Life & Art

It pops like caviar, tastes like lime and is taking over menus

Finger limes are a great addition to fresh seafood, vegetables and even pasta
By KATE KRADER It’s difficult to find an ingredient as delightful as a ...

As sex ceases to sell, modesty has its fashion moment

The retail market for women who prefer to dress conservatively could be worth more than RM1.5t in 2 years
BY PAULA KNIGHT The first time Maria Alia ...

The rich are now ‘test-driving’ multimillion-dollar mansions

Timeshare tactics are becoming de rigueur among big-ticket second-home developments
By HEIDI MITCHELL When San Diego residents Marty Smith and Tracy ...

Moen’s magnetic docking system will change the way you bathe

By AMI KEALOHA
Anyone who’s ever gotten a spray to the face while putting a hand-held shower in its cradle will relish the magnetic dock of Moen’s ...

How the wealthy outsource Christmas — and you can, too

When the holidays feel more like a chore than a celebration
By MARK ELLWOOD Too many to-do lists and obligations, not enough eggnog — Christmas is ...

If your wallet’s feeling empty, here are the 50 best wines under US$50

A wine critic tasted it all in 2018. These are the liquid luxuries anybody can afford
By ELIN MCCOY This year, I’m happy to report, it’s easier than ...

A restaurant has spent 1,200 years perfecting a Christmas dinner

Don’t write it off as a gimmick. St Peter Stiftskulinarium’s ‘Silent Night’ dinner is Europe’s hottest holiday affair
By ROSS KENNETH URKEN Since its ...

Revamping a 160-year-old jeweller to the czars

As Kering opens a restored Paris base for Boucheron, the brand’s CEO has her eyes on China — and women who buy jewels for themselves
By ROBERT WILLIAMS ...

LaGuardia haters may have to find a new airport to insult

By JOHN MCCORRY
LaGuardia Airport unveiled a new look this month as part of an US$8 billion (RM33.2 billion) facelift. Travellers will have to ...

The 1st book written about a stock market is selling for US$300,000

Joseph Penso de la Vega’s ‘Confusion of Confusions’ was published in 1688
By JAMES TARMY / Pics by BLOOMBERG Last Tuesday, the first book known to be ...

Fancy face creams, made by dermatologists, for your skin only

The next big thing in self-care is a mail-order skin treatment routine chemically designed just for you, your skin and its environment
By ADAM HURLY ...

Surprise! Millennials aren’t killing watches after all

How Movado Group plans to win younger hearts, minds and wrists
By JOE THOMPSON Efraim Grinberg is a man on a mission. The mission is to prove that ...