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The ‘Esquire Man’ Is Dead. Long Live the ‘Esquire Man.’

To that pocket-square-wearing, sidecar-sipping human known as the “Esquire man,” this was life as it was intended to be: a roomful of wags in natty suits throwing back cocktails and trading banter in one of Manhattan’s hottest restaurants, as willowy models and square-jawed movie stars circled the room. At Esquire magazine’s “Mavericks of Style” dinner, …

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Feuds: Nicki Minaj Scolds Shoe Designer for Ignoring Her

Another day, another social media feud. On Friday morning, Nicki Minaj took to both Twitter and Instagram to call out Giuseppe Zanotti, an Italian luxury shoe brand, for using her name in its designs and tapping into her fan base without offering her payment or a creative collaboration in exchange. Ms. Minaj asserted that despite …

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Red Carpet Watch: Ruth Negga Is This Award Season’s Fashion Darling

Every awards season, fashion seems to fall head over ears in love with a star. Last year, it was Alicia Vikander with her balletic grace; this year, it is Ruth Negga with her from-another-era appeal. Far from mermaid gowns and plunging necklines — a common red carpet playbook for ingénues — Ms. Negga’s style has …

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Modern Love: The Secret to Sibling Success

Modern Love By ELLEN UMANSKY Years ago, my younger brother and I attended the wedding of a childhood friend, held on a high floor of a stylish San Francisco hotel. We were standing by the floor-to-ceiling windows, joking with each other, when the sister of the groom approached. “You guys are so close,” she said. …

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Pedro Pascal: Making It at 41

LONDON — Pedro Pascal was a little lost. He exited the Liverpool Street train station, staring at the glowing blue Google Maps dot on his iPhone screen. And that is when he nearly had an ending much like that of Oberyn Martell, the character he played on “Game of Thrones.” While crossing the street, he …

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On the Runway: Riccardo Tisci Leaves Givenchy: What It Means

Vanessa Friedman ON THE RUNWAY Yet another seismic shift is taking place in French fashion. Riccardo Tisci, the creative director of Givenchy and the designer responsible for redefining the brand Audrey Hepburn built for the Kardashian era, said on Thursday that he was leaving the brand after 12 years. A successor has not been announced. …

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Party Coverage: Scene City: Bella Hadid, Dianna Agron and Camille Rowe at Dior Party

Party Coverage: Scene City By THE NEW YORK TIMES Dior celebrated its new fragrance, Poison Girl, with a party at the Manhattan hot spot Up & Down on Tuesday night. Clockwise from top left: a display inside the club; TK Wonder Quann, left, and Cipriana Quann; the scene on the dance floor; the D.J. Mia …

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Peloton Instructors Ride for Fitness and Fame

Last year, Fred Klein spent a lot of time in group exercise classes in Manhattan, although replacing his love handles with rock-hard obliques was not his objective. Mr. Klein is the chief content officer for Peloton Cycle, a boutique fitness studio. He was seeking instructors to poach and hire. For months Mr. Klein burned calories …

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