Private Islands, Social Distancing & the New Normal

private island in bahamas

Private islands have always been a significant wealth symbol and bucket list item among celebrities, entrepreneurs, and other high-net-worth individuals. But as we move towards the new normal of social distancing and self-isolation, they are becoming more in demand than ever. With relatively low cases of COVID-19 appearing in mainland areas of the Bahamas, the […]

Women: The Future of the Supreme Court

Amy Coney Barrett

In 2015, while speaking at Georgetown University in Washington D.C., the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said, “People ask me sometimes, when — when do you think it will be enough? When will there be enough women on the court? And my answer is when there are nine.” Now, just one week after her death, […]

The RBG Necklace: Dissenting in Style

RBG necklace

Ruth Bader Ginsburg is best known for two things: her decisively progressive perspective on the bench and her dramatic statement necklaces which spur endless speculation about their symbolism.

Ways to Make Your Home More Luxurious

Ways to Make Your Home More Luxurious

Each woman has her own passions—whether it’s travel, art, food, or anything in between—but it’s also important for her to focus on herself. Your home is your sanctuary. It’s your retreat after long, stressful workdays. It’s your solace when you return from a trip. It’s where you go to relax, unwind, entertain, and be you—and […]

Ways to Give New Life to Old Furniture

Ways to Give New Life to Old Furniture

When you’re updating the décor in your home, you might be tempted to completely remove old furniture pieces and replace them with new ones. This is the most straightforward way to shift your home’s look, but you can still make good use of your old furnishings with a few tweaks. If you want to give […]

Women Are the Future: The 19th Amendment’s Centennial Anniversary

By Jean Li Spencer “If they don’t give you a seat at the table, bring a folding chair.” So said Shirley Chisholm, the famed women’s rights activist, who wore blazing white in honor of the suffragists on the day she became the first black women elected to Congress in 1968. It’s a bit of advice […]

Refining the Space: How to Make Your Home Look Elegant

Refining the Space: How to Make Your Home Look Elegant

As homeowners, there is a lot we strive for within our space. We want it clean, organized, and free from clutter. We strive for relaxing spaces, comfortable nooks, and a home with fluid transitions from room to room. But how do we do that in the best way? How do we create that refined yet […]

How Lilian Rincon Made Google Assistant a Feminist

By Jean Li Spencer Lilian Rincon is the senior director of Google Assistant and director of product management, where she leads the team that creates new functions and features for the Google product that is used by over 500 million people worldwide. On a typical day, Rincon will wake up at 5:30 am and attend […]

The Killing Joy of Southern Gothic Literature

By Jean Li Spencer The British Moors. This once tumbling, sprawling place– a place in Yorkshire I have never been to– will always conjure up the idea of Gothic literature and the hazy grey vale I imagine the Brontë sisters were confronted with in Haworth when they wrote such seminal pieces as Jane Eyre and […]

Former First Ladies Club

By Jean Li Spencer The most powerful fraternity in the country is composed of the distinguished gentlemen who have spent time in the Oval Office and are called “Mr. President” for the rest of their lives. Regardless of party affiliation, personality and post-presidential accomplishments, many former presidents are initiated as esteemed members of the so-called […]

How to Tell If It’s a Good Time to Sell Your Home

How to Tell If It's a Good Time to Sell Your Home

If you’re thinking about putting your home up for sale, you should make sure it’s the right time. One of the most important parts of selling your home is getting the timing right. Sometimes, it makes perfect sense to buy a new place and move on, whereas at other times, it may be better to […]