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What Are the Best Luxury Items to Shop For in January?

The Dandelion Chandelier Luxury Shopping List is our monthly overview of the essential items to have on your acquisition radar right now – what they are, and where to get them. We’ve done the scouting so you don’t have to.   The key word in luxury shopping in January for many people is SALE (or soldes). In New York and London, the luxury department stores and powerhouse luxury brands have already put everything from fall-winter on deep discount (think 75% off). January 10 is the start of the sale season in Paris (it’s always the second Wednesday in January). If you’ve been stalking anything all season that’s totally fabulous but was priced well out of reach, this is your last chance to swoop in and grab it. We just got a note from one of our favorite sales associates that a dress we longed for that was originally priced at $19,000 is now down to $6,000; another has dropped from $11,000 to $3,300. Not cheap, but a whole lot more affordable – and they’re available …

How to do the holiday in New York like a luxury insider

The holiday season in New York. What could be more electric and exciting than that? Largest Christmas tree? Check. Largest Menorah? Check. Dazzling holiday windows, music, and restaurants? Check, check, and check. Plus, the Rockettes, the Nutcracker, Bergdorf’s, Bloomingdale’s, and Barney’s. Game over. If you decide to spend the winter holiday season in one of the great cities of the world, surely Gotham should be your first choice. But how to make the best use of the time? If you decide to visit New York City this season in pursuit of a magical experience, what should you be sure to do? We asked some of our local correspondents who are lifelong New Yorkers – and some who are transplants – about their absolute favorite holiday activities in the city. It goes without saying that if you’ve never been to New York, there are some iconic things that you have to do: a stroll through Central Park; window-shopping or actually shopping on upper Madison Avenue; SoHo; Rockefeller Plaza; Times Square; a Broadway show; the MoMA; the …

Love Pink? Here are the Best Luxury Holiday Gifts

The Dandelion Chandelier Holiday Hues Gift Guide is a series of curated lists of all-of-a-color luxury items and experiences for those who love a particular hue – or whose gift recipients do. It’s an easier way to shop (your eye can focus on just one shade in the visual cacophony). And when the presents are open, everything looks great together! What could be better for your holiday Instagram photos? Color-coding is clearly the way to go if you want to look chic for posterity. We’ve explored the world of red; now we’re on to perfect pink gifts. Dreaming of a pink holiday this year? Who could blame you? Pink is universally flattering – we dare you to find a way not to look good in it. In fact, it’s hard to find anything unlikable about pink. It’s totally on-trend – millennial pink, anyone? A person in the pink of condition is performing at the highest possible level; they’re in their prime. Flowers that are pink are blooming and thriving – it’s the hue of wellness …

Love Red? Here are the Best Luxury Holiday Gifts

The Dandelion Chandelier Holiday Hues Gift Guide is a series of curated lists of all-of-a-color luxury items and experiences for those who love a particular hue – or whose gift recipients do. It’s an easier way to shop (your eye can focus on just one shade in the visual cacophony). And when the presents are open, everything looks great together! What could be better for your holiday Instagram photos? Color-coding is clearly the way to go if you want to look pulled-together for posterity. First up? Well, of course, we begin with red. Sure, red is the obvious color for Christmas gifts. Some might even say it’s basic. But that doesn’t mean it’s a bad idea. And it also doesn’t mean that as a giver, you have to be obvious, or trite, or even twee. Red gifts can be given at the highest levels of originality, elegance and authority. You just have to look in the right place. After all, red is the signature color of iconic luxury brands like Baccarat, Cartier, Valentino and Ferrari. …

Where are the Best Holiday Store Windows This Year?

So much holiday dazzle, so little time. If you’re visiting New York City, or you’re a citizen of Greater Gotham who loves the holidays but has very little leisure time, where’s the best place to go to see the most beautiful, humorous, sparkling, and memorable holiday store windows this year? No worries – we here at Dandelion Chandelier have braved the sidewalks full of people, the chilly night air and the fragrance of roasting chestnuts – smartphone in hand – to find the best of the retail displays this year. If you have only a little time for holiday tradition, here are the stops in midtown that are guaranteed to bring a micro-burst of joy.