FROM THE ARCHIVE: Swiss watchmaker Omega holds the coveted role of official timekeeper for the Olympic Games, and it has an array of high-tech innovations to make sure its results are absolutely and unquestionably accurate.
She has an impressive film resumé. She takes on roles that are varied and wide in scope. She is Naomi Watts.
James Walt is, in ways beyond counting, in ways completely authentic and natural, the antithesis of a screaming, knife-throwing, plate-shattering, ire-laden celebrity chef. And as he sits at a corner table at his restaurant, Araxi, a few minutes before kitchen service begins to really ramp up for a busy evening, he is a model of aplomb and control.
Pure, all-natural skin-care products don’t have to come from a health-food store to include a list of organic ingredients and have a handcrafted feel. Canadian company Consonant covers all the bases by uniting luxury with organic—two words that don’t often find themselves side by side.
We all know that sleep is important, even if we don’t always make time for it. Sleep, or lack thereof, impacts us in myriad ways, from our productivity at work to the glow of our skin. And for something we spend a good chunk of lives doing, it’s worthwhile to ensure that we’re getting quality rest.
Improved bedside-table convenience is the goal of Danish electronics company Bang & Olufsen’s new BeoTime alarm clock.
A shiny black Suburban SUV pulls up in front of Toronto’s St. Basil’s Church, and out jump three of the world’s newest pop sensations. With a smile and a cheerful hello, Father Eugene O’Hagan, his brother Father Martin, and Father David Delargy look none the worse for wear after flying across the Atlantic less than 48 hours earlier.
At 33, Vincent Chaperon looks his age—no older, no younger. He’s smartly dressed in a suit and tie, and looks like a whiz kid in the world of law or commerce. Instead, he’s a fizz kid, the oenologist at renowned champagne house Dom Pérignon.
The Rietveld Schröder House on Prins Hendriklaan in Utrecht in the Netherlands is an architectural marvel. Eighty-five years have passed since the home was completed in 1924 by Dutch architect Gerrit Rietveld for the widowed Truus Schröder-Schräder and her three children, the first and only residents.