Naomi Fry

staff writer for the New Yorker

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Naomi Fry is a contributor to the New York Times Magazine, New Yorker, Artforum and the Times book review.

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How much would you pay for your son’s favorite basketball player to wish him a happy graduation? Or a pep talk from your favorite reality star?

Personalized celebrity greetings gain popularity during pandemic

How much would you pay for your son’s favorite basketball player to wish him a happy graduation? Or a pep talk from your favorite reality star?

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Examples of modest fashion in high design  (L-R) Céline, Rennes, Creatures of Comfort 
 Should women consider their clothing choices when working in the world of men? That's been one…

Women's fashion and the male gaze

Examples of modest fashion in high design (L-R) Céline, Rennes, Creatures of Comfort Should women consider their clothing choices when working in the world of men? That's been one…

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