Updated on Oct. 11, 2009: the Standard Bar is getting a new name. The contender sounds like a bitter drink to us, and we’ll wait for confirmation before saying it out loud.
Nice! Madonna and Jesus Luz attended the Boom Boom Room Fashion Week launch at the Standard Hotel. via NYMag
Over at Huff Po, Madonna and Luz are flanked by Standard owner Andre Balazs (left) and photographer Steven Klein (right)
The G-rated, but pretty scandalous W Magazine photo shoot from March 2009 is here.
The Standard Hotel is part of New York’s newly renovated High Line urban park. The Standard isn’t blameless in inviting voyeurs, exhibitionists and onlookers to partake in all the Standard Hotel’s visual delights.
See Anne’s video about the High Line and her x-rated article on Sexy Futures.
RedTracker: New York High Line
Mum’s the word on which celebs will be using the plunge pool room, also on the 18th floor of the Standard, adjacent to the Boom Boom Room, when it opens. The water playground is described as being at least big enough to acccommodate twenty drunk people looking to get laid.
Of course a man wrote this copy, and he also said that it’s “a good thing the vending machine also sells condoms.”
The sexual fantasies are running hot and heavy as people only imagine what will go on in a room that Standard owner André Balazs personally designed as a pleasure retreat.
As for the staff at the Boom Boom Room — not a word is passing from their luscious lips or open-backed pinafore aprons. Anne
For a descent from heaven to hell, or vice versa depending on your direction, watch Marco Brambilla’s “Civilization” video playing in a Standard Elevator.