An Open Letter (and a Rant) on Age Discrimination at Work

Send questions about the office, money, careers and work-life balance to workfriend@nytimes.com. Include your name and location, even if you want them withheld. Letters may be edited. Let’s start with two letters this week. No. 1: I am an advertising creative who has been unemployed for over six months. I’m having difficulty finding a full-time…

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MICHAEL KORS COLLECTION SPRING 2020

SPRING 2020 AMERICAN PIE…THE BIRTHPLACE OF SPORTSWEAR…THE DICHOTOMY OF AMERICAN STYLE…PREP VERSUS PUNK…LUXE VERSUS RELAXED…REIMAGINED CLASSICS FOR MODERN TIMES…THE POWERFUL ROMANTICISM OF THE 1940’S…CRISP TAILORING AND THE URBAN POLISH OF UNIFORM DRESSING…ROMANTIC SUMMER DRESSES AND ROMPERS JUXTAPOSING SOFTNESS WITH NIPPED WAISTS AND STRONG SHOULDERS…PATRIOTIC STARS AND STRIPES IN PRINTS AND METALLIC ACCENTS…GRAPHIC DOTS AND CONVERSATIONAL…

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We Know It Harms Kids to See Smoking on TV. What About Rape?

Recently, Netflix announced that it would not include depictions of smoking in any new programming aimed at younger viewers. In a similar vein, on the advice of medical experts, it has removed the suicide scene from the first season of its teen drama “13 Reasons Why.” These efforts to protect the physical and mental health…

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We are pleased to announce that the following women and men wore Michael Kors to the Spring 2020 Michael Kors to the Spring 2020 runway show on Wednesday, September 11, 2019, at Duggal Greenhouse in Brooklyn, NY.

Nicole Kidman wore a black studded cashmere tie-neck sweater, pebble crepe peplum slit-front skirt, a grommeted leather belt and black-and-white Gracie studded calf leather pumps, all from the Resort 2020 Michael Kors Collection. Kate Hudson wore a black-and-white glen plaid wool boyfriend blazer with stud-and-crystal embroidered sleeves, a white ribbed cotton tank top, black-and-white glen…

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THE SPRING 2020 MICHAEL KORS COLLECTION RUNWAY SHOW

NEW YORK, September 11, 2019—All-American optimism was the theme of Michael Kors’ Spring 2020 runway show, which took place this morning at 10 AM at the Duggal Greenhouse in Brooklyn. From the show space, which was transformed into a green, sun-dappled park, to a moving musical performance by the Young People’s Chorus of New York…

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Gucci Vies to Be Even Greener

The race to be the most sustainable fashion brand is on. When Gabriela Hearst presented her spring 2020 collection at New York Fashion Week, she described it as an “industry first.” The designer celebrated for her cashmere knits was not referring to her latest looks. Instead, Ms. Hearst said she had produced the first fully…

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What Are My Long-Term Care Options?

We were so confused. My wife’s mother was going through medical issues that could potentially have left her needing long-term care. But we had never taken a hard look at our options if that happened. She lives 2,000 miles away, and we all had to start thinking about what the next steps would be if…

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LeBron James’s ‘Taco Tuesday’ Trademark Request Is Denied

“Taco Tuesday” got bad news on Wednesday. More specifically, the United States Patent and Trademark Office turned down the basketball superstar LeBron James’s attempt to trademark the phrase “Taco Tuesday.” The patent office said that the phrase was “a commonplace term, message or expression widely used by a variety of sources that merely conveys an…

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Trump Administration Plans to Ban Flavored E-Cigarettes

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration said on Wednesday that it would ban the sale of most flavored e-cigarettes, at a time when hundreds of people have been sickened by mysterious lung illnesses and teenage vaping continues to rise. Sitting in the Oval Office with the government’s top health officials, President Trump acknowledged that there was…

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Purdue Pharma Tentatively Settles Thousands of Opioid Cases

Thousands of municipal governments nationwide and nearly two dozen states that sued the pharmaceutical industry for the destructive opioid crisis have tentatively reached a settlement with Purdue Pharma and its owners, members of the Sackler family. The deal is a landmark moment in the long-running effort to compel Purdue, the company whose signature opioid, OxyContin,…

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