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What Is... THE WTF SOCIETY?
A creative take on capturing the fabulous within a curated array of products, places, and elite individuals that are not only intriguing, but pulsing with energy and captivating the attention of the world today. From local to global, WTF intends to conceptualize the art of discovery, each one hosting a personal identity, and connecting each unique find with you.
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LEMON DROP TRAINER (MENâ€™S) $129.00 USD NOBULLPROJECT.COM These lightweight, breathable and flexible NOBULL trainers will feel like they were made for you. This shoe is meant to withstand the elements and allows for easy transition between inside and outside with the right blend of support and traction. The bright yellow design and reflective NOBULL logo are a colourful touch to the trainer.
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SUZY PLATT SUZYPLATT.COM
A talented artist from New Zealand, Suzy Platt has been painting for over 20 years and has had her paintings featured in collections all over the world. Her work mainly includes portraits of haunting wide eyed young girls caught in their inner domestic world which has intrigued and captured the attention of many. Suzy Plattâ€™s love to bring out expression and personality through the manipulation and discovery of color makes her paintings truly unique.
RING DING BAR
DUANEPARKPATISSERIE.COM Located in New York City, the Ring Ding Bar is a creative take on the classic Chocolate with Vanilla Cream Filling pastry. Chef, Entrepreneur and Chopped Champion Madeline Lanciani has hit a home run with these handcrafted pastries, â€œeach ring ding is different, with various unique flavour pairings and all-natural ingredients.â€? Ring Ding Bars are a quick favourite and the perfect dessert to try this summer, and well worth a visit to one of the greatest cities in the world - New York.
CRYSTAL EMBELLISHED SHEARLING AND FEATHER SLIDES $990 CAD MIUMIU.COM Stay fabulous with these Miu Miu Crystal Embellished Shearling and Feather Slides. The Goose and Ostrich feather slides in bright orange and vibrant red are a must have to glam up any look.
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WANDERLUST IN SINGAPORE WANDERLUSTHOTEL.COM
Wanderlust Hotel in Singapore’s Little India is the top spot for adventurous travelers. The hotel is a combination of whimsy and cutting-edge contemporary design. “Loh Lik Peng, Wanderlust Hotel owner has created a giant playground for grownups with Wanderlust, every floor is unique and is designed by a different designer.” The minimalist, industrial vibe lobby is designed by Asylum, and upstairs the 29 guestrooms are divided into vivid colours on all corners of the floor (by Phunk Studio), arty black-and-white décor (by DP Architects) and one-of-a-kind duplex apartments where a giant typewriter doubles as a sofa (by fFurious).
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APOLLO 70 AIRSTREAM BAR APOLLO70.CO.UK
The Apollo 70 Airstream Bar is almost too cool to be true. This transportable, 1970â€™s style airstream is equipped with both hot and cold catering facilities and storage for a vast variety of beverages. The Airstream Bar has been designed and created with the highest level of workmanship, featuring high quality technology like a high-end surround sound system with satellite TV and fiber optic ceiling and lighting. This innovative Airstream is available for hire worldwide and will add something extra to your party.
HER MAJESTY’S PLEASURE™ HERMAJESTYSPLEASURE.CA
This global award-winning salon and spa features an exclusive cocktail bar. Located in King West Village in Toronto, Her Majesty’s Pleasure™ offers customers with a unique sensory beauty and spa experience. Her Majesty’s Pleasure™ is owned and operated by husband and wife team Jeff Armstrong and Sara Kardan, who wished to combine the social aspect of beauty experience, such as meeting with friends and enjoying cocktails with the relaxation and celebratory elements of the beauty and spa experience.
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Her Majesty’s Pleasure™ has been voted as Best Salon Design by Canadian Hair Dresser Magazine, Best Spa Design Concept Globally by Hospitality Design Magazine, Best New Beauty Bar by Toronto Life, as well as making it to the Top 10 Global Interior Design by Azure Magazine. Stop by King West Village and enjoy a relaxing visit on your own, or celebrate with your girlfriends at this salon and spa heaven. Don’t forget to indulge in their unique array of wines, champagnes, cocktails and espresso mixes as you’re getting pampered. Before stepping out, stop by the small boutique and browse over their curated collection of skincare, fashion, as well as health and wellness brands from around the world.
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VINTAGE GOLD TONE WITH AMBER, FAUX TURQUOISE LONG EARRINGS CIRCA 1980’S $4,450 USD STAZIALOREN.COM These earrings are vintage YSL from the 1980s and are from vintage jewelry fan and designer, Stazia Loren. The turquoise and gold tones give it a fun yet elegant Summer vibe. These earrings are only available for runway appearances but she’s got lots of other vintage pieces on her site that are available for purchase.
DOLCE & GABBANA PINK LEATHER IPHONE 7 CASE $1,029 CAD NET-A-PORTER.COM
Artfully embellished with sparkling crystals, gold charms, and polished metal beads to resemble flowers, Dolce & Gabbanaâ€™s Iphone 7 Case is made from pink textured-leather - an ideal gift for someone in your life or even just yourself!
O&M ORIGINAL DETOX SHAMPOO $30.95 USD ORIGINALMINERAL.COM Australian River Mint deeply cleanses while Peppermint Oil leaves a cooling effect without stripping any essential oils. The O&M Original Detox Shampoo will make sure to remove any excess deposits and make sure you never look dull on top.
MATTE POMADE $22 USD RUDYSBARBERSHOP.COM Perfect for everyday use, Rudy’s Matte Pomade gives all day hold that doesn’t feel sticky or leave behind residue. The paraben free formula with Carnauba wax and Beeswax helps for easy application while smoothing the hair and sealing in moisture.
THE 13 HOTEL BY STEPHEN HUNG 13HOTEL.COM
The 13 Hotel is the perfect spot for those seeking the highest form of luxury travel. The Baroque-inspired palace is equipped with 200 spectacular villas, a 24-hour butler service, a one-of-akind, invitation-only L’Atelier boutique, a six to eight seats Roman Bath, and Rolls-Royce Phantom chauffeurs. The exclusive gold doors to this magnificent hotel will be opening Summer 2017, and ‘the refined and the remarkable’ that will test the hotel won’t regret their stay.
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Located in Macau, China, guests will sleep under Baroque-style headboards of the velvet-canopied beds and bathe under art-covered ceilings lit by the breath-taking stained glass faĂ§ade that hides the rain shower. The invitation-only Lâ€™Atelier will give guests the chance to buy bespoke and limited-edition products from exclusive luxury brands. The 13 Hotel is the most luxurious and expensive Hotel, with villas measuring up to 30,000 square feet. Your getaway at the 13 will truly be refined and remarkable.
FIRESTARTER VODKA $26.17 USD MASTEROFMALT.COM
Itâ€™s getting hot in here! This awesome new Firestarter Vodka is a five time platinum filtered Vodka crafted with supreme winter wheat from Moldova. The Firestarter Vodka has an extremely pure and smooth palate, and the exciting packaging design is enough for everyone to pick it off a shelf. The unique name is coined due to the creative fire extinguisher like design of the bottle, where the pouring spout has made it a huge hit at parties and bars.
SMEG X DOLCE & GABBANA FRIDGE DOLCEGABBANA.COM
Never choose between buying art or kitchen appliances again! Made in Italy companies Dolce & Gabbana and SMEG have teamed up for a special edition design of the FAB28 refrigerator. The 100 exclusive hand painted refrigerators reflect interpretations of Sicilian folklore â€“ lemons, cart wheels, medieval knights, battle scenes, and floral motifs distinctly tying together Sicily and the important aesthetic aspects of Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana.
EDO BRUGUÉ Born in Barcelona, educated in USA, and currently living in London – Edo Brugué studied Fine Arts and Philosophy in college. He started his professional career at a young age when he worked as a research photographer for stylist Patricia Fields’ film projects. He also assisted established New York professionals in different fields such as photography, set design, and production. He had a short but incredibly successful career as a hair and make-up artist in New York where he was represented by L’Atelier. He became Elisabeth Arden’s artist as well as Jive Records’ image consultant while also working for magazines like Vogue, Marie Claire, and Glamour. Currently focused on personal film, fashion, and portrait photography projects - he tries to capture the real person and soul beneath the clothes and faces in all his work.
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MARCO DE VINCENZO PLAITED VELVET SANDALS $912 USD MATCHESFASHION.COM
Strap up with these Marco de Vincenzo Plaited Velvet Sandals in raspberry. With avantgarde detailing, these high stiletto heels are finished with chunk plaited front straps making them perfect for day or night..
LOUIS VUITTON X JEFF KOONS DA VINCI PALM SPRINGS BACKPACK $ 3,200 USD LOUISVUITTON.COM
The trendy and bold shape of the Palmsprings backpack is the perfect addition to the Louis Vuitton X Jeff Koons Masters Collection. Featuring reproduced artworks on different pieces with the original artist’s name across the front, the pieces also come with a few extra touches like the classic LV monogram using Jeff Koons’ initials.
COURT CLASSIC "LOVE" HIGH TOP $929 USD YSL.COM Featuring flashes of glitter and a metallic ‘Love’ slogan inspired by the hand-drawn cards the house’s founder would send to his clients, these Saint Laurent white leather Court Classic trainers are taking a spin on the classic. With a high top silhouette and a cream textured-rubber sole, say hello to your new favorite trainers.
EMBROIDERED STUDDED DENIM BLAZER $5945 USD FARFETCH.COM Amp up your look with the Gucci Embroidered Studded Denim Blazer that features needlepoint stitched bluebird embroidery details, brass round stud embellishments, exaggerated wide lapels, and front flap pockets on a bleach wash finish silk-cotton blend fabric.