Meet the Resourceful New Talents Placing a Premium on Upcycling

Patrick McDowell Jelly Luise Advertisement — Continue Reading Below “Just because you use fabric that someone else has thrown away, it doesn’t mean you can do shit designs,” McDowell has said. Indeed, the recent Central Saint Martins grad’s sporty, directional looks crafted from discarded textiles (some donated by Burberry) have excited the industry and attracted…

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Why Hollywood and Royals Alike Rely on Zimmermann for the Perfect Photo Finish

Taylor Hill struts through a light-flooded photo studio, wearing a patchwork minidress with a ruffle that hits high on the thigh—very Annie Oakley goes to St. Tropez—while Nicky Zimmermann sits, watching approvingly. The Sydney-based designer cops to being a bit jet-lagged as she preps for her New York Fashion Week show, but she’s very much…

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Hungry City: At Ajo y Orégano, Big Flavors Flow From a Small Space

If it’s Friday, there will be rabo encendido, oxtails dark as ink from a simmer in Presidente beer and Brugal rum. This is lunch and event at once, and may explain the crowd that forms before noon on the rainbow-planked porch outside Ajo y Orégano, a tiny gasp of a restaurant in Parkchester, the Bronx,…

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Crazy Tender Chicken in Only an Hour

Many people assume, based on what I do for a living, that I must have an extraordinary kitchen full of the latest tools and appliances. The reality here is that I have cooked with the same beat-up Dutch ovens for years, have a stove that is basically an Easy Bake Oven, and only last year…

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The Digital Gap Between Rich and Poor Kids Is Not What We Expected

The parents in Overland Park, Kan., were fed up. They wanted their children off screens, but they needed strength in numbers. First, because no one wants their kid to be the lone weird one without a phone. And second, because taking the phone away from a middle schooler is actually very, very tough. “We start…

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Medical News Today: What can cause a change in bowel habits?

Bowel habits vary from person to person. Sudden changes are often harmless, but they can indicate an underlying health condition, such as irritable bowel syndrome or inflammatory bowel disease. For some people, one bowel movement per day is normal. For others, having several bowel movements a day or one every 2 days is normal. There…

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Medical News Today: Fever and pregnancy: Is there a link?

Feeling warm or flushed can be a symptom of pregnancy. Changes in the body during pregnancy can cause similar symptoms to those that accompany a fever. During pregnancy, a woman may also be more susceptible to infections, such as colds and the flu. Pregnancy weakens the immune system to help ensure that the body does…

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Medical News Today: What to know about synovial (joint) fluid analysis

Doctors use synovial fluid analysis, or synovial joint analysis, to help diagnose the cause of joint pain and to rule out infection. Common causes of joint pain include rheumatoid arthritis (RA), osteoarthritis, and gout. The test can also help rule out some serious conditions that may require immediate treatment. Many joints contain small amounts of…

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Five Weeknight Dishes: Last-Minute Meals

Hi and welcome to Five Weeknight Dishes, delicious recipes you can make on a Tuesday — but actually I also make them on Saturdays. Last weekend, a group of my closest friends came over for dinner, one of those things that miraculously comes together sort of at the last minute. I got to the store…

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A Good Appetite: A Stir-Fry That Brings Out the Best in Green Beans

Green bean season is shorter than my list of ways to prepare them. Before I can cycle through the dozen or so dishes, it’s time to move on to wintry brussels sprouts and cabbage. This green bean dish, however, is good enough to squeeze into the lineup. It’s loosely inspired by Sichuan dry-fried long beans,…

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