Life & Art

There’s snakes… snakes in the US$395,000 watch

Parmigiani’s Toric Capitole Waves in rose gold has an undeniable horological joie de vivre to match its technical chops
BY JACK FORSTER Parmigiani ...

What’s the 
best pair of chinos for you?

It’s the go-to look for so many men who work in business-casual offices. So why do khakis so often look so bad? Nine style experts share their secrets to ...

The Croiffle invades midtown Manhattan via the Godiva Café

Plus, the Upper East Side becomes caviar central, and one of the Obamas’ favourite chefs is making Venice a food destination
BY KATE KRADER & ...

Four Seasons adds new Airbus for RM607,000-a-seat private flights

The luxury hospitality group is enhancing its custom travel offering
By CLAIRE BALLENTINE Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts announced last month that ...

Pack bear spray in picnic basket when visiting Yellowstone

By VINCENT DEL GIUDICE
Grizzly bears are capable of running as fast as 40mph (64.4kph). Close encounters with hikers are a risk in the Yellowstone ...

Angkor Wat is great and all, but it’s time to give Siem Reap its due

The famous jungle ruins may be Cambodia’s crown jewel, but there’s more to take in now at this tourist town, as artists, chefs and eco-conscious hoteliers ...

Notable dishes and cocktails at Hudson Yards, from best to bad

For all the Hudson Yards haters, here’s something to cheer: The cocktails are almost uniformly very good
By KATE KRADER To experience a real-life ...

Champion accidentally hit the fashion jackpot

The century-old sports apparel brand is suddenly cool again
By JORDYN HOLMAN & KIM BHASIN On A recent Tuesday at the newly opened Champion store in ...

Destination divorce parties are a new Las Vegas trend

Mending a broken heart with clubs, cabarets and machine guns
By SARAH FIRSHEIN In October 2015, Ariel Khawaja travelled to Cozumel, Mexico, to say “I ...

These are the best new credit cards for hotel junkies

Forget the Chase Sapphire Reserve. As long as you’re ready to commit to a hotel loyalty programme, these new offerings may be more powerful
by ERIC ...

Custard tart pastel de nata takes over as best breakfast treat

The centuries-old Portuguese treat has become a global brand, and a very modern marketing machine is pushing it
by ALICE KANTOR AN UNLIKELY dessert is ...

It was a huge year for Ikon, the ski pass locals love to hate

A new multi-mountain ski pass generated controversy across the West this year. Does it deserve the hate?
By TIM SOHN By most metrics, it was a banner ...