What the Mullet Means Now

Lil Nas X caused a stir, as he is wont to do, when he arrived on the red carpet at MTV’s Video Music Awards last fall wearing a lavender hybrid outfit — half pantsuit and half off-the-shoulder gown — by Atelier Versace. The aim, explained the rapper, was to telegraph “a mix of masculine and…

Alyssa Shelasky Needs a Night Out

RHINEBECK, N.Y. — Alyssa Shelasky, a travel, food, parenting and sex writer, recently experimented with a new medium: composing a “Missed Connection” on Craigslist. Earlier this year, she bought a weekend home near Rhinebeck, N.Y., with her partner, Sam Russell, and she’s been trying to get settled, maybe even find a friend. “When we first…

The Sisterhood of the Stanley Tumbler

She began coveting it after seeing social media posts by Kristin Johns and Emilie Kiser, both influencers who post about motherhood. But every time Stanley restocks the tumbler, it has sold out, she said. Released every few months in batches that vary in quantity, the tumbler has been listed for as much as $100 on…

Shannon Abloh Steps Up

Ever since the unexpected death in November of Virgil Abloh, the pioneering multifaceted Black designer whose work spanned Louis Vuitton, Nike and Evian, there have been questions about what happens next — to all the projects he had planned, to his legacy, to his dreams of the future. Now there is an answer. His wife,…

The Restaurant Dress Code Is Back

One unusually warm evening in the West Village, while other New Yorkers were outside walking their dogs in sneakers and T-shirts, a family of five sat primly in the front window of a formal dining room, each of them garbed in a stylish blazer. A couple in a velvet corner booth wore suits — his…

The Look: May’s Best-Dressed List

It’s starting to look a lot like summer—style-wise, that is. After countless Covid variants, events are (finally) back in full force, and we’re happy to see our favorite celebs out in the world wearing real clothes again, like in the Before Times. Without further ado, we’ve rounded up the standout ‘fits at the hottest events…