Miuccia Prada Takes Her Final, Solo Bow

Prada’s announcement last February that Raf Simons would be co-creative directing with Miuccia Prada did not seem to really sink in, because today, we were surprised to witness her last solo collection. This is Prada’s final bow, three decades after presenting her first ready-to-wear collection in 1989. As with all designers reacting to Milan’s spring…

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Taylor Lorenz Explains the Cake Meme

Over the past week, social media has been flooded with videos of knives slicing into ordinary objects only to reveal that they are actually made of cake. These hyper-realistic cakes have taken the shape of a bottle of hand lotion, a chicken thigh, a bar of soap, rolls of toilet paper and human heads. It’s…

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A New To-Go Window From an Uptown Fixture

Headliner Butterfield Market Express Window The new Butterfield Market, a branch of the 105-year-old store on Lexington Avenue, is moving into the spacious storefront once occupied by Dean & DeLuca, but it won’t be ready until the fall. Evan Obsatz, one of the owners (along with his sister, Joelle, and his father, Alan), said the…

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The Newest Bridal Archetypes, Straight Off the (Virtual) Couture Runways

Courtesy Haute couture is downright dreamy. It’s where the fashion world’s most-skilled show off the highest level of creativity, technique, quality, and craft. Indeed, wedding dresses have long served as finale looks of the couture collections, but for fall 2020—when the shows are virtual, when weddings have been postponed, when the glamorous affairs where one…

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How Are You Telling Children the Story of the Pandemic?

How will children make sense of the times we are living through? How can parents help them form — and understand — the narrative, even when they themselves feel worried, overwhelmed and unsure? I went back to several of the pediatricians I’ve consulted about different aspects of the coronavirus and asked: How are you telling…

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The Black Photographer Making History at Vanity Fair

Until about two weeks ago, Dario Calmese didn’t know he was the first Black photographer to shoot the cover of Vanity Fair. But he had a suspicion, so he asked the editors, who went digging. “To the best of our knowledge, it is the first Vanity Fair cover made by a Black photographer,” Radhika Jones…

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The Advantages of Hiring A Private Chef From Brisbane

A lot of people are passionate about food. They continuously look for new recipes to try out and purchase different types of ingredients to make the perfect meal. Some even visit many restaurants to try out different dishes. Food brings happiness to people. This also depends on what type of food you eat. You should…

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The 6 Things You Need to Preserve the Summer’s Bounty

As soon as I get used to the towering stacks of fragrant peaches and plump berries at the farmers’ market, the summer season comes to an end, and they’re gone. It always seems to go by in the blink of an eye. A few pieces of equipment make it possible to cheat the laws of…

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Black Behind the Wheel

Driving across Woodward Avenue in Detroit a few weeks ago amid a spirited George Floyd demonstration — this one a 30-mile motorcade into the suburbs, billed as the “I Have a Dream Protest Cruise” — my mind drifted strangely to an empty two-lane highway in Arkansas near the Texas border. The memory was jarring, sweeping…

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Your New Home Office May Be in the Backyard

When James and Meg Wilson began working from home in March, they realized their house in Oakland, Calif., would need a proper home office in a hurry. Mr. Wilson, 36, works in finance, and Ms. Wilson, 36, is a nurse practitioner engaged in telehealth. “And we have a little guy at home,” Mr. Wilson said,…

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