Gifts That Help Slow the Pace

Advertisement Planning a wedding and getting married is stressful and exhausting; give a gift that helps make post-wedding time-off more relaxing. By Marianne Rohrlich Sept. 13, 2018 Image The wedding is over and now it’s time to slow down. What might be a helpful gift for newlyweds looking to switch up their hectic routine? Forget…

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36 Hours: 36 Hours in Lugano

Advertisement 36 Hours The capital of Ticino, Switzerland’s Italian-speaking canton, has its own distinctive culinary, wine and cultural scene, not to mention casinos and serene views across an alpine lake. Image A view of Lugano, with Lake Lugano in the distance.CreditCreditAndrea Wyner for The New York Times By Andrew Ferren Sept. 13, 2018 Lugano is…

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When Your Child Believes Meat Is Murder

Reed Mangels, a nutrition adviser for the Vegetarian Resource Group, said such conflicts are an opportunity to practice tolerance, learning how to live with and get along with people of differing viewpoints. Susan Levin, director of nutrition education for the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, a nonprofit that promotes a plant-based diet, said studies show…

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Pioneer Women Are Roaming the City

On the Friday before Labor Day Alexa Chung, the perennial “It” girl, Instagrammed a selfie wearing a floor-length, persimmon-colored dress of her own design with ruffles at the neck and a darted bodice. Her caption read: “A throwback Friday, if you will (to the 1800s).” Silky and saloon ready, Ms. Chung’s ensemble seemed a fitting…

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The Designer Making Dreamy Baroque Clothing in Her New York Apartment

Advertisement Raffaella Hanley transforms deadstock materials into enchanting, punkish confections for her label Lou Dallas. Image The designer Raffaella Hanley in her apartment, which doubles as the studio for her label, Lou Dallas.CreditCreditNicholas Calcott By Merrell Hambleton Sept. 12, 2018 The designer Raffaella Hanley has had Dolly Parton on her mind. In the days leading…

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Under the Radar, but Cranked to 11

Advertisement Kozaburo Akasaka, the Japanese men’s wear designer, isn’t chasing fashion week crowds. He’d rather rock. Image Looks from the Kozaburo show at New York Fashion Week.CreditCreditVincent Tullo for The New York Times By Matthew Schneier Sept. 12, 2018 It was dark and loud on Monday night in Ideal Glass, a performance space on East…

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