Scouting Report: Kendall & Kylie Selfie-Ready Swimsuits at Topshop

Scouting Report By ALISON S. COHN June 8, 2016 Openings and Events On Thursday, the Anglo-Swedish watch brand Larsson & Jennings will open a New York store. Pop into the West Village space to check out an array of minimalist timepieces, including a new Norse style with angular casing ($420), displayed on a cantilevered watch bar running the …

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Scene City: Meryl Streep’s Newest Role: Donald Trump (but Just for One Night)

June 7, 2016 Scene City By JACOB BERNSTEIN This Sunday, the Tony Awards will honor the best of Broadway and likely deliver many of the biggest prizes to “Hamilton,” the Public Theater’s biggest hit since “A Chorus Line” had its debut in 1975. So when the nonprofit theater had its annual gala Monday night in …

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First Person: Hillary Clinton’s Moment, and My Own

First Person By DOMINIQUE BROWNING June 8, 2016 She got me at the introductory video, before she ever set foot on stage. All those women, generations of us, races of us, ages of us; all those marches, and rallies, and speeches, and demonstrations. All that work, that hard, hard work, filled with fury and frustration, over all …

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Unbuttoned: Can America Build Its Own LVMH?

June 8, 2016 Unbuttoned By VANESSA FRIEDMAN On the second floor of a classic cast-iron building in SoHo, just above the madding crowd, there is an airy loft, all cool cream tones and Pierre Paulin chairs, oversize art books and Henri Cartier-Bresson prints. Plus, along one wall is a rail of discreet white and black …

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Rufus Wainwright’s 10-Year Journey Back to Judy Garland

Rufus Wainwright’s 10-Year Journey Back to Judy Garland By MICHAEL SCHULMAN June 4, 2016 Rufus Wainwright, 42, at the Russian Tea Room, will resurrect his tribute to Judy Garland at Carnegie Hall on June 16 and 17 before taking the show to Toronto. By MICHAEL SCHULMAN June 4, 2016 Rufus Wainwright remembers June 14, 2006, as the night he …

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A Harvard Professor Goes ‘Star Wars’ Crazy

By KATHERINE ROSMAN June 4, 2016 It was very hot last Tuesday night in the SoHo apartment of Jenna Lyons and Courtney Crangi, and not just because it was about 80 degrees outside and the air-conditioning unit was not up to the job. It was hot in the metaphorical sense, with the living room filled with members …

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Who Would Pay $300,000 for a Handbag?

By DESIREE AU June 3, 2016 HONG KONG — In a packed bidding room last Monday, Christie’s Hong Kong hosted its 30th-anniversary auction. The tightly curated catalog featured 30 lots, each chosen for its desirability and origin in categories such as fine art, ancient ceramics, jewelry, watches and rare wines. And handbags. One of the auction’s stars …

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