Encounters: Rita Moreno Mixes Up a Carnival in the Kitchen

Rita Moreno took a deep, languorous inhale. “I love this smell,” she said. “Can you smell this? It’s an unusual smell.” The famed actress of stage and screen had just poured ruby red annatto seeds into an oversize pan. After allowing them to sizzle for a few minutes, she used a slotted spoon to fish…

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Coming to America

What if the salvation of American fashion turned out to be American fashion? For much of the last decade, the sportswear that is this country’s greatest contribution to international style seemed to have taken over global fashion’s brain, as many of the European labels and houses once known for luxurious materials and fine tailoring turned…

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Dr. John Gunderson, 76, Dies; Defined Borderline Personality Disorder

Dr. John Gunderson, whose studies of people with suicidal urges, fears of abandonment and squalls of emotion helped establish borderline personality disorder as a stand-alone diagnosis, providing a foundation for research and the first effective treatments, died on Jan. 11 at his home in Weston, Mass. He was 76. His wife, Susan, said the cause…

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The Best Boots, Heels, and Dad Sneakers From New York Fashion Week Fall 2019

2018 was the year chunky dad sneakers, kitten heels, and ’90s mules. With NYFW officially underway, things are turning around for Fall 2019. Tom Ford made the case for the peep-toe platform, Ulla Johnson’s love affair with the 70s continues, and dad sneakers aren’t going anywhere. In fact, they went tie dye at Collina Strada.…

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Vows: The Vibe Was Electric and That Was Before the Coffee Buzz

It’s hard to blame Matthew Wiley for suspecting Valentina Marie Lomborg was telling whoppers when he met her in 2017 at a Starbucks in Clearwater, Fla. Not only did she claim to be a former Los Angeles fashion model who socialized with celebrities, she also said she was psychic. His credulity didn’t reach its limits,…

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Medical News Today: What to know about a blood clot behind the knee

A blood clot behind the knee is a type of venous thromboembolism. It is a serious condition that can lead to life-threatening complications, such as a pulmonary embolism. The popliteal vein runs behind the knee and transports blood back up to the heart. When a blood clot forms in this vein, doctors refer to it…

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Bulgari’s New Floral Diamond Collection Takes Inspiration from Ancient Rome

To speak Bulgari is to be well versed in the brand’s molto Romani articulated Serpenti and Monete (“coin”) collections. New to the lexicon is the Fiorever range. The house’s first new jewelry launch in four years takes its name from fiore (Italian for “flower”) and forever. Its four-petal design symbolizes the Romans’ passion for life…

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All the Best Looks From New York Fashion Week

It’s New York Fashion Week again, and we’re highlighting the best looks from the fall collections. So far? The velvet blazers from Tom Ford, the boho dresses at Ulla Johnson and the coats at Rachel Comey stand out. We’ll be updating with the best of fall 2019 as the week continues.