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1901, 2018

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

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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 [...]

1801, 2018

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

By | January 18th, 2018|0 Comments

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 [...]

1801, 2018

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

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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 [...]

1801, 2018

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

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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 [...]

1801, 2018

Fast Recipe: Sweet-Potato Chilaquiles With Four-Chile Salsa

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Four-Chile Sweet-Potato Chilaquiles Photo: Kate Sears for The Wall Street Journal, Food Styling by Jamie Kimm, Prop Styling by Suzie Myers By Kitty Greenwald Jan. 18, 2018 12:45 p.m. ET 0 COMMENTS The Chef: Gonzalo Guzmán Illustration: Michael Hoeweler The Chef: Gonzalo Guzmán His Restaurants: Nopalito, two locations [...]

1801, 2018

The Case for Athletic-Inspired Evening Wear

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By Kimberly Chrisman Campbell Jan. 18, 2018 12:26 p.m. ET 0 COMMENTS BEND IT LIKE PRADA Tulle and beading bring a sense of sophistication to a stretchy, almost motocross-like underskirt and top. For details, see credits below. Photo: Meredith Jenks for The Wall Street Journal; Hair by Britt [...]

1801, 2018

Décor Guru John Derian on Avoiding the Hoarder Look

By | January 18th, 2018|0 Comments

John Derian in his Provincetown, Mass., home. Photo: Stephen Kent Johnson for The Wall Street Journal By Kathryn O’Shea-Evans Jan. 18, 2018 11:54 a.m. ET 0 COMMENTS ONE MAN’S TRASH is another man’s empire—at least for John Derian. The designer known for transforming 19th-century ephemera into quirkily timeless [...]

1801, 2018

A Florida Beach Vacation with Snob Appeal

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By Alexander Lobrano Jan. 18, 2018 11:32 a.m. ET 0 COMMENTS The sun sets over Lido Key Beach. Photo: Zak Bennett for The Wall Street Journal It’s always given the natives a good chuckle—how, that is, middle-aged Americans, of every generation, fall in love with Sarasota as if [...]

1801, 2018

Luxury Real Estate Runs Hot and Cold in Europe

By | January 18th, 2018|0 Comments

Buyers looking to invest in European real estate this year may have trouble keeping up with the continent’s changing fortunes. Rapidly shifting global events, from political stalemate in Germany to uncertainty over Brexit in the U.K., the Catalonian separatist movement in Spain and upcoming elections in Italy, make [...]

1801, 2018

8 Reasons City Guys Will Love These Cowboy Boots

By | January 18th, 2018|0 Comments

1. Because, deep down, every man wishes he could be John Wayne. Admit it: At some point, you’ve idly thought, “Why can’t I just buy that ranch in Montana and ride off into the sunset?” The fantasy may include a suede jacket, or some cattle trailing dutifully behind [...]

1801, 2018

Popular Midcentury Modern Homes Are Fetching Top Dollar

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Artists Lari Pittman and Roy Dowell bought a 1953 glass house designed by Richard Neutra on 5.5-acre hillside property in La Crescenta, Calif. Photo: Joe Schmelzer for The Wall Street Journal By Amy Gamerman Jan. 18, 2018 10:14 a.m. ET 0 COMMENTS Architect Reja Bakh specializes in international [...]

1801, 2018

Cher's Onetime Estate Now $16 Million Cheaper

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This gated estate in Los Angeles counts Hollywood stars Cher and Eddie Murphy among its previous occupants. Photo: Matt Momberger By Katherine Clarke Jan. 18, 2018 10:26 a.m. ET 0 COMMENTS A Los Angeles estate that counts Hollywood stars Cher and Eddie Murphy among its previous occupants lowered [...]