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Fashion and Shopping Archive

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.

December 11, 2006
Coming Clean

Think of laundry as a chemistry experiment to make your clothes wonderfully radiant. Here’s how to do the job right.

December 11, 2006
Down to the Wire

If you leave things till the last minute, never fear; thanks to our city’s always-open ethos, it’s possible to collect an impressive gift assortment in the last 24 hours before Christmas.

December 11, 2006
Wyatt Hough, Student

"Usually people think I’m either crazy or androgynous."

December 11, 2006
Antony Todd Opens in Washington Square

The lifestyle store of Antony Todd, a florist to the social elite, has at last made its way from tony Southhampton to Washington Square.

December 11, 2006
Eve Lateiner

"It has to do with the simplicity of the design, the idea of infinity, and also with the fact that Maria’s early pieces were based on a circle pattern."

November 30, 2006
The Find: Sweaterdresses

What's better for winter than big knits? Follow one woman on an epic quest for the perfect sweaterdress.

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