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Black Behind the Wheel

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Your New Home Office May Be in the Backyard

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Milan Digital Fashion Week: Streaming Live Video

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How I Came Out About My Disability

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The 21 Fashion Brands With The Best Instagram Grids

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Los Angeles Apparel Factory Shut Down After More Than 300 Coronavirus Cases

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You Know What Else Sold Well During the Pandemic? Weed Edibles

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TikTok Star Drama Is Good for Reality TV

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Who Was That Masked Man?

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TikTok Users Respond to Potential Ban

Since Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Fox News on Monday that the United States was considering banning TikTok over ...
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What’s the Value of Harvard Without a Campus?

Dumebi Adigwe, a rising sophomore studying mathematics at Harvard University, has no idea where she is going to live. This ...
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Who Gets the Banhammer Now?

In a typical year, a good way for a company to handle an announcement it hoped to bury is to ...
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‘It Would Be Like Losing a Little Bit of Me’: TikTok Users Respond to Potential U.S. Ban

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Martha Rocha, 87, Dies; to Brazil, a Beauty Queen Denied a Crown

Martha Rocha, whose second-place finish representing Brazil in the 1954 Miss Universe pageant made her a hero in her home ...
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Environmental Activist Leah Thomas Shares the Sustainable Pieces She Loves

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Moving to New York During the Pandemic

By bridge and parkway, to country spreads and childhood bedrooms, and for short stays and permanent moves, tens of thousands ...
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Staying in New York During the Pandemic

Jim Curtis was a man in conflict this past spring as he watched the pandemic-panicked flee New York City for ...
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‘This Is Not a Boring History of Nagging Spinsters’

As the story is often told, the path to women’s suffrage began ​in Seneca Falls​ in 1848 and ended with ...
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A Glimpse Into My Son’s Magnificent Mind

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No Coronavirus Reopening for Those at High Risk

ImageCredit...Trisha KraussSummer is typically tourist season in Mendocino County, a region of Redwood forests and breathtaking seaside cliffs about 160 ...
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Reckoning With Ghosts of Social Media Past

Send questions about the office, money, careers and work-life balance to workfriend@nytimes.com. Include your name and location, or a request ...
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Brave New Arrivals

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What Happens When You’re Disabled but Nobody Can Tell

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Staying in New York

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Ziwe Fumudoh Asks: ‘How Many Black People Do You Know?’

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Helen O’Hagan, Fashion Executive Who Personified Saks, Dies at 89

Helen O’Hagan, who nurtured a generation of fashion designers as the publicity director of Saks Fifth Avenue, died on June ...
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TikTok Stars Race to Land Reality Shows

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Digital Dior. Remote Chanel. What’s Couture With No Runway?

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Shoppers Should Wear Masks. Shouldn’t Protesters, Too?

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Watch: The Paris Men’s Fashion Week Videos

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Naya Rivera, ‘Glee’ Actress, Is Missing at California Lake

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Would You Like to Come Over for Dinner … in 10 Years?

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How Everclear Became a Pandemic Favorite

You know 190-proof Everclear by reputation. The bartender’s equivalent of jet fuel, this high-octane neutral grain spirit is more than ...
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The True Story of My Marriage to a Pot

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What Does it Mean to be ‘At Home’ These Days?

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Brooks Brothers, Founded in 1818, Files for Bankruptcy

Brooks Brothers, the retailer known for dressing the great and good of the United States since 1818, filed for bankruptcy ...
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Stephen Gan Is the Latest Magazine Editor Under Fire

In mid-June, Stephen Gan, the founder and editor in chief of V magazine and the creative director of Elle, was ...
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The Boohoo Disaster, Explained

Until recently, Boohoo was one of the fastest-growing online retailers in Britain. The company is known for its $6 bikinis, ...
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Are Robots Coming for Models’ Jobs?

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Garden Design Ideas

When Bill Noble first saw the Vermont property that would become his garden, it looked overwhelming.“It was a gorgeous landscape, ...
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Designing a Garden? You’ll Need a Plan

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They Splurged on Fancy Clothes Before Quarantine. Now What?

In the weeks before the pandemic, Anthony Longhi, 28, a self-described shopaholic who’s a sales associate at Celine in Paris, ...
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A Fashion Model For the Moment

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The Best Looks From Paris Couture Fashion Week

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Randy Rainbow’s (Upper) West Side Story

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Chanel Haute Couture Is Inspired by Karl, Not Coco

While the opulence of building a enchanted forest inside the Grand Palais or constructing a monumental, thirty-foot sculpture of a ...
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What Does Simp Mean?

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Ben Folds Puts His Live-Work Sanctuary in Hudson on the Market

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Are Accessible Cosmetics the Final Frontier in Makeup Inclusivity?

In March 2010, Terri Bryant, a makeup artist and educator, began noticing slight changes to her skill set. Stiffness spanned ...
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Hostels Try to Adapt for the Covid-19 Era

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In Paris, Haute Couture Face Masks for All

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In Nick Cordero’s Death, a Reminder of Covid-19’s Unknowns

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Dior Made Tiny Haute Couture Gowns for Autumn-Winter 2021

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7 Inequities: A Weeklong Look at the Biases Women Face

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Shami Oshun’s Nude Face Masks Are the Only Makeup You Need Right Now

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From ‘Game of Thrones’ to Digital Couture

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What We Learned in 100 Days of Life Interrupted

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A Teacher Held a Famous Racism Exercise in 1968. She’s Still at it.

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Paris Couture Fashion Show Live Videos and Schedule

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Couture Fashion: Here’s What Happened

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With Department Stores Disappearing, Malls Could Be Next

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Black in America, Through a Camera

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‘I Am Here to Prove You Wrong’

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How to Make the Best Paper Planes

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The Unsung Heroes of Fashion, Now Mostly Unemployed

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This Year’s Summer Campground: Our Bedrooms and Living Rooms

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Outdoor Voices’ Sale Is the Perfect Start to the Long Weekend

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Dolce & Gabbana Unveils a Virtual Alta Moda Spectacular

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Watch Dior’s Haute Couture Fall-Winter 2021 Show From Paris

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The Shaman of Instagram

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The #Vanlife Business Is Booming

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TikTok Stars Tati and Devin Will Meet

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Jason Bolden Wants The Fashion Industry to Speak Up: «If You See Something, Say Something»

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15 Designer Sunglasses On Sale Right Now

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The Best Virtual Fourth of July Sales To Shop This Weekend

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‘Defund the Police’? Easy for You to Say

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Descendants of Suffragists Reflect on the Fight for Women’s Right to Vote

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The Boat Business Is Booming

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What’s an Autonomous Zone?

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My Other Car is a…Mercedes Camper Van?

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Meghan Markle’s Favorite Jewelry Brand Is Having a Sale Right Now

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How a Black Cowboy Became a Disinformation Target

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Revisiting a New York That Doesn’t Currently Exist

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Hydrangeas: Uncommon Varieties for Your Garden

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Gucci Launches Off the Grid, Its First Sustainable Collection

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The Real Lessons of Telfar, Kanye and the Gap

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Mask Fights: America Is Fighting Over Coronavirus Safety

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Lululemon to Buy Mirror, a Fitness Start-Up, for $500 Million

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For Lesbians, TikTok Is ‘the Next Tinder’

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