Test Drive: Lexus LC 500
We get behind the wheel of the auto brand's new flagship coupe
The Lexus LC 500 is the production version of the LF-LC (Lexus Future-Luxury Coupe) concept unveiled in 2012, and it looks even better (and still fresh) in street-ready form, busting out of any previously held design stereotypes. Striking outside and...
Chances With Wolves: Nina Simone Birthday Playlist
Celebrating the unrivaled talent, a selection of songs assembled by the NYC-based DJ outfit
NYC-based DJ outfit Chances With Wolves (CWW) has long been a CH favorite (check out their Fourth of July playlist from a few years ago) for their musical philosophy, encyclopedic knowledge of tunes, and personal positive vibes. Nothing, however, outshines...
Georg Jensen's "Manhattan" Collection
Bar and wine designs that blend minimalism, sophistication and function
Inspired by Art Deco design from 1920s New York City, iconic brand Georg Jensen's new Manhattan Collection is made up of decadent yet sophisticated pieces for cocktail and wine enthusiasts. From a champagne bowl to a cocktail shaker and bottle...
"Ren Hang" Celebrates the Chinese Photographer's Work
We speak with Taschen's Sexy Books editor, Dian Hanson, about what makes Hang's work so powerful
Shooting on film, photographer Ren Hang captures his friends in trees and rivers in the woods, in his apartment and on the roofs of buildings in Beijing, all providing an escape from the imposing world around him and breaking from a pervasive Chinese...
Vale to two legendary funk and soul musicians, a new song from Little Dragon and more in our musical round-up
Little Dragon: High Along with a video for their glistening new track "High," Swedish band Little Dragon has announced a North American tour that will begin in April. The first release from the four-piece since 2014's Nabuma Rubberband, the song is...
LINK ABOUT IT
Link About It: This Week's Picks
Cameras made from drinking straws, the possible return of a classic Nokia, the world's tallest atrium and more
1. Royal Egyptian Scribe's 3,000-Year-Old Tomb Dating back to the Ramesside period, around 1200 BCE, a tomb has been unearthed on the west bank of the Nile in Egypt. Japanese archaeologists, led by Waseda University Professor Jiro Kondo, made...
FOOD + DRINK
Three Signature Cocktails from West Village Icon, Chumley's
A superb drinks menu factors into the NYC establishment's grand return
For some of us who rushed to Chumley's for its reopening last year, the experience felt much like a great dream. When the venue closed a decade ago, New Yorkers lost a legendary watering hole. Before its closure, generations of individuals had been...
1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge, NYC
Balancing luxury amenities with cutting-edge eco-consciousness, right beside the iconic landmark
Most of the greatest Manhattan skyline vantage points are outside of the island. For a long while now, anyone hoping for a hotel room with a view selected midtown skyscrapers or committed to upper floors in downtown establishments. In the past few...
Red Stripe Brewery, Kingston
An inside look at the Jamaican beer brand's restored brewery
Consumers place a premium on authenticity these days, especially when it comes to food and drink. So back in 2015 when a few avid Red Stripe Beer drinkers found out that the "Jamaican Style Lager" had been produced in Pennsylvania for three years...
citizenM Takes London
The boutique hotel chain expands to three locations in the city, art collection in tow
Boutique hotel chain citizenM hinted at world domination when we reviewed their first—and currently only—Stateside location in Times Square, New York City a few years ago; and they're getting closer to their goal with every opening (peek their map...
Luzli's Roller MK1 Hand-Crafted Headphones
Aluminum and stainless steel earphones that fold up to fit into a pocket
Many attributes factor into decision-making about headphones. Sound quality must always remain high on the list, but for those who oftentimes find the bulkiness of headphones an issue, the Luzli Roller MK1 has a pretty innovative solution. These...
Paragliding, Cat- and Heli-Skiing at Revelstoke, British Columbia
Part of the highly regarded Mountain Collective, this resort offers all kinds of winter adventure
Revelstoke Mountain Resort in British Columbia has the longest vertical descent in North America—set atop Mt MacKenzie in the Selkirk Range. With views overlooking the stunning Monashee Mountains and the Columbia River Valley, Revelstoke is part of...