ELLE Editorial: Craft Fair

Folk art meets high fashion as fringed leather, suede patches, and whipstitched trimming make their way onto the season’s spirited shoes and bags. Suede handbag, Givenchy, $2,690. Mitchell Feinberg Advertisement — Continue Reading Below Suede sneaker, Tod’s, $675. Mitchell Feinberg Leather handbag, $3,950, charms, $290–$550 each, all, Loewe. Wraps courtesy of Red Gypsy Bohemian. Mitchell…

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Modern Love: Listen: Giancarlo Esposito Reads ‘Making a Judgment on Love’

Exhausted after an arduous trial, Lloyd Zimmerman was in no mood to fulfill special requests. In fact, the Minnesota judge just wanted to be left alone. But an unexpected call brought out his compassion. On this week’s Modern Love podcast, Giancarlo Esposito reads Mr. Zimmerman’s moving essay, “Making a Judgment on Love.” After long career…

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A Wedding Ring With a Dirty Little Secret

Chloe Stein, an executive chef and caterer, remembers fondly her fairy tale engagement in early September 2016. She and her then-boyfriend, Deepak Panjwani, a data analyst at Bloomberg, were vacationing in Sweden. They took a day trip to Drottningholm Palace, the private residence of the Swedish royal family, and toured the vast 16th-century gardens. At…

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12 Secret Santa Gifts for Under $30

1 of 12 Courtesy Leuchtturm Hardcover Medium A5 Dotted Notebook amazon.com $19.95 Bullet journals, so hot right now.  Advertisement — Continue Reading Below 2 of 12 Courtesy MyCharge SimplePower Portable Charger target.com $14.99 Everyone deserves 100% battery life.  Advertisement — Continue Reading Below 3 of 12 Courtesy Rabbit Pro Waiter Corkscrew bloomingdales.com $19.99 For wine…

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Medical News Today: Is carrageenan safe to eat?

Carrageenan is a common food additive extracted from red seaweed. Manufacturers often use it as a thickening agent. The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have approved the additive for use, but concerns about its safety remain. Some scientists believe that carrageenan can cause inflammation, digestive problems, such as bloating and irritable bowel disease…

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The Designer Who References Asian Iconography and His Older Sisters’ Clubbing Phase

Advertisement In London, A Sai Ta makes vibrantly colorful, innovative women’s wear that explores his mixed heritage. Image A model wears an Americana kimono from the Asai spring 2019 collection.CreditCreditJamie Stoker By Grace Cook Sept. 19, 2018 “It’s organized chaos in here,” says the British-Vietnamese designer A Sai Ta, standing in the middle of his…

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The Big Secret of Celebrity Wealth (Is That No One Knows Anything)

Near the end of the debate between New York governor Andrew Cuomo and Cynthia Nixon, his Democratic primary challenger, one of the moderators prefaced a question to Ms. Nixon by referencing her net worth. “Given your personal wealth, reported to be in the tens of millions of dollars — ” CBS anchorman Maurice DuBois started…

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Victoria Beckham Is Reading Your DMs

Getty ImagesTristan Fewings/BFC Good morning to everyone but especially Victoria Beckham, who has lured ELLE.com to a unicorn chandelier before noon. We’re at Anabel’s, the London social club (read: party place for royals and rich kids), and though there’s much to look at—a wall covered in majolica pansies, a gilded bar with gleaming crystal cocktails—all…

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Stella McCartney and Madonna Get Their (Vegan) Kicks

Stella McCartney just slapped Madonna’s ass, and I can die now. Except I can’t, because there’s work to be done—specifically, a run-down of McCartney’s new shoes, which Madonna pronounced “comfy!” Monday night at her London boutique. Advertisement — Continue Reading Below The new kicks are Adidas Stan Smiths, stamped with tiny stars, and trimmed with…

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Why I Wear My Hanbok

The day after Donald Trump was elected in 2016, I pulled a hanbok out of my closet. I felt compelled to wear this traditional Korean garment, with its stiff collar, short top, and floor-length, empire-waist skirt, as my small statement of resistance. To some, such a gesture might read conservative, feminine, or modest, but to…

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