A Vancouver Biennale installation.

More than 1,000 years ago, the Chinese poet Bai Juyi of the Tang Dynasty wrote his famous piece Grass. This poem aptly presents the metaphor used in Ai Weiwei’s new installation of a similar title, located in Harbour Green Park, Vancouver.

Magical thinking.

Becoming an artist was never a question for Bobbie Burgers. Over her 20 year career, Burgers has captured the beauty of flowers and natural landscapes in her expressive paintings.

A new era of glamour.

So much has happened at the St. Regis New York, a designated Manhattan landmark with a history that dates back to 1904. The hotel has entered a bold new era of glamour, having completed a $90-million renovation.

Coats for the season.

WINTER WHITES: Down feathers could be considered the optimal thermal insulator; the feathers store the body’s natural heat, creating an all-around warming effect.

One step at a time.

In 1990, Métis entrepreneur Sean McCormick opened a trading post in Winnipeg with his sister, Heather, specializing in tanned leather for mukluks and moccasins. This culminated in the creation of Aboriginal-owned contemporary footwear brand Manitobah Mukluks.

Silver sips.

WINTER WHITES: Apart from water, tea is the most widely consumed beverage on a global scale. TWG Tea, a Singaporean-based luxury tea brand, shelves over 800 varieties of single estate, fine harvest, and executive blends.

Rule breakers.

There is a widely disseminated quote by Greek historian Thucydides that states “The bravest are surely those who have the clearest vision of what is before them, glory and danger alike, and yet notwithstanding, go out to meet it.”

Signature style.

Bentley Motors recently debuted two new models with lush leather, bespoke craftsmanship, and luxury finishes—this time of the wearable sort.