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It’s Thigh Times on the Fall 2016 Runways

Fashion February 16, 2016 0 Comments

The time might be nigh to kiss the shoulder goodbye as the It body part of fashion. Not to say that off-the-shoulder tops are out—they are surely still on the runways this week—but a new, sexier zone has caught the eye of designers: the thigh. And who better to kick off the week’s thigh times than Rihanna, a woman who…

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Bar Soap Is Back! 9 Decadent Lines That Will Make You Rethink Clean

Beauty February 16, 2016 0 Comments

To purists raised on old-school standbys like Coast and Dial, bar soap seems like an unlikely candidate for cult devotion. Yet in the creative enclaves of Brooklyn, Toronto, Los Angeles, and beyond, a growing number of modern makers have set about reinventing the utilitarian staple with equal attention to aesthetics and well-sourced ingredients. If there’s a cathartic allure for the…

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John Fraser to Open Nix This Month With Wok and Tandoori Oven

City Guide New York February 16, 2016 0 Comments

The Dovetail chef is going all-vegetarian at this new restaurant. John Fraser’s new Union Square vegetarian restaurant is called Nix. The Dovetail chef is opening this new project with former Conde Naste editorial director James Truman, who gets the splashy profile treatment in this week’s Times dining section. Truman helped open Narcissa, where Fraser is also the chef. Chipotle founder/co-CEO Steve…

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Lady Gaga’s Beauty Evolution: A Look Back at Her 13 Best Awards-Show Looks

Beauty February 16, 2016 0 Comments

At last night’s 2016 Grammy Awards, one planned performance stole the show: Lady Gaga’s tribute to David Bowie. The pairing was a natural one, given how Gaga mirrors Bowie’s success as an avant-garde, shape-shifting beauty icon who also happens to be an incredibly talented musician. The songstress first splashed onto the music scene in 2009 with fantastic dance tracks, an…

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