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Thursday, July 31, 2014

Fashion & Style

The Looks of Summer

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Girls in their summer dresses stride on. Even if those dresses these days can be a bit of a mishmash.

When Is ‘Prefall’? As Soon as You Want It to Be

At a Hamptons variation on a pop-up shop, invitation-only guests sought instant wardrobe refreshers substantial enough for autumn, but airy enough to be worn on the spot.

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Disruptions

Digital Divide on the Wedding Aisle

For brides and grooms: To hashtag or not to hashtag, that is the question.

Unbuttoned

Beyoncé, a Legend of Rock, but Not Fashion

Robin Harper/Invision, via Associated Press

The singer demonstrates that you don’t have to create clothing trends to be a superstar.

A new crop of statement tops, here a look worn by Helena Bordon outside the Dior show.
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A new crop of statement tops, here a look worn by Helena Bordon outside the Dior show.

Browsing

More Than Words Can Say

Tops for prefall combine interesting shapes and femininity; ankle boots for prefall help you transition seasons; House of Holland is releasing a line of leather items; and a slip dress.

Luxury That’s From Africa, and for Africa

Okapi, the leather goods line, which says it is the first Made in Africa luxury brand, aims to reposition the continent as a source of premium manufacturing.

Looking to Rub Elbows With the Kardashians

Kim Kardashian and her sisters Kourtney and Khloé did not make an appearance at their Dash pop-up store, but you could find their likenesses everywhere.

Nordstrom Buying a Website for Men’s Wear

The acquisition is the latest sign that retailers see ample opportunity for growth in men’s wear.

At Patagonia, the Bottom Line Includes the Earth

The company, which sells outdoor apparel and gear, has an unusual commitment to advancing sustainability, sometimes at the expense of its profit.

Beauty
J. Colby Smith is a popular practitioner of piercing at New York Adorned in the East Village.
Sam Polcer for The New York Times

J. Colby Smith is a popular practitioner of piercing at New York Adorned in the East Village.

If having a piercing was once an in-your-face roar, the new vogue is a whisper.

Back From Paris, With Beauty Trophies in Tow

Citypharma Du Four Bonaparte has French potions for Americans in the know.

Summer Shades at the Makeup Counter

Some new roses, peonies and poppies are available now at beauty counters.

Daniel Arnold, whose photos on Instagram chronicle everyday life.

Daniel Arnold, whose photos on Instagram chronicle everyday life.

Up Next

Moment (Click) by Moment (Click)

Daniel Arnold’s photographs can be riveting, as his 62,000 followers on Instagram can attest.

First Person

The Stylist Makes the Man, and the Dandy

Michael Musto: moving from journalist to bon vivant, with a little help from his friend.

Intersection

Street Style on the High Line in New York City

A visitor from Hawaii can’t kick the style habits she picked up when she lived in New York.

Scene City

Vintage Hip-Hop in the Hamptons

The gala, an annual event by the Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation, praised generous contributions to the community.

Boîte

The Moonlight Mile in Greenpoint, Brooklyn

Classic rock, craft beer and more than 150 American whiskeys to lure you to this watering hole.

Sunday Styles

A Toast? How About a Toke?

Alison Vagnini

In Colorado and Washington State, wedding planners for pot enthusiasts are incorporating weed in everything from bouquets to decorations to gifts.

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Where Snarl Meets Roar

Neighbors of the East Hampton Airport are complaining about noise, which they say has worsened as private flights increase.

Emoji begin to dominate the conversation.

OKCupid Plays With Love in User Experiments

The dating website OKCupid published the results of three experiments it conducted on users in the name of social science.

Workout Clothes With High-Tech Twist Sell Briskly

Though clothing sales have been strained in recent years, activewear has become a $33.4 billion business, as popular on the street as it is in the gym.

Mandalay Journal

Where Ancient Burmese Beauty Balm Competes With Modern Cosmetics

Thanakha, a paste long prized in Myanmar for its sunblock and aesthetic qualities, is facing a challenge from multinational cosmetic corporations.

Scene Stealers

Keeping Secrets in Hollywood

Whisper and Secret, apps that let you dish dirt while staying anonymous, are rather tame in a city of insiders.

The Collection: A Fashion App for the iPad

Get complete coverage of fashion and style and the latest looks from the runway.

On the Runway Blog

Kering’s Acquisition of Ulysse Nardin Means More Than You Think

Saint Laurent stole the headlines with its effect on the luxury group’s earnings, but the Swiss watch company’s purchase is the real news.

Modern Love

A Mother and Daughter Let Go

Releasing expectations and assumptions as a mother and daughter move on.

Social Qs

Words With Friends

Addressing a husband’s gibes about romance, and other questions about roommate issues, well-meaning acquaintances and the parents of the happy couple.

Reverse Parenting

Defending Their Worldly Possessions

To clear a house of generational clutter, it’s time to call in an estate appraiser, which leads to an unexpected reaction.

I Was Misinformed

The Steamy ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Trailer Deserves Some Answers

Nobody really cares about how realistic a portrayal of journalism or the business world “Fifty Shades of Grey” is going to be. What they want is relationship advice. Here it is.

Are You Fluent in Emoji?

Find out how well you communicate using emojis in this 10 question quiz.

Bill Cunningham
On the Street
Bill Cunningham | Summer Prints

Summer prints took different directions: contemporary blocks of color mimicking unusual buildings and romantic flower patterns.

Evening Hours | Everyone Outdoors!

Summer traditions to support the arts and those living with AIDS.

Fashion Week
Runway Shows: Spring 2014

See the collections from New York, London, Milan and Paris.

SCENE CITY
From T Magazine

Watch This | Designed in Brooklyn, Inspired by Vintage Timepieces

The upstart company Throne Watches turned to Kickstarter to help get its own first model on guy’s wrists, beginning this October.

A Playful, Design-Centric Gallery and Shop Pops Up in East Hampton

The latest in the Grey East series of summer events, curated by Kyle DeWoody at Glenn Horowitz Bookseller in East Hampton, offers eye-catching art and design by such Manhattan outposts as Project No. 8 and Kinder Modern.

T Magazine
T Magazine
The High/Low | Tough Sandals at a Gentle Price

A sturdy-soled, open-toed shoe style seen on the runways is now available in these three affordable versions, perfect for wearing around the city for what's left of summer.

The Cultures Along the Waterfront

A different crowd gravitates to each of three coastal spots in New York.

Couture Fashion Week Street Style

Street style looks at Couture fashion week in Paris.

The Women of Men’s Fashion Week

Increasingly, female models are showing up on the men’s wear runways in Europe.

Timelines
Eileen Ford: Through the Years

Eileen Ford is remembered for her legacy of scouting models and building her business into an empire.

Donna Karan: Through the Years

How Ms. Karan built her company.

FESTIVAL STYLE
Red Carpet
The Red Carpet at the ESPYs

Cameron Diaz and Jessica Alba were among the best dressed at the award show.

Interactive Graphic
The Red Carpet Project

Explore an archive of Oscar red carpet looks that spans 15 years by name, designer, color, silhouette and year.

Weddings / Celebrations

For the latest wedding announcements, Vows columns and other related articles.

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Pitchfork Festival Style

Attendees at the Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago wore floral jumpers and crop tops to stay cool.

Intersection: Eclectic Bushwick

In Barcelona’s Raval neighborhood, locals draw inspiration from rock stars and the city’s history.

Times Topics in the News

Interactive Feature: Front Row to Fashion

Of the hundreds of fall 2014 collections shown during New York Fashion Week, here are the ones that left the biggest impressions on fashion editors as they headed off to the next round of shows, in Europe.

 
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