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Chez Hermès.

From the Hermès home to yours: Jean-Claude Ellena, Hermès’ perfumer since 2004, entrusted the French brand’s latest olfactory endeavour to his daughter Céline Ellena.

Now's the Time at the Art Gallery of Ontario.

As groundbreaking artists typically do, Jean-Michel Basquiat embodied an era. He became an unlikely superstar in a segregated art world at just 20 years old, exploding onto the New York scene in the early 1980s, his rise coinciding with the development of hip hop music and graffiti art culture.

La Prairie's Anti-Aging Rapid Response Booster.

When the Swiss skin-care company La Prairie writes up an ingredient list for its luxe product range, no expense is spared.

Five must-visit beaches around the world.

The beach promises a full day of leisure. Whether you spend it relaxing on the shore or splashing in the waves, these five tropical destinations will accommodate any level of intensity.

Miniature armies.

With Gaudi’s cathedral in Barcelona and Dalí’s surreal theatre museum for starters, Spanish Catalonia already has its share of the quirky. Add to those Castell d’Empordà, a gorgeously restored 14th century castle whose secret heart is a famous battle—in miniature.

A fine pair.

It seems more often than not, great ideas are born out of casual conversations between friends. Such was the case for Aynsley Wintrip Harris and Christine Carlton.

Escape to the cinema.

One of the main charms of central Amsterdam is its Renaissance architecture. Just northwest of Rembrandt Square—named after Dutch master painter Rembrandt van Rijn—sits a prime example, the Pathé Tuschinski theatre.

Yes, there's a museum for that.

Museums encourage discovery in unexpected ways, often about the unexpected itself. These seven galleries around the world display the likes of history’s unusual, unpredictable, and oft un-celebrated.

The British quotient.

Nestled in London’s Knightsbridge district, the Berkeley has been a landmark fixture since the turn of the century. The context of the hotel’s location, mere steps from Hyde Park, makes staying here a classic British experience.