Skiing is great and all, but we all know what comes after is where the real fun is. For the best of the best, look no further than these bars, hotels, lounges, and pools that prove you don't ever really have to hit the slopes at all.
London girl Charlotte Beecham is the designer behind Charlotte Simone, a line that includes coats, hats, keychains and most notably scarves. Her colorful creations have graced the shoulders of celebs like Kendall Jenner, Sienna Miller, and Alexa Chung, and have the power to take outfits from zero to 100 in moments. Based in London, but having spent time in Paris and Manhattan, New York, Beecham is a true city girl. With that in mind, we asked Beecham to take us back to her home turn and fill is on the best of London. Museums, markets, bakeries and bistros—but first stop SoHo!
It’s been a long winter, with ice storms and gloomy days galore. But we cozied up with our S.O.’s and kept our eye on the prize: spring break. Although there are plenty of alternatives to a traditional spring break vacation, there are also plenty of reasons to skip a weeklong hiatus. Finances, schedules, and work can get in the way of a long trip, but you can still celebrate the end of winter with a romantic weekend away. Get ready to book a last-minute getaway to one of these six amazing destinations.
The only solution: Go see these sights with your own eyes.
JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK
Perhaps Dr. Seuss spotted one of these trees as he created his illustrations, because they look surprisingly cartoonish and similar to the trees in his work. Joshua Tree National Park in Southern California is filled with the trees, which live for about 150 years.
SALAR DE UYUNI
This surreal salt flat is the world's largest, with 4,500 square miles of land, salt mounds and the occasional wild ostrich spotting. Found in southwestern Bolivia, the reflective Salar is known for causing optical illusions that make tiles of salt seem endless and the sky seem underfoot.
In New York City, brunch is the most important meal of the weekend. From savory classics like Eggs Benedict paired with a spicy Bloody Mary, to sweeter options of lemon ricotta pancakes or granola-crusted french toast, there's nothing quite like spending a weekend morning (or afternoon) enjoying your breakfast favorites. Here, our editors share their go-to spots.
"Southern comfort food in the heart of Tribeca. Splurge on buttery biscuits, bacon and Bloody Marys." —Joyann King, Digital Director
120 Hudson Street, bubbys.com.
"Café Cluny, it feels like being transported to a small French town, complete with waiters in breton stripes." —Kerry Pieri, Senior Digital Editor
284 W 12th Street, cafecluny.com.