I’ve Finally Found A Summer Party Shoe That’s Actually Comfortable

The Sally aeranewyork.com The shoe needs of summer—lightweight and ready to party at any given moment—are so much more fun than the shoe needs of its opposite season (winter = waterproof = boring). I’ve figured out my go-to flat sandal, as well as my white sneaker, but a heel that could work for the office…

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Sterling Ruby’s Art-Driven (and Autobiographical) Clothing Line

FLORENCE, Italy — “Fifteen minutes ago, I may not have been about to say that,” the multidisciplinary art star Sterling Ruby said backstage just after the stellar debut of his fashion label S.R. Studio. L.A. CA. He was referring to the prospects of adding “designer” to the list of occupations on his already jam-packed résumé.…

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DeWanda Wise, Star of ‘She’s Gotta Have It,’ Goes Thrift Shopping

Whooshing back the dressing room curtain, DeWanda Wise emerged in a red-and-white-striped bandeau top and matching wide-legged pants — a circus clown’s idea of resort wear. “Eighty-nine percent of my style choices are like, ‘Can I get away with this?’” Ms. Wise said, laughing. She decided that she could. Nola Darling, the polyamorous character Ms.…

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Humberto Leon and Carol Lim Are Leaving Kenzo

After eight years of designing for Kenzo, LVMH has announced that Humberto Leon and Carol Lim are exiting their roles as co-creative directors. Humberto Leon and Carol Lim Peter WhiteGetty Images When they joined, the duo made history as the first Asian-American creative directors in LVMH history (the company was founded in 1987), revitalizing the…

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Nazis Killed Her Father. Then She Fell in Love With One.

1. Such appalling events Emilie Landecker was 19 when she went to work for Benckiser, a German company that made industrial cleaning products and also took pride in cleansing its staff of non-Aryan elements. It was 1941. Ms. Landecker was half Jewish and terrified of deportation. Her new boss, Albert Reimann Jr., was an early…

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Medical News Today: Low fruit and vegetable intake may account for millions of deaths

Findings from a new study suggest that inadequate consumption of fruits and vegetables may be a major factor in heart disease death. Not eating enough fruits or vegetables may have dire consequences for cardiovascular health. Fruits and vegetables are rich in vitamins, fiber, potassium, magnesium, and antioxidants. A diet that includes fruits and vegetables can…

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How Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka Spend Their Sundays

As actors and the parents of eight-year-old twins, Neil Patrick Harris, and his husband, David Burtka, who is also a chef, know how to improvise. “There is no consistency to our routine except that we’re together and spending quality time with the kids,” Mr. Burtka, 44, said. Mr. Burtka’s first cookbook, “Life Is A Party,”…

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In San Francisco, the Revival of the Hotel Bar

San Francisco has long had an excellent bar scene, but, until a few years ago, many of the city’s hotel bars left something to be desired. Overpriced and outdated, they also had a noticeable lack of locals. Lately, though, San Francisco hotel bars are having a revival, with a wave of cocktail-centric spots featuring creative,…

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A Dad by Any Other Name

After the divorce, my daughter Marisa started calling me Bill. “It’s Dad,” I’d hiss through clenched teeth, smiling at the checkout clerk and miming a kids these days expression. “O.K., Bill,” she’d reply and walk off, coolly aloof, as only an offended 14-year-old girl can be. Initially, I attempted to ignore this change. One, I…

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Long Before ‘Drag Race,’ There Was Mr. Dan

LOS ANGELES — Even to introduce a stage show in which he does not appear, Mr. Dan sure knows how to make an entrance. Not long ago, to the sounds of “Fat Bottomed Girls,” by Queen, he hustled out from behind a tattered curtain onto a makeshift set made to look like the Miami living…

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