Tag Archives: the new luxury

AltLuxe: Is Cool Where It’s At?

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By Regina Connell. I have these friends—smart, accomplished, reasonably self-aware grownups—who a great many people would consider cool, very cool. And yet, these friends are earnestly obsessed with others’ coolness and want “cool” people in their orbits so perhaps that coolness … Continue reading

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AltLuxe: Have the Chocolate

Just have the chocolate. Image courtesy of Lee and Lou Cook.

By Regina Connell. I recently came across a reasonably compelling piece on how eating for pleasure could be the best diet plan. And, it reminded me that what goes for the body, goes for a lot of other things, I do … Continue reading

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AltLuxe: Undone by Design

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By Regina Connell. Just over a year ago, my partner and I moved house. Radically different from what we’d lived in before, it required a big rethink of how we wanted the space to be. And it was more than that: moving house was something I’d … Continue reading

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The New Luxury: Are You A Collector?

Paul Braga’s Snuff Bottle Collection, image via Bonhams

By Regina Connell. It seems to be that if you like the finer things in life, and are far enough along to have a lot of the basics taken care of, at some point you will confront the “c” word. … Continue reading

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