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At Morgenthal Frederics, the fashionable eyeglass store, a pair of espresso-colored Stephanie frames, hand-carved from 12 layers of horn from Asian water buffaloes, sells for US$1,495. And that’s not...

Remember the paperless office, that dream of perfect organization that was peddled by tech companies years ago as a way to sell computers? The dream may still be elusive, but tech marketers knew what...

(Around the Block) Every time Porsche rolls out a Turbo model – a designation that can now be found in the 911, Cayenne and Panamera lines – it’s clear that Stuttgart is pulling its punches. That’s...

1. KERALA, INDIA Why? A new Indian biennale will make its debut in this coastal state. Last year India hosted its first pavilion at the Venice Biennale. This year the country inaugurates a biennale...

CARMEL, N.Y. – For a speed-obsessed adolescent, it may be hard to believe that a shrink-wrapped sports car is not every driver’s object of desire. But the type of car embodied by the BMW 6 Series –...

GENEVA – The Swatch Group may be best known for its playful, plastic watches. But it also produces mechanical movements and other watch components that it sells to most of its rival timepiece makers...

Tasting whiskies can be a clinical, prosaic task, nosing and assessing, jotting notes, reconsidering, lips compressed in concentration, brow furrowed. Yet, as the spirits panel tasted 20 single malts...

At the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund awards last month, where the red carpet teemed with actresses and designers dressed in complicated evening numbers of varying slits and cuts, the designer Rachel Roy...

Is talking to a phone the same as talking on it? The sound of someone gabbing on a cellphone is part of the soundtrack of daily life, and most of us have learned when to be quiet – there is no...

If you’re an electronics fan, you have plenty to be grateful for this holiday season: the dawn of easy-to-use touch-screen gadgets. A sensible CEO at Hewlett-Packard. Angry Birds. And if you’re a...

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