For designer Robbie Yarish, who recently founded the menswear brand Wynona, the secret to making great men’s clothes is studying women’s fashion. “I always look at women’s for inspiration,” he says, because he admires the ease of lightweight silks and poplins. “They just have all the fun, right?”

New York City is a buzzing, shapeshifting metropolis. Every week there’s a new hotel opening, gallery show, or restaurant to try. Here’s our curated guide for what to do and see, and where to stay, eat, and shop in the city that never sleeps.

Interior Design Show Toronto returns to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre this Thursday, January 19, for four days of seminars, exhibits, and keynotes highlighting the people and products driving today’s design trends.

If you’re a regular on Toronto’s Ossington strip, you might’ve noticed a shiny new storefront on the vibrant thoroughfare: ECCO’s new flagship store. The Ossington concept store reflects the Danish leather-goods label’s new direction, complete with a slick design by Toronto architects Ron Noble and Arthur Goldstein.

For Canadians, Montreal represents a kind of bohemian paradise: a culturally rich, architecturally arresting, walkable city with great shopping and an even better food scene. Luckily, for Ontarians, Canada’s answer to Paris is a short drive, flight, or train ride away. For a luxurious stay in the city, look no further than Sofitel Montreal Golden Mile.

Winter is coming—and so is ski season. But before you pull out your parents’ neon one-piece from the ’80s, consider Après-Ski, a new seven-piece capsule collection of high-performance skiwear from Canadian outerwear brand Quartz Co. designed in collaboration with womenswear designer Marie-Ève Lecavalier.

Noah Reid knows his genre of music isn’t exactly made for radio play. Alt-rock isn’t the most culturally relevant right now, he says. “I’m not trying to write hit songs. I just am writing from my own perspective.”