For timeless elegance and grace, it would be hard to do better than a lovely broderie anglaise blouse. The term broderie anglaise is French for “English embroidery.” Evocative of vintage garments, the look is feminine and timeless. If you’re intrigued by the idea, our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy has curated a list of the best chic and luxurious white broderie anglaise blouses to buy right now, as well as how to wear these tops and what to buy if you’re in on this trend.
Before venturing out on our sunny day adventures, we have to talk sunscreen, dear reader. We all need it, all year ’round. The only question open for debate? Which luxury sun protection brand is going to give you the best experience possible? Meaning not greasy, or chalky, or with excessive fragrance. And which luxury sunscreen gives the best protection for those sweet precious days in the sun? Our correspondent Jillian Tangen has curated a list of the best luxury sunscreen brands to buy right now for every age.
Summer is upon us, and you know what that means: open-toe shoe season is here. Many of us are still living under COVID-19 restrictions, and we’re still on the DIY program when it comes to nail care. Is the best luxury nail polish worth the price? Our correspondent Jillian Tangen has done the research, and she has recommendations on the best luxury nail polish brands for a home manicure or pedicure right now. ‘Cause this might last for a while – so you might as well upgrade your DIY mani-pedi supplies right now.
Why is the big (over-sized, huge, giant) luxury tote the “it” bag this summer? Call it a sign of the times, dear reader. We all have to travel these days with a bunch of new accouterments – face mask, hand sanitizer, towel or mat to sit on when we ride the subway. And we still need all the usual stuff: sunscreen, snacks, sunglasses, etc. A tiny nano bag just isn’t going to get the job done. Happily, there are lots of gorgeous over-sized luxury designer tote and beach bags out there right now – here are some of our best favorites to grab and go in summer 2020.
Here’s where to find the best contemporary art on the East End this summer, as new galleries join long-time residents to make East Hampton the center of the art world.