Lock it Up! Victorinox's Travel Locks
Victorinox's travel locks: I would not go anywhere without them now that I have used gotten accustomed to using them.
Clean Sweep: Dyson's New Animal Vacuum Cleaner
You'd never think to push a vacuum cleaner the 850-mile distance between Wiltshire, England and Valencia, Spain, but the engineers at Dyson more or less do that all the time.
Crazy for Crocs and the New NYC Flagship Store
With two shops already in Manhattan, on the Upper West Side and in SoHo, the company added to its footprint in Gotham, just this past month, with a flagship shop on West 34th Street.
Golf & Body NYC - A Country Club in the City
The state-of-the-art and exclusive Golf & Body NYC offers city-bound or resident golfers a year-round place to play, train and entertain
Yael Sonia - The Style Interview
With a new by-appointment, custom-designed SoHo showroom and two new collections, the international designer is busier than ever
Fall/Winter 2013 Runway Report: Seasonal Sizzle
Designers played with their audiences and raised their spirits, despite the traditional somber palette and the customary weight (literal and figurative) of the clothing
Christian Louboutin: Fantasy, Fun, Frolic - and Fabulous Fashion
The exhibit at Toronto's Design Exchange highlights over 250 shoes, sketches, and personal artifacts from Louboutin's work, personal life, and travels
Scents & Sensibility
By year’s end, over 1,000 new perfumes will have been brought to market, each an individual, distinct intermingling of nature’s delicious alchemy. Here are but four that will waft into a store near you
New Stores Not to Miss - Summer 2013
Recent store openings in NYC include Baccarat and Hästens on Madison Avenue
For a Fête With a Theme...
Themes are a wonderful way to create a summer night to remember. We’ve picked a sultry Moroccan-styled celebration to give guests something to talk about
For the Garden Party...
From elegant seating to the quintessential afternoon tea service, play up the natural beauty of summer with antiques that will wow your guests
Cool Down, Look Hot
Gems in the colors of icy, refreshing and frosty summer treats
Deep-Sixing Time - Watches for the Underwater Explorer
Today’s technology and know-how makes the typical diving watch a thing of beauty, in addition to being water-resistant
Shop Italy on Madison in NYC through June 9
O.K., bambini, it's the perfect moment to think about la bell' Italia
Loving the Little Black Dress
In a recent exhibit, in a stunning coffee table book, and in the hands of almost every fashion designer, the timeless frock is always venerated
Summer Fun - The Best of NYC in Bright Colors
When everything's sunny and bright, we want to don garments that are peppy and vibrant, dress our tables in rainbows of color, and in general surround ourselves with objets that are colorful and joyous.
The Fabulous Four Corners and Beyond
It’s the Mecca of world-class shopping, the gilded four corners of luxury boutiques and specialty shops. “It” is the crossroads of 57th Street and Fifth Avenue, which forms the nexus of Manhattan’s most exclusive mercantile mile.
Editor's Picks: A Fresh Face for Spring
When March’s proverbial wrathful lion morphs into the gentle lamb, it’s time to address our “abused” skin and hair—damaged and dried from the season’s ravages. It’s also the time we are prompted to think of a fresh look for spring.
Runway Report - Spring 2013
Trendy styles usually build on looks of the last season or two; this spring, however, the trends are somewhat unexpected, with few echoes from past seasons.
Talking With Suzette Gomes of Cora International
The London-born chief executive officer of Cora International, which manufactures some of the world’s largest and rarest diamonds right here in Manhattan, discusses her biggest challenge, her love of New York and why diamonds really are a girl’s best friend.
Pretty in Pearls
Luxurious, mysterious, and mythic, pearls are one of nature’s wonders, perfect orbs of iridescent beauty. Equally remarkable is the process that creates each gleaming gem—an alchemist’s brew of art, science, and luck.
New (Downtown) Stores Not to Miss - Spring 2013
Interior designer Richard Mishaan's latest showroom, Homer, and Joie's new boutique on Wooster Street.
With so many marvels on the market this season, here’s our guide to some of the best new gadgets and gear.
New Men’s Stores Not to Miss
Christian Louboutin's "shoe tattoo" parlor in the Meatpacking District and Paul & Shark's flagship on Madison Avenue.
At Its New location, MacKenzie-Childs Expands Its Lifestyle Brand
As MacKenzie-Childs switches up their New York flagship, the company is also emphasizing its newest design venture, Parchment Check.