Fashion & Style

John Dean, Who Worked for Nixon, Sizes Up Trump

“That’s the silliness of Trump’s tweet saying Obama tapped him,” Mr. Dean said. “He could find that out within one phone call.” How low has President Obama gone to tapp my phones during the very sacred election process. This is Nixon/Watergate. Bad (or sick) guy! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 4, 2017 Cobb Salad and Coke Zero The day ...

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Imagining the Retail Store of the Future

Nevertheless, in a telephone call last week, Mr. Neves said: “I am a huge believer in physical stores. They are not going to vanish and will stay at the center of the seismic retail revolution that is only just getting started.” Continue reading the main story A corresponding report released by Bain & Company this week suggests that he might ...

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A New Line From Jeff Koons

Inspired by Mr. Koons’s “Gazing Ball” series of paintings from 2015, which featured exacting reproductions of various masterworks (Manet’s “Le Déjeuner sur l’Herbe,” Monet’s “Water Lilies,” Klimt’s “The Kiss”) with blue reflective spheres normally used as lawn ornaments affixed on top and refracting the viewer, the collection comprises five of the most famous paintings in history, including the “Mona Lisa,” ...

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At Cafe Milano, Politicians Are Served Dinner and Peace of Mind

“There’s more wheeling and dealing,” Mr. Nuschese said. Originally from Minori, Italy, Mr. Nuschese, 56, learned the importance of discretion while managing restaurants in Las Vegas, another city where luck can change in an instant. As a policy, he will not publicly say who visits, but in an era where today’s lunch becomes tomorrow’s e-newsletter gossip tidbit, news has a ...

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He Saves Fashion Models From Financial Chaos

“You want to stay current and trendy like all the other girls,” Ms. Pring said. “But you know what? I don’t need all that stuff. I can pay down my principal faster with that money.” Photo Karlie Kloss has sought Mr. Tumminia’s advice. Credit Thibault Camus/Associated Press Mr. Tumminia isn’t someone who hangs around with models and turned it into ...

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Sleep Is the New Status Symbol

In Paris, Hugo Mercier, a computer science engineer, has invested in sound waves. He has raised over $10 million to create a headband that uses them to induce sleep. The product, called Dreem, has been beta-tested on 500 people (out of a pool of 6,500 applicants, Mr. Mercier said) and will be ready for sale this summer. Continue reading the ...

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Jil Sander Gets New Creative Directors; Emilio Pucci Loses One

Photo Massimo Giorgetti, who announced his departure from Emilio Pucci this week. Credit Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images Another week, another round of designer musical chairs in the creative studios of top-tier European luxury houses. On Thursday, Emilio Pucci announced the abrupt departure of Massimo Giorgetti, and Friday brought the appointment of the husband-and-wife team Luke and Lucie Meier as joint ...

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Women, Fashion Has You Covered

Look to the red carpet: There was Ruth Negga owning the last awards season in a series of generously sleeved frocks, and then showing up at the Oscars almost entirely covered in red Valentino — long sleeves, high neck, long skirt — and making pretty much every top 10 best-dressed list of the night. Ditto Jessica Biel (in long-sleeved, high-necked, ...

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Cody Brown, Who Seeks to Make Virtual Reality Widespread

Photo Cody Brown, who is working to unleash virtual reality’s social potential. Credit Ryan Shorosky for The New York Times Name Cody Brown Age 28 Hometown Denver Now Lives In a four-bedroom, three-story apartment in Bushwick, Brooklyn, with two other young entrepreneurs and a filmmaker. Claim to Fame Mr. Brown is a new-media wunderkind, having helped found NYU Local, a ...

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Overalls and the Everyday Elegance of Chance the Rapper

Photo Credit Philip Burke Obsolescence is the engine of style, and the sad fate of any fashionable garment is to die after each season, as the fashion historian Olivier Saillard once said. Yet there is at least one article of clothing that is seemingly inoculated against this inevitable death sentence. And that is overalls. The thought came to me not ...

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