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The Best Chic Luxury Outdoor Side Tables and Stools
It's outdoor party season, which means you may be in need of a new side table or two to refresh your backyard decor. Here's our curated list of the best chic luxury designer outdoor garden stools, end tables, accent tables and side tables, in stone, ceramic, marble, wood and more. Whether your look is modern minimalist or rustic chic, there's a perfect outdoor side table or stool for your summer entertaining this year.
A Luxury Fashion Insider Takes on the New NFL Uniforms
Every year, a percentage of the NFL's 32 teams redesign their uniforms. And then fans and the sports press weigh in on their stylishness. This year, we decided to join in the fun. Our ace fashion correspondent and luxury insider Julie Chang Murphy assesses the latest crop of new NFL team uniforms, and sees parallels with high fashion. No, seriously. She really does.
The Best Inspiring Commencement Speech Quotes of 2020
Some of the happiest moments of spring each year are at graduation ceremonies. We really love hearing the moving speeches that come along with them. While this year was a bit different because of COVID-19, the celebrity graduation speeches of 2020 still held inspiring messages and wonderful quotes.  Our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy has compiled a list of inspiring quotes from the best commencement speeches of 2020.These are the words we're taking to heart.
The Luxury Gift Guide: The Best for Host and Hostess
Many of us are venturing out in the coming weeks to visit dear friends and family members. And in many cases, we're crashing at their homes. Which is all cool and good, as long as we arrive with a lovely and thoughtful gift in hand. To help ensure that we all get invited back, our correspondent Jullian Tangen has a curated list: our ultimate luxury gift guide of the best host and hostess gifts out there right now.
What are the Best Cookbooks for Summer Entertaining?
Hosting outdoor parties and firing up the grill? If you're in search of a few new dishes to add to your repertoire, we've got you. Whether it's a new twist on an old time favorite or something completely new, these cookbooks have it covered. Our ace correspondent Julie Chang Murphy is sharing a list of 12 favorite cookbooks with some of the best food and road-tested recipes perfect for summer entertaining, including grilling, vegetarian dishes and desserts.
The Best Artist-Designed Swimming Pools in the World
Summer is here! Which got us to thinking about swimming pools. Specifically, artist-designed swimming pools. It turns out there are a number of them, each more stunning than the next. Here's our list of 11 of the best most famous artist designed swimming pools in the world. We'd love to take a cooling dip in almost every one of them (we're looking at you, number 11).
How to Make your Next Outdoor Event Mosquito-Free
A glamorous summer evening party under the stars. It sounds like a dream, right? Unfortunately, a swarm of pesky uninvited guests that can turn the whole thing into a nightmare. What's the secret to making your outdoor living space bug-free? Our intrepid correspondent Julie Chang Murphy has done the research, and she's sharing some environmentally-friendly ideas on how to get rid of mosquitoes. Here's how to make your next outdoor event mosquito-free. 
What are the Best Innovative “Smart” Luxury Lawn Mowers?
There's something deeply satisfying about a freshly-moved lawn. The scent of the grass, the beauty and order of an expanse of domesticated nature right outside our door. Outdoor entertaining season is here - so if you're a DIY type, what's the best way to get the job done right now? Our correspondent Jillian Tangen has curated a list of the best innovative "smart" luxury lawn mowers to shop for right now, whether you're looking for a walk-behind, ride-on, or robotic model. It's lawn mowing gone high-tech.
Why Every Year Should be the Year of the Dandelion
What is the true nature and symbolic meaning of dandelions? What do dandelions stand for, what do they represent? Given our name, we here at Dandelion Chandelier clearly have a vested interest in this matter. Our conclusion? With all due respect to the animals in the 12-year cycle of the Chinese zodiac, we think every year should be the Year of the Dandelion.
Smart Chic Tees Right Now to Support Black Lives Matter
Radical chic was once A Thing, and say what you will - when cultural change takes off in America, it's often fueled in part by art, music and fashion. And so it is in our current moment - the protest marches for racial and social justice in every state in the nation have given birth to artistry of all kinds. Our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy has a curated list of the smart, chic and soon-to-be iconic graphic tees available right now to support the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement. Buying one of these BLM tees not only signals your commitment - it also helps provide vital financial resources to charity and organizations on the front line of the fight for racial justice.
What You Need to Know About the December Solar Eclipse
Given how 2020 has been going so far, you'd be forgiven for wanting to escape Earth and see what residential celestial options might emerge elsewhere in the galaxy. But before you blast off (perhaps courtesy of SpaceX), consider hanging around until the total solar eclipse that's happening this December in South America. 'Cause it's gonna be epic! Our correspondent Abbie Martin Greenbaum has the download on how, where, and when you can view the upcoming total solar eclipse in December 2020.
What are the Best Online Learning Classes for Adults?
Online schooling is not just for kids! One of the trends that emerged early in the coronavirus pandemic lockdown was adult learners seeking out ways to educate and enrich themselves while working and sheltering in place at home. It's a phenomenon that seems to have staying power.  But what are the best online learning platforms for adults? Our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy has curated a list of the 10 best online learning classes, platforms and educational websites for adults, including art class, music instruction, academic lectures and more. Time to get smart, dear reader.
How to Send the Gift of a Luxurious Peony Bouquet
It's peony season! And it hasn't come a moment too soon. Lots of people need a pick-me-up right now, and how better to raise someone's spirits than with a gorgeous pink (or white, or maroon) bouquet? Like, does anyone not like peonies? But where can we find the best luxury bouquets of peonies to send right now as a gift? Here's how to send the gift of a luxurious peony bouquet by mail with no hassle at all.
The Best Black-Owned Luxury Beauty Brands Right Now
Lots of people are asking us (as BIPOC women) how to commit more resources to supporting businesses owned and operated by black entrepreneurs. In response, we've curated lists of dozens of luxury brands and businesses founded and owned by members of the Black community. In this edition of our ongoing series, our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy has curated a list of some of the best black-owned luxury beauty brands and products, including nail care, hair care, skincare, makeup, scented candles and more. There's no time like the present to check them out.
How to Rent the Perfect Luxury RV This Summer
Is summer vacation cancelled for 2020, given COVID-19?  Not all all, dear reader. We've been exploring ways to safely get out in the world and unleash your pent-up wanderlust. Our intrepid correspondent Jillian Tangen has the latest information on rentals and how to rent the perfect luxury recreational vehicle (RV) this summer for your family vacation or iconic road trip with your buddies.
What is the Best Luxury Summer Loungewear Right Now?
Since  early spring, lots of us have been living in loungewear (which is basically a fancy word for sweatpants) while we work and try to teach our kids from home. But now we're wondering what to wear that's just as comfortable, but lighter for summer days. Our correspondent Julie Murphy Chang has answers! For work or vacation, here is the best chic luxury designer summer loungewear right now to stay comfortable and chic, in every color of the rainbow.
The Best Luxury Home Ice Cream Makers Right Now
One of the great joys of summer is ice cream. If you're a true aficionado of ice cream, sorbet, gelato and other frozen desserts, you may be considering getting your own ice cream machine so you can indulge whenever the mood strikes. What are the best luxury machines for making ice cream at home? Here's our curated list of the best luxury home ice cream makers right now.
The Best Luxury Outdoor Furniture Brands and Retailers
Luxury outdoor living. Three little words that evoke a paradise of family and friends, a pool party, ice cold drinks and something delicious to eat fresh off the grill. If this is your idea of nirvana, we're here to help. What are the best places to find luxury outdoor furniture? Our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy has rounded up the best brands and online retailers for luxury patio outdoor furniture, just in time for summer entertaining.
What is The Best Quality Instant Coffee in the World?
The Golden Age of Coffee is so splendid that it extends beyond boutique coffee shops and state-of-the-art home coffee makers. It reaches even into the often-disdained and much-maligned realm of single serve instant coffee. Wut? Yes, dear reader, you heard that right. Whether you're looking for portable coffee for hiking, a picnic, a beach day or just another Monday morning, there's a world of new options out there. Here are our picks for the 10 best quality instant coffee brands in the world.
The Best Books Now about Black Lives and Race in America
Many people right now are looking for ways to build their understanding of the black experience in America. Reading a book or two may not be the best (and certainly not the only) way to do so - but it's a fine place to start. Here's our curated list of books about the history and current affairs of race and racism in America, and the Black Lives Matter movement in the United States. They may spark some thinking, and lead to some difficult conversations, and foster the hard work that remains to be done.

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