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LUXURY PRODUCTS AND EXPERIENCES WE LOVE

the new neiman marcus hudson yards is not to be missed

Hudson Yards in New York City is open for business. And it includes many luxury shopping experiences that are not to be missed. Here’s our inside guide to Neiman Marcus: the store and its restaurants and special services. We’re sharing photos and observations from our first two visits. It’s everything you need to know about this latest luxury arrival in the city.

Luxury Lessons: What You Need to Know About Crystals

In our stressed-out times, one of the most precious luxuries is a calm and purposeful state of mind. To help us all get there and stay there, our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy has developed a primer about how to use crystals in everyday life. Here’s our guide to what you need to know about crystals: what kinds there are, how to buy them, the best crystal-infused beauty products, and how to use crystals in your home. Get ready for the magic.

Luxury Fashion Comes to Life at the New Neiman Marcus

Why shop retail? Well, sometimes its the best way to fully experience the craftsmanship and creativity required to design a fabulous dress. We were invited to the very first “Neiman Marcus Live” presentation at the brand’s dazzling new store at Hudson Yards in New York City. Fashion Director Ken Downing interviewed designer Zac Posen while the designer simultaneously demonstrated the fine art of draping. The result? Seeing luxury fashion come to life at the New York City Neiman Marcus. So. Much. Fun.

How to get the most out of Attending SXSW This Year

Heading for South by Southwest (SXSW) in March? Our correspondent Lillian Pontius-Goldblatt shares everything she learned during her first visit. And the things she wishes someone had told her before she went. Here are her inside tips on how to get the most out of attending South by Southwest (SXSW): what to pack for SXSW, how to schedule your time, and what to do while you’re in Austin.