The Inspiration Behind the Great Clothes on ‘Insecure’

There is nothing subliminal about the aesthetic messaging of the HBO show “Insecure.” The fashion takes a stance: T-shirts bear pointed political messages, the likenesses of black heroes adorn many outfits, and much of the wardrobe is sourced from black designers. It is no coincidence that Shiona Turini, the fashion stylist and consultant behind many…

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List of five: Omari Hardwick of ‘Power’ Keeps It Casual Offscreen

Omari Hardwick is known for his TV roles, especially the dapper drug dealer Ghost on Starz’s “Power.” But he’s also in film, including a supporting role in Tyler Perry’s “Nobody’s Fool” this November, as well as the stage, with his musical show “HerO: A Work in Progress.” When he’s not performing, Mr. Hardwick, 44, who…

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Our Favorite Photos From Fashion Month

Advertisement Oct. 3, 2018 Image Marc Jacobs, spring 2019.CreditLandon Nordeman for The New York Times Fashion weekers: It’s been fun. Now that the shows are over, let’s reflect on some photogenic moments from New York, London, Milan and Paris. NEW YORK Tom Ford, spring 2019.CreditDolly Faibyshev for The New York Times Kith, spring 2019.CreditShawn Brackbill…

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Bottle of Whisky Sells for a Record $1.1 Million

LONDON — In Scotland, you can buy a 16th-century castle for a little more than a million dollars. On Wednesday, someone paid a similar amount, a record of just over $1.1 million, for a 750-milliliter bottle of single malt whisky described as “the Holy Grail” of the dark alcoholic spirit. The 60-year-old bottle of Macallan…

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Medical News Today: What are the benefits of nutritional yeast?

Yeast has played an important role in the human diet for thousands of years. This fungus is a vital ingredient in bread, beer, and a range of other foods. In recent years, many people have started consuming a specific type of yeast called nutritional yeast. Due to its nutritional content, yeast in this form may…

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Trilobites: Why Elephants Don’t Shed Their Skin

The African elephant is known for its thick, wrinkly skin. But look closer and you’ll see an intricate network of tiny crevices that makes the mighty mammal’s hide resemble cracked mud or damaged asphalt. The purpose of those cracks is no mystery. An elephant doesn’t have sweat or sebum glands, so it covers its skin…

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Eating Processed Meats Tied to Breast Cancer Risk

Image Eating processed meat is associated with an increased risk for breast cancer, a review of studies found. Most experts believe that processed meats, like hot dogs, bacon, ham and salami, are a carcinogen, but the evidence for the belief has depended mainly on studies of colorectal, pancreatic and prostate cancers. For this analysis, in…

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What to Cook: Fall’s Best Cookbooks

Finally, our colleague and pal Yotam Ottolenghi has a new cookbook, too. It’s called “Ottolenghi Simple” and contains this super-good recipe for baked rice with slow-roasted tomatoes and garlic. Maybe try that this weekend? Many, many more recipes, new and old, may be found on NYT Cooking. Take out a subscription today, if you haven’t…

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In Paris, Italians Showcase Shoes and Bags

PARIS — Where Gucci goes, many brands follow. Not just in terms of fur-lined slides but literally. When the Italian brand decided to swap its pole position in Milan Fashion Week for a show in Paris this season, lo! So did all sorts of its compatriots. Tod’s threw a breakfast at the Ritz to celebrate…

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