Thierry-Maxime Loriot is a relative newcomer in curatorial circles. The former model turned curator has become a foremost expert at the intersection of fashion and art. The world premiere of Thierry Mugler: Couturissime on show at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts is another of Loriot’s blockbuster exhibitions.
Canada’s masters of puppetry for adults have collaborated with celebrated composer Veronika Krausas and Giller Prize-winning author André Alexis to create a haunting new opera.
The art of conversation in a digital world. This week, our editors are talking about climate change, the femininity and feminism of makeup, and a magical photoscape in Connecticut.
In conversation with Guillaume Faroult, who oversees the curation of eighteenth-century French and English paintings in the most-visited museum in the world—the Louvre.
Summer skin care needs to be quick and easy, light and refreshing, and smell really good. Enter the facial mist. Here, a dozen recommendations to try.
The Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards is the world’s largest women’s business competition and one of the most meaningful aspects is its focus on females who are in the beginning of their entrepreneurship journey.
In a city full of bakeries and options for sweet-toothers, we have narrowed it down to four places for a sugar hit.
A new book by American curator and writer Marvin Heiferman “reveals what lies beyond the parameters of sight, imagination, and human control.”
The art of conversation in a digital world. This week, our editors are talking about the life and fashion of Jeff Goldblum, the history of peaches, and what it means to understand.
When words fail, a photograph does not. And with the rise of image-heavy social media apps like Instagram, photojournalists have become the unsung heroes of truth. Does it matter who stands behind the lens?
Every day makes for a good day to honour mom, but on the calendar-specified Mother’s Day why not bestow on her a special timepiece. Give mom the gift of time; fact is, she always has time for you.
In the remote south coast of Jamaica, Jakes, a whimsical family-run boutique, dedicates itself to community tourism, sustainability, and authentic experiences.
The classic blue-and-white striped top introduced into fashion by Coco Chanel originates in Brittany, France—where Armor-Lux continues to produce the effortlessly chic look.
A look at the worlds most common passwords—ranging from sequential numbers to the word ‘password’ itself—bring to light a new age of digital apathy, where our most personal information is thinly blocked by our most lacklustre passwords.
The art of conversation in a digital world. This week, our editors are reading about tourism in Tulum, a Stanley Kubrick exhibition, and Roxane Gay’s new magazine.
The Venetian mask embossed on the Storie Veneziane by Valmont fragrance bottle is emblematic of the romance and mystique of Venice, the city the collection is named for: Venetian Stories.
FROM THE ARCHIVE: Revisiting our Summer 2018 Portfolio fashion spread, recently nominated by National Magazine Awards for Lifestyle Photography.
The annual Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival offers many a way to rewind the news cycle and better understand our evolving world.
Fair trade coffee, freshly shucked oysters, and champagne-by-the-glass (or bottle) come together in a charming pink-hued and gold-accented café, with a hidden secret behind its walls.
With early clientele including Zsa Zsa Gabor, Elvis Presley, and Sean Connery, the Georgian-inspired estate-turned-Four Seasons Resort remains a living love letter to the island’s history as a getaway for the glamorous.
Biophysicist He Jiankui navigates the delicate science of gene-editing, but how much of a reality is the complex process for the next generation?
The art of conversation in a digital world. This week, our editors are reading about urban fairy tales, Cyril Teed, Beirut bars, and the future of Artificial Intelligence.
The Vancouver Art Gallery’s latest exhibition traces the art of performative photography—telling stories through visual stills—in India from the 1800s into the contemporary.
Crusty on the outside, light and fluffy on the inside, Winnipeg-style rye bread is lighter in colour and flavour than other rye breads.
What began as a year’s sabbatical in Portugal turned into a contemporary collection of haute home goods.
James Whitaker’s prefabricated residential concept, the Anywhere House, is a unique configuration of individual modules stacked side-by-side proving to be a gamechanger for how we build our homes.
Toronto-based artist Deanna Bowen fuses the nostalgic with the forensic in the CAG’s latest exhibit on the unacknowledged story of Vancouver entertainers, threaded with her own family history.
Settled along Kootenay Bay, the Yasodhara Ashram offers self-reflection in an innovative temple by Patkau Architects, shaped like undulating waves.
Be it a road trip to an adjacent province or a jaunt over the border, we have your visitor’s guide to some choice long weekend destinations.
FROM THE ARCHIVE: Vancouver-based food blogger Mijune Pak has made a career out of a lifelong obsession with scrawling thousand-word food journal entries.
Where adventure meets luxury. Explore some of the most remote destinations in the Great North in style with a private jet.
Here, spectacular views are par for the course and luxurious properties include a gamut of excursions and cultural experiences.
It is estimated that 60 per cent of the world’s coral reefs will be depleted over the next 30 years but the news isn’t all doom and gloom.
The NBA and the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation have created a space for both casual fans and diehard hoop heads.
Taking a wine-makers approach to whiskey, Bearface is changing the game for Canadian whiskeys with bold and powerful flavours.
A pop-up dining experience including geodesic domes and a kaleidoscopic light show lands in Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, and San Diego.
A photographic guide to Canada’s most gourmet and inventive Easter treats.
The anti-aging elixir with humble origins and the model that launched it into the spotlight.
Songs about Canada—that is, specific places on the Canadian map—are relatively rare. There have been some over the years, but compared to the USA, north of the 49th tends to get short shrift from the recording industry.
Aesop settles into their third Vancouver location on Main Street, with a purple palette and subtle homages to the city.
Why some bakers are turning away from commercial, grocery-bought flour for locally grown, milled-to-order grains.
Vancouver artists explore the connections between land, nature, and environment for the Burrard Arts Foundation’s latest exhibition.
Across Canada, artisans are elevating the humble craft of soap-making into a veritable art form, concocting handsome bars that double as consumable, minimalist objets d’art.
FROM THE ARCHIVE: Revisiting a memorable trip to Japan, where a cherry-blossom party runs wild and romance cuts short.
Nestled in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains, Dunton Town House offers lowkey luxury steps away from the slopes.
Tuscany’s infamous butcher lands in Vancouver this month for a collaboration dinner with the Nightingale team.
How to understand where scientific research and marketing intersect in the beauty industry.
The Vancouver-based lighting designer is set to reveal some anticipated designs in Milan this April for Salone Internazionale del Mobile.
Stray off the tourist path. This Taipei walking food tour keeps it local.
Young restaurateurs take on the Quebecois food scene in Montreal’s Plateau neighbourhood.
A presbytery turned contemporary art centre in Plateau-Mont-Royal offers a gallery and education space for Montreal creatives.
On a corner in Vancouver’s Commercial Drive, sweet indulgence is personified through Italian-inspired Livia Bakery.
The Mexican agricultural non-profit bridging organic farmers to consumers.
Sun meets snow on the powdered peaks of Whistler and Blackcomb mountain in spring.
Books by Kassia St. Clair and Joshua Rivkin.
Swedish minimalist skincare comes to Canada with Verso.
The London jeweller unveiled the first designs from the 1,109-carat Lesedi La Rona diamond bought at auction in 2016 for $53 million.
FROM THE ARCHIVE: Whether kept with care in a glass house or growing wild in meadows, botanical varieties of all sorts wait yearlong for the pinnacle of spring. In this spirit, we unearth five stories from the NUVO archive inspired by greenery.
A selection of excellent books to get lost in this season, chosen by our editors.
Seven photographers explore the art of reinterpretation at the latest GETTY exhibition.
Refine your next playlist with this selection of recent album releases, curated by our editors.
The setting may recall the family fortress in the Godfather: Part II, but the only thing criminal about the Lodge at Edgewood Tahoe—is having to check out.
Follow the story of life from the very beginning. The Willner Madge Gallery at the Royal Ontario Museum holds fossils dug from Canadian soil, spanning back nearly 4 billion years.
Not only is it the world’s first 3-D printed book, but it was made in space.
Discover the land of Celtic legend and lore, from the wind-ruffled moorland to the cliff-side shores of Brittany, France.
Climate change is more than just a matter of warming. Frequent episodes of heavy rain in some regions have caused erosion in vineyards.
Exploring the ecodiversity of Patagonia’s northernmost reaches.
The much-fêted chef has amassed numerous accolades over the course of his career, yet he counts mentoring his employees among his greatest accomplishments.
If you’re looking for something a cut above a Range Rover, a G-Wagon, or even the Bentley Bentayga, the Cullinan is the only game in town.
The Drake Hotel is considered by most Torontonians to be iconic, and it is successful because it hasn’t strayed from its core mission.
A celebration of botanical patterns, stripes of all shades, and animal prints—including a cheeky lobster or two.
It is wondrously fast, endlessly capable, and entirely easy to drive.
Coca is acutely aware that his role as creative director at Mulberry goes beyond designing a few handbags and fashion collections.
Any paleontologist can discover new dinosaur species. But how many can make them into TV stars?
The celebrated author has had an impressive career that spans plays, radio dramas, short fiction, poetry, novels, and most recently, a series of critically acclaimed volumes she calls “living autobiographies”.
From a teen tagging on the streets of Toronto to an applauded street artist doing lucrative commissions, birdO, a.k.a. Jerry Rugg, is best known for his large-scale murals of fabulous beasts.
FROM THE ARCHIVE: Measuring one inch wide by seven-eighths of an inch high, the stone is one of the world’s largest yellow diamonds and is, quite simply, breathtaking.
Founded in 1839, Patek Philippe remains a leader when it comes to producing exceptional timepieces.
The 600LT Spider is a noisy, brightly-coloured handful of a car that makes you smile as it wiggles into a corner, slides on exit, and spits flames on every shift.
In celebration of Gymnastics Canada’s 50th anniversary this year, GymCan athletes—René Cournoyer, Thierry Pellerin, and Samuel Paquin—take to the gym sporting the season’s athleisure apparel.
At age 10, Stéphane Tétreault self-identified as a “cello warrior”, including the phrase in his very first e-mail address. Today, at 25, he still sees himself that way.
Don’t underestimate her five-foot-two frame—Ghanem’s serendipitous story and quinquagenarian chutzpah render her larger than life.
Science meets sculpture at Ontario-based Research Casting International, where Peter May leads an expert team conducting dinosaur restoration at the biggest facility of its kind in the world.
The 2019 edition of SIHH was the best in years, with daring creations and an increasing number of complicated timepieces being released.
Last year, New Orleans celebrated its tricentennial, but the city’s 400,000 residents don’t need an anniversary to party—they are committed to living large year-round.
On from March 2 to September 8, 2019, the showcase features 150 haute couture and prêt-à-porter designs created between 1977 and 2014, highlighting many never-before-seen pieces.
Designer Nike Onile specializes in the idea of creating the illusion of greater space who has become a go-to face for design conscious urban dwellers striving for a grand aesthetic for minimal square footage.
Canadian bartenders are leading the sustainability charge, one drink at a time.
This exhibit is an exploration of the everyday, focusing on the Impressionists through the lens of the Industrial Revolution and its aftermath.
The aesthetic is certainly minimal, but more than that: at the very core is a method of creation that does not use a single stitch or drop of glue.
A romantic rendezvous needn’t encompass flowers or chocolates—they don’t last. Why not give the gift of time with distinctive watches that say, “I love you” until the end of time.
For its 2019 programming the Vancouver International Dance Festival (VIDF) is presenting a diverse, eclectic collection of pieces from Vancouver as well as around the world.
Stretching 34 acres along the coast between the lively vacation city of Cabo San Lucas and the charming historical town of San José del Cabo, Solaz bridges heritage and contemporary worlds.
Behind the wheel of the new 2019 Porsche Cayenne Turbo, it’ll probably take me longer to clear the security line than to get to the airport in the first place.
These restaurants hit the sweet spot when it comes to atmosphere and food making them an ideal choice for a special evening out with your sweetheart.
Whether you’re sitting for a quick bite before a show or a multi-course meal over candle light, here are some of the city’s most atmospheric spots.
These are the kinds of places you start looking forward to on the morning of the reservation.
A romantic night for two is not hard to plan in Calgary, especially if both sweethearts share the desire to go on a gastronomic journey.
Whether you’re celebrating a milestone anniversary or just getting away from the kids for an evening, these are the restaurants you’ll want to visit, and come back to time and time again.
Ten top-tier lingerie lines handcrafting garments in Canada.