Early summer Greek festival in heart of Astoria!
11pm, kids are allowed to stay up late and having fun!
Greek pastry venders.
Moms are busy for socializing with neighbors. :) Homemade sugar doughnuts are deep fried as you order.
Catholic church in the neighborhood.
Philippe Dodard and Donna Karan collaborated on the supporting project for Haiti after the earthquake, bonded by its organic beauty, its energy, its resilience. The works for Haitian artisan was showcased at The Urban Zen Center in the west village.
Esthétique brought in the couture dresses to collaborate with a New York based floral designer, Kan Asakura.
Mr.Kan built such beautiful sets with tons of flowers.
Rich floral top meets velvet couture skirt. This perfect shaped bottom was designed for the shoot by Sumie Tachibana.
This is the behind the scene!
You will look at the series in a different appearance in the issue6!
Esthétique has been supporting a young progressive designer, Barksdale, throw an official launch party at The Cellar Bar in midtown. The presentation fall 2013 was themed by "13 assassin" inspiring classic Japanese samurai movie.
"This Side Of Paradise"
On April 4, 2012, Andrew Freedman Home opened to the public. The Home was once built to be a haven, a paradise, for the rich elderly who had lost their fortunes.
Referencing this quixotic history, This Side of Paradise references the past and reconnect the vision of Andrew Freedman to today’s Bronx and its realities. The abandoned mansion transforms into contemporary art gallery.
African tribal inspired dance performance, Uthlanga,was featured by H+(The Hip Hop Dance Conservatory).Yvone Christa New York, Esthetique and more sponsors were supporting the event.
Beautiful gate of the mansion faces exquisite garden.