James bond has a new watch.
The Officina Santa Maria Novella story officially begins in 1612. But like many Old World stories, especially those tied to the church, its origins predate that. The history of the apothecary dates back to the 13th century when it was a monastic laboratory—Dominican friars began concocting herbal remedies in the convent’s infirmary in the time of Giotto and Dante.
Borgo, as it’s called for short, certainly feels like paradise. And not just for the luxurious accommodations, which consist of 22 spacious rooms and suites in a soothing palette of neutrals and greens and travertine floors.
Parading through the villages of the Motor Valley, the MC20 attracts all eyes while the eight-speed dual-clutch transmission engages the gears with exemplary fluidity.
Embracing contemporary Mykonos culture while still honouring Grecian values—you can tailor your stay to be as gregarious or intimate as you like.
All handbags are crafted in Florence by skilled artisans using metal-free locally sourced leather.
Weaving together the threads of history, family traditions, and finest fabrics.
A look inside NUVO’s autumn edition featuring Hayley Law, Joon Lee, Hotel 1 Toronto, and more.
During the two-week festival, Chopard took over the rooftop at the Hotel Martinez, transforming it into a club overlooking the Croisette.
Casa di Langa, overlooking rolling hills and vineyards in northern Italy, cares as much about the guest experience as it does the environment.
Whether driving through the beauty that is Tuscany, the winding roads of Emilia-Romagna, the rocky peninsulas of Liguria, or the mountain passes of the Dolomites—the roads of Italy are as varied as the country’s dialects.
The cinematic installations are vignettes of Alessandro Michele’s unbridled imagination.
“Contemporary Cluster was born with the desire to change the concept of the gallery.”
Letter from the Editor, Claudia Cusano
For a few years now, Canada Goose has been putting out signals at a lower decibel with regard to its sustainability commitments, all the while making headway on its sustainable policies and practices.
The timepiece, after more than six years of development, has been released to commemorate the 90th anniversary of the company’s most iconic model.
The standout Hermès novelty as presented for Watches and Wonders is the H08 timepiece, a watch that “embodies a contemporary masculinity,” says Lauren Dordet, La Montres Hermès CEO.
The world of fine watchmaking continues to capitalize on this colour variegation, like these rainbow-hued watch novelties released for Watches and Wonders 2021.
Sometimes, you just need watches that are goodhearted and fun.
Tudor has entered uncharted territory with the introduction of a gold model: the Black Bay Fifty-Eight 18K.
A wealth of horological creations makes this the single largest digital trade show in the history of watchmaking.
Neutral shades are contrasted by a dynamic palette of colours with metal chairs in yellow and flesh pink along with leather-like upholstered benches and geometric suspension lighting.
The BOSS x Russell Athletic fuses the German art of tailoring with the nostalgic storytelling of American sportswear.
Omega continues to tell its story of heritage through the lens of modern innovation and pioneering technology.
The latest to pass through the Montblanc workshop is the 1858 Split-Second Chronograph Limited Edition 18, which debuts a new case material: lime gold.
Make plans to visit Cielo Lodge, an intimate eco-hideaway of just six suites set amidst Costa Rica’s Golfito rainforest.
The plywood design of the Series 7 chair was originally conceived by Jacob-sen in the 1950s, and to this day Fritz Hansen continues producing the Danish designer’s stackable icon, preserving his legacy.
Her Dior, a beautifully produced anthology, celebrates the female gaze.
Tiffany & Co.’s latest Blue Book collection, Colors of Nature, unites Jean Schlumberger’s masterful creations with Tiffany high jewellery designs.
What started out as a recycling-themed project for Salone del Mobile in 2018 has turned into a handbag line characterized by colour and workmanship.
Part art object, part timepiece, the Swatch artist collaborations continues to attract an extreme loyal fan base.
Your cooking skills have improved during COVID, right? So give this a try: chocolate risotto.
Looking to 2021, Jaeger-LeCoultre will celebrate the 90th anniversary of its icon, the Reverso.
For one week a year, the Glenmorangie distillery, located in Tain in the Scottish Highlands, yields barrels entirely unlike the rest of its usual output.
The world of fashion is not defined by what you see: the turtleneck, the trousers, the trench. Big-name brands are powered by a network of very small yet highly skilled artisans—specializing in yarns, dyeing, embroidery, leather, crochet stitching, filigree, beading, lace—whose expertise and knowledge is rooted in Italy. With the ongoing pandemic, there is a risk of losing some parts of the Made in Italy supply chain.
Ahead, discover iterations that embody mystical primeval qualities and create no harm in acquiring one for yourself.
The origin of diamonds is a delicate issue that has polarized the public’s attention in recent years.
The coronavirus epidemic has provided an opportunity for us all to think about the kind of future we want, optimistically leading to a global reset.
In this winter edition, issue 87, we bring you beauty in all its forms, beginning with the cover featuring Mario Rigby, a modern-day explorer advocating for a more diverse, eco-conscious travel landscape.
Snoopy can be many things: a cuddly friend, a philosopher, and even an astronaut.
Rustic farm meets eccentric luxury at this family-run Austrian hideaway.
The Germans came to Milan. So did the Brits. The French too. And of course, the Italians were out with their masks on.
A stone courtyard leads to a painted red door that opens to the inner domain of Antico Setificio Fiorentino, where, for hundreds of years, weavers have been creating lustrous fabrics.
The Coral Room, located in the Bloomsbury, one of the Doyle Collection properties, is far from just another hotel bar.
This year, the is-it-on or is-it-not-on Baselworld (the show was cancelled and has since been transformed) coupled with the pandemic delayed the release of the Rolex novelties for 2020.
Kiki van Eijk and the Savoir Faire of Maison Saint-Louis.
Among the recognizable designers and their coveted styles, there is one independent brand that is attracting glances of admiration: Yuzefi.
The haute couture shows and accompanying haute joaillerie presentations make for days of dizzying highs.
The navy colour harkens back to the submariner watches Tudor made for the French navy—the Marine Nationale—in the 1970s.
TAG Heuer’s latest edition of its Connected Golf watch is, as they say in golf, as close as one can get to the perfect round.
For Marie-Louise Sciò, creative director of the Pellicano Hotels Group, -issimo was the locus for her latest venture, ISSIMO, a lifestyle and e-commerce platform dedicated to the best of Italian design, travel, food, and style.
NUVO Thoughts: Two is better than one; indeed three is better than two. When we are referring to languages, that is. Knowing more is proven to be good for our health, strengthens our cognitive abilities, and is also said to slow down the progression of degenerative diseases.
The hotel, on the banks of the Arno River overlooking the Chianti hills, feels like nothing else exists beyond the Tuscan countryside.
Italy is all about approaching life through food in a beautiful setting. But how to choose?
As the world still grapples with the spread of the coronavirus, luxury brands continue to announce the myriad ways they hope to help.
The traditional Swiss watch industry set its calibres in motion to create a new opportunity, and the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie (FHH), organizers of Watches & Wonders, decided to go digital.
When we say goodnight and sweet dreams, we refer to an intangible ideal. But there are those who have translated sweet dreams into actual matter.
One man’s trash is another man’s treasure: a cliché, but also a business model for Samuel Soria and Alfonso de Luján, co-founders of Madrid-based eyewear company Parafina.
The Tambour Curve Flying Tourbillon Poinçon de Genève is the latest timepiece from Louis Vuitton, which calls the futuristic high-tech iteration of the Tambour first released in 2002 “fine watchmaking of the future.”
Stay Home takes on a particular meaning in a two-career household with both parents working from home and two children going to school via virtual learning in a country still in lockdown (we aren’t hiking or biking or taking walks—we aren’t even permitted to walk around the block).
Since founding his eponymous company, the serial entrepreneur (he owns an industrial laundry business and property holdings) has immersed himself in all aspects of watchmaking.
Japan-based footwear maker Flower Mountain is relatively new to the sneaker game.
The pontiff’s message was intended for believers and otherwise. Coronavirus knows no religion. “We find ourselves afraid,” the pope added. “And lost.”
March 25 marks the first annual celebration of #Dantedi, when Italy will celebrate Dante Alighieri in an outpouring of cultural appreciation.
Sneakers are the fashion piece capable of defining a look, revealing your style, your personality—sneakers give the world an idea of your creative value.
On Tuesday, as the news of lockdown sank in, I found myself emotional and exhausted.
NUVO editor Claudia Cusano discusses her personal experience living in Italy while people cope with the coronavirus and why NUVO will not be shying away from Italian stories.
The new Capture Totale C.E.L.L. Energy by Dior acts on the energy potential of stem cells, essential for maintaining young and radiant skin.
Canada Goose is gradually expanding into new clothing categories, producing knitwear for a range of seasons and climates, with aspirations of becoming a multiseason brand.
More than a hotel, the Excelsior Vittoria is a temple of the opulent, old-world glamour for which Italy is famous.
Since its debut in 1979, the round-toe, low-heeled pump with grosgrain ribbon and a gold buckle stamped with “Salvatore Ferragamo” has long been a badge of dolce vita chic.
January 25 marks a new lunar year, and every year a handful of the watch industry’s most revered brands celebrate the occasion through artistic endeavours that highlight the zodiac animal of the year: this time it’s the rat.
The stylish and sophisticated–and even the outlandish–have convened in Florence for Pitti Immagine Uomo.
On either side of the Grand Canal—the city’s main artery, called the Canalazzo by Venetians—are some of the city’s grandest buildings. And in a privileged location alongside it is the St. Regis Venice.
This collection of six glasses, titled Metamorphosis, was designed as part of a creative collaboration between champagne maison Perrier-Jouët and Andrea Mancuso, co-founder of Analogia Project.
Rossland is the place where the shredding is great, the lift lines are short, the terrain is fast, and the hospitality is salt of the earth.
Whether you are giving a gift to someone or just treating yourself, here are five candles that don’t merely smell delightful, but also look the part.
To mark the restoration of the St. Regis Rome, Delfina Delettrez Fendi has designed a collection inspired by the hotel’s new era of modern glamour.
The Spinning Chandelier, a spectacular public art work by Rodney Graham, was illuminated and set in motion for the first time.
As far as mechanical timekeeping goes, it doesn’t get more precise than the Double Tourbillon 30° Technique by Greubel Forsey.
Crystal Pite mentors Khoudia Touré in the Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative, a program that aims to perpetuate artistic heritage.
Tiffany & Co.’s celebrated Blue Book Collections are composed of one-of-a-kind creations handcrafted in the workshops high above the brand’s Fifth Avenue flagship in New York. The 2019 Blue Book, themed Tiffany Jewel Box, is a high jewellery collection that magnifies nature’s artistry.
Chopard has unveiled its new collection of steel sports timepieces.
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.
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.
When it comes to jewellery, men often get the short end of the stick. Tiffany & Co. wants to change that.
Want to make a statement? Spell yours out with a sweater from Lingua Franca.
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.
The natural skin-care queen has set up a spa in Montreal.
The St. Regis Rome, originally opened in 1894 by legendary hotelier César Ritz, has undergone a $45-million renovation that took three years to complete.
Gucci is staking out new territory with the premiere of its first unisex watch collection.
The iconic terminal at JFK Airport was transformed into a plant-filled fashion runway.
Deep in the hills near the remote village of Genga, in Italy’s Le Marche region, is the Grotte di Frasassi, a karst wonderland of calcareous stratifications that date as far back as 150 million years ago.
Part research and development lab, part museum, part beauty bar, Shiseido has opened a new state-of-the-art beauty mecca in Yokohama, Japan.
Furniture by Bruno Moinard is a statement of modern refinement, each piece exquisitely crafted.
Founded in 1743, Moët & Chandon is one of the oldest champagne houses. This year marks the 150th birthday of Impérial, Moët’s flagship blend.
The spirit made from the legendary blue agave is meant to be savoured—nosed and sipped slowly; no priming with salt, no tossing back, no chasing with lime.
The tiara has always inspired fascination. And while historically the headpiece was a symbol of grand aristocratic femininity, in the 21st century the tiara appears to have entered a new era.
Italian-born, London-based jewellery designer Carolina Bucci has turned the art of schoolyard crafting into highbrow jewellery pieces.
In the peaceful suburb of Karen, set between Nairobi National Park and the Ngong Hills, is the colonial-style boutique hotel Hemingways—named after the writer, whose travels in East Africa are well known.