March 31, 2017

Vows: She Loves the Met. He Loves LeBron James.

Vows By VINCENT M. MALLOZZI Sally Wang has a theory as to why she did not date many Asian men before meeting Jason Liang in February […]
March 31, 2017

Encounters: Andrew McCarthy’s Newest Role: Young Adult Novelist

Encounters By MARIA RUSSO A man approached me in the Lexington Candy Shop, a luncheonette on the Upper East Side of Manhattan that has not changed […]
March 30, 2017

Bulgari Creates a New Jewelry-Making Center

VALENZA, Italy — Even though some of its work spaces had been used for a few weeks, Bulgari’s new jewelry factory here was still a work […]
March 30, 2017

Gems Plus 500 Hours Equal a Unique Watch

PARIS — In 2013, Christian Selmoni of Vacheron Constantin was in the midst of doing what is part of an artistic director’s job at a watchmaking […]
March 30, 2017

With Hair Bows and Chores, YouTube Youth Take On Mean Girls

Thirteen-year-old JoJo Siwa rolled up to school in a souped-up vintage car with a giant pink bow plastered on the grill. Inside the car, with her […]
March 29, 2017

At Baselworld, Luxury Timepieces Detect a Slowdown

BASEL, Switzerland — Strapped into a cockpit-style seat, eyes peering through heavy black goggles, you can almost feel the G-force as you hurtle down the bobsled […]
March 28, 2017

The Return of Aviator Glasses

Good riddance to geek chic. Yes, we could be witnessing the demise of hipster eyewear. You know the kind. They’re black, brown or sometimes tortoise shell. […]
March 27, 2017

On Time: Bulgari Sets a Watch Record for Thinnest Self-Winding Watch

On Time By ALEX WILLIAMS BASEL, Switzerland — You can’t be too rich or too thin, and Bulgari clearly has the rich part down, as evidenced […]
March 27, 2017

On Time: New Hermès Timepiece Is a Stopwatch for the Soul

On Time By ALEX WILLIAMS BASEL, Switzerland — It is a watchmaker’s job to mark the passage of time; musing on its passage typically falls to […]
March 25, 2017

Future Tense: The Perverse Thrill of Chaotic Times

Future Tense By TEDDY WAYNE For all the rational appeal of peace and stability, Americans have a powerful attraction to calamity and disruption. World War II […]