All posts tagged: SHOPPING

How To Find the Best Luxury Halloween Treats this Year

Halloween is drawing near, and you know what that means: treats! Parties! Goofy costumes! Jack-o-lanterns! What’s not to love? If you’re as psyched as we are about the holiday, and you’re either throwing a party, going to one, or just looking to kick your Halloween game up a notch, here are 5 luxurious Halloween treats that would be perfect ways to indulge this year. Whether it’s a host or hostess gift, a party favor or an indulgent sweet for yourself, here’s what the luxury class will have in its treat bags this All Hallows Eve — and your inner Charlie Bucket would surely consider any one of these a golden ticket:

Luxury Legends: Can Rodeo Drive Measure Up to the Hype?

Rodeo Drive. The very words make the heartbeat of any devoted luxury shopper of a certain age accelerate. Long before Net-a-Porter there was Rodeo Drive: a magical boulevard with a median strip lined with palm trees and flagship boutiques for every designer and fine jewelry brand worth knowing about. Birthplace of so many iconic movie scenes about shopping: Clueless, Pretty Woman, Sex and the City – The Movie. The stuff of dreams. Fast forward to today, when retail is “dead,” everyone shops online, and direct-to-consumer is the way to get rich quick if you’re a purveyor of luxury goods. Is Rodeo Drive still relevant? Is it still fun? Or has the party moved on?

How to Take a Luxury Insider Holiday-Shopping Trip

If you haven’t already, it’s time to start your holiday shopping. What’s that, you say? Not feeling it this year? We’ve got just the remedy for those who need to find wonderful holiday gifts but have no desire to hit the mall, the avenue or the Internet. Why not do your holiday shopping in Italy this year? In case you think starting your holiday shopping in October is a nutty idea, let’s look at some facts. According to the National Retail Federation, in 2016 U.S. consumers reported that they began shopping for the holiday season at the following times: 41.4% during the month of November; 12.2% before September, 6.5% in September and 21.9% in October. See? Some people may already be done!

How to Find the Ultimate Luxury Bespoke Gifts This Year

Searching for the perfect holiday present? Our Dandelion Chandelier holiday luxury gift-giving series showcases truly special products and experiences that will delight your beloved. We’re sharing incredible items and experiences that you can purchase right now. That way, when the holiday season actually arrives, you can go to parties, drink eggnog, look cute and be generally just totally chill. Sound like a dream? If you want to kick it like that this year, read on. Looking for a knock-out gift this holiday season? Why not bestow a one-of-a-kind item that is precisely tailored to the personality, experiences or aesthetic of your loved one? As part of our holiday gift-giving series, we’re sharing ideas for special hand-crafted items that require prior planning and consultation. That means you’ll need to start the process now. If you do, you’ll have the fun of knowing that no one else in the world has exactly the same thing as your gift recipient. Now that’s some serious luxury. Here’s our Dandelion Chandelier list of artisanal bespoke gift ideas that are sure …

A Customized Luxury Bag Could be the Perfect Gift

Searching for the perfect holiday present? Our Dandelion Chandelier holiday luxury gift-giving series showcases truly special products and experiences that will delight your beloved. We’re sharing incredible items and experiences that you can purchase right now. That way, when the holiday season actually arrives, you can go to parties, drink eggnog, look cute and be generally just totally chill. Sound like a dream? If you want to kick it like that this year, read on. Holiday shopping? Already? We can hear you groaning, but it’s that time of year, dear reader. In fact, it will soon be too late to purchase some of the most special items that you could give to your friends and family this year. And no, we’re not crazy. According to the National Retail Federation, in 2016 12.2% of U.S. consumers began shopping for the holiday season before September; 6.5% started in September; 21.9% started in October; and 41.4% started during the month of November. We’re not trying to alarm you. This is just a nudge to say that if you …