If you had to describe the year 2020 using only the songs and music that defined the mood, vibe and tone of the year, what would they be? Our correspondent and resident DJ Julie Chang Murphy has taken on this formidable task and curated our playlist of the 20 defining songs of 2020 – the ones that best define the year of the COVID-19 pandemic, and capture the vibe and the new normal we’re living in right now. You can find it on Spotify here. Press play. And kiss 2020 goodbye.
Some people love traditional Christmas holiday music, and view it as one of the joys of the season. Others cringe when they hear it, longing for something fresh and modern to make the Yuletide bright. If that’s you, you’ve come to right place. Our ace correspondent Lindsey Graham (no, not THAT Lindsey Graham, our Lindsey Graham) is sharing a curated list of the best new Christmas 2020 songs and music, new releases from Little Nas X, Kelly Clarkson, Shawn Mendes and Mariah Carey. Yep, you heard that right: Mariah Carey has a new Christmas song! We’ve included Spotify and YouTube links, so you can listen to these top tunes, or watch the music videos. Or both! Pour yourself some eggnog, and let the party begin!
Our Luxury Calendar provides a comprehensive overview of the top events unfolding around the world every month. Some are micro-luxuries (like a really good book) and others are on a grand, epic scale. Personally, if schedules and money were no object, and we could do anything we’d like, here are our top picks for the best luxury events and experiences on the calendar in the world in October 2020: the can’t-miss events in fashion, art, culture, music, sports, travel and culinary arts this October.
Sometimes the best gift is the one that helps fuel your favorite pastime, hobby or personal passion. With that in mind, Team Dandelion Chandelier has curated a set of luxury holiday gift guides filled with ideas for gifts for every favorite off-duty pursuit: our thoughts on what to buy that will best fuel their pastimes, hobbies and passions. From travel, sports, tech and fitness to books, movies and music, if someone on your list is wild about a topic or activity, we’ve got ideas on what luxury gifts would be best to buy for them this holiday.
What’s the perfect present for a music aficionado? Whether its a new music tech gadget, a memoir from a rock star, album cover art or rock and roll designer fashion, we’ve got ideas on what to buy as the best luxury gift for a music lover. Our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy has curated our luxury gift guide of the best gifts for the music lovers on your list this holiday season.