Fashion & Style

Lil Mama Instructs Us on How to Glow Up Properly

“Anybody who’s insecure might have friends who tell them what to wear and how to wear it,” she said. “They may wear all these brands because people are giving them what their perception of being fly is. They won’t glow. They’ll just be fly. But people who glow, they glow from within.” Continue reading the main story Like a glow ...

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Odell Beckham Jr. on a Nike-Powered Swing Through SoHo

Soon he was seated in the back of black Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, a touring van that resembles a fattened orca. The vehicle lurched northward, toward another event, this one at the Nike store in SoHo. Vybz Kartel’s “Fever” pulsed over the speakers. Photo At the Nike showroom in SoHo, Mr. Beckham inspects a Giants jersey. Credit Andrew White for The New ...

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Whatever Happened to Just Being Type A?

Meanwhile, Ms. Rubin gestated her eighth book. “The Four Tendencies: The Indispensable Personality Profiles That Reveal How to Make Your Life Better (and Other People’s Lives Better, Too),” out last month, is already a best seller. By mid-September, over one million people had taken Ms. Rubin’s online quiz, making her the queen of personality typing. A colleague of mine took ...

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For Madison Cox, Widower of Pierre Bergé, C’est Compliqué

In a phone interview en route to her home in Hughsonville, N.Y., Alison Spear, an architect who employed Mr. Cox, “a dear friend for 25 years,” was asked what made Mr. Cox and Mr. Odedra tick as a couple. “They’re both highly talented and accomplished gentlemen,” Ms. Spear said. “They complement each other.” Mr. Cox, the estate’s executor, declined to ...

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Wild Horses and the Inmates Who ‘Gentle’ Them

There’s a term in the horse world known as “gentling.” It refers to working with a wild horse until it becomes responsive to a trainer’s commands, meaning that it no longer wants to kick you in the face. If handled properly, it even bonds with its trainer. Gentling happens every day at the Silver State Industries ranch in Carson City, ...

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Does Anyone Actually Go Diving With a Dive Watch?

Does that mean a mechanical dive watch is nothing but a retro affectation? I always wear a dive watch on the wrist opposite a computer. First off, should the battery in the computer fail, you have a backup. Secondly, there are things an analog watch does better than a digital dive computer, such as helping time swim distances for navigation. ...

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Biking to Work, Arriving in Style

Additionally Mr. Lightman wears a cycling cap under his helmet, to help with the dreaded helmet hair. He places his backpack in his bike’s front basket, as opposed to wearing it on his back, to avoid unseemly sweat. Continue reading the main story There are downsides. “It takes some forethought to stash some stuff at work,” he said. “I just ...

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Jhené Aiko Talks Vampire Facials and IV Vitamin Drips

Every other night, I use the Method: Polish from Lancer, and I go back and forth between a few things. Alastin has a good retinol — it’s a low dose and also moisturizing. When you wake up, the texture of your skin is so soft. I also use the Circcell ABO serum on top of the retinol. It’s supposed to ...

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The Verdict on Clare Waight Keller’s Givenchy

PARIS — It takes a certain amount of gumption to hold your first show for a historic French brand in the echoing, imposing halls of the Palace of Justice, watched over by looming marble statues engaged in the eternal business of rendering judgment. Perhaps that’s why no brand had done it before. But given that everyone is issuing opinions anyway, ...

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