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Lace Takes a Modern Turn in Interiors

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THREE DECADES after my Madonna phase, I found myself again falling under lace’s spell.It wasn’t black fingerless gloves that bewitched me this time, but the exquisitely trimmed interiors in “The Crown,” Netflix’s paean to Britain’s upper crust, and a recent run-in with a curtain in the door of a Little Italy boutique in Manhattan.

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When a First-Timer’s Luxury Cruise Turns Into an SOS

02/16 19:04 Anonymous 0

IT’S A MYSTERIOUS TRUTH I’ve yet to fathom, but the fact is that a stranger’s opinion, delivered forcefully, often carries more weight with me than it should.The stranger in question was a man of a certain age, holding forth at a cocktail party in London on the pleasures of a world cruise.

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Just the Crêpe You’re Craving

02/15 19:06 Anonymous 0

A classic buckwheat crêpe filled with ham and cheese will always evoke Paris.But sometimes you crave something lighter, more citrusy, with a dollop of honey-sweet yogurt.

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Beyond Big Diamonds: These 4 New Jewelry Designers Know What Women Want

02/15 19:06 Anonymous 0

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A new wave of innovative jewelers—all women—is bringing craftsmanship to the Instagram generation.ET




We discovered New York City designer Brent Neale on Instagram, which is how many of her customers follow her work.

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Classic Recipe: Steak au Poivre With Roast Potatoes

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“IT’S THE HEIGHT of French cuisine,” said Lee Hanson of this steak au poivre, the sort of classic, crowd-pleasing fare he and co-chef Riad Nasr will offer at their all-day brasserie, Frenchette, opening in a few weeks in Manhattan’s Tribeca.Peppercorn-crusted filet mignon in a cream sauce comes with a side of buttery roast potatoes.

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John Galliano Opens Up

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At Maison Margiela, the designer—one of fashion’s most virtuosic (and controversial) talents—is designing in the present tense




















Updated Feb.7, 2018 9:55 a.

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Tokyo’s Growing Yen for High-Rise Apartments

02/15 19:06 Anonymous 0

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Prices in Tokyo’s most exclusive neighborhoods are rising, as more buyers want to be near good shopping and dining.Here, Tokyo Tower, a communications and observation tower on the right of the image, dominates the skyline.

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Bruce Willis Downsizes in Manhattan

02/15 19:04 Anonymous 0

Weeks after finding a buyer for their sprawling Central Park West apartment, actor Bruce Willis and his wife, Emma, are downsizing to a smaller Manhattan home.The couple has gone into contract for a four-bedroom, roughly 3,000-square-foot apartment at One West End, according to the listing agents.

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Skyscrapers Face the Apocalypse

02/15 07:07 Anonymous 0

On an ordinary day, George Dotzler may deal with wind speeds equivalent to a Category 5 hurricane, torrential rains akin to a monsoon and seismic shifts that feel like an earthquake.Rounding out the day could involve a heat wave and an arctic blast.

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A Slice of the High Life: Homes in Luxury Towers

02/14 19:05 Anonymous 0

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These apartments on the market feature big windows, private outdoor space and wide views from a high perch




















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A Day in the Life of a Composer and Arts Visionary

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Paola Prestini is shepherding a new wave of experimental music




















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PAOLA PRESTINI isn’t your typical music industry impresario.

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How Much of Your $355 Ticket Is Profit for Airlines?

02/14 19:05 Anonymous 0

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Airlines are healthier than ever financially—and that’s why they add more fees and more seats




















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Next time you board a flight, just imagine you’re putting a $20 bill in the airline’s tip jar.

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Escalation Clauses: A Little-Known Bidding-War Strategy

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In red-hot real-estate markets, some buyers use escalation clauses to automatically increase their offers; but the strategy has risks


















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