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Bob Morris

June 2, 2008 | Intelligencer
California Bliss

Why an L.A. same-sex marriage will matter in New York.

December 23, 2002 | Classic New York
The Grande Dame

They make it look easy, but the social life is equal parts dazzle and denial.

October 14, 2002 | Feature
The Courtly Couturier

Arnold Scaasi has been a fashion dynamo for over 50 years, dressing the ladies who lunch -- and live in the White House -- in his showstopping gowns. Now, as a retrospective of his work opens, a look at the man Liz Smith calls he who "must be obeyed."

July 8, 2002 | Feature
An American Classic

Bill Blass was more than just a world-class couturier -- he was the quintessential New Yorker: man-about-town, entrepreneur, and confidant to some of the city's most glamorous women. Here, he is remembered by his friends and associates, in their own words.

June 24, 2002 | Feature
Pop Star

Remembering Holly Solomon, art dealer extraordinaire.

April 8, 2002 | Feature
Home Design 2002: Jewels in the Town

Costume jeweler Kenneth Jay Lane made his fortune with faux pearls and paste, but his Stanford White lair is the real thing: stocked with pedigreed antiques, eclectic finds, and very happy high-society luncheon guests.

October 23, 2000 | Feature
The Gay-Dating Coach

In New York, love with the proper stranger requires moxie, steel nerves -- and a sense of humor.

October 16, 2000 | Feature
The Dresser

Harold Koda, a soft-spoken fashion scholar who's more passionate about seams than scenes, is anything but a diva. But as the new head of the Met's Costume Institute and curator of the blockbuster Armani show at the Guggenheim, he can't help but cause a stir. What would Mrs. Vreeland think?

February 23, 1998 | Feature
Betty Knows Best

Thanks to a sharp eye and even sharper tongue, Bergdorf’s Betty Halbreich has become New York’s preeminent personal shopper, putting clients like Estee Lauder and Joan Rivers in touch with their inner supermodels.