The Designer Who References Asian Iconography and His Older Sisters’ Clubbing Phase

Advertisement In London, A Sai Ta makes vibrantly colorful, innovative women’s wear that explores his mixed heritage. Image A model wears an Americana kimono from the Asai spring 2019 collection.CreditCreditJamie Stoker By Grace Cook Sept. 19, 2018 “It’s organized chaos in here,” says the British-Vietnamese designer A Sai Ta, standing in the middle of his…

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The Big Secret of Celebrity Wealth (Is That No One Knows Anything)

Near the end of the debate between New York governor Andrew Cuomo and Cynthia Nixon, his Democratic primary challenger, one of the moderators prefaced a question to Ms. Nixon by referencing her net worth. “Given your personal wealth, reported to be in the tens of millions of dollars — ” CBS anchorman Maurice DuBois started…

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Victoria Beckham Is Reading Your DMs

Getty ImagesTristan Fewings/BFC Good morning to everyone but especially Victoria Beckham, who has lured ELLE.com to a unicorn chandelier before noon. We’re at Anabel’s, the London social club (read: party place for royals and rich kids), and though there’s much to look at—a wall covered in majolica pansies, a gilded bar with gleaming crystal cocktails—all…

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Stella McCartney and Madonna Get Their (Vegan) Kicks

Stella McCartney just slapped Madonna’s ass, and I can die now. Except I can’t, because there’s work to be done—specifically, a run-down of McCartney’s new shoes, which Madonna pronounced “comfy!” Monday night at her London boutique. Advertisement — Continue Reading Below The new kicks are Adidas Stan Smiths, stamped with tiny stars, and trimmed with…

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Why I Wear My Hanbok

The day after Donald Trump was elected in 2016, I pulled a hanbok out of my closet. I felt compelled to wear this traditional Korean garment, with its stiff collar, short top, and floor-length, empire-waist skirt, as my small statement of resistance. To some, such a gesture might read conservative, feminine, or modest, but to…

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What Do You Think About When You Get Dressed?

Personal style is what we wear, but it’s also how we put it together and why. Fashion is far more than a haphazard combination of stuff, and the thought process behind the way everything fits for a cohesive picture is worth a study. The Edit at Macy’s, a curated collection of trends and style inspiration,…

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Profile in Style: The Exacting Eye of Akris’s Albert Kriemler

Advertisement Profile in Style He has helmed the house founded by his grandmother for 40 years. Here, he shares his many inspirations with T. Sept. 19, 2018 “I grew up to the steady hum of sewing machines,” says Albert Kriemler, the creative director of his family’s 96-year-old company, Akris. Founded in 1922 by his grandmother,…

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Trilobites: Kidney Stones Are More Beautiful Than You Might Think

Kidney stones, the painful urinary deposits that affect more than 10 percent of people worldwide, are surprisingly dynamic, forming much like microscopic coral reefs, according to new research that could provide insights into how to better diagnose and treat the condition. The findings, published last week in the journal Scientific Reports, challenge assumptions by many…

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Browsing: 4 New Stores to Shop in New York

Advertisement Browsing How to dress like a Parisian tomboy or Anita Pallenberg in her heyday. Image CreditCreditWill Ellis Sept. 19, 2018 Who says retail is dying? Someone tell that to the four companies behind exciting new shops in New York. These openings, including a big and airy space in SoHo and a perfectly curated niche…

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