Have you heard? Of course you have, because for at least a few moments last week the fashion world was solely focused on a seminal 2021 event. No, not the D.C. insurrection. The Disappearance of Bottega Veneta from social media. Which got us to thinking: is mystery the new authenticity? Is a whisper the new shout? Is this a bad move or a boss move? Perhaps the new definition of luxury brand power is this: real power is when a brand is so strong it can disappear from Facebook, Instagram and Twitter and other social media and still be the object of clamorous attention and intense desire. Political types, you might also want to take note.
As the chill winds begin to blow and the rush of the holidays dies away, lots of us begin thinking about where to go for a winter vacation that demands nothing of us. We love to ski as much as anyone – but we’re talking about places to go that only require the right companion, a couple of cute sweaters and a pile of great books to read to become a true winter paradise. If you’re similarly inclined, our intrepid correspondent Jillian Tangen has curated a list of where to find the most luxurious “hygge” hotels and resorts in the world to escape to this winter.
What’s so magical about Deer Valley, Utah? The readers of Conde Nast Traveler just named it the best ski resort in North America for 2020. But is the hype actually true? In a word: Yep. It’s hella good skiing and also wonderful for apres-ski. In this edition of Insider Itinerary, our correspondent Jillian Tangen shares her luxury insider tips on the best first family ski trip to Deer Valley, Utah, including where to stay, eat, ski and what to do with kids while you’re there.
Looking for a winter 2020 luxury holiday vacation destination? After the year that we’ve just endured, who isn’t? We’re in the mood for some joy and freedom – but what are the best places to go to find them in this miserable coronavirus era? Our intrepid correspondent Jillian Tangen is breaking down where to go this year: the best destinations for a luxury winter holiday vacation right now, during COVID 19 2020-2021. Spoiler alert: whether you’re seeking sand or snow, there are actually some good options, dear reader.
What are you doing about Thanksgiving this year? 2020 has been . . . well . . . trying (that would be a polite way to say REALLY SERIOUSLY AWFUL). And yet if we are lucky enough, we will still have the opportunity to share a meal with loved ones and focus on the things we are grateful for. But where? With the pandemic putting a damper on family Turkey Day gatherings this year, consider traveling solo or with your quarantine pod to these delicious, socially distant dining destinations. We’ve got the intel on where to travel for a luxury gourmet meal for Thanksgiving 2020. Our ace correspondent Jeanette Settembre has curated a list of the 7 best foodie destinations in America for the fall and Thanksgiving this year.