EVER WANTED YOUR HOME to be expertly curated and an exact reflection of 5-star hotel accommodations? Here is your chance to supercharge your digs with a celebration of architectural style and décor. Incorporate trinkets, baubles and elements of design that will wow — make your home the envy of your neighbors and the No. 1 destination you run to. From furnishings to unique lighting, these spoils will ground your domicile in regal elegance befitting a king, queen or both.
ALESSI LOVELY BREEZE
Serve in style with the perfect party essential. The Lovely Breeze is an innovative and elegant centerpiece featuring a unique kinetic movement. Cast out your concerns of spillage and enjoy every moment of the soirée. The leaf-shaped bowl lies horizontally to hold items and naturally returns to its original upright position when empty, resembling an effortless rocking motion. From $140.
ALESSI BARK VASE
No more scrambling to find the perfect vase before guests arrive. Alessi has you covered. Ask your florist to create bouquets that reflect a natural element, just like the bark-inspired design of this beautiful vase. With or without floral elements, it can stand alone and contribute to the enhancement, refinement and beauty of your interior. From $158.
J. POLES HOME
Set the mood of your home. A perfect candle scent that wafts throughout your rooms is essential. J. Poles Home makes your scent selection seamless. You’ve got the scent, now light it up! From $28.
BRIAN PATRICK FLYNN
Bubbling energy and quick wit make Brian Patrick Flynn a force to be recognized. The Hulton Large Pendant light fixture represents a beautiful intersection of perpendicular lines and super sculptural execution. Drop a little Brian Patrick Flynn in your space for a burst of vibrant personality. From $650.
Minimize the chaos of your life and evoke calm and serenity with Barbara Barry. Barry consistently works to infuse elements of natural wood with relaxing yet elegant style for your home. Spoil yourself with these two amazing finds by one of our favorite Southern California designers. The Daydream Daybed and the Ceremony Table add value to your home and establish a history of heirlooms to be handed down through the lineage. Make the investments that will spoil current family and generations to come. Daydream Daybed from $6,075; Ceremony Table from $24,285.
DAVID BRYAN SANDERS
While the Stella Media Console comes in navy blue, we opt for the orange. Functionality and style combine to make this the perfect console table for your residence. This gem will certainly be a conversation piece. Who wants boring and traditional? The brilliant mix of walnut wood and lacquer finish will make you smile. Other finishes available. Prices vary.
LIGNE ROSET TEMPS LIBRE
It’s your time to be spoiled, even when watching the clock. Ligne Roset makes a contemporary statement with the Temps Libre wall clock. Let the art speak for itself! Other selections available. Prices vary.
HANDLEY DRIVE CONNECTION TABLE
The side table is essential to any sofa or club chair. The Connection Table makes it easy to marry the elements of your room. The ceramic decorated in matte white glaze with real gold is simply stunning. Buyer beware: This is not to be used as a seat or a stool. Request a quote.
Modern looks collide with a vintage/retro feel in the design of the Liverpool Table Lamp by Pendulux. Light up your life — you deserve the finer things. From $289.
FALLEN INDUSTRY WATERFALL BOOKSHELF
Books, books and more books! Avid readers to the front of the line. Not everyone has the space and structure for built-in bookcases, but defining a space specifically for your scholarly reads and favorite novels is priceless. Books themselves are a design aesthetic. Combine books and the Waterfall Bookshelf and watch the magic unfold in your library, study or den. Made to order. Prices vary.
IMAGINE SETTING SAIL IN AN EXOTIC, far-flung destination, just you and your family or group of friends aboard a private yacht. The sun warms the deck, a soft breeze dances off the water, and an über-attentive crew caters to your every whim while the personal chef whips up the finest of the local cuisine with all of your culinary preferences top of mind. All the while, the captain navigates the yacht into secluded coves; to pristine, seemingly undiscovered beaches; or even to the hottest spots along the coast for a night out on the town.
United Airlines’ environmentally friendly efforts lessen the impact on local U.S. communities.
Life House, a new boutique hospitality brand, plans to open a new property in Nantucket next month. Life House, Nantucket follows similar hotels in Miami, Denver, Brooklyn and Chattanooga. The hotel, set within the historic Century House, is taking reservations for bookings beginning in August.
My husband, friends and I visited Parkway Bakery & Tavern on a recent trip to New Orleans. The restaurant is one of the most well-known for the city’s signature sandwich, the po’ boy. The restaurant doesn’t take reservations, so we arrived close to when it opened and braved the already-long line.
oneworld is an alliance of 13 world-leading airlines committed to providing the highest level of service and connecting you to more than 1,100 destinations around the world.
A survey conducted by Morning Consult and commissioned by American Hotel & Lodging Association found 44 percent of Americans are planning overnight vacation or leisure travel in 2020, with interest for road trips, family events and long weekends high. Of those expectant travelers, 68 percent say they are likely to stay in a hotel in 2020.
Airbnb, known for providing travelers with affordable vacation houses and rooms to rent, is now offering online experiences that would-be travelers can enjoy from the comfort of home.
Looking for a truly unique travel experience and considering a new vehicle? The Volvo Overseas Delivery Program is the perfect solution to create your own adventure of a lifetime. Volvo allows you to custom order your new automobile tailored to fit your needs and desires. They will fly you to Sweden to pick up your Volvo so you can drive and explore Scandinavia and Europe on your terms for up to two weeks.
PLANNING A VACATION TO FRENCH POLYNESIA, the Cook Islands or Fiji? Lucky you! While you really can’t go wrong with any of these exotic locales that beckon with white-sand beaches, mornings spent listening to soothing water lapping your bungalow, and immersion excursions with some of the world’s most amazing flora and fauna, not all islands are created equally.