“We would prefer not to serve cassoulet,” said legendary winemaker Alain Brumont over lunch at his club-like restaurant, La Table de Bouscassé in Madiran, France. “First of all this isn’t the right city for cassoulet. But more importantly, here in the southwest, we are trying to escape the clichés.”
You’ve heard it said many times: “No two snowflakes are alike.” It’s the same with ski resorts. Some are large, some are small, some are friendly, others impersonal. Some push the limits of the best skiers while others make them yawn. But like the humble snowflakes on which they depend, each resort has its own personality.
When he answered his front door, Jean-Pierre LeBlanc found himself put on the spot, a camera on him, and a woman with an eight-on-a-scale-of-10—and rising—migraine standing before him. His orders, as given by the television reporter also in attendance, with a chronometer in her hands, was to heal the woman using only a blend of essential oils.
While many of their projects have an eco-message, what sets Studio Swine apart from other design studios is their desire to elevate so-called waste products into the luxury sphere.
FROM THE ARCHIVE: The pocket watch invites the modern man to embrace its legend.
The House of Creed was founded in 1760, a long time ago indeed, by James Henry Creed, and since then the heritage brand has been passed down through the lineage to the current perfumer, sixth-generation Olivier Creed, and his son, Erwin.
You’re behind the wheel when suddenly the radio starts blaring—strange, because you just shut it off. Then the turn signal turns on. Your pulse picks up; you wonder what the heck is going on—and that’s when the engine cuts out.
The French cognac maison celebrates its 250th anniversary with the release of Hennessy 250 Collector Blend.
Anna Hu grew up in the world of music, but found her creative calling in fine jewellery.