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Michael’s: A Chopped Salad Drama

Now that the smart set has embraced chic arrivistes like the Waverly Inn, what's old-guard New York to do? Our intrepid—and always anonymous...

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Something to Watch Over You

The ancients believed that talismans brought good luck and deflected evil spirits. Suddenly they’re in vogue all over again.

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Meet Mr. Luxury

Philip Warner is a master of the rare, highly personalized, and exquisitely made.

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Night Watch

The Patek Philippe is sublime, but that Rolex Submariner doesn’t look bad with black tie either, even if the wettest thing in sight is a dry...

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Material Comfort: Smart Advice for Smart People

Lesson 1: How to Buy Luxury Insurance.

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Man of the Cloth

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A Triumphant Return

After a two-decade absence, the original outlaw machine is back in a big way.

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Message in a Bottle

French perfumer Jacques Guerlain created L’Heure Bleue after twilight walks in his garden. Nearly a century later, Jean Nathan finds magic in...