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Meet the Men of the World's Other Muscle Beach in Dakar, Senegal

Say the words Muscle Beach and you'll likely think of hard-bodied men pumping iron on a balmy strip of sand near a boardwalk in Venice Beach, California—but over 6,000 miles away in Senegal's capital city of Dakar, there's another outdoor gym that goes by the very same name. see more
Food + Drinks

Q&A Chef Roy Choi: "The Whole World is Pot"

The 44-year-old stoner–cum–culinary savant who brought Korean barbecue and gourmet-food trucks to the masses is getting into the luxury-hotel game—and bringing room service to a new high. see more
Art

On View: Andy Warhol's Love Affair With Instant #Selfies Opens the New Polaroid Museum in Las Vegas

Before there was Instagram, there was the Polaroid. Beloved by amateurs photographers and professionals alike, the rich history of the 50-year-old camera is now front and center at The Polaroid Museum's exhibition of Andy Warhol's famous snaps. "Capturing Celebrity" presents 50 of the icon's most famous images of celebrities taken between 1970 and 1987, including John Lennon, Yoko Ono, Mick Jagger, Debbie Harry, Muhammad Ali, and Giorgio Armani. see more
Travel

And the Winner of the Details Network "Guinness Storehouse Travel Contest" Is . . .

The contest seemed simple: Write anything you like about travel and you could win a rather big prize (roundtrip flight and hotel accommodations for two to Dublin, Ireland). But open-ended challenges present problems: Where to start when there's no focus? After assessing all the posts published by the members of the Details Network (this contest was open only to our international community of style bloggers), we found a bevy of original approaches: see more
Art

Night at the Museum: Book Your Stay at This 24-Hour Art Hotel

Unlike many big-shot developers, Kentucky-based philanthropists, art collectors, and husband-and-wife team Laura Lee Brown and Steve Wilson sought only to break even when they founded boutique hotel group 21C Museum Hotels and opened their first property in Louisville in 2006. Perhaps that's because they weren't sure if their simple-yet-groundbreaking idea to merge provocative, contemporary art with sleek accommodations and a buzzy restaurant would be feasible. It didn't take long for locals, jet setters, and art buffs (plus critics—21C was voted Best Hotel in the South, among other accolades) to take notice. The formula at Louisville was so successful that properties see more
Design

Real Estate Porn: Best BYOY-Ready Homes (Bring Your Own Yacht)

Whether you're prepping for a regatta or simply sailing away on a pleasure cruise, you need a home that suits you and your yacht. Nestled next to some of the world's most perfect ports and exclusive yacht clubs, these pads fit the bill. You wish you lived here. Location: East coast seaside estate in Newport, Rhode Island Price: $45,000,000 Size: 7,700 square feet Key selling points: Less than two miles from the New York Yacht Club's Harbor Court clubhouse and just a stone's throw from the ocean, this home is the ultimate HQ for an East coast yachting lifestyle. see more
Travel

The New Reason To Visit Peru: The Beach

Lima's Barranco neighborhood; Chorillos beach in Lima. Leave your hiking boots at home—it's the 1,400 miles of Pacific coastline that makes this South American country a welcome paradise come winter. see more
Shopping

Foreign Correspondent: Parisian Owners of Chic Shop FrenchTrotters on the City's Best New Menswear Designers, Stores, and Restaurants

Clarent and Carole Dehlouz; the interior of a FrenchTrotters shop. Native Parisian Clarent Dehlouz opened the first FrenchTrotters store in the Bastille area with his wife, Carole, in 2005, at a time when, according to Clarent, the local retail scene was "quite poor." But by bringing together brands influenced by their travels (both studied photography abroad), the couple was able to add labels like Engineered Garments from New York, Acne and Our Legacy from Stockholm, and YMC from London. see more
Travel

Foreign Correspondent: Where to Shop and How to Find the Best Tamales in Mexico City

This week's style report comes to us from Bernardo Lopez Morton, a Mexico City-native and owner of boutique menswear shop 180 Grados. How he got his start: Throughout my junior year at Boston University I worked as a research assistant at the National Bureau of Economic Research. I learned a lot, but it wasn't my thing. When I graduated, I went deep into corporate America, landing my first well-paid job in credit and collections at Motorola—not the most glamorous work. It took me a year and a half to figure out that despite the good pay, I just didn't see more
Travel

Project Getaway: Five Fashion Designers Reimagine the Hotel

Some of the world's top style icons are dressing up these already spectacular destinations. Designer: LVMH (pictured above) Location: Cheval Blanc Randheli in Noonu Atoll, Maldives In the middle of the Indian Ocean sits this jaw-dropping island paradise, commissioned by the company that owns Louis Vuitton and Givenchy. The 45 luxury villas come with oversize amenities (a 41-foot-long pool), limited-edition products from the brand's lustworthy portfolio are available, and Michelin-starred chef Yannick Alléno has six on-site restaurants. Price: Starting at $1,600 for double occupancy. see more
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