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Après-sun attitude: designer beach towels hang out in style.

The crocodile brand with roots embedded deep in the sport of tennis has invented another first: a hybrid tennis racquet, the LT12, made from a combination of wood and graphite.

There is nothing quite like a home-cooked meal, and table decor is a noteworthy detail to a well-executed gathering.

The signature Hudson’s Bay stripes have a long history as a Canadian symbol since their inauguration on the Bay’s point blankets in 1780.

FROM THE ARCHIVE: “I’m feeling a bit tipsy,” says Felipe Oliveira Baptista, the heralded new guy at Lacoste. This tipsy feeling is not from downing too many celebratory toasts. (At least, not yet—it’s only 2:45 p.m.) Baptista has just debuted his first collection as creative director for the storied label, and he’s high on pure adrenaline.

Moody lighting lends a bad-boy vibe to our favourite clean-cut styles from the men’s spring/summer collections.

Over 15 years we have met some of the fashion industry’s biggest names, discovering what inspires them and uncovering the depths of imagination that spur their collections.