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LUXURY PRODUCTS AND EXPERIENCES WE LOVE

luxury photo journey to the new food hall at harrods

The Luxury Photo Journey is an occasional series here at Dandelion Chandelier. Sometimes we find ourselves in a place so stunningly beautiful that words fail us. So we let the images do most of the talking. This is our photo journey to the new food hall at Harrods in London. Get a first look at the new Fresh Food Market and the other new renovations. Who knew that shopping for edibles could be so much fun?

What you need to know about the new Frieze LA Art Show

It’s finally here!  The new Frieze LA Art Show, under the direction of Victoria Siddall and Bettina Korek, is open. Here’s what you need to know: the best works on display; the fabulous parties, the retail pop-ups, and the museum shows that are unfolding alongside the new art show. Falling directly between Grammy weekend and Oscar weekend, its the perfect moment for a harmonic convergence of the worlds of fashion, celebrity and art. Los Angeles is where it’s all happening this weekend, dear reader. Are you ready?

best restaurants in luxury retail: palette at bergdorf’s

Can a restaurant in a luxury retail store ever live up to the best standalone fine dining establishments in the world? We decided to find out. In our ongoing series, Retail Restaurants, we go in search of the best restaurants in luxury retail stores in cities around the world. In this edition, we get a taste of Palette at Bergdorf Goodman’s in New York. It’s the “other” Bergdorf restaurant, in the basement of the iconic retailer.

fresh fun new ways to give flowers for valentine’s day

A gift of flowers is de rigueur for Valentine’s Day. And a red rose is traditionally the go-to bloom. Why give red roses on Valentine’s Day? Well, no sweetheart would be disappointed with a dozen long-stemmed red roses. It’s a very safe choice. But what if you want to do something new? Something bold, different, creative and more personal? We asked our expert ace floral artist Miko Akasaka for help. And she’s given us some fresh fun new ways to give flowers for Valentine’s Day this year. There are, in fact, beautiful and romantic alternatives to roses!

fine food and fine art at the whitney in new york

Can a museum restaurant ever live up to its surroundings? We decided to find out. In our ongoing series, Fine Food, Fine Art, we go in search of the best restaurants at museums in glittering cosmopolitan cities all around the world. In this edition, we explore Untitled at the Whitney. It’s one of the best restaurants we’ve visited at a museum in New York City.