Amal Clooney Wears Glamorous Off-the-Shoulder Red Gown to Event With George

On Saturday, human rights lawyer Amal Clooney attended the Artist’s Dinner honoring recipients of the 45th Annual Kennedy Center Honors with her husband George Clooney, who was included in the evening’s honorees. The event celebrates performing artists for their contributions to American culture and it was held at the Department of State in Washington, D.C. […]

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How Markarian Became Part of Naomi Biden’s Wedding Day—and a Favorite of the First Family

For her first big fashion moment, Alexandra O’Neill was locked down, pre-vaccine, and totally alone save for her dog. When newly-minted First Lady Dr. Jill Biden appeared at President Joe Biden’s inauguration in 2021 wearing a turquoise coat and dress designed by her brand, Markarian, she—and the label—became famous overnight. Nearly two years later, when […]

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Lynch/Oz

Alexandre O Philippe traces the connection between David Lynch and Victor Fleming’s The Wizard of Oz. The spectre of Victor Fleming’s 1939 The Wizard of Oz, in all its technicolour glory, seems to ceaselessly haunt the collective American psyche. Distilled into a pair of sequined red pumps, this staggeringly permanent cultural touchstone has become “public […]

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Danish Scum! Welcome to Lars von Trier’s The Kingdom

With Christmas in our sights, it’s worth noting that Lars von Trier is offering us his own spiky bauble to hang atop the tree with a new TV series. It’s a very belated continuation of one his most beloved early works: the phantasmagoric, hospital-based comedy-horror hybrid, The Kingdom. The Kingdom Exodus premiered to plaudits at […]

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