The Last Designer

Image The designer Karl Lagerfeld backstage with a model before his spring 1983 haute couture show for Chanel in Paris. It was his first for the fashion house.CreditPierre Guillaud/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images When most people think of the word “designer,” they think of Karl Lagerfeld. They think of his dark glasses and his weird…

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Medical News Today: Transcendental meditation can help treat PTSD

Working with a cohort of young people with symptoms of PTSD and depression, researchers found that practicing transcendental meditation can help reduce or even reverse these symptoms. New evidence indicates that some types of meditation can successfully tackle mental health issues. Studies have shown that meditation practices can have a significant, positive effect on mental…

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Me & My Baguette

Before Chloé’s Paddington bag and Dior’s Saddle one, before Prada’s bowling bag and Mulberry’s Bayswater, there was the Fendi Baguette. A fanciful, hand-sewn purse that tucked under the arm like a French loaf and came in hundreds of variations, it was fashion’s first real “It” bag — and named for a carb. Introduced in 1997,…

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