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.

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.

Discover the land of Celtic legend and lore, from the wind-ruffled moorland to the cliff-side shores of Brittany, France.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Like a wish granted by a fairy godmother, a charming Ladurée carriage has popped up in the glass-domed rotunda of the Pacific Centre shopping mall in downtown Vancouver.

Porsche is offering wannabe rally drivers the chance to live out their dream with its Ice Experience Canada—a multi-day program that gives guests the opportunity to drive 911s on the snow and ice.

With multiple national parks and UNESCO World Heritage sites only a few hours drive from Calgary and Edmonton, one need not travel far to escape the city.

When Monogram was looking to enhance their signature column refrigerator, Posen rose to the occasion, and the sleek result made its Canadian debut at IDS19: a chic panel door—one-of-a-kind, and not for sale.

Dining al fresco in the dead of a Winnipeg winter may not sound appealing—yet locals and visitors alike have eagerly done just that for the past six years, all in the name of the renowned culinary pop-up, Raw:Almond.

Following a gradual return to creating furniture over the past four years, the famed jewellery designer launched her first seating collection this year.

Earlier this week, after what feels like several years of hints and teasers, Toyota officially launched their new Supra sports car at the Detroit Autoshow.

Built entirely by hand and crafted only from snow and ice, the stunning Ice Castles have been part of Edmonton’s winter landscape for the past four years as part of the long-standing Silver Skate Festival held each February.

As the cold weather creeps in, Torontonians flock towards cozy cabin retreats. But what’s a getaway without a little luxury?

The musical phenomenon that is soprano Sarah Brightman has embarked on yet another world tour. In celebration of her latest studio album, Hymn , she is will visit her legion of fans in three Canadian cities.

Boasting exclusive technology, an even higher performance engine, and updated dynamics, the new Huracán Evo employs a variety of Lamborghini’s best features to improve both the performance and day-to-day use of the Huracán.

Temporary self-imposed prohibition does offer one plausible benefit: It can inspire us to probe the vast, largely unexplored potential of non-alcoholic drinks.

The Canadian cannabis lifestyle brand focuses on education and community engagement through design-savvy spaces and accessories, and—as of last October—high quality cannabis.

The genius loci (protected spirit of a place) is essential to the holistic approach espoused by the spa, whose uniqueness lies in its synthesis of Greek and Chinese spirituality, philosophy, and healing techniques.

Opening at the Metro Convention Centre on January 17, IDS Toronto 2019’s Power of Design theme presents a showcase of the design world’s most imaginative products, speakers, and exhibits.

Ela Aldorsson’s namesake handbag line started with a shoe.

Where you have back-to-back business trips booked in the new year, or are sketching out plans for a tropical getaway, now is the ideal time to invest in a new travelling companion for your next adventure.

Porsche has teamed up with automotive photographer and personality Ted Gushue to launch @type7, which focuses on the human side of the Porsche world.

The hippest corner of New York right now is Williamsburg in Brooklyn, with the newly opened nine-storey Hoxton hotel.

Toronto’s Horses Atelier is inspired by humble values of utility, beauty, wildness, and endurance.

FROM THE ARCHIVE: The heart’s desire of a child is not a thing to play with and, well, I’m still a child when it comes to accepting presents.

FROM THE ARCHIVE: On the subway ride home from the circus, my daughter and I were so happy. As we walked along the busy city streets to our apartment, everything seemed magical and full of grace.

Jeep’s new in-house Wrangler pickup fills a void in the brand’s lineup and satisfies enthusiasts who have been asking for such a model for years.

Regularly reaping awards and pleasing palates around the world, Oka remains a perennial favourite.

Happening in Montreal now until January 31, the artfully curated Museum in Motion is a travelling exhibit of impressive Tag Heuer timepieces.

FROM THE ARCHIVE: In the world of baking, panettone is a perplexity. It has produced a precipice of untold awe, anxiety, and failure in many pastry chefs attempting it.

On the edge of Toronto’s St. Lawrence neighbourhood, below a 58-storey condominium, sits a brand-new build with old-school Italian soul.

A trick retractable hardtop convertible offering infinite headspace with minimal compromise to the 720S Coupe’s many charms, the new McLaren 720S Spider is a 720S that can drop its top at the press of a button.

Baur au Lac’s neo-classical façade hints at the old fashioned glamour that awaits inside, where kings and queens have rubbed shoulders with composers, artists, and silver screen stars.