Mary Alice Haney Knows What Women Want to Wear

Sexy. California. Glamour. Those three words, which greet visitors to Mary Alice Haney’s e-commerce site, have become a calling card for one of Tinseltown’s most trusted names in fashion. They’re also the foundation of an aesthetic for which Haney is unapologetic. When the subject is broached of the Time’s Up–fueled black dresses at last January’s…

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15 Long Sleeve Dresses You Can Wear During the Winter

1 of 15 Courtesy Wilfred Mira Dress aritzia.com $88.00 Style this turtleneck dress with a gold chain necklace and knee-high boots for a ’70s vibe.  Advertisement — Continue Reading Below 2 of 15 Courtesy J.Crew Wrap Dress jcrew.com $88.99 A velvet wrap in baby pink works from day to night.  Advertisement — Continue Reading Below 3…

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Earl E. Bakken, Pacemaker Inventor and Medtronic Founder, Dies at 94

Earl E. Bakken, who, working in a Minneapolis garage, invented the first wearable, battery-powered pacemaker and went on to help create the world’s largest medical device company, died on Sunday at his home in Hawaii. He was 94. His death, near Kiholo Bay in the North Kona District of the Big Island, was announced by…

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Who Actually Listens to Halloween Music?

The Christmas music obsessive is a familiar specimen. Encouraged by premature holiday displays in drugstores and overeager TV commercials, this invasive species begins to play songs like “Santa Baby” and “All I Want for Christmas Is You” months before the holiday arrives. Less is known about the Christmas obsessive’s shyer relative: the Halloween music aficionado.…

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Medical News Today: What is the difference between hepatitis B and C?

Hepatitis is a virus that causes liver inflammation. Different strains of hepatitis exist, including hepatitis A, B, C, and D. The most common types of hepatitis are A, B, and C. Hepatitis A is usually a short-term infection while hepatitis B and C can cause long-term, or chronic, infections. A person can have both hepatitis…

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Australia Fare: Kisumé Promises Luxe Sushi in Melbourne, Mostly for Instagram

MELBOURNE, Australia — There is a certain sector of Australian dining that relies on trickle-down reputation — the idea that the prowess of one chef or flagship restaurant confers immediate status on every other related project. But rarely have I seen this concept contained within one restaurant, in one building. Kisumé, in Melbourne, is a…

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Social Q’s: Can’t You Be a Little Nicer, for the Kids?

My husband and I have been separated for nine months; our divorce will be final soon. We share joint custody of our two children. The problem: Whenever we’re together, usually at events where the kids are also present (like parent-teacher meetings or visiting day at camp), he won’t speak to me or even make eye…

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Nine Hotel Openings to Look Out For in the Coming Year

Richard Branson comes to San Francisco, Rosewood raises the luxury stakes in Hong Kong, Nobu makes its long-awaited debut in Cabo San Lucas and the Shinola empire continues its brand extension in Detroit. These are among the more intriguing hotel openings scheduled for the end of 2018 and the first half of 2019. Virgin Hotels…

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Wine School: Once Lowly, Carignan Finds Favor in California

For one of the most widely grown red grapes in the world, carignan is perhaps among the least known and most misunderstood. Most likely it originated in Spain, where it is known as both mazuelo and cariñena, but carignan is far more common in France, particularly in the south, where it has been grown in…

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Wine School: The Beauty of Saumur Champigny, Not Always Appreciated

Certain types of wine seem incapable of winning popular acceptance. Riesling is one, particularly in its moderately sweet form. No matter how its devotees rhapsodize about its virtues, depth, versatility and complexity, most people seem to be immune to its charms. The same might be said for the cabernet francs of the Loire Valley, like…

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