Grand Union, a new collection of short stories by Zadie Smith, is out. The British author, who burst onto the scene in 2000, continues to be a voice for literary freedom, heralding a humanity that is collective and diverse—in which we all belong to something greater.
Hito Steyerl: This is the Future, is on now at the AGO. The show, curated by Adelina Vlas, displays works created by Steyerl over the last fifteen years.
These days, more people are heading to medispas—rather than doctors’ offices—to get their jabs and zaps. Why? Because the best ones offer all the expertise of the clinic with all the luxuries of the day spa.
Today, Another Brick In The Wall continues strong, bolstered by the now 75-year old Waters who gives the opera’s musical creator especially high marks.
Our digital editors are reading two very different books and they want you to know about them.
It was 1934, and the Great Depression continued to eat at jobs and prosperity. As Bordeaux’s producers flailed around looking for a solution, Baron Philippe de Rothschild found one.
Adriano Berengo established his glass studio on the Venetian island of Murano in what was an abandoned foundry. Berengo Studio, part atelier and part exhibition space, showcases extraordinary installations of glass works by the world’s leading contemporary artists.
Eataly is hard to miss. Sitting at the intersection of Bay and Bloor Streets in Toronto’s Yorkville neighbourhood, the chain is the centerpiece of the freshly renovated Manulife Centre.
Design in Canada is getting better all the time, and this event should help to bring the community closer together. It helps to see shared success on the big-screen.
Take a look to see where you fall in the personality spectrum of travel luggage, and choose carefully, these bags last for life.
On view in The Costume Institute’s Anna Wintour Costume Center galleries at The Met Fifth Avenue in New York City, the exhibition looks at how Schreier built a treasure-house of 20th century French and American couture and pret-à-porter as artform rather than just sartorial pleasure.
La Bohème arrives in Calgary on November 9th and runs on select days until November 15th, making it a short but very sweet introduction to the date nights during the winter season.
The Azad Foundation began by launching programs like Women on Wheels to train women as chauffeurs and taxi drivers, training participants for work in the public sector.
By 2021, CedarCreek hopes to have all of their wine classified certified organic.
“There is no question that representation is central to power. The real struggle is over the power to control images.”
A chef’s career can have many twists and turns, yet you’d be hard pressed to find one that has as many as Jonathan Gushue’s.
A fragrant treat served to celebrate the Day of the Dead, baked across Mexico.
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.
There’s another side to Goldblum, and it’s not a recent development—he’s a skilled jazz pianist. Today, Goldblum and his band release their new album, I Shouldn’t Be Telling You This, on Decca.
Long a staple of the European racing world, Ducati’s recent expansion of Canadian dealerships is largely due to the efforts of its CEO for North America, Jason Chinnock, whose love of motorcycles and the motorcycle community is both ebullient and professional.
Edmonton, one of the youngest major cities in Canada, is all grown up—and it’s high time you visit.
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?”
Opened in May, the Hotel de la Ville occupies a prestigious address on Via Sistina at the top of the Spanish Steps, a historic part of town.
Träkál is a new spirit from the Chilean part of Patagonia, and it’s designed to honour the distinct environment from which it hails.
The Glasgow-born photographer is best known for his striking black and white wildlife and fashion photography and his skill to capture the soul of each subject, be it a tiger, a polar bear, or a Victoria’s Secret model.
This is not the Japan of dazzling neon-lit skyscrapers, bullet trains, or Shinto shrines. Instead, Hokkaido is primarily known as a winter sports destination.
Since the early days of her career as a fashion designer, MacMillan has always been interested in offering inclusive sizing to her customers.
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.
Born Rita Claire Mike-Murphy in Pangnirtung, Nunavut (population 1,500), electro-pop artist Riit writes deeply personal songs that incorporate throat singing and are intended to offer support to Indigenous youth.
Here is everything you need to know about blue light’s effect on your health and six products that claim to reduce the potential damage.
Since 2013, Les Industries Groom has been dedicated to ethical and sustainable personal-care products for men.
Until two or three decades ago, Italian whites tended to be simple and unimpressive, but they have grown in stature and quality, the best now ranking with top contenders from around the world.
What does your choice of fragrance say about the tea you like to drink? According to Hoda Paripoush, founder of Sloane Fine Tea Merchants and scent expert, quite a lot. As a tea sommelier she has rounded up the best teas to pair with the best luxury perfumes.
The family-owned Italian accessories label has arrived in Toronto in style.
With the release of his new album, Wave, Patrick Watson is proving yet again his ability to innovate and push boundaries with his music.
If you’re looking for an elevated salon experience that still feels indulgent and social — without the substantial time commitment of a day-spa visit — there are several innovative spaces across Canada that are worth a visit.
As you’re planning your luxurious weekend exploring the cobblestone streets of Savannah, here are a few upscale recommendations to begin planning your vacation.
We’ve put together a brief list of highlights to help you choose which events to attend.
Today, chicha and pulque are not only hallowed, hidden potions from the past—they are innovative, thoughtful approaches to a widening demographic of gluten-free beer drinkers and creative brewers.
This spring, Scottsdale’s Phoenician, a Luxury Collection hotel, completed a three-plus-year multi-million-dollar renovation.
FROM THE ARCHIVE: She lived a long, well publicized life. She knew and loved, was married to or had affairs with, some of the most famous men of her time. Now, decades after her death, she is still, if not famous, then legendary.
Five local spots excelling in ambiance, quality, and craft.
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.
Shelley’s horrifying Gothic thriller leaps off the page and onto the stage with Alberta Ballet’s highly anticipated world premiere of Frankenstein.
Which type of red wine will next capture the imagination, hearts, and wallets of wine consumers?
Vanessa Fong, founder of the Toronto studio Vanessa Fong Architect, is interrogating the concept of “home” by breaking things down to bare components to see how our lived spaces affect mental health, community, and financial well-being.
In July, British design studio PINCH celebrated its 15th anniversary by opening its second shop.
It’s hard to imagine, but there was a time when eyebrows were incidental to your beauty look.
After the day-trippers have left on the last hydrofoil and the cruise ship crowds are gone, the island of Capri becomes much more relaxed.
Refine your next playlist with this selection of recent album releases, curated by our editors.
Can pristine jungles and resorts coexist? In an age of overtourism, it’s a question the tourism industry is grappling with. One unspoilt area along Mexico’s Mayan Riviera seems to have found the answer.
In celebration of the latest product from the Future Solution LX range, Shiseido held a traditional dedication ceremony at Shimogamo Shrine, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, in Kyoto.
With Thanksgiving dinners happening all across Canada this weekend, our minds turn to thoughts of fantastic feasts.
The Oscar-winning filmmaker returns to his hometown with spooky props from his legendary career.
When it comes to jewellery, men often get the short end of the stick. Tiffany & Co. wants to change that.
Atelier Ace, the team behind Ace Hotels, is getting behind a new brand of R&R at Sister City—here, guests rest and recharge.
White-walled, breezy and minimalist, État de Choc, on Montreal’s St. Laurent Boulevard, is a “metaphorical adoptive country for everyone who loves chocolate.”
On the fourth floor of the Chicago Cultural Center, Toronto architect Adrian Blackwell has constructed one of the quieter—though more inspiring—installations at the Chicago Architecture Biennial.
So as you prepare a meal from this year’s harvest – whether of meat, fish, vegetables, grains, or fruit – complement it with an earlier year’s grape harvests.
Chef Andrea Carlson has penned her own cookbook full of poetic recipes inspired by the ocean, the land, and the air. In celebration we are sharing an excerpted recipe for the ultimate winter warming dish.
Want to make a statement? Spell yours out with a sweater from Lingua Franca.
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.
News flash: all those people ripping through the pages of the Harry Potter novels, the Divergent series, and the Hunger Games trilogy—on their lunch break, on the train home, during that layover at Pearson—not all of them were teenagers.
Built as a private villa in 1936, the champagne-pink maison with sugar-white balustrades has undergone some major nips and tucks with the rebrand.
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.’
In Manhattan’s East Village neighbourhood, the Mediterranean newcomer Lamia’s Fish Market conjures the ebb and flow of the sea.
The Van Cleef & Arpels school informs and inspires your inner jewellery fanatic.
On October 16, 1945, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) was created, born from the idea that freedom from want of food can be achieved for the health and strength of all people.
The first 100 passengers are set to visit the space station in 2025, which is just around the corner.
Some products are blatantly more marketing than skin care—does anyone really need a pre- and post-serum? Having said that, there is one product that really does have unique benefits for skin: facial oils.
Forget everything you know about thermal baths: Swiss spa culture is the most innovative, hands down (eyes closed, relaxed).
For more than 90 years, the Porro family has worked closely with artisans and designers to create bespoke modular furniture that marries traditional Italian craftsmanship with innovative manufacturing processes—while staying true to the material itself: wood.
Gildo Zegna is at the helm of a profitable billion-dollar business in an industry that’s constantly bracing itself against all manner of changes and difficulties.
It isn’t a job title the restaurant made up. Nor is it an honour that Tremblay applied for; rather, it’s bestowed by the Junior Council of the Japan Sake Brewers Association on a handful of people—both Japanese and non-Japanese—from around the world each year.
FROM THE ARCHIVE: Suzanne Valadon has been associated with the streets of Montmartre— from the days of the Paris Commune in 1871, far beyond her death in 1938, to the present day.
Climate changing a little too fast? No problem: just change it back. That’s the basic idea behind geoengineering.
FROM THE ARCHIVE: For half a century David Suzuki has been a cautioning voice about our stewardship of the planet.
We have called upon two sake experts to create the ultimate guide to help you choose the perfect Japanese rice wine.
As designers and design enthusiasts flock to British Columbia, many will inevitably be overwhelmed by the extensive event schedule.
The Fosun Foundation, located on Shanghai’s waterfront, was awash in Tiffany & Co.’s trademark shade in celebration of the opening of Vision & Virtuosity, an exhibition documenting the American jeweller’s 182-year history.
Since 2003, the third-generation florist has been responsible for designing and creating the ornate, larger-than-life florals that grace the Met’s Great Hall every day.
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.
The list within features bottles from the best gin producers in Canada’s westernmost province, all thoughtful businesspeople who draw inspiration from natural splendour when crafting fine spirits.
Multi-course tasting menus paired with curated DJ playlists, as well as fashion-themed dinners.
The renewed interest in Coltrane and other virtuosos of mid-century jazz outside of the traditional, niche interest groups is getting the wheels turning on long-stalled projects.
We now know that the cork should be removed so carefully from a bottle of sparkling wine that the most you hear is a gentle hiss and that it should not become a dangerous projectile. So why seal sparkling wine with a cork at all?
In 1964, Kenzo Takada embarked on a grand adventure, leaving Japan for Paris, where he began designing garments the fashion world was not accustomed to. At 80, his energetic approach to fashion continues to enthrall.
Move over Catch Me If You Can, because real-life scam artists Frederick Emerson Peters and Stephen Jacob Weinberg were born to be outrageous miscreants.
Cuban-Canadian signer Alex Cuba’s seventh studio album, Sublime, released September 20, is a fluid journey from upbeat melodies to romantic serenades.
Canadian brand NAMESAKE is elevating the forever jacket by allowing people to customize and build their own dream leather accessory.
Listening to Rhye is an act of introspection. The airiness of frontman Michael Milosh’s vocals flows into the ambience of his beats and instrumentals, evoking an almost meditative experience.
“Throughout the world, you will find myth and folklore related to the water. This is nothing other than a testimony to humanity’s respect for their source material. We are all mostly water, after all.”
Keep these lavish escapes in mind when you plan your next weekend in the woods.
Vancouver-based designer Matthew McCormick’s project for this year’s London Design Festival, is an example of how light, darkness, glass, and sound can force one to reflect deeply on the devastating effects of climate change.
The natural skin-care queen has set up a spa in Montreal.
Helmed by Matteo “Zed” Zamberlan—a self-declared “amaro obsessive” who spent almost five years behind the stick at some of New York’s best cocktail bars—the Court is the hottest new bar in Rome.
We sat down with Itamar Erez in a steamy Vancouver coffee shop to talk about his new album, his return to this city, the many collaborations and tours he has on the horizon, and the potential for music to soothe the wounds of geopolitical and sectarian strife in the Middle East.
Art After Stonewall: 1969–1989, curated by Weinberg with the Columbus Museum of Art, has moved from New York City (where it premiered this spring) to Miami, where it will headline Art Basel Miami.
It’s been a long wait, but Christian Dior’s new boutique has finally arrived in Toronto’s Yorkville neighbourhood.