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    Do You Take This Robot …

    Do You Take This Robot …


    Today we fall in love through our phones. Maybe your phone itself could be just as...

    Today we fall in love through our phones. Maybe your phone itself could be just as satisfying?
    Why Do We Hurt Robots?

    Why Do We Hurt Robots?


    They are like us, but unlike us, and both fearsome and easy to...

    They are like us, but unlike us, and both fearsome and easy to bully.
    The Look: From MySpace to the Streets of Lagos

    The Look: From MySpace to the Streets of Lagos


    Henry Uche, also known as GothicHenri, calls himself a vampire. In conservative Nigeria, his manner of dress and musical taste draw...

    Rock music has emerged from the digital underground in Nigeria.
    What’s So ‘Indecent’ About Female Pleasure?

    What’s So ‘Indecent’ About Female Pleasure?


    Lora DiCarlo, the company behind the Osé sex toy shown above, was stripped of an award at CES. Its products were deemed “immoral, obscene, indecent, profane or not in keeping with CTA’s...

    A consumer technology innovation award was revoked from a company that makes a hands-free sex toy. The reason, some believe, is that the product is made for women.
    At Louis Vuitton, Michael Jackson Forever

    At Louis Vuitton, Michael Jackson Forever


    Louis Vuitton men’s, fall...

    There was a rhinestone-glove invitation and a “Billie Jean” set. But Virgil Abloh said the star inspired the layered gray suits and skirt-trousers.
    Rick Owens Offers Respect

    Rick Owens Offers Respect


    Rick Owens men’s, fall...

    The designer’s fall men’s collection acknowledges the ’70s visionary Larry LeGaspi.
    Vetements, Evolving

    Vetements, Evolving


    Vetements, fall...

    Demna Gvasalia’s brand has changed fashion. But for fall, it seems to be stuck in T-shirt and hoodie mode.
    Modern Love: My Relationship Guru Is a 14-Year-Old Girl

    Modern Love: My Relationship Guru Is a 14-Year-Old Girl


    As a queer, closeted teenager, I had to learn about romance from the sidelines. A decade later, I’m still struggling to get in the...

    As a queer, closeted teenager, I had to learn about romance from the sidelines. A decade later, I’m still struggling to get in the game.
    5 Places: Five Places to Visit in London

    5 Places: Five Places to Visit in London


    Dalston in East London has an edgy art scene that includes the Hang-Up...

    In the East London neighborhood of Dalston, subterranean fashion shops, eclectic restaurants and a hopping indie music scene make for an unexpected slice of the city.
    Rites of Passage: The Other Talk

    Rites of Passage: The Other Talk


    “You are going to have to work 10 times harder.” This is how my father prepared me for being black in...

    “You are going to have to work 10 times harder.” This is how my father prepared me for being black in America.

    You Asked: Are Reusable Feminine Cloths Safe?


    Reusable menstrual pads are often tolerated just fine. But stay away from sea...

    Reusable menstrual pads are often tolerated just fine. But stay away from sea sponges!
    An Australian Brings Americana to His New York Bar

    An Australian Brings Americana to His New York Bar


    Peppi’s Cellar, in NoLIta, is the first New York bar from Jason Scott, whose bars in Sydney, Australia, have shown a marked American...

    Peppi’s Cellar is the first bar in the city from Jason Scott, whose enthusiasm for the United States shows in his Sydney bars.
    Model Mom

    Model Mom


    Wendy Leon made her debut in front of the camera at the age of...

    At 72, Wendy Leon steps out from behind the scenes to vamp in her son’s Kenzo ad campaign.
    Field Notes: She Watches Weddings, One Click at a Time

    Field Notes: She Watches Weddings, One Click at a Time


    Genevieve de Manio standing before several of her favorite images in her office in Carlisle, Mass. Ms. de Manio has photographed more than 475 weddings in the past 22 years. She said she takes about 5,000 photos per...

    The photographer Genevieve de Manio said, “A truly good image stirs something in you when you see it, a feeling of adoration, love, sorrow, joy, hope, or surprise.”

    They Been Trill. Now the Rest of the World Is, Too.


    Heron Preston showed his collection Tuesday in Paris. He, Virgil Abloh and Matthew Williams now find themselves at fashion’s...

    Heron Preston showed his collection Tuesday in Paris. He, Virgil Abloh and Matthew Williams now find themselves at fashion’s center.

    At Givenchy, a Slithery Rock Look


    For fall, Clare Waight Keller sent out nipped waists, bell bottoms, boots — and a sequined dinner...

    For fall, Clare Waight Keller sent out nipped waists, bell bottoms, boots — and a sequined dinner jacket.
    Me Time: Acupuncture for All

    Me Time: Acupuncture for All


    A new wellness studio in the Flatiron district aims to make acupuncture as accessible as a Drybar...

    A new wellness studio in the Flatiron district aims to make acupuncture as accessible as a Drybar blowout.

    Gay Penguin Couple Foster Egg in Australia


    Sphen and Magic, two male penguins at the Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, looked after an egg when a heterosexual penguin couple wasn’t up to the task. The 3-month-old chick will be called Sphengic until it gets a permanent...

    Sphen and Magic, two male penguins at the Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, looked after an egg when a heterosexual penguin couple wasn’t up to the task. The 3-month-old chick will be called Sphengic until it gets a permanent name.
    Souen Was Populated by Dinosaurs and Served Twig Tea. I Loved It.

    Souen Was Populated by Dinosaurs and Served Twig Tea. I Loved It.


    The SoHo location of the restaurant Souen, which has been open since 1971, is scheduled to close at the end of...

    An appreciation of the SoHo macrobiotic restaurant, a magnet for artists and models since 1971, which will close at the end of the month.

    On Location: Split Personality in Seattle


    From the street, the house is French Norman style, with a turret; in back, it’s a modernist...

    From the street, the house is French Norman style, with a turret; in back, it’s a modernist showplace.

    An Egg, Just a Regular Egg, Is Instagram’s Most-Liked Post Ever


    There’s nothing special about the egg. Seems like a fine enough egg. But more than 35 million people have liked it, dethroning Kylie Jenner’s birth-announcement...

    There’s nothing special about the egg. Seems like a fine enough egg. But more than 35 million people have liked it, dethroning Kylie Jenner’s birth-announcement post.

    Shopping Guide: Shopping for Rocking Chairs


    Looking for an antidote to anxiety? Try the time-tested comfort of a rocking...

    Looking for an antidote to anxiety? Try the time-tested comfort of a rocking chair.
    The Last of Manhattan’s Original Video Arcades

    The Last of Manhattan’s Original Video Arcades


    Chinatown Fair Family Fun Center on Mott Street recalls a time before handheld gaming and esports...

    Chinatown Fair, which opened on Mott Street in the 1940s, has survived generations of gaming innovation, new players and rising rents in New York.
    A Visit to Seiko’s Mountain Retreat

    A Visit to Seiko’s Mountain Retreat


    The mountains that surround Shizukuishi, Japan, where Seiko makes its mechanical...

    All the company’s mechanical watches, including the Grand Seiko, are made in the small Japanese town of Shizukuishi.
    The Goal at Weiss Watch Company? To Look ‘American’

    The Goal at Weiss Watch Company? To Look ‘American’


    Cameron Weiss’s creations for the Weiss Watch Company can take more than 60 hours to produce. He has been tinkering with all sorts of things, from watches to boats, since he was a boy growing up on the West...

    The California watchmaker creates affordable mechanical timepieces for the fashion customer.
    Why It Could Be Hard to Mute R. Kelly

    Why It Could Be Hard to Mute R. Kelly


    Prosecutors in two states are gathering information on R. Kelly, but bringing a case against him could be...

    Many people have called for repercussions against the R&B star following a documentary about his treatment of women, but legal and commercial hurdles stand in the way.