Alexandra von Fürstenberg
American socialite
Alexandra von Fürstenberg
Alexandra von Fürstenberg is the image director for DvF, the clothing label which was founded by her former mother in law, Diane von Fürstenberg, and helped revive the company’s famous 1970s wrap dress. She is the youngest daughter of the American-born Duty Free shops businessman Robert Warren Miller and his Ecuadorian wife, the former María Clara "Chantal" Pesantes Becerra.
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Post Street, S.F.: Food and shopping near Union Square
San Francisco Chronicle - about 3 years
In early December, people crowd the sidewalks and hold shopping bags while passing by holiday vignettes. The festive season provides an array of diversions, from boutiques to urban murals to the pageantry of lights and displays. Cavalier1035 Post St.: A showroom with distinctive, refined contemporary and vintage furnishings, Cavalier features leather French chairs, Alexandra Von Furstenberg's solid acrylic Chiclet candy bowls and a Cog oak table designed by Jay Jeffers, who co-founded Cavalier with Michael Purdy. 'Magic, Nature, Logic' muralHemlock Street (at Larkin Street): Images of a tiger devouring a rooster, a knowing dragon, a fearful pig and other animals of the Chinese zodiac adorn the wall of a corner building. The San Francisco Playhouse makes its home inside an intimate theater on the second floor of the Kensington Park Hotel. After a day of shopping and touring, you may want to unwind with a seafood dinner at Farallon or with an overnight stay at this boutique hotel. ...
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Blue Carreon: A Conversation With Designer Alexandra Von Furstenberg
Huffington Post - almost 4 years
Alexandra Von Furstenberg has made waves in the design scene with her modern take on acrylic home decor and furniture. Her designs, often injected with a sliver of fluorescent color, are a fresh and contemporary take on a material that we've come to associate with the '70s. The pieces range from candy bowls to vases to dining tables. At the recent New York Gift Fair, AVF showed new designs where she incorporated animal prints into her signature acrylic pieces. Below, Alexandra Von Furstenberg talks about raising her kids, disco and great ideas. When I wake up... I give thanks. Before I go to bed... I take a bath. A well-dressed man... is hypnotic. Women should always... be kind. Men should never... be rude. The best thing that's been said about me... I am loyal and kind. The biggest misconception about me... is that I am mean. If I weren't doing what I'm doing today... I'd be a life coach. My legacy... is how I raised my children. A great i ...
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Email Scan: A Practical Bag; A New Clothing Line; New York College Style
Racked - almost 5 years
We scan the inbox so you don't have to. Today, three items of note: Best Bets Daily: A versatile Marc by Marc Jacobs bag Brooklyn Based: Williamsburg's first annual Food Book Fair DailyCandy: A new clothing line from Time's senior art director I Heart Daily: Lip gloss from Salma Hayek's line Nuance MUG: A tour of MUG-approved Pinterest boards Refinery29: Street style from local college kids (pictured) The Skint: Not updated Thrillist: Lunch at Babbo and other local news UrbanBaby Daily: Not updated WWWD: Emma Roberts plays guest editor The Zoe Report: Alexandra Von Furstenberg’s Acrylic Lotus Bowls
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Prabal Gurung Surprised to Be Considered for Dior; Vogue Launches a Met Gala ... - New York Magazine
Google News - almost 6 years
[Design Scene] • Alexandra Von Furstenberg is engaged to Dax Miller. [Page Six/NYP] • Reese Witherspoon described the Jimmy Choo platform sandals she wore at her wedding ceremony as "those awful uncomfortable shoes." [Us] • Here is Scarlett Johansson's
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In This Family, Turning Heads Is Not Enough
NYTimes - almost 6 years
WHO are those girls? That was the buzz at many of the top shows during New York Fashion Week last month, as two -- and then three -- young, tall, blond, French-speaking, dramatically dressed stunners took their places in the coveted front rows at shows including Thakoon, Rodarte and Michael Kors. Even many fashion veterans said they had never seen
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FURNITURE; Made to Order, a Designer Table
NYTimes - almost 9 years
When she was 25, Alexandra Von Furstenberg helped revive the 70s-era classic wrap dress, along with her mother-in-law Diane's faded brand. Ten years later, mass labels like Banana Republic are pushing their own versions of the dress, while Ms. Von Furstenberg, the youngest of the oft-photographed heiresses known as the Miller sisters, is hoping to
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BOOKS OF STYLE; The Secret Life of Parties, And Their Libations
NYTimes - over 10 years
Party Confidential By Lara Shriftman and Elizabeth Harrison, with Lara Morgenson. 176 pp., Bulfinch Press. $29.99. The Cocktail 200 Fabulous Drinks. By Jane Rocca, with drawings by Kat Macleod. 176 pp., Tarcher/Penguin. $15.95. AWE is defined in Webster's Collegiate as ''an emotion variously combining dread, veneration and wonder.'' Check, check
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Now Playing
NYTimes - over 11 years
Today's Casanova may not savor the sensual-intellectual landscape of a woman in quite the same way as his 18th-century forebear, but he earns the nickname all the same. Tim Jefferies The Green Shield Stamps heir is an expert at high-profile international courtship. British and moneyed, he has been linked to the models Elle Macpherson, Claudia
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The Man Who Took Their Bread Away
NYTimes - almost 14 years
THERE are New Yorkers who would prefer that Mayor Michael Bloomberg legalize smoking in restaurants while making bread-eating illegal. These are not just fashion models but the fanatical followers of the low-carbohydrate theories of Dr. Robert C. Atkins, who died on Thursday. ''Does that mean I can have bread now?'' one woman asked. For Atkins
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WEDDINGS/CELEBRATIONS: VOWS; Liz Cohen and Jimmy Hausman
NYTimes - over 14 years
THIRTEEN bridesmaids rippling out in waves from the splash of the bride and bridegroom certainly make a statement -- and the statement they made about Liz Cohen was her talent for friendship. High-spirited and gregarious, Ms. Cohen, 33, grew up on Manhattan's Upper East Side, where in a certain segment of private school students she was an alpha
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Sweetie, Who's Slimming You This Season?
NYTimes - over 14 years
YOU can stare all day at the stylists, photographers and designers who will be flocking in and out of the Bryant Park tents for the New York fashion shows this week and still miss the accessory of the season. It's not some luscious, tangible object like Marc Jacobs's vintage-looking military jacket with chevrons and pewter buttons. The accessory of
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'Who, Moi?' Mummies Ask On Park Ave.
NYTimes - almost 15 years
IT is the question furtively whispered at cocktail parties, bandied about the hallways of Manhattan's private schools and grumbled about behind bedroom doors in Park Avenue prewar duplexes: Who is Mrs. X? From the fictional point of view, Mrs. X is the piquant central character in ''The Nanny Diaries,'' a novel from St. Martin's Press that arrived
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Haunting the 80's and Loving Every Minute of It
NYTimes - over 16 years
PIA GETTY zipped past, dressed up like Bo Derek in her post-cornrow days. Alexandra von Furstenberg arrived late as a blonder version of Farah Fawcett. Rachel Peters, 28, the granddaughter of the composer Irving Berlin, was poised in a banquette between a young man dressed as Hunter S. Thompson with mirrored aviator sunglasses and another who was
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What's Really Short And Oh So Fashionable?
NYTimes - over 16 years
THE big question that dominated the annual awards dinner of the Council of Fashion Designers of America on Thursday night at Lincoln Center was not who would win -- would Oscar prevail over Helmut, thus winning one for Park Avenue, Swifty's and taupe double-faced suits? -- but whether everyone would be home by 11 p.m. ''Do you know when it's going
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A Rare Mix Of Celebrity And Society
NYTimes - about 17 years
New York's elegant big spenders and institutions have always prided themselves on being able to socially embrace the new and potentially scandalous, whether it was ''radical chic,'' the latest art craze or the twist. But on Monday night at the Costume Institute's annual gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, they may have surprised even
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A NIGHT OUT WITH: LIZ COHEN; The Hostess With the Most (Best Friends)
NYTimes - over 17 years
IF Buddy Hackett had ever laid eyes on the likes of Serena Altschul, Lulu de Kwiatkowski and Alexandra Von Furstenberg before, he wasn't showing it at Moomba last Tuesday night. ''You are the most beautiful girl I've ever seen!'' the 75-year-old comedian told Ms. Altschul, the MTV news reader and celebutante. A few minutes later, Mr. Hackett
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The Young Woman Most Invited
NYTimes - almost 18 years
AT age 4, Aerin Lauder liked to play dress-up. In a photograph from that period snapped at the Palm Beach, Fla., house of her grandmother, the cosmetics empress Estee Lauder, Aerin vogues in Mrs. Lauder's straw hat and gold sandals. One arm, saucily perched on her hip, is sheathed to the elbow in a white satin glove. There wasn't a trace of that
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FASHION REVIEW; Couture, the Game for Pure Players
NYTimes - about 18 years
Just about everyone who comes to the haute couture collections knows that Nan is Nan Kempner, that Deeda is Deeda Blair and that Liliane Bettencourt, who was seated Wednesday in the front row at the Yves Saint Laurent show and wearing an orange muffler, is the richest woman in France. They may or may not know that the youngest couture customer at
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Spread the Word: We're Not Open Yet
NYTimes - over 18 years
A DISCREET net curtain shields the Mercer Hotel and Kitchen from the eyes of curious passers-by. But once the lights come on, that curtain acts as a scrim, and behind it, a roisterous performance was in progress last week. On Tuesday evening Kate Spade and Marie-Anne Oudejans, fashion designers, were among those swarming the upstairs dining room
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PUBLIC LIVES
NYTimes - over 18 years
Bohemia Is Not For Everyone That bearded man in Row F, the one with the scarf around his neck at last night's performance of the rock musical ''Rent,'' was LUCIANO PAVAROTTI. He said that he was impressed by the high-voltage show, which was inspired by a somewhat quieter four-act tragedy he knows inside out, Puccini's ''Boheme.'' ''It's a concert
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Alexandra von Fürstenberg
    THIRTIES
  • 2007
    Age 34
    In 2007, she formed her contemporary furniture company, Alexandra Von Furstenberg LLC, designing a line of modern acrylic furniture.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 2002
    Age 29
    They separated in 2002 and later divorced.
    More Details Hide Details Alexandra works for Diane von Furstenberg’s company as an image director.
  • 1995
    Age 22
    On 28 October 1995, at the Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola in New York City, she married Prince Alexander von Fürstenberg (b. 1970), brother of Princess Tatiana von Fürstenberg and the only son of the fashion designers Diane von Fürstenberg and Prince Egon von Fürstenberg and a great-grandson of Giovanni Agnelli, a founder of Fiat.
    More Details Hide Details The couple had two children, Princess Talita Natasha (b. 7 May 1999) and Prince Tassilo Egon Maximilian (b. New York, New York County, New York, 26 August 2001), who is named for his paternal great-grandfather.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1972
    Born
    Born on October 3, 1972.
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