Jennifer Lefebvre, John Thornton Jr.

Jennifer Rose Lefebvre and John Everett Thornton Jr. were married Feb. 9 at the Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Judge Donald L. Graham of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, officiated. The couple met in 2011 at the University of Miami, from which each received a…

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Henry Orzynski, Judson Trapnell

Henry Stephen Orzynski and Judson Wellford Trapnell were married Feb. 9 at the Avalon Hotel and Bungalows in Palm Springs, Calif. Patricia A. Hall, who became a Universal Life minister for the occasion, officiated. Mr. Orzynski (left), 29, is pursuing an M.B.A. at Stanford. Until 2017, he was an associate in the private banking division…

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Trilobites: A Rare Bird Indeed: A Cardinal That’s Half Male, Half Female

A bird hopping outside the window lately is the strangest that Shirley and Jeffrey Caldwell have ever seen. Its left side is the taupe shade of female cardinals; its right, the signature scarlet of males. Researchers believe that the cardinal frequenting the Caldwells’ bird feeder in Erie, Pa., is a rare bilateral gynandromorph, half male…

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Tomo Koizumi’s Candy-Colored Puffs Steal New York Fashion Week

Katie Grand is an all-powerful fashion stylist, but she falls down Instagram scroll-holes just like the rest of us. And this is how she discovered Tomo Koizumi, a Tokyo-based designer whose signature style is defined by gowns, cocktail dresses, bodysuits and jackets done in exploding rainbow ruffles. She brought him to New York Fashion Week…

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Everything You Need to Know About Fashion Week, Day 3

Done right, Saturday morning is basically just bliss with a side of bagels. And during New York Fashion Week, a new brunch dish emerges among the avocado bowls and crispy bacon: style roundups with lip-smacking looks to really sink your teeth into. Scroll down to see what’s on the menu at NYFW: Day Three. Jeremy…

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At Chromat the Future Is Bright, Diverse, and Eco-Friendly

Each New York Fashion Week marathon gives us a good idea of what the upcoming season’s biggest trends will be. At Ulla Johnson, handcrafted crochet materials seem to have a promising future, while Tom Ford took the ’90s bucket hat and super-sized it for a luxe, modern-day feel. But if Chromat has its way, this…

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‘Object’: British Lawmaker Blocks Bill Against Female Genital Cutting

LONDON — A veteran British Conservative lawmaker has blocked a bill that would offer greater protection to girls at risk of genital cutting, drawing criticism across the political spectrum, with some calling it an “appalling” move. And it wasn’t the first time. The bill would allow children to be placed in temporary care if they…

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Mini-Vows: When Age and Distance Doesn’t Matter

David Kirp and Niko Laine were married Feb. 2 at their San Francisco home. Steven Sugarman, a Universal Life minister and friend of the couple, officiated. Mr. Kirp (right), 74, is a professor of public policy at the University of California, Berkeley. He is also a freelance writer and an author of 15 books, including…

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The Look: Life Without Longing

The Look Who would I be if I wasn’t hustling to make some other person, real or imagined, fall in love with me? Photographs by Chris Maggio Text by Melissa Broder Produced by Eve Lyons Image February brings out the seeker in all of us.CreditChris Maggio for The New York Times Romantic obsession is my…

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