Our Luxury Calendar provides a comprehensive overview of the top events unfolding around the world every month. Some are micro-luxuries (like a really good book) and others are on a grand, epic scale. Personally, if schedules and money were no object, and we could do anything we’d like, here are our top picks for the best luxury events and experiences in the world in December 2020. Consider it your luxury calendar of the can’t-miss events in fashion, art, music, sports, travel and culinary arts in this month of November.
With so many changes in our holiday traditions this year, here at Dandelion Chandelier we’ve been feeling the need for some good old school Thanksgiving feelings. And happily, we’ve found music, books, movies and fragrance to get us into a Thanksgiving groove. Now we’re turning our attention to podcasts that can help us feel the warmth and gratitude of the season, Our correspondent Abbie Martin Greenbaum has curated a list of the 10 best Thanksgiving podcasts to listen to right now.
Scent is one of the most powerful triggers of memory. And surrounding ourselves with a fragrance is one way to transport ourselves back in time. Or to help us seal in precious memories of the present. Our correspondent Jillian Tangen has curated a list of the best luxury scented candles with the fragrance of fall and Thanksgiving this year.
With COVID-19 sadly resurging just as the holidays arrive, what are the best ways to gather outdoors for winter holiday parties and meals with proper social distancing? Our correspondent Jillian Tangen has rounded up everything we need to know about how to host a luxury holiday meal or party outdoors, and what to do to entertain safely at home with social distancing in cold weather this winter. ‘Cause if they can do it in the Alps, why not do the same in your own backyard?
As Veteran’s Day – or Armistice, Remembrance or Poppy Day – approaches on November 11, it can sometimes be difficult to slow down and take the time to honor the spirit of the day. It’s in the middle of the long stretch of the holiday season, with plans to make, errands to run and shopping to do. Generally not a time of the year that’s conductive to reflection and remembrance of loss. And yet. Making the time to do so honors not just those lost to war – it reminds us of the heavy burden being borne by some of our fellow citizens each and every day, right now. How can we make space for a sober tribute – no matter how quiet and private – on Veteran’s Day this year? We can visit a memorial or a museum. We can read a poem or a book. Or we can watch an iconic film. Our resident cineaste Abbie Martin Greenbaum has curated a list of the 1o best war movies to watch on Veteran’s Day …