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New Beginnings: Tamara Mellon Kicks It Up

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Here near the heart of Hollywood, up a canyon at a compound lined with enough contemporary art for a respectable museum, Tamara Mellon, a founder of Jimmy Choo, is trying her hand at life in Los Angeles. The city represents a new beginning for Ms. Mellon, who has been, in various …

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Scouting Report: Hold Onto Your Wallets! January Brings Big Designer Discounts

Sales Put your best foot forward for bargain-hunting at the New Year’s sales in a pair of multi-heart TOMS x James Goldcrown slippers ($59) from a new collaboration between the buy-one-give-one shoe brand and the artist behind New York’s much-Instagrammed Love Wall murals. At 264 Elizabeth Street. TOMS x James Goldcrown slippers. In preparation for …

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On the Runway: Kim Kardashian West Returns to Social Media With a Lesson in Image Control

Vanessa Friedman ON THE RUNWAY So Kim Kardashian West is back — on social media, and with an instructive lesson in image management and control of the personal narrative. Oh, how we missed her! In the months since her robbery at gunpoint during Paris Fashion Week in October, the woman who effectively built a brand …

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Critical Shopper: From Push-Ups to Bralettes: Victoria’s Secret Revamps

Critical Shopper By KATHERINE BERNARD As I enter the new Victoria’s Secret on Fifth Avenue in Midtown Manhattan, a mantra comes to mind: Secrets aren’t sexy. What women are forced to hide about our sexuality — experience, orientation, assaults — pinches far worse than stiff underwire. Looking at the company’s social media accounts, there’s an …

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On the Runway: What to Watch For in Fashion in 2017

Vanessa Friedman ON THE RUNWAY So, the sparkly dresses and heat tech have been worn; the ball, and the other shoe, has dropped. The year 2016 is over, and 2017 has begun. It’s no longer time to look back, but to look forward. And what do we see? When it comes to fashion — or …

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Drew Elliott of Paper Magazine Knows Exactly What He’s Doing

When two of the masterminds at Paper Magazine, Drew Elliott and Mickey Boardman, went to Kim Hastreiter, one if its founders, with the idea of putting Kim Kardashian West on the cover for the 30th anniversary issue, she immediately put her foot down. “I said, ‘Over my dead body are you putting her on that …

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Skin Deep: Stacey Griffith of SoulCycle Dishes on Her Beauty and Fitness Regimen

Skin Deep By BEE SHAPIRO As one of SoulCycle’s top instructors, Stacey Griffith, 48, has a following that transcends likes on social media. Her weekly spin classes at the Upper East Side and TriBeCa locations are packed with New York City’s power players, such as Mickey Drexler and Kelly Ripa, who rave about her infectious …

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My Father, the Shapeshifter

LOS ANGELES — On a warm September evening in the Hollywood Hills, guests at a book party for the writer Susan Faludi sipped prosecco and munched on lotus root chips in the courtyard of the Spanish-style home of the journalist Steve Oney and his wife, the interior designer Madeline Stuart. Book people mixed with movie …

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Scene Stealers: Introducing the Stallone Sisters

Scene Stealers By BROOKS BARNES WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — It was a high-wattage room even by this city’s standards. Emma Stone and Jessica Chastain were there, dressed to the nines. So were Judd Apatow and Jeff Bridges. As hunky waiters passed out hamachi tacos and mini bottles of Champagne, Kate Beckinsale, Chris Pine, Naomie Harris …

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