The Getaway: It’s Hip to Be Cheap as Hotels Democratize Design

If you haven’t visited a college campus, secondhand store or seen “Crazy Rich Asians,” in which one of the central characters possesses a Jamba Juice freebie card, you may not have heard: Thrift is cool. In hospitality, that spirit has worked its way from Airbnb mania to spinoff hotel brands and independent properties that promise…

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Vows: Back on Campus, Two Seniors Learn All About Love Again

Elaine Hoffman and Neil Ullman met three years ago as students at Fairleigh Dickinson University in Madison, N.J. Ms. Hoffman, who lived in Berkeley Heights, N.J., thought Mr. Ullman, who resided in nearby Florham Park, might be the kind of classmate who could potentially become a “friend to spend some time with.” “He was very…

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Carry On: What Heidi Klum Can’t Travel Without

The model, TV personality and entrepreneur Heidi Klum keeps extraordinarily busy. As the longtime host, along with Tim Gunn, of “Project Runway” (until the two recently decided to leave the show to develop a new reality fashion series at Amazon Prime Video), Ms. Klum spent 16 seasons both guiding and chastising aspirational designers hoping to…

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Ovarian cancer: Newer birth control pills may lower risk

A new, large-scale study published in The BMJ suggests that newer birth control pills can significantly reduce the risk of ovarian cancer among young women. Newer birth control pills may keep ovarian cancer at bay, reports new research. In the United States, ovarian cancer has the highest mortality rate of all gynecologic cancers, according to…

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Red Carpet Same Old. Insiders See Opportunities.

With awards season approaching, stylists are at fashion weeks, scoping out looks for their clients, readying them to be at their best for months of parading down scads of red carpets. Harvey Weinstein may be banished, but the awards campaign machine he helped create grinds on. Now, a year into #MeToo, and after the emboldened…

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Caffeine May Increase Pain Tolerance

Image Credit Consuming caffeine regularly may increase the ability to withstand pain, a small study suggests. Researchers recruited 62 men and women, ages 19 to 77, and had them record their daily caffeine intake from coffee, tea, soda, energy drinks and chocolate. They averaged 170 milligrams of caffeine a day, about the amount in two…

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Irina Shayk and Stella Maxwell Designed ‘It Girl’ Bags for The Kooples

Models, cool girls and Victoria’s Secret Angels Irina Shayk and Stella Maxwell can add «handbag designer» to their resumes. In addition to serving as the faces of The Kooples’ fall 2018 campaign, Shayk and Maxwell were enlisted by the French brand to create two new handbags that reflect their personal style. Advertisement — Continue Reading…

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