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Issue #3: Bentley Home 2019 Collection at Salon

Issue #3: Bentley Home 2019 Collection at Salon

Far from fads and fashions, above and beyond all definition, the luxurious character of the Bentley Home collection offers a lifestyle free from compromise, and a very definite masculine POV. Bentley Motors’ celebrated the company’s centennial at Salon del Mobile.Milano 2019 with a limited-edition home […]

Issue #2: West Lake Journey to Four Seasons Hangzhou

Issue #2: West Lake Journey to Four Seasons Hangzhou

To visit the incredible Four Seasons Hangzhou, guests usually arrive by taxi or private car. On a recent visit, I rethought this approach. Why shouldn’t the trip be worth the reward? I chose instead to begin at the legendary West Lake. An iconic and inspirational […]

Issue #2: Armani Casa Launches 2019 Collection

Issue #2: Armani Casa Launches 2019 Collection

On a brisk April evening, less than 24-hours before the official launch of Salone del Mobile, legendary design icon Giorgio Armani presented his 2019 Armani/Casa collection in the spectacular Armani/Teatro. The Brutalist space, created by Japanese designer Tadao Ando in 2000, was beautifully transformed into […]

Issue #2: Angelo Caroli is Italy’s King of Vintage

Issue #2: Angelo Caroli is Italy’s King of Vintage

Everyone in business has to start somewhere. For a teenage Angelo Caroli in the mid-1970s, it was offering styling advice on a local radio station which led selling secondhand American denim and military jackets at a hawkers market in the centre of his hometown. The […]

Issue #2: Loewe ‘Baskets’ Exhibition at Salon del Mobile.Milan Captivates

Issue #2: Loewe ‘Baskets’ Exhibition at Salon del Mobile.Milan Captivates

The stone-lined streets of the Quadrilatero d’Oro jostled with rushes of people – all trying to get by those stopping to smoke a cigarette or chat, others in the street dodging scooters and pedicabs. Each in search of the next ‘must-visit’ location as dictated in […]

Issue #2: Florence’s Antico Setificio Fiorentino Atelier Creates Luxury

Issue #2: Florence’s Antico Setificio Fiorentino Atelier Creates Luxury

Beyond the iron gate at Via Bartolini n° 4, under the shadow of abundant wisteria, the Antico Setificio Fiorentino produces the finest silk fabric in Italy, perhaps in the world. As our town car departs, the Director of Communications for Stefano Ricci begins to graciously […]

Issue #2: Philanthropy: Lambano Sanctuary & Dr Pavlou Foundation

Issue #2: Philanthropy: Lambano Sanctuary & Dr Pavlou Foundation

In Gauteng, South Africa a team of twenty dedicated medically trained staff provide full-time care for children who live with life-limiting HIV and other threatening illnesses. Theirs is a calling of dedication and sacrifice to ensure the quality of treatment provided is the best that […]

Issue #2: An Evening with Dea Fortuna at Ultra-Luxury Stefano Ricci

Issue #2: An Evening with Dea Fortuna at Ultra-Luxury Stefano Ricci

GOLDEN GOOSE Behold the delicious Golden Goose. Conceived and crafted by Andrew Fletcher, Operations & Creative Beverage Director of private members club Dea Fortuna. A gorgeous cocktail topped with edible flowers and flakes of gold, and served in a slender coupette to our VIP guests […]

Issue #2: Andy Dixon x Versace Home x Sasha Bikoff

Issue #2: Andy Dixon x Versace Home x Sasha Bikoff

Andy Dixon is a Canadian fine-artist based in sunny Los Angeles, whose works question the inherent value in coveted luxury. He is particularly fond of Flemish still-life, Versace silk shirts, and vintage Playboy magazine spreads, resulting in a perfect storm of culture, chaos, and appropriation. […]

Issue #2: Christopher Bates | Confident Canadian

Issue #2: Christopher Bates | Confident Canadian

It all started with a ‘kiss on a collar’ that solidified the name ‘Christopher Bates’ into the Canadian consciousness. This cheeky design catapulted Bates from novice to expert and launched a business that consistently delivers sophisticated yet edgy men’s wear in the highest quality Italian […]