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They Are: Cramming for Finals

Kylie Jenner is allegedly studying for finals (she emphatically denied high school dropout status recently).

They are...doing their own nails.

They Are: Doing Their Own Nails

An investigation exposed the unethical labor practices that keep virtually every nail salon in the city operational. Suddenly, anyone with fresh, unchipped nails winced with pangs of guilt.

Mexico City, City File

City File: Mexico City

The biggest metro area in the Western Hemisphere and the world’s largest Spanish-speaking city boasts a thriving cultural atmosphere and diverse, expanding and trendy dining and shopping scenes. Renovation projects are adding luster to wealthy old bastions like Polanco, La Roma and Ciudad Juárez. Growing gentrification is also nourishing fashion, as the city attracts professionals […]

New York City Ballet Costumes

Tutus and Tartan: An Exclusive Look at the Costumes of New York City Ballet’s ‘La Sylphide’

NYCB will stage the historic ballet for the first time at its spring gala on May 7. Those behind the costumes disclose the intricate logistics required to pull off the storied fairytale.

Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan.

City File: Baku

With its new money, new architecture and luxury shops, the capital of Azerbaijan is often likened to Dubai. But this city is as rich with history as it is with megafashion names like Tom Ford and Harvey Nichols. Here, oil royals rule, and old and new form a lively patchwork. Retail, the arts and sports […]

Obsessive Creative

Books for Mother’s Day: The Mother Lode

Mothers are in luck this season with a bounty of books for their big day that will charm and amuse and may even make them better informed.

The "Buzz in the Meadow" cover.

Dave Goulson Publishes New Book, ‘A Buzz in the Meadow’

Naturalist Dave Goulson is letting his small farm in France go back to nature.

Cromeleques dos Almendres

The Duchess of Cadaval’s Tips for Visiting Évora, Portugal

The Duchess of Cadaval’s lists her key tips for traveling to Évora, Portugal.

"Quiproquo" cocktail dress, Christian Dior (French, 1905–1957) for House of Dior (French, founded 1947), 1951; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Mrs. Byron C. Foy, 1953 (C.I.53.40.38a-d)

Chinese Arts Examined at the Met

Visitors heading to this spring’s “China: Through the Looking Glass” exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute are in for a multisensory experience.