Ralph Lauren Celebrates 50 Years With an Epic Retrospective Runway Show in Central Park

Getty ImagesVictor VIRGILE/Gamma-Rapho Oprah. Hillary Clinton. Steven Spielberg. Kanye West. Blake Lively. Jessica Chastain. Pierce Brosnan. Calvin Klein. Diane von Furstenburg. Donna Karan. The list goes on and on. Getty ImagesRob Kim Advertisement — Continue Reading Below Getty ImagesRob Kim Getty ImagesRob Kim Getty ImagesGary Gershoff Everyone was there—Hollywood, political, and fashion royalty—to pay homage…

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Can Fashion Reclaim the American Flag?

Getty ImagesNicMcLaughlin TL;DR—Too Long, Didn’t Read—is ELLE.com’s answer to Fashion Week roundups. It’s packed with vitamins, nutrients, and must-have accessories… plus some talking points (and tea) you won’t get anywhere else. There were times—the ’60s, the ’80s, the entirety of Lana Del Rey’s Born to Die video—when wearing an American flag was as cool as…

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Mini-Vows: A Couple Destined to Be a Hit

Shana Renée Scala and Jamar Leonard Chess were married on Sept. 8 in Manhattan. Judge Toni M. Cimino of the New York City Criminal Court in Kew Gardens, Queens, and an aunt of the bride, officiated at the Central Park Zoo. Mrs. Chess, 32, is a creative marketing and event production consultant in Manhattan. She…

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Kate Spade’s Last Collection

Advertisement The late designer is still very much present in the new accessories from her Frances Valentine label. Image At the airy Frances Valentine headquarters in New York. CreditCreditStefania Curto for The New York Times Sept. 8, 2018 In June, not long after the designer Kate Spade was found dead by suicide, the employees of…

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The Look: Champions in the Ring, and Out

THE LOOK Since boxing was legalized in Puerto Rico in 1927, the island has produced dozens of world champions and even more casual enthusiasts. Photographs by John Francis Peters Text by Justin Porter Produced by Eve Lyons Sept. 8, 2018 In the beating heart of Puerto Rico, there are two arenas: the baseball diamond and…

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Medical News Today: New multiple sclerosis culprit identified

It is still unclear what causes multiple sclerosis, but new research closes in on the faulty immune system mechanisms involved in the development of this condition. New research has identified another type of immune cell that may play a role in MS. Multiple sclerosis (MS), which is an autoimmune disease, causes the immune system to…

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Check In: The Noelle Hotel Is a New Nashville Star

Rates From about $340. Basics Nashville is a town of great ensembles, session players and songwriters, a magnet for musicians who come to tap the deep well of local talent. Noelle took a similar approach when reinventing this Art Deco grande dame, which originally opened as a hotel in 1930. The hotel developer Rockbridge put…

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Bites: In the Land of Buffalo Wings, a Vegan-Only Mecca

Advertisement Bites The plant-based menu at Root & Bloom, a new spot in the Elmwood Village neighborhood, is delicious and quirky. Image A French onion soup with vegan provolone and croutons at Root & Bloom, a vegan restaurant in Buffalo, N.Y.CreditCreditSarah Sendlbeck By Charu Suri Sept. 8, 2018 “Did someone order a Sweet Sadie?” asked…

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Medical News Today: Just 6 hours of sleep loss increases diabetes risk

The importance of sleep is well-known. A recent study enforces this by demonstrating that sleep deprivation might increase diabetes risk — after losing just 1 night of sleep. A new study investigates the link between sleep and diabetes. Sleep is undoubtedly one of physiology’s most mysterious but essential functions. We all need it, yet the…

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Prabal Gurung Joins the Wave of Women’s Wear Designers Moving Into Men’s Wear

Ladies first. Men’s wear to follow. A number of fashion designers who have made a name for themselves for their women’s wear lines are turning their attention to men. On Sunday evening, at Spring Studios, during New York Fashion Week’s women’s ready-to-wear collections, the designer Prabal Gurung, will debut a men’s wear line alongside his…

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