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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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ESSENTIAL 1800ÂŽ ARTISTS SERIES SHANTELL MARTIN LIMITED EDITION BOTTLE 750ML $34 USD RESERVEBAR.COM
This year, 1800 has partnered with British visual artist Shantell Martin on their Limited Edition Essential Artists Series. The tequila brand is releasing six original bottle designs that feature Martinâ€™s signature black-and-white drawings that have been on sneakers, walls, and clothing. Shantell is the ninth to jointhe ranks of iconic artists whose work was selected for the Essential 1800 Artist Series - the bottle has been previously decorated with the works of Keith Haring, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Enoc Perez and more.
Born and raised in Ibiza, Christian and Alan Anadon, better known as Mambo Brothers, are the unique hybrid of authentic Ibiza spirit and talented DJs, and producers. Growing up, they were exposed to listening to the best DJs playing at the iconic Cafe Mambo founded by their father Javier Anadon. Mambo Brothers have a residency globally as well as in major European festivals.
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KENZO DOLCE & GABBANA ORANGE POOL SLIDERS MAJOLICA PRINT BOMBER JACKET $145 USD $2,292 CAD PALMANGELS.COM FARFETCH.COM
Influenced by Sicilian folklore, Dolce & Gabbana is introducing this seasonâ€™s whimsical graphics and signature prints to for their AW18 menswear collection. Made in Italy, this polychrome jacket features a collarless design, a front zip fastening, long sleeves, side zipped pockets and a ribbed hem and cuffs.
ORANGE SLIDERS $194 CAD PALMANGELS.COM
A practical combination of Italian and American, these slides are perfect for the city streets or lazing beside the pool. Ideal for a man who doesnâ€™t take his casual wear too seriously; no matter what you end up doing, these orange pool sliders by Palm Angels are sure to brighten up your summer days.
MEADOW FOLLY ONE-PIECE SWIMSUIT $355 CAD NEIMANMARCUS.COM
Embellished with exquisite flowers and bordered with a contrasting tile pattern, this Meadow Folly Swimsuit from Tory Burchâ€™s AW18 collection is effortlessly chic and flirty. The swimsuit is designed in a balconette style, allowing to sculpt and smooth a sleek figure while channeling vintage getaway glam.
IRIDIA SUNGLASSES $625 CAD FARFETCH.COM
Fendi’s bestseller Iridia sunglasses are a chic take on the classic cat-eye shape, they’re topped with blue acetate and orange tips to make your cheekbones on fleek. The geometric frames and tinted lenses emphasize the impeccable sense of the ‘right now’.
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The Godfather of Pop Surrealism movement, American painter Mark Ryden blurs the conventional boundaries between high and low art. Ryden draws his inspiration from anything mysterious and kitschy - old toys, anatomical models, stuffed animals, skeletons, and religious ephemera he finds at the flea markets. Known for illustration of meat, blood and wide-eyed young girls, Ryden combines wonder, nostalgia, beauty and classic icons. He uses a traditional oil painting technique that integrates layers of delicate coating. His subjects are loaded with cultural connotation, whether they embody purity or disturbance, equally confronting and exciting his viewers. PHOTO COURTESY OF MARK RYDEN
GOOD NIGHT WRINKLE CREAM RELEASING IN JULY 2018 FORHIMS.COM
This Good Night Wrinkle Cream by American wellness brand Hims is made from retinol, a Vitamin A derivative that helps to fight against aging skin. Available upon prescription, it keeps your skin hydrated and smoothes out the fine lines leading to wrinkles.
STRIPED ROBE $307 CAD FARFETCH.COM
Come home to Paul Smithâ€™s eclectic, multicolor stripe robe. Featuring a loose style, front pockets, and a tie waist. This lightweight robe is perfect to kick back and relax in after a long productive day.
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PHOTOGRAPHY DAN LIM STYLING DONOVAN WHYTE GROOMING CHANTAL HUBENS MODEL TRISTAN LIM - ELMER OLSEN MODELS
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Dan Lim is a Toronto based photographer that describes himself as an â€œImage Alchemistâ€?. Lim was 12 when he took his first photo and has been hooked ever since. His photography style is characterized as both sophisticated and inviting, appealing to a diverse clientele in the Fashion, Beauty, Editorial and Advertising industry.
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CRYSTAL SLIDES IN CRYSTAL/BLACK + LIME $1,390 USD TOMFORD.COM
These slides are sure to make a statement. From the encrusted TF logo crafted with over 3,000 crystal stones, to the striking green leopard print, these slides make the perfect companion for nights out and sleepovers.
MT2 PRECISION TURNTABLE AVAILABLE ONLY THROUGH A DEALER MCINTOSHLABS.COM
The latest in turntable technology, McIntosh brings you both superb performance and accurate playback. The MT2 is a great way to upgrade your home audio system with its modern mechanical design and cutting-edge mechanical system, ensuring many years of smooth, trouble-free operation.
A family-run Italian deli that has made its way from the streets of London to a well-known Pasta Restaurant. From selling authentic Italian produce to handmade and fresh pasta dishes, Lina Stores completes the ultimate Italian experience. The mint green decor gives an aesthetic pleasure and soothing vibe, perfect for breakfast and lunch dates.
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SUMMER WATER ROSÉ
$18 USD PER BOTTLE / $350 USD FOR MEMBERSHIP SUMMERWATER.WINC.COM
Stay hydrated this summer with a membership to Summer Water’s Societé. Each membership includes two shipments of three printed bottles and one shipment of 24 droplets of Summer Water Rosé. Guaranteeing that every beach day and barbecue in between, Summer Water has got you covered.
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A classic combination of Italian flavors, Sugo offers various Italian-American dishes that will make your taste buds happy. From everyoneâ€™s fave Spaghetti & Meatballs made by Uncle Scotty himself to famous dessert Tiramisu, Sugoâ€™s menu is on-point, game strong. Their food is diverse and authentic, just as they are. Try their in-house made sauce to give that extra kick to your cooking.
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Austin Motel is located south to the Colorado River and Downtown in view of the State Capitol and close proximity to the prominent bat bridge in Austin, Texas. Situated in one of the cityâ€™s most vibrant neighbourhoods, the motel is surrounded by most interesting dining, nightlife and shopping as well as hiking and biking trails. It was built in 1930â€™s by Jennie Eck and Earnest Stewarts, to accommodate Americans traveling with their cars as the country was experiencing the boom of the automobile industry during that time. Some of the amenities include 41 guest rooms and suites, swimming pool, and a lobby shop on South Congress.
With over 15 years of stylist experience under his belt, Donovan Whyteâ€™s work can be seen anywhere from billboards to on the screen. He has worked with global brands such as Nissan, Sony, Adidas, Nike, and many more.
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Donovanâ€™s wide range of artistic talents have allowed him to work successfully in Fashion Direction, Artist & Brand Development, as well as Lifestyle & Event Curation.
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Located in Marfa, Texas, El Cosmico is a 21-acre nomadic hotel and campground. They offer a sanctuary where one can experience adventure and temporary salvation in the majesty of the high plains desert. Following the belief that life should be a balance of adventure and â€˜do-nothingness,â€™ it is a second home to bon vivants, free spirits and globetrotters from around the world.
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Accommodations at El Cosmico include renovated vintage trailers, safari tents, Sioux-style tepees, Mongolian yurts, and tent campsites. There are several communal spaces for the guests recreation as well â€“ a hammock grove, an outdoor kitchen with picnic tables, a community lounge and general store, and an outdoor stage. They also rent wood-fired Dutch hot tubs and bikes for exploring Marfa.
CLASSIC GOLD DELOX EXTRAIT DE PARFUM 100ML $190 USD BARNEYS.COM
Inspired by sailing around the Cyclades Islands on the Greek Archipelago, this perfume by Tiziana Terenzi is sweet and hypnotic. The fragrance combines notes such as coffee, Turkish rose, and acacia honey. The ward-winning vessels for each piece features hand blown glass and 24k gold details.
NYLON SHOULDER BAG IN BLACK $2,290 CAD PRADA.COM
Nylon Shoulder Bag by Prada exemplifies traditional Milanese craftsmanship with a utilitarian twist. Made from calf leather and technical fabric, it features foldover top with leather-covered buckles, metal stud embellishments, and an adjustable shoulder strap. A perfect addition to your timeless piece collection.
Its simple yet elegant interiors are inspired by delicate designs that are characteristic of Balinese artisans. Truly connected with its surroundings and staying close to the nature, Chameleon Villa incorporates a dense forest and a gentle river into its architectural design. Camouflaged in the lush interiors, Villa uses this to its advantage by implementing a green system for the use of solar panels to produce electricity and a water recycling and rainwater collection system for garden irrigation. The perfect way to spend a summer close to nature. PHOTOS COURTESY OF CHAMELEON VILLA
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DBS SUPERLEGGERA FROM ÂŁ225,000 (SUGGESTED RETAIL PRICE) ASTONMARTIN.COM
Iconic luxury British car manufacturer Aston Martin is introducing the new Aston Martin DBS Superleggera. The DBS Superleggera has prominent Aston Martin attributes, yet it is stronger, broader, and more muscular than ever making it the most powerful production of the company ever. It features hexagonal grille that is both visually appealing and has the ability to feed 715bhp engine. Upgraded with the finest, strongest lightweight materials, the DBS Superleggera is also enabled with the V12 at its disposal, making the most of the vast resources. DBS has long marked the best in elegance and speed, comfort and performance.