Celebrate the return of Mad Men this Sunday night by immersing yourself in the period's ethos — i.e., through vintage ads, creative relationship compromises, and smoky, boozy bars. Roger Sterling would approve.
Authored by the former art director of The New York Times, this gorgeous coffee table tome reprints thousands of crisply colorful ads from the 50’s and 60’s, ranging from Pontiac to Volkswagen and Maidenform, each of which represents "the best of American print advertising in the age of the 'Big Idea'" (or in the case of Maidenform, two big ideas).
$59 | BUY ONLINE
Ours Decanter Set
Brooklyn-based design company Love & Victory winks at couples' cocktails with their decanter set featuring hand-engraved “His” & “Hers” tumblers. The decanter itself reads “Ours", because relationships (and drinking) are all about compromise.
$98 | BUY ONLINE
Carnegie Club Premiere Party
Celebrate the season five premiere at the just-renovated Carnegie Club, midtown's sprawling and dimly-lit cigar bar decorated with wooden bookcases, vintage hardbacks, and plushly upholstered sofa chairs and couches. Mad Men will be playing on three plasma TVs while patrons smoke cigars and waitresses serve "The Don Draper", a specialty cocktail made of gin, vermouth, pineapple, more gin, broken promises, impostor syndrome, and daddy issues.
9pm | 156 W. 56th Street, b/t 6th and 7th | 212-957-9676