Nick Axelrod

The Professional

Essie Weingarten, Founder, Essie Cosmetics

"I loved getting my nails done as a little girl. It was my favorite treat.Read more >


Olivia Kim's Manic Panic

Olivia Kim, the VP of creative at Opening Ceremony (the store, not the event), has been having a little—or a lot of—color fun with Naomi Knights at Ion.Read more >


Remembering Anna Piaggi

I was saddened to read of fashion writer Anna Piaggi's death, at age 81.Read more >


Coco Takes Lolla

The model breaks down her music festival makeupRead more >

In Print

Rihanna's Motion in the Ocean

This snap on page 20 of Us Weekly (what! we threw it in with our recent $17. 99 Love purchase. ) deserves a little attention.Read more >


A Moment For...Diptyque Solid Perfume

"I mainly use Diptyque Do Son and Philosykos in the summer," says Rebecca Dayan (her mini fragrance counter is pictured above).Read more >


Somebody's Excited For Her Vacation...

I'm free! I'm free! For a long weekend. With my best friends from college.Read more >

ITG ♥s

Just Like Butter

From Butter London's fall collection—this is 3 Free Nail Lacquer in Lovely Jubbly. It looks like festively pulverized tinsel, more confetti-dust than glitter, and we're digging it. P. S.Read more >

The High-Low

CoverGirl Eye Pencil & Clé de Peau Concealer

The best bang for your buck at both ends of the beauty spectrum Read more >

ITG ♥s

Lip Tattoos Are The Next...

nail art. We're calling it. (Well, this Town & Country intern called it first.Read more >

ITG ♥s

Not All Cotton Pads Are Made Alike

… you’d know if you picked some up in a French pharmacy: they’re softer than anything you can find in an American drugstore, and, often, organic. But the puffs that trump all puffs have got to be...Read more >

The Face

Delfina Delettrez, Jewelry Designer

"I always do my hair by myself, usually without even looking in the mirror. I have no idea how I do the braids!Read more >



A few weeks ago, we hopped on a plane to LA to spend a day with 22-year-old artist/illustrator Langley Fox Hemingway for Marc Jacobs Dot X ITG.Read more >


Going Pink At Home

When makeup artist extraordinaire Jeanine Lobell and her fifteen-year-old daughter Esme emailed us to say Esme had spontaneously decided to dye her luscious blond locks Pepto pink, we asked for photo proof...Read more >


Tavi Gets Sassy, Likens Self To Justin Bieber

This just in, via Instagram: “@tavitulle Thanks to @bust_magazine and Rolling Stone for putting me on their August covers!”Read more >


Coco Rocha At Bat

Coco Rocha. that rarest of models who actually likes playing with makeup!Read more >

The Face

Violette, Makeup Artist

“I never assisted anyone—I just learned by myself how to do makeup. I think what helped me was that, first of all, my parents worked in the industry..."Read more >


Stevie's Botanicals

Stylist Stevie Dance reveals her current eco obsessionRead more >

The Face

Oroma Elewa, Editor, Pop'Africana

"I'm the editor of Pop'Africana, which was originally a biannual magazine, but it's taking on a new form and has now gone digital.Read more >


Frédéric Malle Carnal Flower Hair Mist

A summer-weight formulation of Malle's best-selling Carnal Flower perfume (already available in body-butter form), this milky brume pour cheveux has the same "watery green notes, spicy eucalyptus, and tuberose absolute" as the original—and calls to mind a mix of sunscreen and crushed flowers.Read more >

The High-Low

La Mer Lip Balm & St. Ives Apricot Scrub

The best bang for your buck at both ends of the beauty spectrumRead more >


Props to...

This has nothing to do with anything, but this clip of a kid's shot-by-shot remake of Beyonce's "Countdown" video made our day. (He is wearing a Snuggie.Read more >


Caroline de Maigret

A Bastille Day dispatch from the model/music producerRead more >