The New Mom Uniform of Park Slope

In the 1950s, women across the country wore practical, button-down housedresses with tight waists and deep pockets. In the ’80s, shoulder pads were a symbol of power in the workplace, but also up and down supermarket aisles. In the aughts, moms (and their daughters) wore a whole lot of Juicy Couture velour sweatsuits. For years,…

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They Been Trill. Now the Rest of the World Is, Too.

PARIS — “We all started off envisioning ourselves as a boy band,” Heron Preston said. He, Virgil Abloh and Matthew Williams: They were young, hungry and marketing-savvy, working behind the scenes — for Kanye, for Nike — and ricocheting around the periphery of fashion and music in the hazy days of the 2010s. Under the…

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At Givenchy, a Slithery Rock Look

PARIS — Morning in the Givenchy couture salons on Avenue George V. The herringbone floors have been laid with enough baby’s breath to fill out all the bouquets in Manhattan, though the sprays have been liberally spritzed with Givenchy fragrance; baby’s breath itself doesn’t smell of much. Clare Waight Keller, Givenchy’s artistic director, has haute…

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The Artist Who Cooks Lunch for His Studio (Almost) Every Day

For the mixed-media artist Xavier Veilhan, the studio is not only a place of work, it is also a place for living. While he notes that many of his peers in the visual-art world have rejected the convention of the studio to “work on airplanes and outsource their production,” he has adopted the opposite approach:…

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Unbuttoned: New York’s Lost Department Stores

On Saturday, Henri Bendel, the department store whose brown and white stripes once defined the concept of the boutique as a carnival of gewgaws and glamour, will shut its doors for the last time. It has been a slow farewell, 24 stores blinking out like fireflies since the start of the year, culminating with the…

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An Australian Brings Americana to His New York Bar

New Yorkers have recently become accustomed to Australians’ bringing their flat whites and foodways to the city, particularly at cafes. Jason Scott, a Sydney transplant, has a different idea: He’s going to bring America to New York. Mr. Scott, 44, plans to open Gran Tivoli, an Italian restaurant, in NoLIta, in February. Peppi’s Cellar, his…

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Me Time: Acupuncture for All

Do one thing, do it well and do it affordably. That seems to be the thought behind the boutique studio boom that has given us Drybar for hairstyling, SoulCycle for indoor cycling, Skin Laundry for laser treatments, MNDFL for meditation. And now we have WTHN — dropping vowels is not just for tech start-ups these…

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In a Children’s Theater Program, Drama Over a Peanut Allergy

TURNERS FALLS, Mass. — It seemed like the perfect setting for a shy, thoughtful 10-year-old boy’s first steps on stage: a kids’ Shakespeare program that doesn’t hold auditions, guarantees everyone a substantial speaking role, emphasizes community, and excludes no one. Unless, as Mason Wicks-Lim and his mother Ali discovered, you have a life-threatening nut allergy.…

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Kiki Layne Talks Kate Spade, Hair Wraps and Red Carpet Style

Kiki Layne, breakout star of Barry Jenkins’s If Beale Street Could Talk, may just be getting started in her film career, but it feels like she’s already a pro. With a critically-acclaimed film under her belt, the 27-year old has quickly turned into a darling of the fashion industry and a red carpet fixture. Luxury…

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Medical News Today: 7 simple steps for heart health also prevent diabetes

New research suggests that following the American Heart Association’s guidelines for maintaining heart health can also drastically reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Exercising and healthful eating are among the «simple 7» guidelines that the AHA recommend. According to the American Heart Association (AHA), there are seven cardiovascular risk factors that people can…

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