Junk Food at Monticello? Alice Waters Helps Lead a Revolution

Alice Waters made her first pilgrimage to Monticello in 2011. Long an admirer of Thomas Jefferson, she marveled at the gardens full of heirloom varietals, like Tennis Ball lettuce and Marseilles fig, and paid homage to the man who praised small farmers as “the most valuable citizens,” Americans who are “tied to their country and…

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Massachusetts Orders 4-Month Ban on Sale of All Vaping Products

Massachusetts on Tuesday went further than any other state in trying to keep e-cigarettes out of consumers’ hands, with its governor declaring a public health emergency and ordering a four-month prohibition on the sale of all vaping products. Hours later, Juul Labs, the e-cigarette company that has become synonymous with vaping, said that it had…

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The Truth About Olivier Rousteing

Lately it is starting to seem a truth universally acknowledged that any fashion brand in possession of a good story must be in want of a documentary. Dior has one. So do Valentino, Vogue, Tiffany & Co., Manolo Blahnik, Gucci, Dries Van Noten and Zac Posen (to name a few). Ferragamo is getting one. Ralph…

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Big Spider Love: The Brooch That Ate Brexit

On Tuesday, while announcing the British Supreme Court’s unanimous ruling that Prime Minister Boris Johnson had illegally suspended Parliament, Lady Brenda Hale — the court’s first female president — wore a brooding fantastical diamanté spider brooch. Its exact species was up for debate, though many social media observers thought the animal shape on the left…

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All the Chicest Looks from Paris Fashion Week

Paris Fashion Week is in full swing and it is fashion’s raison d’être. As one of the top style capitals in the world it boasts all the chicest brands like Chanel and Christian Dior, and more. Click through to see ELLE.com’s favorite looks, and make sure to check back as we add to our gallery…

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Cats Like People! (Some People, Anyway)

In the perennial battle over dogs and cats, there’s a clear public relations winner. Dogs are man’s best friend. They’re sociable, faithful and obedient. Our relationship with cats, on the other hand, is often described as more transactional. Aloof, mysterious and independent, cats are with us only because we feed them. Or maybe not. On…

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Medical News Today: 12 home remedies for heat rash

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Everlane’s ReCashmere Line Is Made From Old Sweaters

Courtesy The ReCashmere Crew — Golden Palm everlane everlane.com $95.00 Shopping brand new is a struggle for those of us who want to glare at the president during a climate summit, nor is easy to sustainably shop on a budget. That makes Everlane one of my favorite brands (see here, here and here as proof).…

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Would You Like a Tiny Fish With That?

Consider the anchovy. That’s what Nick Perkins, a chef and the owner of Hart’s in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn, would like you to do should you visit his restaurant and desire a burger. The only item on the menu that does not change with the season or the day of the week, it is…

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Weeknight Dinner Around the World

Bangkok, Thailand Wasa Khuhaprema, center, prepares dinner for her family, including her parents, with help from her two young sons; the boys cook at least one night a week. This night, they ate an omelet with carrots, stir-fried minced pork and eggplant, and southern Thai sour curry with cauliflower. Family members are expected to clean…

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