Let’s face it: trees are having a moment. You’ve heard wellness experts extol the benefits of forest bathing. You’ve read about the intelligence and communication abilities of trees that were heretofore unknown. But why are trees are the hot new design element to love in luxury architecture? According to multiple publications, including the Wall Street Journal, trophy trees are the hot new 2021 design element in luxury architecture, inspiring plans (and generating enormous expenditures) for the best new residential real estate developments and homes of the wealthy. So if you’re looking for a sound investment that doesn’t involve cryptocurrency or a SPAC, here’s a new idea to consider. ‘Cause who needs an NFT when you can invest in a magnificent tree?
This Week in Sports Talk (TWIST) is our weekly roundup of top headlines and current news events from the past seven days in the world of pro sports, plus a preview of what’s up next. Heading into the week of May 16, 2021, these are the top 10 headlines you need to know about to understand and join the conversation this week about professional sports, including football, baseball, golf, tennis and basketball news.
Word on the street is that headbands are the “it” accessory of the moment. Consider them the perfect wardrobe hold-over from the Great Lockdown(s). No longer just for Zoom meetings and virtual happy hours, the headband is now free to roam – as are we. Whether it’s a beach day, a long plane ride, or just a lazy Saturday at the lake, who wants to fuss around with a hairstyle when a headband is the perfect one-and-done solution? Are you with us? If so, here are 12 luxury designer headbands best for a chic summer 2021, including satin, leather, faux leather, bridal and sporty versions.
A comfortable chaise lounge, an icy cold beverage, and a well-written, fast-paced thriller in hand. What defines summer luxury more than that, dear reader? Should you already be thinking about summer vacation and the reading you’ll be packing along with the sunscreen and sunglasses, this one’s for you. The summer of 2021 will see dozens of new literary, legal, psychological, medical, sci-fi and spy thrillers. Here are our pick of the 18 new thrillers best to keep you riveted and reading all summer long in 2021. Just don’t blame us when you’re too tired to join the crew for breakfast after staying up all night reading.
The first Monday in May 2021 has come and gone with no glamourous over-the-top Met Costume Institute Gala. Ugh! The good news is that this fall there will be a modified event. And the Mother of Them All is scheduled to return in May 2022. In the meantime, we’ve shared our favorite gowns from galas past. And now we’re sharing our best photos of the poignant and haunting “About Time: Fashion and Duration” 2020 exhibit at The Met in New York. Whether you saw it and want to relive it – or missed it due to the Great Lockdown – it was one of the most moving and beautiful of all. Here are some of highlights.