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TOM FORD F*CKING FABULOUS $804 USD per 250ml TOMFORD.COM Tom Ford’s new fragrance is explicit, excusive and needless to say, f*cking fabulous! There is only one way to discover the unique scent and HAROLD’s ahead of the game. The new men’s fragrance grips the senses with an intoxicating smell, leaving you wanting nothing else.
BLIND BARBER 40 Proof Sea Salt Spray $18 USD per 180mL BLINDBARBER.COM Blind Barber is introducing the new 40 Proof Sea Salt Spray, the perfect product to give your hair extra volume and texture. Combined with tonka bean-scented, the protein-rich formula is infused with sea salt, giving your hair the perfect “fresh off the beach” waves.
MUSGO Classic Shaving Cream $27.95 CAD FENDRIHAN.CA A great addition to any Fall/Winter morning routine, this shaving cream promises a luxurious experience. Lanolin in the cream helps to soften the hair, protect skin, and create long-lasting moisture.
ERNEST SUPPLIES Charcoal Bristle Bamboo Brush $8 USD ERNESTSUPPLIES.COM Ernest Supplies have created not only an aesthetically pleasing toothbrush but a biodegradable one as well! The Charcoal Bristle Bamboo Toothbrush is made from a renewable bamboo handle and the charcoal-infused bristles help lessen bacteria between brushes, for a longer lasting toothbrush.
DR. SEBAGH Supreme Day Cream $183 USD per 50mL DRISEBAGH.COM Supreme Day Cream by Dr Sebagh is triple protecting and contains a powerful blend of antioxidants that both help protect and defend the skin against radical damage. The Supreme Day Cream will leave your skin glowing after each use.
BEARDBRAND Spiced Citrus Beard Oil $25 USD BEARDBRAND.COM This beard oil is lightweight and designed to keep your beard healthy and shiny all throughout Fall. The spicy citrus scent awakens and invigorates your skin and creates a subtle yet tempting aroma.
TASK ESSENTIALS O2 Wellness Water $79 USD TASKESSENTIALS.COM Meet the perfume to beat all others. Task Essentials O2 Wellness Water is fresh, leaving your skin revitalized and delicately perfumed. The fragrance contains notes of lemon, mint and apple flirting with genievre, white tea, lavender and a light musky note.
TASK ESSENTIALS Eye Rescue Serum $54 USD TASKESSENTIALS.COM The quick acting eye serum contains green tea extracts that decongest to help reduce puffiness and dark circles. Oxygen molecules added to the serum help boost collagen production, minimizing wrinkles and increasing elasticity around your eyes.
ODIN NEW YORK Sunda Formula One Eau De Parfum $1487 USD MRPORTER.COM The ‘Sunda’ by Odin New York is a rich blend of warm fragrances, with notes of Himalayan Cedar Leaves, Juniper betters, Pepper and a Tonka Bean base. The scent is robust and the perfect fragrance for this Fall.
GUCCI Camel Striped Wool and Silk-blend Crepe Suit Jacket $3,070 USD GUCCI.COM The unique and retro fashion style of the 70â€™s is back and Gucci is ahead of the game! The new Camel striped wool and silk crepe suit jacket features wide peak lapels, a full satin-jacquard lining and the unmistakable iconic green and red webbing on the front of the jacket.
SANTONI Desert Shoes $710 USD FARFETCH.COM Santoni’s brown suede and leather desert boots are HAROLD’s choice for this fall season! The boots feature lace fastening, high ankle, low heel and rubber sole. The perfect addition to your closet this fall.
GUCCI Dive 40Mm Stainless Steel And Rubber Watch $970 USD GUCCI.COM Gucci’s new sporty ‘Dive’ watch is the perfect accessory for any lifestyle. The watch is exceptionally durable and water-resistant, up to 20 bar, easy-to-read face with a unidirectional rotating bezel and reliable Swiss-made quartz movement. The dark green rubber strap is perfect for your active lifestyle and the perfect color pairing for your fall outfit!
ACQUA DI PARMA ‘Colonia Club’ Eau de Toilette $143.90 USD Per 1.7 oz. ACQUADIPARMA.COM Colonia Club’s bold scent is the perfect blend for a modern man. Inspired by the exclusive sports clubs around the world, this cologne is the perfect thing to wear this Fall/Winter season.
BOIS Bois 1920 Sensual Tuberose $250 USD BARNEYS.COM Part of the limited edition Bois 1920 art collection, this scent has notes of peach, tuberose and coriander giving it a slightly sweet and spicy fragrance to warm you up on brisk Fall days.
RAF SIMONS Oversized Suit Jacket $1,830 USD RAFSIMONS.COM Make a statement with purple wool suit jacket from designer Raf Simons. The oversized fit is perfect for layering with sweaters and gives any outfit a relaxed appearance.
SHANNON KOSZYK Petit Audaces Coin Ring $368 USD SHANNONKOSZYK.COM Handmade bronze and sterling silver coin ring that will look good with everything that you own, no matter the season.
GARRETT LEIGHT HAMPTON Brooks Sun Sunglasses $340 USD GARRETTLEIGHT.COM Protect your eyes from the bright Fall/Winter sun with these stylish sunglasses. Itâ€™s an update on the classic design with a tortoise frame and tinted lenses.
LOEWE Trenchcoat $3,200 EUR LOEWE.COM Nothing says Fall like a trench coat and this design by Loewe updates the classic style. The coat is made with beige cotton and linen for a lightweight feel while the calfskin leather inserts add interest to the simple shape. Pair with jeans and a sweater for a casual daytime look.
PAUL SMITH Menâ€™s Tan Deerskin Silk-Cashmere Lined Gloves $150.00 GBP PAULSMITH.COM Keep your hands protected from the cold air with these tan deerskin gloves. The Merino wool, soft cashmere and silk-blend lining will leave your fingers feeling warm and cozy.
PRADA Hook and Loop Brogues $1,111 USD PRADA.COM Haroldâ€™s in love with these borgues shoes by Prada! Made of black leather and coated with a touch of blue, these Prada borgues will add a pop of fall color to your choice outfit this season.
PAUL SMITH Monkey Socks $39 CAD SIMONS.CA Add some fun to your day with these monkey-print socks from Paul Smith. These socks are made from a fine, light material to keep your feet cozy in boots or brogues.
EMPORIO ARMANI Logo Embossed Crossbody Bag $412 USD FARFETCH.COM Green calf leather handbag that can easily take you from work to play. Featuring a crossbody strap and embossed Emporio Armani logo.
MAISON MARGIELA Classic Billfold Wallet $415 USD FARFETCH.COM Everyone needs a good wallet and this one from Maison Margiela will become your new favourite accessory. The wallet features the designerâ€™s signature white stitching, multiple card slots, internal logo stamp and two receipt slots.
ANTONIO MARRAS Pouch $289 USD ANTONIOMARRAS.COM Made in Italy, this handbag features a suede effect, two-tone pattern with buckle. It’s large enough to fit the essentials but not too big that it can’t be used with other bags.
PAUL SMITH Menâ€™s Tailored Black Watch Check Wool Blazer $675.00 GBP PAULSMITH.COM Crafted in Italy, this premium wool blazer features a two-button front closure and a navy, green, and yellow check pattern throughout. Its tailored fit makes it a cold weather staple that looks great with anything.
BALMAIN Double Breasted Shearling Coat $6,020 USD BALMAIN.COM Balmainâ€™s double-breasted coat is perfectly detailed with polished gold buttons encrusted with the brandâ€™s signature crest. The coat is an example of fine Italian tailoring, made of tactile shearling, double-breasted fastening and notch lapels.
MARNI Two-tone Derby Shoes $1,260 USD MARNI.COM Green is in this fall and Marniâ€™s green and black two-toned leather derby shoes are a perfect pair to your outfit this season! The derby shoes feature a round toe design, lace fastening, gorgeous pebbled leather details and a chunky low heel.
GUCCI Silk Cashmere Scarf with Dragon $1,465 USD GUCCI.COM This soft silk and cashmere scarf in midnight blue will add a bold print to any Fall outfit. Featuring a dragon print known in the world as a symbol of good luck and strength, this scarf pairs well with simple basics like a tailored coat, button-up shirt and jeans.
LARDINI Blazer $500 USD LARDINI.COM This single-breasted wool blazer from Lardini is the perfect addition to your seasonal wardrobe. Itâ€™s simple style and neutral tone pairs perfectly with any outfit. Featuring multiple pockets, this blazer will be the perfect throw-on piece for running around the city or weekend brunch.
PAUL SMITH Printed Wool and Silk Blend Pocket Square $75 USD PAULSMITH.COM Add a dose of color to your suits with this Italian-made pocket square. Featuring a floral pattern, this lightweight wool and silk looks sharp tucked into the pocket of any solid blazer or coat.
BOSS BOTTLES TONIC Eau De Toilette $86 USD Per 50 mL HUGOBOSS.COM This scent is the perfect blend for Fall. It has hints of grapefruit, bitter orange, and apple with ginger, cinnamon, cloves and vetiver for a spicy woodsy scent with a hint of sweetness.
PHOTOS COURTESY OF MRS. POUND
MRS. POUND POUND LANE, HONG KONG MRSPOUND.COM To enter the speakeasy, guests must press the stamp in a glass case which will activate a mechanical door which guests can enter onto the main dining space. The eclectic design of the space is characterized by vintage photos, memorabilia and vibrant greens and red-pinks. The speakeasy is comprised of a basement and ground floor dining area which reflects each of the lovers. Mrs. Poundâ€™s basement den is filled with bright pops of color and glamorous banquettes while the upstairs takes on a more masculine tone for Mr. Ming. NC Design & Architecture used design elements from both the East and the West as well as cinematic influences from Hong Kong filmmaker Wong Kar Wai to create the unique space.
PHOTOS COURTESY OF BULGARI HOTEL
BULGARI HOTEL BEIJING, CHINA BULGARIHOTELS.COM Located in the heart of Beijing, the Bulgari Hotel shows what happens when fashion and hospitality collide. The result is a very modern, artistic and sculptured hotel that has become a modern oasis for travellers and locals. The studio behind the Bulgari Hotel, Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel, wanted to use onyx, granite and bronze tones. This fusion of cool and warm tones is what creates the unique feel and look of the hotel.
They also incorporated both Italian and Chinese Millennial design with the wooden slats in the suites as well as custom-designed Murano glass chandeliers and chairs. The hotel is also completely surrounded by a sculpture garden, bringing a feeling of peace and serenity to its city location. Indulge in the 1500 square-metre Bvlgari Spa, pool, park, or enjoy a cocktail on the outdoor terrace. Guests will be tantalized by the culinary talents of Michelin-starred chef Niko Romito with his modern take on Italian food.
VECTRIX VX-1 MAXI SCOOTER
Industrial designer has redesigned the classic Vetrix VX-1 maxi scooter for the future. The sleek and ultra-modern design of the scooter features a 65Nm of torque, top speed of 75mph and a max range of 173 miles and is a fully electric vehicle that uses lithium batteries. The original wheels were replaced with larger ones and the Vetrix gauges were re-arranged for a more aerodynamic ride.
GUSTAV LOUNGE Chair & Ottoman $1,850 CAD ROVECONCEPTS.COM This chair and ottoman set is the perfect piece to add a modern touch to your home or office. The chair is made from soft leather and is padded with down feather for extra cushioning. The curved structure of the chair hugs the back and provides a comfortable lounge.
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VUE HOTEL HOUHAI
VUE HOTEL HOUHAI MINISTRY OF DESIGN DESIGNHOTELS.COM This bold hotel design is from the internationally-acclaimed Singapore-based studio Ministry of Design. The 80-room hotel is set of the relaxed and picturesque location of Houhai Lake and the property plays into the architectural style and design aesthetic. The suites and rooms offer views of the park or lake and are scattered throughout the different buildings that make up Vue Hotel. The design of the buildings provides a modern take on classic Chinese buildings and architecture with ornamentation, gargoyles, latticed wood frames, and brick walls.
Guests enter the building through a series of carefully sculptured gardens. The hotel also has a bakery café, warehouse restaurant, rooftop bar and a bold design which reflect the area’s cultural history with a hint of whimsy and creativity with interesting statues, textures and color palette. When you visit, you will be greeted with the host’s welcome story which fits perfectly with this unique hotel.
BENTLEY CONTINENTAL GT
The all-new Bentley Continental GT is faster and sleeker than its predecessor. The new model pulls inspiration from some of Bentleyâ€™s other models like the Bentayga and EXP 10 with the headlights and large mesh grill. This new model uses a 48-volt electrical system and has different drive modes depending on where you are travelling and how fast you want to go. The Continental GT is very fast with an aluminum body that is built for speed and comfort. The interior of the vehicle is modern and sleek with an all-new 12.3 inch touch screen, wood panel veneer and a diamond quilting pattern. Whether you are looking to take a casual Sunday drive or heading into the city for a night of fun, the Bentley Continental GT fits perfectly in any lifestyle.
PEOPLE PEOPLE Transparent Speaker $849 USD PEOPLEPRODUCTS.COM Play your music loud on this modern transparent speaker. It has a built-in amplifier for rich sound and a “toaster slot” that perfectly fits Apple Airport Express.
MICHAEL JACKSON Scream LP $37.79 CAD AMAZON.CA Relive the best of Michael Jackson with this collection of 13 of his all-time biggest dance hits like including Ghosts, Torture, Thriller, and Dirty Diana. Also includes a bonus track mashup. Available October 27th 2017.
ARTS AND DISTRICT LOFT
PHOTOS COURTESY OF MARMOL RADZINER ARCHITECTS
ARTS DISTRICT LOFT LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA MARMOL RADZINER ARCHITECTS MARMOL-RADZINER.COM This refurbishment of a 2,000 square foot Los Angles loft is the perfect mix of industrial and modern. The lofts are located in the Toy Factory lofts which is a 1924 warehouse located in the Arts District of Downtown Los Angeles. The new space includes one large master suite, a kitchen, bathroom, powder room and an open-concept living room and dining room. The loft is a great space for entertaining with distinct areas that cater to different needs like the floor-to-ceiling south-and-east-facing windows that help illuminate the main living area which has great views of the street.
The master suite is separate from the main living area with a custom bookcase that rotates 90 degrees. When open, the bookcase lets in lots of natural light into the master bedroom while the ledge doubles as seating for the suiteâ€™s sitting area. The industrial interior is highlighted by the concrete floor and exposed piping and the added textures of wood and metal add some warmth and visual interest to the otherwise neutral color palette.
PHOTOS COURTESY OF ATELIÊ WÄLS
ATELIÊ WÄLS BRAZILIAN BREWERY WALS.COM.BR Brazil-based design firm, Gustavo Penna Arquiteto & Associados have designed the brewery to beat all breweries. Located in Olhos d’Agua, Brazil, the large brewery exudes a very minimalist sensibility and contemporary flair, along with the beer factory the building contains a restaurant, shop, office, wine cellar as well as outdoor area with food trucks. The Brazil based brewery pays homage to English-style Pale Ale by designing the interior bar of the building and resting above guests is a large canopy that creates the allusion that it is made from 135,000 cork stoppers.
Wooden tables are placed among hundreds of wooden barrels for guests to enjoy their tastings. The large, and contemporary building is surrounded by nature, a modern force juxtaposed against the greenery that encircles it. The most unique piece of the breweryâ€™s design is the large sculptural wooden roof that welcomes guests into the entrance. It is a brewery designed like no other and a must visit for great local beer and wine tasting.
VAGABUND BMW R100R
There are no limits to what Vagabund Moto can do. The Austrian company is inspired by vintage motorcycles and uses their creative expertise to build unique pieces that not only look good but also ride like a dream. Their newest machine, the BMW R100R is a mix between a racer and a powerful machine. The majority of the motorcycle is black with chrome accents for an added edge.
GORDON& MACPHAIL Private Collection Glenlivet 1943 $35,000 USD GORDONANDMACPHAIL.COM This whiskey is very exclusive. It was distilled at the Glenlivet Distillery during the height of the Second World War and matured for over 70 years. It was finally bottled in 2013 by Stephen Rankin, John Urquhart’s great-grandson. It’s one of the rarest Scottish whiskies ever bottled.
THE WATERHOUSE AT SOUTH BUND
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NERI & HU DESIGN RESEARCH OFFICE SHANGHAI WATERHOUSESHANGHAI.COM Located in the very cool South Bund District of Shanghai, the Waterhouse is a four-story, 19-room boutique hotel. The building was originally the headquarters for the Japanese Army in the 1930s and has been redesigned for a modern visitor by Neri & Hu which incorporates the original concrete building with new additions made of Cor-Ten Steel. The building’s façade fits well with the industrial heritage of the neighborhood.
The hotelâ€™s interior was designed to blur the private and public realms as well as the interior and exterior spaces for a new spatial hospitality experience. Each room is modern and uses natural materials and an open-plan to create a welcoming space. Guests can take in the stunning views of the water from the private rooms or head to the rooftop for a cocktail or two.
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PHOTOS COURTESY OF HOSHINOYA
HOSHINOYA TOKYO, JAPAN HOSHINOYATOKYO.COM Hoshinoya sits in the heart of Tokyo but still manages to present the welcoming and private atmosphere of a hotel in the japanese countryside. Located in the Chiyoda district, the hotel brings together the traditional feeling of Japanese architecture with a modern, minimalistic and sleek finish. The hotelâ€™s Star Square is a modern garden that sits between the hotel and the nearby skyscrapers, the perfect place for looking at the stars or to relax without the constant business of the city.
Holding traditional tea ceremonies, a modern tea lounge on every floor and the spa inspired by ancient Japan are some of the hotelâ€™s many features. The hotel also serves decadent and traditional meals, leaving the guest completely satisfied with their stay from every angle. The quiet and cool atmosphere makes it the perfect place to spend your night without ever leaving the city.
PHOTOS COURTESY OF WIRED HOTEL
WIRED HOTEL ASAKUSA, TAITO-KU, TOKYO, JAPAN WIREDHOTEL.COM Designer Hostels and Hotels have become all the rage when it comes to luxury, alternative accommodations. The latest of the growing “local” and “individualist” accommodations niche is Wired Hotel Asakusa, recently opened in April as part of the Café Company Empire, Wired Café. The Hotel’s design is the work of Portland-based creative agency OMFGCO, known for the Ace Hotel chain, and the Café Company’s resident designers, who have incorporated the works and style of local Artists from both Portland and Asakusa. Each room is uniquely designed and different, the penthouse for example gives the appearance of a luxury flat while other rooms, such as the lower priced dormitories, still with the most luxurious Swedish Duziana mattresses that will make you want to stay in bed all day.
Wired Hotel is ahead of the curve, with various room options available for clients, a local cafĂŠ and bar Zakbaran with events from community ambassadors living in Asakusa or elsewhere in Tokyo. Each room is afforded with a beautiful view of the city below, from the Olympic Stadium to the old Hanayashiki amusement park. Every room is different and unique to the hotel and the character that it breathes into the city.
PHOTOS COURTESY OF KENYA CHIBA
YAGICHO HONTEN NIHONHASHI, TOKYO, JAPAN YAGICHO-HONTEN.TOKYO The historic dried fruit store in Yagicho Honten in Nihonhashi, Tokyo has been renovated to create a strong sense of brand identity while maintaining the existing bold red contrast of the existing building. The interior of the store follows in the same bold red pattern, with red wooden boxes used to display the products. The store has a 280-year old history with Japanese traditional dried foods, including the three basic ingredients for soup stock that is at the foundation of Japanese cuisine - dried bonito, kelp and Japanese mushrooms.
Schemata Architects along with Jo Nagasaka Design Team have incorporated an â€˜island styleâ€™ to incinerate the non-hierarchical communication between hosts and guests, the counter top that sits at the center of the store doubles as a cash counter and communal kitchen for cooking demonstrations. The new design re-interprets the traditional marketplace typology of Japanese culture.
PHOTOS COURTESY OF FRATELLI PARADISO
FRATELLI PARADISO SHIBUYA, KU, TOKYO FRATELLIPARADISO.IM-TRANSIT.CO.JP Traditional Italian cuisine in a beautiful modern casing, Fratelli Paradiso is located in Shibuya and boasts authenticity above all else. Originally a Sydney staple, the two brothers of Fratelli Paradiso decided to bring their famed restaurant to Tokyo. The restaurant features an exclusive bar area, an open kitchen and an impressive wine list. With dedicated pasta makers in house, not only does Fratelli have a welcoming and open atmosphere, but pairs it with passionately home-made food. The restaurant has a square design mixed with subtle notes of Italian architecture. Fratelli brings dishes like Pasta Scampi, Tagliata di Manzo and Tiramisu to the heart of Tokyo, bringing the warmth of the dishes with its atmosphere along with it.
PHOTOS COURTESY OF AQUA SPORTS AND SPA
AQUA SPORTS AND SPA
AQUA SPORTS & SPAS COE ARCHITECTURE INTERNATIONAL AQUASPORTSSPA.COM Aqua Sports & Spa is a 6,000 sq. meter fitness facility in Tokyo. Its minimalist design is a striking contrast to the surrounding buildings and is an exploration of both Western and Japanese design concepts. The facility’s welcoming presence, serene look and refined structure provides a respite from the chaos of the city that is resides in. The building’s spaces can be used for both social and private. This facility caters to the modern-day fitness lifestyle with personal sports training, Japanese bathing and chatting with other members. Each space is separated by activity type for both sports and social areas with the pool and gym running parallel to the highway and the café and lounge which shows great views of the tree-tops. The pool is level with the highway and large floorto-ceiling windows allow swimmers and pedestrians to see out, giving it an open and welcoming feel.
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