Love Letter: Like Your Friend, Hate His Husband

Love Letter is a weekly email about relationship highs, lows and woes. Sign up here to receive it in your inbox every Friday. Do you have a friend whose spouse you cannot stand to be around? This week in Love Letter, our newsletter about the highs, lows and woes of relationships, we explore whether it…

Details

A Truly Exceptional Sheet-Pan Meal

Hi and welcome to Five Weeknight Dishes. Some personal news: After months of languishing on a wait list, I have finally been able to join an elite bean-delivery club — elite not because membership is carefully controlled or restricted, but because, as I understand it, there are only so many spots, and pounds of beans.…

Details

Desserts Over Darkness

Good morning. Diwali, the Indian festival of lights, is celebrated on Sunday. Technically a Hindu celebration of the triumph of good over evil, it is has become something of a cultural event in America, as Priya Krishna reported in The Times this week. “It’s a symbolic holiday that unites us as a diaspora,” Representative Raja…

Details

The 6 Biggest Winter Fashion Trends, According to the Experts

Edward BerthelotGetty Images We love a sleeping bag masquerading as a puffer coat, but there’s no need to give up on all style when the temperature drops. We tapped five buying experts from your favorite fashion companies to weigh in on the hottest winter trends. They detailed the newest in outerwear, strategic layering tips, items…

Details

Your Uber Driver Is ‘Retired’? You Shouldn’t Be Surprised

Dave Zarrow, who lives in Reston, Va., figures he spends about 20 hours a week in his 2017 Camry driving for Uber, the ride-hailing company. A former small business owner who segued into teaching, he and his wife have left their full-time jobs and could comfortably retire. Even without the $15 to $20 an hour…

Details

Two Parts of a ‘Quantum Entanglement’

Marissa Maier, who grew up in a TriBeCa loft in the early ’90s, didn’t have a regular bedtime or even a regular wardrobe. She mostly wore costumes. Her mother, Kathleen Russo, was a talent agent for dancers, actors and writers, and there were always theatrical people coming over for dinner or putting on impromptu performances.…

Details

The Bright Side of Fall Fashion

In two new editorials, the hallmarks of ELLE shoots—bold prints, punchy brights, and dynamic group shots—get a 2019 update on a fresh crop of new models. Singer Kim Petras provides the soundtrack. Squad Goals Jumpuits, helmets, all, 0 Moncler Richard Quinn. Black pumps, white pumps, all, Jimmy Choo. Max Papendieck Dresses, belts, sunglasses, earrings, bangle,…

Details

‘Moonlight’ Unlocked the Door. Naomie Harris Charged Through It.

Naomie Harris often says her breakout role was in the 2003 post-apocalyptic thriller “28 Days Later” with Cillian Murphy, but that is not exactly true. Because even as the film was scoring at the box office and drawing critical plaudits, Harris found herself unemployed and sending out dozens of resumes and letters to casting directors,…

Details

A Pancake That’s Ready for All the Vegetables in Your Fridge

Pajeon, those crisp-edged, scallion-filled Korean pancakes, are delectable in any weather. But it’s on rainy, blustery days, when the skies seem bleak and the air feels damp, that the chef Sohui Kim craves them the most. Ms. Kim, an owner of Insa and The Good Fork restaurants in Brooklyn, told me this as she was…

Details

How One ELLE Editor Styles Tights for Fall

When it comes to cold-weather staples, tights are as essential as sweaters. The difference? An entire section of your closet is dedicated to tops warm enough to brave chilly weather in, but there’s probably only a pair or two of tights in your drawers. Fall is a perfect time, though, to add quality tights to…

Details