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Monday, February 20th, 2006

Style: New York City: Chanel Exhibit at the Met

by Stephanie Block “There have been several Duchesses of Westminster—but there is only one Chanel!” This was French designer Gabrielle Bonheur “Coco” Chanel’s (1883- 1971) answer to the proposal of marriage from the Duke of Westminster. Like Jane Austen, the only marriage she entertained was to her art. Poor Duke. But history’s consolation to him

Wednesday, June 15th, 2005

Style: A San Francisco Sabbatical

by Mary D. Sanford I was on the first leg of my three-month academic sabbatical, a whirlwind tour of the best college-level reading programs in the United States. Fourteen colleges, eleven states, and two suitcases, each large...

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