Deep-Pocketed Buyers Flock to London’s Hampstead, Where Harry Styles and Benedict Cumberbatch Own Homes

Deep-Pocketed Buyers Flock to London's Hampstead, Where Harry Styles and Benedict Cumberbatch Own Homes

Italian-born fashion designer Mara Girone, 46, and her British husband, Mark Tyers, 47, moved to Hampstead village in 2017 with their two children. The village is less than half a mile from Hampstead Heath, a 790-acre area of ​​woodlands and ponds, and the heath and surrounding areas are a popular respite for London residents looking … Read more

Are Ties Really Dead? -WSJ

Are Ties Really Dead?  -WSJ

IN 2019, Christian Conner was pondering buying a membership at Soho House, a social club in Manhattan’s Meatpacking District. The then-28-year-old media consultant showed up for a tour of this playground for the hipster elite in his classic “preppy with a twist” uniform—sport coat, trousers and one of his prized Gucci ties. All was going … Read more

Is Anna Wintour Still Omnipotent?

Is Anna Wintour Still Omnipotent?

In 2018, Queen Elizabeth II and Anna Wintour were photographed laughing in the front row of a Richard Quinn fashion show in London—just two rather powerful grannies chatting it up. For the longest-reigning British monarch, now 96, this was a rare fashion-week outing, but for the longest-reigning editor-in-chief of American Vogue, now 72, it was … Read more

Men’s Lace Shirts, From Jared Leto to Marc Jacobs

Men's Lace Shirts, From Jared Leto to Marc Jacobs

In “The Northman,” director Robert Eggers’s recently released Viking epic, Prince Amleth spends a chunk of the film’s two-plus hours shirtless. As the movie takes place in the early 10th century, the choice is in keeping with history. But it also seems intended to flaunt actor Alexander Skarsgård’s six-pack. In nearly every fight scene, the … Read more

Men’s Lace Shirts, From Jared Leto to Marc Jacobs

Men's Lace Shirts, From Jared Leto to Marc Jacobs

In “The Northman,” director Robert Eggers’s recently released Viking epic, Prince Amleth spends a chunk of the film’s two-plus hours shirtless. As the movie takes place in the early 10th century, the choice is in keeping with history. But it also seems intended to flaunt actor Alexander Skarsgård’s six-pack. In nearly every fight scene, the … Read more

Why Men Are Dressing Like Mick Jagger and That Sleazy Guy From ‘Minx’

Why Men Are Dressing Like Mick Jagger and That Sleazy Guy From 'Minx'

SIX MONTHS AGO Justin Benson, 38, purchased a pair of boots in faux-snakeskin with cream-and-black scales. These slithery numbers joined other items with a whiff of debauchery in his wardrobe: a prowl of silky animal-print shirts (tiger, leopard); crocodile-embossed-leather loafers; and olive-green leather pants from the in-house line of Swedish store Very Good. Mr. Benson, … Read more

The Season’s Most Exciting Fashion, in One of Italy’s Most Dramatic Places

The Season's Most Exciting Fashion, in One of Italy's Most Dramatic Places

Dario Catellani for WSJ. magazine | Styling by Vittoria Cerciello April 21, 2022 8:31 am ET Set in the otherworldly caves of the Grotta di Bossea in Italy, stylist Vittoria Cerciello and photographer Dario Catellani aimed to feature the vivid colors and textural cuts of spring’s most exciting pieces on model Anna Ewers. “I wanted … Read more

Stocks Finish Lower as US Eyes Reserve Release

Stocks Finish Lower as US Eyes Reserve Release

Stocks and oil prices dropped Thursday as President Biden prepares a substantial release of oil reserves to staunch soaring energy prices and inflation. The S&P 500 fell 72.04 points, or 1.6%, to 4530.41. The Nasdaq Composite Index lost 221.76 points, or 1.5%, to 14220.52. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gave up 550.46 points, or 1.6%, … Read more

For Men Who Started Balding During the Pandemic, Office Returns Can Be Tricky

For Men Who Started Balding During the Pandemic, Office Returns Can Be Tricky

The past two years of worries and webcams haven’t been kind to Lawrence Carroll—or his hair. “I’ve always had a nice head of hair,” says Mr. Carroll, a 36-year-old father and public relations executive in Los Angeles. “But there have been moments through Zoom meetings where I’ve looked at myself, like, ‘Dude, you look like,’”…well, … Read more

How On’s Running Sneakers Won Over Tech Bros and High Fashion Alike

How On's Running Sneakers Won Over Tech Bros and High Fashion Alike

The sneaker’s sole is what you notice first. It’s bizarre—almost alien—defined by a ring of hollowed-out blocks. This peculiar sole, dubbed CloudTec, has been the defining characteristic of the featherweight running shoes produced by On, a Zurich-based footwear company, since the brand’s launch in 2010. Unlike the solid foundation on a traditional running sneaker—like New … Read more