Two years ago, my son, who is now 14, erupted in anger and stormed off to his bedroom. He’d been having frequent fits of rage and anxiety, yelling and throwing things around the house or simply breaking down in tears. During his latest one, I was startled by how his tantrum abruptly fell silent. His…Details
Merriment was in the air on the fall runways with eyes glittering with metallics at Marc Jacobs and Jill Stuart, gold leaf at Akris and crystals at Kate Spade. With all the sparkle, it was easy to imagine the models all partying together at a splashy holiday bash. Fast forward several months, and we’ve figured…Details
Image Yellow vests protest against fuel prices in Bordeaux, France.CreditCaroline Blumberg/EPA, via Shutterstock Someday the “gilet jaune,” the fluorescent yellow hazard vest that has become synonymous with the French outcry over fuel prices, growing income inequities and much more, will end up in a museum as one of the most effective protest garments in history.…Details
Hair by Nai’vasha Johnson at the Wall Group; makeup by Grace Ahn at Julian Watson Agency Halima Aden, the first hijabi model to crack fashion’s big leagues, is at the forefront of a new focus on representation. «If I can encourage girls to stay true to themselves, then I’ve done a good job,» she says.…Details
An upper respiratory infection, or the common cold, is an infection that affects the nasal passages and throat. Treatment is usually simple, unless a person also has a chronic respiratory condition such as asthma. For an upper respiratory infection (URI) to occur, a virus enters the body, usually through the mouth or nose. A person…Details
Opening a package of homemade food mailed by a stranger and eating the contents seems like the last thing anyone would want to do at a time when distrust and fear seem woven into our national psyche. But that’s just what Liz Larkin, 52, who runs a home-baking business in Pound Ridge, N.Y., intends to…Details
In a former life as a pastry chef, I baked many elaborate things on a daily basis: hand-pulled Austrian strudel dough, sheet cakes seven-layers tall to be cut into painfully precise 1-inch squares and, of course, cookies. While cookies in and of themselves weren’t the most challenging thing I made on a daily basis, it…Details
Image From left, Carrie, Dillan and Sheila. Coming Out to My Son I said to my 12-year-old son, “You know how men and women date and marry, like I did with Dad before we split up?” He nodded. “Well,” I said, “I’m dating someone but not a man; I’m dating a woman.” He said, “Are…Details
Stumped by what to get the dudes in your life this holiday season? Allow us to help you. We’re sticking to easy classics, practical homeware goods he should probably own, and reliable staples like underwear, because you know why. Here, ELLE’s roundup of the best guy gifts of the season.
The Sweet Spot: My 15-Year-Old Daughter Told Me She’s Pansexual and Dating a Transgender Boy. I’m Struggling.
Dear Sugars, I’m the mother of an amazing teenage daughter. Our relationship is close, but recently things have gotten complicated. She came out to us as pansexual when she was 11. I was concerned about her labeling herself at such a young age and being bullied. She met a transgender child in summer camp, then…Details