Culture, travel, fashion and culinary delights: the Kosmos pages of Lufthansa Magazin bring you interesting and useful tidbits from around the world
Haven in the Medina
A stroll through loud, buzzing Marrakesh may leave you yearning for a peaceful spot. Welcome to Riad Yasmine, a boutique hotel in the old city, with seven rooms and suites and a rooftop terrace with a great view over the “Red City.”
Ever since Chicago hosted the first Lollapalooza in 1991, music fans in North and South America (and since 2015 also in Europe) have been rocking the festival. Headliners at its July 22/23 Paris premiere are Lana del Rey (photo) and the Red Hot Chili Peppers.
Wearing hats is all the rage. But picking the right one is something of an art form, given that there’s a suitable model for every occasion and each subculture has its favorites.
Goes well with horn rims
In the ’90s, it was the trademark accoutrement of British boy bands. Now, you’ll
mostly see nerds and geeks sporting a trilby. With its narrow brim, it looks rather like the younger brother of the classic fedora.
SLICK IN STRAW
In the summertime, a boater, the epitome of straw-hat elegance, is even acceptable attire for formal occasions. The homburg, which comes in straw or felt, is also a smart choice and goes well with a suit.
Flat crown, narrow brim, usually felt, the pork pie hat was originally made for women. Then Buster Keaton made it famous and today, it’s the favored headgear of the jazz, blues and ska scene.