Nancy McKeon

Suffer the Little Children . . .

. . . to see custom clothing made just for them at the Smithsonian’s Craft2Wear show.

October 4, 2022

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Serving Up Melamine

Lightweight, unbreakable platters come in handy when entertaining heads outdoors.

July 28, 2022

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9 Items to Perk Up the Patio

A few suggestions for a midsummer outdoor reset.

July 20, 2022

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Beachy Keen

Some beach or pool towels have sassy new looks.

June 28, 2022

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Two Design Titans, One Closer Look

The exhibit at the Museum at FIT compares and contrasts the couture of Christian Dior and Cristobal Balenciaga.

June 9, 2022

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Wordle and Other Reasons Not to Sleep

It’s like a One A Day vitamin for the brain.

May 19, 2022

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The Met’s Fashion Anthology

Fashion is a complicated thing, especially in this multi-layered exhibit.

May 12, 2022

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Travel With a Touch of Mystery

Or maybe it’s the other way around. Either way, these are fun reading.

May 4, 2022

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Georgetown House Tour Roars Back to Life

Joining the tour for the first time, Julia Child’s humble East Village home.

April 21, 2022

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Madeleine Albright: Jeweled Diplomacy

The late Secretary of State sometimes let her pins do the talking.

March 23, 2022

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News Underfoot

Your Work From Home space just got a wee bit more stylish.

March 10, 2022

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A Pair of Eyeglasses Walks Into a Bar . . .

The real problem with online news stories is that they’re never where you think you left them.

March 3, 2022

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Answering Ukraine’s Cry for Help

There are, in fact, things even the least of us can do.

March 1, 2022

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The Good Part of ‘The Gilded Age’

Just turn off the sound and enjoy the glorious clothing.

January 27, 2022

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Here’s Lookin’ at You, Ol’ Girl

There’s a great future in plastic . . . surgery.

January 13, 2022

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And Just Like That, I’m Done

What the hell happened to “Sex”?

January 3, 2022

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Holiday Gift List #38: Drink Merry

Shopping last-minute? Think liquor store!

December 23, 2021

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Holiday Gift List #36: Trading With Trader Joe

Last-minute thoughts about last-minute gifts.

December 21, 2021

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