A Night Out With Chanel and Actress Pom Klementieff

You may know Pom Klementieff for her roles as Mantis in the Marvel films Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Avengers: Infinity War, and Avengers: Endgame, but fall down a Google rabbit hole and you’ll soon find that she’s also a style powerhouse. A front row fixture at fashion shows across the world, the actress…

Details

Arthur McGee, Fashion Designer Who Broke Racial Barrier, Dies at 86

In the mid-1950s, early in his career as a fashion designer, Arthur McGee had an identity problem of sorts. “When I’d go to look for lines of fabric, I’d go to the fabric company, and they’d say, ‘Well, where’s the designer?’ ” he recalled decades later when he was being honored by the Metropolitan Museum…

Details

Justin Theroux and Friends Open a Dive Bar on the Lower East Side

Maybe a dive bar doesn’t need decades of Winston smoke and spilled Budweiser long necks to feel like the real thing. Despite its just-born status and celebrity lineage (Justin Theroux, a partner, snapped party photos at its opening this month), Ray’s Bar has just the right mix of cheap paneling, cheap beer and cheap thrills…

Details

Rich in Surprises and Secrets, There’s a State Park Waiting for You

On a cold and damp Iowa evening last October, I sat in a tent and thought about Abraham Lincoln. More precisely, I thought about Lincoln signing a minor piece of legislation deeding the Yosemite Valley to the state of California. It happened in 1864, while the Civil War raged. It is important because of just…

Details

Nike’s Launching a New Shoe for People Who Hate Running

When the thought of having to run—even for just five minutes—pops into your mind, what sort of feelings does it conjure up? Excitement? Dread? Not-a-chance in hell vibes? If you’re in the latter camp, Nike understands and is offering the Joyride Run Flyknit as a tool to help alleviate your running anxiety. Nike Joyride Flyknit…

Details

This Pasta May Actually Taste Better Outside

This summer, I made a commitment to myself to be outside as much as possible: riding a bike when I could take the subway, sitting on my fire escape when I could be on the couch, and forcing my friends to eat off paper plates while we awkwardly sit on grass or sand when we…

Details

10 Pieces to Refresh Your Work-to-Weekend Closet

In a world where good things happen to me, I’d have a Park Avenue apartment with a spare bedroom exclusively for shoe storage. But c’est la vie—that’s not the world we live in. Instead, I maximize my tiny closet by relying on pieces that can pull double duty for work and play, like a bra…

Details

Buy a Rotisserie Chicken Tonight

Good morning. It would take you a long time to find someone dumber at business than me. But rotisserie chickens seem like a pretty good play, I think, at least if you could find good birds to spin and the right wood-burning stove on which to spin them. Salt, pepper, a secret basting sauce, maybe…

Details

Pfizer Is to Merge Off-Patent Drug Unit With Mylan

Pfizer agreed on Monday to combine its off-patent drugs division, which controls treatments like the statin Lipitor, with the pharmaceutical company Mylan, creating a potential powerhouse in the business of medicines without patent protections. The transaction comes as falling prices increase pressure on generic drugmakers, a development that has been mostly overlooked in the United…

Details