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Should you let your age determine what you can or cannot wear?
To My Dearest Truly Rich Lady,Hi. I am need of advice. Is there clothing that you shouldn’t wear beyond the age of 30, 40, 50, and above? I am in the “above” category. Also, I changed my clothes this morning because I ...
 
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It's the biggest small decision you can make.
Anything after 1:30 is basically an afternoon coffee,” says Town & Country’s editor-in-chief, Stellene Volandes, dryly. “Any later is positively Spanish,” agrees Adam Rathe, senior culture editor.When—and how—should one lunch? It has become something of a debate in the T&C office of late. Like most ...
 
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Weekend pursuits are lovely, but sometimes we need to close our eyes for 48 hours. See you on Monday.
During another polite conversation at another polite soiree, a dinner companion asked: “Si-si Coo, how are you going to spend the weekend? I’m sure you have something exciting planned.”“Well, instead of spending the weekend, I think I will save it,” I replied. ...
 
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Long rectangular tables are dominating the dinner party circuit—and your feed. Is that a good thing?
For years, the go-to table for a dinner party was round—they're cozy, congenial and no one is left at the end. But lately, if Instagram is any indication, it seems as though the round table has been, well, taken off the guest ...
 
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“This necklace doesn’t fit my neck because I ate bread yesterday.”
Forget the opening of that chi-chi international boutique, the golden anniversary of the ballet, or the super exclusive lunch with Ms. Marda. This weekend, the only place to be was at an artisanal fair filled with handmade sustainable goods from the motherland. The ...
 
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It's time to catch up with the world, says C.C. Coo.
A couple of months ago, I went to my nephew’s school for a private matter. I needed to pee and it was on the way. I asked a kind student where I could relieve myself. He pointed to a corner of one ...
 
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A smile can keep those emotions in check.
The Truly Rich Lady (that’s me!) is just like you. I, too, am not immune to the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune, the dagger plunged into the heart by a friend, or the toe stubbed on the leg of a table ...
 
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Fancy cocktail? Summer cocktail? T&C experts weigh in on what to wear to your next party.
Cocktail attire, by definition, is fairly straightforward. But we all know it is never that simple. (In full transparency, this is written by someone who gave her wedding guests two different dress codes to ensure that everyone dressed the same—San Francisco guests ...
 
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Celebrity deaths have turned social media into the Wailing Wall. But how exactly does one mourn publicly with dignity?
It seems like many celebrity deaths ago. Yet the fumes still linger from the social media conflagration that followed the demise in one bad week in February of Karl Lagerfeld, Lee Radziwill, and Marella Agnelli. Those who knew them, and those who ...
 
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Why are my Truly Rich Friends asking me about this fight?
I hear, from my friends and even my mother, that this thing called a heart (I think it’s the one that makes that thumping rhythm in your chest) can make you do crazy things.I don’t know anymore because I haven’t been able ...
 
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Do not post anything you don’t want your boss to know.
You know how all the fancy, high-end phones now have screens as big as the five-head of your Truly Rich Frenemy? Well, yesterday, at a meeting for the fundraiser to benefit the poor people who do not have proper ski equipment for ...
 
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This is what happens when the Truly Rich Lady discovers GIFs.
I think the use of Instagram Stories is a clear indicator of where one lies in the generational divide. If you use them, you are a young person. If you are confused by them, you are an old person.I know what are ...
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