Tennis, Black Excellence and Serena Williams

In her beautifully thoughtful article about Serena Williams for the New York Times, poet and playwright Claudia Rankine profiles the already legendary tennis player and all that she represents. Explaining how Williams is oftentimes reduced to her physicality, beauty, race, behavior or manners, Rankine shows readers how much expectation and pressure is put on Williams, and how she simply refuses to be anything but herself. …

Modern Sportswear from Monreal London

We chat with tennis-playing fashion designer StefanĂŻ Grosse about making functional yet stylish activewear

For all the emphasis placed on fitness these days, between newfangled workouts and wearable tech to help count the daily burn, the appropriate apparel hasn’t become any more advanced. There’s an obvious dearth of innovative, design-conscious activewear: women are still stuck with plain basics, like black leggings and loose fitting tees in a limited set of neon colorsthough some brands “dare” to experiment with blue …

Four Seasons Unforgettable Events

The latest offering from the Four Seasons Maui takes activity planning to a new level

Surrounded by volcanic terrain, white beaches, and crystalline waters teeming with aquatic wildlife, there is little left to want for at the Four Seasons Resort Maui. The resort is ideally set up for lazy vacations lounging in the sand, at the swim-up poolside bar or in one of the spa’s thirteen treatment rooms. With a host of options to relax, revive, and recline in Maui, …