Slightly remote and ultra-romantic, Praiano’s Casa Angelina boutique hotel is a breath of fresh air.
Celebrated ballerina and entrepreneur Chan Hon Goh is expanding her Vancouver-based classical ballet school to Toronto.
FROM THE ARCHIVE: A blanket of yellow covers the rolling hills of Corsica, France’s island of beauty, creating a scent that drifts far out to the sea. The arid maquis is densely layered with myrtle, rosemary, thyme, sage, and cork oak; alongside this fragrant scrubland are fields of immortelle, a vivid yellow flower that mingles mightily.
Canada is spoiled for choice when it comes to homegrown spirits. Herewith, five of the best tipples—to gift, or to get.
If, as Anthony Bourdain once said, the professional kitchen is a place where some people find a new family, Heat Laliberte found his in One Arrow, his Vancouver meat shop known for artisanal bacon.
Art meets machinery in Carl Lostritto’s new book Computational Drawing, a five-chapter theory and exercise book on the craft of drawing with computer code.
The Vancouver Art Gallery’s latest exhibition honours Alberto Giacometti from June 16 to September 29. The Swiss-born artist is renowned as one of the greatest sculptors of the first half of the 20th century, with a record-breaking $141-million (U.S.) paid at auction in 2015 for his work L’Homme au doigt.
Whether you’re in Canmore for the unmissable alpine façades or bustling restaurant scene, these eateries offer rugged flavours, smoky accents, and experiential presentations with well-known Rocky Mountain hospitality and rustic elegance.
In recent years, some companies have clued in to the fact that men want products that are effective and well-designed. Here, eight luxe skin-care products for men. Ladies, you may finally be able to steal his products for a change.
On the day dedicated to Dad, why not present him with a gift as reliable as he has been? Here are five watches, as diverse as dads themselves.
The new skin-care line Céla, by Toronto Hammam Spa founder Celine Tandrissi, is rooted in Canada.
Good design tells a story, and the people behind Minotti are storytellers who speak the language of artisanal designers. The brand’s 2019 collection is an ode to the art of handcrafted Italian furniture and the talent of global designers.
British artists Gilbert Prousch and George Passmore, the notorious Gilbert & George, share a unique twinship. Their oeuvre—mainly consisting of photography, from black-and-white pieces to brightly coloured collages—involves using whatever materials in whatever form most appropriate to conveying their ideas.
Selected as one of National Geographic’s Unique Lodges of the World for its commitment to sustainable practices, Isla Palenque Resort has created a luxurious, eco-conscious experience for travellers—the first of its kind in Panama.
Western Europe’s tallest building and the one-time private residence of a London fox.
Though the twisted helix is the spine of his designs, all-American jeweller David Yurman’s work goes beyond his signature motif.
Glimpse inside the late architect’s winter home, which is a National Historic Landmark—and a school campus.
The first Canadian Goop MRKT pop-up has opened in Toronto inside Yorkville’s Hazelton Hotel.
Following his first solo exhibition at Galerie Youn in Montreal last year, Bruno Leydet’s kitsch-inspired acrylic-on-canvas paintings have established the artist as one to watch in the contemporary art domain.
Coinciding with high fashion’s embrace of crafts, the season’s most covetable accessories are made from natural materials such as wicker, straw, and raffia.
From his ranch near Vernon, B.C., Brian Jungen turns everyday objects into artworks symbolizing Indigenous cultures. This summer, the artist unveils a solo exhibition, Brian Jungen: Friendship Centre, at the Art Gallery of Ontario.
The latest treasure from Van Cleef & Arpels is the Perlée Couleurs long necklace, the newest addition to the Perlée collection.
The Patkaus are giants in the Canadian architectural world—their work is studied in universities around the globe—but they do not use their heft to produce 80-storey towers punctuating urban centres. Instead, quietly, the Patkaus focus on ideas: the pure, unembarrassed inquiry that precedes and infuses all truly great designs.
Best known as the birthplace of Bermuda shorts and the dark ‘n’ stormy cocktail, the beautiful island has so much more to offer beyond the pristine pink sand beaches.
Bruce Poon Tip is a wanderer whose zeal for travel turned into his profession, earning him bragging rights as the founder of G Adventures—a Canadian success story set to celebrate its 30th anniversary.
Bocci founder and sculptor, Omer Arbel experiments with the fluidity of concrete in a three-part installation for the Surrey Art Gallery.
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.
Call it a maison, atelier, or an anti-boutique; handbag designer Gilbert Halaby’s namesake shop Maison Halaby on Via di Monserrato in Rome is a homelike space for his creativity.
Toucan Hill, a Moroccan-inspired villa, sits atop the highest hill on Mustique, a part of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, and widely known as the world’s most glamorous island.
Ingestible skin care (pills, powders, and drinks that are good for your skin) have been huge in Asia for decades, but they’ve only recently made their way to North America. But what’s the science behind ingestibles?
Whether tippling for pleasure or for entertainment, here are five not-so-secret not-quite-hidden bars. You just need to know where to look.
In a combination of imagination and talent, Los Angeles–based artists and brothers Nikolai and Simon Haas joined forces with Israeli-born L’OBJET founder and creative director Elad Yifrach for a fantasy-themed home collection.
The Royal Ontario Museum’s upcoming exhibition, opening June 1st, is a celebration of one of the most significant periods in art history: the Dutch Golden Age.
Prince Harry and Argentine polo player Nacho Figueras attended the annual invitation-only Sentebale ISPS Handa Polo Cup at the Roma Polo Club to honour the charity supporting vulnerable children and young people affected by HIV in Lesotho and Botswana in southern Africa.
The Legacy Machine FlyingT, from independent watchmakers Maximilian Büsser & Friends (MB&F) is their fist timepiece dedicated for women.
Louis Vuitton launches their first unisex fragrance collection with a trio of scents that embody summertime in the golden state.
The combination of art, architecture, and wine—white, red, and the rosé for which Provence is famous— is what makes Château La Coste different.
Founded in 2010, the local company leads bike tours on unique routes through city streets, stopping for local lore and legend along the way.
The art of conversation in a digital world. This week, our editors’ are talking about the curse of being a genius, a beauty revolution in North Korea, and a man who conned death among many others.
Delicate, colourful, and boldly over the top, we have you styled for summer.
When the TWA terminal opened in 1962, it epitomized the glamour of the Jet Age. Now, the TWA Hotel is one of the most anticipated hotel openings this year.
The X7 is a successful port of the quiet, athletic confidence of the 7 Series crossed with the high-riding versatility common to BMW’s X Series SUVs.
Located a four-hour drive northeast of Montreal, Charlevoix’s burgeoning food scene is the key to discovering the essence of this charming riverside region. Here are the four must-visit stops along the Flavour Trail, a network of over 40 farmers, producers, and chefs.
Seigo Nakamura, of Aburi Restaurants, revolutionized the sushi scene in Canada with the introduction of flame-seared aburi sushi. His accolades include Miku, Gyoza bar, Minami, and the newly opened sushi-conveyor belt concept Tora in Toronto.
Fashion meets conservationism with the release of the Lacoste Save our Species collection in honour of International Day for Biological Diversity. The limited-edition series swaps the iconic crocodile for 10 endangered species.
Thierry-Maxime Loriot is a relative newcomer in curatorial circles. The former model turned curator has become a foremost expert at the intersection of fashion and art. The world premiere of Thierry Mugler: Couturissime on show at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts is another of Loriot’s blockbuster exhibitions.
Canada’s masters of puppetry for adults have collaborated with celebrated composer Veronika Krausas and Giller Prize-winning author André Alexis to create a haunting new opera.
The art of conversation in a digital world. This week, our editors are talking about climate change, the femininity and feminism of makeup, and a magical photoscape in Connecticut.
In conversation with Guillaume Faroult, who oversees the curation of eighteenth-century French and English paintings in the most-visited museum in the world—the Louvre.
Summer skin care needs to be quick and easy, light and refreshing, and smell really good. Enter the facial mist. Here, a dozen recommendations to try.
The Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards is the world’s largest women’s business competition and one of the most meaningful aspects is its focus on females who are in the beginning of their entrepreneurship journey.
In a city full of bakeries and options for sweet-toothers, we have narrowed it down to four places for a sugar hit.
A new book by American curator and writer Marvin Heiferman “reveals what lies beyond the parameters of sight, imagination, and human control.”
The art of conversation in a digital world. This week, our editors are talking about the life and fashion of Jeff Goldblum, the history of peaches, and what it means to understand.
When words fail, a photograph does not. And with the rise of image-heavy social media apps like Instagram, photojournalists have become the unsung heroes of truth. Does it matter who stands behind the lens?
Every day makes for a good day to honour mom, but on the calendar-specified Mother’s Day why not bestow on her a special timepiece. Give mom the gift of time; fact is, she always has time for you.
In the remote south coast of Jamaica, Jakes, a whimsical family-run boutique, dedicates itself to community tourism, sustainability, and authentic experiences.
The classic blue-and-white striped top introduced into fashion by Coco Chanel originates in Brittany, France—where Armor-Lux continues to produce the effortlessly chic look.
A look at the worlds most common passwords—ranging from sequential numbers to the word ‘password’ itself—bring to light a new age of digital apathy, where our most personal information is thinly blocked by our most lacklustre passwords.
The art of conversation in a digital world. This week, our editors are reading about tourism in Tulum, a Stanley Kubrick exhibition, and Roxane Gay’s new magazine.
The Venetian mask embossed on the Storie Veneziane by Valmont fragrance bottle is emblematic of the romance and mystique of Venice, the city the collection is named for: Venetian Stories.
FROM THE ARCHIVE: Revisiting our Summer 2018 Portfolio fashion spread, recently nominated by National Magazine Awards for Lifestyle Photography.
The annual Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival offers many a way to rewind the news cycle and better understand our evolving world.
Fair trade coffee, freshly shucked oysters, and champagne-by-the-glass (or bottle) come together in a charming pink-hued and gold-accented café, with a hidden secret behind its walls.
With early clientele including Zsa Zsa Gabor, Elvis Presley, and Sean Connery, the Georgian-inspired estate-turned-Four Seasons Resort remains a living love letter to the island’s history as a getaway for the glamorous.
Biophysicist He Jiankui navigates the delicate science of gene-editing, but how much of a reality is the complex process for the next generation?
The art of conversation in a digital world. This week, our editors are reading about urban fairy tales, Cyril Teed, Beirut bars, and the future of Artificial Intelligence.
The Vancouver Art Gallery’s latest exhibition traces the art of performative photography—telling stories through visual stills—in India from the 1800s into the contemporary.
Crusty on the outside, light and fluffy on the inside, Winnipeg-style rye bread is lighter in colour and flavour than other rye breads.
What began as a year’s sabbatical in Portugal turned into a contemporary collection of haute home goods.
James Whitaker’s prefabricated residential concept, the Anywhere House, is a unique configuration of individual modules stacked side-by-side proving to be a gamechanger for how we build our homes.
Toronto-based artist Deanna Bowen fuses the nostalgic with the forensic in the CAG’s latest exhibit on the unacknowledged story of Vancouver entertainers, threaded with her own family history.
Settled along Kootenay Bay, the Yasodhara Ashram offers self-reflection in an innovative temple by Patkau Architects, shaped like undulating waves.
Be it a road trip to an adjacent province or a jaunt over the border, we have your visitor’s guide to some choice long weekend destinations.
FROM THE ARCHIVE: Vancouver-based food blogger Mijune Pak has made a career out of a lifelong obsession with scrawling thousand-word food journal entries.
Where adventure meets luxury. Explore some of the most remote destinations in the Great North in style with a private jet.
Here, spectacular views are par for the course and luxurious properties include a gamut of excursions and cultural experiences.
It is estimated that 60 per cent of the world’s coral reefs will be depleted over the next 30 years but the news isn’t all doom and gloom.
The NBA and the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation have created a space for both casual fans and diehard hoop heads.
Taking a wine-makers approach to whiskey, Bearface is changing the game for Canadian whiskeys with bold and powerful flavours.
A pop-up dining experience including geodesic domes and a kaleidoscopic light show lands in Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, and San Diego.
A photographic guide to Canada’s most gourmet and inventive Easter treats.
The anti-aging elixir with humble origins and the model that launched it into the spotlight.
Songs about Canada—that is, specific places on the Canadian map—are relatively rare. There have been some over the years, but compared to the USA, north of the 49th tends to get short shrift from the recording industry.
Aesop settles into their third Vancouver location on Main Street, with a purple palette and subtle homages to the city.
Why some bakers are turning away from commercial, grocery-bought flour for locally grown, milled-to-order grains.
Vancouver artists explore the connections between land, nature, and environment for the Burrard Arts Foundation’s latest exhibition.
Across Canada, artisans are elevating the humble craft of soap-making into a veritable art form, concocting handsome bars that double as consumable, minimalist objets d’art.
FROM THE ARCHIVE: Revisiting a memorable trip to Japan, where a cherry-blossom party runs wild and romance cuts short.
Nestled in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains, Dunton Town House offers lowkey luxury steps away from the slopes.
Tuscany’s infamous butcher lands in Vancouver this month for a collaboration dinner with the Nightingale team.
How to understand where scientific research and marketing intersect in the beauty industry.
The Vancouver-based lighting designer is set to reveal some anticipated designs in Milan this April for Salone Internazionale del Mobile.
Stray off the tourist path. This Taipei walking food tour keeps it local.
Young restaurateurs take on the Quebecois food scene in Montreal’s Plateau neighbourhood.
A presbytery turned contemporary art centre in Plateau-Mont-Royal offers a gallery and education space for Montreal creatives.
On a corner in Vancouver’s Commercial Drive, sweet indulgence is personified through Italian-inspired Livia Bakery.
The Mexican agricultural non-profit bridging organic farmers to consumers.
Sun meets snow on the powdered peaks of Whistler and Blackcomb mountain in spring.
Books by Kassia St. Clair and Joshua Rivkin.