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Christofle

Creating memories

DURING THE SIX JOURS DE ZURICH CYCLING EVENT IN 1956, A RACER BROKE FOUR TEETH. A FALL? AN ACCIDENT? NO. FOUR TEETH BROKEN DURING A TURBULENT START – PROOF OF A FIERCE DESIRE TO WIN. THIS IS THE STORY OF SOME MONTREALERS WHO STILL HAVE ALL THEIR TEETH, BUT WHO ARE ALSO SPURRED ON BY … Continue reading Creating memories

Overseas

HERE ARE SOME FUN NEW PRODUCTS FROM OUR LATEST FINDS THAT WILL PROVIDE PROTECTION WHILE YOU TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE SUMMER SEASON. SILKY LOCKSWe want our hair to be shiny, soft, and sexy; nothing less will do. Even those lucky few who look like they roll out of bed each day perfectly coiffed need a … Continue reading Overseas

Where the waves meet heaven

SWIMSUIT BY ANDRE SARDA $550 AT LYLA. BERMUDA SHORTS BRAX GOLF $195, SWEATER BOSS GREEN $195, STRIPED OXFORD SHIRT STRENSTROMS $275 AND SHOES BY BOSS $295, ALL ITEMS AT HENRI VÉZINA. DOG’S LEASH AT LOUIS VUITTON. GARDEN FURNITURE AT JARDIN DE VILLE. SWIMSUIT DRESS BLUEMARINE $1395 AT HOLT RENFREW. SHOES BY STUART WEITZMAN $445, NECKLACE … Continue reading Where the waves meet heaven

Dubrovnik Croatia

After 17 hours of travel, including transfers: Welcome to the Adriatic seashore, Welcome to Dubrovnik! Thursday May 5, 2011, flying from Frankfurt to Dubrovnik on Croatia Airlines. Looking out the window I notice snow. The man beside me, a huge, proud Croatian, hastens to tell me that these are the Slovenian Alps. He asks where … Continue reading Dubrovnik Croatia
Avant-scène

Team summer 2011

RICHARD PETIT Co-Editor PAUL-ANDRE LAROCQUE, Art director, photographer and journalist (Stopovers) LAVENIA BOTEZ Journalist (Dining Out) NATHALIE CLARK Journalist (Beauty) PIERRE DESCHENES Journalist (Institution, News, Decor, New Comer) JACQUES DUVAL Journalist (Automobiles) YVAN MARTINEAU Journalist (Passion and Sports) ALINE MIGNEAULT Sommelier (Wine) FLORENCE MICHEL Journalist (Arts, Interior) ISABELLE GAUVIN Fashion director, stylist JUSTINE BERGERON Advertising … Continue reading Team summer 2011

Caffè Italia forever

WHY HAS THIS LITTLE CAFÉ ON BOULEVARD ST-LAURENT WITH ITS ANCIENT FURNISHINGS, NEGLIGIBLE DESIGN, HUMDRUM WINDOWS, AND GENERIC SIGN BEEN A FIXTURE ON THE MONTRÉAL SCENE FOR SUCH A LONG TIME? I dropped by hoping to meet Nadia, but as I hadn’t made an appointment, I met her mother, Luciana Barsetti-Serri, instead. A pleasant woman, … Continue reading Caffè Italia forever

The sun is shining on the cabriolet

The cabriolet, victim of strong anti-automobile sentiment during the 70s, almost ceased to exist. I remember only too well that at that time practically the only convertible available was the Cadillac Eldorado. Luckily, convertibles survived and there have never been as many on the market as there are now. There are two types of convertibles … Continue reading The sun is shining on the cabriolet