We are hosted by the new Senior Vice President of Ogilvy at her downtown Montreal office at the corner of Sainte-Catherine and de la Montagne. In the autumn of 2013 Joanne Nemeroff was appointed to Ogilvy and entrusted with one of the biggest mandates in retail industry: the fusion of two Montreal institutions, Ogilvy and … Continue reading Joanne Nemeroff : Luxury is reinvented
The bright white atelier reveals itself behind the slightly open door grille. Large eyes fix on me, enormous children’s eyes, a presence from another era, but strangely familiar. Despite their youth, they seem to carry the weight of the world. There are dozens of them: children selected by the artist for their ultimate destiny, as … Continue reading Louis Boudreault, Master of Destinies
Porsche Design is the embodiment of luxury, austerity, and technical sophistication. Constantly guided by innovation, Porsche creations are in perfect harmony with their function. Journey into the core DNA of this iconic German brand. Juergen Gessler, CEO of Porsche Design Group straightaway makes the distinction: “Let’s be clear, Porsche Design is neither related to Porsche … Continue reading Porsche Design, VISIONARY OF LUXURY
Hedonistic millionaire Jay Gatsby from F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel of the same name would have been right at home there. Private jets, luxury yachts, five-star hotels and cars among the most celebrated in the world. These are the trappings of the jet-set crowd in attendance at the automotive event of the year, the Cavallino Classic, … Continue reading CAVALLINO CLASSIC 2014
Sometimes designers simply repeat what works well, season after season. That’s never been the case for Marisa Minicucci. A meeting with an inspiring designer. Marisa Minicucci has had several lives in the world of fashion. She was first a determined and gifted student who, barely out of Lasalle College in 1981, got a job as … Continue reading Marisa Minicucci… the art of renewal
KITCHEN Swedes are skilled designers and know more than a little about outdoor living. Not surprising that Swedish company Röshults offers an outdoor kitchen including sink, barbecue, and counter made with rust-proof stainless steel from the auto-industry. • Jardin de Ville, jardindeville.com SOUND Your TV is somewhat lacking in sonority? Call on the Canton … Continue reading Our favourites partners offer up the latest, their exclusives, and their favorites of the season
NOVEL The TDI (turbocharged direct injection) engine is now available across almost the entire lineup of Audi cars. Energy-efficient, silent, powerful, and reliable, this clean diesel engine is like nothing seen before. The evidence: six wins in the last seven editions of the 24 Heures du Mans! • Audi Lauzon 2400 boul. Chomedey, Laval, (450) … Continue reading Our favourites partners offer up the latest, their exclusives, and their favorites of the season.
GLAMOUR Ladies, do you love glamour, appreciate a vintage touch, possessed of an audacious disposition? Christian Dior offers authenticity, charm, and elegance with these Audacieuse 2 glasses. With or without sun, the light will shine on you! • Doyle optometrists and opticians, doyle.ca MOON The new Star Twin Moonphase watch from Montblanc … Continue reading Our favourites partners offer up the latest, their exclusives, and their favorites of the season.
Design Louis George opened in 1987, when the founder’s daughter, Lianne Carioto, was 14 years old. By the following year, she was already working part-time. Her mandate: work all aspects of the operation: that’s how one learns. “You can’t grow a business if you haven’t been ‘hands-on’,” says Carioto. Her formal training included Interior Design … Continue reading LIANNE CARIOTO, A family tradition
In the heart of Vieux Quebec, Auberge Saint-Antoine and restaurants, Initiale and Panache are essential for a stay highlighted by delicious moments. Auberge Saint-Antoine, member of the prestigious Relais & Châteaux group, facing the majestic river near the ramparts, museums and the bustling streets of Le Petit Champlain, sets itself apart in combining historic character … Continue reading A prestige trio to discover in Quebec City
Pumps, Insolito Terra, 249 $, OGILVY MONSIEUR, scarf, Alexander McQueen, 295 $, HOLT RENFREW, sunglasses, Ray-Ban, 145 $, HOLT RENFREW Shoes, Manolo Blahnik, 955 $, HOLT RENFREW Bracelet, Alexander McQueen, 260 $, HOLT RENFREW, bracelet, Tokyo Jane, 38 $, OGILVY, bitted bracelets, Tiffany & Cie, 165 $ and 220 $, HOLT RENFREW, Pumps, Salvatore Ferragamo, 598 $, OGILVY Clutch, Saint Laurent, 1045 $, … Continue reading Season colors
Top, CHANEL; earrings, BLEU COMME LE CIEL. Jacket, BCBG MAXAZRIA; Townsen top, TNT; shorts, MARIE SAINT PIERRE; shoes, CHANEL; handbag, MICHAEL KORS. Dress, BCBG MAxaZRIA; bustier, MARIE SAINT PIERRE; bracelets, LINKS OF LONDON Bustier, MARIE SAINT PIERRE; pants, DENIS GAGNON; belt, CALVIN KLEIN; bracelet and earrings, BLEU COMME LE CIEL. Dress, ESCADA; jacket, MARIE SAINT … Continue reading Express Yourself