Debbie Does Dress

Roberta Bayley was a 19-year-old freshman at San Francisco State University when she bought a bubble gum pink jersey tank minidress for just over £2 (about $5 at the time) from the catalog of Biba, the London emporium that trafficked in 1930s glamour. When Ms. Bayley moved to New York City in 1975, the Biba…

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Medical News Today: Strong link found between chronic headache and back pain

A review of 14 studies found that people with persistent headache or back pain were twice as likely to experience the other disorder as well. New research finds a strong association between headaches and lower back pain. Chronic headaches and persistent back pain are both debilitating conditions. New findings suggest a link between the two,…

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When the Timing Is Finally Right

Christa Marie Orsino and Marcel Anthony Martino were married Sept. 28 at Lambs Hill, a mountainside events space in Beacon, N.Y. The Rev. Dr. Robert White, a Presbyterian minister, performed the ceremony. The bride, who is 55 and taking her husband’s name, is a vice president in Sugar Loaf, N.Y., for the Citizens Foundation, a…

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A Burlesque Reveals More Than Expected

Anika Steinway Chapin and Mohit Narang were married Sept. 28 at Flushing Town Hall, a performance center and events space in Queens. Michael A. Berresse, a friend of the couple who became a Universal Life minister for the event, officiated. Ms. Chapin, 36, is the artistic associate, in Manhattan, at Goodspeed Musicals, a theater company…

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Medical News Today: Alcohol and dementia risk: A complex relationship

Although alcohol has been popular for millennia, and dementia is increasingly prevalent, scientists are yet to understand the relationship between the two. A recent study sets out for answers. A new study looks at the relationship between dementia, alcohol, genes, and cognitive impairment. With dementia predicted to affect 13.9 million adults in the United States…

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What causes vulvar itching that is worse at night?

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How to Throw an Intimate Dinner at Home, the Parisian Way

Last July, at the beginning of Couture Week in Paris, the fashion designer Julie de Libran — fresh off an acclaimed five-year tenure as the artistic director of the legendary French brand Sonia Rykiel — debuted her own namesake line. She presented the first collection, which consists of 21 dresses that are available to order…

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The 39 Most Memorable Fashion Moments of the ’90s

Courtney Love and Kurt Cobain The king and queen of Seattle grunge, Kurt and Courtney were more or less the most influential couple of 1990s fashion. The Nirvana singer arguably started the entire grunge trend, with his mismatched, oversized outfits and shaggy mop of hair. Similarly, the Hole frontwoman was known for her torn, sheer…

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Nina Ricci Sent Actual Bucket Hats Down the Runway

Teeny tiny bags were the biggest things to come out of the fall/winter 2019 Paris Fashion Week circuit, thanks to Jacquemus’ now-famous Le Chiquito purses. But if Nina Ricci has its way, the latest cult-fave accessory just might be a literal bucket worn as a hat or bag—you choose. On Friday, Nina Ricci presented its…

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