Launched as a homage to the Big Apple, Bond No. 9 is creating fragrances that capture and celebrate the unique neighborhoods of New York City. Contributor LESLIE SCOCCA CROFT checks in at the Bond Street location, takes a spin around the city in the famous Bond Mobile, and chats with founder Laurice Rahmé about why ‘Private Blendings’ and personal service are the next conversation in luxury perfumery.
New York City Icon Purchased, Renovated & Repurposed by China
When King Edward VIII abdicated the throne of England he chose New York’s Waldorf Astoria Hotel as his new home. Contributor LESLIE SCOCCA CROFT checks into the Royal Suite for a last look before Anbang—a China-based insurance company—closes its doors for a multi-year renovation.