Fashion & Style

A Night of (Mostly) Not Drinking With a ‘Drynuary’ Expert

Photo John Ore has peppered the internet with essays about Drynuary. Here, he prepares for a month without alcohol at Tanner Smith’s, a bar in Midtown. Credit Dolly Faibyshev for The New York Times Other than some exceptions here and there, John Ore has not had an alcoholic drink during the month of January in 10 years. This is part ...

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Willa Kim, Designer of Fanciful Costumes, Dies at 99

Ms. Kim’s other Broadway musicals included “Dancin’” (1978), “Tommy Tune Tonite!” (1992) and her last, “Victor, Victoria” (1995). She also worked on plays like Tom Stoppard’s “Jumpers” (1974), John Guare’s “Four Baboons Adoring the Sun” (1992) and a revival of “The Front Page” (1986). Photo One of Ms. Kim’s last projects was American Ballet Theater’s “The Sleeping Beauty,” performed in ...

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My Father, the Shapeshifter – The New York Times

Even so, the liveliest exchange in the Q. and A. session, after Ms. Faludi read an excerpt about visiting the building in Budapest where her father, a Holocaust survivor, escaped being shot by the Nazis, centered on the less weighty issue of the author’s use of pronouns in the book — “he” for every reference to her father before his ...

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Introducing the Stallone Sisters – The New York Times

“You’re in them all day, from morning rehearsals until the after-parties,” she said. The honor of Miss Golden Globe is also an openly nepotistic one. The press organization, which is made up of 85 active members, has given the role to celebrity offspring since the 1960s. Publicists typically pitch candidates, said Lorenzo Soria, the group’s president. “They will say things ...

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First, a Mixtape. Then a Romance.

“My main reaction,” he said, “was it’s a lot easier to talk to beautiful women in a bar when you’re working on a hit show.” Photo The outdoor ceremony was officiated by Marshall Goldsmith, an executive coach, with the San Jacinto Mountains in the background. Credit Jaime Kowal for The New York Times They exchanged email addresses, more an act ...

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Last-Minute New Year’s Eve Looks

Photo This Sonia Rykiel dress retails for $4,050, but you can rent it for $500. Hitting the Racks Need a last-minute New Year’s Eve look? Head to the Armarium pop-up at the Plaza Hotel before the clock strikes 12. There, fashion fairy godmothers (a.k.a. Armarium stylists) have entrance-making options like a Sonia Rykiel sequin dress ($500 rental, $4,050 retail) and ...

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For the Trumps, ‘Made in U.S.A.’ May Be a Tricky Label to Stitch

Should Mr. Trump make good on such promises, he would take aim at not only his own brand, but his daughter’s as well. Continue reading the main story Mr. Trump doesn’t stand to lose much. While his goods are largely manufactured overseas, most of his retail ventures have gone the way of Trump vodka and steaks. And what products can ...

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An App to Help Black Women With Hair Care

Photo Jennifer Lambert, left, and Jihan Thompson are the founders of Swivel, a beauty booking app that connects minority women with salons that know how to care for textured hair. Credit Yana Paskova for The New York Times It’s a bewildering irony to leave a hair salon looking worse than when you arrived. “It’s when you put your hair in ...

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The Women Who Met Hillary, and Spotted a Future Political Star

Ms. Piercy, representing the league, went on to attend the Republican and Democratic conventions in 1972, a key inflection point for female activists. “We realized that the only way we could be accepted as equals was to be in office,” she said. “But the parties were not interested in cultivating women. So we realized we would have to train them ...

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Wintering the Danish Way: Learning About Hygge

“We talk about it constantly,” Mr. Wiking said. “I’ll invite you over for dinner and during the week we’ll talk about how hyggelig it’s going to be, and then during the dinner we’ll talk about hyggelig it is, and then during the week afterwards, you’ll remind me about how hyggelig Saturday was.” (The adjectival form of the word is pronounced ...

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