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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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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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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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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Day Out: Jeff Daniels Takes a Baseball Break From ‘Blackbird’

By LEAH ROZEN April 29, 2016 Jeff Daniels adjusted his reading glasses and bent close to peer at a framed baseball card from 1909 featuring Honus Wagner, a legendary shortstop for the Pittsburgh Pirates. “It’s so small,” he said of the card, on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Emmy-winning actor (for HBO’s “The Newsroom”) …

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Social Q’s: Words Can Never Hurt Me? Bah!

April 28, 2016 Social Q’s By PHILIP GALANES I have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and was prescribed Adderall, which has some side effects, including loss of appetite. My college roommate, who is one of my best friends, has made numerous comments about how “lucky” I am to be taking it because I don’t feel hungry …

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