5 New Designers to Watch This Season

Advertisement Hailing from New York, London and Paris, these emerging talents will show their debut collections this month. Sept. 6, 2018 Image CreditTanner Abel NEW YORK Graham Tyler Growing up in upstate New York, Graham Tyler Baldwin was fascinated by art galleries. His parents organized family trips to the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., where…

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The Cycle: Thank You for Not Eating Your Placenta

Advertisement The Cycle As an obstetrician and gynecologist, it’s hard to shock me. Or at least it used to be. Image CreditCreditIllustration by Claire Milbrath By Jen Gunter Sept. 6, 2018 We had a placenta freezer at the hospital in Canada where I was an obstetrics and gynecology resident in the early 1990s. After delivery,…

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Holy Cottontail! The Playboy Club Is Back Again

Victoria Oliver placed the upright satin rabbit ears atop her blond tresses. A fluffy white cottontail had already been fastened with a snap to her backside. Moments before, a seamstress had cinched the boned shell of a black leotard up and over Ms. Oliver’s hip line. Her bow tie was straightened, her cuff links aligned.…

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Target’s New Collection Is Just as Good as Zara (But Cheaper)

In a world where affordable Instagram shopping makes items available minutes after they’re spotted on the runway, the fast fashion game is moving at lightspeed. But unlike other brands, you can get your glen plaid fix while buying Cheez-Its and toilet paper with Target’s latest endeavor. Prologue is the department store’s solution to filling what…

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Rites of Passage: License to Not Drive

“I’ll start driving when Saudi Arabian women are allowed to!” I would declare to my mom as a teenager, as if I were one of those celebrities who used to promise that they wouldn’t marry until gay people could. I was always half-kidding, but jokes have a way of dressing up inertia in a glossy…

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Social Q’s: A Ride to the Polls? Not With That Vote

My wife, kids and I live in the house where I grew up, across the street from a woman who was a dear old friend of my parents. Judging by her lawn signs, she has become much more politically extreme than when I was young. The coming midterm elections are important to my family: My…

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Stan Brock, 82, Intrepid Provider of Health Care in Remote Areas, Dies

“For five years I had been a prisoner of the establishment,” he wrote in a memoir, “All the Cowboys Were Indians” (originally published in 1969 as “Jungle Cowboy”), “strangled by a stiff white collar, black tie, gray drainpipe trousers and an ill-fitting jacket, herded like a convict, carrying armfuls of Chaucer, Homer and English history.”…

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Passengers on Emirates Flight From Dubai Had Flu and Common Cold

The sick passengers on the Emirates airline flight that landed at Kennedy International Airport in New York on Wednesday were most likely suffering from the flu and common cold, a spokesman for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday. Benjamin Haynes, the spokesman for the agency, said 11 people were taken to the…

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Burberry Is the Latest Luxury Label to Stop Using Real Fur

Getty ImagesSamir Hussein Burberry has announced that it will put an end to burning its unsold goods and will also stop selling real fur, starting today, joining a group of luxury brands that have made the shift towards sustainability. In an interview with Business of Fashion, Burberry CEO Marco Gobbetti shared more on the luxury…

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