Is it possible that what we wear affects our mood? Ummm . . . yeah. Small wonder then that as we stumble out of our pandemic fog and emerge back into society, lots of us are reaching for uplifting outfits. Otherwise known as “dopamine dressing,” it’s very easy to do. Think color, sparkle, feathers and frippery, and you’re there. Our correspondent Meredith Lepore shows how to get happy with designer fashion outfits that are the epitome of dopamine dressing, including dresses, pants, shorts, purses, and more.
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 what to do: the 25 best luxury events and experiences in the world in August 2022. Consider it your luxury events calendar of the can’t-miss events in fashion, art, music, sports, travel and culinary arts in the month of August 2022.
Are you staring into your closet and wondering what to wear in August 2022? We’ve got ideas and style inspiration on what to wear in August 2022 whether you’re working from home, back at the office, working out, lounging around, or on vacation. The wild abandon of August is license to go a little bit over the top, in our view. So embracing all the big summer designer fashion trends – no matter how out there – is what to wear to in August 2022: think Barbie pink, a miniskirt suit, a cut out top, tomato red, rhinestones and more.
Our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy has curated a list of essentials in fashion and tabletop items to host the best garden party this summer, including dresses, handbags, plates, glasses, and more.
You may have already heard that it’s the Summer of Crochet (and more generally, the season of Craftcore). There are crafty items in almost every category in the designer collections for spring-summer 2022. And from what we’ve seen so far, the trend shows no signs of abating as we head into the fall. To help you find your mate in this plethora of merchandise, we’ve rounded up the best luxury designer crochet accessories, including hats, headbands, gloves, earrings and more, so you can channel this hot fashion trend now and through the rest of this year.