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  • What Is Bitcoin? A Guide for the Confused.

    nymag.com 26 Dec '17, 1pm

    Maybe it was those stories you heard — Lamborghinis and second mortgages, fortunes made and lost off of something you didn’t even really know existed until six months ago. Maybe it’s those eye-popping charts you keep seeing, the ones that go $5,800 per unit to $19,00 per unit in just ...

  • Danish model Ulrikke Hoyer said she was cut from Louis Vuitton's cruise show for being "too big"

    Ulrikke Hoyer Accuses Louis Vuitton of Size Discrimination

    nymag.com 18 May '17, 7pm

    Ulrikke Hoyer in Louis Vuitton’s spring 2017 show. Photo: 2016 Peter White/Getty Images In a lengthy Facebook post this morning, Danish model Ulrikke Hoyer said she was cast in Louis Vuitton’s cruise show in Japan and flew to Tokyo for a fitting before being cut from the lineup for be...

  • All the Resort Shows Want You to Wear a Cat Eye

    nymag.com 24 May '17, 1pm

    The eyes at Louis Vuitton, Chanel, and Valentino. It would take some time to limn the creative differences between the storied fashion houses of Paris and Milan, in this case: Chanel , Valentino , and Louis Vuitton . Their recent beauty directions however, can be summed up in comparat...

  • Angela Merkel Loves Rummaging Through Her Enormous Handbag

    nymag.com 21 Mar '17, 4pm

    German chancellor Angela Merkel has a constant companion throughout her meetings, speeches, and international trips: a sturdy, venti-sized handbag that she owns in a rainbow of business-casual colors, and that, like Mary Poppins’s, seems to contain just about everything she owns. Appa...

  • Why Some People Are Burning Their New Balance Sneakers

    nymag.com 10 Nov '16, 4pm

    Shortly after Donald Trump was declared the president-elect of the United States, the Republican got the stamp of approval from an unexpected source: New Balance . Many people have since posted videos and pictures of themselves burning their New Balance shoes, or throwing them in the ...

  • Leatherworkers from several Louis Vuitton ateliers staged a rare strike in support of wage increases

    Louis Vuitton Leatherworkers in France Are Striking: WWD

    nymag.com 05 Apr '17, 8pm

    Louis Vuitton. Photo: AFP/AFP/Getty Images Leatherworkers from several Louis Vuitton ateliers in France walked out on Wednesday morning, staging a rare strike in support of wage increases, WWD reports. The strike is the leatherworkers’ first in 15 years, according to WWD , and started...

  • Supreme and Louis Vuitton Collab Was a Brilliant Troll

    nymag.com 07 Feb '17, 10pm

    Supreme may technically be a skate brand, but it operates much more like a luxury fashion label. In fact, Vuitton and Supreme share more than a few marketing strategies. Both traffic in scarcity. Both have harnessed cool through well-chosen artists’ collaborations (Supreme with contem...

  • Zsa Zsa Gabor Ashes Carried to Funeral in Louis Vuitton Bag

    nymag.com 30 Dec '16, 8pm

    R.I.P. Photo: Ron Galella/WireImage/Getty Zsa Zsa Gabor died earlier this month at the age of 99, but she continued to uphold her reputation for glamour well beyond the grave: Her ashes were carried to her funeral, held Friday at Beverly Hills’ Church of the Good Shepherd, in a Louis ...