Everlane’s New Denim Is For the Skinny Jean Haters

As someone who hasn’t worn skinny jeans since 2016, my firstborn child belongs to vintage denim. I want a pair of no-stretch straight jeans that would make Kaia Gerber proud (and my gynecologist cringe). Sitting down should be a daily struggle, and the leg opening better not touch my ankles. Once again, Everlane answered my…

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As Other Democrats Feud, Bloomberg Hammers Trump on Health Care

It powered Democrats to recapture the House in the 2018 midterms: the fear that President Trump and Republicans would kill the Affordable Care Act and with it, protections for more than 50 million Americans with pre-existing medical conditions. Yet even as Mr. Trump and other Republicans continue to try to overturn the law in court,…

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You Remember Jessica Simpson, Right? Wrong

HIDDEN HILLS, Calif. — On a top shelf of a built-in bookcase in a dark and donnish study of a home here sit several copies — some first editions — of a story about chasing stardom. It’s also a story about love versus obsession. Or maybe, most simply, it’s a rags-to-riches tale about a country…

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This ’70s-Inspired Skirt is Going to Be Everywhere This Spring

Peter WhiteGetty Images Everything will eventually make its way back into style. At least that’s what I tell myself (and my boyfriend) when every inch of our apartment is bursting with clothes. The ruffle or tiered skirt, whether mini, midi, or maxi, is a prime example. The trend floated down the spring/summer 2020 runways, best…

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Kobe Bryant’s Many Moves to the Net

Mamba power — with its chessboard strategies, gravity-defying stealth moves, Marvel Comics-levels of proprioception — played a role in most aspects of Kobe Bryant’s existence, so it is hardly surprising to learn that this also included fashion. He understood fashion’s use as an instrument of image creation. Ever the student, Mr. Bryant applied that knowledge…

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Kenji, Alison and Jamie, Oh My!

Good morning. Our J. Kenji López-Alt gave us a fantastic new recipe this week for moo shu mushrooms (above), based on the pork version his parents were introduced to by the chef Joyce Chen, who died in 1994. It’s accompanied by instructions on how to make Mandarin pancakes for wrapping the moo shu, but no…

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Whipping Up Chocolate Mousse Is Stressful. A Blender Makes It Easy.

I was impressed by Danou, a family friend who lived next door to me in rural France, not just because she was significantly older (retired) and smoked Gauloises (one pack a day) and had two dogs (two!), but because her go-to dessert was chocolate mousse. She had a life outside the kitchen, but so much…

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Keeping Aging Muscles Fit Is Tied to Better Heart Health Later

How much muscle you have now could indicate how healthy your heart will be later, according to an interesting new study of muscle mass and cardiovascular disease. The study finds that, for men at least, entering middle age with plenty of muscle lowers the subsequent risk of developing heart disease by as much as 81…

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How to Ski European Pistes for Less

Skiing in Europe can cost a pretty penny, especially if you stay at marquee resorts. Happily, the Alps are home to hundreds of ski-centric accommodations, many with budget-friendly price tags. Here, experts offer up lesser known but equally charming destinations in Italy, France, Switzerland and Austria, with lodging suggestions and approximate nightly rates. Many are…

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Billie Eilish: Gen Z’s Outrageous Fashion Role Model

Mila Docheva faced down the camera, her contours camouflaged by an outsize hoodie raucously inscribed with neon graffiti. Her turnout, which she posted on Instagram, was a homage to her idol, the pop star Billie Eilish. “When I dress like Billie, I feel just a little bit closer to her,” Mila, 14, said through a…

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