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Gigi Hadid makes her entrance at the Met Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, May 1, 2017. Photograph: Benjamin Norman/The New York Times

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Stephen Schwarzman, chief executive of Blackstone: “The calibre of this first class of Schwarzman Scholars is truly exceptional”. Photograph:  Sasha Maslov/The New York Times

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