As summer kicks into full swing, so does the world of equestrian sports. July, August and early September are home to some of the best events in horse sport and horse racing. And also to some of the best fashion and people-watching you’ll find in the summer months. Our correspondent Jillian Tangen has rounded up the most elite summer equestrian events in the world for 2019.
The already highly-caffeinated denizens of New York City have lately entered a Golden Age of Coffee. New roasters and artisanal brands have taken over the city (some of the best coffee in Manhattan is at the new Hudson Yards). Some coffee purveyors have erected enormous temples to a cup of Joe (yep, we’re looking at you, Starbucks). Others feel almost like science labs. Which ones are worth the trip? Our intrepid correspondent Abbie Martin Greenbaum has rounded up the best places for a cup of coffee in New York City 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.
We climbed the new sculpture from Thomas Heatherwick and Heatherwick Studio at Hudson Yards in New York City on a sunny early-spring day in March. Here’s everything you need to know about it: how to get tickets to climb the Vessel, and what it’s like once you’re there, with photos. The headline? The experience is stimulating, energizing, whimsical and stunning. And like so many true luxuries in life, this one is free.