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Photo: Studio 54 by Tod Papageorge published by Stanley / Barker

Photo: Studio 54 by Tod Papageorge published by Stanley / Barker

MODERN DEPORTMENT C/O STUDIO 54

No Stresses | Great Dresses

Sam Smith

As Rizzoli prepares to publish the first ever official book on Studio 54 there are some lessons in Modern Deportment to be gleaned from the life and times of the legendary New York nightclub.... Read more

Photo: Studio 54 by Tod Papageorge published by Stanley / Barker

Photo: Studio 54 by Tod Papageorge published by Stanley / Barker

LIFESTYLE BALANCE | STRATEGIC EATING

INTERVIEW: LAURE YSEBRANT

Sam Smith

We interview physician, internist, immunologist, and founder of Body Zoo,  Laure Ysebrand on what exactly the microbiome is, and how we can use her research to feel, think, and look better.

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MODERN DEPORTMENT

The ENVIRONMENTAL, EMOTIONAL & FINANCIAL Impact of our Fashion Mistakes

Sam Smith

Fashion mistakes are a financial, environmental and emotional problem.  We see more, want more, spend more, and leave a whole heap of unworn clothing, credit card statements, and guilt piling up on the floor behind us.... Read More

MODERN DEPORTMENT

modern gluttony in an age of wellness

Sam Smith

Hey you with the green juice and the Soul Cycle appointment and those early onset downcast jowls and repetitive scrolling headaches... ‘wellness’ takes work.  We know that.  We also know how much its worth to us because a value of $3.7 trillion was placed on the ‘global wellness economy’ in 2015 alone.   

In 2017 we are yet more self-disciplined and equilibrium striven, but for all that self-awareness and self-control there is a gaping great lack of awareness slipping by in what is a parallel gluttony of digital indulgence.  

Regular repetition leads to habitual behavior.  The repetition of actions within a consistent context can become automatic and compulsory when presented with the reappearance of those contextual clues.  Traditionally this saves the brain for better things - we turn off lights, turn off the tap, flush the toilet and brush our teeth, pull up our pants…  But thanks to modern tech rituals and multi faceted apps tending to all aspects of our lives via one initial password on one device we are fast entering an age of compulsive phone checking.

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the HALFTERNOON

TAKING A SWIM IN LAKE ME 

A GUIDE

Taking a Swim in Lake Me; A Halfternoon is half-an-afternoon once a week to do just that.  It's enough to provide resuscitation to the spirit, enough to help you feel more like you again when you're city frazzled, a stretched mother, and side affected from your own success, and yet not nearly long enough to be guilt inducing or squandered multitasking... 

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