It’s that time of year – spring cleaning. Not feeling it? Yeah, us too. We went in search of books to help us get going. Here are the best books for spring cleaning inspiration this year.
The already highly-caffeinated denizens of New York City have lately entered a Golden Age of Coffee. New roasters and artisanal brands have taken over the city (some of the best coffee is now at Hudson Yards). Some coffee purveyors have erected enormous temples to a cup of Joe (yep, we’re looking at you, Starbucks). Others feel almost like science labs. Which ones are worth the trip? Our intrepid correspondent Abbie Martin Greenbaum has rounded up the best places for a cup of coffee in New York City right now.
Tattoos are a core part of the modern luxury milieu, and the best tattoo artists are significant influencers and partners in luxury fashion and culture. Our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy has rounded up the 10 best tattoo artists and parlors in the US, plus some top international tattoo artists and studios. And for those who aren’t ready for a full commitment, she’s also listed the top temporary tattoo brands that you should know about.
You may have heard that there’s another royal baby on the way. That made us wonder: what are the best and most luxurious maternity wards in the world? If money is no object, how can you welcome your little princess or prince into the family? Our correspondent Jillian Tangen has rounded up the most posh maternity wards used by celebrities, royalty and the global elite. Spoiler alert: they’re really nice.
One of our favorite times of year is the annual Agricultural Fair on Martha’s Vineyard. Every August, for four days, empty fields, barns, and the AG Hall are transformed into an all-American, old-fashioned, neighborly fairground. Here’s why we think the fair on Martha’s Vineyard is one of the sweetest summer joys of all.