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Beaches and Huîtres. Arcachon Discovered.

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Barbara Hodes goes to Paris for la rentree starting the new season, and takes in the beaches on Arcachon Bay as well as the markets and shops... READ MORE
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Midtown Is Having Its Moment

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Barbara Hodes takes a fresh look at a fresh new Fifth Avenue with new shops catering to the new looks and new customers; fascinating (and useful)... READ MORE
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Hypebeast and Dimes: It’s the New Chinatown, Jake

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If you haven't seen the barrage of articles about Dimes Square then you haven't been paying attention. Thankfully, Barbara Hodes forces you to pay att... READ MORE
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Sold! in SoHo

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Barbara Hodes goes to SoHo where new stores are opening up almost daily, it seems, and where a mix of brands from different countries, with different ... READ MORE
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Hot as ever in Rome

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Barbara Hodes takes us to Rome on these hot summer days for shopping, sightseeing, dining and just plain enjoying. When in Rome you do as the Romans d... READ MORE
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Revisiting Vienna: City of Dreams

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Barbara Hodes revisits Vienna after a decade, a city and place that is both large and beautiful as well as both ancient and modern... READ MORE
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Building Like MAD on Madison Avenue

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Barbara Hodes is back on Madison Avenue showing us what’s new — and it looks New. It’s the avenue claiming its place. It’s also the New Retail... READ MORE
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The Venetian Art of Discovery, Part II

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Barbara Hodes completes her most thorough tour of this remarkable city; ancient yet modern... READ MORE
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The Venetian Art of Discovery, Part I

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Barbara Hodes takes in the Biennale in Venice, a city she loves intensely, a first trip in five years and a thorough tour for us. Part I of II... READ MORE
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Expand your mind and dope decor will follow

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Barbara Hodes goes on the hunt for some spring treats to spruce up the home, as well as all kinds of interesting gifts for all occasions and sensibili... READ MORE
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Big Ideas in Small Spaces

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Shopping guru Barbara Hodes takes us downtown shopping again: beautiful new spaces; wide, bright and comforting, inspiring ideas of the pleasure (for ... READ MORE
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You Want What With Your Beauty?

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Our Shopping Eye Extraordinaire is back with the question: You want what with your beauty? Barbara Hodes has looked into the accessibility in her inim... READ MORE
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Small is Big in the West Village

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Barbara Hodes takes her shopper’s eye to the new spots in the West Village from clothing for women, for men; for jewelry, for bags, for household, c... READ MORE

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