Try it On: Upscale and Online

REUTERS/Denis Balibouse/File Photo

REUTERS/Denis Balibouse/File Photo

I hope you had a wonderful holiday season and are starting 2018 with good health and optimism. I, for one, am eager to share with you some ideas and projects that caught my eye during the busy weeks just past.

I was intrigued to read about the growing sharing economy that’s happening in the luxury marketplace. Certainly, for many years, people have been able to “borrow” (i.e., lease/rent) a bit of short-term luxury – from evening wear and automobiles to works of art and estate properties. Now, according to the CNBC article, those opportunities are developing a broader online presence and, slowly, a greater acceptance. (more…)

A Slice of Paradise

LasRosadasN-16 The perfect holiday gift, a beautiful brand new home! Here are some luxury real estate to get you into the spirit of the holiday season.

 

 

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Holiday Gifts Nobody Will Want to Return

ThinkstockPhotos-78317036_field_img_hero_988_380Berkeley Wellness gives some great ideas for your last minute holiday shopping!

“This year, instead of running around town searching for a just-right gift (and enduring the misery of holiday shopping crowds), why not give something meaningful? Here are three alternatives you can feel truly good about spending money on–and that are guaranteed to not be re-gifted.”

The Cost of Electronic Waste

Photograph by Zoran Milich, Getty Images

Photograph by Zoran Milich, Getty Images

National Geographic published an article today regarding a new report that “warns of billions of dollars lost around the world as countries fail to recycle a glowing glut of electronics waste”.

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