How Fashion Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love TikTok

As Avril Lavigne’s “What the Hell” blares, Charli D’Amelio and three Prada models stride toward the camera. The tune, from 2011, probably qualifies as a golden oldie for D’Amelio, who was about six when it hit the airwaves. The 15-year-old TikTok star was a front-row guest this season at Prada, posting several videos of herself…

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Sirio Maccioni, Whose Le Cirque Drew Manhattan’s Elite, Dies at 88

Sirio Maccioni, a Manhattan restaurateur who made Le Cirque a headquarters for Manhattan’s rich and powerful in the 1980s and ’90s, and put dishes like pasta primavera and crème brûlée on the culinary map, died on Monday in the town where he was born, Montecatini, in Tuscany, Italy. He was 88. His son Mauro confirmed…

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33 Sweet Mother’s Day Gifts For Your Wife

Even though life feels set on pause, Mother’s Day is just three weeks away and will be here before you know it. Show your wife some appreciation with the next it-book, a personal massager, or a no-brainer bouquet of beautiful flowers. After all, she deals with all of life’s curve balls, helps keep the family…

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Turn Nearly Anything Into a Meal With This Simple Sauce

Next time you head to the market to restock your canned fish, here’s something to consider: Throw some salmon into your cart along with all that tuna. According to Paul Greenberg, the expert on ocean and environmental issues who wrote “American Catch: The Fight for Our Local Seafood,” canned salmon is better than tuna, for…

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Breastfeeding May Lower Risk of Ovarian Cancer

For new mothers, breastfeeding, even for a few months, is associated with a significant decrease in the risk for ovarian cancer years down the road, a review of studies has found. The pooled analysis, in JAMA Oncology, included 13 studies with 9,973 ovarian cancer cases and 14,843 controls. After adjustment for age, race, oral contraceptive…

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What It’s Like Self-Isolating in a Studio Apartment

Paris has its garrets; London, its bedsits. In New York, it’s the studio apartment — and its grittier cousin, the tenement railroad flat — that has sheltered generations of strivers and makers. Now that New Yorkers are sheltering in place, studio dwellers would seem to be particularly challenged. But many say the years in their…

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Help! My Mask Fogs My Glasses

In many parts of the world, nearly two out of three people wear corrective eyewear. And lately, many of us have the same complaint: Wearing a mask makes our glasses fog. When we asked readers to send their questions about coronavirus, one of the most commonly asked questions was about how to solve the fogging…

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A Hill of Beans

Good morning. I’m lucky to have a grill out back, and it’s been put to good use of late: baby back ribs and beer-can chicken and hot slaw and glazed carrots and grilled peaches straight from the jar. Now it’s back to the uncomfortable chair and the rickety desk, my makeshift office a step from…

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World News Updates: Germany Begins Reopening Shops as Coronavirus Limits Ease

Here’s what you need to know: ImageShopkeepers in Leipzig, Germany, preparing on Monday to open an antique prints store for the first time since March.Credit…Sean Gallup/Getty Images Germany cautiously restarts its economy, allowing small shops to open. Across Germany, smaller stores were allowed to open their doors for the first time in nearly a month…

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The Small-Space Workout Challenge

If you’re used to hitting the gym or running in an urban park or on city sidewalks, being ordered to stay at home has required a radical rethinking of your workout. Fortunately, even before the pandemic hit, at-home exercise was gaining steam, thanks to gear-makers like Peloton and Mirror; online instruction from companies like Daily…

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