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  • 'Mad Men's' true legacy: Bringing high art to the TV masses

    The state of Megan and Don's marriage, the return of Bad Mom Betty Draper, the advent of the Computer Age and the new tyrannical Peggy have been the subject of much communal handkerchief-twisting as "Mad Men" begins its extended-version swan song....
  • Living Here: Shopping

    Living Here: Shopping
    Stroll through shops in a town-like setting or escape to the comfort of an air-conditioned mall. City Center at Oyster Point. 701 Town Center Drive, Newport News. Offers 230,000 square feet of retail shops and restaurants. Host to a weekly farmers'...
  • Apropoe's an undefined hybrid

    Apropoe's an undefined hybrid
    Opening a new hotel bar in Harbor East poses a challenge. Aesthetically, the neighborhood requires chicness, but there is also a desire to appeal to all comers, especially given the proximity to downtown. Straddling the line between comfort and...
  • Jos. A. Bank and Men's Wearhouse to retain identities in business marriage

    Jos. A. Bank and Men's Wearhouse to retain identities in business marriage
    They both sell suits to the American middle class, but in consumers' minds, Jos. A. Bank Clothiers and the Men's Wearhouse occupy distinctive niches. Bank's image is classic, Men's Wearhouse is trendier. Though both are known for a promotional sales...
  • Why news sites felt the need to name L'Wren Scott's boyfriend

    Of course it was news when fashion designer and stylist L’Wren Scott, beloved by her celebrity clients, died Monday in her Manhattan apartment. She was not a household name, but was her life somehow diminished when news outlets identified her in...
  • L'Wren Scott, designer and girlfriend of Mick Jagger, found dead

    L'Wren Scott, designer and girlfriend of Mick Jagger, found dead
    L'Wren Scott, Mick Jagger's girlfriend and a prominent fashion designer whose fans included some of the most powerful women in America, was found dead in an apartment in New York City on Monday morning, according to police and local media reports. The...
  • Why the feminist commentariat was wrong about the L'Wren Scott headlines

    Why the feminist commentariat was wrong about the L'Wren Scott headlines
    When L’Wren Scott, 49, was discovered to have apparently committed suicide on March 17, the main thing that her death made headlines for was the fact that she had been Mick Jagger’s girlfriend for 13 years. News outlets have been catching...
  • L'Wren Scott may have planned to close her fashion line

    Fashion designer L'Wren Scott, who was found lifeless in her New York City apartment on Monday, may have planned to announce she was shuttering her fashion line on Wednesday. Former New York Times Fashion Critic Cathy Horyn, writing a remembrance of...
  • Beyonce joins Solange for a set at Coachella

    Beyonce joins Solange for a set at Coachella
    Beyoncé joined her sister Solange Knowles for a set at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio on Saturday. Beyoncé wore a floral-pattern miniskirt and top by Topshop, while Solange rocked an orange romper by Max Mara. [Grazia] Grumpy...
  • Victoria's Secret show moves to London; Angels invite Prince Harry

    Angels Adriana Lima and Candice Swanepoel helped break the news at a press conference on Tuesday that the annual Victoria's Secret Fashion Show is moving to London. And Lima is hoping Prince Harry and Elton John will be in the audience. [The Cut] Adidas...
  • For Jimmy Choo brand, a new chapter begins in L.A.

    For Jimmy Choo brand, a new chapter begins in L.A.
    L.A. is a place of new beginnings. So it’s appropriate that British luxury brand Jimmy Choo should put its best foot forward here now. A new store design concept on Rodeo Drive, a star-studded Hollywood bash at the home of art collector Eugenio...