For fashion fans, and everyone else, 2022 will be remembered as the year the metaverse went mainstream. Ever since Mark Zuckerberg announced last October the corporate name change from Facebook to Meta, the writing was on the wall. A virtual wall, of course. Soon thereafter,… Read More »A Virtual Runway: The Metaverse Reshapes Fashion
By FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press A New Mexico man who was driving drunk without a valid license barreled through a parade that celebrates Native American culture in the western part of the state, injuring at least 15 people, officials said Friday. Jeff Irving, 33, was… Read More »Barrels Through Native American Parade SUV; 15 Injured
After a season of record-scorching temperatures, things are now getting Sirius, as in the rising of the Dog Star at the end of July, traditionally heralding the truly hot summer weather. Here are five designers to look for when you have no choice but to… Read More »Dressing for the Dog Days of Summer
WHEN ERIKA Veurink had a lunch date with a potential copywriting client in July, there was little doubt what the 26-year-old Brooklynite would wear. Her di lei “taking meetings” outfit di lei, which she found on eBay, is a navy linen chore jacket and matching… Read More »Sorry, Skirts. Fancy Shorts Are This Summer’s Surprising Essential
British designer Tom Dixon can’t be put into one box when it comes to product design. He is multi-talented, and widely recognized for his sci-fi lighting designs — many of which look like sculptures hanging from the ceiling — but that’s not where his talents… Read More »20 Minutes With: Lighting and Furniture Designer Tom Dixon
Peter Zottolo, a photographer and electrician in California’s Bay Area, has a secret. His favorite pants di lui, a pleated navy pair from Japanese brand Camoshita, have an elasticated waist and a drawstring that he can tighten or loosen on a whim. When he wears… Read More »Are Drawstring Pants the Ideal Men’s Back-to-Work Trousers? When They’re This Spiffy, Yes.
Would it really be summer without Barack Obama’s summer reading list? On Tuesday, the former president released his 2022 picks for the summer season. Coincidentally (or maybe not?), Obama’s literary selections arrived at the same time this year’s Booker Prize nominee longlist was announced. “I’ve… Read More »See which titles made Barack Obama’s 2022 summer reading list | Lifestyles
For the first time since 2019, Maha was back this year as a two-day festival packed with musicians, both local and not, representing a range of genres. After COVID-19 pandemic protocols led to a scaled-down event with fewer people last year, its return to Stinson… Read More »Maha back in pre-pandemic fashion with 2 days of music, activities in Omaha | Local News
For the recurring series, That’s Debatable, we take on a contentious issue of the day and present two spirited arguments — one in favor and the other emphatically opposed. Previous installments from the series are here. TERRY CLOTH IS a time-honored fabric for beach coverups… Read More »Terry Cloth: Is It High Fashion or Am I Just Wearing a Towel?
A milelong strip of Omaha’s Benson neighborhood was taken over by Mustangs, motorcyclists and musicians Saturday morning for the annual Benson Days parade and festival. For Benson residents, the two-day Benson Days event is a way to celebrate their neighborhood and attract people from other… Read More »Benson Days parade and festival celebrates neighborhood culture | Local News