The world of luxury has many ancient secrets. One of the more interesting ones is the annual Pirelli calendar, which is sent to a select group of wealthy and influential individuals who the company has determined to be appropriate members of their List. And no one else. It’s a tale of art, fashion, money and exclusivity. What could be more luxurious than that? Our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy shares everything you need to know about the insider secret luxury of the Pirelli Calendar, including some of the most talked-about, iconic and infamous images from its history.
Wealthy people can be . . . well, a bit paranoid when it comes to personal security. We’ve heard moguls boast of secret properties in New Zealand to which they will flee when the [fill in the blank] apocalypse arrives. But putting aside those perhaps unwarranted concerns, how do people of reasonable means protect themselves, their families and their property? What are the best luxury home security devices and technology right now? Our ace correspondent Julie Chang Murphy breaks it down for us. Here’s how to protect yourself and your luxury home like a boss.
You may have heard that this is a Presidential election year, dear reader. And even if you’re not a political junkie glued to cable television, you may find that a viewing marathon of movies with political themes is in order. After all, film can sometimes be a clearer and sharper window into our collective history than the daily headlines. Our correspondent Abbie Martin Greenbaum has curated a list of the best movies about American politics, politicians and political campaigns. Curious about which films give us the most insight into the political process in America? Read on.
Have you made a New Year’s resolution or two? Want to turbo-charge achieving success at them this year? It’s time to hit the road, dear reader. Whether your goal is losing weight, reducing stress, or learning a language, here’s the perfect luxury vacation destination to help you keep your New Year’s resolutions.
What’s the best playlist for the month of January this year? We took a vote, and we think the aim should be to keep the New Year’s party going as long as possible. Our correspondent and resident DJ Julie Chang Murphy has created the perfect playlist of music for the month of January 2020. Find it on Spotify here. Press play. And get back on the dance floor.