Move Over, Rat Pack and Brat Pack: Here Comes the Snap Pack

By KATHERINE ROSMAN April 6, 2016 On a warm-for-March night, a foursome led by a 23-year-old fledgling fashion designer named Andrew Warren shimmied themselves into an Uber S.U.V. They were heading from a pajama-themed party at the Dolce & Gabbana store on Fifth Avenue to dinner at a new restaurant, Vandal, on the Bowery. Dressed in a …

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Model in Gucci Ad Is Deemed ‘Unhealthily Thin’ by British Regulator

By DAN BILEFSKY April 6, 2016 LONDON — The model in the Gucci ad is young and waiflike, her frail body draped in a geometric-pattern dress as she leans back in front of a wall painted with a tree branch that appears to mimic the angle of her silhouette. On Wednesday, the Advertising Standards Authority of Britain …

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Up Next: Nigel Sylvester’s Ride Into Fashion Is No Stunt

April 5, 2016 By JOANNA NIKAS Age 28 Hometown Queens Now Lives In a brownstone in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. Claim to Fame Mr. Sylvester is a professional BMX biker who made his name not through competitions, as most bikers do, but on YouTube and Instagram (@nigelsylvester), where he has more than 150,000 followers. Sports Illustrated called …

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Selling Luxury in Iran

By ELIZABETH PATON April 5, 2016 Bypassed for decades by the luxury industry, Iran and its explosive market growth potential have recaptured the attention of global luxury heavyweights in the last 12 months. After more than 30 years of isolation and austerity, the country re-entered the global economy when economic sanctions were lifted in January, something Morgan …

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Skin Deep: Gwyneth Paltrow Shares Beauty Advice, Even Though Her Daughter Is the Expert

April 4, 2016 By BEE SHAPIRO These days, the actress Gwyneth Paltrow, 43, is perhaps better known for her website, Goop.com, where New Age meets wellness meets urban bourgeoisie. Not content with, well, just content, she has been developing makeup products with Juice Beauty and has introduced her Goop skin-care line. Ms. Paltrow, who is …

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At Home With Gloria Vanderbilt: Gloria Vanderbilt’s Story (Reprised)

At Home With Gloria Vanderbilt By PENELOPE GREEN April 2, 2016 Sometimes Anderson Cooper imagines himself as the Thomas Cromwell to his mother’s Henry VIII, the voice of reason — the tether — to her buoyant impulsiveness. And sometimes he pictures Gloria Vanderbilt, who has been in the public eye since her birth 92 years ago, as …

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