Charming. Intimate. Comfortable.

After closing down for four months to complete a multi-million all-encompassing property renovation, Bernardus Lodge & Spa in Carmel Valley has reopened its doors.

A colourful three-stop tour.

It goes without saying that Las Vegas is a feast for the senses, but there’s another oft-overlooked side to this city.

Smart cycling.

SUMMER CYCLES: The Valour, by Toronto-based Vanhawks, is likely the smartest bike you’ll ever ride. Poised to improve how and where you cycle, this is one of a new breed of smart bikes that collects data from your phone, your bike, and from other riders to create the best (and safest) cycling experience possible.

From coffee lover to connoisseur.

Milano Coffee co-founder Brian Turko has spent the last 31 years blending classic Italian coffee culture with a West Coast disposition.

Bridging the gap.

Fair trade is familiar territory for the North American fashion and home decor market, and Far & Wide Collective builds on that recognition by putting a face to each product.

Retro grade.

In celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Colorado Eighty-Five shoe, J.Crew has partnered with Onitsuka Tiger to release two new outdoor-inspired colourways.

MenEssentials.

There is an uprising happening among today’s modern men. A revolt against the 2-in-1s, the “everywhere” washes, the jack-of-all-trades shaving creams.

High-priority pie.

When the President of the United States comes calling, you answer. Even if that means arranging for a full-size, 1,800-kilogram Neapolitan pizza oven to be delivered to the tarmac of Washington’s Paine Field Airport so that you can personally cook for Barack Obama.

Ways of seeing.

“The more glasses you have in your wardrobe, the better. There’s less anxiety in the morning” says Cutler and Gross design director Marie Wilkinson, laughing. “If you only have four pairs to choose from, it’s hard. But if you’ve got 20, I think it’s much easier.” Torontonians are in luck then, as the London-based eyewear brand has reopened its flagship boutique in Toronto.