Fashion weeks have been happening around the world for almost two straight months. They started with the men’s wear shows in January, which were followed by the couture shows, which were followed by the four consecutive fashion weeks in New…Read More
Beauty’s New Queen of N.S.F.W.
Designers know what they’re getting when they work with Isamaya Ffrench, the makeup artist and founder of the makeup line Isamaya — and it’s never “French girl” beauty or “no-makeup makeup,” fashion week clichés for designers who prefer that beauty…Read More
Putting Black Design in a Spotlight
This article is part of our Design special section on how the recent push for diversity is changing the way the world looks. Even when Tione Trice was a child in Atlanta in the 1990s, he nurtured a love for…Read More
I Send My Brother Cash for Emergencies, but He Spends It on Vacations. Help!
My brother and his wife live on a fixed income. They make ends meet by doing grocery shopping for a food-delivery service. I don’t believe they have any savings. (Their current financial situation seems much different from their previous marriages:…Read More
‘Media Men’ Lawsuit Ends in a Settlement
More than five years after the creation of a crowdsourced Google spreadsheet that included anonymous allegations of sexual misconduct against prominent men in the media industry, the author Stephen Elliott, who was named in the document, has reached a settlement…Read More
The Moment They Knew: Friends for Two Weeks, and ‘Then I Decided’
Ryan Walker-Hartshorn and Logan Hasson met at the end of May 2020, as protests after the killing of George Floyd were just getting underway across the country. After participating in a demonstration in Brooklyn, Mr. Hasson was eager to know…Read More
Where’s the Snow? Snowboarding Brands Are Trying to Find Out for Themselves.
Brands are changing their strategies and entering policy debates, as climate change continues to upend the snowfall calendar. The chairlift at Big Snow, an indoor snow arena located inside the American Dream mall in East Rutherford, N.J., where “every day…Read More
He Even Recommended a Dentist
Catherine Ann Lukaszewski was on a small side street in Los Angeles, looking for the Saint Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral, when she met Steven James Whalen who was looking for the same. It was November 2016, and they were participating…Read More
Pharrell Threads the Needle
Earlier this month at the Grammys, Pharrell Williams hit the red carpet in a striking look: an Ernest W. Baker quilted red leather tracksuit under a faux fur jacket, pointy black boots and diamond-rimmed teardrop-shaped glasses by Tiffany. It was…Read More
Yes, Your Something Borrowed Can Be the Wedding Dress Itself
Lundyn Carter had only been shopping for her wedding dress for a few days, but she was already frustrated by the process. “I noticed a lack of diversity in sizes and styles and this added pressure to make a decision…Read More