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AltLuxe: Is Cool Where It’s At?

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

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

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?

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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