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Topics: How-To Guides and Beginner
Topics: How-To Guides and Beginner
Fans of accessories, food, shoes or formal attire and more should keep their eyes on these startups.
British model and TV host Alexa Chung has been a global trendsetter for a decade, her unique look—clean lines, layers, feminine riffs on menswear—setting off such recent crazes as Peter Pan collars and brogue shoes. Her style savvy has attracted 2.3
1 | TRY AN OF-THE-MOMENT HEMLINE “A midi skirt is my jam. Floor-length is a bit too dressy for daytime, and I am not running around in a mini. It doesn’t feel very professional. Midi skirts are youthful and fun, and they make me feel comfortable.”
Interview by Jason Chen Are you the kind of lawyer I see on TV? I don’t see a courtroom. Mostly I interface with clients or in-house counsel. I do big-picture stuff for the firm—think about where we’re headed. You’re a snappy dresser. I’d say my
How much does Jenkins like his bow ties? Enough to start Rock Avenue, a tie manufacturer—and soon a full men’s clothing line.
It wasn’t fresh mist swirling about the air in Dongguan, China—it was toxins. “You couldn’t even see toward the end of the block because the pollution was on eye level,” says Yael Aflalo, who once designed clothing for Urban Outfitters and now runs R
KNOWN FOR ETHEREAL RED CARPET LOOKS, HAIRSTYLIST MARA ROSZAK BREAKS DOWN SOME OF HER MOST IN-DEMAND DOS
AGAINST EVERYTHING: ESSAYS SEPT. 6, BY MARK GREIF Following on the heels of last year’s ambitious, if somewhat clunkily titled The Age of the Crisis of Man: Thought and Fiction in America, 1933–1973, Grief’s new book collects more than a decade’s w
Interview by Jason Chen What’s your job? I run around mostly dealing with land-use policy issues. How do you like to dress? There’s not a lot of bling in city government. Functionality and economy are key. That’s a nice coat. It’s probably the
Master class There’s a fine line between dewy and sweaty. Lori Taylor-Davis, the global pro-lead makeup artist for Smashbox cosmetics, explains how to stay on the right side of clammy: Keep hydrated. During the winter, fire up that humidifier. And
1 pale pink A little less peppy than its pastel counterpart, this soft, dusty hue is easy to work into your warm-weather wardrobe, from dresses to bags to shoes. “Wear it like you would any neutral,” says Cinq à Sept founder Jane Siskin, who created
Awards season is upon us, and along with it comes the annual stress of how to dress. The phrase "creative black tie" is in vogue, and while it may seem like an oxymoron, in the advertising industry it presents an opportunity to get expressive within
Nato Thompson’s new book explores the history of how music, TV, games, and advertising have been used to influence consumers.
DIED Amy Krouse Rosenthal, prolific children’s-book author and short-film maker, at 51. In early March, Rosenthal penned an emotional New York Times Modern Love column about life after her imminent death, titled “You May Want to Marry My Husband.”
SIX YEARS AFTER a Harvard Law–educated black lawyer and her Harvard Law mixed-race husband and their two polished young daughters took up residence in the White House, a Howard-educated black advertising executive, his mixed-race Brown-alum anesthesi
Warriors among the Kwara’ae, a collection of tribal communities indigenous to the Solomon Islands, sacrificed pigs before battle. The tradition granted the combatants, so the belief went, aid from heroic ancestral spirits—like the mighty A’orama, a f
Interview by Jason Chen What do you do? Meltwater helps companies around the world monitor and analyze media about themselves, competitors, and their industries. I’m a partner overseeing the New York office’s sales team of about 75 people. Are you
THE ACTRESS AND FACE OF SMASHBOX’S NEW EYE SHADOW COLLECTION REVEALS HER SECRETS TO ALWAYS LOOKING FLAWLESS
Seven stories about women who were all set to rule the world—and how their careers shook out
A seemingly small act -- returning to normal, daily life after tragedy -- takes a great deal of courage.
AFTER WRITING SEVEN NOVELS AND three works of nonfiction, acclaimed British author Rachel Cusk began to find fiction “fake and embarrassing.” Two years ago, she explained to a British newspaper, “Once you have suffered sufficiently, the idea of makin
One expert proposes that the most effective leaders demonstrate authority through collaboration.
BELINDA LUSCOMBE Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Susan Faludi has made a career writing insightful books about gender like Stiffed: The Betrayal of the American Man. But she was floored when her own father came out as transgender. She recounts his
Participants have confidence they can sustain the nascent movement’s momentum. But racial and cultural divisions could threaten its future.
It's been a big week for Melania Trump. At last, she was awarded her first official White House portrait, but of course conspiracy and controversy followed soon after. In any case, this has been a remarkably active week for the first lady, with not
“I hope people recognize that art shouldn't ever be an afterthought in campaigns and efforts.” Gang violence. Increased danger. Murder.These are just a few of the dark words that are currently so closely associated with Chicago. To say it's not true is a lie. If you're not living it, you're hearing stories or seeing it on the news — there's no way to block it out. Stories of innocent children killed in the line of gang fire, intended murder, and fatality numbers going up each weekend. This is the harsh reality.This, partnered with the racism and inequality that seems to be increasing acr... read more
Composer, arranger and viola player Ljova lead his Kontraband to the Tiny Desk for an eclectic swirl of Western classical, jazz, tango and Eastern European and Balkan folk music.
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