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    The Rise and Fall of Yik Yak, the Anonymous Messaging App

    The Rise and Fall of Yik Yak, the Anonymous Messaging App


    The app, which shut down in April, was plagued by bad press from the beginning, earning itself a reputation as a place for racism, sexism, bullying and bomb...

    The app, which shut down in April, was plagued by bad press from the beginning, earning itself a reputation as a place for racism, sexism, bullying and bomb threats.
    The Look: Capturing Love, It’s the Brooklyn Way

    The Look: Capturing Love, It’s the Brooklyn Way


    Love isn’t always black and white, and photographer Andre Wagner shows the range of the emotion through his gray-scale...

    Love isn’t always black and white, and photographer Andre Wagner shows the range of the emotion through his gray-scale images.
    Encounters: Two Etiquette Experts Take On New York

    Encounters: Two Etiquette Experts Take On New York


    Lizzie Post, left, and Kelly Williams Brown on the No. 6 train. The friends set out to assess and discuss the state of modern manners in a variety of settings around New York...

    The author of “Adulting” and Emily Post’s great-great-granddaughter discuss manners at a museum, on the subway, at a co-working space and at a restaurant.

    Party Coverage: Scene City: Ballerinas and Top Cops


    Benefits took place recently for the American Ballet Theater, the Whitney Museum, the New York City Police Foundation and the Holy Apostles Soup...

    Benefits took place recently for the American Ballet Theater, the Whitney Museum, the New York City Police Foundation and the Holy Apostles Soup Kitchen.
    Critic's Notebook: Melania Trump on Display, Dressed in Ambivalence and Armor

    Critic's Notebook: Melania Trump on Display, Dressed in Ambivalence and Armor


    Mrs. Trump wore a black lace sheath dress by Dolce & Gabbana with a matching veil to meet the pope. Some critics wondered why the first lady chose to cover her head at the Vatican but not in Saudi Arabia, where most Muslim women wear...

    Nine days, five countries, and more than a dozen outfits: the first lady makes a statement abroad.
    Melania Trump’s International Style

    Melania Trump’s International Style


    The first lady wore modest outfits (and many belts) on her first trip overseas since the...

    The first lady wore modest outfits (and many belts) on her first trip overseas since the inauguration.
    Party Coverage: Scene City: Ballerinas and Top Cops

    Party Coverage: Scene City: Ballerinas and Top Cops


    Benefits took place for the American Ballet Theater, the Whitney Museum, the New York City Police Foundation and the Holy Apostles Soup...

    Benefits took place for the American Ballet Theater, the Whitney Museum, the New York City Police Foundation and the Holy Apostles Soup Kitchen.
    Vows: For Two Runners, Married Life Begins at Mile 6

    Vows: For Two Runners, Married Life Begins at Mile 6


    On May 20, Krissa Cetner and Alex Salazar were married at Mile 6 of the Brooklyn half marathon in Prospect...

    Krissa Cetner and Alex Salazar exchanged vows just about halfway through a half marathon in Brooklyn.
    Modern Love: Wanting Monogamy as 1,946 Men Await My Swipe

    Modern Love: Wanting Monogamy as 1,946 Men Await My Swipe


    They met on Bumble and fell into a fun, one-night-a-week, nonexclusive routine — until she realized she liked...

    They met on Bumble and fell into a fun, one-night-a-week, nonexclusive routine — until she realized she liked him.
    The Second Biggest Fashion Show in Cannes

    The Second Biggest Fashion Show in Cannes


    Paris Hilton and her boyfriend, Chris Zylka, walking the runway at the Philipp Plein cruise collection show, which was held during the Cannes Film...

    Philipp Plein brings his cruise show to his home on the Riviera, complete with Paris Hilton and crystal-embedded booty shorts.
    The Philipp Plein 2018 Cruise Collection

    The Philipp Plein 2018 Cruise Collection


    The show was held in Cannes, France, piggybacking on the glamour from the nearby film...

    The show was held in Cannes, France, piggybacking on the glamour from the nearby film festival.
    Balenciaga, Fashion’s Original Provocateur

    Balenciaga, Fashion’s Original Provocateur


    The “Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion” exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum in...

    A new exhibition at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum pays homage to the designer who inspired generations of rule breakers.
    David Leavitt’s Tweets About Manchester Leave a Bad Taste

    David Leavitt’s Tweets About Manchester Leave a Bad Taste


    Ariana Grande in Beverly Hills, California, in August. A bombing at her concert in Manchester, England, on Monday left 22 people...

    For one online personality, rushing to post Ariana Grande jokes had immediate consequence. Coca-Cola is one brand he will no longer be paid to plug.
    Scouting Report: Let the Memorial Day Countdown Begin

    Scouting Report: Let the Memorial Day Countdown Begin


    On Friday, Gurney’s Montauk will open the Fashion Collective at Gurney’s for the...

    If you’re heading to the East End of Long Island, you’re in for a retail treat, with a slew of shopping events planned for this weekend.
    Critical Shopper: What Happened to J. Crew?

    Critical Shopper: What Happened to J. Crew?


    J. Crew’s store at 30 Rockefeller Plaza. Not long ago, the brand thrived; now the company is in...

    How we fell out of love with a company that once showed us how to dress.
    Anna Sui Gets a Degree, and Her Due

    Anna Sui Gets a Degree, and Her Due


    Anna Sui at the commencement ceremony with the New School president, David E. Van Zandt, left, and the provost, Tim...

    The designer, beloved for her memorable New York shows, has a full-scale retrospective opening this week at the Fashion and Textile Museum in London.
    Browsing: 5 Ways to Make a Splash This Summer

    Browsing: 5 Ways to Make a Splash This Summer


    These new swimwear labels are under the radar and all but guaranteed to generate...

    These new swimwear labels are under the radar and all but guaranteed to generate “likes.”
    Unbuttoned: The Lessons of Rihanna

    Unbuttoned: The Lessons of Rihanna


    Rihanna, center, was honored at the Parsons School of Design benefit this...

    The singer has gone from fashion plate to fashion force in under five years. But is her success a new paradigm or a paradox?
    Rihanna’s Style Through the Years

    Rihanna’s Style Through the Years


    A look at the singer’s journey from red carpet newcomer to fashion...

    A look at the singer’s journey from red carpet newcomer to fashion icon.
    Losing Their Clothes, Finding Themselves

    Losing Their Clothes, Finding Themselves


    “What’s Underneath” is a multimedia platform organized by Lily Mandelbaum, left, and her mother, Elisa...

    A new book and multimedia platform encourage women to shed their hangups about societal norms of beauty.
    Fendi’s Gift to Rome: A Sculpture Shaped Like a Tree

    Fendi’s Gift to Rome: A Sculpture Shaped Like a Tree


    Giuseppe Penone, an Arte Povera artist, watching his sculpture “Leaves of Stone” being hoisted into place. Fendi, the Italian fashion house, is giving the artwork to the city of...

    The bronze and marble work, “Leaves of Stone,” was created by Giuseppe Penone and sits outside a downtown palazzo owned by the fashion house.
    Skin Deep: Microblading, Tattoos, Extensions: The Answer to an Easier Morning

    Skin Deep: Microblading, Tattoos, Extensions: The Answer to an Easier Morning


    Dominique Bossavy is known for her skill in semipermanent makeup. One client said: “My husband still doesn’t know exactly what I had done. When he came home, he asked if I got...

    Semipermanent makeup has become one of the biggest trends in beauty as many women go to greater lengths to look as if they #wokeuplikethis.