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Saint Laurent Takes On Colette In T-Shirt Quibble

runway.blogs.nytimes.com | Posted 10.01.2013 | Style

Hedi Slimane has had his share of battles with fashion critics and magazine editors during his first year as the designer of Saint Laurent. And now he...

(R)evolution: 'The Co(te)lette Film' And the Death of Sex

Lisa Paul Streitfeld | Posted 11.05.2012 | Arts
Lisa Paul Streitfeld

The next woman who proudly tells me that she is a conceptual artist is going to get a smack. Conceptual art has consistently alienated the public....

It's a Good Time to Enjoy Snarky Characters

Dave Astor | Posted 10.30.2012 | Books
Dave Astor

Many of us are heading back to work or school. Sort of puts one in a snappish mood, doesn't it? This time of year, novel readers can viscerally relate to fictional characters who are snarky, snippy, and smart-alecky, to quote a recently accessed thesaurus.

The Surprising Non-Literary Jobs of Some Authors

Dave Astor | Posted 09.11.2012 | Books
Dave Astor

It's no shock when novelists work as journalists or professors before, during, or after their book-producing years. But some famous writers have held rather unusual non-literary jobs.

When Literary Characters Aren't Stereotypical

Dave Astor | Posted 08.07.2012 | Books
Dave Astor

Who are your favorite non-stereotypical literary characters?

How You Can Totally Tote Mary Katrantzou

The Huffington Post | Brooke Bobb | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Since her 2009 debut at London Fashion Week, designer darling Mary Katrantzou has become famous for her beautifully bold prints. She's created unique ...

WATCH: Colette Accuses Lady Gaga of Stealing Her Ideas

Posted 01.05.2012 | Arts

Colette Justine, the legendary downtown performance artist who often simply goes by "Colette," is accusing Lady Gaga of stealing her ideas in a new vi...

The Most Novels You've Read By an Author

Dave Astor | Posted 11.14.2011 | Books
Dave Astor

My list includes the authors' names, the number of novels I've read by each of them, and my three favorite novels (in rank order) by each of them. If you have different favorites by those authors, I'd like to hear about that.

Daft Punk Plus Coca-Cola = Daft Coke

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

The world's most mysterious electro-robots are at it again. After recently scoring Tron: Legacy, the duo's latest move finds them partnering with Coca...

Bison, Fashion's New Favorite Skin (PHOTOS)

Joy Yoon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Joy Yoon

Bison is all the rage. From new meat alternative to now, fashion, the duo behind the Los Angeles label Parabellum are pushing the fashion boundaries with their use of bison skin.

Being There -- the Artists of Max's Kansas City

Mark Wiener and Linda DiGusta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Mark Wiener and Linda DiGusta

2010-09-15-maxsnyc.jpg There never was a Max, it was nowhere near Kansas City, but 40 years ago Max's Kansas City was as "real" as it got.

Twenty Suggestions For Mother's Day Gifts You Won't Find In Store Windows or 'Recommended' Lists

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Jesse Kornbluth

My mother is now 93, with all her marbles intact. She spends her time on the computer and she's been places on the Web I've never thought to go. She's pretty much memorized the Wall Street Journal before I wake up. Find something cool for her-- why not? My mother's life experience suggests that moms aren't what they used to be. Which makes gifting more difficult on Mother's Day-- or any day.

Leslie Caron to Publish Memoirs, Star in English-Language Sondheim Revival in Paris

Jane Levere | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jane Levere

At a recent event in New York honoring the composers Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe, Caron revealed it was actually her idea to turn the Colette novel, Gigi, into a film.

The Cheatin' Heart of Cheri

Erica Abeel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Erica Abeel

This Cheri affirms a penchant for faces that appear eerily ageless and a thinness equated with holiness. At the same time it makes women feel bad, for a change, about aging.

HuffPost Review: Cheri

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It's such a pleasure to watch Michelle Pfeiffer hold the screen in a way she hasn't for far too long that one can almost forgive Cheri its flaws. Almost.

Michelle Pfeiffer Dazzles in Cherie

Adele Stan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Adele Stan

At its core, Chérie is a movie about time and the constancy of change -- a theme that could be esoteric and depressing, were it not for the stunning visual and aural landscape.