The Burberry Show Was Not About a Cult

It is almost impossible these days to see billowing orange smoke in a densely wooded forest and not feel portents of doom. Especially when the smoke is accompanied by a deep atonal voice intoning, “To be human is to hide away.” It was almost impossible, in other words, to watch the Burberry spring 2021 show — performed and filmed live […]

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In Quarantine, Their Romance Blossomed

Anne Huntington met Sam Sharma through a mutual friend in Manhattan in December 2019 and married him on Sept. 7, a mere nine-month blip on the whirlwind radar screen. “Ours was a Covid-inspired romance,” said Ms. Huntington, 36, who graduated from Colgate and is the president of the Huntington Learning Center, a nationwide tutoring and test preparation provider with headquarters […]

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Two Years Later, the Timing Was Right

Harrison Remler was asked if his fiancée, Jill Lieberman, was his rock. “Are you kidding me, no way,” Mr. Remler said, laughing. “She’s my boulder, and by that I mean she is always there for me. She always has my back, no matter the circumstances.” Mr. Remler and Ms. Lieberman, both 28, first met on July 4, 2013 at a […]

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Telfar and Ugg to Unveil Collaboration in 2021

Telfar has a new collaboration coming in 2021 with Ugg. The New York City-based designer unveiled the partnership on his Instagram Wednesday evening, wearing a black T-shirt bearing a special crystal-encrusted Ugg and Telfar logo. The collection will make its debut in 2021. The short he posted is the ending of his video for “Feel You” by Ugg, a series […]

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The Life List: 5 fashion brands that came and went in Singapore

SINGAPORE – British fashion brands Topshop and Topman, which closes its last outlet in Singapore on Thursday (Sept 17), join a long list of fashion retail casualties here. Earlier this week, Wing Tai Retail, which manages Topshop and Topman in Singapore, announced the closure of the last outlet at VivoCity, and that its focus for the two brands will be […]

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What Happened at New York’s First Pandemic Fashion Show?

Jason Wu tests out the runway’s new normal. By Jessica Testa Jason Wu said he was feeling Zen, swiveling in an office chair in his studio near Penn Station. It was Saturday afternoon, the day before his runway show, and he was surrounded by his design team and stylists, fitting models in outfits from his spring 2021 collection. The clothes […]

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The Life List: What to pack for your next Singapoliday staycation

SINGAPORE – By now you should be resigned to the fact that a night in a hotel here is the closest you can get to a holiday for the rest of this year. Packing an overnight bag may not be as exciting or challenging as packing a suitcase but at least, you will still feel that you are hightailing it […]

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Guitars Are Back, Baby!

Painted by some as a boomer relic just years ago, the guitar is seeing a revival that may just extend past the stress-purchase quarantine bounce. The British guitar player Eric Clapton on stage in Boston, Mass. in 1974.Credit…Fin Costello/Redferns, via Getty Images Supported by By Alex Williams Not so long ago, things didn’t look so great for the guitar, that […]

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Capri, a Getaway for the Rich and Famous, Misses Its Americans

Visitors from the United States make up the largest share of foreign tourists on the Italian island, and this year their absence is denting local businesses. By Valeriya Safronova CAPRI, Italy — On a sweltering Monday morning in August, half an hour before a ferry to Capri was scheduled to depart from a harbor in Naples, dozens of sweating people […]

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Louis Vuitton brings world's second largest rough diamond to Singapore

SINGAPORE – The world’s second largest rough diamond has found its way to Singapore’s shores. Roughly the size of a tennis ball, the 1,758-carat diamond that was purchased by Louis Vuitton and unveiled in January is now being showcased to interested buyers until Tuesday. Named Sewelo, which means “rare find” in the Setswana language, it was discovered in April last […]

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