The New It Bag Holds One AirPod

Gone are the days of handbags that require a five-finger grip. This fall, it’s all about pinching, because Simon Porte’s minuscule Jacquemus Le Chiquito somehow got even smaller. At Paris Fashion Week, Porte presented Jacquemus’s autumn/winter collection, titled La Collectionneuse, filled with a relaxed blazers loosely-buttoned, breezy summer dresses in varying lengths, chunky high-neck turtlenecks,…

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For South Asian Cooks, Yogurt Starter Is an Heirloom

One of the oldest items in my childhood home in Dallas is a yogurt culture. By my father’s estimate, it has been around for 25 years and seven months. My dad started making yogurt when he and my mother immigrated to America from Delhi, India, in 1980. He has perpetuated the same culture — the…

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A Tasting Menu That Makes Fewer Demands

This was dinner at Oxalis on a recent night. Clockwise from left, trout with bergamot and lovage; cured sea scallops with watermelon radish; roasted duck and sweet potato with fig-leaf yogurt; beets with marjoram in a wooden bowl; potato cakes with bay leaf and nori chips; a black-and-white dessert of caramelized white chocolate, Meyer lemon…

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Fashion Review: A Designer You Should Know

PARIS — For all the talk of new generations and upstart millennials dictating the agenda these days, the fashion establishment is awfully — how to put this? — mature. For every Bruno Sialelli, 31, who will have his debut here for Lanvin on Wednesday or Daniel Lee, 32, who last week showed his first collection…

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At Lanvin, Trying to Recreate Desire

Image Bruno Sialelli working on his debut collection for Lanvin at the fashion house’s headquarters in Paris. CreditJulien Mignot for The New York Times PARIS — Bruno Sialelli does not look like a knight in shining armor. Clean cut and solidly built, dressed in a blush-colored sweater, checked blouson jacket, wide-cut trousers and sneakers, with…

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Medical News Today: What to know about DEXA scans

A DEXA scan usually assesses or measures bone density. It may also have uses in determining body composition, such as the percentage of lean muscle and fat. The dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) scan uses two low-energy X-ray beams, which doctors direct toward the bones. Using dual energy levels separates the images into two components, including…

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The 52 Places Traveler: A Day in Houston: 3 Meals, 3 Cultures, One City

The 52 Places Traveler The 52 Places Traveler follows his stomach through the city of Houston, finding a staggering diversity along the way. By Sebastian Modak Feb. 26, 2019 Image Quy Hoang, Houston’s first Vietnamese-American pitmaster, spends most of his days manning the smoker at Blood Bros. BBQ in Bellaire. CreditSebastian Modak/The New York Times…

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