For tennis aficionados the world over, summer doesn’t officially start until late June, with the start of The Championships at Wimbledon. This year marks the 137th year of the competition, the oldest and most prestigious tennis tournament in the world.
With history comes tradition, and Wimbledon is steeped in it. Most notable are the manicured grass courts. Wimbledon is the only Major still played on the game’s original surface, which gave rise to its original name of “lawn tennis.”
As the sunlight fades and dusk envelops you in its sweet tranquility, life outdoors becomes magical. Daylight lingers in long shadows while stars begin to twinkle and fireflies commence their ritualistic dance.
At moments like these, outdoor dinners are more than a meal. They’re memories in the making … and full of romance. It’s a some-enchanted-evening kind of moment, and you’ll want a table to match. Set it like a Michelin-starred establishment – elegant without being overwrought. Choose sparkling crystal wine glasses, beautiful dinnerware and crisp linens. And firelight from candles and lanterns, glowing like the Milky Way. [...]
Escape to the tropics any time you like with our latest lookbook “Paradise Found.” With every page, you’ll chart a course for the far-flung islands of the West Indies, revel in the old-world charm of British Colonial style, and capture the spirit of island living.
The sun sets on a long summer day, and orange and magenta begin to stain the sky. We still feel its warmth on our shoulders, but day is giving way to cool evening air. Meaning? There’s no better time for a bonfire.
For eons the bonfire has worked its magic … effortlessly drawing us into its circle of camaraderie and flickering light. Fortunately, today’s fire pits bring the fire out of the woods and cozily onto our back patios.
Fire pits come in a whole array of sizes and styles – from open, oversized copper versions that shine with every crackle and pop to convenient gas-powered tables that are ready in an instant and give off a steady warm glow. [...]