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      Instagram Wants to Be Your Mall

      Shopping has long represented a major opportunity for the platform. A new feature, introduced with Nike, Burberry, Zara and more, will grease the wheels by letting you buy without leaving the app.

      By Matthew Schneier

  1. Profile in Style

    PhotoCreditPortrait by Anders Christian Madsen, artwork by Richmond Burton, “Thought Plane Assembly 1,” 1990-91, oil on canvas and wood © the artist, courtesy of Collezione Maramotti, Reggio Emilia

    Max Mara’s Creative Director on His Punk Past and Nancy Pelosi’s Coat

    Ian Griffiths won a student competition to work at the Italian fashion house in 1987 and has remained there ever since.

    By Alice Newell-Hanson

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    The Mess of Modern Power Dressing

    The dress codes of influence and authority are one big mass of confusion — just look at the Oscars and Congress, at Goldman Sachs and the recent runways. But is that a bad thing?

    By Vanessa Friedman

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    If You Gild It, Will They Come?

    A brand-new vertical retail palace — don’t call it a mall — opens at Hudson Yards, New York’s biggest, shiniest new multibillion-dollar development. Will crowds follow?

    By Matthew Schneier

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    Breaking the TV News Mold

    Today’s broadcast and cable news pundits are both independent thinkers and independent dressers.

    By Teddy Tinson

  1. On the Runway

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    Women Finally Get Their Own World Cup Soccer Style

    For decades, women’s uniforms were just derivations of men’s. Now, taking specific design cues, like ponytail-friendly necklines, comes the good stuff.

    By Vanessa Friedman

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    9 Reasons to Not Hate February

    Electronically heated puffers, pre-layered sweaters, supersize scarves and more to make winter dressing jollier.

    By Natalie Matthews Butcher

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    Who Are You Wearing and Where Did They Donate?

    Celebrity fashion culture may be here to stay. That doesn’t mean the red carpet can’t do some greater good.

    By Vanessa Friedman

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    New York’s Lost Department Stores

    Whether or not you shopped there, you should be sorry to see Henri Bendel and Lord & Taylor’s flagship go.

    By Vanessa Friedman

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    Fashion’s Year in Cultural Don’ts

    Why do companies keep making such offensive, and dumb, mistakes with their products? And can we stop it from happening next year?

    By Vanessa Friedman

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    The Biggest Fake News in Fashion

    Untangling the origins of a myth repeated so often that no one thought to question it.

    By Vanessa Friedman

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On the Runway

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    Calvin Klein Says Designer Fashion Is Over

    The brand is closing its high-end line, in a move that could have ripple effects across the American fashion industry.

    By Vanessa Friedman

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    Roger Stone’s Costume Drama

    The political operative has been modeling a primer on how to dress for court.

    By Vanessa Friedman

The Look

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    Work Songs of the Cowboy Poets

    Ranchers and seekers of the “mythic West” travel each year to a small Nevada city to practice a tradition born of labor and regional identity.

    By Aubrey Trinnaman, Jared Stanley and Eve Lyons

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    Life Without Longing

    Who would I be if I wasn’t hustling to make some other person, real or imagined, fall in love with me?

    By Chris Maggio, Melissa Broder and Eve Lyons

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    From MySpace to the Streets of Lagos

    Rock music fans have emerged from the digital underground in Nigeria.

    By Jan Hoek, Stephen Tayo, Edwin Okolo and Eve Lyons

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    ‘When I Skate It Just Feels Free’

    Figure Skating in Harlem helps young women of color see themselves on ice.

    By Flo Ngala, Lovia Gyarkye and Eve Lyons

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    What It Means to Dress in Lagos

    In Nigeria’s largest city, boundary-breaking style pushes up against tradition and social conservatism.

    By Jan Hoek, Stephen Tayo, Ayodeji Rotinwa and Eve Lyons

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    Want a Rolex or a Patek? Rent It

    Despite the failure of one pioneer in the field, watch clubs are expanding in locations from Paris to Singapore.

    By Milena Lazazzera

  2. PhotoCreditScott McIntyre for The New York Times

    In Watches: What’s Been Good? Bad? Downright Ugly?

    Four industry professionals offer their thoughts on everything from the value of used watches to one brand’s formerly homeless ambassador.

    By Victoria Gomelsky

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    Coco Rocha, Anne Hathaway and Marla Maples at the Hudson Yards V.I.P. Opening

    “Hotel Mumbai” holds a screening at MoMA.

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    Watches Are Yet Another Easy Way Rich People Make Their Money Into More Money

    The high-end watch market is a strong investment vehicle for wealthy people.

    By Alex Williams

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    In Fashion: Spring’s Brightest Bags

    The season’s most vibrant bags are drenched in saturated, statement-making color — and come in all shapes and sizes.

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    Taking G-Shock to the Next Stage

    What does a company do when it already has an inexpensive, durable and really quite ugly wristwatch with legions of fans?

    By Vivian Morelli

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    The Watchmaker of Shenzhen

    Lin Yong Hua, a self-taught creator, is one of the few craftsmen in China accredited by a Swiss industry association.

    By Desiree Au

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    A Hermès Watch for Any Gender

    Ini Archibong, the California-born designer behind La Galop d’Hermès, said the saddle-shaped watch began as a women’s timepiece but ended up as more.

    By Robin Swithinbank

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    The Erotic Story of a Woman and the Mermaid Who Loves Her

    Ulysse Nardin’s latest risqué timepiece is a collaboration with the Italian artist Milo Manara.

    By Ian Parkes

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    Time to Clean Your Wristwatch

    There are simple things to do at home that should keep more costly repair visits to a minimum.

    By Rachel Felder

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    Did You Know There Are Teeny, Tiny Rubies in Your Watch?

    There are 17 to 50 gems in each watch, so La Pierrette turns out about 50 million of the minuscule things each year.

    By Kathleen Beckett

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    The ‘Don Pancho’ Goes Up for Auction

    A custom watch, with what Phillips says is first-of-its-kind set of complications, is to be offered at the house’s May sale.

    By Kathleen Beckett

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