This Super Cute Barrette Will Intimidate Your Enemies

At the premiere of her new horror film, Child’s Play, Aubrey Plaza tucked her hair behind her ear with a creepy little knife barrette. I must thank the actress for introducing us to this ~killer~ hair accessory, which is extremely my shit. Chef’s Knife Hair Clip vincausa.com $32.00 It’s a dark departure from the snap…

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Medical News Today: How strength training may help people with diabetes

Brazilian scientists conducted a study on mice and found that strength training can reduce liver fat and improve blood sugar levels in people with diabetes. Strength training could help people with diabetes, the findings of a new mouse study suggest. Insulin is a hormone that the pancreas produces to regulate blood sugar levels. When the…

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That Summer Grilling Standard, Buttery Flank Steak

There are steak lovers who extol the melt-in-your-mouth tenderness of a lean filet mignon. Others adore devouring the charred fat of a properly marbled strip steak. Flank steak has less fervent admirers. A lean cut from the muscular abdomen of the cow, it requires some active chewing. But what flank steak lacks in softness, it…

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The Kombucha Life

Good morning. I have a fun story in The Times this week about kombucha, a drink that I’ve been making for a while now, ever since I was given a Scoby — a symbiotic culture of bacteria and yeast that ferments sugared tea and creates the drink — by a former West Coast bud-trimmer who…

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A Young Man’s Springtime in Paris, Courtesy of Louis Vuitton

Image The British singers Skepta and Dev Hynes, second and third from left, with Louis Vuitton men’s, spring 2020CreditValerio Mezzanotti for The New York Times PARIS — By now a lot of people know Virgil Abloh’s story: a suburban kid whose parents came to the United States from Ghana, and who grew up in suburban…

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Five Places to Visit in Barcelona

In Carlos Ruiz Zafón’s Barcelona, the well-trodden capital of Spain’s Catalonia region, there is still much to discover beneath the surface. “Treasures beneath the noise” are how the best-selling novelist, whose books present a vivid portrait of his native Barcelona, describes frequent haunts in his hometown. Image Carlos Ruiz Zafón, the Barcelona-born, best-selling novelistCreditIsolde Ohlbaum…

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This Sweet Summer Tee Benefits UN Women

Our love for Millennial pink shows no signs of waning. Case in point: this t-shirt created by one of the fashion industry’s favorite young artists, Marco Santini. Not only is the shade universally flattering, but 100 percent of the proceeds benefit UN Women. Known for his graffiti-esque work, Santini’s design (modeled by Alima Fofana) features…

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Remembering Karl Lagerfeld

PARIS — Like many complex and forceful people Karl Lagerfeld — the German-born and Paris-based designer who, until his death in February, had been creative director of Chanel since 1983 and Fendi since 1965 — was one person to the wide world and another to his friends. Concealed behind the armor Mr. Lagerfeld wore in…

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A Fairy-Tale Ending in Its Own Time

While growing up, Julia Mathis imagined having a fancy wedding with a huge crowd, a string of bridesmaids and a towering cake. Her mother had married her father at the age of 21 and that partnership held solid for 40 years. Marriage for Ms. Mathis promised stability, and she thought that she would also fall…

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