Raf Simons Is Out at Calvin Klein

After a few weeks of speculation, the news has been confirmed: Raf Simons is officially out at Calvin Klein. Announced late Friday evening, the chief creative officer will vacate his position effective immediately and the brand will not present during February fashion week, according to Business of Fashion. Getty ImagesVictor VIRGILE Though he was thought…

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Cancer Doctors See Encouraging Signs for Ruth Bader Ginsburg

The news about Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s operation for two cancerous lung nodules is encouraging but incomplete. The lower lobe of her left lung, which contained the two nodules, was removed in surgery on Friday, and scans before the operation showed no signs of cancer anywhere else in her body, according to a statement from…

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A Peek at Your New Plate: How You’ll Be Eating in 2019

More vegetables. Improved gut bacteria. Cocktails with less alcohol. Many of the predictions about what we’ll eat and drink in 2019 point to a quiet, restorative and potentially grim time ahead. Then again, these forecasts always arrive carrying the clean, healthy pine scent of New Year’s resolutions. The good news: There will be cheese tea.…

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Guitarist Has Brain Surgery, and Strums All the Way Through

CAPE TOWN — A musician from South Africa had a tumor in his brain, so doctors opened a hole in his skull to remove it. But they had a crucial request: He must play his acoustic guitar during the surgery. The musician, Musa Manzini, a jazz bassist, was awake when the doctors performed the surgery…

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Gucci Releases New Report on Gender Fluidity in Generation Z

Getty ImagesDaniele Venturelli In 2013, Gucci founded CHIME FOR CHANGE, a global campaign fighting for gender equality. Since then, the campaign has encouraged participation and conversation around the cause with several initiatives, including a bi-annual report with Irregular Labs that surveys Generation Z about their feelings on topics surrounding gender. In the latest report, which…

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What Is Glitter?

Each December, surrounded by wonderlands of white paper snowflakes, bright red winterberries, and forests of green conifers reclaiming their ancestral territory from inside the nation’s living rooms and hotel lobbies, children and adults delight to see the true harbinger of the holidays: aluminum metalized polyethylene terephthalate. Aluminum metalized polyethylene terephthalate settles over store windows like…

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The Perfect: Gifts to Buy at the Mall

Getty Images Welcome to «The Perfect,» ELLE.com’s roundup of all the elements needed for a perfectly outfitted and executed fill-in-the-blank. Even people with the very best gift-giving intentions can lose track of time and suddenly realize online shopping is no longer an option. If you’re stuck between a rock and a hard place, don’t bypass…

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Thomas Carter, Accused of Harassing Employees, Has Left His Restaurants

The restaurateur Thomas Carter and the chef Ignacio Mattos, who together built an influential group of quirky-cool Manhattan restaurants from 2013 to 2017, have formally ended their relationship. Mr. Mattos has bought all of Mr. Carter’s interest in Estela, Café Altro Paradiso and Flora Bar, the restaurant group said in a statement on Friday. This…

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