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Act Now to Gift the Hottest-Selling Luxuries this Year

Who wants to be a holiday hero? That cool cat who can sit back and watch their loved ones squeal in delight as presents are opened, knowing that they’ve scored the hardest-to-get items that everyone wants. It’s not just little kids who get their hearts set on a particular gift only to have their parents tearing out their hair trying to find it at the last minute. Grown folks can get attached to the idea of one particular gift, too. Many movie and sitcom plots turn on this very dilemma, but IRL, it is SO not funny. If you’re one of those people who likes to get all of their holiday gift shopping done before the leaves have fallen from the trees, here are some ideas for fantastic experiences and products that you can buy right now. They’ll delight the gift recipient when the big day actually arrives, in no small measure because they’re sure to sell out – you’ll be able to gift something that lots of people might want but cannot get their …

Could the Future of Luxury Retail Actually Be Fun?

We have seen the future of retail. And it’s fun. Literally. While old-line department stores and legacy brick and mortar retailers struggle to stay relevant and generate foot traffic, and launch somewhat far-fetched initiatives (we’re looking at you, Saks Fifth Avenue Wellery), on a recent trip to Martha’s Vineyard, we stumbled across a small retail location that points a clear path to the future for traditional retail. And it’s all about entertainment and fun.

Luxury Lessons: How to Wear White Boots like a Cool Girl

You know all of the essential fall/winter 2017 luxury trends: the must-have coats, jackets, shoes, boots, handbags, day wear and jewelry. You can name-check the “it” pieces: the white boot, the sock boot, the vinyl trench coat, mismatched earrings, velvet and the fur handbag. So what’s the problem? Well, for many people the idea of wearing any one of these trends in real life – let alone more than one – can be intimidating.  Raise your hand if you were a cool kid in high school, always on, always with the right look, and never trying too hard. Hmm. Not many hands in the air. We feel you. Fashion is hard. If it were easy, everyone would look fantastic all the time. But never fear. Our Dandelion Chandelier global Style Council has convened to talk you through the big fall/winter 2017 trends, and how to make them work in your actual life, with your existing wardrobe. No fashion-school jargon, and no showing off: just some practical tips to have you looking chic in seconds. It’s …

The Fall 2017 Trends You Need to Know: Jewelry

It’s that time of year: fall shopping season! Here’s your list of the important luxury trends for fall/winter 2017 that we spotted during our recent shopping forays. Our goal is to help you refine your shopping list down to the items that you’ll love and that will go the distance, while capturing the fun of some hot trends that you might want to rock this fall. And even if you’re just window-shopping, these are the excellent things to have a look at, and to discuss with your friends.

The Fall 2017 Trends You Need to Know: Shoes and Boots

It’s that time of year: fall shopping season! Here’s your list of the important luxury trends for fall/winter 2017 that we spotted during our recent shopping forays. Our goal is to help you refine your shopping list down to the items that you’ll love and that will go the distance, while capturing the fun of some hot trends that you might want to rock this fall. And even if you’re just window-shopping, these are the excellent things to have a look at, and to discuss with your posse.