Dion Lee RTW Spring 2021

Galleries Collection Of all the challenges expressed by designers this season, having to change the approach to design because of the inability to hold a physical show didn’t seem like an obvious one until Dion Lee mentioned it on a recent call to discuss his spring collection. “How you communicate a collection can change how you design as well,” he […]

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What to Know About the Upcoming and Final 2020 Presidential Debate

President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden are facing off for the last debate before Election Day. The politicians will participate in the second and last 2020 presidential debate on Thursday, Oct. 22, at Belmont University in Nashville. The debate will air from 9 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. EST and will be moderated by NBC News White House […]

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Got Crystals? Gem Mining Could Be Your Full-Time Job

Moonstones in Montana, amethyst and emeralds in North Carolina, garnet and quartz in upstate New York. At pay-to-dig mines around the United States, visitors can paw through piles of mine tailings to uncover crystals and gemstones on “finders, keepers” terms for as little as $10 a day. At Herkimer Diamond Mines in central New York, home to an especially clear […]

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Alice Temperley Returns Home With a New Base in Somerset, England

LONDON — Alice Temperley is going back to her roots, moving her design studio and company headquarters from London to Somerset, England, in the countryside town of Ilminster. The southwestern coastal county of Somerset, where Temperley grew up, is known for its verdant landscape, apples, cider, Cheddar cheese — and the Glastonbury music festival. It had long served as inspiration […]

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Jonathan Anderson Talks Creativity, Resilience and the End of Ivory Towers

PARIS — When Jonathan Anderson was named president of the fashion jury of the 35th edition of the Hyères International Festival of Fashion and Photography, nobody could have predicted that he would be officiating remotely due to a global pandemic. Anderson is no stranger to talent competitions. The designer, who founded his JW Anderson brand in 2008 and joined Loewe […]

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Despite Everything, People Still Have Weddings at ‘Plantation’ Sites

The resurgence of the Black Lives Matter movement this spring spelled the end for many Confederate symbols. Monuments have been removed, by vote and by force. But those symbols include the romanticized imagery of weddings on Southern “plantations,” a practice that carries on. These properties were forced work camps, where enslaved Africans and their descendants were tortured and killed. Perhaps […]

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The Comforts of Clutter

The Look 2020 Objects saved and accumulated can be a balm for uncertain times. Photographs by Leonard Suryajaya Text by Laila Lalami Except for my writing desk, where books, manuscripts, index cards and journals are piled in random fashion, I have always disliked clutter. I grew up in a large, chaotic household; at any time of day or night, someone […]

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Should You Take a Ballot Selfie?

Showing your ballot to anyone, including your Instagram followers, is against the law in New York and several other states. So … maybe not! By Valeriya Safronova In a recent Instagram video, Whoopi Goldberg fills out her New York State mail-in ballot, joining other celebrity early voters like Zoë Kravitz, Elle Fanning, Joe Jonas, Tracee Ellis Ross and Lily Collins, […]

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EXCLUSIVE: Yara Shahidi to Appear on PacSun’s Instagram Live Today, Fashion Company Pledges up to $250,000

Yara Shahidi is kicking off PacSun’s PacTalks, a biweekly Instagram Live series. The 20-year-old actress and activist will join 14-year-old fellow activist Naomi Wadler in conversation to discuss issues impacting Gen Z, youth engagement, among other topics, today at 4 p.m. PST. Future subject matters for the talks will include voting, social media, diversity and inclusion. Founded in 1980 and […]

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The Perfect Phrase for This Relentless Year

‘Inshallah’ can express hope or resignation. (Guess which one Joe Biden meant.) By Sasha von Oldershausen When Joseph R. Biden Jr. dropped the Arabic phrase “inshallah” in the first presidential debate last month, Muslim Twitter lost it. Inshallah, which means “if god wills,” can be a double-edged sword, equal parts sincere and savage. I grew up with a Muslim Iranian […]

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