Cost Per Like Is the New Cost Per Wear

Twenty-four hours before leaving for a weekend trip to Miami, I went into a panic. I needed new swimsuits. New shorts. New tops. New sandals. I speed-shopped through H&M, Aritzia, and Zara, recklessly swiping my card, as if I were on my own version of Supermarket Sweep. I wasn’t preoccupied by where to go, what…

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DVF Is Officially Going Fur-Free

Joining the ranks of Gucci, Michael Kors, and Calvin Klein, Diane Von Furstenberg just became the latest fashion house to announce plans to go fur-free. The brand announced Tuesday that it has partnered with PETA and the Humane Society of the United States in order to put an end to animal exploitation in the fashion…

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36 Hours: 36 Hours in Nashville

Sunday 10) 9 a.m. Sunday Drive By While much of Nashville is still asleep (or in church), see what all the hoopla is about downtown and on Broadway without the frenzy or the hangover. Your 9 a.m. Joyride appointment with a “driver ambassador” will take you to places of your choice. Swing by Tootsie’s Orchid…

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Rites of Passage: How I Trained My Husband to Be a Dad

Nick was trying to cut a piece of squid with a butter knife in his right hand as he rocked our baby to sleep with his left while seated in a self-consciously hip tapas joint during a recent family vacation in Spain. “This is harder with a baby,” he said. “What is?” I said. “Life?”…

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Doctors: My Human Doctor

The needles go under the skin, into a layer of fat. Three times per week, for over a decade, Shirley had taken one of the pre-filled syringes from her refrigerator and injected her thighs. Then I met her. Doctors had given her a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis years earlier. The word crippled her. She’d stopped…

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A Tragedy in the Tattoo Parlor

LOS ANGELES — Now that pop stars routinely fly their favorite ink masters around the world for personal appointments and stockbrokers plunk down thousands of dollars to get the Wall Street bull etched on their arms, it can be easy to forget the days when tattoos were still considered outlaw art. Freddy Negrete learned the…

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Worldnet Is FedEx for the Fashion Crowd

When Rich took a position with the firm in New York, Mary, who had studied to be a hairdresser, took over his London post. They formed Worldnet in 1997 with some colleagues, opening offices in New York, London and Brussels, after Marken was bought out and its new owners focused on pharmaceutical shipments, which bored…

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The Top 10 Trends From Fashion Month

Advertisement The most famous faces of the ’90s returned to the runways, bike shorts are here to stay — and the beach was every designer’s favorite destination. Oct. 3, 2018 Image Shalom Harlow at Gucci.CreditKevin Tachman 1. The Return of the Supers There was a refreshing shift on the runways this season, and it had…

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