French Titans’ Pledges to Notre-Dame Pass €600 Million

In the aftermath of the fire at Notre-Dame, one of the great symbols of France, the luxury industry — another symbol of the country, thanks to names such as Dior, Louis Vuitton and Saint Laurent — has pledged hundreds of millions of euros to the cathedral’s restoration. The donations were followed on Tuesday by other…

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A Young Chef, and a Stunning Comeback

By the age of 26, Kwame Onwuachi had already experienced the kind of head-spinning rise and fall that most chefs will never know in a lifetime. Growing up in a financially struggling family in the Bronx, Mr. Onwuachi was sent to Nigeria at age 10 to live with relatives because he kept misbehaving in school.…

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French Fashion Billionaires Pledge Millions to Rebuild Notre Dame

A massive blaze devastated Paris’s 850-year old Notre Dame Cathedral, one of the country’s most historical structures and home to a number of prominent artifacts and relics on Monday afternoon, causing parts of the building to collapse. Shortly after, several French tycoons stepped up to make financial contributions to help rebuild Notre Dame. French magnate…

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H&M Might Rent You Clothes Soon

H&M makes no apologies for selling a constant stream of cool clothes. It’s their business, after all, and even a swift peek at their website shows they’re damn goo—you know what, shelve that thought, I need to buy this dress real quick. «Real quick» is the key, of course, as H&M makes its billion-dollar profits…

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Cool Jewelry Inspired by Frida Kahlo

She’s been tagged the original influencer, her familiar unibrow, coiled braid and hoops showing up on key rings, coffee mugs, dish towels and dinner plates. Even a Barbie has been cast in her image, down to her signature flower crown and the ropelike chains snaking to her waist. She’s Frida Kahlo, of course: artist, activist…

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Kendall Jenner on Engagement Rings and Kris Jenner’s Bling

Courtesy of Tiffany and Co. Kendall Jenner, seemingly, is someone entrenched high enough in the clouds of fame that anything she can imagine, she can have. And she often does: Coachella weekend one VIP bracelets, a radio talk show, a collection of vintage cars. But as it turns out, she also keeps her eyes on…

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In Stockholm, a Turn to Sharing Homes

STOCKHOLM — When Morgane Oléron and her partner parted ways after 11 years — and one or both had to leave their shared condo — one of the biggest logistical problems was finding a new place to live. Despite being repeatedly crowned as one of the most livable cities in Europe, Stockholm has a challenging…

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What I Love: A Space Fit for a Comma Queen

Eager to try New York on for size, Mary Norris spent the summer after her junior year at Rutgers in a sublet on Ninth Street between Avenues B and C. “This was way back in the early 70s, and it was really rugged over there,” recalled Ms. Norris, a former copy editor and proofreader at…

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Is Seltzer Jewish? And 99 Other Argument-Starters

Just to get it out there: Yes, bacon is on the list. “The 100 Most Jewish Foods: A Highly Debatable List” is a new book from Alana Newhouse and Tablet, the innovative and occasionally irreverent online magazine about Jewish culture. Ms. Newhouse, Tablet’s founder and editor in chief, said that she and a team of…

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