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What People Are Talking About
Helen Gurley Brown in her office in 1982. She commuted there on the M10 bus well into her 80s. Her Beresford apartment has an estimated value in the tens of millions of dollars.

Harry Benson/Contour by Getty Images
Fashion & Style
Who Owns Helen Gurley Brown’s Legacy?
How one Hearst executive took control of the Cosmopolitan editor’s legacy – and her $50 million apartment.

Brian Rea
He said he didn’t like martinis, but she said to trust her. They went down like candy. They danced to the Bee Gees on the jukebox, and he kissed her.

Karsten Moran for The New York Times
The main ingredient is at its peak. Following a few simple rules yields a perfect dish of pasta.

Christoph Niemann
Fashion & Style
Between siblings, wedding competition; dealing with a neighbor’s disapproval; when leftovers beckon.

Robin Marchant/Getty Images for Advancing Women Executives
T Magazine
A front-line look at the feminist’s legacy.

Fashion & Style
Candis Cayne ruled the New York club scene before moving to Hollywood, where she became one of the first transgender actresses to appear on network TV.

Alexi Hobbs for The New York Times

Candis Cayne, From Chelsea Drag Queen to Caitlyn Jenner’s Sidekick

She was one of the first transgender actresses to appear on a network TV show. Then the roles dried up … until “I Am Cait.” Now she seems determined to make sure her fame is not fleeting.


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Editor’s Picks
Marc Jacobs in New York's West Village, where he lives and where he has built a mini-empire.

Jason Schmidt
T Magazine
Who Is Marc Jacobs?
The trendsetting fashion designer finds himself at a crossroads.

Dean Chalkley
A recent book and exhibit showcase the suave street style of rude boy style, which transcends mere fashion to embrace a fierce sense of self-worth.

A suspension bridge across the Baliem River near Kurima.

Andy Haslam for The New York Times
From Papua to Bali, this sprawling country offers beauty, intimacy and great deals for travelers.


Bill Cunningham | It Bag

Cirque de Mafate, Reunion Island.

Réunion Island, Linked to Malaysian Plane, Makes Most of Moment


In Case You Missed It
At the Church Street gym, John Leguizamo talked about acting and sparring.
Day Out

A Day Out in the Boxing Gym With John Leguizamo

New Age retreats like the Ananda Center attract visitors with yoga classes and spa treatments.
Assisi Journal

In St. Francis’ Hometown, a New Kind of Pilgrim

Things You Should Make, Not Buy

Céline dress, $2,950, and earrings, $425, Barneys, (212) 450-8700. Rick Owens chair.

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