T’s Wellness Guide to Milan

In Italian, “wellness” is pronounced in its untranslated English form, and generally met with a skeptical eye-roll — it’s an imported concept, and not a widely appreciated one in a nation that considers its own much-admired Mediterranean diet to be unbeatable. Yet while Italian ideas of good eating — rigid meal times, seasonal produce, high-quality…

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The New It Bag Holds One AirPod

Gone are the days of handbags that require a five-finger grip. This fall, it’s all about pinching, because Simon Porte’s minuscule Jacquemus Le Chiquito somehow got even smaller. At Paris Fashion Week, Porte presented Jacquemus’s autumn/winter collection, titled La Collectionneuse, filled with a relaxed blazers loosely-buttoned, breezy summer dresses in varying lengths, chunky high-neck turtlenecks,…

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A Tasting Menu That Makes Fewer Demands

This was dinner at Oxalis on a recent night. Clockwise from left, trout with bergamot and lovage; cured sea scallops with watermelon radish; roasted duck and sweet potato with fig-leaf yogurt; beets with marjoram in a wooden bowl; potato cakes with bay leaf and nori chips; a black-and-white dessert of caramelized white chocolate, Meyer lemon…

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At Lanvin, Trying to Recreate Desire

Image Bruno Sialelli working on his debut collection for Lanvin at the fashion house’s headquarters in Paris. CreditJulien Mignot for The New York Times PARIS — Bruno Sialelli does not look like a knight in shining armor. Clean cut and solidly built, dressed in a blush-colored sweater, checked blouson jacket, wide-cut trousers and sneakers, with…

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