Life & Art

At last, 8 women’s wristwatches with extreme complications

From a petite planetarium to a magnificent minute repeater, true innovation is now showing up in a less-served sector
By David Graver / BLOOMBERG Both ...

Transformative trips are the new midlife crisis splurge

If all you’re doing on your vacation is relaxing, you’re doing it wrong
By NIKKI EKSTEIN It’s not inconceivable that your travel agent could soon take ...

Barneys New York opens its doors to wealthy marijuana lovers

At the Beverly Hills outpost of Barneys New York, you can order mild-dose marijuana for high-functioning adults, or buy a RM4,466 bong
By EDVARD ...

An entrepreneur bets on the return of the instant soup cup

By KATE KRADER
Of all the products gathering dust on supermarket shelves, soup cups have an especially grimy place. First introduced to the US in the ...

Dim sum’s future is Pokemon buns, black custard in Hong Kong

The camera eats 1st at Hong Kong’s fast-growing chains
by LUCAS SHAW Keung Mak has dedicated his life to dim sum. For more than two decades, the chef ...

A hit sneaker was designed using 100,000 scans of runners’ feet

The Karhu Ikoni bets that joggers can’t resist more data
by JASON KELLY ON THE list of endangered retail species, the local running store is right up ...

A guitar pedal so pretty you may not want to stomp on it

THE sound of an electric guitar is born in a range of places: Its strings, its pickups, the amplifier and, of course, the guitar itself. (The player has a ...

Using Trello to plan your next vacation

Power users have been hacking it for ages, but with new Skyscanner and maps integration, the productivity tool is courting travellers directly
by ...

Investor Paul Shiverick is selling his US$21m Palm Beach mansion

He and wife Betsy built the house painstakingly, with antique finishing and an eye to coastal breezes
by JAMES TARMY For years, Paul Shiverick, ...

Five timepieces to look for at the biggest watch show of 2019

A preview of highlights to come at the 2019 Baselworld watch expo in Switzerland
By Mark Bernardo / BLOOMBERG Baselworld, the annual ...

Shunned by purists, hybrid wines are now ready for your glass


By BLOOMBERG
Thanks to a crop of renegade, pioneering winemakers making stellar wines in New York, Vermont, Minnesota, famously frigid Quebec, ...

Can Studio 54 founder make Times Square cool again?

Hotelier Ian Schrager is making a big bet on Manhattan’s most hated neighbourhood
By Nikki Ekstein / BLOOMBERG JUST a few months ago, Vice News ...