Every visitor who goes to India knows how the country refuses to conform to plans or international expectations; the only way to survive is to give yourself over to its way of being.

— Pico Iyer, from Hyderabad in Five Colors

Harvest time in Tuscany. 

“Life offers you a thousand chances … all you have to do is take one.”                 -Frances Mayes, Under the Tuscan Sun 

Fashion Week starts this week in New York. Here’s what’s happening in style in Urumqi. 

What we’re looking forward to this fall, even if vicariously.