Signs of the Apocalypse - The NYTimes Style Section

From the Style section of the New York Times, an article about the new HanleyMellon clothing line (which, lets just say, is not for the proletariat).
So, who exactly are Hanley and Mellon?
They are not exactly starting from the gutter. Mr. Mellon, who comes from the Mellon and Drexel families of Bank of New York Mellon and Drexel Burnham Lambert, grew up in New York City, Palm Beach and Northeast Harbor, Me., and went to the University of Pennsylvania. The walls of the pad he and Ms. Hanley Mellon share at the Pierre are lined with paintings by Andy Warhol, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Damien Hirst, Peter Beard and, Mr. Mellon said, “Taylor Swift.”
 And the clothing line?  It consists, apparently, of a very limited selection - 10 items - "staples of the jet-set lifestyle", each "inspired by a different place in the world".
So far so priveleged, but the pièce-de-résistance is
“I’ve never been to Africa, but I feel like I have this deep affinity for it,” Ms. Hanley Mellon said. “I’ve read every Hemingway, we collect Peter Beard, I’ve watched ‘Out of Africa.’ It touches your soul to visit and smell the smells, and you can’t recreate the experience without immersing yourself.”
Yup.
The jokes pretty much just write themselves...



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