Rodarte Joins Depop For A Nostalgic (and Affordable) Collection

Astrid StawiarzGetty Images The year is 2012. You put on your dip dye Dries Van Noten jeans (or the knock-offs you got at Zara), Isabel Marant wedge sneakers, swing a Rocco bag over your torn shoulder because it weighs 72 pounds, and you plug your headphones in to Channel Orange. It was a time when…

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How the U.K. Restarted Its Restaurant Industry: Paying Half the Bill

When the British government told people they no longer had to stay home, it needed a convincing pitch to get everyone back outside and, crucially, spending money. The answer: half-price food. For the month of August, the government has been paying for a 50 percent discount on all meals eaten in restaurants, pubs or cafes,…

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Kimberly Guilfoyle, the R.N.C.’s Woman in Red

Red states. Reagan red. The red of President Trump’s favorite ties. There’s so much red in the recent mythology of the Republican Party, it’s little wonder, really, that it was the predominant color worn by speakers on the opening day of the Republican National Convention. It stood out on the stage flanked by the towering…

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Can You Hear Yourself Think?

If you are among the estimated 50 percent of employed Americans who have been working from home during the pandemic, odds are noise has become an issue. Street traffic, leaf blowers, a downstairs neighbor’s television, barking dogs and rambunctious children might not have bothered you much in the before times when you were gone all…

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In Salt Lake City, a Modernist Man Cave

When the coronavirus pandemic struck earlier this year, Cody Derrick was better prepared than many. He had already finished building a house in Salt Lake City that was designed to serve as a refuge. “I keep saying ‘sanctuary’ because I can’t quite find another word,’” said Mr. Derrick, 40, the founder of Cityhome Collective, a…

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The Girl Scout Uniform, Updated for Gen Z

A vest designed for the modern Girl Scout must have pockets, and those pockets must be large enough to fit the largest model of the iPhone. “In all our fittings that was the No. 1 thing,” said Wendy Lou, the deputy chief revenue officer of the Girl Scouts of the USA. “Can you fit the…

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The New Pandemic Flash Point: Your Vacation

Michael Huxley has been getting called out a lot lately. His sin? Traveling during the coronavirus pandemic. Mr. Huxley flew to Spain from Liverpool a few weeks ago and has been on a handful of trips within Britain since the onset of the pandemic, upsetting friends, family and strangers, who say he should stay home…

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The 2020 Back-to-School List for Teens’ Emotional Well-Being

In a sea of Covid-19 confusion, this seems certain: The pandemic will disrupt school this fall. Attending school part-time, sporadically as viral outbreaks allow, or completely remotely may make excellent medical sense. But learning from home, or being constrained by in-school safety protocols, will reduce students’ exposure to the ordinary magic — the woven-in forces…

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The Extra Stigma of Mental Illness for African-Americans

I was a 22-year-old temp working for a high-profile company when I collapsed on the bathroom floor at work. I had no clue what was happening and neither did anyone around me. My heart was beating loudly, making it difficult to think, move or speak. When I was taken to a hospital, the doctor told…

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Researchers see an increase in fraudulent COVID-19 posts on social media

During the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, social media platforms have played a major role in conveying information from health care leaders and government officials to communities about how to help stop the spread of COVID-19. Yet as quickly as new and accurate information on the virus becomes available, so, too do counterfeit health products, such as illegal…

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