What’s the best gift you got this year? In all the year-end 2021 roundups, we haven’t found many that focus on that question. And yet, why not? Giving someone the perfect gift bestows on the giver a micro-burst of joy that can’t be beat. And remembering the kindest, most thoughtful or most useful present we got this year is a good way to get focused on gratitude as 2021 draws to a close. So this year, at Dandelion Chandelier, we’re sharing a new “Best of” list. Here’s our year-end look back at the best ideas for gifting based on favorites we gave and received as luxury gifts in 2021, including accessories, attire, jewelry, handbags, and more.
This is the time of year when all the big consumer tech brands release the latest versions of their phones, headphones, ear buds and more. It’s fun to try and buy the next thing in personal technology. But for those who love fashion as well as function, what’s the best luxury gear to hold your cool new tech gadgets right now? Here’s our roundup of the best cool new tech accessories from the most elite luxury brands – including Gucci, Louis Vuitton, FENDI, Saint Laurent and Dior – for technology devices like smartphones, ear buds and more.
Whether for Fashion Week, the haute couture shows, the winter holidays or a last-minute vacation, you may be heading to Paris soon. And you may, at some point, be in the mood to shop. So, in this post COVID-19 world, where is the best luxury shopping in Paris? Our ace correspondent Abbie Martin Greenbaum has rounded up insider tips for our guide to the 12 best luxury shopping streets, new and iconic boutiques and stores, and other must-visit retail in Paris right now.
The effortless chic and power that the right pair of wide-leg pants can convey should never be underestimated. Lauren Bacall may have started it, but the look is just as brilliant now as it was back in the day. If, like us, you’re uncertain about whether your frame or body type can pull off a look that seems to favor the tall among us, fear not. Our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy has found 10 pairs of wide-leg trousers for women from some of our favorite designer brands that demonstrate how to wear the big fashion trend of fall 2021.
You wanna travel like a boss? Bring the right gear. A great suitcase just makes traveling more stylish and enjoyable – and what better time than now to figure out how to make traveling again more fun? Our correspondent Jillian Tangen has curated a list of 12 of the best new suitcases, carry on and roller bags and other designer luggage to help you travel with joy and style in 2021. And beyond.