Fathomaway Compass

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Just Back from Rio with Deborah Lloyd

RIO DE JANIERO – Kate Spade New York creative director Deborah Lloyd touches down in Brazil, opens a shop, and heads for the clouds in a helicopter.

Oui! A Feast in Southwest France

SAVERDUN, France – Everyone knew everyone. When the president made his toast, it ended in a nearly-naked conga line followed by a brass band that serenaded each lady in turn. (Ah, the French.)

Fathom Questionnaire: Kerry Saretsky

Best hotel amenity: chocolates on the pillow. They're starting to go the way of playing cards and peanuts on airplanes, and I'm not happy about it.

Land of Enchantment: A Weekend in Santa Fe

SANTA FE, New Mexico – It's a 400-year old town of adobe architecture and stark, clear blue skies. You know why the artists came to paint. With these tips, you'll never want to leave.

7 Magic Pit Stops of Taos

TAOS, New Mexico – If driving was ever poetic, it's a car curving along the winding road, past the alpine meadows and expansive horizon. Pull over (slowly, carefully, often).

Packing List: Crystal Meers

Ambien and I don't mix. (That's a story for another time.) A few huffs of Tata Harper Bed Time Aromatic Treatment, and I'm in dreamland. What else is our creative director packing?

Links We Love, 9/15/12

Floating airports in Greenland, historic Brooklyn inns, musical swings in Montreal. Coolness everywhere.

After Fashion Week, Designers Take Off

NEW YORK CITY – When Fashion Week ends, everyone needs a break. Especially designers. Where do Cynthia, Rebecca, Jessie, Waris, Jeffrey, and the gang go to kick back?

A Tourist at NYC Fashion Week

NEW YORK CITY – The clothes, the hair, the photograhers. It's a crazy world at the fashion shows. Backstage scenes from Jason Wu Spring/Summer 2013.

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