Buying Guides

From Cuts to Carats

The Complete Guide to Diamond Engagement Rings

We spoke with custom ring designers making both traditional and alternative engagement rings, along with online retailers, to compile a comprehensive guide to buying your first, and hopefully last, engagement ring.

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A Moveable Feast

The Ultimate Summer Picnic Basket

In this classic picnic basket we've combined classic ingredients like Champagne grapes and delicious cheeses, with some important additions like bestselling couples' literature, a safari bar kit from India and a bottle of wine from northern Spain.

Plan now. Party later.

The Ultimate Summer Music Festival Kit

Having the right gear on hand during an outdoor concert can be the difference between a weekend for the ages or an expensive lesson learned. These items cover the critical bases of comfort, connectivity, hygiene, peace of mind and style. Better yet, most are also made right here in America.

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The Summer Blues

10 Blue Watches for a Red-Hot Summer

Blue watches are enjoying their moment, and whether you're a pilot, a diver, a sailor or just looking for a little color on your wrist, here are the 10 best.

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Cuban Cigars? Not Yet. Till Then, Smoke These

Cuban cigars are coming — eventually. Till then, tide yourself over with these 10 worthy alternatives. A great Cuban cigar is a divine smoking experience, but they're hard to get (legally). Here are 10 great alternatives that pay proper homage to Havana.

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At Home in the Concrete Jungle, or Just the Jungle

A Guide to Adventure Motorcycles

No matter if asphalt gives way to gravel and dirt, an adventure bike never wavers. Here's the best from Ducati, BMW, Suzuki, Triumph and more.