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Alexandra Marshall


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Race to the Bottom As the heirs of the late Marchioness of Moratalla squabble over her estate, her prize-winning jumpers go hungry

Estate of Affairs Tax fraud, an absent accountant, and squabbling male models are threatening to undermine Karl Lagerfeld’s legacy

Death Becomes Him Stéphane Bourgoin enjoyed a dazzling career as France’s top expert on serial killers. There was only one little problem …

Affairs of State A new book goes deep into the hot-blooded hypocrisy at the heart of the French presidency

Tress Test As Paris tiptoes toward reopening, hundreds of its best-coiffed women are still suffering on the waiting list at David Mallett’s salon. Welcome to the new normal…

Nu in Town Eli Rosen, Hollywood’s Yiddish consultant, on the set of Unorthodox in Berlin

Ménage à Trop We broke up in June, but our house still hasn’t sold. Now we can’t even go outside …

Yeezus Saves Even the most cynical fashion insiders couldn’t help but feel the spirit at Kanye West’s Sunday Service, Paris Fashion Week edition

A French Kiss-Off Coronavirus be damned—at Paris Fashion Week, the shows must go on

Battle of the Bulge The mayoral race in Paris has been scandalized by a barrage of dick pics, Twitter meltdowns, and unhinged lawyers. The Americanization of French politics continues apace …

The Jeffrey Epstein of Paris Why did the Café de Flore set protect the pedophile who was abusing their children?

#MeToo-sur-Seine Filmmaker Luc Besson is facing legal woes from le cinq-à-sept and, worse, le neuf-à-cinq

A Very Ruthie Rogers Holiday For the impresario of London’s River Café, Christmas requires bollito misto, ample margaritas, and as many friends and family members as possible

What’s Michelin Got to Do with It? In the kitchen at Comice, one of the most ambitious new restaurants in Paris, at the height of inspection season

The Polanski Affair Will American audiences ever see An Officer and a Spy after the exiled director likened his rape case to the anti-Semitic false charges leveled against Alfred Dreyfus?

Dirndl Power Behind the beer-soaked scenes at the corporate-networking extravaganza known as Oktoberfest

It’s Not the Wurst Vegan chef and zero-waste activist Sophia Hoffmann is reimagining German cuisine for a new generation

Play With It Again, Sam We went to Paris for an exclusive look at the Woody Allen movie that Amazon dumped and no one wants Americans to see

No Skin in the Game Topless tanning, one of Europe’s most cherished summer traditions, has gone missing. What gives?

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