Is there a room in your home that needs a serious new jolt of energy? Or maybe a minimalist space that needs more personality? Here’s our style inspiration on how coordinating plants, planters, prints, perfume bottles and pillows in unexpected and striking combinations can be an instant luxury update to your home decor.
We read a story recently in The New York Times reporting that one of the many effects of the prolonged COVID-19 quarantine is that the number of reported sightings of ghosts and other paranormal activity has sharply increased. Why? Who knows, dear reader. But if you’re inspired, as we were, to settle in with a great ghost movie, our correspondent Abbie Martin Greenbaum has you covered. Whether you want really scary horror, or sweet romantic comedy, you’ll find it on her list of the best movies and television shows about ghosts.
One notable feature of the New Normal in this coronavirus era is the need to wear a protective face mask whenever we leave our homes. Which puts a LOT of focus on our eyes and brows. Don’t even get us started on what it’s been like to have to DIY our own eyebrow shaping since March. Our correspondent Jillian Tangen consulted an expert, and she’s sharing the eye makeup and eyebrow grooming beauty tips we all need to look best in a face mask.
Brooches have made a comeback, and they’re showing up in all kinds of places that you might not expect to see them. But how do you wear one of the chic on-trend luxury brooches without channeling a “grandma” or “Queen Elizabeth” vibe? (Unless that’s what you’re after, of course). Our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy has the rundown on the most creative ways to style and wear a brooch right now.
Here’s our style inspiration for beach towel, tote, umbrella, swimwear and sunglasses combinations for a picture perfect luxury look for a day at the beach.