America Stress-Bought All the Baby Chickens

For chicken hatcheries, the weeks leading up to Easter are always the busiest. Spring is in the air for people ...
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Panic Buying Comes for the Seeds

On a recent Sunday, after I’d completed my push-up challenge, counted my rolls of toilet paper and sketched out a ...
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An Actual Virus Sobers the Goofy Age of ‘Going Viral’

Virginia Woolf, laid up with the flu, wrote that: “the merest schoolgirl, when she falls in love, has Shakespeare or ...
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At Two Fashion Resale Warehouses, Workers Fear for Their Safety

At the RealReal warehouses in Secaucus and Perth Amboy, in New Jersey, there is a backlog. Used designer clothing, handbags ...
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How the Fashion Industry Is Stepping Up to Fight Covid-19

While the coronavirus has upended the entire world, the fashion industry is feeling the affects hard. Over the past few ...
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17 Cheap Summer Dresses You Won’t Mind Sweating In

Nothing makes you feel more summery than your favorite dress. And nothing makes you love your favorite dress more than ...
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Jenny Polanco, Fashion Designer with a Caribbean Palette, Dies at 62

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Love Letter: Countless ‘Goodbyes’ From the Front Lines

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16 ELLE Editors On The Biggest Shoe Trends of Summer

Brother Vellies brothervellies.com $435.00 "Much like my colleagues, I am on the '90s minimal train and just can't get off ...
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We All Need a Gammy in Our Lives Right Now

Last June, “Red Table Talk” tackled the subject of polyamory. Adrienne Banfield-Norris, one of the hosts, said that she thought ...
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Three Cheers for Social Distancing

A few weeks ago, Enrico Barberis Negra was unwinding with a glass of prosecco in his apartment outside of Milan ...
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Black Women Learn to Braid While Social Distancing

Niani Barracks usually tends to clients at a salon in Detroit, but now that she must stay indoors because of ...
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When Romance Is a Scam

Ellen Floren was not looking for love.The criminals who lured her into an online scam last summer approached her not ...
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In the U.S., Luxury Brands Board Up the Store

In Shanghai, day-to-day life for many luxury retailers has started — slowly — returning to normal. After almost two months ...
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On the Front Lines of a Pandemic, ‘I Love You’ Can Mean ‘Goodbye’

“I love you,” I said to my wife. Then, quietly: “Goodbye.”It was 6 a.m. and I was getting up for ...
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QVC: Quarantine, Value, Convenience

After Governor Tom Wolf ordered all “non-life-sustaining” businesses in several counties in Pennsylvania to shutter last week — as one ...
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The Perfect Window for a First Impression

Arian Agrawal and Arjun Naskar had dozens of mutual friends at M.I.T. in Cambridge, Mass., many of them Indian-American like ...
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Reinventing Easter, Passover and Other Holiday Meals in a Time of Limits

Over the next several weeks, Americans will conduct virtual Seders, cook Easter brunch for just one or two, enjoy scaled-down ...
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Viral Challenges Are What’s Keeping Us Occupied

In the past two weeks, Instagram has been overrun with viral challenges.On Tuesday, thousands of teenagers began posting unflattering photos ...
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How Should I Do Laundry Now?

Now that millions of Americans are being advised to stay at home as much as possible to help limit the ...
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Things to Do in N.Y.C. This Weekend While Staying Inside

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I Was an Accidental Playboy Pinup

The makeup artist spends two hours perfecting your makeup — MAC’s Blankety and Faux lipstick over Spice lip liner, the ...
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10 Rihanna-Approved Birthday Outfits For Every Type of Party

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Ralph Lauren Donates $10M to COVID-19 Relief

Today, the Ralph Lauren Corporate Foundation announced that it will be donating $10 million to help those affected by the ...
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GoFundMe Confronts Coronavirus Demand

When the governor of Connecticut ordered all restaurants in the state to close on March 16, Colt Taylor quickly applied ...
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18 Cookbooks for Comfort

In the age of Google, when practically every recipe imaginable is just a few clicks away, real-life cookbooks are often ...
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The Least Our Freeloading Son Could Do Is Practice Social Distancing

My wife and I have a 25-year-old son who has sadly failed to launch. He lives in a shared apartment ...
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Should We Still Go Shopping (Online)?

Every day, since late last week, the emails have been landing in my inbox. “New Sale Markdowns!” “Enjoy an additional ...
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You Are Your Safest Sex Partner. Betty Dodson Wants to Help.

What does it take to make Gwyneth Paltrow blush? Not much more, it turns out, than some explicit coaching on ...
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16 Postpartum Swimsuits That Cater to New Moms

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W Magazine Goes on Hiatus, Furloughs Much of Its Staff

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How to Sleep With Coronavirus Anxiety

Many people spend their nights now tossing and turning, struggling to unglue from the constant scroll of coronavirus news updates.But, ...
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A Sewing Army, Making Masks for America

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21 Summer Trends We’re Already Seeing on Instagram

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Gap Inc. Pledges to Make Masks, Gowns, and Scrubs for Healthcare Workers

With hand sanitizer and surgical masks becoming increasingly scarce due to the rapid spread of the coronavirus, some of fashion's ...
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Nextdoor Pivots to Neighborliness

“I’m 84 years old, so staying confined to the house for protection,” wrote Marcia Savin, a children’s book author and ...
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New York Nightlife Goes Online

Last Saturday night, when all of New York City’s bars and clubs were closed, DJ Physical Therapy set up a ...
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Kristen Stewart’s Style Evolution

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Couples Have a Working-From-Home Revelation: That’s What You Do All Day?

It felt like a fat soccer ball to the stomach when my friends asked over drinks — back in January — ...
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‘A Week of Snow Days’? Ha! Families Deal With Cabin Fever

Anita Tandon and Sujit Chakravarthy, parents of three young children, ages 3 months to 7 years old, have taken extreme ...
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The Dos and Don’ts of Online Video Meetings

In the age of coronavirus, many of us have transformed overnight from office workers into telecommuters. And we are increasingly ...
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Nashom Wooden, Downtown Denizen, Is Dead at 50

The messages began pinging around Instagram around noon on Monday.Nashom Wooden, an omnipresence on New York’s gay bar and club ...
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When Fashion TV Becomes an Anthropological Treasure

There is no live fashion to look at now. No shows; no red carpets; not really any street style. The ...
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Wait … How Do We Live Together?

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Anna Wintour and Tom Ford Are Creating a Fashion Rescue Fund

Fashion is no longer just waiting for the government to swoop in and save it.Seventeen years ago, in the time ...
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How to See the World When You’re Stuck at Home

The other day, anxious in my desk chair, I became a virtual traveler, staring at photos of public spaces abandoned ...
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For Drive-In Theaters, an Unexpected Revival

Jen Philhower, 48, a part-time office manager in Austin, Texas, is one of the many Americans adjusting to almost every ...
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A Cake to Bring Comfort (to Parents and Kids)

My family’s color-coded, Google-calendar lives were upended two weeks ago when our daughters’ school abruptly closed, and my husband and ...
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Instead of Tearing It Down, They Rescued It

When Mike and Kari Zazzara began looking for a home where their family could spread out in Marin County, Calif., ...
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Coronavirus Makes Daily Life Confounding. Here Are Some Answers.

How to stay safe. How to protect others. How much risk to take when the smallest act can be a ...
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LVMH and Kering to Provide Millions of Surgical Masks to France

Victor VIRGILEGetty Images As the cases of coronavirus climb higher each week, fashion companies have ramped up their efforts to ...
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From White Gloves to Latex, the Doormen of New York

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Goop Launches an Activewear Line With Proenza Schouler

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The Medical ID Bracelet That Doesn’t Look Like One

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The Coronavirus Bailout: What About Stores and Clothing?

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Shopping for Dining Chairs

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In Seattle, It Started With Panic. Then the Deeper Anxiety Set In.

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Christian Siriano and Dov Charney Are Making Masks and Medical Supplies Now

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‘Zoombombing’: When Video Conferences Go Wrong

Zoom has become the default social platform for millions of people looking to connect with friends, family, students and colleagues ...
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15 Summer Boots That Don’t Require a Pedicure

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10 Binge-Worthy Art Podcasts in the Age of Coronavirus

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Anthropologie Is Taking 25 Percent Off Its Entire Site This Weekend

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Love Letter: Too Much Time Together, and Apart

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How Marie Kondo Declutters During a Pandemic

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An Impromptu Wedding, Social Distancing Included

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Daniel Radcliffe Does Not Have Coronavirus

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Young Adults Come to Grips With Coronavirus Health Risks

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As Economy Is Upended, Marie Kondo Drops a Workplace Book

Marie Kondo, the tidying expert and best-selling author, has a new book, “Joy at Work,” that takes her trademarked method ...
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How to Have a Successful Virtual Happy Hour

This past Monday, on a whim, Jackie Summers, a liquor-brand owner, put out a call on Twitter for people to ...
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The Most Crucial Tools for WFH: Kindness, and a Piece of Tape

Send questions about the office, money, careers and work-life balance to workfriend@nytimes.com. Include your name and location, even if you ...
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How Crown Princess Marie-Chantal of Greece Spends Her Sundays

In 1985, Marie-Chantal Miller was a sophisticated high school student who had just started interning with Andy Warhol, when a ...
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The Spring Gala Season Has Been Canceled (or Postponed)

Amy Gross had been looking forward to a party that would rival the luster of the Save Venice ball last ...
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Figuring Out Work and Family in the Age of Coronavirus

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T’s Guide to Staying at Home, and Making the Best of It

Now that we’re nearly through the work week, and school week, the uncanniness of the current moment has set in ...
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Policeman. Reality Star. Recent Ex-Boyfriend.

For most of the last two years, Sean Larkin has worked six days a week — four days in the ...
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Kerby Jean-Raymond Is Supporting Communities Affected by Coronavirus

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People Are Dying. But What About My Basketball Tournament?

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True Tales of Quarantined Socializing

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Love Is Blind in Quarantine

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Handling Your Kid’s Disappointment When Everything Is Canceled

As coronavirus continues to spread across the globe, we’re working to answer the questions on many parents’ minds. This is ...
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Plight of Retail Workers During Coronavirus: ‘I’m Scared to Go to Work’

The Macy’s in Manhattan’s Herald Square opened its doors to customers at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, as planned.Dozens of employees ...
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If You Need a Distraction, Nordstrom is Offering 25% Off Site-Wide

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Which Clothing and Beauty Stores Have Closed?

When President Trump declared a state of emergency over the novel coronavirus on Friday, many clothing and beauty retailers began ...
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New York City Is Social Distancing

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Just One Eye Has X-Ray Vision

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Food, a Basic Pleasure, Is Suddenly Fraught

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Is It OK to Take a Walk?

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They Eloped on the Way to Their Wedding

Brad Wilson walked out of his Manhattan apartment building and straight, it seemed, into an Isaac Asimov thriller.“Brooke, if we ...
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From Zoom University to the Zoom Party

On Sunday afternoon, Eleanor Dolan celebrated her 17th birthday in Minnesota with 20 of her closest friends. They listened to ...
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I’ll Be Panic-Buying Everlane’s $50 Jeans Today

Like a good neighbor, Everlane has always been there for us. When we were on the hunt for a flattering ...
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The Last Workout

Mayor Bill de Blasio wasn’t the only New Yorker who squeezed in an 11th-hour workout before gyms shut down in ...
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The Mask

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Samantha Mathis, Self-Isolating Downtown

The actor Samantha Mathis departed Los Angeles on a trial basis a decade ago, to see if she could make ...
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The Met Gala Has Been Postponed ‘Indefinitely’

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The Evolution of Bridal Style Through the Years

1942 Brides in the early 1940s were married during the war effort, so their outfits reflected the time's austerity. Women ...
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LVMH Is Using Its Factories to Produce Hand Sanitizer to Fight Coronavirus

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Jennifer Lopez On How She’s Quarantining, Her New Shoe Line, and Working From Home

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American Teenagers Are Declaring ‘Virginity Rocks’

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