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From Runway to Runner: The Crossover Appeal of Fashion Trends

By JULIE LASKY May 4, 2016 Leather belting, fringe citrus colors, playful geometric prints, Victorian styling: Those were the trends that magazines like Elle and Vogue spotted in the spring 2016 fashion collections. So prepare to find them at NYCxDesign. The five-borough cross-disciplinary festival, which runs through May 17, celebrates the indefatigable furniture makers, weavers, jewelry artists, …

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The Plus-Size Modeling World Has a New Star: And It’s a Guy

By MICHELLE GREEN May 4, 2016 This year, the backdrop for the annual Jeffrey Fashion Cares celebration, a buoyant benefit for L.G.B.T. causes, was military might. At the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum on April 4, fashion-world movers like the designers Prabal Gurung, Thom Browne and Alexis Bittar circulated under missiles, air-kissed next to gun turrets …

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Boîte: Market Hotel, a D.I.Y. Rock Club in Bushwick, Rises Again

May 4, 2016 By BILLY GRAY Shuttered D.I.Y. rock clubs rarely get an encore. But Market Hotel, a rollicking space under the tracks of the J/M/Z subway lines, defied the odds and rose again in January, six years after the police raided it over the lack of a liquor license. Market Hotel first opened in …

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Phenomena: Brooks Brothers Revives the Preppiest Shirt Collar

By TROY PATTERSON May 2, 2016 The most profound recent development in men’s clothing concerns the millimetric adjustment of a garment first sold in 1900. In January, Brooks Brothers issued a redesign of its oxford-cloth button-down, the shirt known commonly, and not quite insufferably, as an OCBD. The upgrade to mother-of-pearl buttons, the addition of side gussets …

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On the Runway: What Is the Met Gala, and Who Gets to Go?

May 2, 2016 Vanessa Friedman ON THE RUNWAY Officially, it’s the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Benefit, a black-tie extravaganza held the first Monday in May to raise money for the Costume Institute (a.k.a. the fashion department), the only one of the Met’s curatorial departments that has to fund itself. Unofficially, Monday night’s festivities …

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Brooklyn’s Wearable Revolution

By VANESSA FRIEDMAN April 30, 2016 Monday is what for many in the fashion-Hollywood-business-celebrity nexus is considered the highlight of the social season: the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute gala. Before guests like Sarah Jessica Parker and Johnny Depp run the flashbulb gantlet to get to their Champagne and canapés, however, they will have to air-kiss …

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Elon Musk’s Model Mother, Maye, Prepares for Met Gala Debut

By LAURA M. HOLSON April 30, 2016 The DVF Awards hosted by Diane von Furstenberg three weeks ago was filled with Botox blondes, crowding the bar in black cocktail dresses. Towering above them in stiletto heels and snugly fitting snow-white lace that matched her bobbed hair was Maye Musk, escorted by Marina Arsenijevic, a Serbian concert pianist. “Isn’t …

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Up Next: A Pop Life After ‘The Walking Dead’

April 29, 2016 By STACEY ANDERSON Name Emily Kinney Age 30 Hometown North Bend, Neb. Now Lives In a small one-bedroom apartment near Lincoln Center, and in a cozy rental in West Hollywood, Calif. Claim to Fame A television actress and indie rock singer, Ms. Kinney starred as the tenacious Beth in three seasons of …

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