Stressed by Vacation Planning? These ‘Travel Clubs’ Promise VIP-Style Service and Perks

Stressed by Vacation Planning? These ‘Travel Clubs’ Promise VIP-Style Service and Perks

MARY-FRANCES DALY has a subscription for most everything. The McLean, Va., life coach uses her Amazon Prime membership for shopping. Netflix and Hulu entertain her on demand. Blinkist keeps her informed by sending summaries of nonfiction books, and Insight Timer, a wellness app, keeps her centered. And this winter, when she takes three of her … Read more

Chinese fashion photographer in Dior controversy apologizes

Chinese fashion photographer in Dior controversy apologizes

BEIJING (AP) — A renowned Chinese fashion photographer has apologized for her past work after online critics called it insulting to the Chinese people and fashion house Dior removed one of her photos from a show in Shanghai. Chen Man acknowledged the criticism of her earlier work, including “Young Pioneers,” a series of images of … Read more

Is a $2,000 Puffer Jacket Worth it? The Truth About Expensive Down Coats

Is a $2,000 Puffer Jacket Worth it? The Truth About Expensive Down Coats

AS MOUNT EVEREST climbers near the summit, the air thins and the lack of oxygen can cause even the most hale explorers to pass out. You may feel a similar sensation when you clock the prices of this winter’s designer down coats. Givenchy is peddling a $4,290 cream puffer that is as inflated as a … Read more