Fashion & Style

Can a Fake Tan Make You Look Thinner?

Photo Charlotte Tilbury performs a demo on how to look skinnier by applying self tanner. Credit Nina Westervelt for The New York Times Rather than roast in the sun, and in all likelihood bring on sun damage, sun spots and other hot weather woes, self-tanner has become a reliable solution for faking a bronzed glow. The formulas have been improved ...

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What if Your Environmentally Correct Shoes Were Also Cute?

Having watched their wives fret over finding the perfect “out for the day” footwear, the men decided — and why not? — to pursue shoe design. More innovative, technological entrepreneurs than fashion designers, they spent four years trying to create a shoe that would be comfortable and stylish, but also environmentally friendly. Photo The founders Roth Martin, left, and Stephen ...

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An Evening With Nas Means Caribbean Food and Heavy Beats

The S.U.V. rolled down North Eighth Street in Williamsburg and came to a stop at Pearl’s Bake & Shark. Nas and Mr. Seymour got out of the car. Even from the sidewalk you could hear soca music playing. Inside, the walls were painted pink, yellow and green, adorned with vintage boomboxes and a photo by Jonathan Mannion of the reggae ...

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Young Tony Nominee of ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ Gets Ready for His Big Day

But first an obstacle course of sorts had to be navigated. Down a couple of floors was Hugh Jackman, eager to meet the show’s stars. “It’s my second time here and I plan on coming back again with my daughter,” he tells Mr. Faist. “I’m turning into a stalker.” (The show has seen a constant stream of celebrity visitors, including ...

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At the ‘Summer White House,’ You Are Never Far From a Trump Photo

He said he used to spend summers at the club, working the occasional construction job. He waved hello to a manager passing by. “There is something very pure about this property,” he said. “It looks nothing like Mar-a-Lago.” The Bedminster club is special to the president because, unlike others that bear the family name, it was built more or less ...

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Bleecker Street’s Swerve From Luxe Shops to Vacant Stores

Like many people, Ms. Bowman believes the arrival of the first Marc Jacobs store, with its trendsetting clothes and clientele of fashion editors and celebrities like Sofia Coppola, was the tipping point. “Once Marc opened up, all the dolls wanted to be on Bleecker Street,” Ms. Bowman said. Continue reading the main story Lulu Guinness, the British handbag designer, flew ...

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Eric Goode, a New York Night-Life Impresario, Takes on Trump

Back to the Constitution. The foreign Emoluments Clause prohibits federal officials from accepting payment from foreign governments without the consent of Congress. It was written in the day when the founding fathers worried about kings trying to buy the favor of officials, and about such employees trying to make money off their positions. Continue reading the main story It hasn’t ...

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6 Polished Loafers, With an Unusual Edge

With grommets, metallics and cutouts, the classic style gets an upgrade for spring. Photo Gucci, $1,100, (212) 826-2600. Photo Givenchy by Riccardo Tisci, $1,050, (212) 650-0180. Photo 3.1 Phillip Lim, $575, (212) 334-1160. Photo Hermès, $3,750, (800) 441-4488. Photo Dior, $860, (800) 929-3467. Photo Céline, $910, (212) 226-8001. Photographs by Mari Maeda and Yuji Oboshi Continue reading the main story ...

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The Gucci Resort Renaissance – The New York Times

“Pink is very powerful. It makes you feel sweet and sexy, also if you are a man,” he offered by way of explanation. Photo Mr. Michele chose the Palazzo Pitti for the show. Credit Clara Vannucci for The New York Times Initial ideas for what might shape this collection, Mr. Michele said, had focused on the might and power of ...

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Melania Trump on Display, Dressed in Ambivalence and Armor

That’s why what she wore received so much more attention than what Ivanka Trump wore (the fascinator at the Western Wall and the weirdly bridal black tulle veil at the Vatican aside). Photo Mrs. Trump wore a black lace sheath dress by Dolce & Gabbana with a matching veil to meet the pope. Some critics wondered why the first lady ...

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