Bye to ‘Real Housewife’ Hair

Among the few notable things about this year’s Golden Globes was that so many women dispensed with long curling-ironed hair or chignons or whatever other frippery and just chopped it. Saoirse Ronan had a lob, or “long bob,” styled by Ben Skervin. Claire Foy: mini-bob. Maya Rudolph: sharp medium-long bob. Lobs, too, for Lucy Boynton…


Gumbo, the Classic New Orleans Dish, Is Dead. Long Live Gumbo.

NEW ORLEANS — Decades ago, soon after moving to this city from India, Arvinder Vilkhu began telling his wife and children, “If we ever have a restaurant, we must have a curried gumbo.” Mr. Vilkhu had tasted his first gumbo in 1984 during a job interview at a New Orleans hotel. “I was so much…


Skin Deep: Laura Harrier’s Awards Season Beauty Secrets

The rising star Laura Harrier, 28, is in high demand. You’ll find her in one of the buzziest films of this awards season, Spike Lee’s “BlacKkKlansman,” which vied for Best Motion Picture, Drama at the Golden Globes last weekend. And she will appear in two movies this year, including the sci-fi thriller “Warning” with Annabelle…


Restaurant Review: Why Does This Fancy Shopping Mall Smell Like Street Meat?

The fancy mall in the Time Warner Center known as the Shops at Columbus Circle has a lot to answer for. Its opening, in 2003, may have marked Manhattan’s capitulation to a retail landscape ruled by chains rather than independent, homegrown businesses. For diners, the mall is best known for its eating-and-drinking zone named, with…


Trilobites: Giant Fungus Is Older, Bigger and Rarely Mutates

The scientists first reported finding it in 1992: a giant mushroom that weighed as much as a blue whale and sprawled across more than 30 acres of forest in Michigan’s upper peninsula. It wasn’t some Alice-in-Wonderland-type toadstool but a 1,500-year-old parasitic mold, with growing tentacles that foraged beneath the soil for roots and decaying wood…


Field Notes: How to Sweat-Proof Your Wedding Day

Lynne Goldberg always remembers to bring deodorant and antiperspirants to the weddings she plans. “Very often I have someone who says, ‘I’m sweating like crazy. What am I going to do?’” said Ms. Goldberg, who is the owner of Ms Wedding Planner in Boca Raton, Fla. Her firm oversees about a dozen weddings a year…


Best Looks: Kate Middleton

October 12, 2018

Sticking to one of her favorite designers, the Duchess of Cambridge attended the wedding of Princess Eugenie of York and Jack Brooksbank with Prince William, wearing a fuchsia Alexander McQueen dress with a matching hat.