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    power moves: An Illustrated Guide to Making People Get Lost


    It’s the holiday season, when every sad gathering with nonnatural wine seems to carry the same weight as your best friend’s wedding. Here is how to say no without having your life explode in a fiery ball of...

    It’s the holiday season, when every sad gathering with nonnatural wine seems to carry the same weight as your best friend’s wedding. Here is how to say no without having your life explode in a fiery ball of chaos.
    Libraries, Gardens, Museums. Oh, and a Clothing Store.

    Libraries, Gardens, Museums. Oh, and a Clothing Store.


    The T Galleria by DFS in Siem Reap, Cambodia. The almost 60-foot-long art installation hanging in the central atrium was inspired by the warm colors of Buddhist monks'...

    Shopping areas in Asia are about the experience, not just the retail sale.
    Shopping Guide: Shopping for Doorknobs

    Shopping Guide: Shopping for Doorknobs


    Distinctive door hardware (like the Vica Lever by Annabelle Selldorf, above) “takes things to a different level,” said the interior designer Charlotte...

    Think of door hardware as jewelry for a room: Without the right knobs or levers, your home isn’t properly dressed.
    The Great Promise of China

    The Great Promise of China


    Western money has been pouring into the country this fall. But is the lure of its billions of buyers masking what could be trouble...

    Western money has been pouring into the country this fall. But is the lure of its billions of buyers masking what could be trouble ahead?
    Uptick: Alkaline Water Makes a Big Splash

    Uptick: Alkaline Water Makes a Big Splash


    An alkaline water ionizer at Hydration Station, which opened earlier this year in...

    Move over, artisanal water. In our quest for the healthiest, most hydrating drink, alkaline water continues to have its moment.
    Are Jared and Ivanka Good for the Jews?

    Are Jared and Ivanka Good for the Jews?


    Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump in the Hall of Remembrance at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem in...

    Jewish communities stand more divided than ever on whether to embrace or denounce Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump.
    Style Q. & A.: Who Wants Sharon Tate’s Stuff?

    Style Q. & A.: Who Wants Sharon Tate’s Stuff?


    Sharon Tate’s wedding...

    Debra Tate, the sister of the 1960s actress, talks about why she is selling the memorabilia ahead of the 50th anniversary of the infamous Manson murder.
    Gender letter: KaPow! The Super-Sheroes That Stan Lee Created

    Gender letter: KaPow! The Super-Sheroes That Stan Lee Created


    The comic book revolutionary, who died this week, pushed against the trope that women in comics should be only victims or vixens by creating strong female characters with their own...

    The comic book revolutionary, who died this week, pushed against the trope that women in comics should be only victims or vixens by creating strong female characters with their own agendas.
    She Couldn’t Quit Smoking. Then She Tried Juul.

    She Couldn’t Quit Smoking. Then She Tried Juul.


    Brittany Kligman was smoking a pack a day, getting increased sinus infections and had stopped working out, till she tried...

    Millions embrace e-cigarettes as smoking cessation aids. Will restricting the devices for teenagers put former adult smokers who vape at risk to start again?
    Q&A: The ABCs of E-Cigarettes

    Q&A: The ABCs of E-Cigarettes


    E-cigarettes are relatively recent products whose long-term effects are unknown, but they contain far fewer dangerous chemicals than those released in burning...

    As vaping grows more popular, especially among teens, here are answers to some basic questions about its health effects.
    The Price of Cool: A Teenager, a Juul and Nicotine Addiction

    The Price of Cool: A Teenager, a Juul and Nicotine Addiction


    Matt Murphy, of Reading, Mass., developed a painful nicotine addiction from vaping that made him so dependent he called his device his "11th...

    E-cigarettes may help tobacco smokers quit. But the alluring devices can swiftly induce a nicotine habit in teenagers who never smoked. This is the tale of one person’s struggle.
    Noted: A Juul Case for $5,000?

    Noted: A Juul Case for $5,000?


    “With a case like this, you’d want to put it on a table," said Michael Saiger of Miansai. "It’s a...

    Smokers are customizing their trendy vape pens with purple glitter, fake designer labels and even 18-karat gold.
    Dressing Michelle Obama, Then and Now

    Dressing Michelle Obama, Then and Now


    Oprah Winfrey introduced Michelle Obama at the start of her book tour in Chicago on Nov....

    Meredith Koop spent many years in the White House working with the former first lady on her wardrobe. Now she is helping Ms. Obama with the book tour and trying to figure out what comes next.
    Jeff Rohrer Is the First Known N.F.L. Player to Marry a Man

    Jeff Rohrer Is the First Known N.F.L. Player to Marry a Man


    Jeff Rohrer, who was drafted in the second round by the Dallas Cowboys in 1982, is the first known former or current National Football League player to be part of a same-sex marriage. He was a linebacker with the Cowboys from 1982 to...

    The former Cowboys linebacker appears to be the first former or current National Football League player to celebrate a same-sex marriage.
    Modern Love: I Would Have Driven Her Anywhere

    Modern Love: I Would Have Driven Her Anywhere


    Caring for a mother who suffers from dementia was really hard. I wish I could do it...

    Caring for a mother who suffers from dementia was really hard. I wish I could do it again.
    Work Friend: What We Really Think About Millennials at Work

    Work Friend: What We Really Think About Millennials at Work


    We like you. You’re wonderful. Just please stop calling your parents every day. They already wrote your college essay! They can’t help you...

    We like you. You’re wonderful. Just please stop calling your parents every day. They already wrote your college essay! They can’t help you now!
    Couples and Wedding Planners Seek New Sites During California Wildfires

    Couples and Wedding Planners Seek New Sites During California Wildfires


    A structure burning Nov. 9 in Malibu, Calif. Many in the Los Angeles-area wedding community are banding together to help couples affected by the...

    One bride said she’s grateful to have some perspective about changing plans. “We’re not in the worst situation. People are losing their homes.”
    Everything on Amazon Is Amazon!

    Everything on Amazon Is Amazon!


    The infinite retailer appears to be ushering untold numbers of stealth brands into your life, even as it plans to take over the East Coast. If you like Ween Charm, you’ll love Austin...

    The infinite retailer appears to be ushering untold numbers of stealth brands into your life, even as it plans to take over the East Coast. If you like Ween Charm, you’ll love Austin Mill!
    Rites of Passage: Combing My Hair and Finding Myself

    Rites of Passage: Combing My Hair and Finding Myself


    Black women have intimate and sometimes fraught relationships with our hair. Today, my hair is helping me work out the most important relationship I’ll ever have: the one I have with...

    Black women have intimate and sometimes fraught relationships with our hair. Today, my hair is helping me work out the most important relationship I’ll ever have: the one I have with myself.
    Browsing: New and Cool in Los Angeles

    Browsing: New and Cool in Los Angeles


    A shop like no other, the newest cool-kid label, fashion’s favorite tipple and...

    A shop like no other, the newest cool-kid label, fashion’s favorite tipple and more.
    Cosmopolitan Style in Turkey

    Cosmopolitan Style in Turkey


    Tugba Duran, at left, and Betül Altinova, both...

    In Istanbul, self-expression can be as simple as the way you tie your hijab, doff your flat cap or always, always dye your hair.
    What’s New at Langlitz Leathers? Nothing

    What’s New at Langlitz Leathers? Nothing


    Bennie Goodson, right, helps Chris Page with his new jacket at Langlitz Leathers in Portland,...

    There’s a motorcycle world equivalent of couture, and it’s hiding in Portland, Ore.