By LISA KLEIN Vacations are often focused on relaxing, being pampered and sometimes barely lifting so much as a finger. While trips of the chill variety are much needed, the opposite – such as multi-day hikes that test one’s endurance and connect with truly wild nature – can bring peace of mind of a different kind. These five long-distance hikes found around the world are the perfect place to start planning an unforgettable journey.
By LISA KLEIN Professionally designed spaces have depth and layers to them, each element adding its own touch while perfectly playing off of the others. One of the tricks for putting together such a complex yet cohesive space is all about the mix of materials. “Matte and shiny, textured and flat, patterned and plain: These contrasts make a space feel more dynamic,” said Colleen Simonds, a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-based interior designer.
By LUXURY DAILY NEWS SERVICE French lifestyle brand Lalique is teaming up with The Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills to host a high-end experience involving wine flights and savory sweets. An immersive crossover activation between the brand and hospitality leader brings together Lalique's crystal craftsmanship, aged options from French winery Vignobles Silvio Denz and the culinary expertise of the Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills team. Accepting reservations through the end of October 2023, the limited-time program prominently features Lalique products, giving guests the opportunity to indulge in gourmet chocolates meticulously paired by the partners.
By EMILY IRIS DEGN Italian fashion house Ferragamo is celebrating a noteworthy historical era for a modern push. The brand’s latest advertising campaign, titled “New Renaissance,” odes its namesake artistic time period in the city of its birth. Made with the cooperation of the famous Uffizi Gallery, home to some of the most famous paintings in the world, the fall/winter 2023 slot showcases all that Florence has to offer.
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