Is someone on your gift list a bookworm? Or perhaps you, yourself, are devoted to all things literary? If books, libraries, and bookstores are a big part of the life of your gift recipient – or if you’re looking for a treat for yourself – we’ve got some ideas for you. Our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy has penned our Christmas and holiday luxury gift guide with the best gifts for book lovers in 2021, with lots of ideas on what to buy for the bookworms and bibliophiles on your list this year.
Looking for a luxury gift this holiday for someone who loves to travel? What are the best cool luxury travel gifts right now for those whose wanderlust will never be sated? Our correspondent Jillian Tangen has has curated our Christmas and holiday travel gift guide for 2021 with the best ideas for luxury gifts for frequent travelers – her, him and them.
Part of the fun of the approach of the holiday season in 2021 is discovering all the Advent Calendars that luxury brands of all kinds have created this year. We’ll turn our attention to the beauty aisle in a separate post. Right now we’re hungry for an edible Advent Calendar – one that has a little treat for every day from December 1 to 25. ‘Cause why not? The holidays can be stressful and a small daily indulgence sounds like an extremely sensible coping mechanism, in our humble opinion. Accordingly, our correspondent Abbie Martin Greenbaum has curated a list of the 12 absolutely best edible Advent Calendars, with food, wine, spirits, sweets and more for 2021. Watch your back, Christmas. Halloween is trying to muscle in on this, too.
The arrival of fall always brings a lot of conversation about new fashion trends. Some of them are gorgeous but highly impractical. Then there’s athleisure, which remains on trend for fall and winter 2021. It’s comfortable, functional and when styled properly, eye-catching as well. Our correspondent Meredith Lepore has curated a list of the chic athleisure and activewear inspired fashion trends for women that you need to know to show up in style in fall 2021.
As the world reopens and we venture out into the New Normal, lots of us are looking for chic accessories that are both eco-friendly and fashionable. Heritage brands like Stella McCartney have been at this for years. And now a new crop of designers is expanding our choices when it comes to thoughtful fashion. Our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy has curated a list of 7 new sustainable eco-friendly handbag brands to know if your personal style demands mindful, timelessly chic luxury accessories.