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Some recent favorites from the New York Times...

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>> L.A.: Wish Vous Were Here! (May 2015)

>> They were the Met Gala's odd couple of the year. Before the ball, at the Four Seasons when Marc Jacobs met Cher. (May 2015)

>> Lilly Pulitzer for Target: They came, they waited, they went home mad. (April 2015)

>> The great French furniture and lighting designer Pierre Paulin was more than just a Pop artist. Now a new generation is cluing in. (T Magazine, March 2015)

>> "I don’t have the self-proclaimed label 'artist.' If other people say it, it’s very flattering, but if you start to say it yourself, you better forget about it." Karl Lagerfeld sounds off. (March 2015)

>> He appeared from nowhere with money to burn. Two years ago, no one knew Philipp Plein. Now he's the talk of Milan. (February 2015)

>> Tired of the fashion world's constant complaints, a new group of fans cheerleads for maligned Milan. (February 2015)

>> Paris fashion week in the shadow — or lack thereof — of Charlie Hebdo. (January 2015)

>> In seven days, a new collection from scratch. Welcome to Gucci after Frida Giannini, a label in transition. (January 2015)

>> At London's men's fashion week, reality barely broke through the bubble. (January 2015)

>> 2015: The Year of Taylor Swift. (December 2014)

>> Marc, Karl and Riccardo have all signed on. But is the fashion world at large ready to accept Kendall Jenner as the next great model? (November 2014)

...and elsewhere

>> On the rise of street style in print, from [PDF]

>> On Haider Ackermann, from M Magazine.

>> On Dries Van Noten, from M Magazine.

>> On Joe Brainard's collected writings, from Modern Matter. [PDF]

>> On New York, from Hero Magazine.

>> On Pee-wee Herman, Broadway star, from Paper Magazine.

>> On manliness and manners, from Slate.

(plus, the occasional styling gig)