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​Trends be Damned: A Case for Never Getting Rid of Your Old Clothes

On the runway at Milan Fashion Week, Versace dug into its pattern archives, Zegna doubled down on the tie and Marni showed a big and bold black plaid. By Jacob Gallagher Jacob Gallagher The Wall Street Journal Biography @jacobwgallagher jacob.gallagher@wsj.com Jan. 19, 2018 4:50 p.m. ET 1 COMMENTS IS THE TIE dead? Not if you ask Alessandro Sartori, the designer [...]

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In New York, the Tormented, Triumphant Life of Tennessee Williams

Irving Penn photographed Tennessee Williams in 1951, for Vogue. Photo: The Morgan Library & Museum/Condé Nast By Brenda Cronin Brenda Cronin The Wall Street Journal Biography @Brenda_Cronin brenda.cronin@wsj.com Jan. 19, 2018 1:54 p.m. ET 0 COMMENTS Playwright Tennessee Williams said that he found “no refuge but writing” and couldn’t resist gilding even his paintings with words. On one self-portrait, the [...]

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The 2018 Detroit Auto Show: Are U.S. Carmakers Still Stuck in the Past?

LOOK BACK IN AMBER Mercedes-Benz encased its original 1979 G-Wagen in synthetic resin to make a statement about its timelessness. Photo: Bloomberg By Dan Neil Dan Neil The Wall Street Journal Biography @Danneilwsj Dan.Neil@wsj.com Jan. 19, 2018 12:58 p.m. ET 3 COMMENTS WHEN ARNOLD Schwarzenegger stepped into the lights at the Michigan Theater Sunday night—the surprise guest at the unveiling [...]

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Decor Challenge: Can a Clashing Daybed and Chandelier Get Along?

Solution 1 Add a table that speaks to both combatants. To settle the stylistic squabble between the “earthy” daybed and “high-gloss” chandelier, Tatum Kendrick of Studio Hus, in Los Angeles, suggested a Tavalo Basso coffee table from Milan’s Dimore Studio. Its top—a piece of polished, white-veined black marble—gleams like the milky-white Murano glass, while the brass table edging is oxidized, [...]

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Can You Measure a Wine's Worth in 'Likes'?

WHEN MUCH-LOVED Manhattan wine merchant Jean-Luc Le Dû passed away in his sleep a few weeks ago, social media channels were flooded with expressions of grief. Twitter,Instagram and Facebook users posted photos, poetic tributes, even playlists in honor of Mr. Le Dû. His friend Yannick Benjamin, who posted the news, said, “Social media was the fastest way of getting the [...]

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Cross-Country Skiing Just Got Easier—Thanks to a Gear Upgrade

TRACK STAR Cross-country skiing is a serene escape from urban commotion, and one hell of a workout. Photo: Getty Images By Brigid Mander Jan. 18, 2018 12:52 p.m. ET 0 COMMENTS I had been ditched in Montana’s far northwestern woods—my friends already far ahead, my only remaining company a set of uncooperative, decades-old cross-country skis and poles found in the [...]

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