From Clocks

Queen Elizabeth’s Party Planner Is Proud to Wear $35 Shoes

By COURTNEY RUBIN April 23, 2016 LONDON — Lady Elizabeth Anson, Queen Elizabeth II’s cousin and her party planner for more than 50 years, was raised in a Downton Abbey-like home where servants ironed the newspapers, and was married at Westminster Abbey. But on a recent Friday, Lady Elizabeth — the orchestrator of some of Britain’s most …

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Prince Is Mourned by Fashion World, Which Counted Him as One of Its Own

By JACOB BERNSTEIN April 22, 2016 Prince wasn’t someone many people said no to. The model Naomi Campbell was apparently one of them. “I was 17 years old when I met him,” Ms. Campbell said on Thursday, the day of Prince’s death. “I was with Azzedine Alaïa and Jean-Baptiste Mondino in Paris, and I remember Prince said …

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Unbuttoned: Bankers in the Age of Bernie: Do They Need Camouflage?

April 21, 2016 Unbuttoned By VANESSA FRIEDMAN He came, he lost, but his rhetoric continues. I am speaking, of course, of Senator Bernie Sanders, who may have ceded the Democratic primary in New York to Hillary Clinton on Tuesday, but who has made a very visible part of the city into the punching bag of …

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Boîte: Proof & Gauge, a Long Island City Bar, Makes Its Own Gin

April 20, 2016 By BRIAN SLOAN Chris Murillo, 36, was a corporate lawyer and a cocktail connoisseur when, four years ago on New Year’s Eve, he got the kind of idea that comes only after midnight and a few drinks. “I decided to start the first craft distillery in Queens,” he said. “After sitting in …

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On the Runway: The Royal (Clothes) Tour of India

April 18, 2016 Vanessa Friedman ON THE RUNWAY The seven-day British royal tour of India and Bhutan, which ended on Saturday, was an opportunity for many things, including benign national outreach and a show of good will between countries with a complicated history, as well as multiple photos featuring Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of …

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Mary Beard and Her ‘Battle Cry’ Against Internet Trolling

By MATTHEW SCHNEIER April 16, 2016 Mary Beard, silver-haired and red-shod, was seated in front of a packed house at Lincoln Center one recent Thursday morning, addressing an annual conference called the Women in the World Summit. Ms. Beard, a professor at the University of Cambridge and the author of more than 10 books on the classics …

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Future Tense: The Right to Privacy for Children Online

April 15, 2016 Future Tense By TEDDY WAYNE This week, Beyoncé introduced an athleisure clothing line called Ivy Park. The brand’s name derives from a beloved childhood park she ran in, and from her 4-year-old daughter, Blue Ivy, a regular on her Instagram account and in her videos who also appears in the commercial, on …

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Vows: A Love at First Sight, Seen Clearly at Last

April 15, 2016 By VINCENT M. MALLOZZI When Nancy Balbirer and Howard Morris met as drama students at New York University in 1983, they developed a crush on each other that almost led to romance. “I loved him immediately, and I practically threw myself at him,” said Ms. Balbirer, then an 18-year-old freshman. “He was …

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