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Fashion and Shopping Archive

December 18, 2006
Chloe Dietz, High Schooler

"I’m really influenced by my mom, and right now she’s doing a lot of stuff with chains. And medallions."

December 18, 2006
Open Water

One person’s clean quest ends with a Japanese toilet.

December 18, 2006
SEE Opens on Bleecker Street

The eyewear boutique offers stylish frames at affordable prices.

December 18, 2006
Lisa Mahar

"They’re incredibly well crafted: eight layers of paint on every surface, they use the best woods, beautiful grains, and they’re geometrically precise."

December 18, 2006

There’s nothing good about having the flu. Make it slightly more tolerable with comforts and remedies.

December 7, 2006
The Find: Cropped Jackets

Not ready to commit to winter’s bulky parka? One seasoned shopper set out to uncover the best shrunken jackets.

December 5, 2006
Seven Aurelius

"Don't be fooled by the hype and don't believe your own hype."

December 11, 2006
The Tipping Pointer

To figure out how much you should give, it helps to know what other people are giving. We surveyed 60 workers in New York’s service sector about what they’ve gotten in the past and what they’re expecting this month.

December 11, 2006
If You Lived Here, You’d Be Cool by Now

Ever get the feeling that the New York of your dreams is happening elsewhere? These days, the half-life of a hotneighborhood can be measured in mere weeks. To find the optimal balance of commodious bistros, tasteful urban decline, and cheap(ish) rent before it disappears, run like hell to...Jersey City?

December 11, 2006
From the Well-Stuffed Closets of Mrs. Thomas L. Kempner

For 40 years, legendary clotheshorse Nan Kempner never missed a couture season. Which is why her closet was filled with 362 sweaters, 354 perfectly tailored jackets, 106 tiny bikinis, and the odd pair of cords from Bloomingdale’s boy’s department. One rabid collector’s life in clothes.

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