The annual festival of music, film, innovation and ideas, South By Southwest (SXSW) has concluded for the year. What’s the forecast for luxury brands based on the presentations and discussions? Our correspondent Lillian Pontius-Goldblatt shares her top three takeaways from SXSW 2019 on the future of luxury.
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.
The Dandelion Chandelier Luminary Café is the place to find a series of personal interviews with fascinating people who are stellar achievers in their chosen field of endeavor. Our Luminaries are sharing their origin stories, life philosophies, secret songs, guilty pleasures and hidden talents. In this edition, we interview founder and designer Jessie Randall of the luxury accessories brand Loeffler Randall.
A new limited edition “Freedom of Expression” medallion from luxury jeweler Foundrae will directly benefit free speech and the protection of journalists. Crafted in combination with award-winning novelist and essayist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, all proceeds from the sale of the $3,950 pendant will benefit PEN America. We were invited to the gala celebration to launch this wonderful collaboration. Here are the highlights. #freedomofexpression
Looking for sustainable and affordable luxury items? Want to be a part of the circular fashion economy? Shopping and wearing vintage items is a great way to achieve those goals. And now you can easily find vintage luxury treasures online. The RealReal and Rebag are among the many options available for online shopping for pre-owned designer fashion and accessories. Our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy profiles the best luxury consignment and resale sites right now.