25 Valentine’s Day Gifts for Your Wife That Prove You Were Listening

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, but you’ve been prepping for this all year. You’ve watched closely and are ready to prove you were paying attention to those late night talks about the perfect ravioli. You’ve even noticed how she lit up when she found out about rising signs! Props to you! Now shop…

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Nicole Dennis-Benn Finds Her Voice Through Fashion

It’s the day after my appearance in Lagos, Nigeria, at the Aké Arts & Book Festival. I scroll through my Instagram feed, still too tired to do anything other than relive the moment online. “Love the dress!” says one response. “You look gorgeous!” says another. “Simply stunning!” Though the event was well attended and my…

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Wait —: Wait — How Many Presidential Injuries Do I Not Know About?

“Wait —” is a weekly newsletter in which Caity Weaver investigates an unanswered (and possibly unasked) question in the news and pop culture. Catch up on the past two columns and sign up here to receive it in your inbox going forward. One thing I am curious to know is what made Donald Trump bleed…

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Triple-negative breast cancer: Recurrence and survival rates

Triple-negative breast cancer is an aggressive form of the disease. To understand it, a person should know about the other types of breast cancer. Some breast cancers have receptor cells that respond to hormones. There are three main types of receptors: Doctors diagnose breast cancer by identifying which receptor is present. They run a series…

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Social Q’s: Just So We’re Clear: I’m Also Paying the Bill

My husband and I are in our early 30s. We are both lucky to have well-paying careers. With no children or major obligations yet, we’re happy to pick up the check most of the time we’re out to dinner with our families. My in-laws rarely offer to pay, even though they usually invite us. This…

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Valentino’s Couture Collection Brought Celine Dion to Tears

Getty ImagesPascal Le Segretain For some, a particularly poignant commercial or movie is enough to cause tears. For Celine Dion, it was Valentino’s spring 2019 haute couture collection. Pierpaolo Piccioli’s show was undoubtedly one for the books. The designer assembled a diverse cast of models, in part inspired by a Cecil Beaton photograph. What it…

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El Espace: Going ‘Home’ When You’re an Immigrant

El Espace is a column dedicated to news and culture relevant to Latinx communities. Expect politics, arts, analysis, personal essays and more. ¿Lo mejor? It’ll be in Spanish and English, so you can forward it to your tía, your primo Lalo or anyone else (read: everyone). On trips back to the campo where my parents…

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My Space: A Tour of Marc Newson’s Library in London

Marc Newson Age: 55 Occupation: Designer Location: London His favorite room: Mr. Newson and his family live in a converted Royal Mail sorting office. The library’s nubby stone wall, inspired by ski chalets, was installed to “soften the atmosphere” of the cavernous Victorian-era space. For Mr. Newson, the complete reworking came naturally. “I’m compelled to…

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This Is the Most Flattering Neckline

Maybe it has something to do with Outlander, the lusty STARZ show set in 18th century Scotland that developed a serious cult following. Caitriona Balfe’s Victorian costumes and corsetry were almost as appealing as Sam Heughan wearing, well, not much of anything. STARZ And then there’s The Favourite, the critically acclaimed Victorian comedy centered around…

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