Is minimalism a deep-seated philosophy, capable of changing the way we view our world, or just a trend?
Stretching a massive 58 metres in length, the Phi is now the longest motor yacht in the world in the sub-500 gross ton category.
This year, we don’t have to remind you, is a little different. But DesignTO, the week-long festival celebrating creativity and design, is thriving nonetheless.
Manicurists Rita Remark and Tamara Di Lullo say it’s surprisingly easy to create your own nail designs at home, and right now, they’re both going wild for animal print.
This year, we can expect to see more of the restaurant trends of the last six months—takeout, ghost kitchens, comfort food—but also plenty of innovation.
True Outliers functions like a members-only club: it approves whether or not applicants can buy one of its parkas.
Over at Cadillac, there’s a whole different conversation going on about lighting.
The idea of “new year, new me” is suspect in many ways. New year, improved home? Now, that has potential.
For many, the best superyachts are the ones that stand on the strength of their exquisite design and details—like the brand-new 43-metre superyacht Sunrise.
Partisans has been making waves in the Canadian architecture scene with a unique combinations of futuristic wave forms and wood. In this stunning house, the waves are literal.
More characteristic of an artist studio or an installation, the showroom allows clients to see the pieces in situ, inspiring onlookers to appreciate the creative prowess of the company and the city from which it comes.
Skip your usual takeout order and have a little fun in the kitchen this winter with chef-inspired meal kits and gourmet groceries from these seven neighbourhood restaurants and indie retailers across the country.
A new wave of designer candles prioritizes sculptural shapes, cozy textures, and pleasing hues—in short, they’re intended for display as much as use.
Blame it on avocado toast, the job market, or crippling capitalism, but less than 50 per cent of millennials are homeowners. Renting not only creates a defeatist or apathetic attitude toward decorating, but the rules and conduct can also spark paralyzing fear, stopping people from changing anything at all.
It’s taken Canadian fashion time to establish its voice and style.
While Ducati is finding inspiration from Lamborghini, the latter is doing the same (as always) from the race track.
For such a tiny country, New Zealand has a wealth of natural beauty to explore. But getting out of the city doesn’t have to mean roughing it.
St. Urbans-Hof winery dates back to 1947, when Hermann Weis, the grandfather of current owner and winemaker Nik Weis, established it, and a vine nursery.
Think of these skincare booster kits as an intensive boot camp, as opposed to your regular trips to the gym.
Brightness and functionality are on the menu for 2021.
Once the exclusive domain of scientists, Bond villains, and hard-core navy sailors, submarines today are one of the hottest yacht accessories money can buy.
This tandoori chicken and haricots dish is healthy and comforting but more importantly, it strikes the balance between attainability and making us feel competent in the kitchen.
Made with prefabricated materials from BC Passive House in Pemberton, Buckhorn represents the lineage of passive housing in British Columbia, which began in in the province during the 2010 Olympics with the Lost Lake PassivHaus.
Is this union of capitalism and philanthropy sustainable? Will it merely distract consumers from economic disparities that cannot be remedied by shoes or eyeglasses?
A new year is the perfect time to refresh our routines and add some spice (or sweetness depending on your taste) to our fragrance wardrobe.
For true believers and real collectors, the ultimate kick comes from getting their hands on incredibly hard-to-find bottlings.
Both Lamborghini and Ducati have seen impressive product debuts and feel more relevant than ever before.
Badu founded his eponymic label in 2015 during his freshman year of college with the singular resolve to pioneer a postgender revolution.
The best places to enjoy the great outdoors this winter.
The 30 year design odyssey in Victoria was completed by a former associate of Erickson’s, John Graham.
There seems to be a longing for sweets this time of year, perhaps in an attempt to brighten the bitter winds of winter—but we also need nutrient-dense nourishment to prepare our bodies for the months ahead.
FROM THE ARCHIVE: Authors—once permitted to sit in their hovel and emerge once a year for a writer’s festival—have become social entities.
FROM THE ARCHIVE: The sand underfoot is white enough to seem like a deliberate cliché. The granules are so fine that each footstep squeaks. The shallows are (of course) a tropical blue-green—enough to make us forget we’re in British Columbia. White foam tops the big rollers coming in off the open ocean. There is nothing between us and Japan.
FROM THE ARCHIVE: There were then two glowing screens atop my desk; three, if you count my yappy little phone. I was a magazine editor at the time—or, as we now say, a “content creator.” Yet I spent my days not so much creating content as reacting to it.
We’ve rounded up the top stories of 2020 from fashion to food.
Just like hair, nails can be dry or hydrated, soft or brittle, and weak or strong. They can reflect the condition of the rest of your body.
29-year-old Baker-Briggs is fast becoming a modern-day trailblazer for minorities in the historically white wine industry.
What happens when you mix the paintings of famed surrealist René Margritte with the campy splendor of 1984’s Splash starring Tom Hanks and Daryl Hannah?
The hotel, located in Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, one of Milan’s most recognizable landmarks, was born as a collective art exhibition.
A curated list of new album releases, handpicked just for you.
The story behind this home sounds like that of an intrepid pioneer, which gives the evident contemporaneousness of the building an extra layer of charm.
Stefano Ricci’s distinctively Florentine company has evolved from a distinguished menswear firm into a full-spectrum lifestyles brand.
From the beginning, Team Canada’s attire was simple yet chic, boasting an elevated-casual vibe with a consistent maple leaf emblem always proudly incorporated.
In Daniel Marcello’s world, these vehicles are built for the toughest situations while still being aesthetically pleasing, allowing for a seamless transition between city and backcountry.
Barbara della Rovere creates leather handbags from fish skin and, in the process, helps a women’s co-operative.
Originally from Ontario, Danylchuk has worked in a variety of roles, from fashion to set design, that have exposed her to the full breadth of the creative process.
Vitalie Taittinger took over the business two months before COVID-19 disrupted lives everywhere—and also disrupted patterns of wine consumption.
Founder Tavia Bonetti turned to the natural terrain and childhood memories of her hometown to guide the brand’s latest collection.
Her tiny jewel box in the Paul Bert Serpette flea market is a foreign world alive with gilded mermaids, bejewelled butterflies, and serpents with tourmaline, diamond, and amethyst scales.
There is one custom that is a large part of Christmas no matter what country: food.
An ethical program supporting women coffee growers.
A future encampment where all the technics of modernity are applied to the minimal comforts of life tucked within the harsh fold of nature.
This recipe from Mission Hill Family Estates executive chef Patrick Gayler is family food at its best.
Christmas is next week, that calls for mulled wine.
After a decade under chef Hidekazu Tojo’s mentorship, Masayoshi Baba opened his own open-kitchen concept with sushi-counter service, where shared energy between chef and diner create an intimate experience.
Looking to 2021, Jaeger-LeCoultre will celebrate the 90th anniversary of its icon, the Reverso.
The 2,100-square-foot chalet is located in the village of Petite-Rivière-Saint-François on the St. Lawrence River, an hour’s drive from Quebec City.
Ultimately, the Neuro Lounge’s goal is to improve the way we respond to stress—something we could all benefit from.
We searched the depths of the internet to come up with 11 home, wellness, and style pieces to keep you cozy during the holidays and the snowy months ahead.
The conventional wisdom is that once vines pass a certain age—say, 20–30 years—they are better balanced with their environment and tend to produce fewer grapes but that these grapes make wines with distinctive flavour intensity and textural complexity.
For those are aren’t able to visit the bakery in person of place an order online, pastry chef and co-owner Betty Hung has shared with us her secret recipe for holiday cheer.
This tiny jellyfish managed to sidestep death and achieve what so many centuries of human culture have romanticized: immortality.
While a few Hollywood A-listers actually do own their own yachts—Nicole Kidman and Steven Spielberg come to mind—many others simply charter a boat for a few weeks of vacation each year.
This year, we wanted something extra special to toast with as we say goodbye (or perhaps, good riddance) to 2020, so we consulted the experts.
Referred to as a “younger” sister by perfumer-creator François Demachy, the new fragrance embodies the changing definitions of femininity.
With a wink and a nudge, this dessert from Vancouver’s Teahouse is perfect for santa’s midnight stocking stuffing.
Lounging seems to be the raison d’être of this build.
This twist on a traditional side dish is easy to make and perfect for the vegans in your household.
Where do we go from here? reflects on the tumult of 2020 and, in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement, considers the VAG’s own role as a collecting and exhibition institution.
Founder and director of the Goh Ballet, Chan Hon Goh, walks us through the process of putting together a film adaption of the Nutcracker.
Does COVID mean the curtain has fallen? Not likely.
Maria Qamar’s unapologetic pop art meets somewhere between Bollywood and Roy Lichtenstein, redefining the rules of South Asian culture.
Viberg works with small, old-world manufacturers, including family-run tanneries across Europe.
Even if you grew up in the ’90s and early 2000s, you’re likely no stranger to window shopping through a thick curated seasonal catalogue filled with vibrant images of every product you could imagine.
Hounds Vodka, a Canadian company, infuses its vodka with fulvic minerals and humic acid to turn it a deep, velvety black
Unlike traditional wine tastings, Grape Witches’ parties attract a young, hip crowd. The convivial evenings begin with lighthearted educational sessions that evolve into bacchanalian dance parties with heavy pours and live DJs.
We breathe it in, apply it to our skin, let it sit, and move on with our lives, leaving it forgotten. But the body remembers.
With its latest initiatives, BMW has singled out all the speed-seeking nuts out there.
Since May, Fancy Face’s dedicated following has grown exponentially with each collection.
Pooya Baktash, Jonathan Friedman, and Alex Josephson, the trio that make up the Toronto-based studio Partisans, approach architecture not just as a discipline but as a social statement.
While Luce plumbs the depth of the fruit each vintage, the second wine, Lucente (about $35 in Canada), is made in a more approachable and modern style.
Knowledge of a place generally helps shape structure, and the only way to achieve such knowledge is through being with the environment.
No-bake cocoa snowballs are the perfect snack to keep you satisfied between holiday dinners or cookie cravings.
Collagen—the hero skin-care ingredient—is derived from animal origins, until now.
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.
In a world of superlatives like heli-skiing, can there really be a top gun? Bella Coola Heli Sports makes a convincing argument.
Her lyrics, which often touch on the complexities and contradictions of love and relationships, prod at the messiness of being human.
Plenty of CEOs have made ballsy moves, but seldom has someone shut down the whole operation for a year or more to gamble on an unknown.
Anyone who has lived in Toronto in the last 15 years has noticed the loud construction, closed roads, and, more than anything else, flurry of signs urging you to check out brand-new condos.
Toronto-born fashion icons Canada Goose and October’s Very Own (OVO) are celebrating their anniversary with a capsule collection dedicated to the Canadian terrain.
It is important to recognize and celebrate first milestones and so a toast to the first Tudor mono-brand boutique in North America that has opened its doors at Yorkdale.
Stephen Graham Jones, member of the Blackfeet Nation, is an athlete of the printed word, often localizing common slasher tropes in the context of Indigeneity.
Not all puffers are made equal, but all of these puffers are made by Canadian companies.
These new winter releases are educational, engrossing, and most definitely worth reading.
Here, we recommend five hair-repair treatments for an extra dose of TLC during the winter months.
Set in the verdant Loire Valley vineyards, rambling over acre after acre of dense woodlands, is Les Sources de Cheverny, a private estate comprising traditional stone houses, winery, spa, and 18th-century Château du Breuil, which opened its gates this past September.
In spite of all the challenges this year, determined restaurateurs are opening new venues offering out-of-the-ordinary dining experiences and excellent takeout options.
In addition to showing our support for independent Canadian businesses, it is important to continue showing up for the Black, Indigenous, and people of colour in our communities.
Tesla is to EVs what the Toyota Prius is to hybrid vehicles: it epitomizes the type.
Remarkably, when deciding how to expand the property, the architects decided to go up instead of out.