With over a decade’s experience in the art of fine cookery, chef Andrea Alridge has spent her career in search of the best ingredients, translating those finds into simple and honest fare.
Asklepios Garden’s ethos is grounded in creating plant-based skin care that nourishes, renews, and protects the epidermis, using nutrient-rich, organic ingredients. Its products are designed to be gentle for all skin types without clogging pores.
Set in the Las Vegas foothills, Sunset Summit Residence marries the ambiance of a calm desert oasis with lavish Vegas entertainment capabilities. This opulent residence designed by Cushing Terrell spans five acres and features panoramic views of the landscape.
Bound in stasis, the poem of the body gathers energy. Through entanglement and repose, the clothing appears to wear the body as lovers meet, new possibilities emerge as the garment takes over, and limbs disappear in a collage of equilibrium.
For Our Place’s The Way We Heal series, Zoey Gong shared a TCM Herbal Mushroom Stew with Black Sesame Buns recipe—a dish that is meant to be grounding, healing, and full of nutritional benefits. When making this dish, think of it as a meditative practice—a flow of cooking, good for the soul.
The Hair Alchemy line is restorative as well as preventative—protecting against future damage caused by heat-styling, colour treatments, or bleaching. The products are formulated to strengthen the hair follicle, increasing its resilience for both the appearance and feel of healthy hair.
While I’m sure we can all agree that love does not need to be celebrated with material items, it never hurts to treat yourself or the person you love with something sparkly.
For L.A. based designer Peter Cohen, fashion is about sensuality, or rather, evoking the sensual sides of ourselves with the clothes we wear. “Clothes have to turn you on a bit,” Cohen says.
Rive Droite Apartment by architect Sophie Driesis an oasis of ingenuity that evokes traditional Parisian charm while contributing modernity and artistic veracity.
New from the world of Assouline is Louis Vuitton Manufactures, a visually rich book that is an ode to the maison’s ateliers and the artisans who craft the house’s exceptional catalogue. The book highlights the artisanal excellence that distinguishes Louis Vuitton as not only a leader but also an innovator in savoir faire.
Many find meaningful ways to honour their mothers to remind them of her uniqueness, and for architect Felipe Escudero, it was his mother’s love of magnolia trees that prompted the construction of Magnolia House.
Louis Vuitton and Virgil Abloh collaborated with Nike to create limited-edition versions of the Air Force 1, one of Nike’s most popular sneaker models. On January 26, 200 special-edition pairs will go up for auction, with proceeds benefiting The Virgil Abloh™ “Post-Modern” Scholarship Fund, in partnership with the Fashion Scholarship Fund.
An espresso martini with a twist, the espresso Manhattan is made with Angel’s Envy whisky and complemented with chocolate bitters and cherry brandy. The best way to describe the flavour is like a rich chocolate cake: decadent and smooth.
Here we have put together some luxurious (and practical) items that will make you stand out on the slopes.
Ema Peter, esteemed architectural photographer, and Goh Ballet, have recently come together to photograph the Oakridge Presentation Centre in a way that brings it to life—capturing the energy and artistry of the space vivified by the medium of dance.
Alexander McQueen made its Canadian retail debut last week with the opening of its first Toronto boutique, located in Yorkdale Shopping Centre.
The holiday season is a time to give back to our communities. We have rounded up some thoughtful businesses you can support and cross those final names off your shopping list.
An epoch is a memorable period in history—and for Epoch Bar & Kitchen Terrace, that is the gastropub era of the 1990s. The luxurious new restaurant in the Ritz-Carlton, Toronto, aims to redefine pub culture while honouring traditional British dining.
Gift-giving is complicated—especially when it comes to beauty. Here we have curated a list of beauty products that were standouts this year and will impress any recipient—including yourself.
Each garment has a low carbon footprint and can return safely to the earth after years of use.
The woman-owned and -operated company creates simple organic superfood teas and adaptogenic blends in Toronto made with 100 per cent plant-based ingredients.
Founded by sisters Yasaman and Samira Haj-Shafiei with shops in Toronto and Calgary, Organic Bytes offers beautiful cakes with nourishing ingredients.
This year, history and art are elements of an exciting partnership with Parisian design atelier À Paris chez Antoinette Poisson. The collaboration celebrates historical craftsmanship in both the design space and the beauty realm, which share an ethos of quality and detail.
This season, Christian Dior has invited 12 artists to reimagine the iconic design of the Lady Dior handbag. The famous bag represents a timeless legacy that has been repeatedly reinterpreted over the years. The artists for this year’s collaboration have been given carte blanche to explore their creativity and idiosyncrasies.
Villa Balbiano, which stands in for the home of family patriarch Aldo Gucci, oozes grandeur. Located on Lake Como in the Lombardy region of northern Italy, the residence is surrounded by lush landscapes due to its setting at the foothills of the Alps.
The new cuvée is 90 per cent pinot noir using the finest black grapes and 10 per cent chardonnay. La Grande Dame 2012 follows the ethos of Madame Clicquot, who believed pinot noir has the broadest range of expression and potential to make the best champagne.
If you’re Canadian or enjoy Canadian culture, chances are you’re familiar with musician Sarah McLachlan. What you may not have known is McLachlan is also the founder and chair of the Sarah McLachlan School of Music (SoM).
What used to be a popular nightclub known as The Citizen has now been transformed into a refined dining haven that offers a modern approach to classic Greek cuisine.
Poosh, Kardashian’s lifestyle platform and modern guide to healthy living and wellness, naturally gravitated toward the innovative beauty brand as their values align with one another.
While we love our pets dearly, they do present one specific and never-ending challenge—how do we make our spaces look clean and stylish when we’ve got animals running around?
The wellness oasis was inspired by the classic Parisienne apartment—a chic, well-crafted, and effortless space that respects the history of the French fashion house. The perennial experts in fashion and luxury are now experts in wellness as well.
Humaniti challenges the traditional and escapes design conventions by being multidimensional. Its aim to cultivate community comes at a critical time when connection seems elusive.
As the weather gets cooler, the inclination to reach for warmer, darker fragrances grows stronger.
The imaginative imagery from the campaign was shot by photographer Max Siedentopf in Tuscany at Castello Sonnino, a 16th-century citadel built by the Medici family.
Attached to the newly opened 1 Hotel Toronto is a dining oasis that shares the same “environment first” ethos as the hotel.
The latest collaboration between Louis Vuitton and Italian decor atelier Fornasetti brings a new dimension to the world of visual creativity and fashion.
The goal of 457 Anew is to cultivate a harmonious relationship with the environment, using upcycled, recycled, and renewable materials.
Being in nature is restorative for the mind, body, and soul – something all of us digital consumers need.
As autumn slowly finds its way back into our lives once again, so do the essences of the season. There is always comfort to be expected when lighting a candle during the fall; the crisp autumn air blows outside, colourful leaves fall to the ground, and you, wrapped in a blanket of warm aromas.
Because the billionaire race to space has cheapened space—ironically, considering how much money has been spent. It has taken something few have experienced and made it gimmicky.
Off the foggy coast of Nova Scotia lies one of the most enigmatic places on Earth. Often referred to as the Graveyard of the Atlantic with 350 confirmed shipwrecks, Sable Island is steeped in allure and legend. A colony of around 500 resilient wild horses make up the sole full-time inhabitants.
From partners Amanda Bradley and Robin Goodfellow, Vela emulates the grandeur of a posh hotel lobby bar: inviting, impressive, and memorable
“I think we’ve made some really important strides forwards, but we’ve still got quite a way to go.”
With intricate plating, standout handcrafted cocktails, and a variety of flavour profiles that range in complexity, it brings a unique and innovative dining experience to the city.
We have compiled a list of five of our favourite high-quality Canadian swimwear brands to keep you in the swim all summer long.
Chef & Somm offers more than taking the guesswork out of planning a soiree and providing a luxurious dining experience. They also use their craft as a method of advocacy.
The offices that housed Churchill’s operations and inspired Bond have become luxury condos in London. Take a look inside.
It is with the cycling of styles that we see influence from the 19th century making headway in the design space once again, and it comes as no surprise.
After over a year of being cooped up for what feels like a lifetime, Torontonians are finally able hit their favourite patios in the city. We have done the guesswork for you and curated a list of must-visit patios to check out this summer.