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vivoboard September 19, 2018

They are the new beautiful people and their pronouns are they, their and them. Fashion courts them. Publishers pursue them. Corporations see in them the future of consuming, as generations come of age for whom notions of gender as traditionally constituted seem clunkier than a rotary phone. Why settle for being a man or a […]

vivoboard September 19, 2018

Advertisement “I made a commitment to feel-good music,” the artist said before a show at MoMA PS1. “I had to show my belly a lot of attention, a lot of love.” ImageThe hip-hop artist Lizzo writes music that is as much about building yourself up as it is about accepting who you are.CreditCreditAmy Lombard for […]

vivoboard September 18, 2018

Photo credit Queuing to get into a venue to see your favourite sports team or artist can be a right pain. Live Nation, the company behind Ticketmaster, wants to speed up that process by scanning your face instead of a ticket. The company has invested in Austin, Texas based facial recognition company Blink Identity, which […]

vivoboard September 18, 2018

Advertisement Except for the “Queer Eye” guys, who looked ready for Atlantic City dinner theater. Sept. 17, 2018 Where is the male Cher? Designed to make a man recede into the background, to render him a neutral foil to a woman’s resplendent plumage, evening wear is a formula for guys: reliable and dependably dull. When […]

vivoboard September 16, 2018

Advertisement Dueling dealers! $1,000 T-shirts! Homemade fruit spreads! In the age of eBay, the Rose Bowl market’s still got it. ImageRunning you Raggedy: some of the dolls and duds for sale on a typical Sunday at the Rose Bowl flea market.CreditCreditKrista Schlueter for The New York Times Sept. 15, 2018 PASADENA, Calif. — At 4 […]

vivoboard September 16, 2018

Advertisement One of my only productive strategies for working with fear was dressing with intention. That became even more important when I was healing myself. ImageCreditCreditTony Cenicola/The New York Times By Aleksa Brown Sept. 15, 2018 In the fall of 2013, I was crying to a friend on a Brooklyn-bound train when a perky stranger […]

vivoboard September 15, 2018

“Most of the time, my default is to blend in,” said Trevor Noah, trying on his tuxedo for Monday night’s Emmy Awards. “As a comedian, I don’t ever want to be seen; I want to be seeing. Because that’s where you absorb all of your information. But when you are dressing for an event, then […]

vivoboard September 15, 2018

LONDON — This summer, when Condé Nast announced it was merging the United States and international versions of its magazine Condé Nast Traveler onto a new single platform, and that it would be overseen not from its birthplace in New York, but from London, fashion and media heads were turned on both sides of the […]

vivoboard September 14, 2018

I didn’t notice my skipped period. I had switched birth control pills, and my menstrual cycle had always been a little irregular. It wasn’t like a movie, either. When I started vomiting, it didn’t even dawn on me that I was pregnant. I thought it was some symptom of cancer. Nor can I remember where […]

vivoboard September 13, 2018

On the Friday before Labor Day Alexa Chung, the perennial “It” girl, Instagrammed a selfie wearing a floor-length, persimmon-colored dress of her own design with ruffles at the neck and a darted bodice. Her caption read: “A throwback Friday, if you will (to the 1800s).” Silky and saloon ready, Ms. Chung’s ensemble seemed a fitting […]