July 21, 2021

Day: July 21, 2021

Men, the doctor will see you now and would really like to | Lifestyle

Many of us are pondering the questions du jour: Should I return to the office? If so, when? Full time or hybrid? 

But a return to work isn’t the only question I hope you’re asking. It’s also time to return to your health care providers for essential annual exams that fell by the wayside during COVID-19. 

And nobody needs a bigger nudge than the men in our lives, who countless studies show are less likely than women to see the doctor unless they’re really sick. Even then, they might not be candid about what ails them. We check in this

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Times Fashion Journalists Reflect on Returning to the Runway

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The pandemic shook the fashion industry to its core. Stores closed, manufacturing slowed or stopped, companies filed for bankruptcy, and the shows — the grand, crowded celebration of the designs — shifted to virtual moments. But this month in Paris, the haute couture shows were largely back. Celebrities were in the front row. Stilettos clacked. And for the first time in a year and a half, journalists could again experience these creations in the round. Vanessa Friedman, the fashion director

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The latest trend in jewelry is summer camp chic

Welcome to Noticed, The Goods’ design trend column. You know that thing you’ve been seeing all over the place? Allow us to explain it.

What is it: Custom bead accessories, the famed relics of summer camp, have been resurrected to remind us that multicolored, far-out necklaces and bracelets can still make us feel cool in a post-pandemic summer. Handmade DIY bead jewelry is back, providing a source of artistic and fashion expression with glossy-coated oblong shapes. While modern pieces are still campy, they have been rebranded as maximalist statements for those looking to accessorize while reminiscing their childhood.

Where

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James Harden frisked by police during eventful Paris Fashion Week

James Harden being frisked in France? Sacre bleu!

The world-famous Beard may get love from the Parisian paparazzi, but apparently not from the cops.

Just a day after Harden and pal/business partner Lil’ Baby were comically swarmed by photographers at the annual Paris Fashion Week, the Nets star was stopped by police and frisked on Avenue Montaigne.

FILE - In this Sept. 12, 2020, file photo, Houston Rockets' James Harden (13) argues a call during the first half of an NBA conference semifinal playoff basketball game against the Los Angeles Lakers in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo)

FILE – In this Sept. 12, 2020, file photo, Houston Rockets’ James Harden (13) argues a call during the first half of an NBA conference semifinal playoff basketball game against the Los Angeles Lakers in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo)

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Renting fashion can be green, argue clothes renters | Fashion industry

The fashion rental industry has challenged the findings of a recent high-profile report that suggested renting clothes is “less green than throwing them away”, based on the environmental impacts of transportation and dry cleaning.

The study, published by the Finnish scientific journal Environmental Research Letters, assessed the environmental impact of five different ways of owning and disposing of clothing, including renting, resale and recycling.

“We believe that rental needs scrutiny to make it as ‘green’ as possible, but we’re worried that encouraging people to throw clothes away doesn’t help the industry, let alone the planet,” says Tamsin Chislett, CEO and

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