If 2010 was the year of the backbreaking stiletto, all hail 2011, the year of the gussied-up orthopedic shoe. Step out in style—or, hey, go for a jog—in these “flatform” beauties from Chanel. All lift, no arthritis.
$2,100; select Chanel boutiques or 800-550–0005
Springtime in Paris
Trip fantastic on these Technicolor jewels, inspired by, ahem, hallucinatory drugs. Jewelry designer Victoire de Castellane’s new show, Fleurs d’Excès, is on view at the Gagosian Gallery in Paris until March 22.
Prices upon request; Gagosian Gallery Paris
Ailing Hollywood legend Zsa Zsa Gabor has been racking up hospital bills. Now her husband, Prince Frederic von Anhalt, is selling her fur coats to pay them off. Says the prince: “The doctor says she will never get out of bed, so I want to get these coats out of our life.”
Assorted prices; PrinceFrederic.com
Emperor’s New Food
New York’s new Mondrian SoHo now has a lot of heat in the kitchen: Top Chef finalist Sam Talbot opened Imperial No. Nine in the hotel last week. Stop by to eat, or just ogle, his artful dishes, including the trademark sustainable fruit plate.
$12; Imperial No. Nine
Ready for Your Close-Up?
Now that there’s a camera attached to every electronic device, how about a tool to turn you into a proper paparazzo? The iPhone Telephoto Lens clips on easily and allows for zoom and manual focus, perfect for gawkers everywhere.