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Columbus Isle

Think of a desert island. White sand, turquoise water and blue, blue sky. A blissful haven with multiple options for being active or just kicking back. What I love about Columbus Isle is its proximity to Montreal—a three-hour flight and you’re there! The resort is just a few minutes by car from the airport, so … Continue reading Columbus Isle

The future of cooking, according to Frédéric Anton

It’s not every day that Montreal gets to play host to a three-star Michelin chef! Passing through the city as part of the Les Grands Chefs Relais & Châteaux event (benefitting the Fondation de l’Institut de tourisme et d’hôtellerie du Québec), we had the pleasure to meet with Frédéric Anton. You have learned from some … Continue reading The future of cooking, according to Frédéric Anton

Maison Marie Saint Pierre Portrait of agifted woman

1986 – A hard-working student rece ives her fashion diploma from LaSalle College. Thirty years later, she is ranked among the fashion greats. This did not happen by accident. Marie Saint Pierre seems to collect awards without ever seeking them. Like all designers with their own label, Saint Pierre is motivated to constantly re-invent her … Continue reading Maison Marie Saint Pierre Portrait of agifted woman

Let there be light!

Hanging, fixed, for floor or table, lighting can make all the difference in setting the ambiance. Today’s designer lamps and fixtures are luminous gems, adding a unique sculptural touch while creating the perfect mood. And they become cozy companions during long winter nights. We train our spotlight on a few outstanding models. Let there be … Continue reading Let there be light!

A thirst for life

Martin Gauthier runs an agency known worldwide for its part in creating the famous “taste tags” so familiar to SAQ customers across Qu ebec. He spoke to us about a passion that speaks to his unbridled love of live. IT STARTED AS A SIMPLE INTEREST… Gauthier admits openly that nothing predisposed him to becoming the … Continue reading A thirst for life

Gentleman

We wish to sincerely thank PORSCHE LAUZON for their precious collaboration and generous hospitality. Photographer: Jean-Claude Lussier Stylist: Cary Tauben Model: Joel (Next) Hair and make-up: Leslie-Ann Thomson (Folio) Photographer’s Assistants: Marc-André Dumas and William Langlais Retouching Artist: Marc-André Dumas Gentleman – e-mag

CHIC & SWELL

Model : Anna (Folio) Hair and make-up Stylist: Leslie-Ann Thomson (Folio) Photographer’s Assistants: Marc-André Dumas and William Langlais Retouching Artist: Marc-André Dumas Photographer: Jean-Claude Lussier Stylist: Cary Tauben CHIC & SWELL – e-mag

One with nature

We are in the Laurentians, at the country home of Claude Marcotte, a partner at Carbonleo, and his wife, Josée Dufresne, co-founder of LaBoum. The house is a hive of activity, with our homeowner’s four children also in residence. Not to mention all the friends who are yet to arrive! “This place was made for … Continue reading One with nature

Helping women succeed across the board

Sometimes a cause chooses you, as opp osed to the other way around, as was the case with Caroline Codsi, founder and president of not-for-profit organization, La Gouvernance au féminin (aka Women and Boards). It all started in 2010, when Codsi—a veteran business woman who has lived on three continents and speaks four languages fluently—wanted … Continue reading Helping women succeed across the board