What to Cook: A Labor Day Feast

Good morning. Seventy-seven years ago, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt delivered a Labor Day radio address. “In times of national emergency,” he told the nation, “one fact is brought home to us, clearly and decisively — the fact that all of our rights are interdependent.” It was three months before the United States entered the Second…

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Venice’s Debut ‘Homo Faber’ Exhibition Promises Two Weeks of Multimedia Artisanship

Advertisement Image France’s Bettencourt-Schueller Foundation is featuring dozens of the artisans and designers it supports at Homo Faber. Here, the work of the goldsmith Nicolas Marischael and the designer Felipe Ribon.CreditCreditFelipe Ribon By Tina Isaac-Goizé Sept. 3, 2018 The world may be tilting toward A.I., but the stuff of dreams remains deeply analog. Such is…

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Rei Kawakubo Revealed (Sort Of)

This secret pragmatism is perhaps the most traditionally masculine feature of Kawakubo’s designs for men. Those who wear Comme des Garçons tend to talk about how the clothes don’t feel new, even when they are — you try on a jacket with the tags still attached and have the impression that it’s been hanging in…

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