All posts tagged: LUXURY TECHNOLOGY

the most important trends in luxury home decor right now

Looking to buy a new luxury home this spring? Or looking to sell one of the ones you already own? It’s that time of year – home-buying season! As you set out on a house hunt – or prepare your palace for your broker’s first open house – what are the trends in luxury home design and décor that are totally on-point and worth paying more for? Or conversely, if you’re looking for a quick sale, what should you do to ensure that your property is au courant?

The Best Luxury Sound Systems and Speakers Right Now

It’s hygge time, people: midwinter, post Valentine’s Day, spring still just a distant glimmer on the horizon. If you’re in the leisure class – or have the scratch to kick it that way – what does the highest-end embodiment of the Danish and Norwegian concept of winter coziness and comfort look like? Well, dear reader, it starts with the right sound system. After all, the perfect ambiance for a cold winter’s evening demands not just scented candles, cashmere throws, a good Bordeaux and the right reading material. Without the right sound system, the vibe could end up being harsh, not chill. And that would just be wrong. 

Which of the Elite Guidebooks is Best for Luxury Travel?

Planning an important luxury trip? Which of the ultra-sophisticated guidebooks will you use to help curate your stay? We’re not talking about the Fodor’s and Frommer’s of the world. We’re talking about the guide books that are written by refined, design-oriented brands that are luxurious in their own right. There are more to choose from than you might think. Our intrepid team of far-flung correspondents offered their top picks, and then we set about assessing which guide is right for which traveler (and for what kind of trip). Unless otherwise noted, all of these are available in both hard copy and digital versions that can be downloaded onto your smartphone or tablet. The good news? There’s a luxury travel guide out there for everyone.

Love White? 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. We’ve explored red, pink, purple, blue, green, yellow, orange and black – to close the series, we’re concluding with a palette cleanser of no color at all. 

Love Black? 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. We’ve explored red, pink, purple, blue, green, yellow and orange – we’re ready for a cleansing dose of black. Could a series of gifts in the color black be the ultimate luxury this holiday? In a season of light and color, is it possible to successfully revert to that coolest and most mysterious of colors? Yes, dear reader, it is. Black can be the most beautiful of hues, no matter the season. When objects and fashion items are rendered in black, the details of their silhouettes come into sharp view. In …