On the first floor of a brownstone in Yorkville, behind an unmarked, hot pink door, you can find one of Toronto’s most exclusive shopping experiences.
The new talk of the town is the much-anticipated JW Marriott Edmonton, which opened its doors in August.
Saskatoon’s culinary scene offers unexpected, innovative, and delicious dishes that just might knock your mukluks off this winter.
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.
Twenty years ago, the name Pourcel was front-row centre on every foodie’s top-chef list. There was not one but two Pourcels, brothers Jacques and Laurent, both chefs and identical twins at that.
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.
A Rome-based firm, created the three-storey restaurant to reflect both the tiled styling of the branches of VyTA in Italy, as well as the kitsch that defined Covent Garden in the ’60s and ’70s.
Alfred Sung Bespoke, designed to be an easy, convenient take on custom tailoring, offers made-to-measure clothing for both men and women.
There’s a collection of Canadian contemporary art that flies under the radar of the art world, and is spread out as if the whole continent was one big gallery for Canadian art. Many do not even know it exists.
Diébédo Francis Kéré is a testament to building from the ground up. His is more than an aspirational story, it’s an ongoing commentary on the potentials for continuity, sustainability, and the health of communities.
For its latest Chiron Noire special editions, Bugatti designers looked to the record-setting La Voiture Noire and its namesake from the 1930s.
The Atlantis is a resort of epic proportions, offering all the elements necessary to achieve a balance of relaxation and adventure.
Although Mashpi Lodge is located within the metropolitan district of Quito, it sits between rain- and cloudforest in a 1,200-hectare private reserve, 70% of which is still pristine.
Those responsible for building a design-oriented identity in Canada have had to contend with the often-overshadowing affects of European traditions, but with the Interior Design Show, Toronto takes the centre stage.
Publisher Assouline wants to give you a cozy, stimulating experience with its “book corners.”
Vogue Café, a restaurant run by media giant Condé Nast, offers chic decor and exquisitely plated dishes, appealing to guests who wish to step straight into the pages of a luxury magazine.
The stylish and sophisticated–and even the outlandish–have convened in Florence for Pitti Immagine Uomo.
Winter might make skin dry and dull, but when it comes to the complexion, it’s a perfect time for laser treatment.
The disappearance of Le Clos Jordanne wines was greeted with dismay at the time, as they were considered some of Canada’s best.
George Yabu and Glenn Pushelberg, the famous partners behind the interior design firm Yabu Pushelberg explore new territory for their freshly launched homewares line, the appropriately named departo.
With a population of just 200 and no working train station, Garzón certainly isn’t the kind of place you’d expect to find a restaurant launched by one of the world’s most famous chefs. Yet, there I was, about to have dinner with Francis Mallmann of Chef’s Table fame at Restaurante Garzón.
Ken Babstock reviews Sontag: Her Life and Work by Benjamin Moser and Testosterone Rex by Cordelia Fine.
Rolls-Royce is teaming up with Sotheby’s to raise money for the global AIDS charity (RED) with a bespoke Phantom that will become a canvas for artist Mickalene Thomas.
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 clear that fame is changing—influence for the sake of influence is becoming a business model as a result of social media, where fortunes are made by commodifying personalities and popularity is birthed by algorithms.
Goodee arrived as an answer to the question: What needs to exist?
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.
From plant-based 2.0 to nouveau miso to urban grain mills, here’s a look at what you can expect from restaurants in the new year.
An eclectic insertion into a 19th century brewery gives a modern outlook to the wine-making traditions of the Czech Republic, and offers a playful take on the wine-tasting cellar experience.
We’ve lined up these newly-released tracks by our favourite Canadian artists to add a little Northern touch to your New Year festivities—no matter what you have planned.
The multiplicity of voices, styles, and concepts that have filled NUVO’s pages have shaped the publication and its direction as it heads into 2020.
Tec Style expands on Maya Fuhr’s first exhibition, Malleable Privilege, which examined the ways in which fashion can do more harm than good. But while Malleable Privilege was, in Fuhr’s words, “more abstract and open to interpretation,” Tec Style bluntly addresses our rapid textile consumption.
It’s clear that advances in Swiss cellular therapy go beyond just beauty, epitomizing the country’s dedication to science and the future of technology.
Emma Bache, a leading graphologist, explains.
The 2021 Audi RS 6 Avant is not so much a fast car as a car that pulls the horizon towards you with relentless force.
In the misty mountains of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in Uganda, these primates are slowly reclaiming their population—and sustainable tourism is helping.
Refine your next playlist with this selection of recent album releases, curated by our editors.
Twinkling lights are draped across the city’s streets, fashion boutiques mount elaborate window displays, Christmas trees stand proudly in the main squares, and five-star hotels deck the halls quite literally. If you’re planning a trip to Rome for the holidays, these are the best things to do.
We have uncovered the truth behind some of the beauty industries most hotly debated topics and rounded up the best places and products that Canada has to offer. Here are just a few of our best beauty stories of the year (and there were a lot to choose from).
Over the years, NUVO has collected a great mix of recipes that are worth trying out during the festive season. Here are a few of our favourites.
Turrón is a deceivingly simple confection. In its most basic form, it contains just three components: toasted almonds, egg whites, and honey.
At Ca’ del Bosco, owner Maurizio Zanella has given “clean wine” a new meaning: workers at the winery actually wash the grapes before pressing them.
Looking for that perfect light fixture to complement your interior design? Want to buy from a Canadian lighting designer? Look no further.
Betty Hung shares her brioche cinnamon scrolls recipe.
Several designers have picked up on the contemporary need for rest, relaxation, and contemplation, designing spas that satisfy this desire.
All the alcohol, bad foods, and stress can have bad effects on skin and sleep.
It is the details we don’t see that make all the difference, to us and to Mother Earth.
The following list takes a deep-dive into the art of coziness, showcasing weekend getaways to quintessential Canadian cottages in Manitoba.
With his distinctly sharp sense of style—even with a broken ankle—Ibaka has been turning all sorts of heads, including Canadian outerwear brand Nobis, who has just named the player as their global ambassador.
These perfumeries are taking major strides in the rapidly growing movement toward a more responsible beauty industry.
Nocino (“no-cheeno”) has a history filled with superstition and tradition.
An extremely meticulous nine-year, $53-million renovation has restored portions of the 28,000-square-foot home to their original glory while bringing others firmly into the 21st century.
Just west of Shanghai, Suzhou in Jiangsu Province of East China, is a historic city best known for its intricate canal system, beautifully designed bridges and UNESCO-designated classical gardens.
We are spoiled for choice when it comes selecting the best travel stories of 2019. From international luxury hotels to our favourite local glamping and cultural destinations, these are the top 1o places we visited this year.
Lee Dekel’s multi-brand boutique 100% Silk may be geographically only a few kilometres away from those of the biggest names in global fashion, but philosophically it might as well be on a different planet.
This black sesame marble cheesecake from Yuwa Japanese Cuisine was created by Chef Masahiro Omori and is the perfect balance of refinement and decadence in a surprisingly simple recipe.
Street photographer Scott Schuman’s latest book The Sartorialist: India contains over 300 pages showing a delicate and stylistic side of India. Not the India of National Geographic, but a younger, fashionable India. An India with music festivals, tattoos, and dyed hair.
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.
It’s been a great year for food and drink at NUVO. This highlight reel shows off some of the best of the best when it comes to spirits, fine dining, and desserts.
Whether you drink them in the lead up to the holidays or during, here are our 12 wines of Christmas.
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.
BMW’s M division takes the automaker’s more casual cars and gives them a taste of the wild side.
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.
The inaugural scent by NARS founder and creative director François Nars, created in collaboration with French perfumer Olivia Giacobetti, is an exercise in ambiguity.
MIL is one of the highest restaurants in the world.
Gifting skin-care is tricky; what are you really saying if you give your loved one an anti-aging serum as a present?
Step into the brick-and-beam historic building with its sleek, central bar, black industrial-looking exposed pipes, and sky-high windows—and you’d swear you were in London or Paris.
Though the city is at its most glorious under the warm Mediterranean sun, there are plenty of indoor activities to keep you occupied should you find yourself in Rome on a rainy day.
If the past had a voice, it would sound like Celeste’s.
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.
Here, we’ve assembled five of our favourite art exhibitions held across Canada—classic and contemporary, beautiful and necessary—in 2019, and two exhibitions still on view into the new year.
For the past 14 years, Pierre-Alexis Dumas has worn the mantle of artistic director at Hermès—he is the scion and a member of the sixth generation of a family business founded in 1837.
Leila Getz is one of the best-known names in the classical music scene in Canada, and her goal as head of the Vancouver Recital Society for the last 40 years has been to elevate the young and talented.
How do you choose when faced with champagne, cava from Spain, Prosecco or Franciacorta from Italy, sekt from Germany, Cap Classique from South Africa, and sparkling wines from England, Croatia, Chile, and hundreds of other regions?
Canadian duo Julia Jamrozik and Coryn Kempster have salvaged four massive concrete breakwaters from Lake Erie and relocated them to Jamestown, New York, creating a monumental play structure for the small town.
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.
If you want to know someone, ask them about their politics. But if your goal is to understand someone—how they think, what they value, how they view the task of moving through this life—ask them what’s in their liquor cabinet.
Karena Evans is a force to be reckoned with: one of the most sought-after music video directors working today, she has a penchant for artistic storytelling and representation.
From high-performance to low-emission, almost every corner of the industry was represented, but here, we’re only interested in the pinnacle of engineering and craftsmanship.
In contemporary design, the magic aura and mysterious history of black quartz has been harnessed and brought into the kitchen.
Raw dynamism hums from coast to coast, and the undeniable calibre of these up-and-comers is proving the Great White North is a fashionable force of panache and confidence.
The Spinning Chandelier, a spectacular public art work by Rodney Graham, was illuminated and set in motion for the first time.
Pastaio David Marcelli makes pasta with the precision of a surgeon and the flair of an artist.
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.
Gongbi painter Ren Zhong’s skill in exactitude is matched by his ability to express emotional intensity.
A handful of designers have recontextualized these spiritual spaces for secular indulgence. Here are just a few ancient sanctums transformed into accommodation by modern high design.
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.
Three-time Grammy award–winning Canadian music producer David Bottrill has spent his career cultivating his ability to listen and understand the smallest elements that make up music people will love.
Glitter is back, and the holiday season is the perfect time to make like a disco ball, with a couple of tiny caveats: It’s horribly difficult to wear, and some of it is terrible for the environment.
Sainte-Catherine Street got a flashy new addition to its landscape of boutiques last week, as the new Michael Kors flagship landed at the corner of Stanley.
Now in its eighth year, RAW WINE is by far the largest natural wine fair in the U.K. and North America.
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.
Founded by friends Tara Cochrane and Shawna Pereira, the Toronto-based service specializes in a sort of “set it and forget it” style of gift giving.
“Emotional. Creative. Free.” These are the words that Priscilla Royer, 36, offers to describe Maison Michel, the luxury hat and head accessory company where she has been creative director since 2015.
Inventing Acadia: Painting and Place in Louisiana, currently on view at the New Orleans Museum of Art, is the first exhibition in 40 years to critically investigate 19th-century Louisiana landscape art.
If the beneficiary of your giving doesn’t need glasses or an opener, there’s always a good bottle of wine… or a book.
Designer Mani Jassal’s colourful evening wear collections feature modern, confident takes on traditional South Asian attire inspired by her Canadian upbringing.
The middle of a journey, where one is suspended in the midst of motion, is the starting point of the Vancouver Art Gallery’s exhibition Transits and Returns.