Wanda Ferragamo, 96, Dies; Reigned Over Family’s Luxury Goods Empire

Wanda Ferragamo, who stepped in to run her husband Salvatore Ferragamo’s shoemaking business after his death in 1960 and then oversaw its expansion into a global luxury goods brand, died on Friday in her hilltop villa near Florence. She was 96. An internal company memo signed by her surviving children confirmed her death. When Salvatore…

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F.D.A. Approves New Drug for Flu

The first new flu drug in 20 years won approval Wednesday from the Food and Drug Administration. The new antiviral, generically known as baloxavir marboxil but sold under the brand name Xofluza, is a single dose treatment. It is for use only in those aged 12 or more, the F.D.A. said, and should be taken…

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Life as a Runway: What 9 Art Buyers Wore to a Hamptons Art Fair

Jay-Z and Beyoncé didn’t show up this time. But the September Art Fair — an invitation-only open-air event held last month at a private golf resort in the Hamptons — still drew plenty of deep pockets. Along with works from blue-chip galleries including David Zwirner and Marlborough Contemporary, the second annual fair featured classic cars…

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Stress May Impair Memory and Thinking Skills

Image Credit People with high blood levels of cortisol, the “stress hormone,” may have poorer memory and thinking skills than those with lower levels. Cortisol is produced by the adrenal glands and is involved in regulating blood sugar levels, reducing inflammation, controlling salt and water balance and other body functions. Researchers gave tests for memory,…

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Packing Lessons I’ve Learned from 50+ Fashion Weeks

This fashion week, when you’re scrolling through street style pic after street style pic, try and remember that those perfectly dressed people didn’t just appear out of thin air. The influencers, bloggers, editors, writers, and beyond that tend to look so effortlessly cool likely have a practiced approach that just makes it look that easy.…

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Browsing: Fashion or Costume? You Decide

Halloween is the one night a year when you can step out in your most outlandish gear without feeling ridiculous. But for many in the fashion flock, such dressing up is a year-round event. Indeed, it’s getting harder to distinguish between the makings of a Halloween costume and the accessory of the moment. That’s not…

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Encounters: Alexandra Pelosi Plunges Into Trump Country

Image Alexandra Pelosi, filmmaker and daughter of House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi, in Washington Square Park.CreditJessica Bal for The New York Times Alexandra Pelosi’s schedule over a recent 24 hours read like a liberal elite Mad Lib. On a Sunday night Ms. Pelosi, a documentary filmmaker, was at the 92 Street Y to hear her…

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Jeremy Scott Wants You to Be Able to Buy Moschino and Still Pay Your Rent

See Every Look in the Moschino x H&M Collection Moschino x H&M’s First Ad Features Gigi Hadid Advertisement — Continue Reading Below There are half a million sequins in a Manhattan penthouse, and it’s all Jeremy Scott’s fault. The tongue-in-chic designer is prepping for his latest runway show—a Moschino x H&M capsule collab—and the shine…

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