Is the Celebrity Editor Becoming Extinct?

Did you know that a woman can stroll topless in Manhattan without breaking the law? Carine Roitfeld has made it her business to know. A maverick editor, an arbiter of Gallic chic and, most recently, a brand, Ms. Roitfeld has made the most of that city ruling. For the cover story of CR Fashion Book,…

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Doing It on Their Own

When you have had the top job at a big brand — when you’ve been that designer, on that golden treadmill, in that spotlight — and you’ve lost it, for whatever reason (bad fit, liquidation, mutual consent), you have three options. First, sit around and see if another gig comes up; second, get out of…

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The First Trend of New York Fashion Week

ImageAs New York Fashion Week began, Tom Ford gave a toast at his dinner at Indochine.CreditKrista Schlueter for The New York Times New York Fashion Week began with a lunch and a dinner — despite the fact that fashion people famously don’t eat. They do, however, love a metaphor for change. Could it have been…

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Your Fall Cooking Bucket List

It may be a bit early, but we’re dreaming of brisk evenings and apple cider. Join us in setting up our menus with recipes for apple skillet cake with salted caramel frosting (above), roast chicken with maple butter and all the recipes in the collection below.

The Last of the Dunk Tank Clowns

All David Simmons needs is a chuckle, a smile even, to set the hook and reel people back to his booth with more stinging insults — the weight of a man’s date, or the cheap finish of a woman’s fake gold hoop earrings. Mr. Simmons, who is 33 and known as Patches, is a dunk-tank…

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What Kids Can Learn From a Resilient Runner

Welcome to the Running newsletter! Every Saturday morning, we email runners with news, advice and some motivation to help you get up and running. Sign up here to get it in your inbox. Dear Readers, If you’ve been around running circles long enough, you probably know the name Dave McGillivray. He’s the Boston Marathon race…

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At Jeremy Scott, Gigi Hadid Catcalls Candice Swanepoel

Astrid StawiarzGetty Images Gigi Hadid’s great at making headlines, so naturally she’s an expert at wearing them, too. At Jeremy Scott’s Spring 2020 fashion show, the supermodel arrived in overalls plastered with news stories—appropriate, since the runway itself was loaded with colorful clickbait. Gigi ♥ Jeremy Astrid StawiarzGetty Images A mash-up of Jem, GLOW, and…

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Everything That Happened on Day 1 and 2 of New York Fashion Week

Greetings from New York Fashion Week, where the heels are high, the ambitions are higher, and the models vape backstage? Well… let’s leave that one alone. Every day, we’ll share an unfiltered take on our favorite runway moments, likely written on the Notes App in an Uber at 2 am. How’s that for authenticity? Rag…

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How to Handle Wedding-Planning Disputes With Parents

Wedding planning can stir up conflict between marrying couples and their parents. Some squabbles are minor. Should the table linens be white or ivory? What should go inside the welcome bags for out-of-town guests? But disagreements can turn into a wedge between families. Insecurity, said Dr. Tamar Blank, a psychologist in the Bronx, is largely…

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Two “Nice, Quiet” Vacations Upended by the Dogs

The Rev. William Howard Critzman and Patrick Willingham were married Sept. 7 at Old South Haven Presbyterian Church in Brookhaven Hamlet, N.Y. The Rev. Micah Bucey, a United Church of Christ minister, performed the ceremony. Mr. Critzman (left), 40, is the senior minister of West End Collegiate Church in Manhattan. He graduated cum laude from…

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