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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Martha Stewart’s Right-Hand Man

If you want to understand why Kevin Sharkey is Martha Stewart’s most trusted employee and best friend, consider how he treats his less famous companions: Once, for a cross-country drive that involved overnight stays in dingy motels, Mr. Sharkey brought along pillows, perfectly pressed D. Porthault linens and bolts of painter’s tarp. Upon arriving at…

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Chanting Crowds and Camo Chic

Image Fidel Castro, in signature military fatigues, being interviewed during his trip to New YorkCreditThe New York Times It was like Sinatra headlining in Vegas. On April 21, 1959 — 60 years ago this Sunday — thousands of adoring New Yorkers gave a tumultuous welcome to a young celebrity emerging from Penn Station: Fidel Castro,…

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