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Queen of the Jete Set

LONDON -- Viviana Durante has a split personality.The 26-year-old principal dancer with The Royal Ballet -- which arrives in Washington, D.C., April 6 for the start of a two-month tour that also takes in Orange County, West Palm Beach and New York --...

Paris Collections

Not only did the show at La Foundation Coprim in Paris the other night have works from an impressive collection of contemporary artists -- such as the late Jean-Michel Basquiat, Sandro ChÆa and James Brown -- the party had quite a collection of...

Eye Scoop

Oscar Update: Proving that the competition to dress stars for the Oscars is fiercer than ever, several big names have appeared on more than one designer's list. Armani, Versace and Richard Tyler all say Laura Dern...

The Six-Figure Schmooze

NEW YORK -- Let's party.

That's become the rallying cry of the fashion publishing industry, even as some magazines watch ad pages plummet, circulation fall and heads roll.

One day Anna Wintour's jetting off with a legion of Vogue editors...

Tina's Tinseltown

There's really only one way to get the Hollywood A+ list.

Send in a New York media heavyweight. Book the Bel-Air Hotel. Spare no expense. Make sure you have an equal amount of moguls and movie stars. And even invite Lassie.


Eye Scoop

Although she might not have an acting career on the horizon, Nancy Kerrigan will turn out with all the other stars at the Oscars Monday night. She's going with the folks from Revlon and will be dressed by Vera Wang.



The big news in the art world is what happened to the romance between Kenneth Noland, the famous painter, and Paige Rense, the editor of Architectural Digest. They will marry in April, probably at Noland's New England...

Shopping Single

Everyone has her own shopping style and "Living Single" star Kim Coles's strategy can be summed up in three words: serious, solo and, whenever possible, sale.

The comedian and star of the Fox Television show could have her pick of L.A.'s malls,...

Bolthouse, Unbolted: L.A. Club Czar Brent Bolthouse Looks Out Over His Domain and Asks a Pressing Question: Just Where Will L.A.'s Club Crawlers Party Next?

Brent Bolthouse is worried. The 24-year-old host extraordinaire at such happening L.A. night spots as the Viper Room, Roxbury and Saturday Night Fever thinks the city's party scene is in the throes of an identity crisis.

"There was a time when...

Viva Las Vegas

Movie stars might bring people into the theaters, but nobody can bring out the stars like theater owners. They have the ultimate power: deciding what movie to run and how long to run it. This year's National Association of Theater Owners convention...

Eye Scoop

While the Prince of Wales is expected in Paris on Wednesday, his estranged wife -- Princess Diana -- was there last weekend. Wearing a beige cashmere coat, Diana was all smiles while sitting on the...

The Secret Gardener

The late Eighties were not the best years for Dianne Benson. First, she had to shutter her smart, avant-garde Dianne B. stores in 1988, then she had to abandon designing her own line. She had a falling-out with longtime friend Issey Miyake, and many...

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