Author: Mark L. Michaelson

The Dog in the Dentist’s Chair, and Other Workplace Pets

September 23, 2020

On a cold morning in Manhattan’s Chinatown, Mimi and Coco trot off to paintings at Amy’s Hair Salon: two Maltese dogs in hand-knit sweaters. They are Amy’s puppies. But for no more fee, they’ll join the client within the styling chair. Uptown inside the garment district, a costume rings firm has six rabbits hopping round […]

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How to Pull Off Rainbow Hair and Still Look Like an Adult

September 23, 2020

When that ’80s signature, rainbow-colored hair made a comeback, it turned into wilder than ever. Layers of crazy crimson transitioning to pink, blue and green now pepper Instagram feeds and dad up in ordinary existence — and now not simply on the Mermaid Parade. But what approximately rainbow hair lite? Something prettier, more wearable, designed […]

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Taking New York by the Hand

September 23, 2020

Yayo was poring over a pair of hands, one of the three to five she tends to any given day at Vanity Projects in Manhattan. With a small pair of scissors she cut and placed a thin foil on each nail, creating boundaries for the polish. Then, with the pad of her index finger and […]

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