December 8, 2017

My Space: A Tour of Bill Whitaker’s High-Rise Living Room in Harlem

My Space By STEVEN KURUTZ Bill Whitaker Age 66 Occupation Journalist; correspondent on “60 Minutes” Location Harlem His Favorite Room When Mr. Whitaker landed at “60 […]
December 6, 2017

Life Lessons: Fabulous Life Lessons From Gianni Agnelli

With his aquiline nose, swept-back hair and bare chest bronzed by the Mediterranean sun, Gianni Agnelli came across like a modern-day Roman Emperor. He was sometimes […]
December 1, 2017

My Space: A Tour of Grégory Fitoussi’s Apartment Outside Paris

My Space By STEVEN KURUTZ Grégory Fitoussi Age 41 Occupation Actor, “Mr. Selfridge” (Masterpiece on PBS); “Spiral” (Netflix); and “Spin” (Walter Presents) Location Saint-Mandé, a suburb […]
October 18, 2017

Books of Style: Inside the Estate that Inspired ‘The Philadelphia Story’

In 1911, Robert Montgomery, a wealthy Philadelphia stockbroker, commissioned the architect Horace Trumbauer to build his family a home. He chose 300 acres of rolling pasture […]
October 5, 2017

Wild Horses and the Inmates Who ‘Gentle’ Them

There’s a term in the horse world known as “gentling.” It refers to working with a wild horse until it becomes responsive to a trainer’s commands, […]
September 28, 2017

Can the Yeti Unite America?

In a country where we can’t seem to agree on anything, one opinion has lately reached a broad consensus across diverse groups of people: Yeti is […]
September 14, 2017

My Space: A Tour of Philipp Plein’s Master Bathroom in Manhattan

My Space By STEVEN KURUTZ Philipp Plein Age 39 Occupation Fashion designer Location Upper East Side His Favorite Room In 2015, Mr. Plein bought a four-bedroom, […]
September 12, 2017

Dispatches From the Nomad Musician Alex Zhang Hungtai

Alex Zhang Hungtai is a man of many names. As Dirty Beaches, he released several critically acclaimed indie rock albums, mixing what Pitchfork called “grimy, dissonant […]
August 25, 2017

The Doorman at the Mudd Club Tells All

In the world of Manhattan night life, the doorman occupies the role of St. Peter. Heaven awaits inside, but to join the party you must first […]
July 26, 2017

An Ode to Shopping Malls

One day in 2015, Dan Bell left his home in Baltimore and drove into the suburbs to visit the Owings Mills Mall. It was a trip […]