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What’s the Best Playlist for Thanksgiving This Year?
What's the best music playlist to listen to on Thanksgiving this year, with songs that invoke all the feels of this holiday season? Food, family, friends, fall, football and frenetic activity are all on tap. We have created a perfect playlist of music for Thanksgiving. Find it on Spotify here. Press play. And get this holiday started. What’s…
Christmas holiday luxury gift shop with the best gifts for avid readers, bibliophiles and book lovers, including bookends, lights and more.
Holiday Luxury Gift Shop: The 17 Best an Avid Reader will Love
Is someone on your holiday gift list an avid reader? If books, libraries, and bookstores are a big part of the life of your gift recipient, we've got some ideas. We have curated our Christmas holiday luxury gift shop with the best gifts avid readers, bibliophiles and book lovers will love, including reading lights, designer bookends and…
What’s the Best Playlist for the Month of September This Year?
Wondering what to listen to if you want to feel a jolt of autumn energy during the month of September this year? We think songs of determination, encouragement, strength and joy feel right for this moment. Dandelion Chandelier correspondent and resident DJ Julie Chang Murphy has created a music playlist of songs perfect as the soundtrack for the month of September. Find it on Spotify here. Stand up. Set your goals. Press play. And be strong in September, all month long.
The 11 Best Online Classes and Remote Academic Programs for Kids
It's back to school season, and most families with school-aged children are buying supplies and outfits for offspring heading off to classrooms filled with teachers and other students. But sometimes, for a variety of reasons, parents decide that their child or teenager requires remote academic instruction. If that's the case, what are the best online academic programs (some that grant degrees) out there right now? Our correspondent (and mother of three) Julie Chang Murphy has answers. Here are 11 of the best remote academic programs, distance learning online classes and educational websites for kids for at-home learning right now.
How to Make Your Backyard the Best Room in Your Luxury Home
Spring cleaning is no fun which is why we'd rather procrastinate by creating an inviting outdoor space for your family and friends! Our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy has everything you need to know about how to decorate to make your backyard or patio the most luxurious, engaging and best room in your house, including chic luxury outdoor home decor, furniture, rugs and accessories. Let's get out!
The 12 Top Sustainable Luxury Fashion Brands You Need to Know
Do you have to sacrifice style for sustainability? Not anymore. Our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy has investigated the world of sustainable luxury fashion, and she's sharing the latest. Here's our list of some of the top sustainable luxury fashion brands you need to know about (and consider buying) right now, including Stella McCartney, Gabriella Hearst, Brother Vellies, and Reformation.
15 Eco Friendly Luxury Items Perfect for an Outdoor Dinner Party
Eco friendly entertaining is important for the planet. And with the ban on single-use plastic growing in many locations, it will soon become mandatory. But can outdoor parties using sustainable items also be chic? With these eco friendly luxury home décor brands, the answer is an emphatic yes. Our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy has done the research, and she's sharing the best eco friendly luxury tabletop items from home décor brands right now that are perfect for a sustainable outdoor dinner party, including napkins, straws and more.
4 Trusted Websites Best to Buy and Sell Used Luxury Home Goods
Now that your spring cleaning is finally done, why not make some money? Your discarded "stuff" could be perfect for one of the best luxury home goods re-sale sites. You will, of course, also be contributing the growth of the circular economy and luxury sustainability efforts. Our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy is sharing the facts on the best trusted resale websites to buy and sell used high-end luxury home goods and vintage furniture online when you no longer need them due to a move or a successful decluttering project.
20 Dance Songs Best for a Spring Cleaning Playlist
New month, new music! As the world opens up this April, and the After Times seem to be approaching with their promise of a fresh start, there's really no excuse, people. Spring cleaning awaits. Our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy has created the perfect music playlist of what to listen to in the month of April, and the theme is what to list to when you need energizing songs and music to motivate you for spring cleaning. To get your Marie Kondo on, just press play here. Get ready dust bunnies. We're coming for you . . .
How to Find the Best Luxury Summer Rental Home on Nantucket 2022
Looking for the perfect rental home on Nantucket this summer? Have a look at our 9-step guide to finding the perfect luxury rental. Then check out the fun facts and good-to-knows that our correspndent Julie Chang Murphy has uncovered, and view some specific properties that are currently for rent on the island that caught our eye. We’ve profiled five Nantucket neighborhoods, along with the hotels and eateries that get strong reviews, in case you decide to visit during your house hunt. We feel you coming, summer. And we are so ready. Here's how to find the best luxury summer rental home on Nantucket 2022 for you, your family and friends among homes currently on the market.
How to Find the Best Luxury Summer Rental Home in Hamptons 2022
Looking for the perfect home to rent in the Hamptons for summer 2022? Have a look at our 9-step guide to finding the perfect luxury rental. And assess which of the 7 social circles in the Hamptons suits you best. Then check out some of the specific fun facts and good things to know that our ace correspondent Julie Chang Murphy has uncovered, as well as some specific properties that are currently for rent that caught our eye. We’ve also noted our favorite hotels and restaurants, should you decide to visit before you make your final rental decision. Summer’s almost here. Let's make plans! Most of our staff are New Yorkers, so we know from the Hamptons - here's how to find the best luxury summer rental home for you in 2022.
How to Find the Best Summer Rental Home on Martha’s Vineyard 2022
Looking for the perfect luxury rental home on Martha’s Vineyard for summer vacation 2022? Have a look at our 9-step guide to finding the perfect luxury rental. And assess which of the 5 social circles of Martha’s Vineyard is yours. Then check out some of the specific fun facts and good things to know that we’ve uncovered, as well as some specific properties that are currently for rent that caught our eye. Summer’s almost here! Let's make some plans. Here's how to find the best luxury summer rental home on the island of Martha’s Vineyard for vacation 2022 for you, your family and friends.
How to Find the Perfect Rental Home for a Luxury Summer Vacation
We don't know about you, but as soon as the first day of spring arrives, we start dreaming about summer. And sometimes that means we start daydreaming about renting a home for summer vacation. You know, a place with a pool, a great kitchen, an easy walk to the beach and a well-stocked library. If you're similarly situated, and ready to find your summer home away from home, we've got some suggestions. Our ace correspondent Julie Chang Murphy is sharing her expert tips on how to find the perfect luxury rental home this summer 2022 in elite vacation destinations like the Hamptons, Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard.
20 Best Luxury Tennis Brands and New Clothes for 2022
Would you play more tennis if the outfits you played in were incredibly chic? Um, yeah. We definitely would. So, what are the best luxury tennis clothes for women right now? Our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy has curated a list of the best luxury designer tennis clothes and boutique fashion apparel brands for women, and the on-trend tennis outfits for spring summer 2022.

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