The Bright Side of Fall Fashion

In two new editorials, the hallmarks of ELLE shoots—bold prints, punchy brights, and dynamic group shots—get a 2019 update on a fresh crop of new models. Singer Kim Petras provides the soundtrack. Squad Goals Jumpuits, helmets, all, 0 Moncler Richard Quinn. Black pumps, white pumps, all, Jimmy Choo. Max Papendieck Dresses, belts, sunglasses, earrings, bangle,…

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‘Moonlight’ Unlocked the Door. Naomie Harris Charged Through It.

Naomie Harris often says her breakout role was in the 2003 post-apocalyptic thriller “28 Days Later” with Cillian Murphy, but that is not exactly true. Because even as the film was scoring at the box office and drawing critical plaudits, Harris found herself unemployed and sending out dozens of resumes and letters to casting directors,…

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A Pancake That’s Ready for All the Vegetables in Your Fridge

Pajeon, those crisp-edged, scallion-filled Korean pancakes, are delectable in any weather. But it’s on rainy, blustery days, when the skies seem bleak and the air feels damp, that the chef Sohui Kim craves them the most. Ms. Kim, an owner of Insa and The Good Fork restaurants in Brooklyn, told me this as she was…

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How One ELLE Editor Styles Tights for Fall

When it comes to cold-weather staples, tights are as essential as sweaters. The difference? An entire section of your closet is dedicated to tops warm enough to brave chilly weather in, but there’s probably only a pair or two of tights in your drawers. Fall is a perfect time, though, to add quality tights to…

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How The Astro Poets Spend Their Sundays

The poets Alex Dimitrov and Dorothea Lasky met at a party in Brooklyn nearly a decade ago and bonded over astrology. Mr. Dimitrov, 34, a Sagittarius, and Ms. Lasky, 41, an Aries, went on to develop the Twitter account, Astro Poets. Now over half a million followers receive their weekly forecast and daily quips. Their…

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In Mexico City, a Blossoming of All Things Japanese

On a summer afternoon in Mexico City’s leafy Roma Norte neighborhood, a steady stream of customers filled the tiny coffee shop Raku, which means “joy” in Japanese. While they were drawn by the coffee, I was in the new spot to learn how the owner Mauricio Zubirats makes a cup of matcha tea. The fine…

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Scientists Were Hunting for the Next Ebola. Now the U.S. Has Cut Off Their Funding.

In a move that worries many public health experts, the federal government is quietly shutting down a surveillance program for dangerous animal viruses that someday may infect humans. The United Nations Environment Program estimates that a new animal disease that can also infect humans is discovered every four months. Ending the program, experts fear, will…

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Jenny Slate Wrote a Book-Shaped Thing. What Is It?

SOUTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. — The only piece of fiction in Jenny Slate’s new book, “Little Weirds,” describes a love that grew old in an un-air-conditioned house by the Atlantic Ocean. “I was trying to say goodbye to my ex-husband, who is an important person in my life and a friend,” the actress and comedian said…

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Can a Restored Pompeii Be Saved From ‘Clambering’ Tourists?

It’s easy to imagine lounging in the garden at the sprawling villa of Julia Felix, a savvy Roman business woman who lived in the ancient Roman city of Pompeii in the first century A.D. There would have been wine to drink, and fresh figs, apricots and walnuts to savor. The warm sea breeze would have…

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Houses Where Friends Used to Live

This Halloween, my daughters will don their wigs and wands and, holding out their plastic pumpkins, knock on the doors of houses where friends used to live. The migration happened slowly at first. Our “best friend couple” moved home to Louisville for a new job. Seven years gone, their door still flashes the shade of…

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