Fashion & Style

A Makeup Cream for 40 Winks (Wink-Wink)

Photo Credit Leann Johnson Here’s a product that seems tailor-made for dating app hookups: a beauty balm you can sleep in, from the Korean label Dr. Jart. Skin-care gurus will be apoplectic at sleeping in makeup, but the innovation is slick: The tube of Dr. Jart+ BB Night Beauty Balm ($38) dispenses little white spheres suspended in a clear gel; ...

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In a Mother’s Library, Bound in Spirit and in Print

Photo Credit Jeff Eliassen/Getty Images In late March, a few days after my mother died from cancer, I sat in a cold living room in the north of England with my two sisters as a lawyer read my mother’s last will and testament. We were told that her modest estate would be divided evenly among her three children, with one ...

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Frida Kahlo Is Having a Moment

Photo Frida Kahlo around 1950. The Mexican artist, who died in 1954, is the subject of renewed interest in books and exhibitions. Credit Hulton Archive/Getty Images She was a genius before she was a refrigerator magnet, an ace manipulator of society and media nearly a century before social media came into existence. Born in 1907, dead at 47, Frida Kahlo ...

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Angela Simmons Has Her Hands in Everything

Photo Angela Simmons with items from her Foofi clothing line in Manhattan. She has also been busy as an actor, an executive producer and a philanthropist. Credit Jennifer S. Altman for The New York Times Age 27 Hometown Hollis, Queens Now Lives In a one-bedroom apartment on the Upper West Side. “It has a walk-in closet, but I clearly need ...

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Want to Honor Mother’s Day? Take a Selfie.

Photo Credit Collage with Illustration by Abigail Gray Swartz I do not have anyone to buy a Mother’s Day gift for, but let me make a suggestion for those who do — get a selfie with your mom. It will be worth far more than any knickknack or bauble you could ever buy her or yourself. After my mom died, ...

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Bill Cunningham | Spring Luncheon – NYTimes.com

Continue reading the main story Video Bill Cunningham | Spring Luncheon At the annual event, dress and jacket in blue were favored, as was a dress with a princess line and a flower pattern. By Joanna Nikas on Publish Date May 8, 2015. 1,400 people attended the Frederick Law Olmsted awards luncheon in Central Park, raising $3.6 million. The event ...

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Jay Z and Beyoncé Want to Put You in a Vegan State of Mind

Photo Jay Z and Beyoncé at the N.B.A. All-Star Game in February at Madison Square Garden. Credit Timothy A. Clary/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images As revolutions go, the one Beyoncé and Jay Z are planning — to make the world go vegan — got off to a start somewhat more subdued than Queen Bey’s sheer Met Gala gown. Beginning Dec. ...

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With Children, Talking Money Means Talking Values

Photo Credit Illustration by Robert Neubecker When my daughter displayed her first bursts of curiosity it was merely cute. “Ah dis?” she asked, pointing at anything and everything that she did not recognize or had no words for. “Doing? Doing?” she inquired of grownups engaged in unfamiliar tasks. “Talking about?” she wondered, when the conversation went over her head. But ...

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At William Okpo, Lively Clothes That Flatter the Quiet Parts

Photo Credit Jennifer S. Altman for The New York Times The developmental milestones for a human at age 5 include drawing basic shapes, turning a somersault, using a fork and distinguishing between genders. In today’s retail climate, the most common five-year milestone for an upstart fashion house is nonexistence. For a label called William Okpo, the half-decade mark has brought ...

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Women Turn Tables on Online Harassers

Photo Alexandra Tweten shames the senders of creepy messages. Credit Amy Dickerson for The New York Times About 24 hours after joining Tinder, Ashley Brincefield, 31, a management specialist for customs in Port Tobacco, Md., began getting creepy messages. Married men propositioned her for sex. Guys lashed out if they didn’t get a reply in a timely fashion. Various men ...

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