You’ve hit the jackpot: an invitation to stay at a friend’s or family member’s vacation home. Beautiful location, time with loved ones, and no need to tip the bellman or settle up an enormous bill when it’s time to depart. What could be better? The only thing between you and the perfect vacation is choosing a gift for your gracious host or hostess. Our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy shares our luxury gift guide for the best host and hostess gifts out there right now.
Whether you’re planning a college tour, returning to campus for a big reunion or the big game, or even taking a business trip or a getaway vacation, the choices for chic hotels in college and university towns have never been better. Here’s our list of the best hotels in college and university towns in the US (plus a couple in the UK).
Pat McGrath Labs launched with a great deal of fanfare in 2015. Now, the Mothership has landed in London. Exclusively at Selfridge’s, it’s a playground of bright shiny objects and makeup colors for all. We visited on a recent trip to London, and here’s what we saw. It’s our photo journal of our excellent adventures at the Pat McGrath Mothership in London.
Looking for a knockout gift? Why not bestow a luxury customized gift precisely tailored to the personality, experiences and aesthetic of your recipient? Our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy has developed a luxury gift guide of unique, bespoke, and tailor-made presents. You’ll have the fun of knowing that no one else in the world has exactly the same item as your gift recipient. And they’ll know it, too. That’s some serious luxury. But you have to plan ahead if you decide to go for it.
We’ve been exploring metaphysical trends here at Dandelion Chandelier- first crystals, then astrology and now, the mystical and mysterious tarot. Used for centuries by the very wealthy, they’re an intriguing element of luxury life. Not always spoken of, but frequently present in the lives of the elite. How do tarot cards work? Our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy shares what you need to know about tarot cards.