At the very end of every year (as part of our January/February issue), our editors pull together a scrupulously curated list of the 100 people, places, and things that will matter most in the coming year. Not everything included in our selection will be new for 2017, but all of it will prove to be significant, relevant—even essential. From the best new stores to source exclusive fashions to the luxury hotels we can't wait to open, the latest breakthrough gadgets to debut to the most riveting hardback books to read, the list just keeps on going.
Mark your culture calendars, because 2017 is rich with fantastic goings-on around the world. From the not-to-miss soprano performing a double-dose of Mozart to the return of the perennial favorite Planet Earth on BBC to a major David Hockney retrospective across the pond, these are the top cultural highlights for 2017.
What to Wear and the Places to Shop in 2017 »
Style never sleeps and next year is bound to be no different, with exciting new men’s resort wear from Mexico City, the return of the 1980s “It” bag, next-level athleisure from Hermés, Versace, and Montcler; plus, needle-free Botox, a unisex fragrance line that encourages wearing before purchasing, and much more.
Coffee table tomes, mission-driven magazines, a limited-edition facsimile of Coppola’s notes on The Godfather, plus new releases from authors Daphne Merkin, George Saunders, Karl Ove Knausgaard, and more (so sue us, we still love print), here’s why 2017 is a great year to sit down with a book.
Brooklyn gets its first true luxury hotel, Dubai’s grandest property gets even more over-the-top, Bergen becomes a hot new Scandinavian escape, and more travel news to help plan your next year of touring the world.
Don’t wait for spring-cleaning to revamp your home, office, or smartphone: Here’s what you need to deck every surface—from ceiling (the sexiest light bulb) to garage (three cars for the road) to LED screen (there’s an app for that and more)—in the best of new design and technology.