Vogue Beyoncé Portrait Heading to Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery

A striking portrait of Beyoncé, shot by the rising photographer Tyler Mitchell for Vogue’s all-important September issue last year, is on its way to the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery in Washington. Mr. Mitchell, who is the first African-American photographer and one of the youngest to shoot a cover for Vogue, announced the news online on…

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Of Barneys’ Bankruptcy, Pride and the Fall

Image Barneys on Madison Avenue, in 2014.CreditAndrew Renneisen/The New York Times It has been striking, over the last few weeks, to watch the almost gleeful flow of reports and speculation about the maybe-probably-now-confirmed bankruptcy of Barneys New York, the fabled department store. Starting in mid-July, when Reuters broke the news that a rent hike at…

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Medical News Today: What to know about Celexa (citalopram)

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Square-Toed Shoes Are Getting Square-ier

Courtesy It’s hip to be square this season, because every designer is cashing in on this shape of shoe. We’ve seen versions of this ’90s style over the years, but the newest versions are somehow… square-ier? Leading the pack is Bottega Veneta under the new creative vision of Daniel Lee. His first collection of accessories…

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Shirts for Lifelong New Yorkers and Those Who Would Like to Pass for One

Image Kevin Fallon opened Fantasy Explosion to sell decades-old T-shirts from niche corners of the city. CreditKevin Hagen for The New York Times Recently, in the basement of my mom’s house upstate, I discovered two boxes full of clothes that somehow got diverted from me back in 1997. They were full of gems — old merch…

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Wait, People Pay for Tinder?

“Tinder’s definitely not a game,” said Elie Seidman, the company’s chief executive, in a recent interview. “At the core, it’s about human connection.” If you squint, though, the app doesn’t look so different from the countless mobile games on the market. Tinder has a clear objective and explicit rules. At any time of day, there…

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The Vegetarians Who Turned Into Butchers

At Western Daughters Butcher Shoppe in Denver, Kate Kavanaugh trimmed the sinew from a deep-red hunk of beef the size of a bed pillow. “Flatiron steak is the second-most tender muscle in a steer’s body,” she said, focused on her knife work. “This guy sits on the scapula, and I love it because it has…

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