Virgil Abloh Responds to Off-White’s Lack of Diversity Criticism

Fashion has always had a diversity issue, and while the industry has made great strides in addressing it, there’s still a lot of work left to be done. So when Virgil Abloh shared a behind-the-scenes photo of him celebrating his Milan-based Off-White staff at a party, fans were quick to notice the lack of black…

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Giuliano Bugialli, Champion of Italian Cuisine, Dies at 88

Giuliano Bugialli, who evangelized for traditional Italian cuisine with authoritative cookbooks and culinary schools that taught future chefs and the occasional celebrity how to prepare its classic dishes, died on April 26 in Viareggio, Italy. He was 88. His family announced his death in a statement. No cause was given. Mr. Bugialli spurred a new…

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Polo Ralph Lauren’s Latest Campaign Celebrates Black Equestrians

What images immediately come to mind when someone mentions polo matches? Most likely horses, women dressed to the nines in frilly floral dresses and men in dapper spring-themed suits. It’s an event frequented by royals and the wealthy upper class—Gossip Girl and Pretty Woman taught us that. But Work to Ride, a Philadelphia-based non-profit organization…

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How the U.K. Won’t Keep Porn Away From Teens

Come July 15, 2019, internet users in Britain attempting to visit major pornography sites will be confronted with a question: How old are you? Then, a follow-up: Can you prove it? They’ll have a few options. Users can verify their age online, by submitting official government IDs or credit card information. Or they can walk…

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Medical News Today: What to know about black stool

Black stool has a distinct appearance. The main causes are eating certain foods, taking certain medications, and gastrointestinal bleeding. If a person has blood in their stool or any other symptoms of bleeding, they should speak to a doctor immediately. A variety of foods and medications can make a person’s stool black. These can include:…

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List of Five: Ryan Reynolds Keeps a Bare Closet

Ryan Reynolds, 42, is known for comedic leading-man roles like the Marvel superhero Deadpool, who wears a full bodysuit. Turns out, Mr. Reynolds wears a uniform in real life, too. When he’s not on set, or being the face of the Armani Code Absolu fragrance, he can be found at home in Westchester County, N.Y.,…

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City Kitchen: A Taste of Thailand, With a Hint of France

My first taste of Thailand, many moons ago, left me with vivid memories. Arriving in Bangkok around midnight, after a seemingly interminable flight, the temperature was unbelievably hot, and the air was cloying and steamy. I was happy to be there, despite feeling somewhat wilted, and very hungry. A recommended restaurant near the hotel looked…

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Our Best Cinco de Mayo Recipes: Guacamole, Margaritas, Tacos and More

If you think Cinco de Mayo commemorates Mexico’s independence from Spain, you’re not alone, but you’re also wrong. The holiday, which isn’t widely celebrated in Mexico, marks the country’s victory over France in the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862. No one expected Mexico to win, but win they did, and the people of…

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It’s Layaway, But for a Post-Recession Economy

Remember layaway? That old-fashioned system of shopping, which allowed customers to pay for items over the course of several installments, has gotten a digital makeover for the modern age. Services — from the companies Afterpay, Quadpay, Sezzle, Affirm and Klarna — are popping up at the checkout of more and more online stores, offering to…

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