Author: Julie Murphy

The Inside Guide to the Best Vintage Shopping in America

The Inside Guide to the Best Vintage Shopping in America

Supporting sustainable luxury can be done in many ways: buying from designers committed to eco-friendly fashion – even “trashion.” You can shop designer resale sites like the RealReal. And you can also shop vintage. Our ace correspondent Julie Chang Murphy has curated an inside guide to the best vintage shopping in America right now, both online and retail, including fashion, home décor and more.

The best Christmas decorations in New York this year

The Best Christmas Decorations in New York this Year

If you’re dreaming of New York City during the holiday season, but can’t make it here in person, why not take a virtual vacation? Our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy has curated a photo journal of the best Christmas decorations in New York this year, including iconic store windows, lights and light shows, and towering Christmas trees. Here’s a glimpse of our sparkling city during one of the best times of the year.

the luxury holiday gift guide to the best gifts in beauty and fragrance

The Luxury Gift Guide: The Best in Fragrance and Beauty

Looking for the perfect luxury holiday gift? Why not gift something from the beauty aisle? Something to soothe and pamper your loved one. After the year we’ve had, surely they deserve it! And happily, with beauty and fragrance gifts, you don’t have to worry about getting the right size. Which is already going to reduce your stress level. Our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy has curated our ultimate luxury holiday gift guide with the best in fragrance and beauty right now, including products we love for the face, bath and body and hair care.

What You Need to Know Now About Giving Gifts at Work

What You Need to Know Now About Giving Gifts at Work

Whether it’s a luxury holiday gift, a birthday present, an anniversary or wedding gift, or even a “just because” everyday present, the etiquette rules of gift giving are difficult to master. But no worries. Our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy, trained anthropologist and savvy gift-giver, breaks it all down for us in our ongoing series, luxury lessons: the gift giving etiquette we all need to know. Wondering about the etiquette of gift giving in a business setting? Here’s how to give the best holiday business gift at work to clients, employees and even the boss.