Digital Dior. Remote Chanel. What’s Couture With No Runway?

Is this a front row anyone really wants to join? After three days seated at my dining room table, watching what was effectively Quibi for fashion — which is to say, the first streamed digital couture “shows,” forced online by the coronavirus pandemic and transformed into bite-size nuggets that ranged from ersatz music videos to…

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Shoppers Should Wear Masks. Shouldn’t Protesters, Too?

I have a question that I hope you won’t take the wrong way. I am 72 years old and have been isolating for months. I take Covid-19 very seriously. But I’ve noticed a double standard about safety measures: People who refuse to wear face masks on principle, as a statement of their personal freedom, are…

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Outdoor Dining Offers Fresh Air and Fantasy to a City That Needs Both

A new design genre was born last month when New York City began allowing restaurants, which had been closed for on-premises dining since March, to take over miles of sidewalks and streets for outdoor seating. Traditionally, the city’s sidewalk cafes tended to be dull to look at, crowded rows of tables hemmed in by plain…

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At Least 5 States Set Single-Day Coronavirus Case Records

This briefing has ended. Read live coronavirus updates here. Here’s what you need to know: ImageA drive-through test site in Dallas on Wednesday. Texas was one of at least five states to set a new single-day record for new cases.Credit…Nitashia Johnson for The New York Times The U.S. sets another daily record for new cases,…

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Watch: The Paris Men’s Fashion Week Videos

What was once Paris Men’s Fashion Week is now everyone’s fashion week. Good! It is also fully a digital fashion week — so you’re invited to the proverbial front row seat on your phone or computer. Here, let us show you things! Each video will go live in its show time. Be patient! Études Live…

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Naya Rivera, ‘Glee’ Actress, Is Missing at California Lake

Naya Rivera, 33, who starred in six seasons of Fox’s “Glee” as the sharp-witted cheerleader Santana Lopez, was missing on Wednesday night as a search team scoured Lake Piru in California, according to the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office. The sheriff’s office said that it was searching for a “possible drowning victim” in the lake. The…

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A Missed Warning About Silent Coronavirus Infections

Listen and subscribe to our podcast from your mobile device:Via Apple Podcasts | Via Spotify | Via Stitcher At the end of January, long before the world understood that seemingly healthy people could spread the coronavirus, a doctor in Germany tried to sound the alarm. Today, we look at why that warning was unwelcome. On…

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U.S. Weighs Early Vaccine Access for Minorities and Others at Risk

Federal health officials are already trying to decide who will get the first doses of any effective coronavirus vaccines, which could be on the market this winter but could require many additional months to become widely available to Americans. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and an advisory committee of outside health experts in…

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Teletherapy, Popular in the Pandemic, May Outlast It

The 10-year-old girl was afraid that her American Girl dolls — buried in the bedroom closet — would come alive and attack her. As the girl pointed her iPad at the scary closet door in a remote therapy session, her therapist, Daniela Owen, was able to coach her in real-time to conquer the fear of…

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