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Why  Bone Rugosity Matters Why  Bone Rugosity Matters

Nov. 03, 2019

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Why Bone Rugosity Matters

The anthropological term bone rugosity is the next big thing. Here is what you need to know about it.

Last week, one of the prominent face-fitness blogs used term “bone rugosity” to explain why aging is easier on men than on women. This marks a new phase in the world of beauty and fashion. If you Google “bone rugosity” you will get nothing. Not every plastic surgeon even thinks and speaks in terms of bone rugosity, though […]
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La Piscina: Town Square with Water La Piscina: Town Square with Water

May. 06, 2019

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La Piscina: Town Square with Water

For almost a decade I tried to understand why Italians include "pool" in the short list of their street signs. The Darkening Age by Catherine Nixey, about the Christian destruction of the Classic world, provided a clue.

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Love & Dove. Not Your Eye Candy! Love & Dove. Not Your Eye Candy!

Dec. 02, 2018

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Love & Dove. Not Your Eye Candy!

Appearing undone at the age of 50 in a slapstick comedy, Nina Doroshina made millions of Soviet women laugh and cry as they recognized themselves in the heroine, who knew how to work hard, but felt awkward to kiss her husband.

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Hem: Proportions Restored Hem: Proportions Restored

May. 27, 2018

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Hem: Proportions Restored

Style is embracing your imperfections and going gracefully about them. This Ralph Lauren ostrich hemmed dress over Hadid fouetté thighs is an example of just that.

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