Ralph Lauren Returns to Greenwich & Who the New Moon Stars Wore To The Premiere

Hello-Hello & Happy Friday, whoo-hoo!

In the interest of Friday Fun, we will do a lot of photos today, leaning toward what the younger generation calls ‘eye candy’.

We begin with a topic that is off-the-charts in popularity:

Last night many stars from New Moon attended a special screening in the city, including actress Kristin Stewart.

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Ms. Stewart was in a Burberry trench over a Valentino dress. Co-star Robert Pattinson sported Dolce & Gabbana.

PHOTO: Evan Agostini/AP

Taylor Lautner was also in Dolce & Gabbana, a good choice as D&G sponsored the event.

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The film’s stars have been everywhere this week, keeping the morning shows busy.

And making promotional appearances, as Kellan Lutz and Nikki Reed did at the Toys ‘r Us in town, talking up the line of toys tied to the movie.

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Last night’s screening was definitely a must for many on the social circuit, including Gossip Girl star Ed Westwick. (Can we say smoldering here?)

PHOTO: Lexie Moreland/WWD

Others from the show were on hand, Taylor Momsen was seen in more clothing and less makeup than usual.

Below left, Jessica Szohr, and on the right, Ivanka Trump.


Also on the hit parade here at the prepatorium, a return to Greenwich for Ralph Lauren, after an absence of more than ten years. The new Polo Ralph Lauren store opens today.

The new emporium is right on Greenwich Avenue; today’s WWD story has more:

“… no expense appears to have been spared, even in this economy. From marble to moldings, lacquer and custom wallpaper, Lauren, who has a home in nearby Bedford, N.Y., was keen to bring his brand of luxury to the area.”

Courtesy Photo via WWD

Apparel and accessories are on the first floor with the Home Store on the second level.

Courtesy Photo via WWD

More from Marc Karimzadeh’s story:

“The men’s area can be accessed through a separate entrance and has an equestrian feel, with such features as a beamed ceiling and carriage lanterns. The line focuses on a more casual assortment.”

Courtesy Photo via WWD


The store has a posh, lush look.

Courtesy Photo via WWD

The town fathers must be pleased, Greenwich Avenue had been looking a bit bleak. Now it will be jumping, tomorrow Apple is opening their new store just a few doors down.  It is definitely a plus for all involved, the retailer, the community and the consumer.


Today’s Pretty in Pink is Michelle Wie.

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The young golfer hugs her trophy after winning the Lorena Ochoa Invitational, her first LPGA Tour win.


We close with a farewell to Uga VII, the much-loved mascot for the Georgia Bulldogs. Here he is at the Georgia-Florida game on October 31, 2009.

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Below, Uga makes his debut last August in Athens.

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Just how did a guy like that keep his cool?

Courtesy Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Uga VII died yesterday morning of a heart attack. He was only four years old and will be buried in a private ceremony at Sanford Stadium tomorrow.

He just replaced Uga VI about 14 months ago, a very short tenure as the team’s mascot.  The word is there won’t be any Uga for tomorrow’s game at Sanford Stadium. However, early reports indicating there would not be an Uga VIII appear to be incorrect.

For a whole slew of fun photos of this Uga, click here. For an outstanding  article on a Bulldog Rescue chapter, click here.

Goodybye Uga, from Silly Tilly (our little Bulldog Rescue girl) and all of us here at the Prepatorium.


Filed under Friday Fun, Gossip Girl, Preppy clothing & brands, Preppy Fashion, Pretty in Pink

13 responses to “Ralph Lauren Returns to Greenwich & Who the New Moon Stars Wore To The Premiere

  1. Thank You for Posting about Uga VII. My Hubster and I are looking to adopt a English BUlldog in the first of the year and I have looked online at so many places but don’t kow who to trust at all! Thanks to you I emails the Georgia English BullDog rescue and asked them for a recomendation 🙂 !!!

  2. Those poor dogs are so overbred :O( No wonder they die so young :O(

    The RL store looks ready to move into! Wanna be neighbours?

  3. All the stars really came out for the premiere of New Moon. I’m also a fan and hope to see the movie this weekend. If not, I have plans with my work girlfriends to see it on Monday. I think Taylor Momsen looks like blonde Elvira in these photos. I guess that may be appropriate since it’s a movie about vamps and wolves 😉

    The new Ralph Lauren store looks beautiful.

    R.I.P. Uga…that is so sad.

    I hope that you have a great weekend!

  4. I loved you before Preppy Princess but I love you even more now that you posted about our sweet Uga’s passing. It is going to be so sad at the game tomorrow night to not see him there…

  5. So sorry for Uga. RIP.

    I would love to do some window shopping in that Ralph Lauren store.

    I’m still waiting to see New Moon. I’m going to wait a week or two, just to let things die down a bit.

  6. Thank you for posting about Uga. It is very sad whenever a pet dies– even if that pet “belonged” to so many fans. I’m thankful he had a good life and was adored by so many after being rescued.

    As for Silly Tilly… I hope we can see some more photos of her soon! 🙂

  7. Preppy Lizard

    My sister said the new Ralph Lauren store is amazing. I can’t wait to visit it when I up there in 2 weeks visiting!!

  8. As much as I looooove Ralph, those weird manakins all over the place would freak me out!!! Looks beautiful though!

    As for UGA – love all those wrinkles!! Just wanna hug him. RIP lil’ pup!!

  9. I’d follow Ralph off a cliff…XXOOO

  10. I love Ivanka! She is always so stunning and classy looking and smart!

    In my opinion, the New Moon crowd outshines Gossip Girl in callsic fashion. I think they look great. I am so tired of Blake and still shocked at last week’s post on Miss Leighton!

  11. KK

    RIP Uga!! So sad!

    Taylor- the best make-up is a smile. I’ve decided that’s why she always looks so vampy and edgy. Smile girl, you’re a star!

  12. I can’t resist an inbred smushy doggy face!

  13. What a pretty store!

    Less makeup than usual – I wish she would go back to Blair-wannabe Jenny makeup!

    So many of my friends adore Twilight. I pretty much just know two character names. I feel kind of out of the loop!

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