Fendi’s New Scented Bag Conjures Childhood Memories

«Cabbage Patch Kids. Like, their heads.» «This opera house I went to in Venice???» «But like the BABY Cabbage Patch Kids.» «Powdered donuts.» «When I did a fitting at a couture atelier in Paris. The dressing room there.» «Strawberry wine!» Behold the group chat of several fashion editors, all trying to pin down the smell…

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After Karl, Chanel Keeps Close to Home

PARIS — The festive holiday lights of Paris sparkled from store fronts and Christmas garlands, arched over roads and the Eiffel Tower, twinkled over the River Seine and through an inky black sky. It was the eve of an indefinite national strike in France. The public walkout was expected to be the country’s biggest demonstration…

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36 Hours in Hobart (and Environs)

Tasmanians have heard all the tired jokes from mainland Australians. The country’s isolated southern island state has been so overlooked in the past, it’s even been left off maps of Australia. In recent years, however, Australians have changed their tune. Tasmania is experiencing a surge of weekenders and property buyers, driven by a newfound interest…

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When the Whole-Animal Ethos Includes the Dinner Plates

As the chef and co-owner of the pioneering Hudson Valley farm-to-table restaurant Blue Hill at Stone Barns, Dan Barber is besieged by artisans trying to collaborate with him. But one day, in the spring of 2015, he heard from a Pennsylvania ceramist named Gregg Moore and instantly knew that this call was different. “He started…

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The Lost Jewish Brands of Berlin

Last month, Andreas Valentin, a 66-year-old professor at the State University of Rio de Janeiro, traveled more than 6,000 miles from Brazil to Berlin to participate in a restitution ceremony, of sorts. He was the guest of honor at the unveiling of a … well, not new, exactly, but renewed fashion brand: Manheimer, founded by…

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Dealing With Grown-Up ‘Mean Girls’

I was packing up my things after a teacher training in a K-8 school when a woman stopped me. Her pained expression was as familiar as what she confessed; “I’m a pushover. I hate conflict. I avoid other teachers and parents. It happens in my other relationships. I feel like we don’t grow past ‘Mean…

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The T List: A New Kyoto Hotel, Comfortable Party Shoes and More

Welcome to the T List, a newsletter from the editors of T Magazine. Each week, we’re sharing things we’re eating, wearing, listening to or coveting now. We hope you’ll join us for the ride. (Sign up here, if you haven’t already, and you can reach us at tlist@nytimes.com.) Visit This A New Kyoto Hotel, Complete…

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Working at Equinox: ‘It’s Very Hunger Games’

Equinox, the high-end gym chain, calls its five-story facility on Greenwich Avenue in Manhattan a “fitness mecca.” It features a juice bar and a boxing studio, a eucalyptus steam room and a saltwater lap pool. But until a recent renovation, a less glamorous side of Equinox emerged in the gym’s break room: a spindly, wire-framed…

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Can mammograms show who is at risk of heart failure?

Mammograms have, so far, had the single role of identifying potentially cancerous tumors in the breast. However, could they also help doctors identify women at risk of heart disease and heart failure? Share on PinterestSome researchers believe that mammograms could also help doctors identify women with a high risk of heart failure. Mammograms work by…

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A Graffiti Museum Where the Writers Are in Charge

MIAMI — When Alan Ket was a teenager growing up in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn in the 1980s, he fell hard for the graffiti that still decorated New York City trains. Sometimes he was the one painting, but more often, he was a detective, figuring out the best locations to snap pictures of the…

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