Longform Best of 2016

We recommended 1,399 articles articles this year, from 1,088 writers and 307 publications.

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My Son, the Prince of Fashion

“I took my son to Paris fashion week, and all I got was a profound understanding of who he is, what he wants to do with his life, and how it feels to watch a grown man stride down a runway wearing shaggy yellow Muppet pants.”