June 1, 2021

Day: June 1, 2021

China Wants More Babies. Some Men Choose Vasectomies.

Huang Yulong never wanted a baby. As a child, he resented his parents, who left him in the care of relatives while they worked in faraway factories, visiting roughly once a year. He never felt a need to reproduce or pass on the family name.

So, at the age of 26, he had a vasectomy.

“For our generation, children aren’t a necessity,” said Mr. Huang, a bachelor in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou. “Now we can live without any burdens. So why not invest our spiritual and economic resources on our own lives?”

Mr. Huang, 27, is striving for

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Danielle Frankel Is The Bridal Line Giving Every Woman The Moment She Deserves

Edgy, elegant, and irreverent are a few words to describe Danielle Frankel’s modern bridal collection. Behind the label is founder Danielle Hirsch, whose distinct vision and artistry are evident at a mere glance. Her unmistakable aesthetic stems from her experience at Vera Wang and Marchesa before launching her brand in 2017. But the New York-based designer is guided by more than raw talent and an innate sense for the contemporary. Achievements like being the first-ever bridal designer to be nominated (and winning the runner-up prize) for the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund and having Zoë Kravitz in one of her designs

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The Terrifying Resurgence Of Y2K Fashion

I first sensed it last summer while trawling the resale app Depop for platform sandals and funky-colored windbreakers to treat my midpandemic malaise. Browsing teenagers’ closets has started to make me feel very “how do you do, fellow kids” — inspiring in me the same sheepish embarrassment I get whenever I open TikTok — as is the case, I think, for many millennials on the internet these days. We are no longer, as a generation, a cultural flashpoint, and with our increasing irrelevance and decrepitude we’ve had to accept that this is Gen Z’s world now; we’re just

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