Gucci Cites Princess Charlotte as Its Men’s Style Icon

Max Mumby/IndigoGetty Images If rock-and-roll can heal the world, then so can fashion, and Alessandro Michele might have just proved it. His latest menswear collection was a swatch-buckling adventure of ditsy floral prints, pastel wool embroidery, and dresses-over-pants worn indiscriminately (but very discerningly) by models across the gender spectrum. There were men in tights, and…

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That Lead Apron in the X-Ray Room? You May Not Need It

CHICAGO — Patients have come to expect a technician to drape their torsos with a heavy lead apron when they get an X-ray, but new thinking among radiologists and medical physicists is upending the decades-old practice of shielding patients from radiation. Some hospitals are ditching the ritual of covering reproductive organs and fetuses during imaging…

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At Sushi Nakazawa, Only the Price Remains the Same

In 2013, when Daisuke Nakazawa began handing across the counter his first pieces of sea scallop sushi — harmless looking, but the peppery streak of yuzukosho inside could temporarily rearrange your facial structure — Sushi Nakazawa was something new to New York City. I didn’t know it was going to change the sushi landscape when…

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The Four-Star Restaurants of New York

After Pete Wells took Sushi Nakazawa to three stars from four in his latest review, only three restaurants in New York City have a four-star rating from the restaurant critics of The New York Times. The Flatiron district restaurant was first given four stars in 2009 by the Times critic Frank Bruni. And it retained…

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A New Outpost for Green Tea

Kettl, a Japanese green tea specialist that imports directly from farms in Japan, has been tucked away in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, since 2016. Now, the owners, Zach Mangan and his wife, Minami Mangan, have opened a Manhattan branch with a some new features, notably precisely brewed teas to stay or to go, which they do not…

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For the Love of Whiskey

The many whiskeys of Japan are complex and often expensive. Learning about them can be a challenge. The Brandy Library in TriBeCa is offering an interesting and unexpected Valentine’s Day program: a chance to learn something about rich and varied Japanese whiskeys at cocktail time. These classes sell out early, so consider this a heads-up.…

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A Jimi Hendrix Experience in London

As the story goes, one fateful night in the late 1960s, Jimi Hendrix, best known for changing the music world with his guitar playing, set free two ring-necked parakeets on Carnaby Street and that’s why thousands of the nonnative birds haunt London’s parks to this day. “Absolute rubbish,” Christian Lloyd, a musicologist at Queens University,…

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Tech Bro Uniform Meets Margaret Thatcher. Disruption Ensues.

The death knell of the Patagonia vest, at least as a symbol of utopianism co-opted by the tech and venture capital world and transformed into shorthand for a certain kind of unbridled corporate power, was much predicted last summer. That is when the outdoor recreation company put its puffers where its principles were and said…

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Olivia Palermo Got a Lot Out of That Internship

In 2018 Olivia Palermo hired a social media agency to help build her online following. She already had five million followers on Instagram. That agency noticed something it thought was curious about her appeal. “When we would show stuff of her private life, it wouldn’t perform as well,” said Jeffrey Tousey, the founder of Beekman…

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