What’s New York Fashion Really About?

The existential questions of American fashion — what is it? can it be defined? how does it relate to shifting American identity? — were thrust into the cultural conversation in September with the Metropolitan Museum’s fall Costume Institute show, a revisionist look at the “lexicon” of design born in this country. This week, it’s about…

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Shopping for Outdoor Planters

Outdoor planters can transform almost any hard surface — a terrace, a balcony, even a stoop — into a garden. “You can get that lush look, and really have it just about anywhere,” said Julie Farris, the founder of the Brooklyn-based landscape design companies XS Space and Landstylist. But a hodgepodge of too many kinds…

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Kim Kardashian and Pete Davidson Star in the White House Correspondents’ Dinner: The Reality Show

The White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner, that much-maligned evening of political and media schmoozing formerly known as the “nerd prom,” returned Saturday night after a two-year Covid-19 hiatus. It may not be the most obvious place for an obsessively-followed, newish celebrity couple to make their red carpet debut. But if that obsessively-followed, newish celebrity couple…

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