Burberry Is Launching Reusable Face Masks

If wearing face masks out in public will be a part of our standard operating procedure for the foreseeable future, we might as well do it in style. We’ve been matching our masks to our makeup and matching our masks to our looks. Several designers started making reusable masks early on the pandemic. Now Burberry…

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For Gregory Crewdson, Truth Lurks in the Landscape

GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — The world has caught up to Gregory Crewdson. In his large-scale photographs, which are produced with a movie crew in bravura Hollywood style, the people stare off into space, cloaked in solipsistic misery. The lighting is so portentous and the isolation and hopelessness so exaggerated that these scenes have always reminded…

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5 Things We Know About Flying Right Now

After passenger numbers plummeted earlier this year, air travel has taken a significant step forward. On Aug. 16, nearly 863,000 fliers passed through Transportation Security Administration checkpoints around the country, the highest figure since March 17. Though just one third of last year’s 2.5 million passengers, the traffic is sharply higher than the 87,534 who…

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There’s More to German Wine Than Riesling

Plunging into German riesling is like a great high dive into a pool of dazzling wines — graceful, complex and utterly delicious. Some people gladly leap over the edge. Others hang back, mistakenly believing that all rieslings are sweet, or shrinking from the supposedly indecipherable nomenclature of German wine labels. Regardless of where they stand,…

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You Can Finally Buy Chanel Eyeglasses Online

Shopping at Chanel is an experience. To this day, you cannot purchase Chanel ready-to-wear, bags, or jewelry anywhere online (with the exception of consigned pieces not affiliated with the brand). The design house is notorious for giving IRL customers a luxurious look into the world of iconic handbags and french craftsmanship (with a glass of…

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Kamala Harris Goes Beyond the White Pantsuit

The fact that the third night of the Democratic National Convention, when Kamala Harris officially accepted her party’s nomination for vice president, followed the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment and women’s right to vote (or rather, some women’s right to vote) was both fitting and significant, given that it was an evening filled with…

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What Ever Happened to Saying ‘Thanks’?

Every year, I send my adult daughter a check for her birthday and Christmas. She told me she prefers cash to other gifts. But she never, ever acknowledges them or thanks me. This has been going on for years! I only know if she gets them by checking my bank account. I asked her to…

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