Restlessly Seeking Celine

Gabrielle Boucinha, a freelance graphic designer, introduced her Instagram account in the wake of Phoebe Philo’s much lamented exit from Celine. Her feed, @oldceline, a compilation of images dating from Ms. Philo’s decade-long tenure at the luxury house, has drawn an ardent following, swelling from a few hundred in September, when Hedi Slimane was set…

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Federal Ban on Female Genital Mutilation Ruled Unconstitutional by Judge

More than two decades ago, Congress adopted a sweeping law that outlawed female genital mutilation, an ancient practice that 200 million women and girls around the world have undergone. But a federal court considering the first legal challenge to the statute found the law unconstitutional on Tuesday, greatly diminishing the chances of it being used…

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Medical News Today: Sweet options for people with diabetes

One of the most challenging types of food for people with diabetes to find is dessert. Doctors will generally encourage people with diabetes to avoid sugars and carbohydrates. However, by making some simple nutritional changes, it is possible for people with diabetes to enjoy desserts. Desserts can be full of sugar and other simple carbohydrates,…

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Australia Fare: A Hidden Gem in Brisbane Serves Elemental Iranian Flavors

BRISBANE, Australia — There’s something about the Iranian dish fesenjan that tastes elemental, as if it might secretly be one of the building blocks of the universe. The stew’s combination of walnut and the sweet-tart high frequency of pomegranate has the capacity to work its way into the crevices of your soul. At its best,…

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Browsing: How to Dress Up to Stay In

For a lot of fashion lovers, the best part of leaving the house happens before they ever do, when, in the sanctity of their closets, they select what to wear. But such creativity and joy need not be reserved for outings. These days, given the boom in athleisure and loungewear, unexpectedly chic homebound items are…

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Modern Love: Listen: Mira Sorvino Reads ‘A Forgotten Prayer, Answered’

On this week’s Modern Love podcast, the actress Mira Sorvino reads “A Forgotten Prayer, Answered,” an essay about a couple’s fateful trip to Chimi Lhakhang, a fertility temple in Bhutan. Charlotte Bacon, the author of the 2011 essay, is the associate director of humanities grant support at Dartmouth College. She previously taught English and creative…

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Why Holiday Windows Still Matter

Image Sugar rush: A fake-cake and cookie fantasia fills one of Bergdorf Goodman’s windows.CreditJackie Molloy for The New York Times David Hoey, the senior director of visual presentation at Bergdorf Goodman, was sitting in his “war room” the other day when his cellphone rang. Mr. Hoey begged a visitor’s pardon; the phrase “little crisis” was…

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5 Strategic, Yet Stylish Outfits to Wear This Thanksgiving

Courtesy Dressing to the nines is not exactly a Thanksgiving Day priority, but that doesn’t mean you should default to overstretched leggings and a baggy T-shirt you found in your parents’ garage. Accommodate your growing food baby without sacrificing style by wearing wrap dresses in dizzy prints, cozy oversized sweaters, and other pieces that let…

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Michael O’Neal, Civic-Minded Manhattan Restaurateur, Dies at 82

Michael O’Neal, a civic-minded New York restaurateur who, with his actor brother, Patrick, upgraded the emblematic Irish bar into an American bistro that beckoned singles and celebrities, died on Nov. 12 in Manhattan, where he was an owner of a number of its well-known eating establishments. He was 82. His wife, Christine Covey O’Neal, said…

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