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Indya Moore Says Attending Met Gala Was "Cognitive Dissonance" and They Likely Won't Return

Indya Moore was one of the many celebrities in attendance at the Met Gala on Monday, but for the Pose star, it will likely be their last. In a lengthy Instagram post on Wednesday, the 26-year-old actor and model got super candid about why this year's gala in particular has pushed them to "think long and hard about why I came and if it is truly in alignment with what I want to accomplish in this life, the stories I want to tell and the messages I want to share."
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NYC man arrested for killing ex-girlfriend after baby shower

The man who allegedly fatally shot his pregnant ex-girlfriend shortly after her baby shower in Harlem was busted early Thursday, according to police sources. Justin Soriano, 40, was picked up at a Bronx home by the borough’s Warrants Squad in connection to the slaying of Shanice Young, 31, at West 128th Street and Frederick Douglass Boulevard around 1 a.m. Sunday, the sources said.
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Ex-Boyfriend Of Pregnant Woman Who Was Fatally Shot In Harlem Arrested, Charged With Her Murder

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police have made an arrest in the deadly shooting of a pregnant woman in Harlem. The woman’s ex-boyfriend, Justin Soriano, was led out of the 23rd Precinct stationhouse in handcuffs late Thursday afternoon. He was arrested Thursday morning in the Bronx. He’s accused of fatally shooting 31-year-old Shanice Young early Sunday morning on West 128th Street. Investigators say Young was returning home from her own baby shower and may have tried to break up a fight when she was shot. Her unborn baby did not survive. MORE: Shanice Young Shot To Death Coming Home From Her Baby Shower In Harlem; Police Searching For Ex-Boyfriend “Our hope here is that this apprehension begins the process of closure for the family and, just as importantly, for the community for this terrible, terrible crime,” NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea said. Soriano is charged with second-degree murder. It’s unclear if Young was his intended target.

Gabrielle Union Is the Walking Definition of Glamleisure in This Stella McCartney Outfit

Is Gabrielle Union's look not the most cozy-meets-glam, post-party outfit you've ever seen? Following her night out at the Met Gala, for which she wore Iris Van Herpen to celebrate American Fashion, Gab turned to the UK's Stella McCartney for a sustainable press look while promoting her new book You Got Anything Stronger? in NYC. The coordinates come from the brand's Resort 2022 collection and were teamed with Amina Muaddi's iconic sculpted slingbacks. The brooch embellishment on the pointed toe perfectly accented Gab's rhinestone miniskirt, which came with a boudoir twist — a lacy trim along the side slit.

An 'Alice in Wonderland' Cocktail Experience Is Coming to New York City

You may have fallen down a figurative rabbit hole a time or two, but now you can join the Alice in Wonderland underworld in an immersive cocktail experience inspired by the Lewis Carroll classic itself. The pop-up bar, appropriately dubbed The Alice, has made its way city to city—from Denver and San Francisco to Sydney, Australia—and is now arriving in New York City to bring a little boozy magic to the Big Apple.

The Tiffany & Co. Knot Collection Honors the Strength of New York

A piece of fine jewelry or classic investment timepiece is never just an accessory—there’s always a rich story behind it. In W’s new series Rock Stars, we delve into what makes past, present, and future heirlooms so unique. Over the past two weeks, I’ve been hearing the same phrase over...
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Gabriele's Italian Steakhouse opening soon in Westport

WESTPORT — Danny Gabriele likes providing good food to people willing to appreciate it, but he also likes a little glamour. Gabriele was owner of Gabriele’s Italian Steakhouse in Greenwich and, before it closed in 2019, the eatery attracted the likes of Robert DeNiro, Michael Douglas, Judge Judy and others. Now Gabriele is on the verge of opening a new Gabriele’s Italian Steakhouse, and he said he purposely picked Westport as the restaurant’s home because of the town’s upscale vibe.
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A Video Captures the Dreadful Toll Window Strikes Take on Migrating Birds

Melissa Breyer had a bad feeling. On Monday evening, she received a local alert through BirdCast, a tool that predicts bird movements based on radar: More birds than usual would be making their way that night through New York City and its gauntlet of skyscrapers. Breyer, who spends five mornings a week during spring and fall migration picking up birds that have crashed into buildings as a volunteer collision monitor for NYC Audubon, knew not all of them would make it.

How Sunni Dixon Went From Shadowing A Cobbler To Selling Boots In Saks

Some of your favorite celebs and the most stylish pedestrians already have a pair. The beloved fall season is near and we are ready to swap out our summer wardrobe for fun layering and boots. However, we encourage you not to dust off those basic black combat boots because instead, it’s time to level up and strut through the streets with proper footwear that elevates your style. Sunni Dixon of Sunni Sunni has exactly what we all need to accomplish the chic, yet very cool fall look.
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At least 291 migratory birds dead after smacking into WTC towers

New York City’s dead bird problem has reached new heights. Hundreds of migratory birds fatally crashed into World Trade Center towers earlier this week — leaving a graveyard of winged carcasses on the sidewalks below, sources said Wednesday. At least 291 songbirds — including black-and-white warblers, American redstarts and ovenbirds...

Beyoncé Spent Met Gala Day Looking Fabulous on a Yacht

Between New York Fashion Week, Sunday night’s VMAs and Monday night’s Met Gala, it’s seemed like the only celebrities who haven’t been in New York City at some point over the past few days are either the unvaccinated or Beyoncé. And while most would never even consider publicly spurning Anna Wintour, the conspicuously absent musician has been loud and proud about the fact that she had a previous engagement: a family vacation in Italy, where she’s apparently been having the time of her life aboard a yacht.

The Perfect 20-Minute Leg Workout, According to Ability Level

Dedicating two to three leg days a week can make a huge difference not only in your strength goals but also in your everyday life. "Every time you sit, you squat. Every time you bend over to pick something up, you hinge. Every time you walk or climb stairs, you are on a single leg," explains Jenna Langhans, a New York City-based personal trainer and founder of Ballet & Bells.

Project to Host In-Person Shows in New York, Las Vegas Next Year

Click here to read the full article. After dipping its toe back in the water in August, Project is pushing ahead with in-person shows for 2022. The trade show owned by Informa Markets Fashion said it will return to New York City in January and July with its men’s-only show, and Las Vegas in February and August for its dual-gender apparel and footwear events for the contemporary market. The New York dates were not revealed but the Las Vegas shows will be held from Feb. 14 to 16 and Aug. 8 to 10, 2022.More from WWDRebecca Taylor RTW Spring 2022Saks Fifth...