Can a luxury umbrella be both “smart” and smart? Meaning, can it be both tech-enabled and stylish? Tough question, dear reader. What are the best “smart” and stylish luxury umbrellas on the market right now?
You may have heard that there’s another royal baby on the way. That made us wonder: what are the best and most luxurious maternity wards in the world? If money is no object, how can you welcome your little princess or prince into the family? Our correspondent Jillian Tangen has rounded up the most posh maternity wards used by celebrities, royalty and the global elite. Spoiler alert: they’re really nice.
It’s hat season! No, not wool fedoras and ski hats and beanies. The season for ornate, whimsical, structured, romantic millinery – for spectacular special occasion hats. A hat for Easter, and spring and summer weddings. Something brilliant for the Kentucky Derby, Ascot, and the Central Park Conservancy Hat Lunch in New York. Plus garden parties, graduations, outdoor concerts and more. But where to find a chic chapeau that will signal confidence and creativity – not kookiness? We’ve rounded up the best makers of couture millinery in the world. Here’s where to find the perfect special occasion hat for you.
April is National Poetry Month. And we say, let’s make it a blow-out celebration this year! But what are the best places in the world to hear poetry and spoken word right now? Even if you haven’t read a poem since college and don’t generally gravitate toward the medium, this a great time to check out some voices you may have been missing. Our correspondent Abbie Martin Greenbaum has rounded up some of the best places in the world to celebrate National Poetry Month. We’re talking open mic nights, poetry slams and other artistic performances. If you’re so inclined, you’ll be able to find fantastic events all month long.
Summer dance festival. Three little words that conjure up a world of beauty, grace, refinement – and also provocation, wild abandon, and heat. What could be better for a weekend adventure or a glorious week away this summer? Whether it’s Lauren Lovette, Michelle Dorrance, or Misty Copeland, there are not-to-be-missed performances everywhere. Abbie Martin Greenbaum has compiled a list of the best ballet and modern dance festivals in the world for summer 2019.