Kerby Jean-Raymond and Kering Launch Your Friends in New York

David M. BenettGetty Images Kerby Jean-Raymond and Kering are looking to empower the next generation of innovators. Today, the founder of New York fashion label Pyer Moss and the French luxury conglomerate unveiled the next phase of their Your Friends in New York (YFINY) partnership, a platform that launched quietly earlier this year when Jean-Raymond…

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Travis Scott Meets McDonald’s in a Partnership of Merchandising Minds

During my childhood years, my family’s kitchen cabinets used to be lousy with the sorts of commemorative glassware you’d get at Burger King or McDonald’s — a Luke Skywalker here, a Snoopy there. These were part of huge global marketing pushes for creative projects being milked for every last ounce of intellectual property, but also…

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That Roof Deck Makes for a Nice One-Room Schoolhouse

Vanessa Phillips was sold on a two-bedroom apartment at One Hundred Barclay, a luxury condo conversion in TriBeCa, because of the enviable amenity space she saw when she visited the building in February. The Ralph Walker-designed Art Deco tower has two landscaped terraces, a media room, music rooms, a wine lounge, a billiards room and…

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Getting Wise to Fake News

Lindsay Dina wasn’t fooled by a photo on Facebook that supposedly showed masses of dolphins frolicking in the canals of Venice. Ms. Dina, 75, ventured onto the social media platform roughly a decade ago, and has developed some savvy. She mostly shares information from established news organizations. She has deleted posts making bizarre claims about…

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Jerry Lorenzo, the Designer Behind the Cult Label Fear of God

After deliberating for two years before releasing his seventh collection, Jerry Lorenzo, the designer behind Fear of God, shifted hard from the streetwear that elevated him to cult status soon after he founded the Los Angeles based label in 2013. In a bid to become what Mr. Lorenzo termed a “permanent, foundational’’ presence in men’s…

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Back to School With Tan France

Three years ago at an Embassy Suites in Glendale, Calif., Antoni Porowski spotted his soon-to-be co-star Tan France in the hotel’s gym. Mr. France was wearing tailored gym shorts and a crisp Nike shirt tucked neatly into his waistband. His hair was perfectly coifed and he was smiling as he StairMastered without breaking a sweat.…

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Snow Golf? In Switzerland, Where the Greens Are White

For years, golf has been associated with lush greens, bluebird skies and a Whitman’s sampler of riotous plaids and checks. But few know the sport has also quietly embraced winter whites, particularly in ski-crazy Switzerland. In 2021, the Engadin Snow Golf Cup will enter its 42nd year in Switzerland’s Engadine Valley, home to St. Moritz,…

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Hotel Housekeepers Say New Cleaning Protocols Put Their Jobs at Risk

In the past four months, nearly every major hotel brand in the world has announced a cleaning program highlighting new disinfecting and sterilizing procedures. Many companies are consulting with medical organizations; some are using robots; all say they are cleaning more than ever before. Their messaging is clear: Hotels are very clean. But many of…

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Dream Homes for Golfers and Wine Lovers

If your idea of a dream home includes a combination of golf, nature, quality architecture and fine wine, there are master-planned communities around the world offering the best of all four. “Some of the top golf clubs in the world also have some of the finest wine cellars,” said Greg Nathan, chief business officer of…

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Golf in a Remote and Breathtaking Part of the World

An Andean condor, one of the world’s largest flying birds, occasionally sails beneath the snowy peak of the Lanín volcano, swoops through a valley and over the fairway at El Desafío Mountain Resort in Patagonia’s northwest region. Pumas, foxes and wild boars sometimes make their way near the course too, said Alfredo Bauer, who pauses…

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