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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Browsing: It’s Really Time to Buy That Boiler Suit

Sure, the boiler suit is trendy: Giambattista Valli opened his show with one this spring, Hadids and Jenners sported them all summer, and Zara is stocking six iterations right now. But the bigger reason to embrace the boiler suit is that it’s especially practical for early fall, combining the slip-on-and-go effortlessness of a favorite summer…

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Modern Love: Listen: Rita Wilson Reads ‘Escaping From a Dire Diagnosis on Match.com’

More episodes ofModern Love October 3, 2018  •  23:32Listen: Rita Wilson Reads ‘Escaping From a Dire Diagnosis on Match.com’ September 28, 2018First I Met My Children, Then My Girlfriend. They’re Related. September 26, 2018  •  25:11Listen: Olivia Munn Reads ‘A Life Plan for Two, Followed by One’ September 21, 2018Pudge Will Keep Us Together September 19, 2018  • …

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The Red Cat, a Pioneering Chelsea Restaurant, Will Close

The Red Cat, an unpretentious neighborhood restaurant in Chelsea that became a destination, will close at the end of December after nearly 20 years in business. The reason is none of the usual suspects: a big rent hike, slumping traffic or the need for a costly renovation, said the chef, Jimmy Bradley. He has simply…

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Pret A Manger Starts Labeling Food With Allergens

Pret A Manger, the British sandwich chain that has become a mainstay of office lunches with the promise of freshly prepared food, will be adding information about allergens in its food after the death of a girl who ate a sandwich containing sesame seeds, an ingredient she was allergic to. In a statement on Wednesday,…

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