The Top 5 Takeaways From New York Fashion Week

Hello and happy London Fashion Week! Yup, it starts today — though I am heading off tomorrow. I needed two days at home to see my family and do my laundry before hitting the road until Oct 3. These weeks are so frenetic, everything turns into a blur. Because of that, you know that when…

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You Were Not Expecting Cartier to Cover This in Gold

Cartier is nothing if not short on gold, but the luxe look had always been reserved for jewelry and watches—until now. In preparation for the opening of the brand’s Precious Garage (a concept designed by artist Desi Santiago at its 5th Avenue Mansion), a regular, humdrum shipping container was coated in high-shine gold. First appearing…

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They’ve Made Lots of Bubble Tea. Now They’ll Make the Pearls Too.

Advertisement The Boba Guys chain has opened a Bay Area factory to produce the tapioca pearls that define the popular drink. Image US Boba Company is a new tapioca-pearl factory in Hayward, Calif., run by, from left, Andrew Chau, Bin Chen and David Fan.CreditCreditErin Lubin for The New York Times Sept. 14, 2018 The partners…

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Medical News Today: What to know about Ally’s Law

People with certain medical conditions, including inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), sometimes need to use the restroom urgently. This can be difficult if they are out of the house or workplace, as not all businesses have public washrooms. Many states in the United States have passed the Restroom Access Act, also known as Ally’s Law, to…

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Henri Bendel Is Officially Shutting Its Doors

Every fashion-forward girl owned a Henri Bendel bag. Every Gossip Girl junkie (me!) wanted one— after all Serena and Blair loved shopping at this store throughout the series, even popping up in Blair’s Audrey Hepburn dreams. But after 123 years in business, the iconic luxury boutique is officially closing up shop, all 23 of its…

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Trends IRL: The Menswear Blazer

With weeks of «fashion week» and miles of runway, each season ends with a lot of trends to wade through. Happily, there are pros to help do some of the distilling and collecting work for you (so all you have to do is shop—yay!). The ace team behind Macy’s The Edit creates its It-List to…

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Why Did Ashley Graham Skip Most of Fashion Week?

It’s hard to miss Ashley Graham, but the opposite’s also true: when she doesn’t turn up at New York Fashion Week, we miss her. A lot. So it went this season, as the supermodel skipped out on all but Michael Kors. Why? Turns out she booked a big shoot («Huge,» she winked) somewhere in St.…

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ELLE Editorial: Touch The Sky

Protective overlays, thigh-scaling boots, and sharp cutouts lend fashion an architectural touch. Swedish stunner Elsa Hosk elevates the look to new heights. Jacquard taffeta dress, $8,000, tulle cape, crystal necklace, $2,500, all, Gucci. Zoey Grossman Advertisement — Continue Reading Below Wool dress, Saint Laurent by Anthony Vaccarello, $5,590, at Saint Laurent, NYC. Beauty tip: For…

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Prominent Cancer Researcher Resigns from Dartmouth Amid Plagiarism Charges

One of the country’s most influential researchers in cancer screening has resigned from his post at Dartmouth College, after a two-year internal investigation concluded he had plagiarized a graph included in a paper published in a prominent journal. The researcher, Dr. H. Gilbert Welch, has published widely on the risks of aggressive screening and over-diagnosis,…

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We’re on a Boat…With Katie Holmes

It’s 3 pm and Katie Holmes is helping me not puke. We’re bobbing hard on a yacht in the Hudson, and while I feel seasick, Holmes is a pro. «Look out at the water,» she says. «It’s easier if you remind yourself that you’re outside.» The actress is a red carpet natural, but it turns…

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