Bodice Studio Aims to Take Indian Fashion Worldwide

Ruchika Sachdeva is nervous. The conversations surrounding the current state of the fashion industry—from inclusivity to waste production to whether fashion even matters—have everyone, as the kids would say, shook. Sachdeva, the designer behind Bodice Studio, knows this feeling all to well. After launching her company in 2011, the young designer won the covetable Woolmark…

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Silicon Valley Nannies Are Phone Police for Kids

SAN FRANCISCO — Silicon Valley parents are increasingly obsessed with keeping their children away from screens. Even a little screen time can be so deeply addictive, some parents believe, that it’s best if a child neither touches nor sees any of these glittering rectangles. These particular parents, after all, deeply understand their allure. But it’s…

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Thanksgiving Is Coming

Good morning. The emails are starting to come in now from friends, the texts, the direct messages, the phone messages left in consideration and in haste: Just checking in about Thanksgiving. Had a couple questions. I imagine you do. We all do, even those of us who traffic in Thanksgiving for a living, who have…

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What helps with insomnia during early pregnancy?

Insomnia during early pregnancy is usually due to factors such as hormonal changes. Many people experience insomnia at some point, during pregnancy. Better sleep hygiene, relaxation techniques, and cognitive behavioral therapy can help. According to a 2018 study of 486 pregnancies, 44.2 percent involved insomnia during the first trimester. The study concludes that insomnia is…

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Bites: In London, a Restaurant Specializes in Indian Home Cooking

When she moved from India to England in 1991, Asma Khan studied British constitutional law — but she could barely boil an egg. “I struggled a lot because I didn’t know how to cook,” she said. “England was a foreign land. Nothing was in my control. But I realized I could infuse my house with…

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Carry On: What Debra Messing Can’t Travel Without

Debra Messing has starred in television shows and movies for decades, but the actress is best known for playing Grace Adler in “Will and Grace,” which ran on NBC from 1998 to 2006 and which the network brought back to TV screens last year. The sitcom’s new season had its premiere on Oct. 4. Ms.…

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Medical News Today: What to know about freckles

Freckles are small, harmless marks that appear on the skin. Genetics and sun exposure are the primary causes of freckles. Some people are more likely to get freckles than others, depending on their genes and skin type. If a person is genetically more likely to develop freckles, exposure to sunlight can make them appear. Freckles…

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Vows: They Saw a Sign and Didn’t Shake It Off

For much of the last three years, Mariano Rivera III and Alyssa Picinich were kept apart by Mr. Rivera’s first love. “I was very sad every time he left me,” said Ms. Picinich, 24, who met Mr. Rivera in November 2014, when they were students — she a junior and he a senior — at…

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Big City: How a Hugely Popular Pretzel Bun Became a Political Minefield

By virtue of its near constant appearance on Instagram, the pretzel bun on the burger at the Emily restaurants, as they are known, stands as a celebrity carbohydrate, and like all celebrities, it is both worshiped and detested. While it might seem that a bun would be the least politically contentious feature of a $26…

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