Shopping for a gift for the kids in your life can be among the toughest of tasks. Figuring out what’s age-appropriate, fun, and perhaps containing a wee bit of educational content is sometimes a Herculean task. And if it’s not your kid you’re shopping for, add an additional layer of complexity in figuring out whether Mom and Dad will love the gift as much as their offspring do. Not to worry. Our intrepid correspondent (and mother of three) Jillian Tangen is sharing our guide to the best luxury gifts for kids of all ages. So you can be sure that all of these are parent-approved.
Looking for a stand-out luxury gift? Love the color orange? Our luxury gift guide to the best in the color orange should give you lots of inspiration and ideas. Our correspondent Jillian Tangen has rounded up the best luxury gifts that are the color orange. Sunny, sweet and eye-catching – it’s hard not to love orange.
What are the best bookstores in the world? London is blessed with several of the book shops that we have on our list. We recently visited Maison Assouline on Piccadilly in London. Dear reader, next time you’re in London, definitely visit this shop. It’s a stylish book lover’s dream. And it’s not only one of the best bookstores in London – it’s one of the best in the world.
Fashion and film are a match made in heaven. Sure, the red carpet is the most visible collaboration between the two. But what some cineastes and fashion mavens may not fully appreciate is how often the two literally converge. Several times a year, global luxury fashion brands craft unique short films about their new collections. They work with notable directors and award-winning actors, and the films are often brilliant. Our correspondent Abbie Martin Greenbaum rates the most recent crop of films from luxury fashion brands. These are the best films made by luxury fashion brands in the past year.
Sustainable fashion is rapidly growing in importance, and in market share, in the luxury world. One of the hottest areas is fur, as more and more global luxury brands go fur-free. So what are the best luxury faux fur brands in the world right now? Our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy has rounded up eight designers and brands that are at the sustainable fashion forefront in fur.