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Montauk: Class and comfort

TO VISIT MONTAUK, YOU MUST TRAVEL THE AMERICAN EAST COAST OR VISIT THE SHOWROOM OF THE MANUFACTURER OF THE SAME NAME IN NEW YORK, TORONTO, CHICAGO, CALGARY, VANCOUVER, OR MONTRÉAL – THE BIRTHPLACE OF THIS DYNAMIC UPHOLSTERED FURNITURE MANUFACTURER. Tim Zyto’s father owned Biltmore Chesterfield who went bankrupt in 1989 during a serious economic crisis … Continue reading Montauk: Class and comfort

Equestrian elegance

THE NATURE AND SCENERY ARE SPECTACULAR. HERE, EVERYTHING REVOLVES SIMPLY AROUND SHADOW AND LIGHT. THE FOLKO EQUESTRIAN INSPIRATION, THE NOBLE CAPE, RUSTIC WOOLS, RICH TWEEDS AND CLASSIC PLAIDS ARE ALL FEATURED ON CATWALKS. A NEW SILHOUETTE GALLOPS ONTO THE RUNWAYS. WE LAYER, WE JUXTAPOSE, WE CREATE DIFFERENT SETS OF LENGTHS; WE HAVE FUN WITH THE … Continue reading Equestrian elegance

Complete transparency

In cosmetics, as with fashion, it is subtle transparency that reveals the essence of matter and colour. Essential formulas, pure fragrance, light shades… the quintessence of beauty, pure and simple. ENGLISH CHARMFrom the podiums of Victoria’s Secret to the film sets of Transformers 3, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley is the latest muse for Burberry’s new perfume. With … Continue reading Complete transparency

Guy Gibeault, creator

CULTIVATED, REFINED, AND ENDOWED WITH A CURIOUS SPIRIT, THE OWNER-DESIGNER OF CUISILAB, A DESIGN COMPANY THAT HE FOUNDED 14 YEARS AGO, LIKES THE SIMPLE THINGS IN LIFE. BUT WHAT GETS HIM EXCITED? ANYTHING RELATED TO ARCHITECTURE, AND BEAUTIFUL OBJECTS. The accomplishment you are most proud of? “Having obtained a balance between my professional and personal … Continue reading Guy Gibeault, creator
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Louis Garneau, a multi-talented innovator

A POSTER CHILD FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP, HE IS AN ACCOMPLISHED SPORTSMAN, A LITTLE-KNOWN ARTIST, AND A WELL-INFORMED BUSINESSMAN. Louis Garneau represented Canada in cycling at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics. A year earlier, he started manufacturing his own cycling clothes in his father’s garage. Today, Louis Garneau Sports Inc. has 450 employees and their sales figures … Continue reading Louis Garneau, a multi-talented innovator

Robert Roy, builder and wine lover

ROBERT ROY, FOUNDER OF SOTRAMONT, THE GROUP RESPONSIBLE FOR THE BOIS-FRANC HOUSING PROJECT IN MONTRÉAL, IS A SHREWD CONSTRUCTION ENTREPRENEUR. HE DEVELOPED A PASSION FOR WINE, WHICH LED HIM TO AN ASSOCIATION WITH WINE GURU ROBERT PARKER IN AN OREGON VINEYARD. Roy is an intelligent man; he earned his engineering degree at l’École polytechnique when … Continue reading Robert Roy, builder and wine lover

Prague, charming and romantic

Sitting on the Celebrity Cafe terrace in the chic neighbourhood of Vinohrady, not far from downtown, I’m people-watching, enjoying the Gothic and cube-shaped buildings around me and the tramways that pass by continuously. It is extremely warm for a mid-September evening, one of those ephemeral, magic moments that holiday memories are made of. Located in … Continue reading Prague, charming and romantic

Time for Burgundies

IN AUTUMN, WE WANT TO DRINK A MORE STRUCTURED WINE, LIKE THOSE PRODUCED IN BURGUNDY. BURGUNDIES OFFER A BIT OF EVERYTHING: SOME ELEGANT, HIGHLY COMPLEX WINES AND OTHERS THAT WE SIMPLY LIKE TO SAVOUR. Saint-Bris, Domaine Les Temps Perdus 2008, Clotilde Davenne A winemaker who loves a challenge, Clotilde Davenne has produced an elixir that … Continue reading Time for Burgundies

Good and unpretentious

INFORMAL RESTAURANTS THAT DELIVER THE GOODS A taste of Little ItalyPRIMO & SECONDO7023, rue Saint-Dominique, Montréal, 514 908 0838 Celebrating ten years in November, Ristorante Primo & Secondo offers true Italian fare. Montreal-born, Chef Roberto Stabile, thrives on the simplicity of Italian cuisine using many Italian imports certified “Protected Designated of Origin” combined with Quebec’s … Continue reading Good and unpretentious

Duck virtuosos

DUCK IS BEING SERVED BY MANY OF OUR TOP CHEFS. IT IS A UNIQUE PRODUCT THAT SOME TRUE CONNOISSEURS PREFER TO RAISE AND COOK FOR THEMSELVES. IT’S JUST A QUESTION OF KNOW-HOW. To satisfy the needs of the Québec market, with its growing interest in culinary arts and local products, and respond more precisely to … Continue reading Duck virtuosos