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Cornel Lucas

Cornel Lucas, who died at 92 on Nov. 8, was famous for taking lustrous still pictures of the stars of moving pictures. Born in London, the Royal Air Force...

Paris When It Sparkles

To celebrate its centenary, Parisian jeweler Van Cleef & Arpels has designed an exquisite collection, Une Journée à Paris. The house—founded in 1906 by Alfred...

Evening Star

MARLENE DIETRICH canonized the masculine look for women when she appeared in Morocco in 1930 and sang Give Me the Man. These days, it's Giorgio Armani's job to...

5 Cinematic Couplings That Really Have Legs

MARLENE DIETRICH: THE GLAMOUR COLLECTION Josef von Sternberg was a famous Hollywood auteur in 1930 and Dietrich a minor Berlin actress when he cast her as Lola,...

Crafting Couture on The Place Vendome

MENTION PARISIAN JEWELER VAN CLEEF & ARPELS to an expert, and he or she will rhapsodize about the company's enhancement of stones with the minimum use of metal,...

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Photo Essays

Phil Stern: Classic Hollywood Portraits

The 60-year career enjoyed by Phil Stern, who turns 95 on Sept. 6, is one of the most varied and downright extraordinary of any 20th century photographer. Awards...

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