Corner Office: Gwyneth Paltrow Is All Business

As an actress, Gwyneth Paltrow was embraced by fans and critics, winning an Oscar for her leading role in “Shakespeare in Love.” As a businesswoman, Ms. Paltrow has received decidedly mixed reviews. Many deride her lifestyle brand, Goop, as little more than an overhyped e-commerce platform peddling pseudoscience and baubles. California regulators secured a $145,000…

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What to Cook: Make Stracciatella!

Good morning. What’s better than stracciatella, the Italian dish of chicken broth with a cheesy suspension of poached egg and herbs? The answer is: Stracciatella seasoned with really good fish sauce. Trust me! Go with it. Beat a few eggs, then grate in some Parmesan until the eggs are the texture of cake batter. Now,…

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Medical News Today: Can supplements help keep depression at bay?

New research investigates whether taking nutritional supplements and changing dietary habits can help prevent depression. Can our dietary practices help keep depression at bay? On a global level, we are now facing two concerning epidemics, one of which relates to the health of the body and the other to that of the mind, namely, obesity…

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All the Exquisite Details at Alexander McQueen’s Fall 2019 Show

Yanshan ZhangGetty Images What comes across most clearly at Sarah Burton’s Alexander McQueen shows, aside from the stunning craftsmanship and impeccable tailoring, is the thoughtfulness. There’s a story behind each piece, behind the setting, behind even the seating for the show—imbuing the collection with emotional oomph. For this fall 2019 collection, Burton went home to…

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The Grands Magasins of Paris Are Branching Out

PARIS — Shopping in Paris used to be revolutionary. The city’s department stores, les grands magasins, were reshaping retail more than 160 years ago, long before Amazon. Stores had never been so big, nor the offerings so varied. Inside the ornate emporiums, social classes were compressed and elegance made egalitarian. The stores remain popular, like…

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Fashion Review: Chaos Until the End. And Some Great Clothes.

PARIS — On the evening of the last show of the last day of the last week of fashion month, the Pyramid of the Louvre was cast in the yellowing light of early evening as the audience filed dutifully past, moving onward to a great glass box in the Cour Carrée, to mount a set…

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Angling for a Whopper in the Fly-Fishing Paradise of Patagonia

On the final morning of a weeklong fly-fishing adventure to Patagonia last December, I finally found my white whale. In the preceding days, I had fished all manner of beautiful rivers and lakes and caught (and released) more than my share of fish. But I had yet to land anything truly special — a trip-maker…

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5 Places: Five Places to Eat in the Dolomites

Image Massimo Bottura, the chef of the world’s top-rated restaurant, Osteria Francescana.CreditSusan Wright “The Dolomites have all the greatness of Italy, but transported to the mountains,” says Massimo Bottura, a habitual visitor to his country’s sharp-summited, northern territory in the Alps. The chef of Osteria Francescana in the small north Italian town of Modena, which…

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What Really Makes a Difference in Vaccination Rates?

Social media companies face increasing scrutiny for amplifying fringe anti-vaccine sentiment amid measles outbreaks in several states like Washington. In response, Facebook, YouTube and Pinterest recently made headlines by announcing initiatives to reduce vaccine misinformation on their platforms. But the focus on anti-vaccine content on social media can obscure the most important factor in whether…

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