Joe Chen

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Menswear’s new cult labels

Like many men, I buy clothes from just four or five labels regularly. I know which brands’ clothes fit my body better than others, and which have a …

How to make perfect dumplings for Chinese New Year

"Dumplings are a friendly thing. They don’t need to look perfect, so don’t be afraid – just start making them,” chef Erchen Chang reassures me. “Even if they’re a little ugly, they can still taste amazing.”<p>I’m in good hands. Chang is the co-founder of Taiwanese street-food success story Bao, a …

I've lived in New York City my entire life — here are the best places to actually eat

As a kid growing up in New York City, I never ate Happy Meals.<p>Why would I when I could get a great bagel or slice of pizza for the same price?<p>New York has some of the best food in the world. Even neighborhood takeout spots are top-notch eateries that people come from all over to try. So over my …

Travel Insiders Are Hitting Up This "Secret Weapon" Website for Cheap Flights

We're currently building our travel bucket lists for 2018, and "budget-friendly" always places high on our list of requirements. It goes without …

How to live your best #vanlife

Brent Rose has lived in a van for over two years. Here’s what made it possible.<p>Once upon a time I went through a breakup and it sucked very much, thank you. We’d been living together for five years, and when it came time to figure out where I wanted to live next, I realized that I didn’t want to …

Salehe Bembury Is the Footwear Designer Behind Your Favorite Sneakers

There are collectors, and then there are sneaker collectors. They possess the same encyclopedic obsession, grandiose reverence, and fiendish energy as art, stamp, car, and antique collectors, but they’re also a breed of their own. For starters, they’re usually young men. They watched Michael Jordan …

These Travel Agents Are Staying A Step Ahead Of Google

IBM has Watson. Google has its vast secret development labs. Both strive to bring to market technology that will improve our lives and use data to increase the power of marketers. In some cases, the technology is also meant to replace the need for a human, perhaps a scary thought if your job or …

8 Websites That Will Change the Way You Book Travel

Photo courtesy Pexels.com<p>These tools are what the pros use to stretch their miles, find deals, and have the best airport experiences possible.<p>For …

Flying

Who Uses a Travel Agent in This Day and Age?

Industry veterans such as Kerl Commock say that some travelers still prefer booking through an agency because it saves them time and makes flight cancellations less stressful.<p>The travel industry has seen a lot of changes in the last two decades. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the …

Tourism

Holidays in Tuscany: readers’ travel tips

Besides Florence, Siena and San Gimignano, this beautiful region has many untrodden corners and family-run places to eat and stay. Readers pick their favourites<p>I was as surprised as anyone to discover a small-scale sustainable goat farm, with some of the finest cashmere I’ve ever seen, in the heart …

20 London Retailers Every Highsnobiety Reader Should Know

London’s reputation as a destination for contemporary fashion is on the rise. While names like Selfridges and Harrods have pioneered in the retail …

England

A Tuscan Journey Into the Heart of Luxury

<b>All roads in Italy may lead to Rome, but most of them go through Tuscany first. And for good reason.</b><p>Strolling the streets of Florence, looking at the juxtaposition of cutting edge fashion boutiques inside ancient palazzos, it occurred to me that Tuscany may well be the birthplace of modern luxury. …

A Beginner's Guide To Sneakerhead Culture

Of all the fashion trends out there, none is more intimidating than dipping into the world of sneakers. Considering that sneaker pros have been …

Banana Bread How I Love Thee: Let Me Count the 15 Recipes

Banana bread is one of the most versatile snacks: You can have it toasted with butter for breakfast, or frost it with cream cheese and bake it in a …

The Perfect Homemade Chicken Nugget (Gluten-Free, Paleo Recipe)

I have always been proud of my Paleo "Chick-fil-A" nugget recipe from a couple years back, and it has definitely been a hit with readers. If fact, I'm sure a few of you stumbled upon my little blog because of them. But to be honest, I've never been satisfied with the texture of the nuggets …

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14 Ways To Enjoy New York City's Swankiest Spots For Free (Or Cheap)

From a subterranean food court inside the Plaza Hotel to little-known lunch deals at some of the city's best restaurants, here are 14 ways to enjoy New York City's fanciest venues without spending a fortune.

Infographic: The Ultimate History Of Sneaker Design

From Chuck Taylors to Air Jordans, almost 100 years of kicks are here in one awesomely illustrated print.<p>In my grade school, it was all about the Air Jordans–that was, until the first Reebok Pump hit. Suddenly, all of my suburban Chicago peers were torn between wearing the shoes of the hometown …

Farfetch Finds Its Dancing Shoes

Photo: Avec Sans for Farfetch.com<p>It's been four years since Kanye West paired with Louis Vuitton on a range of must-have sneakers—so it's high time for another musician-and-designer duo to step up.<p>This month, international retail hub Farfetch and British footwear label Swear rise to the occasion …

Music Videos

Two-Tone Steppers That'll Spice Up Your Summer

Oxfords were one of the first styles to foray into two-tone footwear, and now it's become a style pandemic. There are two-tone flats, sandals, and …

Converse Opens In S.F., Local Stars In Ad Campaign

When developing our individual style, we like to start from the ground up — literally, with an awesome pair of foot candy. That’s why we’re stoked …

With colorways inspired by a @SpikeLee classic, these Son of Low and Air Jordan XX8 looks drop this Saturday: http://t.co/QFRv61S30i

flat shoes

Am I getting older or are flat shoes getting more interesting? I ponder this question while browsing my new favourite fashion blog, Enbrogue.com, …