FASHION

how to be ‘the perfect gentleman’

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If you have ever felt inappropriately dressed, or would simply like to raise your sartorial game, “The Perfect Gentleman: The Pursuit of Timeless Elegance and Style in London” ($60, 224 pages), to be published by Thames & Hudson on April 20th, is undoubtedly the book for you.

Net gains

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Tennis player, coach and commentator, Katrina M. Adams has shone as a trailblazing USTA executive whose passion for outreach mirrors her mantra, to embrace all.

The RealReal, really

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The RealReal, which started as an online luxury fashion consignment business, is not only expanding its brick-and-mortar operation with a new shop in Greenwich. It’s also ventured into home goods and one-of-a-kind treasures that will particularly appeal to the discerning Greenwich clientele.

Thriving stylishly

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We don’t have to tell you that this has been a challenging time for the luxury market. And yet some luxury retailers have managed not only to survive but to thrive in this environment, thanks to some reinvention and a little help from their friends.

Creativity on Hampton Road

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“Whether you’re looking for a new everyday purse, an elegant party clutch or a clear bag… Hampton Road Designs provides high-quality customizable leather, silk, and vinyl products with unmatched attention to detail and vintage beauty,” a spokeswoman for the Texas-based company says.

A ‘charmed’ life

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Manhattan-based Charmco.com is a great resource for 14-karat gold travel charms that let you “wear your wanderlust,” WAG travel and beauty writer Debbi K. Kickham says.

And the Oscar for Best Costume Design goes to…

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Among the categories that fill the Academy Awards, the honors for Best Costume Design have always existed somewhere under that proverbial radar in terms of sparking public debate or controversy. But if you take a deeper dive into the category’s history, it seems to be among the most intriguing of the Oscar competitions.