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In a tumultuous time, many adults under 35 have stopped playing it safe. Instead of banking as much of their ...
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Timothy Godbold, an interior designer based in Southampton, used to just be an enthusiastic fan of the angular modernist homes ...
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Then came their joint tattoo session, but not before their first kiss. “We were excited and giddy,” Ms. Thompson said.After ...
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Slow to Take Off, After a First Date They Cruised

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Dress Like a Coastal Grandmother All Summer Long With These Amazon Fashion Finds

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Rag Report Explains It All

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It was a joke about a mother, cocaine and Walmart that set the man off.He had been sitting with a ...
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Richie Rich sauntered into Cafeteria dressed to thrill. Heads spun to take in his arrival at the deluxe Chelsea diner ...
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As her brother’s fame grew, she struggled with her status as the least famous member of her nuclear family. And ...
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Gardening Shouldn’t Be Painful. Here’s How to Avoid Common Injuries.

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All the Best Fashion Campaigns of Pre-Fall 2022

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Meet the New Old Book Collectors

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Mattea Roach Ended Her ‘Jeopardy!’ Streak. Her Blazers Live On.

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The Multi-Layered Movie of American Fashion

When “In America: A Lexicon of Fashion,” the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute show, opened last September as the ...
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Fancy Fascinators and Floral Dresses

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30 Stunning Photos of Royals at the Met Gala

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Chanel in Monaco: ‘Our Town’ by Way of the Grimaldis and the Go-Go’s

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You Bought a House. Your Colleague Didn’t. It’s Still OK to Celebrate.

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Olivia Culpo, Brandi Cyrus, and More Take Our Mother’s Day Questionnaire—With Their Moms!

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Hester Diamond’s Eldorado Duplex Is Listed for $19.5 Million

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How Indie Sleaze Went High Fashion

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Fashion’s Future Is Borrowed From the Past—and Lives on Through Instagram

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Is Supporting My Brother Worth the Insult to My Family?

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After the Met Gala, the Beauty World Has Its Own Celebration

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What to Eat, See and Do in Manhattan 

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For Wedding Gifts, More Couples Are Asking For Cash

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Marcus Leatherdale, Portraitist of Downtown Manhattan, Dies at 69

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