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Retail Dead? Not in New York it Ain’t!

Guest Diary
Barbara Hodes takes us on a shopping tour uptown and downtown of some beautiful and unique shops including Loewe, Nanushka, The Reformation, Lingua Franca, and Orlebar Brown; fascinating... READ MORE
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What to Wear to Hit the Slopes in Style

Guest Diary
Those What To Wear girls, Hilary Dick and Karen Klopp, present some ideas on what to wear when skiing the slopes in style... READ MORE
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Debbie’s Week at a Glance: Painting with fire, panting for milkshakes

Guest Diary
Nick Moss painting with fire, hitting the tropics; the Girl’s luncheon, Missing Georgette’s and stopping back into Black Tap for a burger... READ MORE
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Palm Beach Social Diary: PBSD @ The Breakers + @ The Gardens

Across the Nation
A quick lookback of the Breakers’ private pier of yesteryear, often a quick seaplane jump to Havana, back then; plus the Palm Beach Gardens Conservancy’s 2000 Ann Norton Award honoring the Mary Alice Fortin Foundation. Augustus Mayhew reports... READ MORE
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Bentley Meeker

House
Sian Ballen, Lesley Hauge and Jeff Hirsch visit lighting designer and artist Bentley Meeker at his Harlem home where he talks about how "Light" and "Lighting" changed his life... READ MORE
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THE AMERICAN FRIENDS OF VERSAILLES Tour the Marche Region of Italy

Travel
Sharon King Hoge takes us on the American Friends of Versailles tour of the Marche Region of Italy of the heritage of architectural and garden design that contributed to Louis XIV’s grand palace Versailles. An amazing tour of late Roman and early renaissance history along the Adriatic Coast... READ MORE
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Jill Krementz Photo Journal: 85th New York Film Critics Circle Awards

Guest Diary
Jill Krementz, NYSD's Associate Editor, covers the New York Film Critics Circle Awards... READ MORE
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Kate Coleman and the Diamond Horseshoe

Social History
Kate Coleman, the ladies maid at the original Metropolitan Opera House from 1888 to 1919, heard more than 20,000 hours of music (Caruso, Toscanini, and Puccini to name a few) and saw the world of society come and go... READ MORE
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A Debutante’s Diary, Part II: 1920-1921 From Engagement to Honeymoon to First Born

Social History
Take a trip with your imagination to another place, another time, a moment in history in someone’s life when everything was not only all right, but fabulous, in Part Il of Ellen Ordway’s photo memoir, “A Debutante’s Diary, Part II, 1920-1921." ... READ MORE
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A Debutante’s Diary, Part I: 1919-1920

Social History
Returning to Ellen Glendinning Frazer Ordway, whose photo memoir began with her 1919-1920 coverage “A Debutante’s Diary, Part I” of young of Society making their debuts... READ MORE
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Debbie’s Week at a Glance: New Year’s Eve Snapshots from around the World!

Guest Diary
The week comes to us (and Debbie) via the camera (or the cellphone) from across the continent and even the South Pacific; plus surveying the damage of the Hearst/McInerney house fire... READ MORE
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The Ghosts of Christmas Past

Guest Diary
Barbara Hodes visits the Kemerer Museum in Historic Bethlehem, Pennsylvania which is featuring a bag lover’s dream — an exhibition of Ilene Hochberg Wood’s collection of bags. And then on to Garde Robe, the company that cares for your overflowing closet’s belongings in a pristine, climate controlled space... READ MORE

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