Taylor Swift’s Messy Legal Situation, Explained

On November 14, Taylor Swift posted a series of text screenshots across her various social platforms, with the caption “Don’t know what else to do.” In the statement, she claimed that SB Projects—Scooter Braun’s self-described “diversified entertainment and media company,” which acquired her former label, Big Machine Label Group, this past summer—was holding her music…

The 2020 Grammy Nominations Are Really Trying to Be Relevant

The nominees for the 62nd Grammy Awards, which will take place in 2020 on Sunday, January 26 were announced Wednesday. As with any big awards ceremony, there are a lot of surprises both welcome and unwelcome. But this year, the field of artists highlighted actually feels like an attempt at diversity and relevancy—at least compared…

On the Hunt in Tokyo for ‘Authentic’ Denim

The distinction applies not to the origin, but to how bluejeans are made.For denim, head to the Daikanyama district in Tokyo, described as “all the chic Brooklyn retail without the edge of Brooklyn.”Credit…Noriko Hayashi for The New York TimesNov. 21, 2019, 5:00 a.m. ETTOKYO — The best souvenirs tell a story. The jeans in Japan…

SUBMIT STORY