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By the Engel & Völkers Team 

What does luxury mean to you? Engel & Völkers New York City’s recent Luxury Lifestyle at Any Price Point event, hosted by real estate advisor Dolly Hertz, explored just this. Style and luxury are personal for each individual, and celebrity fashion icon and special guest Stacy London reinforced this message at the event. Known to encourage mixing brands and wardrobe pieces to fit each person’s unique style, London spoke to the importance of creating a style that’s true to who you are and how you choose to present yourself to the world.

Bringing together 80 guests from the real estate, fashion and design worlds, the evening included additional presentations from UBS and Maison Berger Paris on creative financing options,

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By the Engel & Völkers Team

Growing up in an unassuming Bavarian village, Delia Fischer could not have imagined one day founding and owning one of Europe’s most successful e-commerce platforms, today active in 11 countries, employing 1,200 people and reaching one million consumers each year. In 2011 when Fischer was an editor at ELLE Magazine, she realized there was an abundance of robust, inspiration-based fashion retailers, yet a deep market need for the same in interior design. Thus, the birth of Westwing: the curated, online retailer for all things beautiful in interior design and furniture.

Delia Fischer pictured in her Munich home

The next minute, with a steadfast vision and nothing to lose, Fischer found herself quitting her nine-to-five

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A home office should provide the perfect location for focusing on your career: free from distraction yet within the comfort of your own house. A tidy room equals a clear mind, so curate your belongings to create an elegant and personalised workplace. Here are a few clever home office organisation ideas that combine function with style. 

 

 

1. Install open shelving

A simple way to create space in any office is with the addition of open shelving. Create a visual statement with asymmetrical cubbyholes, or make the most of smaller spaces with a clever corner unit. This puts trade magazines, books and decorative objects alike within easy reach while freeing up the desktop. 

2. Invest in an attractive filing cabinet

A well organised home

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Daniela Rava is an expert real estate advisor from Engel & Völkers New York City. With an MBA from Northeastern University and an unwavering passion for client home buying and selling needs, Daniela's service-oriented mindset and strategic marketing approaches have made her a surefire New York real estate pro. 

No spoilers ahead.

Where does the Marvelous Miriam Maisel live in the Upper West Side?

At one point in Season One, Mrs. Maisel does reveal an address of 385 Riverside Drive, but the best I can give you is a co-op in the beautiful Hendrik Hudson at 380 Riverside and that her building entrance is located at 404 Riverside. However, specifics aside, I would like to place her in today's New York City.

If I were to work with Mrs. Maisel

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By the Engel & Völkers Team

“A gentleman's choice of timepiece says as much about him as does his Saville Row suit.” - Ian Fleming

More than just intimate and classic—this event was timeless. Engel & Völkers had the pleasure of attending "STYLED: Timeless Watches & How to Wear Them," a collaboration between luxury fashion and lifestyle brands MR PORTER, Phillips and The Rake. MR PORTER, award-winning online destination for men's style, and The Rake, leading men's lifestyle magazine and e-commerce platform, curated a selection of tailored looks showcased alongside vintage and modern timepieces in Phillips' New York gallery. This exhibition culminated in Phillips', in Association with Bacs & Russo, second watch auction in New York on December 5th,

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By the Engel & Völkers Team

With the official start of winter, many might set off to seek shelter in warmer destinations to work on their tans, while others will gravitate towards snow-capped mountains to work on their form on the slopes. If you're more of a snow lover than a snowbird this season, there's more to it than doubling up layers of clothes, packing a thermos of hot chocolate and repairing your shoe straps to achieve the ultimate winter wonderland experience.

To embark on the road to the perfect winter haven, here are six of our favorite ski/snowboarding markets across the U.S. and Canada, world-renowned for their idyllic scenery and, of course, top-class ski resorts.

Jackson Hole, Wyoming

With the likes of Jackson Hole Mountain

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By the Engel & Völkers Team 

Thanksgiving gives us all the more reason to spend time with family and friends, eat more food than usual and bring leftovers to work, but above all, it allows us to regroup and rejoice with loved ones about what we're truly thankful for. But getting to this point might not be easy, especially if you're gearing up to entertain, feeling the pressure to coordinate an elaborate and festive setting in your home for the holidays.

As you prepare to go through the hustle and bustle this season, here are some creative ways to help make your home Thanksgiving-ready.

Holiday Hanging 

First impressions are most important, which means flaunting a chic wreath on your front door is critical. Teasing holiday passersby for what's

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It should come as no surprise that, when we ask which countries celebrate Thanksgiving, the answer is “too many to list”.

We’re getting into the spirit of the season by giving thanks for some of the most beautiful traditions around the world. Read on to find out how you can incorporate them into your own celebrations, whether in your holiday décor, food or atmosphere.

Thanksgiving, USA

We start with the most obvious celebrant – but don’t expect to know all of their traditions. The original Thanksgiving in 1621 wasn’t so much about over-indulgence as fasting, prayer and thanking the native Wampanoag tribe for teaching the pilgrims how to survive the winter.

We can enjoy the spirit of this first Thanksgiving today by shunning

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Forget about November being a dull month, stuck between summer holidays and the Christmas or ski season. It’s a highly underrated month for travel; however, with November comes glorious spring in places like South Africa and vibrant, colorful autumn in Europe.

The best places to travel in November: north or south?

Your first decision is whether to head south, chasing spring sunshine and warmer temperatures, or whether to embrace the cooler climes in Europe and appreciate cities that can simply be too hot and stuffy over the summer.

Once you’ve decided, here are our ideas for some of the best places to travel in November.

Cities too hot in August

Many popular Italian cities, like Naples and Rome, and Greek cities like Athens, are stiflingly

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By the Engel & Völkers Team

As Veterans Day approaches, we honor and remember the men and women who risked their lives for the preservation of the free world, so that we may live in the safety and security of our own homes.

As many are aware, transitioning back into civilian life is often a daunting journey for Veterans and military families, which is why Veterans United Home Loans has released its third annual report of the 50 Best Cities for Veteran Homebuyers. In honor and support of these heroes, the ranking details the top Veteran-friendly cities in the United States to help the nation’s military community find their own place to call home.

Veterans United compared the 100 most populated U.S. cities based on four key dimensions: Economic

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