Browsing: Push It: 5 Style Challenges

The shows are over, the trends declared: For spring 2019, we’re talking crochet, tie-dye, bike shorts galore. But beyond the obvious themes from the collections, there were plenty of smaller moments that served up sartorial inspiration, thanks to pieces that left us wondering, “Hey, how do we pull that off in real life?” Here, five…

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Boîte: Williamsburg Gets a Trinidadian Cocktail Bar With Indie Flavor

Image The scene inside Clyde’s, in the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn.CreditNina Westervelt for The New York Times Just when the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn seems to be overrun with corporate retailers — Whole Foods, Citibank and Apple, to name a few — comes a lively Trinidadian cocktail bar that harks back to the neighborhood’s alternative,…

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Fancy Optician Dom Vetro Is the Anti-Warby Parker

CULVER CITY, Calif. — On a recent morning, in a warehouse sandwiched by auto repair shops, Ashley Bezamat, the 37-year-old founder of the eyewear company Dom Vetro, was hunching over a thin bar of white acetate. “Half a millimeter on the bottom or on the side makes this frame too big,” Mr. Bezamat said. “This…

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1,495 Americans Describe the Financial Reality of Being Really Sick

The whole point of health insurance is protection from financial ruin in case of catastrophic, costly health problems. But a recent survey of people facing such problems shows that it often fails in that basic function. The survey, of some of the country’s most seriously ill people, found that even with health insurance, more than…

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Medical News Today: Everything you need to know about thyroid gland removal

The thyroid is a small, butterfly-shaped gland that sits in the lower part of the front of the neck. Thyroid gland removal is a surgical procedure that involves removing part or all of the thyroid. The thyroid plays an important part in the body’s functions. It produces hormones that circulate throughout the body, regulating a…

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The Siblings Making Copenhagen’s Most Stylish Jewelry and Food

When Sophie Bille Brahe and her younger brother, Frederik, were growing up in Hellerup, a leafy suburb north of Copenhagen, Denmark, their parents had two unorthodox methods of keeping the house quiet when they wanted to sleep in on Sunday mornings. To distract Sophie, they permitted her to rummage through the bric-a-brac in the drawers…

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fixtures: Kathy Hourigan Is Knopf’s Secret Weapon

Image Kathy Hourigan, who started at Knopf in 1963, in her office. She rose from secretary to her current role as vice president, managing editor of Knopf Doubleday.CreditDaniel Dorsa for The New York Times In 1963, on the Friday before Labor Day, Kathy Hourigan went to a Manhattan employment agency that specialized in publishing. The…

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Coffee May Tame the Redness of Rosacea

Image Yet another reason to drink coffee: A new study suggests it can be good for the complexion. Researchers studied the effect of coffee drinking on the risk for rosacea, a chronic skin disease that causes facial redness in about 5 percent of the population. The scientists used data on 82,737 women participating in a…

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Uber’s New Scooters Took Over Paris Fashion Week

Fashion month is over and editors have had a few days to sort out the biggest trends to emerge from the four-city whirlwind. Marigold seems to be a frontrunner for the color next spring, while big voluminous ruffles, cargo pants, and acid wash denim (really!) are in. Also in? Electronic scooters. Irene Lara wearing a…

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Eat: Now Is the Time for the Comfort of Swan-Shaped Pastries

I’ve enjoyed some electric spikes of optimism and even some exhilaration over the past many months, but they’ve ended like junk-food highs; generally, I’ve found myself feeling uncommonly bleak. I try to tune it out, look to the light, but even the food pages have grown heavy. Where there used to be lively essays about…

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