Vancouver has a tight-knit community of service professionals. For them, working in restaurants isn’t a stop along the way to another career. It’s a lifestyle they commit themselves to and grow with.
The latest addition to the Bloor Street refresh that started with Eataly (visible from the Holts Café’s stunning new 20-foot-high floor-to-ceiling windows), reopened at the end of January and has contributed to the street’s reputation as a major foodie-shopping destination.
What do Jimmy Choo, Christian Louboutin, and Carrie Bradshaw have in common?
NUVO Thoughts: Immediately, I am faced with the consequences of the interplay between the idea of the book and this unfathomable thing, the Internet. There is a change taking place in the publishing industry because of the Internet. That change made this book possible. What has happened to the book?
Here are four of the best diffusers on the market from Vancouver-based companies, and one that was too weird and wonderful not to share.
Follow the impeccably dressed fur-clad people on the Aspen streets and they will lead you to the St. Regis and the snow polo at the heart of the winterscape.
The facts are as follows: art by women makes up 2% of art sold and galleries can take over 50% of an artist’s earnings when a painting is sold—if the painting even makes it into a gallery in the first place.
Gregg Renfrew would call Beautycounter an activist brand, not because it spends time disparaging or shaming other brands but because the team is focused on advocacy for systemic change in environmental and personal care product reform.
It is the details we don’t see that make all the difference, to us and to Mother Earth.
The brutal winters did little to chill Icelanders’ spirits, instead it sparked a dark and strange literary imagination that has endured for more than 1000 years. The Yule Lads began as thirteen evil ogre brothers which parents used to scare children into behaving around Christmastime.
The inaugural scent by NARS founder and creative director François Nars, created in collaboration with French perfumer Olivia Giacobetti, is an exercise in ambiguity.
Moment Factory’s interactive walk-through installations require you to become a participant in a story—drawing you further and further into wonderland until, like Alice, you find yourself standing at the bottom of the rabbit hole looking up and wondering how you got there.
A new book being released this winter entitled Dior/Lindbergh gathers the treasures of the Dior archive in a photography journal presented in two volumes.
Are you happy? It’s not a simple question.
In 1982, Giorgio Armani designed his first-ever homeware piece: a tall, pyramid-shaped art deco table lamp. Today, a limited-edition replica of the lamp has pride of place in Canada’s first Armani/Casa showroom.
Our digital editors are reading two very different books and they want you to know about them.
By 2021, CedarCreek hopes to have all of their wine classified certified organic.
It is safe to say that most of us Canadians are taking inventory of our wardrobes in preparation for the cold weather set to blanket the nation until Spring.
When writers send their books out into the world, there is always a hope attached. For Talaga, her hope is that people read the stories, listen to the collective voices, and ask themselves, “What can I do?”
The new book Essential Well Being by beauty entrepreneur and founder of Vitruvi, Sara Panton, focuses on small achievable acts of everyday self care. This quick and easy hair mask is perfect for a Sunday night and best paired with tea or wine while you wait.
The Savoir-Faire experience has set up shop to offer Vancouverites a customizable, one-on-one introduction to the brand’s lifestyle in a setting that combines artisanal artistry and cosmopolitan innovation.
Cirque du Soleil’s business is enchantment, and business is good.
Zigzags, colour, and Italian flair come together in a fashion opus celebrating an iconic brand’s 66 years of influence.
The team at Volition Beauty, a crowd-sourced, consumer driven skincare company, doesn’t like to use the word niche in their office. They prefer the term ‘under-served.’
We have called upon two sake experts to create the ultimate guide to help you choose the perfect Japanese rice wine.
New online studio and retailer, ÅBEN, is providing a digital space for up-and-coming makers in Scandinavia to share designs focusing on sustainability and craftsmanship.
Canadian brand NAMESAKE is elevating the forever jacket by allowing people to customize and build their own dream leather accessory.
The beautiful, ever-evolving, ever-expanding campus of UBC has been put to pages in a new book by journalist Tyee Bridge.
Eczema, cystic acne, and even depression are concerns related to chronic inflammation. Vancouver-based nutritionist and dietitian Desiree Nielsen has created a cookbook that fights inflammation by following one simple rule: eat more plants.
For the most part, not a word of what was said or written about Wilde after his death was true. However, the stories of the forgers of Wilde’s “afterlife” are extraordinary in themselves.
People can be fanatical about their fur babies. Luckily, the hospitality industry has taken note.
TSATSAS embodies minimalism, featuring clean lines that capture the elegance and sophistication of well-kept leather across the brand’s 33 variations of shape and style.
Say the name Afie Jurvanen to a passerby and it may not mean much to them but the Canadian musician, better known as Bahamas, has been around the proverbial music-industry block more than a few times and this weekend he takes the stage in Squamish, BC.
A rare bookstore in California is collecting the stories of women that history would leave behind.
When Canadian artist and designer Zoë Pawlak was starting out, she was 24, working in a restaurant, pregnant, and determined to be an entrepreneur. Now, she is an internationally recognized artist with a new take on life and a series of paintings to show for it.
Canada is spoiled for choice when it comes to homegrown spirits. Herewith, five of the best tipples—to gift, or to get.
The new skin-care line Céla, by Toronto Hammam Spa founder Celine Tadrissi, is rooted in Canada.
Louis Vuitton launches their first unisex fragrance collection with a trio of scents that embody summertime in the golden state.
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 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.
A photographic guide to Canada’s most gourmet and inventive Easter treats.
Christian Louboutin is celebrating the 2019 Grand Prix du Canada this June with the release of two pairs of limited-edition shoes.