April 30, 2017

Understanding What Makes Plants Happy

Thomas Rainer and I have both been doing the botanical thing for decades; we know, and use, many of the same plants — and even much […]
April 30, 2017

On the Runway: Everything to Know About the Met Gala

Vanessa Friedman ON THE RUNWAY Officially, it’s the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute benefit, a black-tie extravaganza held the first Monday in May to raise […]
April 29, 2017

From Ghana to Hanover Square

A rarity in a business like fashion, where fairy-tale transports are most often town cars, the story of Edward Enninful, recently named the next editor of […]
April 28, 2017

My Space: John Waters’s Writing Room in Baltimore, Full of Kitsch

My Space By STEVEN KURUTZ John Waters Age 71 Occupation Film director and writer, most recently of “Make Trouble” (Algonquin) Location Baltimore His Favorite Room Mr. […]
April 28, 2017

The Sunny Escapism of the Photographer Gray Malin

“Honey, doesn’t this look just like a Gray Malin photograph?” The photographer Gray Malin says he heard an American woman loudly exclaim this to her husband […]
April 28, 2017

Social Q’s: Does a Son Need a Male Role Model?

Social Q’s By PHILIP GALANES My husband and I divorced when our son was a baby. It was messy, and my son has no contact with […]
April 28, 2017

Modern Love: The Physics of Forbidden Love

Modern Love By MALCOLM CONNER You can blame it all on Percocet. I was three days post-hysterectomy and a little loopy on painkillers. After five years […]
April 28, 2017

Fashion Report: The Peacocks of N.F.L. Draft Night

PHILADELPHIA — Deshaun Watson, the Clemson University quarterback drafted by the Houston Texans, dared to wear spiky Christian Louboutin Dandy Pik Pik shoes, which go for […]
April 27, 2017

Vows: For Two Writers, the Road Not Taken Beckons Anew

Vows By VINCENT M. MALLOZZI The path that led Michael Ruhlman to Ann Hood began in 1988 at the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference in Vermont. “I […]
April 26, 2017

California’s Marrakesh: A Country Club That’s Chic Again

PALM DESERT, Calif. — It was Jingle Mingle Night at the Marrakesh Country Club. Inside its serpentine pink walls, past the entry gazebo’s cone roof, up […]