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After over a year of being cooped up for what feels like a lifetime, Torontonians are finally able hit their favourite patios in the city. We have done the guesswork for you and curated a list of must-visit patios to check out this summer.
Cars are one of the ultimate collectibles, and nothing makes them more prized than having been owned by a celebrities like Wayne Newton or Frank Sinatra or used in a movie like Fast and Furious.
A wide range of voices and styles is represented to give readers a sense of the depth of skill and experience that constitutes the scene today.
The ability to age is one of the transformations taking place in vinho verde wines. Largely the work of a new generation of winemakers, a range of wines in a new style have been heading our way in the last few years.
When it comes to sensitive skin, less has always proved to be more.
The Oasis 40 appeals because it’s just right in so many different ways. It’s large enough to impress up to 10 guests, yet not such a leviathan that it can’t get into those smaller, more interesting ports of call.
The artistic hospitality is paralleled, if not exceeded, by the vibrant food scene, which visitors should dive into—mouth first.
The full-fledged beach collection comprises swimwear and towels, bags, and pareos, all in retro-style prints.
Walker Warner Architects has created a retreat on the California coast influenced by design elements typical of a home in Cape Cod.
Refine your next playlist with this selection of recent album releases, curated by our editors.
Set back from the water on B.C.’s Sunshine Coast, Roberts Creek Residence combines characteristics of local wood cabin structures and contemporary dwellings into a compelling architecture made up of a series of three distinct areas, each with its own vaulted ceiling.
Dew Dream is made up of witch hazel acting as an anti-inflammatory and blooms like calendula, chamomile, rose, and elderflower providing antioxidants.
The wallpaper—titled The Bear—references the namesake novel through a pattern of oil-painted motifs.
In person, one can see how the designers have interpreted these themes into the language of a modern restaurant in the historic Montreal neighbourhood.
“Music really helps me understand the narrative of my life.”
At 3,300 square feet, with a coach house and pool, the house is a 2016 build that emulates the classic California colonial style.
“NBNW was conceived as being part art, part anthropology, and part fashion.”
A hand-selected variety of fine jewellery made for whatever life brings.
The fragrance collection has exploded into a kaleidoscope of colour with the launch of Botanical Rainbow, a range of hues for the botanically influenced scents.
Now, the British car maker has upped the ante, partnering with Swiss watchmakers BOVET 1822 to create a pair of custom timepieces for the couple that commissioned the Boat Tail.
For working millennials, there is a general distaste for unnecessary communication—meetings or phone calls that could have been emails instead—but for older generations, there is an element of human warmth to small talk.
Atelier by Lambert & Fils utilizes a delicate suspension with forms that sit variously between industrial and organic.
Casa di Langa, overlooking rolling hills and vineyards in northern Italy, cares as much about the guest experience as it does the environment.
The Vancouver-based architecture firm uses an elegant metaphor to represent the over-reliance on climate control and its negative effects on the planet.
Cannabis topicals are an umbrella category that encompasses balm, cream, gel, or oil that contains any level of CBD and/or THC. By and large they are used for pain relief, but the cannabinoids also offer calming, anti-inflammatory, and protective benefits, which makes them prime candidates for after-sun care when applied directly to the skin.
Whether driving through the beauty that is Tuscany, the winding roads of Emilia-Romagna, the rocky peninsulas of Liguria, or the mountain passes of the Dolomites—the roads of Italy are as varied as the country’s dialects.
The cinematic installations are vignettes of Alessandro Michele’s unbridled imagination.
In Vancouver, once the cherry blossoms have run their course, our collective attention turns to the darling of the shrimp world, our local Spot Prawn.
Constructed on what once was a decaying “worker’s cottage”—one of the small, narrow structures made usually of wood that housed many in the rapidly expanding Great Lakes cities during the Industrial Revolution—this home was built as a “ethereal sanctuary” for a retired elementary school teacher.
While their permanent spot on Club’s shelves has since expired, the beloved sweatshirts continue to make an occasional (and somewhat frenzied) appearance.
The complexity of Venice and its architectural heritage, not to mention the strong tradition here of artigianato or master craftsmanship, can make the city a difficult place to consider contemporary design—we feel the weight of history.
Beau Lake creates products—midcentury modern paddleboards, electric runabouts, retro-inspired pedal boats—that work in harmony with nature, not against it.
After the dissolution of her marriage, Camilla Gibb lost the ability to write fiction. The stories vanished, fluttering off somewhere out of reach, and it took many years for the acclaimed writer to hold them in her hands again.
Muir, set to open later this year in the Halifax waterfront community of Queen’s Marque, is the region’s first luxury property and an anticipated hospitality experience.
The two-wheeler, part of the Louis Vuitton Art de Vivre universe, is a special order item handcrafted in Paris.
It’s no surprise that many are searching for Vancouver restaurants with patios open for dine-in.
The beauty of Oyster Island and the Sunshine Coast in general is a sensitive one, where rare trees grow resiliently and art thrives.
In Canada, the main pinot noir regions are Niagara Peninsula and Prince Edward County in Ontario and Okanagan Valley in British Columbia, but there are plantings elsewhere in those provinces as well as in Nova Scotia and Quebec.
When executive chef Gus Stieffenhofer-Brandson begins conceptualizing a new menu item at Vancouver’s Published on Main, he turns to his flavour library for the building blocks.
Every brand has its cult products—the ones that top the best-seller list year in, year out.
In her 30-year career, Claxton has amassed a multidisciplinary body of work as expansive as the sky.
GameStop stock’s meteoric rise (up 2,500 per cent in two weeks) has become an example of everything wrong (or right) with the economy.
The two wings come together in a glass connection. Noble materials are used throughout to provide a natural colour palette accentuated by the vistas of water and greenery through the many windows.
We review Somebody’s Daughter and The Other Black Girl.
From behind the lens, Cernau frames the prosaic, capturing life in beauty and light by focusing her eye on the real-life moments one tends to overlook.
In a lot of ways, regenerative agriculture is less of a new idea than it is a return to age-old farming techniques.
Juno-winning producer and DJ Felix Cartal on his punk-rock roots, tackling imposter syndrome, creating dance music in a time of social distancing, and his new album Expensive Sounds for Nice People.
The arrival of the Boat Tail coincides with Rolls-Royce’s decision to create a distinct department within the company known as Rolls-Royce Coachbuild, allowing customers to go far beyond the usual customization of a vehicle.
Collectible sits at the intersection of art and design. Lending a curatorial eye to the purchasing process.
“It is atrocious and radiant and beautiful and revolting what women can handle and what women can endure.”
“Contemporary Cluster was born with the desire to change the concept of the gallery.”
The Vancouver-based multidisciplinary creative heads a practice that cultivates a fluid position between the fields of design, invention, sculpture, and architecture.
Letter from the publisher, Pasquale Cusano.
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It’s tough to be a conscious consumer. Still, people are increasingly striving to reduce their impact on the planet, wielding their purchasing power to support socially responsible, eco-friendly brands.
Chianti has been Italy’s best-known wine for many decades.
This summer, with COVID turning local parks and beaches into our favourite neighbourhood bars, the novel concept of a cocktail in a can becomes an essential convenience.
Originally closed off from the expansive water views, the structure has been rethought to open the living space to the sea.
Waisglass may be young, but she’s definitely not green.
Whether you’re a long-time enthusiast or new to the sport, quality craftsmanship, innovation, and attention to the details should top your list of priorities when searching for the perfect ride.
This summer, some liquor trends endure while others have burst onto the scene like a delightful surprise.
These new towers going up in the City That Never Sleeps recall many familiar forms and some that are new, building on the rich patina of styles that paint the multifaceted neighbourhoods they are springing up in.
Based in Montreal and founded in 2019 by Kenya-born Alex Dingiria and Lindani Mokgweetsi in Vancouver, Kali Works pays homage to the collective identity of Africans through fashion.
Each of Beyond Green’s 27 founding member hotels, resorts, and lodges is committed to honoring the three pillars of sustainability: nature, community, and culture.
The prominent role of Neveah Stroyer, a budding Black ballerina given the chance of a lifetime to study at a top-ranking classical dance school, seemed custom-made, save for one crucial detail: Jefferson had no previous acting training or experience.
This pocket of homes, called the Courtyard Cottages, is just one portion of a larger food-and-farming-based property development in Tsawwassen, B.C., called Southlands.
Pop-up bakeries have been springing up across Toronto since the early days of COVID, but most of these innovative lockdown-era businesses are run by professional bakers and restaurateurs with big post-pandemic plans.
The pièce de résistance of the design: a glass-walled atrium in the centre of the space serves as a terrarium with red cedar stretching from the first floor to the second.
It’s about rediscovering things obscured from our view by the grind of the city and the social media algorithm.
A couple from Dorset in the United Kingdom, Jon and Annemarie Nurse, are now offering a fully furnished modern townhouse to one fortunate winner of the Win Houses in Italy raffle.
Schofield started composing ambient music to help him cope with insomnia and cites pioneering ambient composer Hiroshi Yoshimura as a primary source of inspiration.
Among China’s generation of emerging artists, women are a driving force, even if they have yet to receive their share of the spotlight.
For a few years now, Canada Goose has been putting out signals at a lower decibel with regard to its sustainability commitments, all the while making headway on its sustainable policies and practices.
The festival forms a visual narrative surrounding cultural, social, and contemporary political events through carefully curated lens-based installations.
When Australian wines raced to world markets in a serious way in the 1990s, one of the first brands out of the gate was Wolf Blass.
Mark Letain, current president of EQ3, believes that in the 20 years since its inception, the company has allowed for a watershed of Canadian design and for Canadian firms to compete on the world stage
If you’re looking for something unique, sometimes the best move is to go vintage.
Instantly recognizable for its simple, practical, elegant designs, the Scandinavian style has had perhaps an unparalleled impact on contemporary design at large.
A city defined by its health-conscious communities, Vancouver has more than its fair share of vegan restaurants.
Playing with the tension between privacy and openness, the architects designed a square floor plan partitioned to create two interior courtyards.
Ask restaurants and chefs throughout Vancouver to share their go-to Mother’s Day dishes and no surprise, there is a brunch theme.
For people monitoring life-threatening diseases like diabetes, to see fitness buffs buffs opting in to this obsession as a fun whim is questionable.
In the luxury beauty space, the pandemic has presented challenges but also opportunities.
After the countless hours she has spent raising you to become the person you are today, why not give the gift of time with a high-jewellery timepiece that has a winning wow factor?
Saying that 2010 was a bad year for champagne would be an understatement.
A postindustrial circular structure based on rational, geometric forms that utilizes a neglected piece of land in the city.
Envisioned as a “pocket-mega yacht,” the Sherpa XL lives up to the concept with a brilliant design that makes the most of its comparatively compact footprint
Here are three cocktail recipes using sparkling grapefruit to try as the weather gets warmer.
Under the theme Spring Resiliency, the show gathers the best of the best from design in Canada and around the world.
Sometimes we peek into our skin-care cabinets and wonder if we’ve wandered into the kitchen by mistake. It’s a veritable fruit salad in there.
As the fashion world expands globally, creative overlap has become inevitable as the barriers of entry that once made the industry so exclusive are deconstructed, allowing a more diverse tapestry of designers to debut.
Summer is a natural companion to the chill and tartness of these wines, so I make a point of seeking out a stockpile of my favourites at the beginning of May to get me through the season.
The centre reached a new milestone earlier this month when it opened the doors to its new home on Granville Island: a 50,000-square-foot facility with expansive studio and workshop spaces.
As the expat population grows, so does an attendant industry of guidebooks, websites, and travel experts, all claiming to possess the specialized knowledge necessary for a cheap and meaningful life abroad.
While the styles and price range vary, the common theme is a nod toward the sustainable and organic.
When it comes to luxury brands, few are as recognizable as Louis Vuitton.
Until a few years ago, many women were still facing discrimination from record label executives and fellow male musicians. As a result, many never got the complete respect they deserved. Such is the case of Sylvia Robinson.
Trina Moyles is no stranger to solitude. The author of the new memoir excerpted here has spent several summers as a lone eye in the sky atop a fire lookout in northern Canada.
With the disappearance of in-person wine auctions, more online versions began to pop up, but most were in the U.S. and Europe, making it difficult for all but a few Canadians to participate.