Meet Three High-Fashion Brands With Low Eco-Footprints

With unexpected and reworked fabrications, a trio of talents reclaims the mantra “Make do and mend” for luxury fashion. Paolina Russo Pablo Di Prima The inventive use of sports gear as “fabric” helped this recent Central Saint Martins grad win the school’s prestigious L’Oréal Profes- sionnel Young Talent Award. For her BA col- lection, the…

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What We Look Like Now

One of the most satisfying memes of the last few years celebrates macaroni and cheese. Someone on social media will write “I made him mac and cheese …” or some such and share a revolting photo of a gelatinous dish of gray noodle slop. Then everyone will freak out and pile on. Sometimes the post…

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noted: Is ‘Vintage’ Clothing Over?

Image Kim Kardashian West wore vintage Versace to opening night of «The Cher Show.» But can you tell from what era?CreditJenny Anderson/Getty Images for The Cher Show Resale sites have come a long way since the dawn of eBay. The ever-rising secondhand site Depop is entirely app-based, functioning as a cross between Instagram and a…

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9 Navy Sweaters Because Good Ones Are Hard to Find

Finding a good navy sweater is hard; Goldilocks-like in task-level if you think about it. Find what you believe is the perfect one and then it turns out the shape isn’t quite right. Another could be so dark that it leaves you constantly questioning whether it’s actually black or navy. But with a little bit…

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Tech Fix: The Tech That Was Fixed in 2018 and the Tech That Still Needs Fixing

Personal technology was so awful this year that nobody would think you were paranoid if you dug a hole and buried your computer, phone and smart speaker under six feet of earth. Facebook made headlines week after week for failing to protect our privacy and for spreading misinformation. Juul, the e-cigarette company under investigation for…

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Trek Into Congo Forest Reveals an Ebola Crisis Fueled by Violence

Image A vaccination team administering the Ebola vaccine to residents of the Kanyihunga district in Congo, starting with those who had recent contact with Alphonsine Kahindo Kambere, the most recent local victim.CreditDiana Zeyneb Alhindawi for The New York Times LUSEGHE, Democratic Republic of Congo — Four health workers threaded their way cautiously down a steep…

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Whenever I Wear These Jeans People Ask Me Where I Got Them

Courtesy Citizens of Humanity I spent a few years searching for the perfect pair of vintage Levis: high-waisted, light wash, make-your-butt-look-perfect. I bought several pairs in this shopping quest, and deluded myself into thinking that they worked. But really, they were either too big and made me look dumpy, or far too small around my…

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It’s No Secret: Together for Four Decades, Married for Four Years

Because marriage is an ever-evolving experience, we constantly shift, change and, in some cases, start over. In It’s No Secret, couples share thoughts about commitment and tell us what they have learned along the way. Who Paula Martiesian, 64, and Ken Carpenter, 65. Occupations She is a painter, he is a musician (mostly jazz) and…

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