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.
One of life’s sweetest luxuries is a romantic meal with your beloved. But where to go for the perfect romantic restaurant meal on date night? Our correspondent Jillian Tangen has curated a list of the most romantic luxury restaurants in the world right now.
Is someone on your gift list a great cook? Or a passionate foodie? Or both? We asked our Food Editor Nicole Douillet to help us suss out the best luxury gifts for cooks, people who love to grill and foodies. Here’s her curated ultimate luxury gift guide with the best ideas for foodies and passionate home cooks right now, including several for under $50.
If you’re a member of Team Snow, and planning to embrace all that winter has to offer, you may be wondering where to find like-minded people. What are the best winter festivals of snow and ice in the world? Our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy put on her favorite puffer jacket and investigated. Here’s how to find the best winter wonderlands this year.
Going retail shopping in New York City anytime soon? There are so many new luxury retail stores in town right now that an edit is in order. In our series “J+J Shop,” our intrepid correspondents Julie Chang Murphy and Jillian Tangen are doing the legwork so that you don’t have to. Recently, they took a trip to the new Nordstrom’s women’s store in Midtown. Here’s their report; the headline is that there’s lots to love about the luxury experience of Nordstrom’s women’s New York.