Time for a Pick-Me-Up

There are days when I am just down—a tad world-weary, bien fatigue—and out of sorts. Shopping doesn’t do anything for me, nor does a pint of Häagen-Dazs or jewelry.

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Second City Sublime

This weekend, your favorite Jet Setter is heading to his second-favorite city in the United States: Chicago.


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Sail Through Customs

I am constantly on the go, zooming all over the globe to report back on what’s new, cool and cutting edge. But I was tired of having to wait in line at customs when I would return to the United States.

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Keep Calm and Carry On

For years I carried baggage that just didn’t work. Granted, it always looked good and had my monogram imprinted here and there. But invariably my luggage wouldn’t have wheels, or it was overburdened with heavy leather straps that weighed me down.

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About Jason Oliver Nixon

Jason Oliver Nixon

Global Lifestyle Editor Jason Oliver Nixon is always on the prowl for the latest and greatest finds, whether it’s ferreting out the grooviest new restaurant in Paris or unearthing a home design store in Dubai. "I am attracted by color and energy, passion and verve," says Nixon. "Who wants to be beige and boring?" The former Editor in Chief of Gotham, Hamptons, and Los Angeles Confidential magazines, Nixon makes frequent appearances on television as a style authority. A resident of Brooklyn, New York, Nixon escapes to London whenever possible, where he can be found happily ensconced at Fortnum & Mason perusing new-fangled jams.

To contact Jason Oliver Nixon with your comments, questions and blog suggestions, email him at jasnixon@gmail.com. Or, post your comment on his blog!