From cruising around Dionis Beach on Nantucket to a spin along the shore in Santa Monica, to a sunrise sojourn on Martha’s Vineyard, biking and summertime are the perfect match. With windswept sandy shores and breathtaking landscapes, there are few things more luxurious in life than tooling around a charming beach town on two wheels. It’s evocative of the long summer days of childhood, filled with possibilities, anticipation, exploration and adventure. Wanna recapture that thrill? You could go for a serious sporting bike and get your Tour de France on. But if you’re more in the mood for pure whimsical summer fun, there are some seriously cute luxury bikes to take you there.
The Dandelion Chandelier Luxury Calendar for Fashion and Design highlights notable events in the world of auctions, antiques, art fairs, gallery shows, design shows, fashion and beauty around the globe in July 2018. For the rest of the Luxury Calendar, click here. And don’t forget to check out our list of the best luxury items to shop for in the month of July.
Does pretty count for anything in retail anymore? This question crossed our minds as we rambled around the Hamptons this weekend, particularly as we went for a stroll as dusk approached and the shop windows began to light up under the sapphire night sky.
Everyone’s buzzing about “Third Wave” retail – that magical place where e-commerce meets brick and mortar retailing, and consumers find experiential luxuries as well as cool new products that they might not have found if they were only shopping online. What does that mean in real life, though? Here are a dozen new luxury retail stores, all of which have opened in the past 12 months, that capture the concept brilliantly.
You want to dress like a boss, but you’re operating on a non-boss income level. How do you determine where to invest so that your wardrobe presents your best you, while not going into debt or having a closet full of “stuff” that you don’t really need?