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Party Of The Week: You shall go to the Anna Wintour ball

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Portfolio, the $125m 'Vogue for the business set', folds in face of slump

It was meant to be Vanity Fair or Vogue for the international business set, a chunky monthly tome crammed to its glossy gills with ads for expensive watches, private jets and second or third homes. But, with the international business elite on their knees, amid the wreckage of the credit crisis, it is closing time too for Portfolio magazine, launched just two years ago by luxury publishers Condé Nast.

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