What’s the best playlist for the month of August this year? Dandelion Chandelier correspondent and resident DJ Julie Chang Murphy has created a perfect playlist of music for the month of August. Our personal favorite is track number 4. Find it on Spotify here. Add some ice to your drink. Press play. And feel August.
Some people have exceptional taste as well as expertise in home decor and design. As a result, these lucky few tend to enjoy feathering their nests with exquisite objects. Should you be in search of a gift for such a sophisticated person, what’s the perfect item or experience to give? Whether your recipient is just getting started, or has already curated a gorgeous home, our correspondent Jillian Tangen has inspiration and ideas for you. In this luxury gift guide, we’ve rounded up the best for home decor and design aficionados.
In our ongoing quest for serenity, we’ve explored books to inspire us to tidy up our living spaces. We’ve assessed ways to monetize and recycle the furniture and apparel that we no longer need. But what if you’re stuck at Phase 1, which is getting your house in order? Our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy has the solution. Here, she shares the best professional home organizing consultants. If you need help de-cluttering your home, one of them may be just the catalyst you need.
There’s so much happening in America right now. Which caused us to ask: what’s the best playlist for July 4th this year? Correspondent and DJ Julie Chang Murphy has created a playlist of the perfect American songs for Independence Day this year. Find it on Spotify here.
Wealthy people can be . . . well, a bit paranoid when it comes to personal security. We’ve heard moguls boast of secret properties in New Zealand to which they will flee when the [fill in the blank] apocalypse arrives. But putting aside those perhaps unwarranted concerns, how do people of reasonable means protect themselves, their families and their property? What are the best luxury home security devices and technology right now? Our ace correspondent Julie Chang Murphy breaks it down for us. Here’s how to protect yourself and your luxury home like a boss.