Stressed by Vacation Planning? These ‘Travel Clubs’ Promise VIP-Style Service and Perks

Stressed by Vacation Planning? These ‘Travel Clubs’ Promise VIP-Style Service and Perks

MARY-FRANCES DALY has a subscription for most everything. The McLean, Va., life coach uses her Amazon Prime membership for shopping. Netflix and Hulu entertain her on demand. Blinkist keeps her informed by sending summaries of nonfiction books, and Insight Timer, a wellness app, keeps her centered. And this winter, when she takes three of her … Read more

British Vogue editor says thin fashion models do eat

British Vogue editor says thin fashion models do eat

The fashion industry may be changing its ways, but there’s still a long way to go. British Vogue editor-in-chief Edward Enninful claims that models do actually eat and aren’t as stick-thin as was the standard in the 1990s. “There’s a misconception that fashion people don’t eat, but that’s not true,” Enninful, 49, said on the “River Cafe … Read more

Is a $2,000 Puffer Jacket Worth it? The Truth About Expensive Down Coats

Is a $2,000 Puffer Jacket Worth it? The Truth About Expensive Down Coats

AS MOUNT EVEREST climbers near the summit, the air thins and the lack of oxygen can cause even the most hale explorers to pass out. You may feel a similar sensation when you clock the prices of this winter’s designer down coats. Givenchy is peddling a $4,290 cream puffer that is as inflated as a … Read more

‘House of Gucci’ fashion is true to the brand’s ‘toxic family’

'House of Gucci' fashion is true to the brand's 'toxic family'

Gucci! “It was a name that sounded so sweet, so seductive,” purrs Lady Gaga in the opening of “House of Gucci,” the new movie about the 1995 murder that rocked the historic fashion house. “[It was] synonymous with wealth, style, power,” she continues in voiceover. “But the name was a curse, too.” What an understatement! … Read more