Hollywood Image-Makers Work Their Magic on U.F.C. Brawlers

For bloodthirsty sports fans, no professional sports organization has provided more entertainment than Ultimate Fighting Championship. Led by its combative, publicity-mad president, Dana White Jr., it has made big money from street-fighter-style bouts that take place within a caged octagon. But aside from the bantamweight fighter Ronda Rousey ...
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Who Needs the Hamptons When You Have the Parker House?

SEA GIRT, N.J. — “I have a time share with the dance floor — I own the front and center,” Chris Fedroff, 27, said to his friend in the basement level of the Parker House, a green and white Victorian manse here that is by day a sedate ...
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Cultural Studies: 20 Years After Diana’s Death, a Happier Ending Imagined

In a new novel called “Imagining Diana,” readers find Princess Diana having lunch in Midtown Manhattan at Michael’s, nodding hello to Barbara Walters on her way in, dressed in an Oscar de la Renta suit, sitting at Table 1, ordering the gravlax. Her date is Lois Shadley: a ...
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Vows: Coping With Depression as Love Wins the Day

Vows By TAMMY La GORCE From the moment he spotted her in a church pew in 2012, Noah Sutter had a crush on Anna Risch, a college student with part of Psalm 18 (“I stood there saved, surprised to be loved”) tattooed on her forearm. But it was ...
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Jun Takahashi, the Sorcerer of Fashion

EARLY THIS YEAR, on a stage in Paris, a silent figure stepped under a spotlight. She was wearing a double-layered honeycomb-net skirt made of red organza, her hair twisted into giant ram’s horns. She was part Alice in Wonderland, part monarch painted by Velázquez. To the sounds of ...
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The Rebranding of the Bronx

In the late 1980s, Bruckner Boulevard was a forbidding stretch of asphalt strung with disused factories, dim tattoo parlors and fast-food depots. The thoroughfare, blisteringly sketched by Tom Wolfe in his satirical novel “The Bonfire of the Vanities,” was part of the wasteland that was the South Bronx ...
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Meet the Creator of Beyoncé’s Crown From the ‘7/11’ Video

Enter Laura Wass’s Brooklyn studio and you will find brass bunny ears, candy-colored bras, gold crowns and other pieces that are a futuristic cross between happy-go-lucky and streetwise, something a young Joan Jetson might have worn to an intergalactic rave. Out of the ordinary as they may appear, ...
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Silicon Valley Now Has Its Own Populist Pundit

MENLO PARK, Calif. — It’s not easy being the first and only Fox News host in Silicon Valley. But Steve Hilton, a tech entrepreneur who was once chief adviser to former Prime Minister David Cameron of Britain, added that role to his résumé in June. Now every week, ...
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Modern Love: Four Castaways Make a Family

Modern Love By RENE DENFELD “I think you’re just right for her,” my adoption caseworker said, showing me her picture in the foster-child bulletin. She was a dumpling of a child, her face unclear in the blurry black-and-white photo. The narrative underneath told me her private story, one ...
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Encounters: Elizabeth Olsen, Cooking Onscreen and Off

Encounters By ALEXIS SOLOSKI The actress Elizabeth Olsen separated the first egg gracefully. The second? Not so much. And the third was a disaster. “Get it together, Lizard,” she muttered to herself as she leaned over a stainless-steel bowl. Ms. Olsen — Lizard to her mother; Lizzie to ...
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Anger Rooms Are All the Rage. Timidly, We Gave One a Whack.

Smashing things may not seem at first blush to be a winning idea to wrap a business around. Since March, however, nearly 1,500 people have shown up to break housewares, electronics and furniture at the Wrecking Club, two reinforced rooms in the basement of a building in the ...
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On the Runway: Walmart Heirs Snap Up Rapha, the British Bikewear Brand

Elizabeth Paton ON THE RUNWAY LONDON — Rapha, the upmarket British bikewear brand credited with bringing fashionable as well as functional garments to the booming cycling market, is set to get additional pedal power in the form of a major new shareholder. The company, based in London, announced ...
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At Home With: Jeannette Walls Settles Down Far From the Noise of New York

ORANGE, Va. — Early in the “The Glass Castle,” the movie based on Jeannette Walls’s memoir of growing up destitute, Rex Walls sidles up to his little girl, who lies burned and bandaged in a hospital bed. “Hey, Mountain Goat, it’s time to skedaddle,” he says, before swaddling ...
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Need Models for Your Party? There’s an App for That

When the vibrating yoga pants were switched on, the party perked up considerably. “Oh, I like this,” said Briana Siaca, facing the floor in a downward dog pose, as electronic sensors pulsed along her legs. Ms. Siaca, 23, a two-time Miss New York runner-up with more than Array,200 ...
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