A stay at Kokomo feels like the entire island is all to yourself: uninterrupted quiet, surrounded by breathtaking views of crystal blue waters, white sand beaches, and Fiji’s lush topography.
The study of skin intelligence has helped scientists at Clé de Peau Beauté visualize the skin gene network.
The idiosyncrasies of Six Week Residency tell a story of abandon, exploring the energy of subculture and portraying a lifestyle that gives permission to those wanting to have fun with their wardrobe. Six Week Residency is polished roughness. It’s undone, untethered, and deliberate.
Natasha the Residences, Lanterra Developments’ new project designed by Quadrangle with interiors by Studio Munge, found inspiration in the style of Natasha Koifman, founder of NKPR.
Amidst a sea of beauty products being pushed to consumers on the daily, Radford Beauty takes a “trust us, or don’t” attitude.
Romantic silhouettes, delicate detailing, and an ultrafeminine allure define Reformation’s new collaboration with Laura Vassar. An expression of summer dressing, the Collection encourages you to slip into something sweeter (or sexier) during the warmer months.
Nick Kennedy, owner of Toronto’s Civil Liberties, knows a thing or two about making a tall, stiff, and delicious drink.
Experience the next level of retail with the latest Michael Kors venture. The new Vancouver location of the Michael Kors Lifestyle boutique does not disappoint aesthetically. Like your dream walk-in closet, the store feels bright and airy but surprisingly intimate.
Mrs. Bieber has done it again, harnessing all the yummy, glazed goodness and bottling it in attractive grey packaging to keep skin everywhere glowing and moisture barriers healthy.
11 skin-loving sunscreens with a range of features from tinted formulations, sensitive skin options, serum-like formulas, and even a makeup primer with SPF. There is something for everyone.
Acne Studios invites readers to step into a visually captivating world of fantasy and play with the release of House of Acne Paper.
In 200-acre historic Selsdon Park 30 minutes from central London, Birch Selsdon, design studio A-nrd’s inaugural hotel project, recently opened its doors. The studio removed many previous modifications to the 19th-century building, restoring its historical character to communal areas like the snug and orangery while introducing modern and timeless elements to the 180-room hotel.
In a cozy corner of Tofino, Merge offers a combination of locally made products, emphasizing quality and innovative design with a focus on natural materials.
Combining the power of analog and digital cameras, Cole Sprouse employs his distinctive reportage approach to portray togetherness ignited by the forces of nature based on Canada Goose’s Live in the Open philosophy: take life head on; live joyfully, bravely, and without reservation; embrace community; and forge deep connections with the natural world.
In downtown Vancouver, the Parq Vancouver Resort offers travellers and city-dwellers two accommodation options that cater to two different experiences: the Douglas and the JW Marriot Parq Vancouver. It’s a one-size-fits-all destination with something for everyone.
The Odlum Brown Forum Pitch is a nationwide program that tackles accessing capital and helps women entrepreneurs navigate and expedite their funding challenges.
The Burt’s Bees ethos across all its products is Beauty Powered by Nature. The Renewal line shows that skin care doesn’t have to be complicated to get results. It can be simple, straightforward, and gentle, all at the same time.
From sentimental keepsakes to practical luxuries, our Mother’s Day gift guide has something for every mom out there.
Cle Cosmetics is a contemporary and simple line of skin-care and makeup basics, manufactured in L.A. and South Korea. With a focus on its Korean beauty technology, cutting-edge formulations, and clean ingredients, Cle Cosmetics’ has a straightforward approach to beauty.
Beautifully capturing the unique disposition of swimming pools from far and wide, photographer Brad Walls draws attention to symmetry and curvature, playing with both light and colour to bring the photographs to life. A creative ode to summer’s landscape.
Oribe Hair Care knew there was a gap in the market, and like a knight in shining armour, created the Oil Control Collection to put an end oily scalp woes for good.
Field Trip is a Canadian wellness brand that specializes in body care and intimacy products. The brand’s philosophy is based on self-love and encouraging individuals to embrace their bodies and experience sexual pleasure as a means of promoting mental and physical health
Coachtopia is committed to creating items that have a significantly lower impact on the environment than conventional luxury products, emphasizing circularity, sustainability, collaboration, and promoting a more responsible fashion industry.
Kids Help Phone has launched Feel Out Loud to raise $300 million to expand access to its e-mental health services and reach every young person in Canada by 2024.
The wait is over. Rhode Skin, founded and created by Hailey Rhode Bieber, touched down in Canada at the end of March. Canadians can finally get their hands on all the dewy, glazed skin-care goodness.
At just 21, Preston Pablo is making major headway in the effervescent world of R&B and pop music. Pablo brings a new perspective that is both refreshing and exciting.
When listening to her heart-wrenching ballads, the combination of her soft, country/folk twang and poetic prose feels exceptionally intimate, like the pages of a diary sung out loud in a dimly lit room. White’s lyrics go far beyond her 22 years of age, making sense of even the most complex emotions. It’s emo excellence.
The Yukon conjures up images of Canada’s last frontier, a place where the vast expanse of nature far surpasses the population. Adventure seekers from around the globe travel to the Yukon in search of the northern lights and to try their hands at dog sledding.
Canadian travel and lifestyle brand, Monos, is heading into spring on a light, bright, and sweet note. Pairing up with New York City’s iconic Magnolia Bakery for two limited-edition colourways, the new collection arrives just in time to aid us out of our winter blues.
It seems paradoxical to explain a show riddled with infectious disease, murder, and a shattered civilization as beautiful, but through sound, the show becomes recontextualized into an evocative depiction of dystopia. The sonic universe of The Last of Us is filled with layers of madness.
Body of Work is an ode to womanhood’s raw, colourful forms, from sensuality and creativity to austerity and audaciousness.
The vast, otherworldly landscape presents itself as a blank canvas, one that inspires those who venture there to discover endless possibilities. A wilderness hideaway in Canyon Point in the Southern Utah desert, Camp Sarika, added to the luxurious 900-acre Amangiri property in 2020, is a year-round glamping destination with tented pavilions.
If you know a thing or two about skin care, you know retinol is a holy grail product in many people’s routines—and it’s popular for a reason. There are many benefits to incorporating a retinol or retinal into your regimen, including improving the look of fine lines and wrinkles, blemishes, and dark spots.
Two hours from Toronto, nortehaus is a peaceful getaway in nature that marries Nordic and Japanese influences. Designed by MAFCOhouse, nortehaus celebrates simplicity, sustainability, and the joy of hygge—purposefully constructed as a haven for slow living.
Aiming to bring art and community together, Fredericton’s beloved Beaverbrook Art Gallery has unveiled its new expansion. The dazzling 9,000-square-foot Harrison McCain Pavilion by KPMB Architects completes the gallery’s three-phase expansion across from the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick. The elegant façade of precast concrete and glass allows passersby to peek inside at the local works of art and the new public spaces.
Casa Annunziata serves as a gallery for its owners, housing their vast collection of art and antiques. The contrast between minimalist and baroque adds an otherworldly feel to the house.
Nobu Hotels’ debut in Africa brings a Nobu Restaurant and Bar, panoramic rooftop, and one of the largest Nobu Hotel spas to Marrakesh.
In Sedona, Arizona, Ambiente, the new adults-only, nature-focused hotel opening February 1, is made up of 40 cube-shaped glass atriums. The 576-square-foot rooms offer panoramic views of Red Rock Country, including Coconino National Forest to the north and the famous Steamboat, Chimney, Coffee Pot, and Snoopy red rock formations to the south and east.
Surrounded by the rolling hills and expansive vineyards of northern Italy and far removed from the noise of the city, Villa K by Alvisi Kirimoto is a traditional farmhouse with a contemporary addition.
It’s almost the Year of the Rabbit, a symbol of elegance in the Chinese zodiac. And with the new lunar year come opportunities to reset your routine. NUVO has rounded up seven limited-edition Lunar New Year beauty products that will have you hopping into the new year radiant and refreshed.
La Cadrée Perchée by L’Empreinte Design Architecture showcases how architecture and nature can combine to revitalize, balance, and restore its residents’ well-being.
This extensive beauty gift-guide covers all the bases of rejuvenation from skin care to sleep aids and hair care to makeup. And don’t forget, no one said anything about not gifting yourself (you deserve it).
On a 250,000-square-foot plot of forested land sits a house that marries nostalgia and kinship with modern design. The Apple Tree House by ACDF Architecture, a peaceful oasis in the heart of Quebec’s Lanaudière region, is a single-storey home that encourages human connection with both each other and nature.
Wearing a handcrafted piece from Toronto-based jewellery designer Steff Eleoff becomes a visual representation of individuality and a statement of bold authenticity.
To celebrate 30 years of collaboration, Foscarini commissioned Italian photographer/director Gianluca Vassallo to produce Notturno Laviani, an abstract photo project inspired by Laviani’s designs for the brand. The project captures the pieces in unorthodox locations, taking them out of the home to kindle new interpretations.
Canada Goose and Reformation have come together to create a seven-piece outerwear collection that unites function with fashion. The new collection offers reversible puffers, vests, headscarves, and parkas in bold colourways and playful prints—made with responsibly sourced down and recycled-fibre ripstop outer fabric.
Casa Âmago in Ansião, Portugal, a one-storey home by Bruno Dias Arquitectura, is an understated example of contemporary architecture. The home exemplifies oneness—a seamless connectivity instilled within its orthogonal floor plan.
Discovering a clothing item you instantly fall in love with can be a visceral experience. The French call it coup de coeur—love at first sight. This was the inspiration for outerwear brand Cape de Cœur.
For the latest limited-edition Artycapucines collection, Louis Vuitton called on six contemporary artists to interpret the Capucines handbag. The collaboration was born out of the maison’s desire to innovate and pay homage to craftsmanship while allowing each artist to have creative freedom. The Artycapucines collection is an ode to the spirit of craft that also embodies the ultrafeminine aspect of Louis Vuitton.
The sound is alluring—music that sends tingles up your spine, takes over your mind, and demands your feet start moving. It provides a momentary escape, encouraging you to get lost and to find a happier, more alive version of yourself. This is the sound of Rêve, the Montreal singer-songwriter crafting dreamlike ’90s house and 2000s pop- and R&B-inspired anthems.
Built into a remote hillside on California’s Central Coast, in one of the state’s last remaining undeveloped coastal areas, sits a hauntingly beautiful abode designed by Anacapa Architecture.
In Montreal’s Plateau Mont-Royal neighbourhood, Thomas Balaban Architecte gave new life to a 1910 carriage home by virtue of a small floating extension. The expansion proved a difficult undertaking due to the neighbourhood’s architectural preservation rules, which restricted the building’s height. TBA’s challenge was to also figure out how to expand the home without stripping it of its character and limiting its already minute outdoor space.
Pocketed is a female-founded Canadian business that helps business owners access freely available funding. By aiding businesses with applications for tax credits and grants, Pocketed makes scalability less strenuous.
Canadian luxury outerwear brand Moose Knuckles has teamed up with Post Malone to design a 10-piece gender neutral capsule collection that celebrates the artist’s creativity and fearless spirit. What has been over a year in the making, is now available to the public.
A canal house built in 1675 is now the epitome of contemporary design in the Netherlands. The neglected building was transformed into a residential oasis by the interior architecture firm i29, which reimagined it as a bright home with unexpected views and a minimalist yet quirky design.
This oasis on a slope overlooking Martis Valley is an assemblage of high design and bucolic intention. The interior and exterior architecture connect the home with the environment—a quiet presence that allows the landscape to resonate.
Dreams becoming reality—a tangible manifestation of creativity—is the premise of Bulgari’s new docufilm Inside the Dream. Spectators are taken behind the scenes to discover the high jeweller’s creative journey from conceptualization to execution.
It’s that time of year again where the art of film takes over the city of Toronto. This year TIFF returns with magnified influence, presenting a screening schedule of thought-provoking films to be celebrated.
MORNINGS adaptogen tincture remedies are designed to soothe environmental and physiological stresses.
San Francisco is famous for the colourful Victorian and Edwardian homes that line its sloped streets. In the neighbourhood oasis of Noe Valley, Redwood House, built in 1974 by respected architect Albert Lanier, was recently renovated by Studio Terpeluk to echo the city’s colourful streetscape and lively art scene.
The Inspirati podcast stemmed from Merrell’s desire to explore what is happening in culture internationally by focusing on basic human connection: the conversation. Through eminent creators in art, music, fashion, design, and more, her curiosity sparks in-depth dialogues in each episode.
Good for Sunday creates ethically made loungewear that combines classic silhouettes with eco-friendly materials.
Brad Walls captures the geometry of sport through aerial photography. The Australian native draws inspiration from his fascination with surrealism and geometric art.
With crisp autumnal days and misty mornings on the horizon, we wrap ourselves in cozy knits, rich velvets, and textured tweeds.
It doesn’t get much better than living by the ocean. Being able to look out your window and see the water, hear the waves crashing, and smell the salty air. This sort of bliss is to be found in the Sea Cliff home by Anacapa Architecture. The gorgeous 3,137-square-foot Santa Barbara home, situated on one acre of land in the coveted Sea Cliff bluff area, has captivating, unobstructed views of the Pacific Ocean and Channel Islands.
City dwellers can finally receive the experiential and science-forward skincare treatments that Formula Fig is famous for, right in the heart of Toronto.
Wize Spirits Co. has reimagined the flavours of our formative years and brought them to market as premium sugar-free vodka sodas. The Canadian brand has managed to can nostalgia—adding a touch of adulthood along the way.
Baja Beach House is a vacation home built by Walker Warner Architects in Big Sur, Mexico, where its sun-kissed architecture harmonizes with its coastal location—a seaside getaway where the desert meets the ocean.
There is something special about making interior design selections that are personal, reflecting our taste and vision—like ones from Luminaire Authentik, an innovative custom lighting brand that creates one-of-a-kind pieces for both residential and commercial spaces. Luminaire Authentik gives clients complete creative control through a customizable design experience. And now, that experience is available in Toronto.
These seven scents will smell good on anyone. They are clean, fascinating, and intoxicating. I hope you enjoy this handpicked selection of some of my favourites.
In Seattle, Washington, a newly constructed 3,442 square foot waterfront family home stuns. Designed by Heliotrope Architects for a married couple with two children, the home serves as a sanctuary for the owners to escape to after work, where they can refocus their attention on family in an environment surrounded by nature.
Gucci has brought an exciting addition to Vancouver—its newly renovated store features 10,000 square feet of contemporary eclectic interior design in the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver. The boutique embodies Gucci’s dedication to craftsmanship and curiosity, combining traditional and modern elements tied together with the elegant playfulness expected from Gucci.
Located in Austria’s lower Weinviertel region (Kirchberg am Wagram), the Gut Wagram Estate, by destilat design studio, was designed for Weinmanufaktur Clemens Strobl—a family-owned winery that specializes in organic viniculture.
Located on a rocky plot of land in the area of Oia, on the stunning Santorini Island in Greece, lives four autonomous summer houses designed by architecture studio iraisynn attinom.
The much-anticipated West Coast Modern Week, presented by British Pacific Properties, is returning to Vancouver this year, running from July 5 until July 10. The week celebrates modern architecture and design that pays homage to the West Coast and its unique topography.
Trinny Woodall, CEO and founder of Trinny London, has a simplified approach to skin care—a thorough cleanse that is appropriate for your skin type, a targeted serum treatment to achieve skin goals, and deep hydration, all using thoughtful ingredients that actually work.
Dyson has launched the next generation of the Dyson Airwrap multistyler, a reengineered model for faster, easier styling—and the best-performing and most-efficient model yet.
This week we are stepping inside Logan Pavilion, the home of Eric Logan, Design Principal at CLB Architects.
Hotel June Malibu builds upon the location’s character and charm—matching sunny days with sunny experiences, making every day feel like June.
Built into a hillside, Mal Paso Residence by Studio Schicketanz engages with its surroundings, with floor-to-ceiling windows line on the east and west walls to welcome the warm morning light and picturesque sunsets in the evening.
Founded by designers and woodworkers Frédérique Beaubien and Yannic Ryan, furniture design brand Vaste was created to make high-end wood pieces that would last for generations. Intended for both residential and commercial use, each handcrafted piece raises the standard on contemporary Canadian furniture design, letting the quality of the wood shine through simple silhouettes and stellar craftmanship.
GOODEE, the online home and lifestyle marketplace founded by twin brothers Byron and Dexter Peart, has introduced its first ready-to-wear collection. The first instalment of a Slow Living at GOODEE initiative, the gender-neutral Slow Wear apparel is produced in Portugal by a GOTS-certified (Global Organic Textile Standard) manufacturer using sustainable materials.
On British Columbia’s Bowen Island, Kitoki Inn is an idyllic place to find solitude. Owners Mitsumi Kawai and Rob Leadley invite guests to unplug from everyday distractions and reconnect with nature in an atmosphere that encourages rest and rejuvenation.
Nineties fashion is back, and with it has come the return of skatecore. It was in the 1990s that skateboarding turned from niche to mainstream and widespread adoption of skate culture and fashion took place. Today, the look is on trend once again with major designers and brands embracing the skater style—Malik Walker takes to the Vancouver streets.
Situated in an olive grove in the countryside of Ostuni, Valle d’Itria, in Italy’s Puglia region, lives SS House by REISARCHITETTURA. This private vacation home was designed for slow living, meant for relaxing underneath the hot Italian sun and appreciating the lush natural environment. The capacious abode is clad in white lime plaster and local dry stone, echoing the influence of traditional Apulian architecture, with contemporary flare.
Eliurpi redefines hat-wearing through its unique approach to design. With references to art nouveau—a movement that dominated Barcelona at the turn of the 20th century—the hats are wearable art, statement pieces that demands your attention.
Hermès has welcomed a new collection to their lineup of luxury beauty: Plein Air. The collection is dedicated to the skin—it is an homage to the pleasure of experiencing open air and allowing the face to bask in natural light.
Vancouver-based furniture brand Sundays has launched its second collaboration with local multidisciplinary artist Scott Sueme. Sueme balances boldness with subtlety in two uniquely optical creations: the Free Study and New Tides rugs.
Oribe’s products have transformed how we think about hair care. And while the brand is familiar to many, especially those who have an affinity for luxury, the brand’s heritage, rooted in inspiration, craftsmanship, and artistry, is less well known.
Palette Architecture has restored this home’s original character and revitalized the spirit of the brownstone while adding contemporary connections, grounded in both history and nature.
A part of Assouline’s Spring 2022 Classics Collection, Greek Islands is a photographic exploration of the extraordinary beauty and culture of the islands that dot the Aegean Sea.
Sound House by Pacific Northwest architecture studio GO’C is a 5,500-square-foot single-family home on a steep slope site in Seattle’s Magnolia neighbourhood. The project replaced a 1920s house on the site but kept and reworked the paths and terraced gardens. The new house sits on a plateau at the top of the property to optimize views of the city and Puget Sound.
It’s back. The Interior Design Show (IDS) is making its much-anticipated return to Toronto. The design-forward festivities will take place at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre from April 7 – 10 and will explore the realm of possibility with this year’s dynamic theme, New Futures.
Built in California’s affluent Los Altos Hills in the 1960s, Round House by Feldman Architecture pays homage to a bygone era while celebrating modernity in its recent renovation.
What a beautiful thing—to become enthralled with a place that helps us recall warm memories, where echoes of laughter ring through our ears and the shadows of those we love linger in our gaze. Such is the case for the clients of this captivating 7,000-square-foot Silver LEED-certified residence on the Maui coast.
The new Light Reflecting Foundation from NARS is formulated to make the skin feel good as well as look its best. Infused with skin-care ingredients, it blurs imperfections and smooths the appearance of uneven skin.
1255 project by Omar Gandhi Architect reimagines the concept of the traditional family home. Situated on property just north of Lake Ontario in the Greater Toronto Area, the home uses the surrounding topography to create a stronger connection to nature—something the clients were keen to integrate into their home. The environment in which this home resides feels far removed from suburbia; instead, it is reminiscent of a cottage retreat.
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.