cityfile · 11/10/09 10:15AM

Katie Holmes arriving at the West 30th Street heliport with daughter Suri ... Jennifer Aniston leaving the American Airlines Theater on West 42nd Street after performing in the "24 Hour Plays" ... Matt Damon leaving the set of The Adjustment Bureau in an Escalade ... Omarion and supermodel Alek Wek crossing the street in Midtown ... Gemma Ward getting out of a taxi ... Kristen Johnston walking in the West Village ... Rihanna going into MTV's studios in Times Square ... Sienna Miller walking her dog downtown ... Hugh Jackman leaving his building with wife Deborra-Lee Furness ... Jon Gosselin reading the newspaper outside the Joe & C Deli on West 72nd Street ... and Blake Lively filming scenes for Gossip Girl in Midtown.


cityfile · 11/04/09 10:21AM

Gemma Ward hailing a cab in the East Village ... Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos walking in Central Park ... Rihanna leaving the Gramercy Park Hotel and later arriving at JFK ... Sienna Miller talking on her phone on the street in SoHo ... Matt Damon returning to the set of The Adjustment Bureau in Fort Tryon Park ... Leelee Sobieski walking in Tribeca ... Katie Holmes and Adam Brody filming scenes for The Romantics ... Rachel Hunter standing on the set of Gravity in Central Park ... and Kate Hudson and Alex Rodriguez leaving Le Bilboquet on East 63rd Street after having lunch.

Happy Birthday

cityfile · 11/03/09 07:58AM

Today is a very special occasion for the Queen Bee of fashion. Vogue's Anna Wintour turns 60 today. Others celebrating on this third day of November: Model Gemma Ward is 22. Roseanne Barr turns 57. Former Massachusetts governor Michael Dukakis is 76. Playwright Terrence McNally is turning 70. Dennis Miller turns 56. Film director Hal Hartley is 50. Theater producer Tom Viertel is 68. Writer Joe Queenan turns 59. Phil Simms, the former Giants quarterback and now TV commentator, is turning 54. Famed AIDS researcher David Ho is 57. Kate Capshaw, the actress and wife of Steven Spielberg, is 56. And '80s action star Dolph Lundgren is 52 today.

Gwyneth Goes Solo, Chris Brown Leaves Town

cityfile · 02/13/09 06:33AM

• Poor Gwynnie will have to brave V-Day alone, since Chris Martin's on tour and she's not sure what continent he's on. [NYDN]
• Chris Brown left Las Vegas yesterday, where he'd been holed up at the Hard Rock. He also updated his Facebook page, changing his status to single and writing, "You'll begin to see her true colors. Believe it!" [NYP, E!]
• Jesus Luz, Madonna's 22-year-old "special friend," is now into Kabbalah. [P6]
• Joaquin Phoenix is still running around town acting crazy; it's still unclear if he's drugged out of his mind or if it's just a big hoax. [NYDN]

Karl's Rant, Fashion Mags Get Skinny

cityfile · 01/05/09 04:06PM

• Why is Karl Lagerfeld pro-fur? Because if we didn't kill animals, they'd kill us, naturally. Oh, and don't complain about skinny models until the "zillions" of fat people get "taken care" of. [Telegraph]
• Don't hold your breath, but Topshop has scheduled its opening party for March 26. [NYM]
Gemma Ward is taking a break from acting to return to modeling full-time. [Sassybella]
• Ecco Domani's annual Fashion Foundation award winners have been announced. [WWD]
• Claudia Schiffer is launching a line of beauty products. [DM]
• Fashion mags are very thin this month, in case you haven't noticed. [NYT]

Thakoon for Target, New Stores for Juicy and Perry

cityfile · 11/06/08 03:14PM

♦ The first looks from Thakoon's Target collection are online, and they're very Talitha Getty. [Nylon]
♦ Stay far away from 52nd and Fifth this evening, unless you want to catch the desire to wear candy-colored velour: Pamela Skaist-Levy and Gela Nash-Taylor are throwing a launch party for Juicy Couture's new store. [Page Six]
♦ It's not only Lindsay Lohan who has seen the potential in leggings: The spring lines from labels like Rodarte and Threeasfour feature printed, cut-out or slashed leggings. [stylefile]
♦ Fashion designer Lisa Perry, lover of all things '60s (and wife of hedge funder Richard), is opening a store in SoHo tomorrow. [The Daily]

Happy Birthday

cityfile · 11/03/08 07:19AM

Vogue editor Anna Wintour is 59 today. (Condé Nast employees: consider yourselves warned.) Model Gemma Ward is 21. Playwright Terrence McNally is 69. Theater producer Tom Viertel is turning 67. Dennis Miller is 55. Roseanne is 56. Kate Capshaw—actress and wife of Steven Spielberg—is turning 55. Writer Joe Queenan is 58. And former Massachusetts governor (and presidential hopeful) Michael Dukakis is celebrating his 75th birthday today.

André on Palin, A Mall for the Plaza

cityfile · 10/23/08 03:38PM

André Leon Talley has joined the chorus of disapproval over Sarah Palin's wardrobe budget: "Wal-Mart hockey moms would never spend $150,000 on clothing." Then again, he's not so unhappy with what he's seen so far: "I thought that she was totally pro-Jackie in that knit suit." [The Cut]
♦ Meanwhile, that Louis Vuitton bag that Palin's daughter, Piper, was spotted with? It was quite likely a fake. [Fashionista]
♦ In tribute to Richard Blackwell, the UK Sun does its own worst-dressed list, honoring Rachel Zoe, Britney Spears, and Sharon Stone. [The Sun]
♦ The "luxury mall" in the basement of the Plaza has opened. [NYO]

Target in Manhattan, Gemma's Runway Retirement

cityfile · 08/20/08 03:10PM
  • Great news for those who don't want to leave the island: On September 11th, Target will open four pop-up stores, or "bullseye bodegas," in Midtown, Union Square, SoHo and the East Village; the stores will showcase forthcoming Go ranges like Sigerson Morrison shoes and Anya Hindmarch purses. [DNR via The Cut]

Gemma Ward

cityfile · 02/03/08 09:37PM

Ward is a doe-eyed Australian reality show contestant turned top-tier fashion model.

Heath Ledger Spent The Christmas Holiday With His Model Girlfriend, Gemma Ward

mollyf · 01/22/08 07:34PM

Though recently spotted flirting with a roomful of celebrities in downtown New York, Heath Ledger was most recently linked to 21 year-old Australian model Gemma Ward. The blue-eyed blonde just wrapped her third feature film role (The Black Balloon, with Toni Colette) in Australia, but hasn't been spotted out and about at an event since November, when she attended a gala in Madrid solo.