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  • 'Death Becomes Her': How mourning dress has influenced fashion, even today

    An invite to a recent Twelfth Night Gala in Pittsburgh had an unusual theme the 300th anniversary of the death of Louis XIV and an equally unorthodox dress code: funereal cocktail chic.
  • 'Speak Up' Storytelling In West Hartford Friday

    'Speak Up' Storytelling In West Hartford Friday
    WEST HARTFORD — Nearly three years ago, Benjamin Lerman Coady briefly achieved international fame for pointing out an error in a map at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. Coady, now 16, will recount the tale alongside seven others...

    Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute previews China-themed spring show in Beijing

    Combining fashion and film, the spring exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute will be "China: Through the Looking Glass," the museum said Thursday during a preview in Beijing. The show will run from May 7 to Aug. 16 in the Met's...

    Reese Witherspoon accepts Palm Springs award for 'Wild' in Michael Kors

    Reese Witherspoon accepts Palm Springs award for 'Wild' in Michael Kors
    Reese Witherspoon wore a black Michael Kors pearl-embroidered dress from the Transeason 2015 collection to the Palm Springs International Film Festival awards gala on Saturday, where she received the Chairman's Award for her performance in "Wild." [Los...

    Profile Of Berlin's Simeon North: The First U.S. Pistol Maker

    Profile Of Berlin's Simeon North: The First U.S. Pistol Maker
    BERLIN – In 1781, when Simeon North was just 16, he shouldered his musket and walked all the way from his Berlin home to Old Saybrook to enlist in the Continental Army. As luck would have it, North arrived at the recruiting station not long...