Rites of Passage: Combing My Hair and Finding Myself

I should have been at summer camp. Instead, I was sitting in a hair salon with my mom, grandmother and a hairdresser named James Brown (the perfect name for a hairdresser who tapped into the soul of his clients). As happy campers go, I was not one of them. “Can’t I just stay home?” I…

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36 Hours: 36 Hours in Denver

In the last seven years, Denver’s population has grown by more than 100,000, a boom many new residents credit to the sunny weather, proximity to the Rocky Mountains and density of cultural attractions. With that growth has come not only construction cranes, but also improved transit systems, including a convenient new light rail line linking…

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Living With Cancer: Tackling Cancer Anxiety

Last year, right before the winter holidays, the nurse practitioner palpating my breast paused and returned to a certain spot. It was just below the port embedded in my chest that has been used for years of ovarian cancer treatment and above the scar from a previous lumpectomy. The terror that must overwhelm countless women…

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Former Cowboys Linebacker Jeff Rohrer Is to Marry Partner

Jeff Rohrer was sitting at a crowded tequila bar in West Hollywood, Calif., three years ago when Joshua Ross walked in and joined a conversation already in progress. “This guy starts bragging about playing college football, and how he would have made it to the N.F.L. if he hadn’t been injured, same old boring war…

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Reformation Launches Extended Sizing in Its Most Popular Denim Styles

On Monday, Reformation launched a collection of its best-selling denim in extended sizes 14-24. The denim was previously available only in sizes 0-12 (or waist sizes 23-31). Advertisement — Continue Reading Below The release comes after Reformation’s foray into extended sizing in March, a collaboration with model Ali Tate Cutler that carried sizes 0-22 and…

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How a Low-Carb Diet Might Help You Maintain a Healthy Weight

It has been a fundamental tenet of nutrition: When it comes to weight loss, all calories are created equal. Regardless of what you eat, the key is to track your calories and burn more than you consume. But a large new study published on Wednesday in the journal BMJ challenges the conventional wisdom. It found…

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Browsing: New and Cool in Los Angeles

What’s cooler — New York or Los Angeles? It’s always fun to debate the merits of these cultural capitals. To further arguments in favor of their city, Los Angeles fans can now tout the arrival of these new shops and labels, and New Yorkers, chagrined or not, can add them to their must-see list the…

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Domains: Amazon to Queens? Jonathan Adler is Ready

Here is what was on view on Election Day in Jonathan Adler’s company headquarters on Hudson Street in Manhattan: a bit of Brutalism; lots of organic modernism (of the sort once seen in 1960s-era Reform synagogues); a dash of Egyptian revival (but the ’70s version); scenes from the Memphis movement; references to pre-Columbian pottery, and…

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