Fashion & Style

The Women Who Met Hillary, and Spotted a Future Political Star

Ms. Piercy, representing the league, went on to attend the Republican and Democratic conventions in 1972, a key inflection point for female activists. “We realized that the only way we could be accepted as equals was to be in office,” she said. “But the parties were not interested in cultivating women. So we realized we would have to train them ...

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Wintering the Danish Way: Learning About Hygge

“We talk about it constantly,” Mr. Wiking said. “I’ll invite you over for dinner and during the week we’ll talk about how hyggelig it’s going to be, and then during the dinner we’ll talk about hyggelig it is, and then during the week afterwards, you’ll remind me about how hyggelig Saturday was.” (The adjectival form of the word is pronounced ...

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Monsieur Vogue Is Leaving Trumpland

“First of all,” he says, well aware of my fashion ignorance, “this is a Norma Kamali sleeping bag coat.” Then he offers his declaration: “You make the choice to be in Trumpland or you make the choice to eject yourself from the horror of Trumpland. I’ve made my choice not to be part of Trumpland.” But, I point out, Donald ...

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Franca Sozzani Dies at 66; Gave Italian Vogue a Daring Look and Voice

“She had the best eye for photography,” said Mr. Lindbergh, who began working with Ms. Sozzani in the early 1980s and kept up their collaboration for so long that Ms. Sozzani referred to herself as “the longest wife in your life.” (They were not, in fact, married, though Mr. Lindbergh did say in a phone interview, only partly in jest, ...

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Confirm or Deny: André Leon Talley

Photo André Leon Talley on the property of Mount Sinai Baptist Church in Durham, N.C. Credit Jeremy M. Lange for The New York Times Maureen Dowd: You have gorgeous stuff in your house in White Plains, but you don’t entertain. André Leon Talley: Confirm. You don’t like it when Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski dress like twins. Confirm. You once ...

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An App Combats Bullying, One Anonymous Compliment at a Time

Photo A friend’s death served as the impetus for Austin Kevitch’s anti-bullying app. Credit Nathaniel Wood for The New York Times Name Austin Kevitch Age 25 Hometown Blue Bell, Pa. Now Lives In a 3,500-square-foot Craftsman house in Santa Monica, Calif., that he shares with four employees and his younger sister. Claim to Fame Mr. Kevitch is the founder of ...

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China Machado, Breakthrough Model Until the End, Dies at 86

“China Machado was one of the first great pioneers in the firmament of haute couture,” André Leon Talley, the former Vogue editor at large and the fashion and style director of i.am+, the tech firm founded by Will.i.am, wrote in an email. He added that she “made of her ethnicity something powerful. Internationally, she paved the way for diversity and ...

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Kering’s Latest Luxury: A Generous Parental Leave Policy

Previously, Kering’s various brands set their own policies, in compliance with local regulations. That means its 5,000-plus employees in the U.S., where federal law mandates only 12 weeks unpaid time off for new parents, were offered either no compensated time off or a combination of paid and unpaid leave. Meanwhile, Kering’s Italian contingent — about 7,000 people — was given ...

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Kelly Oxford Is Looking for Peace of Mind

By 9:30 a.m., she typically walked with a girlfriend, and with Lou, to a coffee shop near her Studio City home. She has returned to the coffee shop just once since Lou’s death. “Everyone there said, ‘Where’s Lou?’ And I cried.” Continue reading the main story Ms. Oxford said she often felt awkward in real-life situations. But sharing on social ...

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Bill Cunningham, Unpublished Photos – The New York Times

A look at the photographs that almost made Bill’s column this year, explained by his longtime collaborator. DECEMBER 16, 2016 Image CreditBill Cunningham/The New York Times Every Sunday, after Bill had gone to church, I could be sure that my phone would ring. “Kurdewan … Bill Cunningham here,” he would say, as if I didn’t know, every time. Every week ...

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