CH Local: Cape Town

Four highlights from our guide on what not to miss in South Africa's Mother City

Cradled by a striking 360-degree panorama of a horseshoe-shaped mountain range and the sparkling sea, Cape Town is one of the most gorgeous places on Earth. South Africa’s Mother City has historically been a harbor destination, beginning with European merchants who would stop off on their way to the Indies through to today, where it remains a Riviera-like draw for a host of international tourists. …

Word of Mouth: Hong Kong

Eight places to eat, drink and shop in the bustling metropolis

Designer mega-brands have established Hong Kong as a luxury shopping destination for some time now, but recently, a surge of smaller, independently minded businesses have been infusing the city’s neighborhoods with a bit of bohemia. Craft coffee culture joins the city’s world-famous tea houses, while a vibrant food scene anchored by dim sum now welcomes speakeasies for the cocktail-crazed and a growing number of ex-pat …

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Snarkitecture's latest design holds up the goods at Grey Area's new NYC shop and showroom

Since launching last July, Grey Area has become a choice online destination for those seeking unique, artist-designed objects, from “Best Friends” skateboards to handmade headpieces. After opening pop-ups in Montauk last summer and then at the Bass Museum in Miami for the latest installment of Art Basel, co-founders Manish Vora and Kyle DeWoody decided to give their retail concept a permanent home with a showroom …