Monday, September 16, 2019

The Politics of Being Politically Correct.

If we can't say what we think, how can we be who we are? In a mass-produced media blitz of long, rich and blonde, it's...

The Demise of Joie de Vivre…

We here at SCV have been reading with great concern about what has come to happen to a certain habit that for a generation...

2nd Annual Benefit NY Art Rocks; Manners, Etiquette and Pizzazz!

We’ve been getting accustomed to skinny girls with high cheekbones hanging out with guys with long hair and plush lips, but Thursday’s Art Rocks...

Agathe de Bailliencourt; “Je m’en fous.”

"Occupation bleue", Acrylic painting on floor & walls, Tanglin Camp. Singapore Biennale 2006. Artistic Director: Fumio Nanjo Meeting the very liberated Miss...

Scallywag and Vagabond Launch Party; The Dorian Gray Syndrome….“Yes we Misbehaved.”

This past Thursday we set into motion the affectations that come with being scallywags and erudite, but ever so delightful misfits, celebrates, ‘glamoronts,’ and...

The Culture of Status and How It Undoes Us.

We’ve been wondering about the media’s preoccupation with status lately (and by default ours too) and what this portends. The trophy life styles, the...

Five, Four, Three, Two, One- Commence your Engines! An Evening of Psych Trance

It’s a scene that you don’t normally hear about, the exultation, the propulsion, the melodic intoxication, and the liberation of sensory perception called Psych...

Jacob’s Angels; Living the Life you Want. A Night out at Buddha Bar and...

Jacob Stovall: Nightclub promoter or model pimp? An evening with an elite NYC club promoter as he brings his model angels out. When you first...

“Celebrity, Presidency and the Insubordinate Cintra Wilson; A Diatribe on Manners, Executive Privilege and...

With the election finally over, and the new 'emperor' ordained, we are poignantly reminded that what has always been at stake is the strata...

Party Tricks, Smashed Birthday Cakes and the Ideological Hangover.

We’ve all been to them, lavish house parties where the guests begin to resemble the liquor bottles that they’ve been imbibing since early evening,...

The Culture of Fat Cats, Fast Cars, and the Dreams That Sometimes Go Bust.

We've been watching them lately, those gentlemen in finely wrought suits, whispered dispositions and gaunt expressions careening out of control....

The Bold, The Beautiful and the Tacky.

We've all probably succumbed at one stage of our lives to the nondescript personal ad. Some of us can...

Star Crossed. In Search of Divinity at the Turntable. We can be Heroes.

If one has spent any amount of time in Europe, say Ibiza or Mykonos they will tell you that the fancy of youth and...

The Making of a Star

A recent Friday night had me gallivanting at 'Fontanas' bar on the lower east side in tribute to our...

The Indelible Rise of the Model, Designer, and Fashionista.

They've become ubiquitous lately, the scrawny girls with giraffe like cheekbones, meta-chic cadence and their pronounced lilts. Seen cozening up in the luminous lounges...