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10 Designer Fashion Looks Best for Showing up Chic in August 2022
Are you staring into your closet and wondering what to wear in August 2022? We’ve got ideas and style inspiration on what to wear in August 2022 whether you’re working from home, back at the office, working out, lounging around, or on vacation. The wild abandon of August is license to go a little bit over the top, in our view. So embracing all the big summer designer fashion trends - no matter how out there - is what to wear to in August 2022: think Barbie pink, a miniskirt suit, a cut out top, tomato red, rhinestones and more.
The 5 Most Important Members-only Private Clubs in New York City
As the COVID-19 fog dissipates, and the power brokers reengage with the city after having hunkered down in the Hamptons for most of the past two years, what's the same? And what's different? Well, one element that has returned to Gotham is the private club (not to be confused with the speakeasy, which is also back). Members-only private social clubs are hot in NYC again, and here are the 5 most important names to know, including Zero Bond, NeueHouse and Casa Cipriani.
8 Gourmet Orange Desserts to Buy Online Perfect for Parties
Lots of people love citrus - some of them so much that they're in search of pretty much anything that's flavored orange, lemon or lime. If you're such a person, and you don't have the desire or the time to whip up something fresh in your own kitchen, this one's for you. We've rounded up the best gourmet orange flavored mail order desserts that you can buy now online for your next dinner party, including cake, cookies, sorbet, pudding and more. Of course, you're also allowed to keep these all for yourself - no one actually said anything about sharing. Your call.
12 Best Crochet Designer Hats, Accessories and More to Buy Now
You may have already heard that it's the Summer of Crochet (and more generally, the season of Craftcore).  There are crafty items in almost every category in the designer collections for spring-summer 2022. And from what we've seen so far, the trend shows no signs of abating as we head into the fall. To help you find your mate in this plethora of merchandise, we've rounded up the best luxury designer crochet accessories, including hats, headbands, gloves, earrings and more, so you can channel this hot fashion trend now and through the rest of this year.
The 12 Best Designer Fashion Bags to Love in On-trend Crochet
If you haven't already, it's definitely time to get crafty. The trend toward all things handmade, homespun, and reminiscent of childhood has been going strong for a while now (remember last summer's friendship bracelet craze?) This is the Summer of Crochet, it seems. So we've rounded up the best luxury designer crochet handbags of summer 2022, including totes, clutches, buckets, crossbody and shoulder bags. Because while you might want to style a crochet bag as if you made it yourself, we think this might be one of those matters best left to the professionals.
Emancipation Fantasies Exposed at Met Using One Famous Sculpture
At Fictions of Emancipation: Carpeaux Recast at the Met, a famous sculpture is used as the starting point for an exhibit focused on the fantasies of Western artists about slavery and freedom. For anyone earnestly seeking to understand how slavery, emancipation and the inner lives of the Black Diaspora have been portrayed in Western art, this is a must-see exhibit. And in case you can't get there, we're sharing our photos and thoughts from a recent visit.
15 Best Brands to Craft the Perfect Summer Drink, a Pink G&T
Outdoor entertaining season is here, and with it every year come new ideas for refreshing cocktails that also make for great social media posts. And while you may have heard a lot about the Dirty Shirley and the Espresso Martini as "it" drinks of the season, we’re still in the thrall of our personal summer favorite: the pink G&T. Millennial pink gin is the basis for a perfectly pretty and refreshing cocktail, and here’s how to make a proper drink with the best premium brands and tonic.
Could the Vampire’s Wife be the Most Magical Designer Dress Ever?
Like a sorcerer, the creative mind behind the luxury designer dress label The Vampire's Wife has bewitched "it" girls and cool kids the world over. Seen on the red carpet, loved by rock stars, and now captured for all time in a royal portrait, there's some kind of serious magic going on here. Here's everything you need to know about the magical power dress of the moment and its creator, Susie Cave and her red-hot label The Vampire's Wife, the go-to designer for Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge.
10 Best Luxury Travel Destinations for Dream Vacation in July
Where will July take you? Where should it? What are the best luxury travel destinations in the month of July? You could visit a cosmopolitan city, view some wonderful art, stroll in the parks, and have your meals at chic outdoor cafes (we’re thinking Paris, New York, London and Berlin). Want something more bucolic? You could head to Provence for the lavender. Feeling the need for adrenaline-fueled adventures? You can follow the snow and ski in Chile, Argentina or New Zealand. Or head to Kenya for a safari followed by a beach idyll. And island life is at its perfect peak in many parts of the globe, so you could ditch your shoes and set up shop in the Seychelles, Corsica or Sardinia. It’s all waiting for you. It’s July!
The 10 Best Picks of the New Gucci Designer Luxury Pet Collection
Pet parents of the world, listen up! Gucci has launched its first ever luxury pet collection for the dog and cat who have everything, including collars, leashes, bowls, coats and more. And it's ultra luxe. Some might even say it's Extra. It has items that we bet you never thought you needed, but that now you won't be able to live without. Think fine leather poop bag holders. Footed porcelain bowls from which pets can dine. Luxury is going to the dogs . . . and cats. And as pet parents, we're totally here for it.
Epic Beauty and Human Struggle at Vital Winslow Homer at the Met
When we go to a museum, what are we hoping to experience? Awe? Escape? A jolt of energy? Or perhaps a sense of deeper understanding. A feeling of connection with the past. Maybe even a glimpse of the future. At a recent visit to the Met, we made a spontaneous detour to see an exhibit that we normally would have passed by. And we felt all of these things. If you can, you should definitely see this one for yourself (and if not, we're sharing photos): there's epic beauty and human struggle on display at the vital Winslow Homer Crosscurrents exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum (aka the Met) in New York City.
The 10 Perfect Picks Right Now for a Pink Designer Power Suit
There's breaking news in the fashion world, and in case you missed it, we're sharing it here. The Telegraph of London has proclaimed that "pink suits . . . have become a soft power uniform for high-profile women." To be specific, the designer pink power pantsuit is showing up in the rooms where it's happening. If this sounds appealing - and how could it not? - we're sharing the wide array of options that await at the moment. Here are 10 examples of the perfect choices for an on trend pink designer power suit - specifically, a pantsuit - for women to wear to work (or other high-profile occasions) in the second half of 2022. Dudes are wearing them, too, by the way - so this is a game everyone can play!
Poignant Patriotism is on View at the Stunning 2022 Whitney Biennial
Every edition of the Whitney Museum's biannual survey of American art is a moment to pause and consider the state of the nation. So, where are we right now? Well, this is a hard time to be in America for many people. And the strains and complexities of what it means to be in this difficult national moment are on full display at this year's Whitney Biennial. In an emotional and provocative exhibit of work by American artists, this year's Biennial poses simple questions with complicated answers. And it reminds us that the American journey is one filled with both darkness and light. Here's what to know, our review, and our favorite photos of the highlights and poignant patriotism on view at the stunning 2022 Whitney Biennial in New York City.

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