Monthly Archives: March 2013

Fall 2013 Trend: Cool Rider

From sophisticated jackets to street-savvy overalls, leather hits the fast lane this season.

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Francisco Costa Designs T-shirt for amfAR

Francisco Costa

The awareness campaign features photos of the designer and other Brazilian celebrities like Adriana Lima and Gilberto Gil wearing the T-shirt.

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Hermès Artistic Director Pierre-Alexis Dumas to Receive Legion of Honor

More than 500 recipients of the French order, established in 1802 by Napoleon Bonaparte, were announced on the occasion of the Easter holiday in Europe.

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Judge Drops Buccellati Holding Italia Lawsuit in New York

Citing lack of jurisdiction, Judge Paul G. Gardephe dismissed the case against Laura Buccellati, the grandniece of Mario Buccellati, the company’s founder.

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The Easter Parade Procession Along Fifth Avenue

Colorful costumes and hats filled the street in front of St. Patrick’s Cathedral for the event on Sunday.

The Easter Parade Procession Along Fifth Avenue

Colorful costumes and hats filled the street in front of St. Patrick’s Cathedral for the event on Sunday.

Freddy Mercury Snuck Princess Diana into a Gay Club in the ’80s

For a welcome piece of retro-gossip, The Telegraph notes that comedian Cleo Rocos’s new book, The Power of Positive Drinking, contains the claim that she, fellow comedian Kenny Everett, and Freddy Mercury once dressed Princess Diana up as a man (the costume supposedly included an army jacket, cap, and sunglasses) and

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Can Women Have It All on the Times Obituary Page?

The New York Times made some changes to the obituary of Yvonne Brill, an 88-year-old rocket scientist who died last week, after readers pointed out that the piece’s lede praised her homemaking skills before the job that earned her a write-up in the first place. Brill’s career highlights include the

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Prince Charles Decorates Bernard Arnault

The luxury titan was made a Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire.

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