is expanding and expanding its line with Moroccan beldi rugs, woven by local artisans in the Atlas Mountains using hand-knotted fluffy wool that is “soft and wild and woolly and wobbly “and has a” blanket-like appeal, “says Revival co-founder and CEO Ben Hyman. For the new collection, he and his collaborators created 100 unique rugs, whose patterns feature cheerful asymmetrical shapes and unexpected color combinations. “The weavers’ interpretations had so much vitality and their choices improved the designs,” Hyman adds. “We recognize this [craft] happened long before we arrived, and we all thought the way to get the best result was to step aside and let the artists do their art. Starting at $ 831, revivalrugs.com.
“I never thought fur had a place in luxury,” says Madeline Weeks, who has managed many extravagant designer items during her decades-long tenure as GQ’s fashion director. Today, the stylist and freelance creative director is returning to her fashion design roots (she graduated from Parsons and FIT) while reinforcing her cruelty-free beliefs with the launch of her unisex faux fur brand, First by Madeline. The 15-piece debut collection features bespoke accessories and outerwear: from a country-western style sheepskin vest and leopard-print bob to a decadent long, fabric kimono-style coat. mink-inspired ivory. Handcrafted and made to order in Los Angeles, the designs are lined with vintage silk and flannel, and Weeks prioritize plant-based, recycled, or dead textiles from eco-friendly factories. “I’ve always loved the idea of a throwback to a fur coat that someone could have worn in New York City in the ’60s, but my love of animals outweighed that vision,” she says. “Now I can have this look with a clear conscience. A percentage of the sales will go to Humane Society International. Starting at $ 525, firstbymadeline.com.
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