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The Hoodie of the Future

Fashion

The Hoodie of the Future

British clothier Vollebak makes garments for today’s superhero.

Sohm looks at the color and how fine the mousse is — the fine streams of bubbles — a sign of great quality.

Wine and Spirits

How to Drink Grower Champagne

Legendary sommelier Aldo Sohm on rarer bubbles.

The Write Stuff

Design

The Write Stuff

A dip into the world of luxurious fountain pens.

Art Deco 1910-1939, opening March 27 at London's Victoria and Albert Museum, is the most comprehensive gathering ever of the splendors of that storied period. "For too long, Art Deco was dismissed as merely frivolous, but actually the style represented new values and was universal in its reach," says Ghislaine Wood, the show's chief curator. Among the highlights are Tamara de Lempicka's ca. 1927 oil painting Girl with Gloves, Jacques-Emile Ruhlmann's 1925 jewel-like dressing table, Chanel's 1932 blue chiffon evening dress with sequins, and Jean Puiforcat's 1932 nickel-plated bronze and white-marble clock.

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