Walking on Eggshells in Medical Schools

I trained to be a doctor in the bad old days — not the worst old days, but the bad old days. Humiliation was part of the deal, sometimes deliberately inflicted by certain grandstanding, sadistic attending physicians, sometimes more casually, because everyone could see that you didn’t know something you should have known. Now we…

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The Challenge of Identifying Sjogren’s Syndrome

Angelica Divinagracia, a 54-year-old fitness instructor in Los Angeles, woke one morning with her tongue literally stuck to the roof of her mouth. Though she normally drank lots of water, especially after strenuous workouts with clients, she thought her chronically dry mouth was due to dehydration. That is, until an even more troublesome symptom —…

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Japanese Golf Resorts Look to Foreigners to Sustain Growth

RUSUTSU, Japan — As a Japanese couple teed off on a sweltering summer morning here in Rusutsu, a mountainous village in northern Japan, construction workers were building a new luxury condominium complex overlooking the fairways and ski slopes in the distance. When it opens in December 2020, the 10-story complex, the Vale Rusutsu, will have…

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Jazz Age Glamour, a Sequin Polo Bear, and Janelle Monáe at Ralph Lauren

As more designers decamp to Paris or forgo shows and presentations all together, there’s general feeling among editors that New York Fashion Week has lost its luster. Ralph Lauren seems determined to change that. Last September, the designer presented his 50th anniversary collection over a lavish dinner and takeover of Central Park’s Bethesda Terrace. For…

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Janelle Monáe With a Side of Tuxedo Dressing

On Saturday night in Manhattan, Ralph Lauren took over the Bank of New York building, a 1920s edifice on Wall Street just across from Cipriani and cater-corner to the stock exchange, transformed in 2015 from financial headquarters to cavernous event space. And inside he built a nightclub. There were soaring Art Deco columns framing enormous…

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Kendall Jenner on Overcoming Her Runway Anxiety and Scorpio Style

I just talked to Kendall Jenner, and now I want to call my therapist. It’s mostly because she’s flawless and I’m having a nothing-to-wear, nobody-to-love moment, complete with torn jeans and a skin freakout. «I need Proactiv!» I laugh. «I’ll send you some!» she vows, because, besides being poreless, she is nice, and again, I…

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Inside the Alexander Wang x Bvlgari Party With Hailey Baldwin Bieber

Alexander Wang and Bvlgari are kind of like X-Men with better shoes: alone, they’re a force; together they’re unstoppable. That’s the verdict after last night, anyway, when Wang debuted his remake of Bvlgari’s famous Serpenti Forever bag, and threw a party for the ages. Scroll down for details that’ll make you feel you were there―but…

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Everything That Happened on Day 2 of New York Fashion Week

Victor VIRGILEGetty Images On the third day of New York Fashion Week, great things happened: new designers maximized their moment, new models became the models, and Brandon Maxwell brought everyone burgers and doughnuts. Here are some Deep Thoughts™ from #NYFW, Day Two. Rebecca Minkoff The scene at Rebecca Minkoff John LamparskiGetty Images Minkoff hasalways been…

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