11 Monogrammed Gifts That Make Things Personal

1 of 11 Courtesy Bracha Initial Pendant Necklace nordstrom.com $52.00 For the layered necklace fiend.  Advertisement — Continue Reading Below 2 of 11 Courtesy Lands End Terry Robe landsend.com $38.97 To live in all winter long. Advertisement — Continue Reading Below 3 of 11 Courtesy BaubleBar x Off My Case iPhone Case baublebar.com $78.00 It’ll make…

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Restaurant Review: An Azerbaijani Feast Awaits in Brooklyn, If You Can Find It

For atmosphere, Village Cafe is roundly beaten by my second-favorite Azerbaijani restaurant in Brooklyn, Old Baku in Kensington. Walk past the awning that says “private club,” past the curtained booths in the front dining room, past the open kitchen where chefs scoop burning coals to keep the fire under the kebabs going strong, and you…

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To Prevent Urinary Tract Infections, Drink Up

Image Credit Women are commonly advised to drink extra water to prevent recurrent urinary tract infections, or U.T.I.s, but until now there has been little evidence that it works. Now a randomized trial has found that women who drink more water do indeed get fewer infections. Researchers studied 140 women with recurrent U.T.I.s who habitually…

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The Joy of Cooking for One

Cookbook covers can be like optical illusions. Take “Microwave Cooking for One,” which features the author, Marie T. Smith, alone with some platters of color-saturated food. Some readers may see desolation and gloom behind her smile. Some, a dusty meme. But others see a triumphant model of practicality and self-care. The chef Anita Lo was…

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Chanel Wants You to Carry Two Bags at the Same Time

Getty ImagesDominique Charriau In addition to giving showgoers the perfect beach experience at Chanel, Karl Lagerfeld also proposed a new way to tote your stuff: double bagging it. Getty ImagesPascal Le Segretain Advertisement — Continue Reading Below Getty ImagesDominique Charriau Why wear one, when you could wear two? A thrifty styling trick, to be sure.…

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James Beard Foundation Makes Changes to Diversify Its Awards

The James Beard Foundation is changing its rules and regulations in an effort to make its coveted awards more inclusive and to counter critics who say the organization has not done enough to fight race and gender imbalances in the restaurant industry. The changes were announced Tuesday and go into effect immediately, in time for…

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Noir Kei Ninomiya: The Look of Strength

PARIS — Women and power — and women in power — has been one of the backbone themes of fashion week here. How could it not be? The world is consumed by the topics, and fashion, even in its dreamy, extraterrestrial realm, is not immune, although it often prefers to imagine so. What if it…

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H&M Launches Its First-Ever Bra Collection for Breast Cancer Survivors

October always heralds a slew of pink-tinged products to support Breast Cancer Awareness, but what about real, practical products for women battling breast cancer right now? One H&M employee found herself asking that exact question. A breast cancer survivor, she had a hard time finding bras that were stylish, affordable, and functional. So for the…

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All the Jewelry and Sunglasses We Want from Paris Fashion Week

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