We’ve been daydreaming a lot in recent days. The subject of our fantasies? Imagining the happy new shoes we’ll be wearing when we’re free to roam after the coronavirus pandemic subsides. If you’re ready to dream a little dream, here are our top picks: 15 chic luxury designer shoes of every kind perfect for stepping into post-pandemic life, including boots, sneakers, sandals and slides. You remember shoes, don’t you?
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 April 11, 2021, these are the top 10 headlines you need to know to understand and join the conversation this week about professional sports, including football, baseball, golf, tennis and basketball.
Summer music festival season is almost here, and our correspondent Abbie Martin Greenbaum has rounded up 17 summer pop music festivals around the world that are the best of them all for 2021. You’ll find the best most iconic hip-hop, R&B, EDM, alternative, world, rock and pop music summer festivals on this list. The good news? You can spend every weekend this summer and fall at a sensational outdoor music festival somewhere in the world.
So, it seems that “hybrid” arrangements are the future of work for the majority of professionals. Meaning, some days in the office and some days continuing to work from home. But does that mean that now we need two work wardrobes? Ugh! Not to worry. Our ace correspondent Funto Omojola has spoken with the stylists and fashion experts Eileen Nguyen and Samantha Brown. And she’s sharing their expert fashion tips on the 5 best ways to take your trusted work-from-home (WFH) wardrobe outfits back to your office in style. And vice versa. These essential wardrobe pieces will easily do double duty – making them the best work-from-home and office hybrid fashion out there right now.
This seems like an important moment – if ever there was one – to engage in reflection, conversation and active listening about what is going on in America. Every time we think we’ve reached a peak in terms of urgency for this to occur, a new incident reminds us that there is a lot of really difficult work ahead of us. Difficult days. Tough conversations. Hard lessons to learn – or re-learn. In that spirit, our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy has curated a list of the best, most essential, non-fiction books to read right now about the Asian American experience, including memoirs, essays and histories. So much has already been said – and yet this relatively new crop of books holds additional wisdom and truths that we all really need to hear.