Eight Up-and-Comers Sparkling in Swarovski Creations

Photographs by DAVE LIEBERMAN | August 20, 2010 | Style & Beauty

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Jill Flint, Jared Scott, Kelly Choi and Michael Bargo

Jill Flint, Actress
Working on: USA’s Royal Pains
Looking forward to: “Going on vacation for the first time in years! And who doesn’t love fall in New York?”

Diane von Furstenberg for 22 Ways to Say Black. High jewelry diamond bracelet, Bulgari (price on request). 730 Fifth Ave.; bulgari.com. Empress bracelet, Bernard K. Passman Galleries ($80,000). Viewpoint, 10 E. 38th St.; vpnyc.com. Swinging circles ring, Yael Sonia ($9,440). 922 Madison Ave.; yaelsonia.com.br. Micro pavé black diamond ring, Dyanne Belle ($8,000). Fragments, 116 Prince St.; fragments.com. T-strap sandals, Gucci ($775). 840 Madison Ave.; gucci.com

Jared Scott, Filmmaker/Musician
Working on: Producing The Fight for Our Lives, a documentary unveiling the American political process, and recording Wake Up, a new album with his band, In Cadeo
Looking forward to:The Fight for Our Lives’ release in late October, when people are about to hit the polls for the midterm elections. Also, starting a new environmental documentary, Power.”
Twitter: “I don’t want any followers.”

Black tuxedo, Dior Homme ($2,900). 17 E. 57th St.; diorhomme.com. Pleated tuxedo shirt, Brioni ($595). 57 E. 57th St.; brioni.com. Bow tie, Isaia ($195). Saks Fifth Avenue, 611 Fifth Ave.; saks.com. White linen pocket square, J.Crew ($42). 484 Broadway; jcrew.com. Watch, Glashütte ($28,000). Wempe, 700 Fifth Ave.; wempe.com. Patent leather tuxedo shoes, Zilli ($1,100). 57 E. 57th St; zilli.fr

Kelly Choi, Emmy award-winning producer/TV host/Food reporter
Working on: “A kids’ restaurants episode of my show, Very Appetizing with Kelly Choi.”
Looking forward to: Traveling to Morocco and Hawaii
Twitter: @kellychoi

3.1 Phillip Lim for 22 Ways to Say Black. Earrings, Irit ($9,500). iritdesign.com. Black diamond cuff, Bochic ($37,500). bochic.com. Caged Coral ring, Sarah Graham ($8,160). Fragments, 116 Prince St.; fragments.com. Serpente ring, Bulgari (5,700). 730 Fifth Ave.; bulgari.com. Black and gold sandals, Gianfranco Ferré (price on request). gianfrancoferre.com

Michael Bargo, Interior Designer
Working on: “Designing my first furniture collection and doing a commercial project as well.”
Looking forward to: “Fall in New York is always my favorite time of year. I find it to be the most inspiring season.”

Navy tuxedo with satin lapels, Prada ($2,775). Similar styles, 724 Fifth Ave.; prada.com. Bow tie, Dolce & Gabbana ($145). 827 Madison Ave.; dolcegabbana.com. Tuxedo shirt with bib, Canali ($350). 25 Broad St.; canali.it. Silk pocket square, Brioni ($90). 57 E. 57th St.; brioni.com. Watch, Cartier ($19,450). 653 Fifth Ave.; cartier.com

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Nicholas Hunt and Damaris Lewis

Nicholas Hunt, Photographer
Working on: “A culture gentrification project with friends from around the world. I’m also moving to Saint Martin for a bit to work on my portfolio in the hopes of one day becoming a National Geographic photographer.”
Looking forward to: The start of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Lincoln Center

Black tuxedo with velvet trim, Louis Vuitton ($2,808). 1 E. 57th St.; louisvuitton.com. White shirt, Express ($60). 7 W. 34th St.; express.com. Velvet bow tie, Giorgio Armani ($225). 717 Fifth Ave.; giorgioarmani.com. Silk dot pocket square, Perry Ellis Portfolio ($29.50). Macy’s, 151 W. 34th St.; macys.com. Cuff-link set, Montblanc ($665). 598 Madison Ave.; montblanc.com. Watch, Patek Philippe ($17,400). Wempe, 700 Fifth Ave.; wempe.com. Socks, DKNY($12). 655 Madison Ave.; dkny.com. Patent leather shoes, Kenneth Cole ($168). 95 Fifth Ave.; kennethcole.com

Damaris Lewis, Model
Working on: “Growing my brand and focusing some energy on acting.”
Looking forward to: “I turn 20 on October 10; I’m very excited to finally drop the ‘teen’ off of my age.”
Twitter: @damarislewis

Catherine Malandrino for 22 Ways to Say Black. Black agate earrings, Phillips Frankel ($3,600). Fragments, 116 Prince St.; fragments.com. Parentesi openwork bracelet, Bulgari ($12,700). 730 Fifth Ave.; bulgari.com. One-of-a-kind cocktail ring, Sevan ($42,800). Barneys New York, 660 Madison Ave.; barneys.com. Rose peep-toe heels, Elie Tahari ($498). 417 W. Broadway; elietahari.com

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Annabelle Dexter-Jones and Molly Howard

Annabelle Dexter-Jones, Model/Actress
Working on: “Building my acting career.”
Looking forward to: Moving to LA
Twitter at: @abanel

Givenchy for 22 Ways to Say Black. Double ring, Bernard K. Passman Galleries ($150,000). Viewpoint, 10 E. 38th St.; vpnyc.com. Quiet heels, Jimmy Choo ($665). 716 Madison Ave.; jimmychoo.com

Molly Howard, Investment banker/Pizza enthusiast
Working on: “Planning my move to London (just don’t tell my family I’m leaving).”
Looking forward to: “Leigh Rosen’s birthday.”
Twitter: @mollyisadora—“I think I have 10 followers; I mostly use it to communicate with Annabelle when she won’t answer her phone.”

Gianfranco Ferré for 22 Ways to Say Black. Earrings, Janis Savitt ($290). Bergdorf Goodman, 754 Fifth Ave.; bergdorfgoodman.com. Cuff, VBH (price on request). 940 Madison Ave.; vbh-luxury.com. Cartier Love bracelet, Cartier ($3,950). 653 Fifth Ave.; cartier.com. Diamond pavé bangles, Me&Ro ($8,325–$23,850). 241 Elizabeth St.; meandrojewelry.com. Diamond pavé bangles, Padma ($1,925–$4,930). Bergdorf Goodman, SEE ABOVE. Black diamond bracelet, Sethi Couture ($1,225). Fragments, 116 Prince St.; fragments.com. Studded bangle, Mary Louise Designs ($165). Fragments, SEE ABOVE. Ring, Sevan ($20,540). Barneys New York, 660 Madison Ave.; barneys.com. Heels, Christian Louboutin ($2,455). Saks Fifth Avenue, 611 Fifth Ave.; saks.com

Swarovski has commissioned 22 leading fashion designers to each create a one-of-a-kind little black dress using Swarovski Elements. In conjunction with Phillips de Pury & Company, each of the 22 designs will be auctioned off during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, with all proceeds to benefit the American Cancer Society and La Ligue National Contre le Cancer in France. Swarovski and Phillips de Pury & Company also created an opulent book, edited by Alexandra Marshall, to catalog the designs and their inception. All profits from the sale of the book will benefit the above-noted charities.

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Styling by Amanda Weiner and Benjamin Liong Setiawan

Hair by Luca Blandi

Makeup by Anthea King

Special thanks to ABC Carpet & Home



Sorgente Group’s conversion of a 19th-century cast-iron loft building epitomizes European style, understated luxury and timeless elegance. The Penthouse offers 7,200 square feet of indoor and outdoor living, all on a cobblestone street in the heart of Soho’s Design District. Visit sorgentegroup.com; 34greenestreet.com


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Eight Up-and-Comers Sparkling in Swarovski Creations

Photographs by DAVE LIEBERMAN | August 20, 2010 | Style & Beauty

4 - Eight Up-and-Comers Sparkling in Swarovski…3 - Eight Up-and-Comers Sparkling in Swarovski…
Jill Flint, Jared Scott, Kelly Choi and Michael Bargo

Jill Flint, Actress
Working on: USA’s Royal Pains
Looking forward to: “Going on vacation for the first time in years! And who doesn’t love fall in New York?”

Diane von Furstenberg for 22 Ways to Say Black. High jewelry diamond bracelet, Bulgari (price on request). 730 Fifth Ave.; bulgari.com. Empress bracelet, Bernard K. Passman Galleries ($80,000). Viewpoint, 10 E. 38th St.; vpnyc.com. Swinging circles ring, Yael Sonia ($9,440). 922 Madison Ave.; yaelsonia.com.br. Micro pavé black diamond ring, Dyanne Belle ($8,000). Fragments, 116 Prince St.; fragments.com. T-strap sandals, Gucci ($775). 840 Madison Ave.; gucci.com

Jared Scott, Filmmaker/Musician
Working on: Producing The Fight for Our Lives, a documentary unveiling the American political process, and recording Wake Up, a new album with his band, In Cadeo
Looking forward to:The Fight for Our Lives’ release in late October, when people are about to hit the polls for the midterm elections. Also, starting a new environmental documentary, Power.”
Twitter: “I don’t want any followers.”

Black tuxedo, Dior Homme ($2,900). 17 E. 57th St.; diorhomme.com. Pleated tuxedo shirt, Brioni ($595). 57 E. 57th St.; brioni.com. Bow tie, Isaia ($195). Saks Fifth Avenue, 611 Fifth Ave.; saks.com. White linen pocket square, J.Crew ($42). 484 Broadway; jcrew.com. Watch, Glashütte ($28,000). Wempe, 700 Fifth Ave.; wempe.com. Patent leather tuxedo shoes, Zilli ($1,100). 57 E. 57th St; zilli.fr

Kelly Choi, Emmy award-winning producer/TV host/Food reporter
Working on: “A kids’ restaurants episode of my show, Very Appetizing with Kelly Choi.”
Looking forward to: Traveling to Morocco and Hawaii
Twitter: @kellychoi

3.1 Phillip Lim for 22 Ways to Say Black. Earrings, Irit ($9,500). iritdesign.com. Black diamond cuff, Bochic ($37,500). bochic.com. Caged Coral ring, Sarah Graham ($8,160). Fragments, 116 Prince St.; fragments.com. Serpente ring, Bulgari (5,700). 730 Fifth Ave.; bulgari.com. Black and gold sandals, Gianfranco Ferré (price on request). gianfrancoferre.com

Michael Bargo, Interior Designer
Working on: “Designing my first furniture collection and doing a commercial project as well.”
Looking forward to: “Fall in New York is always my favorite time of year. I find it to be the most inspiring season.”

Navy tuxedo with satin lapels, Prada ($2,775). Similar styles, 724 Fifth Ave.; prada.com. Bow tie, Dolce & Gabbana ($145). 827 Madison Ave.; dolcegabbana.com. Tuxedo shirt with bib, Canali ($350). 25 Broad St.; canali.it. Silk pocket square, Brioni ($90). 57 E. 57th St.; brioni.com. Watch, Cartier ($19,450). 653 Fifth Ave.; cartier.com

2 - Eight Up-and-Comers Sparkling in Swarovski…
Nicholas Hunt and Damaris Lewis

Nicholas Hunt, Photographer
Working on: “A culture gentrification project with friends from around the world. I’m also moving to Saint Martin for a bit to work on my portfolio in the hopes of one day becoming a National Geographic photographer.”
Looking forward to: The start of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Lincoln Center

Black tuxedo with velvet trim, Louis Vuitton ($2,808). 1 E. 57th St.; louisvuitton.com. White shirt, Express ($60). 7 W. 34th St.; express.com. Velvet bow tie, Giorgio Armani ($225). 717 Fifth Ave.; giorgioarmani.com. Silk dot pocket square, Perry Ellis Portfolio ($29.50). Macy’s, 151 W. 34th St.; macys.com. Cuff-link set, Montblanc ($665). 598 Madison Ave.; montblanc.com. Watch, Patek Philippe ($17,400). Wempe, 700 Fifth Ave.; wempe.com. Socks, DKNY($12). 655 Madison Ave.; dkny.com. Patent leather shoes, Kenneth Cole ($168). 95 Fifth Ave.; kennethcole.com

Damaris Lewis, Model
Working on: “Growing my brand and focusing some energy on acting.”
Looking forward to: “I turn 20 on October 10; I’m very excited to finally drop the ‘teen’ off of my age.”
Twitter: @damarislewis

Catherine Malandrino for 22 Ways to Say Black. Black agate earrings, Phillips Frankel ($3,600). Fragments, 116 Prince St.; fragments.com. Parentesi openwork bracelet, Bulgari ($12,700). 730 Fifth Ave.; bulgari.com. One-of-a-kind cocktail ring, Sevan ($42,800). Barneys New York, 660 Madison Ave.; barneys.com. Rose peep-toe heels, Elie Tahari ($498). 417 W. Broadway; elietahari.com

1 - Eight Up-and-Comers Sparkling in Swarovski…
Annabelle Dexter-Jones and Molly Howard

Annabelle Dexter-Jones, Model/Actress
Working on: “Building my acting career.”
Looking forward to: Moving to LA
Twitter at: @abanel

Givenchy for 22 Ways to Say Black. Double ring, Bernard K. Passman Galleries ($150,000). Viewpoint, 10 E. 38th St.; vpnyc.com. Quiet heels, Jimmy Choo ($665). 716 Madison Ave.; jimmychoo.com

Molly Howard, Investment banker/Pizza enthusiast
Working on: “Planning my move to London (just don’t tell my family I’m leaving).”
Looking forward to: “Leigh Rosen’s birthday.”
Twitter: @mollyisadora—“I think I have 10 followers; I mostly use it to communicate with Annabelle when she won’t answer her phone.”

Gianfranco Ferré for 22 Ways to Say Black. Earrings, Janis Savitt ($290). Bergdorf Goodman, 754 Fifth Ave.; bergdorfgoodman.com. Cuff, VBH (price on request). 940 Madison Ave.; vbh-luxury.com. Cartier Love bracelet, Cartier ($3,950). 653 Fifth Ave.; cartier.com. Diamond pavé bangles, Me&Ro ($8,325–$23,850). 241 Elizabeth St.; meandrojewelry.com. Diamond pavé bangles, Padma ($1,925–$4,930). Bergdorf Goodman, SEE ABOVE. Black diamond bracelet, Sethi Couture ($1,225). Fragments, 116 Prince St.; fragments.com. Studded bangle, Mary Louise Designs ($165). Fragments, SEE ABOVE. Ring, Sevan ($20,540). Barneys New York, 660 Madison Ave.; barneys.com. Heels, Christian Louboutin ($2,455). Saks Fifth Avenue, 611 Fifth Ave.; saks.com

Swarovski has commissioned 22 leading fashion designers to each create a one-of-a-kind little black dress using Swarovski Elements. In conjunction with Phillips de Pury & Company, each of the 22 designs will be auctioned off during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, with all proceeds to benefit the American Cancer Society and La Ligue National Contre le Cancer in France. Swarovski and Phillips de Pury & Company also created an opulent book, edited by Alexandra Marshall, to catalog the designs and their inception. All profits from the sale of the book will benefit the above-noted charities.

Founded in 2002, KiptonART is providing artists with an unprecedented ability to display their work in fresh, unconventional ways, while giving the art-buying community easy access to new talent and works. As a private establishment, KiptonART is devoted to discovering talent and helping these artists leverage media outlets and online destinations that would otherwise be unavailable to them.

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Styling by Amanda Weiner and Benjamin Liong Setiawan

Hair by Luca Blandi

Makeup by Anthea King

Special thanks to ABC Carpet & Home



Sorgente Group’s conversion of a 19th-century cast-iron loft building epitomizes European style, understated luxury and timeless elegance. The Penthouse offers 7,200 square feet of indoor and outdoor living, all on a cobblestone street in the heart of Soho’s Design District. Visit sorgentegroup.com; 34greenestreet.com


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